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Thunderboys
Record / CD / Tape
1980
Thunderboys inner sleeve. The band included two Manchester legends:
1. Carmel McCourt, vocals (centre right), (later to front the very successful band 'Carmel' together with Jim Parris and Gerry Derby. Hit singles More More More, Bad Day, the Drum is Everything, Sally, It's All in The Game.
2. Alan Adler, drums (centre), designed most record sleeves, posters & promotional material for uberhip Manchester record label TJM Records and later several classic covers for the music press: Record Mirror, Zigzag Magazine and Island Records..
Artefact added : 5th October 2012
by punkette
shadow Says –
Great to see Carmel back at the Band on the Wall a few nights ago!
Completely missed the Thunderboys at the time, top class artefact.
COMMENT ADDED 7th October 2012
Rowland Jones Says –
Wow the Thunderboys.... I remember them coming into Arrow Studios.. Nice band... But they a huge argument between themselves in the studio during a 'meeting'!

They supported some name 'pop' band but didn't get paid as the others had spent the money on stage costumes! R'N'R.....not
COMMENT ADDED 25th October 2012
punkette Says –
The Thunderboys were never the same after Adler & McCourt chose to leave the band and in fact I think they split up not long after. I knew Mick Hucknall (oh yes!) who was a friend of theirs and understood from him that the breakup was friendly. Carmel was a real star!
COMMENT ADDED 25th November 2012
CindyBurns Says –
Best live act in Manchester 1979!!! Loved them to bits!!!
COMMENT ADDED 12th April 2015
CindyBurns Says –
I once saw their drummer Alan Adler standing at a bus stop and I offered him a lift home. He accepted :)
COMMENT ADDED 12th April 2015
TheMinxFromManx Says –
All me mates went to see the Thunderboys at the Capri back in '79 but it was sold out so I couldn't go :( pegged it over to the factory instead and bumped into the woman who now is me wife so thanks Thunderboys for being so stellar of the moment!!!! :)
COMMENT ADDED 2nd April 2017
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