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The Family Tree and Alumni

THE ALUMNI

BANDS THAT PRECEDED OR SUCCEEDED THE FALL IN RESPECT OF PLAYERS WHO HAVE PERFORMED WITH THE FALL



THE FAMILY TREE

herein in lies madness

an attempt to catalogue the Family Tree of The Fall  

this could take some time......please regard as a work in progress and ignore any mistakes

 

 
The Fall #01
 
Mark E. Smith (Vocals)|Martin Bramah (Guitar, Vocals)|Tony Friel (Bass)| Una Baines (Keyboards)
never played live
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The Fall #02
 
Mark E. Smith (Vocals)|Martin Bramah (Guitar, Vocals)|Tony Friel (Bass) Steve Ormrod(Drums)
played one gig - 23rd May 1977
Una Baines - in audience, keyboard not yet purchased
Steve Ormrod - left after this gig for various bands around the Manchester Scene
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The Fall #03
 
Mark E. Smith (Vocals)|Martin Bramah (Guitar, Vocals)|Tony Friel (Bass)|Una Baines (Keyboards)|Karl Burns (Drums)
played 19 gigs from May - December 1977
Appeared on the Last Night at the Electric Circus Album
Appeared on the Live '77 Album
Karl Burns joined from ????
Tony Friel - left to join The Passage
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The Fall #04
 
Mark E. Smith (Vocals)|Martin Bramah (Guitar, Vocals)|Jonnie Brown (Bass)|Una Baines (Keyboards)|Karl Burns (Drums)
played one gig - 13th January 1978
Jonnie Brown joined from ??? and left to ???
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The Fall #05
 
Mark E. Smith (Vocals)|Martin Bramah (Guitar, Vocals)|Eric McGann (Bass)|Una Baines (Keyboards)|Karl Burns (Drums)
One Television appearance and 7 gigs from 13th February-30th April 1978
Eric Mc Gann joined from......
Una Baines left to (eventually) join Blue Orchids
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The Fall #06
Mark E. Smith (Vocals)|Martin Bramah (Guitar, Vocals)|Eric McGann (Bass)|Yvonne Pawlett (Keyboards)|Karl Burns (Drums)
played 4 gigs from 7th -26th May 1978
Yvonne Pawlett joined from.........
Around this time - as yet unconfirmed Una stood in for Yvonne on some gigs
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The Fall #07
 
Mark E. Smith (Vocals)|Martin Bramah (Guitar, Bass , Vocals)|Steve Davis (Congas)|Una Baines (Keyboards)|Karl Burns (Drums)
One John Peel Session on 30th May 1978 - Davis on Rebellious Jukebox only
Steve Davis joined from ......... left to.............
Yvonne Pawlett unavailable for session
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The Fall #08
 
Mark E. Smith (Vocals)|Martin Bramah (Guitar, Vocals) Yvonne Pawlett (Keyboards) Marc Riley (Bass) |Karl Burns (Drums)
played 42 gigs and one John Peel Session from May 1978 to February 1979
Recorded Live at the Witch Trials Album
Marc Riley joined from being a roadie, and The Sirens?
Karl Burns left to join Elti Fits
 
