Various ‎– The Roxy London WC2 (Jan - Apr 77)

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SHSP 4069, 0C 062-99 206 Various The Roxy London WC2 (Jan - Apr 77)(LP, Album) Harvest, Harvest SHSP 4069, 0C 062-99 206 UK 1977 Sell This Version
TC-SHSP 4069, OC 262-99 206 Various The Roxy London W.C.2.(Cass, Album) Harvest, Harvest TC-SHSP 4069, OC 262-99 206 UK 1977 Sell This Version
3C 064-99206 Various The Roxy London WC2 (Jan - Apr 77)(LP, Album) EMI 3C 064-99206 Italy 1977 Sell This Version
SHSP 4069 Various The Roxy London WC2 (Jan - Apr 77)(LP, Album) Harvest SHSP 4069 Australia 1977 Sell This Version
SHSP 4069 Various The Roxy London WC2 (Jan - Apr 77)(LP, Album) Harvest SHSP 4069 New Zealand 1977 Sell This Version
8E07299206 Various The Roxy London WC2 (Jan - Apr 77)(LP, Album) Valentim De Carvalho 8E07299206 Portugal 1977 Sell This Version
EMS-80905 Various The Roxy London WC2 (Jan - Apr 77)(LP, Album, Promo) EMI EMS-80905 Japan 1977 Sell This Version
2 C 068-99206 Various The Roxy London WC2 (Jan - Apr 77)(LP, Comp) Pathé Marconi EMI, Harvest 2 C 068-99206 France 1977 Sell This Version
1C 064-99 206 Various The Roxy London WC2 (Jan - Apr 77)(LP, Comp) Harvest, EMI Electrola 1C 064-99 206 Germany 1977 Sell This Version
EMS 1189 Various The Roxy London WC2 (Jan - Apr 77)(LP, Comp, RP) EMI EMS 1189 UK 1980 Sell This Version
062-1992061 Various The Roxy London WC2 (Jan - Apr 77)(LP, Album) Harvest 062-1992061 Greece 1987 Sell This Version
RRCD 132 Various Live At The Roxy London WC2 (Jan - Apr 77)(CD, Album, RE) Receiver Records Limited RRCD 132 UK 1990 Sell This Version
RRLC 132 Various Live At The Roxy London WC2 (Jan - Apr 77)(Cass, Comp) Receiver Records Limited RRLC 132 UK 1990 Sell This Version
RRLP 132 Various Live At The Roxy London WC2 (Jan - Apr 77)(LP, RE, Gat) Receiver Records Limited RRLP 132 UK 1990 Sell This Version
CMDDD353 Various The Roxy London WC2 (Jan - Apr 77)(2xCD, RE) Sanctuary Records CMDDD353 UK 2001 Sell This Version
40026 Various The Roxy London WC2 (Jan - Apr 77)(LP, Comp, RE, 180) Earmark 40026 Italy 2004 Sell This Version
LD 6448 Various The Roxy London WC2 (Jan - Apr 77)(CD, Comp) Castle Music LD 6448 UK 2005 Sell This Version
RRCD132 Various Live At The Roxy London WC2 (Jan - Apr 77)(CD, Comp, RE) Receiver Records Limited RRCD132 UK Unknown Sell This Version
1C 064-99 206 Various The Roxy London WC2 (Jan - Apr 77)(LP, Comp, RE, Unofficial) Harvest (2), EMI Electrola (2) 1C 064-99 206 Germany Unknown Sell This Version

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Gronk73

Gronk73

July 26, 2018
edited 3 months ago
referencing Live At The Roxy London WC2 (Jan - Apr 77), CD, Comp, RE, RRCD132

Four decades later, critics and fans are still arguing about what "punk" meant. Was it a musical style? A code of dress? Did the bands themselves embrace the term, or was it thrust upon them? Was it always political? Was it *ever* political? Even if we confine ourselves to the musical aspect of the debate, it's obvious that punk never had a single definition. Play this record back to back with "Live from CBGB's" and you'll understand just how astonishingly different the New York and UK scenes were; at times, the only immediate resemblance between the two versions of punk is that they were both played in small nightclubs. The Roxy, which operated for just four months in 1977, was the epicenter of London's punk scene...but, as "England's Dreaming" author Jon Savage acknowledges, "it was also where the dream of access turned sour, as many of the groups that came up displayed a lack of imagination and a reliance upon formula...Punk's accessibility seemed to suggest that anyone could do it: the Roxy proved that not everybody could." The Unwanted typify this dreary, derivative approach on 'Freedom'. Wire deliver solid early versions of two "Pink Flag" standards ('Lowdown' and '12XU') but were already beginning to distance themselves from the sneering punk stereotype, and wisely so. The Roxy being synonymous with London, it's interesting to note that the record opens and closes with performances by Mancunian bands: Slaughter and the Dogs and Buzzcocks. They also happen to be the tightest of the groups represented here; Buzzcocks, in particular, were going places and their talent is unmistakable even on this ragged live recording.

Not the most entertaining album of its era, but an essential listen for students of punk history.
saxonman1

saxonman1

December 8, 2016
referencing The Roxy London WC2 (Jan - Apr 77), LP, Album, Promo, EMS-80905
i have had a uk copy of this lp for well over 3 decades but i had NEVER seen this japan copy until recently, this was released in japan in 1977 in very limited quantity, the sleeve has a rather thick cardboard 70s style sleeve, a thick 70s style obi strip and a fold out insert with english lyrics and an essay in japanese on all bands featured here, obviously this record did not sell very well at the time in japan and went oop as quick as it came out, if you are a big 1977 uk punk freak and you collect a lot of stuff in this vein GET THIS!!!! if you ever see it as i only saw this for the first time recently, that is why i grabbed it...
DeadshotKeen

DeadshotKeen

February 3, 2011
referencing The Roxy London WC2 (Jan - Apr 77), LP, Album, SHSP 4069, 0C 062-99 206
Did this one really come with a gatefold sleeve? I would like to see scans to prove that. Thank you.