The Post Punk Progressive Pop Party

The P5 is DEAD! It stands as a piece of 80's music history on the web. To prevent spam, your COMMENTS WILL NO LONGER BE POSTED!

Old links may no longer work, and NO we will NOT fix them. The P5 DOES NOT upload, post, host or share music files online. All links on The P5 point to other music blogs and were valid at time of posting. All links on this site were found using public search engines such as Google Blog Search. Please read the disclaimer at the right.

Pere Ubu - Not Happy


On this date in 1981, Pere Ubu released their seventh single, "Not Happy". It was backed by "Lonesome Cowboy Dave". Neither track appeared on an album until the compilation Terminal Tower was released in 1985. The avant-garde/proto punk band from Cleveland, Ohio was formed after Rocket From The Tombs broke up. Dave Thomas and Peter Laughner formed Pere Ubu while fellow Rocket From The Tombs band members, Cheetah Chrome and Johnny Blitz, founded The Dead Boys. Pere Ubu continues to release music.

Wikipedia: Pere Ubu

Official Website:

Blogload: Pere Ubu - Terminal Tower - An Archival Collection -


The P5 Archives