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Kirsty Maccoll - They Don't Know


On this date in 1979, Kirsty MacColl released her debut solo single, "They Don't Know". It was backed by "Motor On". Neither track appeared on her debut album, Desperate Character. The A side was later covered by Tracey Ullman with greater chart success (#2 U.K., #8 U.S.). She had previously been recorded as a member of London punk/powerpop band, the Drug Addix, where she was known as Mandy Doubt. Later, she became a member of The Pogues. The former Stiff Records recording artist from Croydon, England recorded on and off after 1983. She died in a boating accident on December 18, 2000.

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