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The Fall #09 
Mark E. Smith (Vocals)|Martin Bramah (Guitar, Vocals)| Yvonne Pawlett (Keyboards) Marc Riley (Bass), Mike Leigh (Drums)
 played ?? gigs from February - April 1979
Mike Leigh joined from Rockin' Ricky and the Velvet Collars
Martin Bramah left to form The Blue Orchids
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The Fall #10
Mark E. Smith (Vocals)| Craig Scanlon(Guitar,Vocals)|Yvonne Pawlett (Keyboards) Marc Riley (Guitar) Steve Hanley (bass)| Mike Leigh (Drums)
 played 17 gigs from April 1979 to 28 July 1979
Yvonne Pawlett left for........?
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The Fall #11
Mark E. Smith (Vocals)| Craig Scanlon(Guitar, ,Vocals)|Marc Riley (Guitar) Steve Hanley (bass)| Mike Leigh (Drums)
played 53 gigs from 28 July 1979 to 20 March 1980
Released Dragnet, Totales Turns, Fiery Jack
Mike Leigh left for work in clubland, roofing and eventually Pearl Divers,The Blimp, and Kill Pretty
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The Fall #12
Mark E. Smith (Vocals)| Craig Scanlon(Guitar, ,Vocals)|Marc Riley (Guitar) Steve Hanley (bass)| Paul Hanley (Drums)
pllayed six gigs from 21 March 1980 to 28 May 1980
Paul Hanley joined from school
Paul Hanley unable to attend Dutch Tour so temporarily left
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The Fall #13
Mark E. Smith (Vocals)| Craig Scanlon(Guitar, ,Vocals)|Marc Riley (Guitar) Steve Hanley (bass)| Steve Davies (Drums)
played approximately 11 gigs from 1 June to 14 June 1980
Steve Davies joined from ?????
Steve Davies left to ?????
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The Fall #14 
Mark E. Smith (Vocals)| Craig Scanlon(Guitar, ,Vocals)|Marc Riley (Guitar) Steve Hanley (bass)| Paul Hanley (Drums)
played 49 gigs from 15 June 1980 to 25 May 1981
Released How I Wrote Elastic Man, Totally Wired, Grotesque
Produced two Peel Sessions
Paul Hanley returned after Dutch hiatus
Paul Hanley unable to attend US tour so substituted by Karl Burns
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The Fall #15
Mark E. Smith (Vocals)| Craig Scanlon(Guitar, ,Vocals)|Marc Riley (Guitar) Steve Hanley (bass)| Karl Burns (Drums)
played approximately 33 gigs from 31 May 1981 to 16 July 1981
Released A Part of America Therein 1981
Karl Burns joined from????
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The Fall #16
 Mark E. Smith (Vocals)| Craig Scanlon(Guitar,Vocals)|Marc Riley (Guitar, Keyboards) Steve Hanley (bass)| Paul Hanley (Drums)
no live dates
played one Peel Session on 26 August 1981
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The Fall #17
 Mark E. Smith (Vocals)| Craig Scanlon(Guitar, ,Vocals)|Marc Riley (Guitar, Keyboards) Steve Hanley (bass)| Paul Hanley (Drums)|Karl Burns (Drums, Bass)
played  80 gigs from 4 September 1981 to  22 December 1982
Released Slates, Hex Enduction Hour, Look Know, Room to Live, Marquis Cha-Cha, Lie Dream of A Casino Soul
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The Fall #18
Mark E. Smith (Vocals)| Craig Scanlon(Guitar, Casio VL Tone ,Vocals)| Steve Hanley (bass)| Paul Hanley (Drums, Keyboards)|Karl Burns (Drums, Bass)
played 40 gigs between 16 January 1983 and 4 September 1983
Peel Session #6 21 March 1983
Marc Riley left to form The Creepers and then become a DJ
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The Fall #19
Mark E. Smith (Vocals)| Brix Smith (Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals)| Craig Scanlon(Guitar, Casio VL Tone ,Vocals)| Steve Hanley (bass)| Paul Hanley (Drums, Keyboards)|Karl Burns (Drums, Bass)
played 67 gigs between 21 September 1983 and  (Brix did not play at the Hacienda Gig on 16 December 2012)
Released Perverted by Language,Perverted by Language Bis (Video), Oh Brother/God Box, c.r.e.e.p./Pat Trip Dispenser, The Wonderful and Frightening World of...., Call for Escape Route
Peel Session #7 3 January 1984
Kid Jensen Session 1 March 1984
Janice Long Session #1 17 September 1984
Saturday Live Session 29 September 1984
Brix Smith joined from Banda Dratsing
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The Fall #20
Mark E. Smith (Vocals)| Brix Smith (Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals)| Craig Scanlon(Guitar, Casio VL Tone ,Vocals)| Steve Hanley (bass)| Karl Burns (Drums) 
Played 4 gigs between 6 December 1984 and 12 December 1984
Paul Hanley left to form Shake Bamalam
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The Fall #21
Mark E. Smith (Vocals)| Brix Smith (Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals)| Craig Scanlon(Guitar, Casio VL Tone ,Vocals)| Simon Rogers (bass)| Karl Burns (Drums, Bass) 
 
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