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Buff Medways - Box Of Buffs
Box Of Buffs
Artist: Buff Medways
Format: CD


Rel. Date: 05/12/2023
UPC: 5020422059023

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1. Troubled Mind
2. Dawn Said
3. A Strange Kind of Happyness
4. Archive from 1959
5. Times Up
6. Sally Sensation
7. Vanessa Does Favours
8. Strood Lights
9. Misty Water
10. Well Well
11. You Piss Me Off
12. Ivor
13. Unable to See the Good
14. All My Feelings Denied
15. Sonya Fagg
16. Evidence Against Myself
17. The Least Disappointing Man
18. Just 15
19. Nurse Julie
20. Saucy Jack
21. Mons Quiff (Inst.)
22. Barbara Wire
23. You Are All Phones
24. Caroline
25. The Man I Am
26. A Distant Figure of Jon
27. Karen with a C
28. 22 Weeks
29. Dustbin Mod
30. Medway Wheelers
31. (I'm a) Lie Detector
32. Private View
33. The Poet's Dream
34. You're Out the Band Sunshine
35. Poundland Poets
36. I'm Glad I'm Not Like David Wise

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CD Box set containing three albums by The Buff Medways - (Steady The Buffs, 1914, Medway Wheelers) Three brilliant albums by the Buff Medways, neatly contained in one box, complete with booklet! The albums are Steady The Buffs, 1914, and Medway Wheelers. Buffs leader Billy Childish kindly answered a few questions about the band... The Buff Medways were formed quickly after Thee Headcoats split. What was it like working with a new rhythm section? We were in the studio recording the last Headcoats pieces then swapped rhythm section halfway through and the Buffs recorded their first 45. So, a very quick change over, five minutes. What bands would you say were the biggest influence on the Buffs' sound? The rhythm section really, wolf and Johnny (Barker) liked the Who, so I tried to write to suite them. (They had played in The Daggermen and I produced their first 45 along with Big Russ, so I'd been a fan of The Daggermen, who were fans of the Milkshakes. Johnny and Wolf are good few years younger than me.) Graham Day was previously in the Prisoners; can you remember the first time you met him? I met Graham through Bruce - he brought him and Allan round to a Milkshakes rehearsal. They had been fans of the Pop Rivets when they were kids. Graham joined the Buffs on bass when Johnny left. Graham also played drums for Thee Mighty Caesars when Bruce left that group. Who had the idea of wearing military uniforms? Did you have a favourite one? That was also based on The Daggermen, via Jimi Hendrix (thou I did wear an old artillery jacket in Thee Headcoats at times). I quite like our summer kit (loosely Australian great war period). Though technically that was The Musicians of the British Empire. We changed the name when Graham couldn't make it to Australia and Julie had to learn the bass overnight.