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The Stranglers - (Get A) Grip (On Yourself)


On this date in 1977, The Stranglers released their debut single, "(Get A) Grip (On Yourself)". It was backed by "London Lady". Both tracks appeared on their debut album, Rattus Norvegicus. The single reached the #44 spot on the U.K. singles chart. The punk/post-punk band formed in 1974 as The Guildford Stranglers, named after their specific section of Surrey, England. They are still performing and recording, though without original lead singer, Hugh Cornwell, who left in 1990.

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