ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN Released Their Debut Single ‘THE PICTURES ON MY WALL’ 40 Years Ago Today…

Knockouts from the past

5 May 2019

This day 40 years ago, on 5 May 1979 , Liverpool legends ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN released their resounding debut single THE PICTURES ON MY WALL (today is also the 60th birthday of iconic frontman Ian McCulloch! Happy B. legend!) in a limited issue of 4,000 copies. The track peaked at #24 on the UK Indie Singles Chart. B-side: ‘Read It In Books‘ written by McCulloch and ex-Teardrop Explodes chief Julian Cope.

Here’s that cutting ripsnorter…

ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN: Facebook


Back sleeve


Record

Happy 60 To ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN Legend IAN MCCULLOCH…

5 May 2019


(photo: Turn Up The Volume!)

ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN‘s legendary frontman and magnificent songwriter IAN STEPHEN MCCULLOCH was born on 5 May 1959 in Liverpool. Happy 60 to one of
the greatest and most iconic voices ever. To celebrate the Big Mouth’s birthday here
are five timeless knockout performances…

– RESCUE – (1980)

– THE CUTTER – (1983)

– OCEAN RAIN – (1984)

– BRING ON THE DANCING HORSES – (1985)

LIFT ME UP (2012)

ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN: Facebook – Biography

YESTERDAY’S CRACKERS – This Week: 25 Killer Tracks And 3 Top LP’s From 1984…

The best of the past

Every week Turn Up The Volume! jumps into the past! Relive 25 Killer Crackers
and 3 Top Albums per year/per week. Here’s the year of George Orwell: 1984

The 25 Killer Crackers

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The 3 Top Albums

– ‘Ocean Rain‘ by ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN

Listen here…

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– ‘Red Roses For Me‘ by THE POGUES

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– ‘From Her To Eternity‘ by NICK CAVE

Listen here…

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