Wednesday, 30 October 2013

COCK SPARRER


























"idem"
Year:    1978
Label:    Decca
Format:    CD, LP
Tracks:    10
Time:    30 min.
Genre:    rock
Style:            Oi!












This is the debut studio album of 1978 issued in Spain through label "Decca records". Their style is influenced by pub rock, glam rock and raw 60s mod music as delivered by bands like the Small Faces, The Kinks and The Who and they became in the best Oi! band ever with the pass of the years. Their lyrics mostly dealt with topics related to the daily lives of working class people, football, beer, unemployment and others similar subjects. Their name derives from their original name, Cock Sparrow, a Cockney term of familiarity. This debut album has not succes nor UK neither rest of the world in 1978, but was re-issued several times through different record labels such as: Razor Records, Pure Impact, DSS, etc. with some changes in the song list, remastered sound and artwork too. You can to read more info about this release HERE or HERE.
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"shock troops"
Year:    1982
Label:    Razor
Format:    CD, LP
Tracks:    10
Time:    30 min.
Genre:    rock
Style:            Oi!




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"running riot '84"
Year:    1984
Label:    Syndicate
Format:    CD, LP
Tracks:    10
Time:    30 min.
Genre:    electronic
Style:            Oi!




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"guilty as charged"
Year:    1994
Label:    Bitzcore
Format:    CD, LP
Tracks:    11
Time:    34 min.
Genre:    rock
Style:            Oi!




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"two monkeys"
Year:    1997
Label:    Bitzcore
Format:    CD, LP
Tracks:    12
Time:    35 min.
Genre:    rock
Style:            Oi!




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"here we stand"
Year:    2007
Label:    Pirates Press
Format:    CD, LP
Tracks:    14
Tracks:    38 min.
Genre:    rock
Style:            Oi!




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"forever"
Year:    2017
Label:    Pirates Press
Format:    CD, LP
Tracks:    12
Time:    35 min.
Genre:    rock
Style:            Oi!




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