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Cock Sparrer

Cock Sparrer

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Biography

Cock Sparrer () is an English punk rock band formed in 1972 in the East End of London. Although they have never enjoyed commercial success, they helped pave the way for early ’80s punk scene and the Oi! subgenre., Their songs have been covered by many punk, Oi!, and hardcore punk bands.
Their style is influenced by pub rock, glam rock and raw 1960s beat music as delivered by bands like the Small Faces and The Who. Their lyrics mostly deal with topics related to the daily lives of working class people. Their name derives from their original name, Cock Sparrow, a Cockney term of familiarity.

Also Known As

Cock Sparrow

Genres

Punk rock, Oi!

Labels

Decca, Carrere, Razor, Bitzcore, Captain Oi!, Pirates Press

Origin

London, England

Years Active

1972 1978, 1982 1984, 1992 present

Name

Cock Sparrer

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