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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.

Sunday 3 November 2019

Street 66 - Conman (1983)

b/w All The Small Minds

Great Mod/Powerpop from this Welsh (Caerphilly/Cardiff) band led by Alex Silva 

The band appears to have been short-lived & I'll admit to have been having problems working out the line up but now thanks to Swifty leaving a comment I can confirm the 4 piece were

Alex Silva (Voc, Guitar, Sax)
Street 66
Steve "Vannie" Van Koningsveld  (Guitar) Later playing with Bryn Gregory & the Co-Stars
Nicky Morgan (Bass)
Clive Wakeley (Drums) Worked in Ivor Barnetts Music Shop in Caerphilly

Alex was also in another Cardiff Mod band "Living School" (who becmae A Sound Reaction [1983-85]) with
Jamie Sinclair-Thomson (Guitar Voc)
Nicky Morgan (Bass)
Kris Ayre (Drums)

Useless Info - Alex Silva is better known for being the Guitarist for Papa's New Faith [1987-89] & Even more renouned as a record producer. Famously the Manic Street Preachers 1995 Holy Bible amongst others.

Sleeve Front
The 45 does come with a Pic sleeve but mine is without.

As always anyone that can add/put straight any info please leave a comment

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