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Madness - The Prince


On this date in 1979, Madness released their debut single, "The Prince". It was backed by "Madness". Both tracks appeared on their debut album, One Step Beyond. The single reached the #16 spot on the U.K. singles chart. The London ska band called it quits in 1986 but re-formed in 1992 and is still intact.

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