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The Boomtown Rats

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The Boomtown Rats's Biography

The Boomtown Rats were an Irish punk rock band that had a series of Irish and UK hits between 1977 and 1985. They were led by vocalist Bob Geldof.

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The Boomtown Rats at Knott's Berry Farm, 1981
The Boomtown Rats at Knott's Berry Farm, 1981
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The Boomtown Rats News Stories

  • Bob Geldof: I still cry in the street over Peaches' death

      News Source: The Guardian | 24 days ago
    Geldof said he hoped Peaches' young daughters would not 'get wrapped up in the Geldof life'. Photograph: Cavan Pawson/Associated News/Rex Bob Geldof has spoken of the "intolerable" pain he continues to feel after the death of his daughter Peaches and
  • Festivals guide 2014: family listings

      News Source: The Guardian | 1 month ago
    The Guardian CBeebies star Justin Fletcher gets the main stage crowd warmed up at Lollibop. When 15-17 August Where Escot Park, Devon What Award-winning fest founded by the Levellers Who Steve Earle & The Dukes, Seasick Steve, the Levellers, Jimmy
  • Grieving Thomas Cohen spending time with Tiger after Peaches Geldof funeral

      News Source: Unreality TV | 3 months ago
    Thomas Cohen was spotted walking arm in arm with Peaches Geldof's younger sister Tiger yesterday, a day after he attended his wife's cremation. The musician is said to be struggling to cope with the sudden death of Peaches, whose body was tragically

The Boomtown Rats Blogs

  • Strategy & Mondays | - Name Droppings -

      Blog Source: | 3 months ago
    It drew the predicable gasps of disbelief, although the worst thing its detractors could level at the name was that “I don't like Mondays” was the title of a hit song by the Boomtown Rats. CEO Greg Brenneman said what was expected of him: ...
  • Entertainment Lineup For 2013 Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix ...

      Blog Source: | 1 year ago
    Rising to fame as the lead singer of Irish rock back The Boomtown Rats in the late 1970s and early 1980s, singer-songwriter and philanthropist Bob Geldof will rock the Village Stage on Friday, September 20. He produced the hits 'Rat Trap' ...
  • Isle of Wight Festival 2013 Preview | Festival Mag

      Blog Source: | 1 year ago
    Some people say that I shouldn't talk about Bob Geldof and the Boomtown Rats in such a way, but I kind of feel that seeing this relic of the 1980s will be akin to visiting a musical museum. If I keep all my bits crossed then maybe he'll have

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