Simple Minds

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Timeless and epochal, Simple Minds was formed in January 1978 by Jim Kerr (9 July 1959, Glasgow, Scotland; vocals), Charlie Burchill (b. 27 November 1959, Glasgow, Scotland; guitar), Tony Donald (bass) and Brian McGee (drums). They rose out of the ashes of Glasgow punk outfit Johnny And The Self-Abusers who, in true anarchic fashion, deliberately folded on the day their debut single ‘Saints And Sinners’ was released. A second guitarist Duncan Barnwell and keyboard player Michael... Read more

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