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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


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

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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 built a blue-eyed soul unit, then began transforming it. 82 more words

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