The Movies (band)

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The Movies
The Movies original lineup.jpg
Original lineup
Background information
Origin UK
Genres Pub rock, soft rock, latin
Years active 1974–1981
Labels A&M, CBS, RCA
Associated acts Joan Armatrading, Pete Gage, James Guthrie, Tim Rose
Website themovies.org.uk
Members Jon Cole
Julian Diggle
Greg Knowles
Jamie Lane
Past members Durban Laverde
Dag Small

The Movies were a 6-piece British rock band prominent in the pub rock era of the mid-late 1970s.

Line-up[edit]

  • Jon Cole: lead vocals, guitar
  • Julian Diggle: percussion, vocals
  • Greg Knowles: lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Jamie Lane: drums, backing vocals
  • Durban Laverde: bass (1974-1975)
  • Dag Small: keyboards (1974-1975)
  • Mick Parker: keyboards (1975-1981)
  • Dave Quinn: bass (1975-1978)
  • Colin Gibson: bass (1978-1981)

Releases[edit]

Albums
  • The Movies 1975
  • Double A 1977
  • Bullets Through The Barrier 1978
  • India 1980
  • Motor Motor Motor 1981
Singles
  • Fancy Man 1975
  • Big Boys Band 1977
  • Have Another Body
  • Last Train
  • No Class
  • Love is a Sacrifice
  • Hard Heart (American release)
  • Clockwise Into The Sun

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