The Gymslips

The Gymslips

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This east London post-punk all-female trio was formed in 1982 by Paula Richards (b. 1 August 1963, Kent, England; guitar/vocals), Suzanne Scott (bass/vocals) and Karen Yarnell (b. 2 April 1961; drums/vocals), who were joined on some live performances by Kathy Barnes (keyboards). The effervescent group recorded the classic tribute to alcoholic revelry, ‘The Drinking Song', among other less notable misdemeanours. They also provided a series of singles for the Abstract label, inclu... Read more

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