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Dexys Midnight Runners - Geno


On this date in 1980, Dexys Midnight Runners released their second single, "Geno". The B side was "Breaking Down The Walls Of Heartache". The A side appeared on their debut album, Searching For The Young Soul Rebels. The B side was not included. The single reached the #1 spot on the U.K. singles chart. The Birmingham, England new wave band went through several lineup changes, the last of which survived until 1986. Lead singer Kevin Rowland and guitarist Al Adams were former members of punk band The Killjoys.

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