The Nightingales
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1979
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The Nightingales

The Nightingales Biography (Wikipedia)

Nightingales (a.k.a. The Nightingales) are a UK post-punk/alternative rock band formed in 1979 in Birmingham, England by four members of Birmingham's original punk group The Prefects who had been part of The Clash's 'White Riot Tour', recorded a couple of Peel Sessions, released a 45 on Rough Trade and, years after splitting up, had a retrospective CD released by New York indie label Acute Records.

Described in John Robb's definitive book on 'post punk' Death To Trad Rock as "The misfits' misfits" and comprising an ever-fluctuating line up, based around lyricist/singer Robert Lloyd, the Nightingales enjoyed cult status in the early '80s as darlings of the credible music scene and were championed by John Peel, who said of them – "Their performances will serve to confirm their excellence when we are far enough distanced from the 1980s to look at the period rationally and other, infinitely better known, bands stand revealed as charlatans".

The original members were Robert Lloyd on vocals, Eamonn Duffy on bass and Paul Apperley on drums, all formerly of The Prefects. The band, before splitting up, played more sessions on John Peel's BBC Radio 1 show than any other band excluding The Fall and Half Man Half Biscuit.

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Commercial Suicide Man
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Give Em Time
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Give Em Time
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Let's Talk About Living
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Let's Talk About Living
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Return Journey
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Return Journey
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Inside Out
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Inside Out
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How To Age - BBC Session 03/03/1985
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How To Age - BBC Session 03/03/1985
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First My Job - BBC Session 03/03/1985
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First My Job - BBC Session 03/03/1985
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Part-Time Moral England - BBC Session 03/03/1985
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Part-Time Moral England - BBC Session 03/03/1985
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Coo-Ca-Choo
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Coo-Ca-Choo
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In
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In
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The Divorce That Never Was (6 Music session for Marc Riley 140217)
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The Divorce That Never Was (6 Music session for Marc Riley 140217)
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The Abstract Dad / Taffy Come Home (6 Music Session, 15 April)
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The Abstract Dad / Taffy Come Home (6 Music Session, 15 April)
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Thick and Thin (6 Music Session, 15 April)
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Thick and Thin (6 Music Session, 15 April)
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Dumb And Drummer
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Dumb And Drummer
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Crafty Fag
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Crafty Fag
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This (Radio 1 John Peel Session, 5 Dec 1983)
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This (Radio 1 John Peel Session, 5 Dec 1983)
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Not Man Enough (Radio 1 Session, 5 Dec 1983)
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Not Man Enough (Radio 1 Session, 5 Dec 1983)
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All Talk (Radio 1 Session, 5 Dec 1983)
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All Talk (Radio 1 Session, 5 Dec 1983)
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Look Satisfied (Radio 1 John Peel Session, 5 Dec 1983)
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Look Satisfied (Radio 1 John Peel Session, 5 Dec 1983)
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Too Posh Too Push
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Too Posh Too Push
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Big Print
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Big Print
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The Lodger - Riley Session 140217
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The Lodger - Riley Session 140217
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Drown
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Drown
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Booze and Broads and Beauty
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Booze and Broads and Beauty
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The Divorce That Never Was
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The Divorce That Never Was
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We Turn Up - 6 Music Session, 15 Oct 2012
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We Turn Up - 6 Music Session, 15 Oct 2012
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Grown So Ugly - 6 Music Session, 15 Oct 2012
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Grown So Ugly - 6 Music Session, 15 Oct 2012
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Real Gone Daddy - 6 Music Session, 15 Oct 2012
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Real Gone Daddy - 6 Music Session, 15 Oct 2012
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Gales Doc (6Music Session 260516)
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Gales Doc (6Music Session 260516)
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Lower Than Ever
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Lower Than Ever
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Paraffin Brain
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Paraffin Brain
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