Category: 1981

THE BEAT

DATE: December 5, 1981 PLACE: Oxford Polytechnic Twist and Crawl, Doors of your heart, Tanking full stop, Two swords, Click clock, New Zealand, Psychadelic rockers, Drowning, Tears of a clown, Too nice to talk to, Big shot, Stand down Margaret, Rough rider, Mirror in the bathroom, Hands off… she’s mine, Jackpot

TRUST

DATE: August 27, 1981 PLACE: Marquee PRICE: £1.50 Death instinct, La grande illusion, Mr. Comedy, Le Sauvetage, Get out your claws, La solitude, Pick me up put me down, Anti social, Paris is still burning

GIRL

Girl

DATE: August 15, 1981 PLACE: Marquee PRICE: £2.50 Wasted youth, Heartbreak America, Nice n’ tasty, Little Miss Ann, Overnight angels, Ice in the blood, Icy blue, Old dogs, Strawberries, Standard romance, My number, Thru the twilight, Sweet kids, Doctor doctor, Nineteen, Born to be wild, Hollywood tease Support: Sapphire I love rock n’ roll, Ain’t …

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PRAYING MANTIS

DATE: July 7, 1981 PLACE: Marquee PRICE: £2.50 Panic in the streets, Running for tomorrow, Beads of ebony, Lovers to the grave, 30 pieces of silver, Cheated, Give me a reason, Flirting with suicide, Children of the earth, Praying mantis, Captured city

STEVE GIBBONS BAND

DATE: June 26, 1981 PLACE: Corpus Christi, Oxford Mr. Jones, A to Z, Git it, Gave his life to rock n’ roll, Jamaica

JOE JACKSON’S JUMPIN’ JIVE

DATE: June 20, 1981 PLACE: St. Edmund Hall, Oxford What’s the use in getting sober, San Francisco fan, Is you is or is you ain’t my baby? You run your mouth & I’ll run my business, Jumpin’ jive, Tuxedo junction, Jack, you dead, Five guys named Mo, You’re my meat

GIRLSCHOOL

Girlschool

DATE: May 21, 1981 PLACE: New Theatre Oxford PRICE: £2.50 C’mon lets go, The hunter, Midnight ride, (I’m you) victim, Kick it down, Tonight, Tush, Yeah right, Take it all away, Nothing to lose, Future flash, Watch your step, Breakdown, Hit & run, Demolition boys, Race with the devil, Emergency Support: A II Z Walk …

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HOLLY AND THE ITALIANS

DATE: April 27, 1981 PLACE: Scamps, Oxford PRICE: £1.50 Just for tonight, I wanna go home, Do you say love, Tell that girl to shut up, Miles away, Chapel of love, Youth coup, Means to a den, Rock against romance, Baby gets it all

THE CURE

the cure

DATE: April 23, 1981 PLACE: New Theatre Oxford PRICE: £3.25 Film “Carnage Visers” The Cure: Other voices/Holy hour/Accuracy/Funeral Parties/10.15 On A Saturday Night/Grinding Halt/Fire In Cairo/Three Imaginary Boys/Play For Today/Primary/Forest/17 Seconds/In My House/Faith/Jumping On Someone Else’s Train/Killing An Arab/Drowning Man

IRON MAIDEN

Iron Maiden

DATE: February 19, 1981 PLACE: New Theatre Oxford PRICE: £3.50 The Ides of March, Wrathchild, Sanctuary, Another life, Innocent exile, Murders in the Rue Morgue, Remember tomorrow, Phantom of the opera, Purgatory, Genghis Khan, Killers, Iron Maiden, Running free, Transylvania twilight zone, Drifter Support: Trust Pick me up put me down, Paris is still burning, …

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