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HOLLY- BIG IN JAPAN ITEMS

 

TITLE FORMAT COUNTRY CAT NUMBER DESCRIPTION

BIG IN JAPAN 7" SINGLES

 

BIG IN JAPAN 7" UK ERICS 0001 10 BIG IN JAPAN PIC SLEEVE
UK PIC SLEEVE HOLLY'S FIRST APPEARENCE WITH BIG IN JAPAN RELEASED ON 1ST SEPTEMBER 1977
BIG IN JAPAN 7" UK ERICS 0001 50 BIG IN JAPAN PIC SLEEVE
UK PIC SLEVE AUTOGRAPHED BY THE FULL GROUP

THIS MUST BE ONE OF THE OLDEST HOLLY AUTOGRAPHS ANYWHERE!!

BIG IN JAPAN 7" UK ERICS 0001 150 BIG IN JAPAN ORIGINAL PIC SLEEVE
ERICS PAPER SLEEVE - THIS IS THE ORIGINAL ARTWORK IDEA ERICS PUT TOGETHER FOR THE LABELS FIRST SINGLE RELEASE - INCREDIBLY RARE!

FROM Y TO Z AND NEVER AGAIN 7" UK CAGE 001 10 BIG IN JAPAN 
PIC SLEEVE
UK GATEFOLD EDITION SLEEVE 4 TRACK EP FROM 1978

FROM Y TO Z AND NEVER AGAIN 7" UK CAGE 001 30 BIG IN JAPAN 
PIC SLEEVE
UK GATEFOLD EDITION SLEEVE AUTOGRAPHED BY HOLLY & THE GROUP

BIG IN JAPAN 12" SINGLES

 

FROM Y TO Z AND NEVER AGAIN 12" UK ZOO135 30 BIG IN JAPAN 
PIC SLEEVE
SPECIAL COLLECTORS EDITION 12" 4 TRACK EP

BIG IN JAPAN COMPACT DISCS

 

BIG IN JAPAN CD ALBUM UK LVRPL CD01 25 BIG IN JAPAN 
PIC SLEEVE
17 TRACK ISSUE OF BIG IN JAPAN & IAN BROUDIE FROM 1978 - 1984

BIG IN JAPAN PROMO ITEMS

 

BIG IN JAPAN CARD DISPLAY DISPLAY UK 10" CARD DISPLAY 25 CARD DISPLAY

BIG IN JAPAN PROMO LARGE CARD DISPLAY

BIG IN JAPAN - BOX SET COMPILATIONS

 

Z BOX 1 BOX SET JAPAN Z BOX 1 30 BIG IN JAPAN
Z BOX 1

The Complete Works 

(1991 Japanese vinyl box set comprising the 15-track 'Zoo Uncaged 1978-1982' compilation LP featuring single A and B-sides released on the legendary Liverpool independent including rare tracks by Lori & The Chameleons and The Wild Swans, the 'Piano' album by The Teardrop Explodes [collecting together all their output on the label], a reproduction of Echo And The Bunnymen's 'The Pictures On My Wall' 12" single plus an exclusive 6-track mini-LP featuring tracks by Big In Japan, all housed in a numbered custom-stickered gold embossed textured box! ZBOX1).

LP CONTAINING 3 BIG IN JAPAN TRACKS

Includes Exclusive 6-track mini-LP

BIG IN JAPAN ON COMPILATION LP VINYL ALBUMS

BELOW ARE THE COMPILATION ALBUMS THAT "BIG IN JAPAN" APPEAR ON

 

THE ZOO
UNCAGED
LP UK DLP1 10 BIG IN JAPAN
LP CONTAINING 3 BIG IN JAPAN TRACKS

TO THE SHORES OF LAKE PLACID LP UK ZOO FOUR 25 BIG IN JAPAN
LP CONTAINING 2 BIG IN JAPAN TRACKS - THE LP IS GATEFOLD WITH SEVERAL LARGE PICTURES INCLUDING ONE AMAZING A4 SIZE COLOUR PICTURE OF BIG IN JAPAN FROM 1978 IN PENNY CAFE
"SOCIETY FOR CUTTING UP MEN"
"SUICIDE A GO GO"



