Pants Of Ping




Well hello

An NME image of sweater-losing Cock Cork eccentrics Stump Sultans of Ping  FC from 1992 discovered by vintage website Brand New Retro.

Kieran c asks:

“Is it just me or was the silly-looned gent at the back a bit greedy when the meat and two veg/twig and berries/family jewels/, etc. were being handed out? I call fake on his obscene package….


Sultans of Ping NME article, 1992 (Brand New Retro)

38 thoughts on “Pants Of Ping

  1. Count Chuckula

    His pants are on back to front, accentuating the, er, effect. Explained in the article. Apparently, it was the style at the time.

    1. Ms Piggy

      I remember 1992. I do NOT remember men wearing their trousers backwards. And I think I would. Imagine the practical implications :-)

      1. Trav

        “And everything is to the back with a little slack
        ‘Cause inside-out its wiggida wiggida wiggida wack!”

        1. Toe up

          I always thought they said:

          East natural food,
          Bathe twice daily

          There are conflicting entries on different lyrics sites.

          1. Spaghetti Hoop

            Think you’re right about bathe.

            *huge urge now to outstretch arms in circular flying mode around a dance floor as “dancing at the disco” fades out….

  2. Corky Duke

    Up until last year some time i thought this bad were absolutly rubbish….until i heard the song “give him a ball and a yard of grass”. Now i just think they are rubbish.
    “Give him a ball & a yard of grass
    He’ll give you a move with perfect pass”

  3. Frilly Keane

    Ah. Thanks a mill BS

    Great t’see Murty again. Always with that smile. Even when the showbanders Dancing Bastards From Hell dumped him without even a trace of common courtesy.

    I must dig out his old fanzines
    Have a pinta rasa
    And ring home

  4. Otis Blue

    The singer, Niall Flaherty, completed his PhD in 2008 and is currently a lecturer in the History of European Political Thought, Kings College, London.

  5. Formerly known as

    I am now appreciating these blokes, having been overseas during their time. My kids love “where’s me jumpa”.

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