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The Boomtown Rats - I Don't Like Mondays


On this date in 1979, The Boomtown Rats released their sixth single, "I Don't Like Mondays". It was backed by "It's All The Rage". The A side appeared on their third album, The Fine Art Of Surfacing. The B side was a non-LP track. The single reached the #1 spot on the U.K. singles chart, a place it held for four weeks. It peaked at #73 in the U.S. The Dublin, Ireland punk/new wave band disbanded in 1986 after six albums.

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