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These will be some Rarer tunes (Mod, powerpop, punk, ska, - if it's got a good sound I'll post it) ripped from my vinyl collection. The idea is that now you Know about them, You can seek them out!
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Wednesday, 12 January 2011

The Transmitters - Party (1978)

b/w - 0.5 Alive

Here's the 1st 45 from this Ealing (West London) band. This was released a couple of months (June) after their Debut LP -- 24 Hours - [Ebony Records EBY1002] which was recorded / Engineered in "24 hours" on March 12th/13th - released in May
The sleeve states : We arrived at 9.00AM Sunday Morning, Alan Jackoby (Tape Engineer) at 9.30 To let us in and save the pigeons from more torment, Rob Arenstein (Engineer) Overslept so we started recording at 10.30, Martin Adam took over at 10.00PM and we next saw daylight at 9.50AM Monday morning.... never again!!

The Band were
John F. Quinn (voc)
Mike Lee (guitar)
Vince Cutcliffe (guitar)
Sam Dodson (bass)
Jim Chase (Drums & keyboards)

Following on with their 24 hours theme the transmitters organised a "24 Hours London tour"
Which commenced Midnight 12th July 1978 where they were playing at The Speakeasy then in the morning outside The Rainbow followed by external appearances (on the back of a lorry) at The Roundhouse (1pm), Dingwalls (1.30), The Lyceum (2.30), The Nashville Rooms (4.00), The Hammersmith Odeon (4.30), The Royal Albert Hall (5.30), The Palladium (7.00), The Marquee (7.30) Culminating with an open aired gig in Ealing (10.30)

If anyone can confirm sightings of the above please leave a comment

For more info there's a highly informative myspace

sounds & scans below



  1. Hello,

    Happy New Year

    can you please repost this 7''?

    Thank you very much
    Efstathiou Stathis