Urge, Butts Student Union Building, 1979

This is the early dark moody Urge with John Shipley on gituar and plenty of weird synth noises.


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  • steve ashwell

    Great stuff, Mark. Very much looking fwd to checking back & seeing other [now] old faces wearing young faces.. Keep up the digitising. Steve x

  • DOC

    wow amazing photo’s, can’t wait to see the rest. That good old John Westacott on bass in this photo?

  • marko

    Yup, thats John Westacott doing things to his bass. I’m just in process of uploading next lot of shots now – including another set of Urge.

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A visual record of the Coventry music scene 1979-1981 by Mark Osborne.

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