[TypicalGirls] TypicalGirls Digest, Vol 196, Issue 1

stewart.osborne at lineone.net stewart.osborne at lineone.net
Fri Sep 5 04:35:19 EDT 2008

Joly opined:

>The Motors, in any case, are arguably not quite punk but power pop.
Agreed, although they do perhaps deserve a couple more punk points 
than you might think, because:
1) after leaving  pub rockers Ducks Deluxe in early 1975 and before 
forming The Motors, Nick Garvey formed a band called The Snakes with 
(future Motors drummer) Ricky Slaughter and none other than Rob 
Gotobed, later of Wire; 
2) after The Motors split up, Slaughter (orig. Richard Werner) became 
a member of Fallen Angels with his cousin, Knox of The Vibrators.

Small world, innit?


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