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OCTOBER
22



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1977
Back on this day 25 years ago...........SATURDAY OCTOBER 22nd 1977
1977
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TRB in the NME - (Don't Care collection)
Tom Robinson Band get their first big press and a front cover on todays issue of the NME. The band still out on tour play the Polytehnic in Sheffield tonight while their debut 45 drives in the UK charts at a respectable 37.

Meanwhile in todays edition of the Record Mirror the Sex Pistols maybe keeping a low profile on the gig circuit but their new 45 'Holdays In The Sun' has shot straight in at number 15 in the UK charts. They even have their own story 'so far' turned into a cartoon strip in association with Skum magazine which appears in the centrepages of todays issue. Along with the Pistols other punks featured in this issue are gig reviews catching Alternative TV, The Vibrators, The Depressions in action....
OTHER CHARTPistols in ink - (Don't Care collection)
1    2-4-6-8 MOTORWAY, Tom Robinson Band EMI 45
2    HOLIDAYS IN THE SUN, Sex Pistols     Virgin 45
3    YOU'RE COLD, The Jolt        Polydor 45
4    VIRGINIA PLAIN, Roxy Music        Polydor45
5    EL BAMBA, The Revolutionaries           Skynote45
6    HEROES, David Bowie       RCA 45
7    COMPLETE CONTROL, The Clash       CBS 45
8    ROCKWROK, Ultravox       Island 45
9    OH BONDAGE, X-Rav Spex     Virgin 12""
10  PAIN, PVC2         Zoom 45
11   GARY GILMORE'S EYES, The Adverts Anchor 45
12    SAINTS AND SINNERS, Johnny And The Self Abusers Chiswick 45
13    LOVERS OF TODAY, The Only Ones Vengance 45
14    MARIJUANA  IN  MY  BRAIN,  Dillinger Papillon Import
15    HYAH LUV, Steel Pulse                    Anchor 45
16    BONE IDLE, The Drones     Balor  45
17    WATCHING   THE   DETECTIVES,   Elvis Costello Stiff 45
18    A3DEP, XTC     Virgin 12"
19    LOCK IT UP, Eater     The Label 12"
20    I'M READY NOW, Mel Benton     Surrey International 45
Chart tuppliad by Hot Lick's Records, 47 Cockbum
Street Edinburgh (te 1:031 -226 3735).

Exhibition Centre, Bristol

BETHNAL
Diplock Hotel, Eastbourne

Good Mood, Halifax

THE CRABS
Tivolli Balroom, Buckley


University, Sheffield

JOHNNY CURIOUS AND THE STRANGERS
Railyway Hotel, Bishops Stortford

Rock Garden, Middlesboro

ADVERTISING
THE MEMBERS
Marquee, London

WIRE
Red Cow, London

THE UNWANTED
Rochester Castle, London
RICHARD HELL
& THE VOID- OIDS
THE LOUS
THE TOILETS
PENETRATION
Eric's, Liverpool

THE KILLJOYS
Pavillion, Bath

THE ADVERTS
 Greyhound, Croydon

North London Polytechnic, London

Radio Stars
Polytechnic, Brighton

SPIZZ OIL
MODEL MANIA
Warwick University, Coventry

CHRIS SPEDDING
NEW HEARTS
Strathclyde University, Glasgow

ALBERTOS Y LOS TRIOS PARANOIAS
'Sleak'
Roundhouse, London
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