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The band The Housemartins was founded in 1983. Before coming to fame, the band got it’s start in Kingston Upon Hull. Generally, music journalists would define The Housemartins’s style within the genre/s of and other rock music.
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The Beautiful South
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The Style Council
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The Proclaimers are a Scottish rock duo formed in 1983 by twin brothers Craig and Charlie Reid, who were born 5 March 1962. They came to attention with their 1987 single "Letter from America", which reached No. 3 in the United Kingdom, and the 1988 single "I'm... [wikipedia]
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The Lightning Seeds
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Lloyd Cole And The Commotions
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Wet Wet Wet
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Fine Young Cannibals
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