Wednesday, February 02, 2005

Photos: THE ONLY ONES Feb. (6 or 7) 1979, also BATTERED WIVES?

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THE ONLY ONES (UK) are best known for their song, "Another Girl, Another Planet". They formed in 1976 and broke up soon after in 1981. The band was led by singer/ songwriter Peter Perrett, with guitarist John Perry, drummer Mike Kellie (formerly of Spooky Tooth) and bassist Alan Mair.


THE ONLY ONES  Peter Perrett
THE ONLY ONES singer Peter Perrett at The Edge

THE ONLY ONES  Alan Mair
THE ONLY ONES bass guitarist Alan Mair at The Edge

THE ONLY ONES  Peter Perrett Alan Mair
THE ONLY ONES Peter Perrett and Alan Mair at The Edge

THE ONLY ONES  Alan Mair
THE ONLY ONES bass guitarist Alan Mair backstage at The Edge

THE ONLY ONES  Alan Mair
A fan borrows THE ONLY ONES Alan Mair's top hat. Reflected in her glasses- drummer Mike Kellie, I believe. If you recognize this girl (possibly a journalist), please ask her to contact me.

THE ONLY ONES  Alan Mair
THE ONLY ONES bass guitarist Alan Mair backstage at The Edge

THE ONLY ONES  Peter Perrett
THE ONLY ONES Peter Perrett backstage at The Edge

THE ONLY ONES  Peter Perrett

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Battered Wives?
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They were upstairs (backstage) at the Edge following The Only Ones concert in Feb. (6 or 7th), 1979. I'm guessing they're a band, possibly the opening act. One is wearing a BATTERED WIVES T-shirt. The band received so much negative publicity, they were eventually forced to change their name to The WIVES.




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3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Great pics but I think you'll find the pics labelled John Perry are Alan Mair

Sometimes I think of you out there in the night

Dawn One said...

You're right! I'll change it- thanks!

Kold_Kadavr_flatliner said...

Dude, that's awesome.

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Linda Dawn Hammond,MFA, AKA Dawn One, is a photographer and journalist. As a teenager in 1976, she began covering music events for various magazines. During the late 70s she became involved in punk, documenting an insider's perspective of the music, political and social scenes in Montreal, Toronto, NYC, the UK and Europe, included in this blog as photographs and commentary. Linda Dawn Hammond continues to work as a photojournalist, specializing in music, art and politics. As a fine arts photographer, she has exhibited in galleries been and published widely.