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Happy Mondays

Band, *1980 GB, Little Hulton
Rock and Electronic
A.k.a. Shaun Ryder, Paul Ryder, Mark Day, Gary Whelan, Paul Davis, Mark Berry aka Bez.

Formed in 1982 in Salford, Greater Manchester, UK. Rock/Acid House fused group, formed out of the "madchester" scene of the late 1980's to mid-1990's. Legendary for their on/off stage antics, usually fueled by drink and/or drugs. Both lead singer Shaun Ryder and Bez (Mark Berry) were renowned for their drink & drug fueled antics. Bez being the legendary member whose sole purpose was to dance in his own inimitable style on stage at their live gigs. One story of interest was when they went to record in Barbados at the studio at Eddy Grant's house, which ended-up being the album "...Yes Please!", after managers thought it would be good to get them away from the drink/drugs scene they were surrounded by in the UK, not realizing the massive drugs problem Barbados had at the time, meaning band members were found trying to sell much of the studio equipment to continue their binge! Disbanded in 1992, reformed in 1999, disbanded in 2000 & reformed in 2004. The original line-up got back together again in 2012.

     
Members
PortraitRowetta
voc *1966 GB
PortraitShaun Ryder
voc *1962 GB
PortraitJulie E Gordon
voc
PortraitMark Day
g GB
Paul Davis
key GB
PortraitGary Whelan
dr *1966 GB
PortraitPaul Ryder
b *1964 GB
PortraitMark Berry
perc *1964 GB
PortraitKavin Sandhu
bvoc, g GB
PortraitRowetta Satchell
voc GB
Popular Tracks   
Step On - 2007 Remaster on Pills 'N' Thrills And Bellyaches by Happy Mondays
Kinky Afro on Greatest Hits by Happy Mondays
Loose Fit on Greatest Hits by Happy Mondays
Hallelujah - Club Mix on Hallelujah by Happy Mondays
Twenty Four Hour Party People on Squirrel And G-Man Twenty Four Hour Party People Plastic Face Carnt Smile by Happy Mondays
Kinky Afro - 2007 Remaster on Pills 'N' Thrills And Bellyaches by Happy Mondays
God's Cop - 2007 Remastered Version on Pills 'N' Thrills And Bellyaches by Happy Mondays
W.F.L. - Think About the Future Mix on Hallelujah by Happy Mondays
Bob's Yer Uncle - 2007 Remastered Version on Pills 'N' Thrills And Bellyaches by Happy Mondays
Loose Fit - 2007 Remastered Version on Pills 'N' Thrills And Bellyaches by Happy Mondays

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Band Membership
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Best Of Live In BarcelonaHappy Mondays2018Album
Original Album SeriesHappy Mondays2013Album
Live At Brixton Academy 10.05.2012Happy Mondays2012Album
Double Double Good (The Best Of Happy Mondays)Happy Mondays2012Compil.
We Love MondaysHappy Mondays2009Single
Best OfHappy Mondays2007Compil.
Uncle DysfunktionalHappy Mondays2007Album
JellybeanHappy Mondays2007Album
Dysfunktional UncleHappy Mondays2007Album
Step OnHappy Mondays2005Album
The Platinum CollectionHappy Mondays2005Compil.
Playground SuperstarHappy Mondays2005Single
Greatest HitsHappy Mondays1999Compil.
The Boys Are Back In TownHappy Mondays1999Album
The Peel SessionsHappy Mondays1996Compil.
LoadsHappy Mondays1995Compil.
Double Easy: The US SinglesHappy Mondays1993Compil.
AngelHappy Mondays1992Single
Above The Clouds / Stinkin ThinkinPaul Weller / Happy Mondays1992Single
Yes Please! Interview CDHappy Mondays1992Album
Sunshine & LoveHappy Mondays1992Single
Bob's Yer UncleHappy Mondays1992Album
Stinkin ThinkinHappy Mondays1992Single
...Yes Please!Happy Mondays1992Album
Loose FitHappy Mondays1991Single
One LouderHappy Mondays1991Album
The Big Smile Mega-mixHappy Mondays1991Album
Falling To Pieces / Step On / Kinky AfroFaith No More / Happy Mondays1991Compil.
Hollywood BabylonHappy Mondays1991Album
Father Father / Step OnFather Father / Happy Mondays1991Single
The Peel SessionsHappy Mondays1991Album
Up All Night - Limited Edition Interview AlbumHappy Mondays1991Album
Judge FudgeHappy Mondays1991Single
LiveHappy Mondays1991Album
Call The CopsHappy Mondays1990Album
Step On/HallelujahHappy Mondays1990Album
HallelujahHappy Mondays1990Single
To Love Somebody / Kinky AfroJimmy Somerville / Happy Mondays1990Single
HallelujahHappy Mondays1990Album
Kinky AfroHappy Mondays1990Single
The Happy Mondays Party: G-Mex 25.3.90Happy Mondays1990Album
The Peel SessionsHappy Mondays1990Album
Step OnHappy Mondays1990Single
In Concert-497Adamski / Happy Mondays1990Album
Pills 'N' Thrills And BellyachesHappy Mondays1990Album
Madchester Rave OnHappy Mondays1989Album
Madchester Rave OnHappy Mondays1989Album
LazyitisHappy Mondays And Karl Denver1989Single
HallelujahHappy Mondays1989Single
Wrote For LuckHappy Mondays1988Single
BummedHappy Mondays1988Album
Tart TartHappy Mondays1987Single
Tart TartHappy Mondays1987Single
24 Hour Party PeopleHappy Mondays1987Album
Squirrel And G-Man Twenty Four Hour Party People Plastic Face Carnt Smile (White Out)Happy Mondays1987Album
Freaky Dancin'/The EggHappy Mondays1986Single
Forty Five EPHappy Mondays1985Album
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