Dexys Midnight Runners

Formed 1978.
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Kevin Rowland and Jim Paterson from Dexys join Shaun Keavney

Kevin Rowland and Jim Paterson from Dexys join Shaun Keavney.

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Biography

Dexys Midnight Runners (currently called Dexys) are an English pop band with soul influences, who achieved their major success in the early to mid-1980s. They are best known for their songs "Come On Eileen" and "Geno", both of which went to No. 1 on the UK Singles Chart.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Searching For the Young Soul Rebels: 30th Anniversary Special Edition

    Searching For the Young Soul Rebels: 30th Anniversary Special Edition 2010

    Reviewed by Chris Roberts
    The first of three Dexys masterpieces and one of the greatest UK debuts ever.
  2. Review of Let's Make This Precious: The Best Of

    Let's Make This Precious: The Best Of 2003

    Reviewed by Daryl Easlea
    There has been never been a more scintillating marriage of punk, soul and Irish showband.
  3. Review of Searching For The Young Soul Rebels

    Searching For The Young Soul Rebels 1980

    Reviewed by Daryl Easlea
    Fierce, raging and passionate - one of the greatest debut albums of all time.
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