Bob Hope Takes Risks

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"Bob Hope Takes Risks"
Rip Rig + Panic - Bob Hope Takes Risks.jpg
Single by Rip Rig + Panic
B-side "Hey Mr E! A Gran Grin With a Shake of Smile"
Released 27 November 1981 (1981-11-27)
Format 7", 12"
Genre Post-punk
Length 3:53
Label Virgin
Songwriter(s) Sean Oliver, Gareth Sager, Bruce Smith and Mark Springer
Producer(s) Rip Rig + Panic
Rip Rig + Panic singles chronology
"Bob Hope Takes Risks"
(1981)
"You're My Kind of Climate"
(1982)

"Bob Hope Takes Risks"
(1981)
"You're My Kind of Climate"
(1982)

"Bob Hope Takes Risks" is a song by the English post-punk band Rip Rig + Panic. It was released as a single on 27 November 1981.[1]

Formats and track listing[edit]

All lyrics by Gareth Sager, all music by Sean Oliver, Gareth Sager, Bruce Smith and Mark Springer.

UK 7" single (VS 468)
  1. "Bob Hope Takes Risks" – 3:53
  2. "Hey Mr E! A Gran Grin With a Shake of Smile" – 5:11
UK 12" single (VS 468(12))
  1. "Bob Hope Takes Risks" – 7:01
  2. "Hey Mr E! A Gran Grin With a Shake of Smile" – 5:11

Accolades[edit]

Year Publication Country Accolade Rank
1981 Rockerilla Italy Singles of the Year[2] 13

Personnel[edit]

Adapted from the Bob Hope Takes Risks liner notes.[3]

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Catalog
United Kingdom 1981 Virgin 7", 12" VS 468

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gimarc, George (July 11, 2005). Punk Diary. Hal Leonard Corporation. p. 728. Retrieved 2 June 2016. 
  2. ^ "Rockerilla End of Year Lists 1981: Singles". Rockerilla. Retrieved 2 June 2016. 
  3. ^ Bob Hope Takes Risks (sleeve). Rip Rig + Panic. London, United Kingdom: Virgin Records. 1981. 

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