The Abs

The Abs

Punk band from Newport, Wales.
Formed in 1980 the original line up was:
The Legendary Johnny Figgs - vocals (1980-1983)
Baz (Barrie Oldfield) - guitar, & later vocals
Murph (Kieran Murphy) - bass (1980-1986)
The Rev (John Oldfield) - drums

Figgs left around 1983, & Baz took over the vocals duties. Other members were:
Bryn Jones - guitar (1984-1991)
Fatty Ashtray (Jon Simpson) - bass (1986-1990)
Dingo (Richie Glover) - bass (1990-1991)
The band split in 1991.

The band were known for their melodic style & tongue-in-cheek lyrics.
After The Abs split, Baz Oldfield & John Oldfield formed Doctor Bison.
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The Abs Discography Tracks


none The Abs Fresh From The Pan Demos(Cass, S/Sided) Not On Label none UK 1986 Sell This Version
The Abs Mentalenema (MiniAlbum) Link Records (4) UK 1989 Sell This Version
The Abs Nail It Down (Album) Blasting Youth Records Germany 1990 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

TURD 001 The Abs Grease Your Ralph(7") Shed Records (5) TURD 001 UK 1987 Sell This Version
VS-7 The Abs Turbosphinct(12", EP) Vinyl Solution VS-7 UK 1988 Sell This Version
SR005A7 Loop (3) / Gaye Bykers On Acid / The Abs Loop (3) / Gaye Bykers On Acid / The Abs - Sniffin Rock #8(7") Sniffin Rock SR005A7 UK 1989 Sell This Version


The Abs A Wop Bop A Loo Bop ... A Cough, Wheeze, Fart! (Comp) Boss Tuneage UK 2008 Sell This Version

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