The Diodes - THE DIODESThe Diodes - Red Rubber Ball Canada 7" 1978 (CBS - CA-4168) A-Side

The Diodes - The lads

Formed: Toronto, Canada

Poppy punks, closer to New Wave.

See also: Amerigo Marras and Bruce Eves

Lineup 1 (Autumn 1976 - April 1977)

Vocals: Paul Robinson
Guitar: John Catto
Guitar: Ian MacKay
Bass: David Clarkson
Drums: Brent Rassmussen

Lineup 2 (April - July 1977)

Vocals: Paul Robinson
Guitar: John Catto
Guitar: Ian MacKay
Bass: John Korvette
Drums/Vocals/Piano: John Hamilton

Lineup 3 (July 1977 to Autumn 1978)

Vocals: Paul Robinson
Guitar: John Catto
Bass/Vocals: Ian MacKay
Drums/Vocals/Piano: John Hamilton

Lineup 4 (Autumn 1978 - 1981)

Vocals: Paul Robinson
Guitar: John Catto
Bass/Vocals: Ian MacKay
Drums: Mike Lengyell

Lineup 5 (1981-1982 or thereabouts, I'm not sure)

Vocals: Paul Robinson
Guitar: John Catto
Bass: don't know
Drums: don't know

 

DISCOGRAPHY

Singles / Albums


The Diodes - Red Rubber Ball The Diodes - The Diodes The Diodes - Tired Of Waking Up Tired The Diodes - Released The Diodes - Action Re-Action
Red Rubber Ball
(7", 1977)
The Diodes
(LP, 1977)
Tired Of Waking Up Tired
(7", 1978)
Released
(LP, 1979)
Action Re-Action
(LP, 1980)
The Diodes - Strange Time The Diodes - Cat Walker      
Strange Time
(7", 1980)
Cat Walker
(7", 1980)
     

Extraneous Releases

The Diodes - Survivors The Diodes - Tired Of Waking Up Tired - The Best Of The Diodes The Diodes - Time/Damage (Live 1978) The Diodes - Rarities The Diodes - The Diodes (Box Set)
Survivors
(LP, 1982)
Tired Of Waking Up Tired - The Best Of The Diodes
(CD, 1998)
Time/Damage (Live 1978)
(LP, 2010)
Rarities
(LP/CD, 2017)
The Diodes
(4xLP + CD , box Set, 2017)

Various Artists

A Deal A Day US LP 1977 (Import): Child Star

Permanent Wave US LP 1979 (Epic): Red Rubber Ball

DIY: Come Out And Play - American Power Pop I (1975-78) US CD 1993 (Rhino): Tired Of Waking Up Tired

England's Dreaming Germany 2xLP/CD 2004 (Trikont): Time Damage

Links

THE DIODES OFFICIAL WEBSITE

 

You can add stuff and make comments/corrections by emailing me at:

jane@punkygibbon.co.uk

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