On January 22, 2017, Peter Overend Watts died aged 69. He was musician (bass), vocalist, and record producer, member of the British Lions, but best known as the founding member and bass player of Mott the Hoople. As producer he worked with Hanoi Rocks and Dumb Blondes.
On January 17, 2016, Terence Dale “Buffin” Griffin died aged 67. He was musician (drums) and music producer. He was member of the band The British Lions, but was best known as founding member and the drummer of Mott the Hoople. As producer he worked with Hanoi Rocks and Cult, and produced numerous BBC Radio 1 John Peel sessions from 1981 to 1994.
In February 1981, “Johanna Kustannus” label released “Bangkok Shocks, Saigon Shakes, Hanoi Rocks”, the debut Hanoi Rocks album. It was recorded in February 1981, at “Park Studio” in Stockholm, Sweden, and was produced by Andy McCoy and Michael Monroe (The Muddy Twins).
- Michael Monroe– vocals, piano, saxophone, harmonica
- Andy McCoy– guitars, backing vocals
- Nasty Suicide– guitars, backing vocals
- Sam Yaffa– bass
- Gyp Casino– drums
- Seppo Johansson – recording
All tracks by Andy McCoy, except where noted.
- Village Girl
- Stop Cryin’
- Don’t You Ever Leave Me
- Lost in the City
- First Timer
- 11th Street Kids
- Walking with My Angel – Gerry Goffin, Carole King