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Ian Dury and The Blockheads - Sweet Gene Vincent


On this date in 1977, Ian Dury & The Blockheads released their second single, "Sweet Gene Vincent". It was backed by "You're More Than Fair". The A side appeared on their debut album, New Boots And Panties!!. The B side was a non-LP track which was added as a bonus track on a subsequent CD re-release. It had been originally written and performed in Dury's previous band, Kilburn & The Highroads. The London punk/post-punk band disbanded in 1981. After a solo career, Dury worked again with The Blockheads before his death on March 27, 2000.

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