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You're my dexy's my high

Off the back of Two Tone I purchased this single back in 79 from this outfit from Birmingham.  Their’s was a soul sound, with no hint of reference to ska or reggae.   925 more words

Going underground with Kevin Rowland

These magnificent photos recently appeared in the Dexys Facebook group showing the unmistakeable figure of the godlike Kevin Rowland.

Seeing these photos was all the encouragement I needed to start coming up with Dexys / Tube related puns such as: 100 more words

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Song of the Day, December 8: The Celtic Soul Brothers by Dexys Midnight Runners

Today’s song is the joyous mission statement to Dexy’s Midnight Runners second incarnation. Vocalist and bandleader Kevin Rowland never liked to be pinned down. With eclectic tastes and strong ambition, he build a blue-eyed soul unit, then began transforming it. 82 more words

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Rocks In The Attic #412: Terence Trent D’Arby - ‘The Hardline According To Terence Trent D'Arby’ (1987)

Singing with conviction is a big thing for a pop singer. It’s one of the reasons Michael Jackson was such a superstar. Singing a song and making it sound like the whole world depends on the lyrics coming out of your mouth is a skill not shared by many. 209 more words