Blockhead Records was a sub-label of Stiff Records it managed one singles. It issued singles in an HORN-0 numerical series. David 'Davey' Payne (born 11 August 1944, Willesden, North West London) is an English saxophonist best known as a member of Ian Dury's backing band The Blockheads, and his twin saxophone solo on their 1978 UK no 1 single "Hit Me with Your Rhythm Stick". Payne grew up in Clacton-on-Sea, Essex and started playing the clarinet because of his enjoyment of Dixieland jazz. He met Ian Dury when he visited London in late 1970. Ian Dury launched a solo career, and Payne contributed to a few songs on Dury's first album, New Boots and Panties!!, in 1977. Payne, however, joined Wreckless Eric's band. After the completion of his album and its success, Dury badgered Payne into rejoining his band, now called The Blockheads, full-time; Payne did, and became co-composer of numerous songs in their catalogue. He left the band in August 1998. Wilko Johnson (born in Canvey Island, Essex John Peter Wilkinson, 12 July 1947) is an English singer, guitarist and songwriter, particularly associated with the rhythm and blues band Dr. Feelgood in the 1970s. Johnson and Dr Feelgood have been credited as one of the founding influences of the English punk movement. In 1980, Johnson joined Ian Dury's band, The Blockheads. He then re-formed The Wilko Johnson Band, joined by Blockhead bassist Norman Watt-Roy and drummer Salvatore Ramundo. Ramundo was later replaced by Steve Monti (future Curve and The Jesus and Mary Chain drummer). Distributed By Stiff Records.