Monday, 17 October 2011

1981 NME Awards

Thirty years ago NME published its annual music awards


Best Group: The Jam
Best New Act: Altered Images
Most Missed Person: John Lennon
Best Songwriter: Paul Weller
Best Female Singer: Siouxsie Sioux
Best Male Singer: David Bowie
Best Single: The Specials - 'Ghost Town'
Best LP: Echo & The Bunnymen - 'Heaven Up Here'
Best Dressed Sleeve: Echo & The Bunnymen - 'Heaven Up Here'
Best Guitarist: Paul Weller
Best Bassist: Bruce Foxton
Best Drummer: Rick Buckler
Best Keyboardist: Dave Greenfield
Best TV Programme: 'Coronation Street'
Best Radio Show: John Peel
Best Film: 'Gregory's Girl'
Most Wonderful Human Being: Paul Weller
Best Dressed Person: Michael Foot
Creep Of The Year: Adam Andy

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