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- Above: New Barbarians UK release, 1982, front & back cover.
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Cat. No: FALL 008
A-Side: New Barbarians (C. Harper)
Run-out groove: MPO FALL 008 A1 INZ
B-Side: Speed Kills (C. Harper)
Cocaine (Rev. Gary Davis)
Run-out groove: MPO FALL 008 B1 SOUNDCLINIC
Vocals: Charlie Harper
Bass: Alvin Gibbs
Drums: Turkey (Matthew Best)
This was the Dogs' debut single, released in 1982, and the only release for the band billed as 'Charlie Harper's Urban Dogs' Recorded at Silo and engineered by Nick Cook, this three track single featured two Harper originals, plus a cover of the Rock 'N' Roll classic 'Cocaine', written by the Rev. Gary Davis. It is unclear as to whether the title New Barbarians was lifted from the text of Garry Bushall's 5-star Sounds review of Crash Course?
The picture on the front cover is of a 100 Club regular 'Dragon Tim' who's now a Guru in India.
Below is another photo of Tim - click to enlarge - original on this website HERE
- Below: Fall Out press release - click to enlarge
- Above: Single advert, unknown origin
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