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Nick Lowe - Cracking Up


On this date in 1979, Nick Lowe released his tenth single, "Cracking Up". It was backed by "Basing St.". The A side appeared on his second album, Labour Of Lust. The B side was a non-LP track. The single reached the #34 spot on the U.K. singles chart. The power pop singer from Surrey, U.K. was teamed up with Dave Edmunds in Rockpile. A lot of the music credited to either Dave Edmunds or Nick Lowe was actually a collaborative effort as Rockpile. Due to contractual obligations, they had to release the material under one or the other's individual names.

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