Let's Get The Hell Back To Lubbock - Terry & Gerry

Let's Get The Hell Back To Lubbock
Cherry Red Records are delighted to announce the release of the recorded works (B sides and alternate versions/mixes included) of Birmingham's greatest political romantics skiffle combo, Terry & Gerry. The bastard offspring of Lonnie Donegan, Buddy Holly, and indeed Country Joe & The Fish, with a diploma from the Billy Bragg school of social politics, a healthy cynicism about fashion trends, and a heart with a bruise the size of a broken love affair, Terry Lilly and Gerry Colvin effervesced on to the scene in September 1984 and for one brief shining moment (four years actually), the future of music was a double bass, a battered guitar and a washboard. Although they never broke through to commercial success, Terry & Gerry were one of England's most exciting bands of the '80s. Their demo tape resulted in a high-profile BBC session with popular disc jockey and producer John Peel and tours in Holland, Belgium, the United States, and the United Kingdom. According to the London Sunday Times, "if some of their act has the nostalgic pleasure of a '50s revivalist group, like the Darts, the rest of it is increasingly topical. Even their cowboy and Indian songs have social bite and political numbers, like "The Last Bullet in the Gun" have the plangent authority of an Elvis Costello." Features "From Lubbock To Clintwood East" LP, plus all the singles, B sides, alternate versions, live tracks and an EP! Extended sleeve notes written by Mike Davies (Ex-Melody Maker) and lovingly restored and re-packaged in true Cherry Red Records style.
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Code: CDMRED315
Weight: 200
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