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Working Week

Band, *1983 GB
Jazz and Electronic

Working Week were a British jazz-dance musical ensemble, active in the 1980s and 1990s.Working Week were formed in 1983, by guitarist Simon Booth and saxophonist Larry Stabbins, out of the ashes of the proto new wave jazz-pop band Weekend, which ceased to exist when singer Alison Statton left to become a schoolteacher. Weekend also paved the way for other Brit jazz-pop bands that followed such as Everything But The Girl and Swing Out Sister.The duo released their debut single "Venceremos - We Will Win" the following year, a tribute to Chilean protest singer Victor Jara featuring vocal contributions from Robert Wyatt and Tracey Thorn from Everything but the Girl. It became the band's sole entry in the UK Singles Chart, where it peaked at #64. Singer Julie Tippetts provided vocals for the fo

     
Members
PortraitJuliet Roberts
voc, bvoc *1962 GB
PortraitJulie Tippetts
voc
PortraitLarry Stabbins
sax, ts, ss *1949 GB
PortraitSimon Emmerson
g, key, man *1956 GB
PortraitRoy Dodds
dr, perc *1958 GB
PortraitKim Burton
p GB
PortraitNic France
dr *1956 GB
PortraitEyvon Waite
voc
Popular Tracks   
Venceremos - We Will Win - 7'' Bossa Version on Solo: Songs And Collaborations 1982-2015 by Tracey Thorn
Venceremos - Jazz Dance Special Version on Different Every Time by Robert Wyatt
Testify - The Chameleon Mix on Black & Gold by Working Week
Rodrigo Bay - 7" Version on Rodrigo Bay by Working Week
Positive on Black & Gold by Working Week
Black And Gold on Black & Gold by Working Week
Positive - Mellow Mix on Black & Gold by Working Week
Rock You on Black & Gold by Working Week
Seika on Black & Gold by Working Week
Holding On on Black & Gold by Working Week

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
May 1985Working Week2015Album
PositiveWorking Week1991Album
Holding OnWorking Week1991Album
Black & GoldWorking Week1991Album
TestifyWorking Week1990Album
EldoradoWorking Week1989Album
Fire In The MountainWorking Week1989Album
BladeWorking Week1989Single
PaydayWorking Week1988Compil.
Knocking On Your DoorWorking Week With Lew Kirton1988Single
Work Work Work / LargoWorking Week1987Single
SurrenderWorking Week1987Album
SurrenderWorking Week1987Album
LargoWorking Week1987Single
South Africa (Extended Version)Working Week1986Album
Rodrigo BayWorking Week1986Album
Don't Touch My Friend (Touche Pas A Mon Pote)Working Week1986Album
CompañerosWorking Week1986Album
CompañerosWorking Week1986Album
Too Much TimeWorking Week1986Single
Rodrigo BayWorking Week1986Single
In Concert-361Working Week / King1985Album
What's New in U.K.?Working Week, Loose Ends, Jermaine Stewart1985Compil.
I Thought I'd Never See You AgainWorking Week1985Single
Inner City BluesWorking Week1985Single
Working NightsWorking Week1985Album
Stella MarinaWorking Week Featuring Jalaludin M. Nuriddin & Julie Tippetts1985Single
Sweet NothingWorking Week1985Single
Storm Of Light / VenceremosWorking Week1984Single
Venceremos (We Will Win)Working Week1984Single
Storm Of LightWorking Week1984Single
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