|Years active||1979 – 1981|
|Associated acts||Hudson Ford, High Society|
The Monks were an English punk band formed in the 1970s, by former members of Strawbs - Richard Hudson, John Ford and Terry Cassidy, along with Clive Pearce (drums). England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland A musical ensemble is a group of two or more Musicians who perform instrumental or vocal Music. This article is about the Decade 1970-1979 For the Year 1970 see 1970. Strawbs are a rock band founded in 1964 in England. Originally known as the Strawberry Hill Boys, they started out as a bluegrass Richard Hudson (born 9 May 1948, Tottenham, London, England) is an English Singer-songwriter and Musician John Ford (born 1 July 1948, Fulham, London, England) is an English Singer-songwriter and Musician The drum is a member of the percussion group technically classified as a Membranophone.
Hudson played guitar, having switched from drums. Their first album, Bad Habits, was released in 1979. An album or record album is a collection of related audio or Music tracks distributed to the public Bad Habits is an Album by The Monks, released in 1979 and re-released on 28 December 1999 The album spawned a number 19 hit single in the UK Singles Chart — "Nice Legs Shame About Her Face". In Popular music, a chart-topper is an extremely popular recording, identified by its inclusion in a ranked list&mdasha Chart &mdashof top The UK Singles Chart is compiled by The Official UK Charts Company (OCC on behalf of the British record industry  They dabbled with 1930s style music in 1980 as 'High Society', before returning to the pseudo-punk format of The Monks for a follow-up album released in Canada only. Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page Brian Willoughby (guitar) and Chris Parren (keyboards) joined for that second album, Suspended Animation. The guitar is a Musical instrument with ancient roots that is used in a wide variety of musical styles A keyboard instrument is any musical instrument played using a Musical keyboard.
While the album failed to produce further UK chart success, the band were huge in Canada particularly, playing stadium gigs; Suspended Animation went platinum in Canada too. A modern stadium (plural stadiums or stadia in English is a place or venue for (mostly outdoor Sports Concerts or other events consisting A concert is a live Performance, usually of Music, before an Audience. The CD re-release of Suspended Animation included six bonus tracks, recorded for a third album, but never before released, by Hudson, Ford and Cassidy — Huw Gower guested on one track on lead guitar. A Compact Disc (also known as a CD) is an Optical disc used to store digital data, originally developed for storing digital audio Lead guitar refers to the use of a Guitar to perform Melody lines instrumental fill passages, and Guitar solos within a song structure
Their song "Ain't Gettin' Any" was covered by The Slickee Boys, and appears on their live album, A Postcard from the Day. In Popular music, a cover version, or simply cover, is a new rendition ( Performance or Recording) of a previously recorded commercially released The Slickee Boys were a Washington DC area punk - psychedelic - Garage rock band whose most-remembered lineup consisted of guitarist Marshall A live album &ndash commonly contrasted with a Studio album &ndash is a recording consisting of material (usually music recorded during stage performances A Postcard from the Day is the second live album from Washington D
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