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Simple Minds debut


On this date in 1978, Simple Minds had their debut live performance. It was at The Satellite Club in Glasgow, Scotland.

Simple Minds. Original lineup, left to right:
Jim Kerr, Derek Forbes, Mick MacNeil, Brian McGee and Charlie Burchill

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