Rainy City Punk - Manchester Punk and Post-Punk Independent Singles Volume 1

OzitDan LP 8016, bar code 811702014925

The Rabid Records label, including the Absurd and Razz labels

Hand-numbered limited initial pressing of 500 copies - blue 180-gram vinyl

A beautiful 180-gram heavy vinyl gatefold sleeve, Manchester punk and post-punk compilation. The first in a series of volumes of Manchester Punk and Post-Punk to be released under the relaunched Rabid Records imprint via Ozit-Dandelion.

This first volume gives us tracks from Tosh Ryan and Martin Hannett’s Rabid label archive and also from the two subsequent labels that occupied the building at Cotton Lane, Withington, Manchester and involved Tosh Ryan - Absurd and Razz.

Track List

From Rabid:
Slaughter and The Dogs - Cranked Up Really High
The Nosebleeds - Ain't Been To No Music School
Ed Banger - Kinnel Tommy
Gyro - Central Detention Centre
John Cooper Clarke - Psycle Sluts, Innocents, Suspended Sentence
Jilted John - the original “Jilted John” from the Rabid tape archive
Chris Sievey - Baiser
The Out - Who Is Innocent

From Absurd:
The Mothmen - Does It Matter Irene (some of The Mothmen went on to join the first Simply Red line-up)
Bet Lynch's Legs - High Noon
48 Chairs - Psycle Sluts

From Razz:
The Freshies - My Tape's Gone

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