The Boys in London

 

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Along with the Sex Pistols, Clash and the Damned, The Boys were part of the first wave of the mid-1970’s UK punk explosion. Armed with an arsenal of killer Steel/Dangerfield songs The Boys became the first UK punk band to sign an album deal in January 1977.

As Last FM puts it: “The Boys made arguably one of the best LPs of the 70s with their self-titled first album and provided the template for superior Pop Punk before even the Buzzcocks had got out of first gear”.

The Boys were born in September 1975 when singer/guitarist Matt Dangerfield left Mick Jones and Tony James’s fledgling punk band London SS to form a new band with ex-Hollywood Brats songwriter/keyboard player Casino Steel. Dangerfield’s art college friend, guitarist Honest John Plain, was soon recruited. The following year they held auditions for the bass and drum roles with Kid Reid and Jack Black completing the line-up.

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NEXT BOYS GIGS:
Thurs 15 Jan: Shanghai, China
Fri 16 Jan: Shanghai, China
Sat 17 Jan: Nantong, China

Sun 18 Jan: Hefei, China
Tues 20 Jan: Wuhan, China
Wed 21 Jan: Xinxiang, China
Thurs 22 Jan: Zibo, China
Fri 23 Jan: Qingdao, China
Sat 24 Jan: Beijing, China

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Site construction – 29 January 1999. Latest update – 17 December 2014

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