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Rebel yell: how the Irish dominated British rock music

From The Beatles to The Pogues, Oasis and The Smiths, musicians of Irish descent played a key role in UK scene, writes Johnny Rogan.

British pop music has been celebrated around the world for decades and rightly so.  135 more words

Dexys "Curragh Of Kildare"

by Johnny Foreigner

Fucking brilliant.

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Dexys : Let The Record Show, LP released July 2016

‘Let The Record Show: Dexys Do Irish And Country Soul’ is the full title of this new CD, the follow-up to their 2012 magnum opus ‘One Day I’m Going To Soar’. 283 more words

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1034. tell me when my light turns green

Dexys Midnight Runners are generally thought of as a band that had one big deal single (featuring a lot of fiddle) in 1982, then pretty much faded away. 80 more words

All Vinyl Apocalypse

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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