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John Cooper Clarke - Ou Est La Maison De Fromage?


On this date in 1980, John Cooper Clarke released his debut album, Ou Est La Maison De Fromage?. It was a mixture of studio and live poems set to music. The single, "Gimmix" was on this album. The CD re-release expanded this to 32 tracks, including the inclusion of some Peel Sessions tracks and the Innocents EP. John Cooper Clarke was a punk poet from Manchester, England, whose poems would often, but not always, be set to background music. He opened for such bands as Buzzcocks, Sex Pistols, Joy Division and The Fall. He still performs.

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