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Wednesday, 2 January 2019

Punkettes - Going Out Wiva Punk (1977)



b/w Polythene


“Punksploitation” - The short-lived practice of putting together a group of Seasoned Session Musicians and asking them to produce a loud and/or crude punk single in order to quickly cash-in on the punk “fad” that was peaking in the late 70s.

Talking of Punksploitation

OK, So this is a Novelty Cash-in 45 [More than Possibly for the Christmas Market, as it was released Nov '77] However it's the B-side that has grown on me over the years.

Both sides are penned by different people - Eileen Ray / Terry Bull

The Lead Vocal is rumoured to be Sue Wilkinson RIP (Yes That Sue)

Useless Info - Terry Bull was a writers pseudonym used by John Lees (Barclay James Harvest)

Sounds & Scans

4 comments:

  1. I like both sides of this. The 'White Dopes On Punk' comp tries to link Terry Bull to the bass player in Some Chicken but I doubt that'd be right.

    My favourite of the early pure novelty records is 'Super Punk' by Charlie Drake'. A bit late in the day (1980) but good for comedy value is Freddy Cannon's 'Hey Punk Rocker!', though the comedy was never intentional.

    The school I attended had a copy of that Richard Allen book. I gave up reading it halfway through.

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    1. I agree the Richard Allen pulp novels are pretty bad, although the Skinhead books are easy to read.

      As to other novelty records; when getting this post ready it was a toss up between this and "Norman Gunston's" 1977 Aussie 45 "I Might Be A Punk {but I love you baby}". Which as it's already ripped I've uploaded [As a bonus for anyone that reads the comments] here

      https://www79.zippyshare.com/v/3eYKoOeX/file.html

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  2. Thanks for the Norman Gunston link, not too bad actually.

    Does anyone know anything about 'I Want To Be A Punk This Christmas' by Rusty Nails & The Angels on Bing Records? Reviewed in Record Mirror and included in Dizzy's wants list on Bored Teenagers. I'm guessing it's a figment of the reviewer imagination.

    https://www.americanradiohistory.com/Archive-Record-Mirror/70s/78/Record-Mirror-1978-12-08.pdf

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    1. Mario's "45 Revs" Gives it a mention under the "Never released" section.

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