Saigon (12)

Saigon (12)

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Saigon were formed in Paisley, Scotland and consisted of: Jim Baird - Vocals & Bass (Guild 302 Fretless, electro Harmonix chorus unit, Fender Amps). David Reid - Guitar (Gibson Les Paul Custom, Marshall Amps)). Edy Cochrane - Drums (Premier 5 piece kit). "where are the Roses" was recorded in Emblem Studios Strathaven, January 1981 and released in May that year. Although only recorded as a demo, the Single made Record of the Week in Record Mirror. They also performed 2 concerts in Fresnes Prison, near Paris, as a tribute to writer Jean Genet, who had influenced their lyric writing a great deal. Genet had written "Our Lady of the Flowers" while in Fresnes. The images are from Jean Genet's SMOKE.


Saigon (12) Discography Tracks

Singles & EPs

WRS 802 Saigon (12) Where Are The Roses ?(7") Ryme Time WRS 802 UK 1981 Sell This Version
WRS 804 Saigon (12) The Green Carnation(7") Ryme Time WRS 804 UK 1981 Sell This Version
WRS 805 Saigon (12) Driving Through Sand(7", Single) Ryme Time WRS 805 UK 1981 Sell This Version

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