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The Ruts - In A Rut


On this date in 1979, The Ruts released their debut single, "In A Rut". It was backed by "H-Eyes". The two tracks appeared on their second album, Grin & Bear It which was a compilation of single tracks and live performances that had not been captured on their debut, The Crack. The London reggae-influenced punk band released two albums before the heroin overdose death of lead singer Malcolm Owen on July 14, 1980. They tried to carry on under a new name, Ruts DC, with very limited success and disbanded in 1983.

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