Short-lived Dublin band punk band sometimes incorrectly referred to as Skank Moves. They formed in 1978 and played a total of 10-12 gigs including the Punk Festival held at St.Anthony's Hall on 22 November 1978 with The Citizens and the Virgin Prunes among others. They split in April 1979 and reformed just once for a one-off gig in 1982.
Notable for the presence of drummer Johnnie Bonnie who later played with The End, The Baby Snakes and Those Handsome Devils among others. Another member was Tommy AKA The Bottle Of Milk (because of his height). His name regularly pops up in connection with Lypton Village and the Virgin Prunes. Paul Woodfull nickname may also be a Lypton Village name.
Skank Mooks were 'managed' by the brother of one of the band members, George Purdy. The Purdy's were known in Lypton Village speak as the "Rat Brothers" though they didn't find this out until much later. George Purdy organised the 1978 Punk Festival at St.Anthony's Hall.
There are no known recordings. However, there is a rather amusing and quite bizarre tape of a Dave Fanning radio show interview.
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