PUNKNET 77 - 4 Skins



Discography
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Sham 69 oriented oi-punk band from London, who did two great LP in early 80's. Orginal line-up was Tom McCourt (bass), Gary Hodges (vocals), Steve Pear (guitar) and John Jacobs (drums), but the best known line-up (1981-1983) was Tom McCourt (bass), Panther (vocals), John Jacobs (guitar), Pete Abbot (drums). Note: Jacobs changed from drums to guitar!
The third line-up (1983-1984) was: Roi Pearce (vocals), Tom McCourt (bass), Paul Swain (guitar), Ian Bramson (drums). Now McCourt was only original member.

Discography:

One Law For Them / Brave New World (Clockwork Fun CF-101) 8/81
Yesterdays Heroes / Justice, Get Out Of My Life (Secret Records SHH-125) 1/82
Low Life / Bread Or Blood (Secret Records SHH-141) -82
** LP ** The Good, The Bad & The 4-Skins (Secret Records SEC-4) -82
** LP ** A Fistful Of... (Syndicate Records SYN-1) -83
** LP ** From Chaos To 1984 (Live) (Syndicate Records SYN-LP-5) -84
** LP ** The Wonderful World Of The 4-Skins (compilation) (Link Records) -87
** LP ** A Few 4-Skins More Vol. 1 (first two LPs) (double album, Link Records) -87
** LP ** A Few 4-Skins More Vol. 2 (3rd LP + rarities)(double album, Link Records) -87
** LP ** Live and Loud!! (Link Records) -89

Most important tracks on compilations:

Oi! the Album: Wonderful World (EMI ZIT-1) -80
Oi! the Album: Chaos (EMI ZIT-1) -80
Carry On Oi!: Evil (Secret SEC-2) -81
Strength Thru Oi!: 1984 (Decca SKIN-1) -81
Strength Thru Oi!: Sorry (Decca SKIN-1) -81
Bollocks To Xmas: Merry Xmas Everybody (Secret Records) 12/81
Son Of Oi!: On The Streets (Syndicate SYN-LP-3) -83
Oi! Chartbusters Vol. 1 : Clockwork Skinhead (Link Records)
Oi! Chartbusters Vol. 2: Plastic Gangsters (Link Records) -83
Secret Records-The Punk Singles Collection: One Law for them, Yesterday's Heroes, Low Life, Seems To Me (Anagram CD PUNK 13) -93

Secret Records-The Punk Singles Collection Vol. 2: Brave New World, Justice, Bread Or Blood (Anagram CD PUNK 60) -95

4 Skins links:

4 Skins - Interview from 'Rising Free Fanzine' no. 4 ('81)
4 Skins - Putte
4 Skins - Trouser Press
4 Skins - by Chris
4 Skins - Nostalgia Central


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Created by JJu: February 6, 1996        Yesterdays Heroes!

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