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The career from the Banned, located in Croydon, Britain, spanned only two singles released in the height of punk. Both had been cover versions shipped inside a power pop vein – arousing suspicions that this group had been at members from the pub rock and roll fraternity wanting to leap onto punk’s bandwagon. However, their first solitary, ‘Little Lady’/‘CPGJ’s’, do reach the united kingdom graphs, peaking at quantity 36 in Dec 1977 after becoming licensed from your group’s personal Can’t Eat label to Harvest Information. It had been a reputable cover from the Syndicate Of Audio’s 1966 strike. Richard Harvey performed on the program utilizing the name Mansworth. Another solitary, was also a cove, this time around, Paul Revere AS WELL AS THE Raiders’ ‘Him Or Me’/‘You Dirty Rat’, released the following 12 months, was less effective, and became their last launch. Paul Sordid (drums, vocals), Pete New (acoustic guitar), Ben Dover (acoustic guitar) and Tommy Take (bass) subsequently vanished from your music picture, although Sordid, who was simply actually Paul Aitken, proceeds in a addresses band, and in addition known as, the Retros.

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