| David Charles Perez|
| 25 May 1944 (age 71)
Hackney, East London, England (1944-05-25) |
Punk rock, R&B, garage rock, rock and roll
Singer, composer, producer
Vocals, harmonica, guitar, bass guitar
Warhead: U.K. Subs: 25th Anniversary: Marquee Concert, The Monochrome Set: Destiny Always Calls Twice
U.K. Subs (Since 1976), Urban Dogs
Normal Service Resumed, Bonefield, Another Kind of Blues, Punk Can Take It, Gross‑Out USA
Charlie Harper (singer) Wikipedia
Charlie Harper (born David Charles Perez, 25 May 1944, Hackney, London) is a British singer and songwriter. He is best known as the lead singer from the punk band U.K. Subs.
A former hairdresser, he was already a veteran of the London R&B scene at the time of the UK Subs being formed in 1976. Prior to forming the UK Subs, he was the frontman and founder of The Marauders between 1975 and 1976.
In 1980 his solo single release "Barmy London Army" spent one week at #68 in the UK Singles Chart. He has also recorded with his side project The Urban Dogs and released a solo album entitled Stolen Property and a second solo single "Freaked". As well as singing he also plays the harmonica and bass, he played rhythm guitar on the UK Subs album Diminished Responsibility. He still typically performs between 150 and 200 gigs per year with the UK Subs.Stolen Property(1981), Flicknife
"Barmy London Army"/"Talk Is Cheap" (1980), Gem
"Freaked"/"Jo" (1981), Ramkup - UK Indie no. 17
see U.K. Subs#DiscographyUrban Dogs (1983), Fall Out - UK Indie no. 18
No Pedigree (1985), Flicknife
Wipeout Beach (1998), Raw Power
Bonefield (2012), Time and Matter
Attack! (2016), Time and Matter
"New Barbarians" (1982), Fall Out - UK Indie no. 15
"Limo Life" (1983), Fall Out - UK Indie no. 16
"(We Don't Want No) Millenium Dome" (1999), Raw Power
"Rebellion Song" (2014), Time and Matter
"Trick or Treat" (2016), Time and Matter
"Rollin' In My Sweet Baby's Arms" single (2012), Punkerama
Too Much Reality EP (2013), Time and Matter
New Barbarians: The Best Of Charlie Harper And The Urban Dogs (1999), Captain Oi!
"Charlie Harper" - a track by The Bus Station Loonies appeared on their "Bare Faced Hypocrisy Sells Records" EP on the Ruptured Ambitions label in 1998. A different version was on their 1999 Mad Frank's Zonal Disco album.