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The Undertones - Jimmy Jimmy


On this date in 1979, The Undertones released their third single, "Jimmy Jimmy". It was backed by "Mars Bars". The A side appeared on their self-titled debut album. The B side did not but it was added as a bonus track when the album was re-released on CD. The single reached the #16 spot on the U.K. singles chart. The Derry, Northern Ireland punk/post-punk band disbanded in 1983 when singer Feargal Sharkey left. He went solo and Sean and Damian O'Neill formed That Petrol Emotion. The Undertones re-formed in 1999 without Feargal.

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