A British singer-songwriter and actor who rose to fame during the late 1970s, during the punk and new wave era of rock music. He was the lead singer of Ian Dury and the Blockheads and before that of Kilburn and the High Roads.
East Central One’s first release was “Mr Love Pants”. After Ian’s death in 2000, a tribute to “New Boots & Panties” was compiled, featuring performances by Paul McCartney, Robbie Williams, Cerys Matthews, Sinead O’Connor, and others. “Ten More Turnips From The Tip” – Ian Dury & The Blockheads’ final album – was released by EC1 in 2002.