UK Subs

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The UK Subs were another group that emerged from the scene at The Roxy in London in 1977. Founder and Lead Vocalist Charlie Harper was playing in R&B and pub rock groups before being influenced by bands like The Damned to turn to punk.

The band was based around Harper's growling Cockney vocals with Nicky Garratt on Guitar, Paul Slack on Bass and a variety of drummers. Although adopting punk stylings, the bands work was still heavily influenced by R&B, albeit played fast. Their sound was most similar to Sham 69 or The Angelic Upstarts, although without the skinhead following

Whilst never having a big hit, several singles made the lower reaches of the Top 30 in the late 70s, including "Stranglehold", "Tomorrow's Girls", a cover of The Zombies classic "She's Not There" and "Warhead". The first two studio LPs "Another Kind of Blues" and "Brand New Age" also made the lower reaches of the album charts.

In 1983 Nicky Garratt left the band along with bass player Alvin Gibbs and then drummer Kim Wylie leaving Charlie Harper to recruit a whole new band.

Garratt would come back in and out of the line-up over the following 25 years whilst Charlie carried on touring and recording with an almost ever changing line-up.

The UK Subs are the only band to record an album for every letter of the alphabet, in order, reaching Z (Ziezo) in 2016.
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GEMK 100 UK Subs - Another Kind Of Blues album art UK Subs Another Kind Of Blues (Album) GEM (2), RCA GEMK 100 UK 1979 Sell This Version
LS-23, L.S. 23, VR 21394 UK Subs - Live Kicks album art U.K. Subs* Live Kicks (MiniAlbum, Album) Stiff Records LS-23, L.S. 23, VR 21394 Netherlands 1980 Sell This Version
GEMLP 111, PL 43423, GEMEP 1, PC 9595 UK Subs - Crash Course - Live album art U.K. Subs* Crash Course - Live (Album) GEM (2), RCA, GEM (2), RCA GEMLP 111, PL 43423, GEMEP 1, PC 9595 UK 1980 Sell This Version
GEMLP 106, PL 43206 UK Subs - Brand New Age album art U.K. Subs* Brand New Age (Album) GEM (2), RCA GEMLP 106, PL 43206 UK 1980 Sell This Version
PL 43507 UK Subs - Diminished Responsibility album art U.K. Subs* Diminished Responsibility (Album) GEM (2), GEM (2) PL 43507 Germany 1981 Sell This Version
NEL 6021 UK Subs - Endangered Species album art U.K. Subs* Endangered Species (Album) Roadrunner Records NEL 6021 Scandinavia 1982 Sell This Version
LIVE 009 UK Subs - Live At Gossips 28-9-81 album art U.K. Subs* Live At Gossips 28-9-81(Cass, Ltd, Num, Whi) Chaos Tapes, Chaos Cassettes LIVE 009 UK 1982 Sell This Version
SIG 3, FALL LP 018 UK Subs - Flood Of Lies album art U.K. Subs* Flood Of Lies (Album) Scarlet Records, Fallout Records SIG 3, FALL LP 018 UK 1983 Sell This Version
Fall lp 031 UK Subs - Gross-Out USA album art U.K. Subs* Gross-Out USA (Album) Fallout Records Fall lp 031 UK 1984 Sell This Version
RFBLP 1 UK Subs - Huntington Beach album art U.K. Subs* Huntington Beach (Album) RFB Recordings RFBLP 1 UK 1985 Sell This Version
RFB LP 2 UK Subs - In Action (Tenth Anniversary) album art UK Subs In Action (Tenth Anniversary) (Album) RFB Recordings RFB LP 2 UK 1986 Sell This Version
A-142 UK Subs - Left For Dead (Alive In Holland '86) album art UK Subs Left For Dead (Alive In Holland '86) (Album) ROIR A-142 US 1986 Sell This Version
NRA05 UK Subs - A.W.O.L. album art U.K. Subs* A.W.O.L. (Album) New Red Archives NRA05 UK 1987 Sell This Version
FALL LP 045 UK Subs - Japan Today album art U.K. Subs* Japan Today (Album) Fallout Records FALL LP 045 UK 1987 Sell This Version
Kill 009 UK Subs - Rock 'n' Roll Savages album art U.K. Subs* Rock 'n' Roll Savages(Cass, Album, Num, C-6) Destroy Tapes Kill 009 UK 1988 Sell This Version
FALL CD 047 UK Subs - Killing Time album art U.K. Subs* Killing Time (Album) Fallout Records FALL CD 047 UK & Europe 1988 Sell This Version
REM 005 UK Subs - Greatest Hits Live In Paris album art U.K. Subs* Greatest Hits Live In Paris (Album) Released Emotions Records REM 005 UK 1990 Sell This Version
RRCD 146, RRCD146 UK Subs - Live At The Roxy Club album art UK Subs Live At The Roxy Club (Album) Receiver Records Limited RRCD 146, RRCD146 UK 1991 Sell This Version
FALL LP 048 UK Subs - Mad Cow Fever album art U.K. Subs* Mad Cow Fever (Album) Fallout Records FALL LP 048 UK 1991 Sell This Version
STR CD 030 UK Subs - Greatest Hits Live album art UK Subs Greatest Hits Live (Comp) Streetlink STR CD 030 France 1992 Sell This Version
FALL LP 050 UK Subs - Normal Service Resumed album art UK Subs Normal Service Resumed (Album) Fallout Records, Jungle Records FALL LP 050 UK 1993 Sell This Version
FALL CD 052 UK Subs - Occupied album art UK Subs Occupied (Album) Fallout Records FALL CD 052 UK 1996 Sell This Version
CLP9929-2 UK Subs - Riot album art UK Subs Riot (Album) Cleopatra CLP9929-2 US 1997 Sell This Version
FALL LP 054, none UK Subs - Quintessentials album art UK Subs Quintessentials (Album) Fallout Records, Jungle Records FALL LP 054, none UK 1997 Sell This Version
pincd 101 UK Subs - Europe Calling album art UK Subs Europe Calling(CD, Album) Pinhead pincd 101 UK 1998 Sell This Version

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