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This British post-punk band, with definite pop leanings, was formed in June 1978 and comprised Barbara Gogan (b. Dublin, Eire; vocals/electric guitar), Mitch Barker (vocals), Clive Timperley (electric guitar, /vocals), Claire Bidwell (bass/vocals) and Richard Williams (drums). All save Timperley acquired featured in Streams Of Interest, while all except Bidwell acquired spent amount of time in the many incarnations from the Derelicts between 1974 and 1976. During this time period, Timperley also used Joe Strummer’s 101ers. Gogan still left her Dublin house at age 18 and resolved in France in just a Marxist commune. She found London in 1972 and transferred right into a ‘squat’ near Ladbroke Grove, where she became associated with the Derelicts, a loose assortment of like-minded left-wingers. Evolving in to the Passions, they released their initial one, ‘Fine needles And Pins’, in the small Soho label, also house from the Nips as well as the Inmates. They dropped Barker in 1979 whenever a damaged knee halted his musical actions. Continuing being a four-piece they agreed upon to Fiction Information because of their debut album and something one, ‘Hunted’. Bidwell still left in July 1980 to create Schwarze Kapelle and joined the Wall structure. David Agar, once an associate from the fledgling Spandau Ballet, changed her. Three times later, these were slipped by Fiction but dropped immediately on the feet using a agreement for Polydor Information. The Passions finally discovered achievement in 1981 making use of their second solitary for the label, ‘I’m DEEPLY IN LOVE WITH A German Film Celebrity’. It might be their just hit, regardless of the eloquence and power of later materials. Timperley left to perform a health store in Dec 1981, as the recruitment of Kevin Armstrong (ex-Local Heroes SW9) on acoustic guitar and Jeff Smith (ex-Lene Lovich music group) on keyboards didn’t place the brakes on the commercial slip. Armstrong himself remaining in August 1982 to become changed by STEVE.

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Full Name Passions
Died August 5, 2002, San Diego, California, United States
Awards Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Original Song, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama Series, Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Music Direction And Composition For A Drama Series, GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Daily Drama, Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement in Live & Direct To Tape Sound Mixing For A Drama Series
Albums Thirty Thousand Feet Over China, Michael & Miranda, (Walking Down That) Lonely Road / This Is My Love (Outtake) [Digital 45], The Best Of, Sanctuary, Passion Plays, I Gotta Know / Aphrodite (Digital 45), Beautiful Dreamer / One Look Is All It Took (Digital 45), Golden Oldies
Nominations Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series, Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series Directing Team, Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series Writing Team, ALMA Award for Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Soap Opera, Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Costume Design For A Drama Series, Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Multiple Camera Editing For A Drama Series, Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Makeup For A Drama Series, Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lighting Direction For A Drama Series, Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Hairstyling For A Drama Series, Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Casting Director for a Drama Series, Writers Guild of America Award for Television: Daytime Serials, ALMA Award for Outstanding Performance in a Daytime Drama Series, ALMA Award for Outstanding Daytime Drama

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