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Sunday 27 February 2022.

Sunday 27 February 2022. RIP NICK TESCO Nick Tesco, founder member and original lead vocalist of the Camberley punk reggae legends THE MEMBERS has died after a short illness at the age of 67 in London. Although his health had not been good for a while (he had not performed regularly since 2008) Nick was a fiery commentator on social media and a great writer, broadcaster and journalist. I saw them live over a dozen times in their heyday from 1978 to 1982...they had lots of great tracks. Doomed,Members Royal College Of Art, London 19.10.1978 feat members of The Damned Devo,Members Hammersmith Odeon, London 02.12.1978 Devo,Members Hammersmith Odeon, London 03.12.1978 Eddie And The Hot Rods,Members Rainbow Theatre, London 30.03.1979 Clash,Aswad,Members Rainbow Theatre, London 14.07.1979 Members,Decorators Nashville Pub, London 24.08.1979 Members,Lurkers Music Machine , London 31.12.1979 Members Fulham Greyhound Pub, London 12.04.1980 Members,Dials Clarendon Pub, London W6 17.04.1980 Members,Records BBC Paris Studios , London 30.04.1980 Members Nashville Pub, London 11.07.1980 Bad Members,Members Hammersmith Palais , London 23.02.1981 XTC,Members Hammersmith Odeon , London 21.05.1981 Members Venue , Victoria , London 29.10.1982 11.30pm show start after Shakin Stevens at Hammersmith Odeon