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On February 18, 1978.

Sham 69- tell us the truth

On February 18, 1978, “Sire” label released “Tell Us the Truth”album by Sham 69. The first side of the album was recorded live in concert while the other was recorded in the studio, and was produced by Jimmy Pursey and Peter Wilson.


  • Jimmy Pursey- vocals, producer, liner notes
  • Dave Parsons – guitars, liner notes
  • Dave Treganna – bass guitar
  • Mark “Dodie” Cain – drums
  • Steve Hammonds – project coordinator
  • Jo Mirowski – art direction, design
  • Alwyn Clayden – package design
  • Martyn Goddard, Barry Plummer – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jimmy Pursey and Dave Parsons

Live side

  1. We Got A Fight
  2. Rip Off
  3. Ulster
  4. George Davis Is Innocent
  5. They Don’t Understand
  6. Borstal Breakout

Studio side

  1. Family Life
  2. Hey Little Rich Boy
  3. I’m A Man, I’m A Boy
  4. What About the Lonely?
  5. Tell Us The Truth
  6. It’s Never Too Late
  7. Who’s Generation!