U.K. Subs play Heavy Manors/Union Hotel in Colne, England



Line up:
Charlie Harper - vocals
Nicky Garratt - guitar
Paul Slack - bass

Pete Davies - drums




The venue is not clear for this date as press adverts seem to contradict each other (see below) though the venue may well have been changed.


News article

  • Above: News article, Record Mirror, 7th July 1979.
    Click to enlarge.

At the beginning of October 2013, some rare, previously unseen footage from this gig was uploaded to YouTube by Gary Brown... as seen below:

UK Subs gig at the Union, Colne on 5th July 1979.
This series of videos dedicated to Simon Lanzon. 

Number 1 of 10 - I Live In A Car

Number 2 of 10 - Tomorrows Girls

Number 3 of 10 - World War

Number 4 of 10 - Rockers

Number 5 of 10 - Emotional Blackmail

Number 6 of 10 - T.V. Blues

Number 7 of 10 - B.1.C.

Number 8 of 10 - Young Criminals

Number 9 of 10 - All I Wanna Know

Number 10 of 10 - After show footage, interviews with Pete and Nicky


View footage of the UK Subs arriving at their second gig of 1979 at Colne on 8/10/1979 HERE


The U.K. Subs et al, at Glastonbury, June 1979


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From the Rob Cook U.K. Subs collection


  • Above: Music press advert from New Musical Express, unknown date

From the Rob Cook U.K. Subs collection

Above: Music press advert from Melody Maker, 23 June 1979