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Robyn Hitchcock - The Man Who Invented Himself


On this date in 1981, Robyn Hitchcock released his debut solo single, "The Man Who Invented Himself". It was backed by "Dancing On God's Thumb". The A side appeared on his debut album, Black Snake Diamond Role. The B side was a non-LP track that was added as a bonus track when the album was re-released on CD. The London post punk/new wave singer was the former frontman for The Soft Boys. He would sooon form Robyn Hitchcock and The Egyptians.

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