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The Beat - I Just Can't Stop It


On this date in 1980, The Beat released their debut album, I Just Can't Stop It. It contained the singles, "Mirror In The Bathroom" (#4 U.K.), "Best Friend" (#22 U.K.) and "Hands Off...She's Mine" (#9 U.K.). The album reached the #3 spot on the U.K. albums chart. The Birmingham, England ska band broke up in 1983 after three albums. Dave Wakeling and Ranking Roger formed General Public. Andy Cox and David Steele formed Fine Young Cannibals. The Beat was known as The English Beat in the U.S.

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