Wednesday, December 06, 2006
The Three Johns
The Three Johns started as a side-group to the Mekons, the other band of Jon Langford. Together with two other 'Johns' and a drum machine, the band created some great post punk. They mixed their socialist ideas and anti-Thatcher rants with a good sense of humour.
For more info on The Three Johns, visit the fansite here.
Here are the first records of the band. The 'Some History' 12" contains both first 7"s originally released on CNT.
Some History 12" (Abstract Records-12ABS 022-1982/83)
1. English White Boy Engineer
2. Secret Agent
3. Pink Headed Bug
4. Lucy In The Rain
Men Like Monkeys 12" (CNT Records-CNT013-1983)
1. Men Like Monkeys
2. Two Minute Ape!
4. Marx's Wife
5. Paris 1941
A.W.O.L. 12" (Abstract Records-ABS12 019-1983)
2. Rooster Blue
3. Image Or An Animal
4. Kick The Dog Right Out
Note: tracks 3 & 4 of the A.W.O.L. 12" ripped as one track.