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A Place To Find Some Rarer Tunes (Mod, PowerPop, Punk, Ska) ripped from my vinyl collection. If it sounds good I'll post it. The idea being that now you know about them, you can seek them out! If anyone is unhappy about any of these posts please contact me & I will take them off.

Saturday 12 August 2017

Zorkie Twins - Mr. Simpson (1980)

b/w From Now On

Nice Sounds from this Birkenhead based New Wave / Mod act, operating out of Buckley/Hawarden and Chester [1979 - 1981]

Mike Kendrick (Voc Guitar)
Colin Miller (Guitar Voc)
Paul Bedford (Bass)
John Roberts (Drums).

Their first recording dates from June 1979 and was a track "Sooner or Later" on the Merseyside independant label Skeleton Records 7" EP compilation Blank Tapes Vol. 1 [SKL 002 Released 14-12-1979] Produced by John Brierley owner and manager of the Cargo Studios in Rochdale  (NB - If you follow the link, have a look at the Studio Planners)

Bulls Head 1980 L-R  Paul Mike John
 In June 1980 The band released their Sole 45 "Mr. Simpson / From Now On" - Skeleton records [SKL 6]

In November of the same year they provided another track "Little Arthur" to the Compilation LP "...A Trip to the Dentist" again For Skeleton Records [SKLLP 1] 

After the demise of the band in 1981, Colin Miller (Voc, Guitar), Paul Bedford (Bass) & John Roberts (Drums) went on to form The Rhythm Squad.

Useless Info - Other (Unreleased) Tracks by the band include - Close Encounters Of Girl Kind/Tracks To My Heart/Don't Push Me/She's So Pretty/Too Good To Be True [info from myspace]

Scans & Sounds (Of All Records Mentioned)