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The Crybabys


This bluesy rock ‘n’ roll quartet from the united kingdom was formed in 1990 by former Boys guitarist ‘Honest’ John Plain (b. 12 Apr 1952, Leeds, Yorkshire, Britain). Recruiting Darrell Shower (electric guitar/vocals), John Cooper (bass) and Robbie Rushton (drums), they agreed upon with Receiver Information the same season. Drawing motivation from Mott The Hoople, Hanoi Stones as well as the Georgia Satellites, the Crybabys effectively bridged the distance between punk and rock and roll ‘n’ move. Shambolic, chaotic and filled with strength, they debuted with Where Possess All The Great Girls Eliminated. Cooper was changed by Tag Duncan for the documenting from the follow-up THE TYPE Of Rock and roll ‘N’ Move?, but Recipient’s refusal release a the record hastened the untimely demise from the Crybabys. Their recordings likened favourably with the very best that either the likewise inclined Canines D’Amour (whom Shower later became a member of) or Quireboys stated in that period. Shower and Plain afterwards performed in Ian Hunter’s Dirty Laundry before briefly re-forming the Crybabys in 2002.

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Music Songs Lovin What's Left, You Don't Have to Wear Boots to Be a Cowboy, When You Leave Me Baby Can I Come Too, She Didn't Like Rock and Roll, Remember to Forget, Go Go Girl, Where Have All the Good Girls Gone, Who Were You Thinking Of, This Is What We Want, Pub Crawlin', Forever's Gone, European Girls, Too Hot to Last, Staggerin' Lengths, Rock 'n' Roll Heart, Joe's Song, Daily Misery, Backstreet Girl, Sad, Sad Girl, Lovin' What's Left of Me, Tell Me, Punk Rock, Scars, Damage, Bean Eater, I Want You, Money, Marie Marie
Albums Where Have All the Good Girls Gone, Daily Misery, The Italian Job

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