STREET TO STREET LP UK OELP 501 20 BIG IN JAPAN
LP CONTAINING 1 BIG IN JAPAN TRACK

"MATCH OF THE DAY"

 

BIG IN JAPAN ON COMPILATION
CD ALBUMS

 

 

THE ZOO
UNCAGED
CD USA GCD 464 2 10 BIG IN JAPAN
CD CONTAINING 5 BIG IN JAPAN TRACKS
ZOO RECORD LABEL PROMO
ITEMS - FGTH RELATED
 

 

ZOO CLUB BADGE BADGE UK HALF INCH ZOO BADGE 20 ZOO BADGE
  BADGE FROM ZOO RECORDS
ZOO CLUB MEMBERSHIP FLYER MEMBERSHIP FLYER UK A5 MEMBERSHIP FLYER 30 ZOO CLUB MEMBERSHIP FLYER
  ZOO CLUB MEMBERSHIP FLYER - EVEN MENTIONS "H JOHNSON"

ERICS PROMO ITEMS - FGTH RELATED
(BIG IN JAPAN'S RECORD LABEL AND ALSO THE LIVERPOOL NIGHT CLUB WHERE THEY PLAYED LIVE)
 

 

ERICS  - ALL THE BEST CLUBS ARE DOWNSTAIRS BOOK UK LIVERPOOL ERICS 150 ERICS  - ALL THE BEST CLUBS ARE DOWNSTAIRS - BOOK
ERICS  - ALL THE BEST CLUBS ARE DOWNSTAIRS

VERY LARGE BOOK ALL ABOUT THE ERICS NIGHTCLUB AND THE BANDS THAT PERFORMED THERE AND WENT ON TO GREAT SUCCESS - INCLUDES FRANKIE GOES TO HOLLYWOOD - BIG IN JAPAN - SPITFIRE BOYS - HOLLY JOHNSON ETC

LOTS OF PHOTOGRAPHS AND FULL OF INFORMATION - ALSO THIS IS A VERY LARGE BOOK (SEE PIC BELOW)

HERE ARE JUST A FEW OF THE HUNDREDS OF AMAZING PAGES FULL OF INFORMATION AND PICTURES

ERICS BADGE BADGE UK 1 INCH ERICS BADGE 20 ERICS BADGE
  BADGE FROM ERICS IN 1977 WHERE BIG IN JAPAN WOULD REHEARSE AND PERFORM
ERICS FLYER FLYER UK A4 SIZE ERICS FLYER 20 ERICS FLYER
  VERY RARE ERICS FLYER FROM 1977 WHERE BIG IN JAPAN WOULD REHEARSE AND PERFORM
ERICS MEMBERSHIP CARD MEMBERSHIP CARD UK ERICS MEMBERSHIP CARD 30 ERICS MEMBERSHIP CARD
  VERY RARE ERICS MEMBERSHIP CARD FROM 1979
 

PRE ZTT FGTH POSTER

 

PRE ZTT GIG POSTER POSTER UK PRE ZTT EARLY PRE ZTT FGTH GIG POSTER FROM KISS CLUB IN BIRMINGTHAM
VERY RARE EARLY PRE ZTT FGTH GIG POSTER FROM KISS CLUB IN BIRMINGTHAM

 

BRADY'S CLUB

 

BRADY'S MEMBERSHIP CARD MEMBERSHIP CARD UK BRADY'S MEMBERSHIP CARD 30 BRADY'S MEMBERSHIP CARD
  VERY RARE BRADY'S MEMBERSHIP CARD
BIG IN JAPAN LIVE CONCERTS

BELOW ARE DETAILS OF 2 "BIG IN JAPAN" CONCERTS THAT WERE PROFESSIONALLY VIDEO RECORDED.  ALSO ON THE VIDEO ARE 7 BIG IN JAPAN PROMO VIDEOS AND OUT TAKES.
 

