Sally Timms

Born Nov 29, 1959

Sally Timms is an English singer and songwriter. Timms is best known for her long involvement with The Mekons whom she joined in 1985. She recorded her first solo album, Hangahar, at the age of nineteen with Pete Shelley of the Buzzcocks in 1980. Prior to joining The Mekons she was in a band called the She Hees.… Read More

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1959 Birth Born on November 29, 1959.


1980 20 Years Old She recorded her first solo album, Hangahar (an experimental improvised film score), at the age of nineteen with Pete Shelley of the Buzzcocks in 1980. … Read More
1988 28 Years Old She has released several other solo CDs, Someone’s Rocking My Dreamboat in 1988, To the Land of Milk and Honey in 1995, and a country album, Cowboy Sally’s Twilight Laments for Lost Buckaroos, for Bloodshot Records in 1998.


1995 35 Years Old …  She participated in Vito Acconci’s “Theater Project for a Rock Band” as part of the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Next Wave Festival in 1995 and also performed with Kathy Acker in her lesbian pirate operetta "Pussy, King of the Pirates" at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago and elsewhere. … Read More
1998 38 Years Old She was married to musician and comedian Fred Armisen from 1998 to 2004.


2004 44 Years Old Her latest solo recording "In the World of Him" was released in 2004 on Touch and Go Records.
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