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The Skids - Into The Valley


On this date in 1979, The Skids released their third single, "Into The Valley". It was backed by a live track called "T.V. Stars". The A side appeared on their debut album, Scared To Dance. The single reached the #10 spot on the U.K. singles chart. The Dunfermline, Scotland post-punk band lasted until 1982, releasing four albums during their existence. Guitarist Stuart Adamson would depart before the end to form his own band, Big Country.

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