Mick Farren 

Mick Farren
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Mick Farren (left) and Patrick Boissel during the signing a book (Who put the) Bomp !: Saving the World One Record at a Time in Sherman Oaks , California , USA 2 December 2007.
birth NameMichael Anthony Farren
Date of birth3 September 1943 
Cheltenham , GloucestershireEngland , United Kingdom
Place of deathJuly 27, 2013 (69 years) 
London , England , United Kingdom
BackgroundUK UK
genresNew Wave , punk rock ,garagerock , psychedelic rockpop
RoleSinger , songwriter , music producer , journalist , editor ,author
Year as active1960s - 2013
Artist CollaborationChrissie Hynde , Steve Peregrin Took , John Gustafson , Paul Buckmaster ,Lemmy
Related artistsMick Farren and The Deviants, The Deviants, Lunar Malice, Wayne Kramer & Mick Farren, Tijuana Bible, Mick Farren & Jack Lancaster, Deviants IXVI, The Social Deviants, Wayne Kramer's Death Tongue

























Michael Anthony "Mick" Farren , born September 3, 1943 in Cheltenham , Gloucestershire , died July 27, 2013 in London [ 1 [ 2 ] , was a British journalist, author and singer associated with the British underground culture. [ 3 ]

Music (discography in selection) 

Singles edit edit wikitext ]

  • 1976 - Play With Fire / Lost Johnny (Ork Records)
  • 1977 - Screwed Up (EP) (like Mick Farren and The Deviants ) ( Stiff Records )
  • 1978 - Half Price Drinks (Logo Records)
  • 1978 - Broken Statue / It's All In The Picture (Logo Records)
  • 1993 - Gunfire In The Night / Touched By The Fire (Like Lunar Malice ) (Force Majeure)

Album 

1967 - The Deviants - Ptooff! (Impressario / Decca Records )

Collection Album 

1996 - Mick Farren and The Deviants - Fragments of Broken Probes

  • 1996 - The Social Deviants - Garbage ( Alive Records )
  • 1999 - The Deviants - The Deviants Have Left The Planet
  • 2000 - Mick Farren and The Deviants - This CD Is Condemned ( Alive Records )
  • 2001 - Mick Farren and The Deviants - On Your Knees, Earthlings ( Alive Records )

Authorship 

Fiction edit edit wikitext ]

  • 1973 - The Texts of Festival
  • 1974 - The Tale of Willy's Rats
  • 1976 - The DNA Cowboys Trilogy : The Quest of The DNA Cowboys
  • 1976 - The DNA Cowboys Trilogy : Synaptic Manhunt
  • 1977 - The DNA Cowboys Trilogy : The Neural Atrocity
  • 1978 - The Feelies
  • 1981 - The Song of Phaid the Gambler
    • Part 1: Phaid the Gambler
    • Part 2: Citizen Phaid
  • 1985 - Protectorate
  • 1986 - CORP * S * E (aka Vickers)
  • 1987 - Their Masters' War
  • 1988 - Exit Funtopia (aka The Long Orbit)
  • 1989 - The Armageddon Crazy
  • 1989 - The Last Stand of the DNA Cowboys
  • 1990 - Mars - The Red Planet
  • 1991 - Necrom
  • 1996 - The Victor Renquist Quartet : The Time of Feasting
  • 1999 - Back From Hell: Car Warriors # 2
  • 1999 - Jim Morrison's Adventures in the Afterlife
  • 2000 - The Victor Renquist Quartet : Darklost
  • 2001 - The Victor Renquist Quartet : More Than Mortal
  • 2001 - Short Stories (1972-1973)
  • 2002 - Dead Cats Bouncing
  • 2002 - The Victor Renquist Quartet : Wonderland
  • 2004 - Kindling
  • 2006 - Conflagration

Non-Fiction 

  • Watch Out Kids
  • Get On Down
  • Elvis In His Own Words
  • The Rolling Stones In Their Own Words
  • The Rock & Roll Circus
  • Elvis - The Illustrated Record
  • The Black Leather Jacket
  • Elvis And The Colonel
  • The Hitchhiker's Guide to Elvis
  • The CIA Files

  • Conspiracies, Lies And Hidden Agendas
  • Give The Anarchist A Cigarette
  • Gene Vincent: There's One In Every Town
  • Words of Wisdom From the Greatest Minds of All Time
  • Who's Watching You ?: The Chilling Truth About the State, Surveillance and Personal Freedom
  • (Who put the) Bump! Saving the World One Record at a Time
  • Zones of Chaos (an anthology)
  • Speed-Speed-Speedfreak - A fast history of amphetamine

Engagement in the countercultural movement 

24 - 26 July 1970 , Mick Farren hosted the Phun City Festival [ 4 ]

References 

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