Buzzcocks
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1976
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Buzzcocks Biography (Wikipedia)

Buzzcocks are an English punk rock band, formed in Bolton, England, in 1976 by singer-songwriter-guitarist Pete Shelley and singer-songwriter Howard Devoto. They are regarded as an important influence on the Manchester music scene, the independent record label movement, punk rock, power pop, and pop punk. They achieved commercial success with singles that fused pop craftsmanship with rapid-fire punk energy. These singles were collected on Singles Going Steady, described by critic Ned Raggett as a "punk masterpiece".

Devoto and Shelley chose the name "Buzzcocks" after reading the headline, "It's the Buzz, Cock!", in a review of the TV series Rock Follies in Time Out magazine. The "buzz" is the excitement of playing on stage; "cock" is Manchester slang meaning "mate" (as in friend/buddy). They thought it captured the excitement of the Sex Pistols and nascent punk scene.

Devoto left the band in 1977, after which Pete Shelley became the principal singer-songwriter.

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Moving Away From The Pulsebeat
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Moving Away From The Pulsebeat
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Fiction Romance
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Fiction Romance
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What Do I Get?
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What Do I Get?
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Ever Fallen in Love (With Someone You Shouldn't've)
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Ever Fallen in Love (With Someone You Shouldn't've)
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Everybody's Happy Nowadays
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Everybody's Happy Nowadays
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Get On Our Own
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Get On Our Own
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Everybody's Happy Nowadays (Radio 1 John Peel Session, 18 Oct 1978)
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Everybody's Happy Nowadays (Radio 1 John Peel Session, 18 Oct 1978)
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Boredom
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Boredom
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Boredom
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Breakdown
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Breakdown
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You Say You Don't Love Me
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You Say You Don't Love Me
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I Don't Mind
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I Don't Mind
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Boredom
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Boredom
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Love Is Lies
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Love Is Lies
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Noise Annoys
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Noise Annoys
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Love You More
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Love You More
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Promises
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Promises
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Lipstick
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Lipstick
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Love Battery
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Love Battery
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Ever Fallen In Love
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Ever Fallen In Love
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Fast Cars
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