The Adverts - Lineups

LINEUP #1 (1976-1978)

The Adverts 1977 Punk

Howard Pickup - guitar
T.V. Smith - vocals
Gaye Advert - bass
Laurie Driver - drums

This lineup recorded all the material that us now considered classic i.e. everything up to and including the first LP.

LINEUP #2 (1978-1979)

The Adverts Lineup 2

T.V. Smith - vocals
Howard Pickup - guitar
Gaye Advert - bass
Rod Latter - drums

This version lasted long enough to record the Television's Over single. John Towe actually played with the band for a short period before Latter joined.

LINEUP #3 (1979)

The Adverts in 1979

T.V. Smith - vocals
Howard Pickup - guitar
Gaye Advert - bass
Rod Latter - drums
Tim Cross - keyboards

The next-to-last lineup, this is as per the previous one but with a keyboard player added. They recorded Cast Of Thousands

ALSO

Paul Martinez (guitar) and Rick Martinez (drums) played in the very last lineup after Rod and Howard quit

 

 

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