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Happy Birthday!


Chas Smash (born Cathal Smyth) of Madness turns 50 today.

From top clockwise: Mike Barson, Suggs, Lee Thompson, Mark Bedford, Daniel Woodgate, Chris Foreman, Chas Smash

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Video: Madness - Embarrassment - on Top Of The Pops - 1980 - youtube

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