Posts tagged with: New Pop

Gig 57. JoBoxers, Benjamin Zephaniah, The Chevalier Brothers. The ICA, The Mall, London. Thursday 6th January 1983.

This line-up’s spiritual home is Club Left, an evening of “cool bop and swing” that runs at the Whisky-a-Go-Go in London’s Soho. I’ve read about Club Left in the NME. It appears to revolve around wearing dickie bows and listening to old Bobby Darin records.…

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Kid Creole and The Coconuts - Sheffield Polytechnic, 16th May 1982.

This suits the Sheffield crowd - out to strike a pose at the Poly or for a bit of a bop on a Sunday night - most of whom think that merengue is something you put on lemon pie.…

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