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Happy Posthumous Birthday!


Stuart Adamson of The Skids and Big Country would have turned 51 today. He was found dead in his hotel room in Hawaii on December 16, 2001. The official cause of death was self-strangulation.

The Skids, left to right:
Stuart Adamson, Richard Jobson, Bill Simpson and Tom Kellichan

Official Website:

Video: The Skids - The Saints Are Coming - on Top Of The Pops - 1978 - youtube

Blogload: The Skids - a couple of albums -

Wikipedia: Big Country

Official Website:

Video: Big Country - In A Big Country - on Top Of The Pops - 1983 - youtube

Blogload: Big Country - The Crossing -


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