The Mob (British punk band)

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The Mob
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Background information
Origin England
Genres Anarcho-punk
Years active 1979–1983, 2011–present
Labels Crass, All the Madmen
Members Mark Wilson
Curtis You'e
Graham Fallows
Past members Sid Sealey (early recordings)
Josef Porta

The Mob are an English anarcho-punk band, formed in Yeovil, Somerset in the late 1970s.


The band's initial line up consisted of Mark Wilson (vocals, guitar), Curtis You'e (bass guitar) and Graham Fallows (drums). Later drummers included Adie Tompkins, Tim Hutton and Josef Porta. The band broke up in 1983 but reformed in 2011 and played a number of concerts with the original members. The first was on 8 April 2011 at The Fleece in Bristol and later in the year, The Levellers' Beautiful Days Festival in Devon on August 20.[1] North American shows followed in October 2012,[2] and various European gigs in 2012/13. Their first new release in almost 30 years was the 7" single "Rise Up!"/"There's Nothing You've Got I Want" in August 2013.[3]

All the Madmen Records[edit]

All the Madmen Records is a record label started by The Mob in Yeovil before Mark Wilson and Curtis You'e relocated to London in the early 1980s. Profits from the band's Let The Tribe Increase LP were ploughed back into the label, which was then co-organised by members of the collective which published the Kill Your Pet Puppy zine.



Release Year Information
Crying Again/Youth 1979 MAD 001 - Recorded on November 5, 1979 at the Crypt Stevenage. Mixed by Grant Showbiz.
Witch Hunt/Shuffling Souls 1980 MAD 002
No Doves Fly Here/I Hear You Laughing 1981 Crass Records - Recorded and Mixed at Southern Studios, London.
The Mirror Breaks/Stay 1983 MAD 006
Crying Again! 1986 MAD 13 12" Reissue of the first single with additional live tracks.
Rise Up!/There's Nothing You've Got I Want 2013 MAD 023


Release Year Information
Ching 1980 Demo Tape (self released)
Let the Tribe Increase 1983 MAD 004


Release Year Information
Crass Records - A SIDES, Part 1 1982-1984 1984 Track 2: No Doves Fly Here
Limited Edition Package 1987
May Inspire Revolutionary Acts 2007


  1. ^ "Beautiful Days 2011 Lineup". 20 August 2011. Retrieved 2013-12-04. 
  2. ^ "The Mob Live in Oakland (Review Oct' 2012)". 26 October 2012. Retrieved 2013-12-04. 
  3. ^ "The Mob: Rise Up! / There’s Nothing You’ve Got I Want – single review". 22 July 2013. Retrieved 2013-12-04. 

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