CONCERT  ERICS LIVERPOOL UK   PROFESSIONALLY FILMED CONCERT 
CONCERT
19th OCT 1978 

 

PLAY

BIG IN JAPAN FULL CONCERT NUMBER 1. ON VHS VIDEO FROM ERIC'S IN LIVERPOOL "19th OCTOBER 1978", PROFESSIONALLY RECORDED FROM MULTIPLE ANGLES.

This is an excellent concert, Holly on bass walking round in his white shirt and black tie with a cigarette behind his ear. Some of the songs are really good. Must be at least 60 people watching.

FULL CONCERT FROM ERIC'S IN 1977 WITH HOLLY ON BASS GUITAR.  HERE YOU CAN SEE HOLLY  JOHNSON WITH JAYNE CASEY PERFORMING ON STAGE.

19th OCT 1978

1. MATCH OF THE DAY
2. I WANT YOU BACK
3. SUICIDE A GO GO
4. NOTHING SPECIAL
5. TAXI
6. CINDY AND THE BARBI DOLLS
7. YOU AND ME
8. LOOKING FOR A BOYFRIEND
9. SPACE WALK
10. S.C.U.M.
11. I DID IT FOR YOU
12. PAINT IT BLACK
13. BIG IN JAPAN
14. SHOUT
15. SPACE WALK
16. BIG IN JAPAN ENCORE

CONCERT ERICS LIVERPOOL UK   PROFESSIONALLY FILMED CONCERT
CONCERT
22nd DEC 1978

 

 

PLAY

BIG IN JAPAN FULL CONCERT NUMBER 2.
ON VHS VIDEO FROM ERICS CHRISTMAS PARTY IN LIVERPOOL "22nd DECEMBER 1978", PROFESSIONALLY RECORDED FROM MULTIPLE ANGLES.

ANOTHER FULL 1 HOUR CONCERT FROM ERICS IN 1978 WITH HOLLY ON BASS GUITAR.  IN THIS GIG YOU SEE HOLLY IN A WHITE SHIRT WITH BLACK TIE AND YOU SEE HIM PLAYING BASS WITH HIS CIGARETTE BEHIND HIS EAR! HOLLY ALSO SINGS ON ONE TRACK, YOU CAN SEE HIM SHOUTING DOWN THE MIC

ERIC'S CHRISTMAS PARTY.  

22nd DEC 1978

1. INTRO + BIG IN JAPAN
2. SUB HUMAN
3. LOOKING FOR YOU
4. YOU MAKE ME LAUGH
5. SUICIDE A GO GO
6. LATEST THING
7. BOYS CRY
8. WHY DO I CARE
9. IT AINT ME
10. SCUM
11. BIG IN JAPAN ENCORE (Holly also on vocals)
 

OTHER RARE BIG IN JAPAN RECORDINGS

BELOW ARE DETAILS OF BIG IN JAPAN TRACKS - SOME OF THEM VERY RARE AND HARD TO FIND
 

I also have the following Big In Japan rare tracks, most of these were given to me by one of the old Eric's gang.

The following are all audio only recordings.


1. NOTHING SPECIAL - (Taken from the EP "From Y to Z")
2. CINDY AND THE BARBI DOLLS - (Taken from the EP "From Y to Z")
3. SUICIDE A GO GO - (Taken from the EP "From Y to Z")
4. TAXI - (Taken from the EP "From Y to Z")
5. BIG IN JAPAN - (Taken from the Erics 7" Big in Japan)
6. MATCH OF THE DAY - (Taken from the "Street to street" LP)
7. S.C.U.M. - (Taken from the "Shores of lake placid" LP)
8. BOYS CRY - (Penny cafe demo)
9. SPACE WALK - (Penny cafe demo)
10. SUICIDE A GO GO - (Penny cafe demo)
11. S.C.U.M. - (Penny cafe demo)
12. SUICIDE HIGHLIGHT - (John Peel Session)
13. DONT BOMB CHINA - (John Peel Session)
14. GOODBYE - (John Peel Session)


I should also be getting a Spitfire Boys concert on video from Eric's pretty soon aswel.