The Boomtown Rats

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Irish rock band, formed in 1975 in Garry Roberts' kitchen in Dun Laoghaire, Ireland, the group originally took the name The Nightlife Thugs. They changed it during the interval of their first gig on October 31st 1975 to The Boomtown Rats, after Woody Guthrie's term for oilfield workers. The group is led by vocalist Bob Geldof. The other members of the original line-up were Garry Roberts (lead guitar), Johnnie Fingers (keyboard), Pete Briquette (bass), Gerry Cott (rhythm guitar) and Simon Crowe (drums).
They produced six studio albums and a string of succesful singles, remaining together until just after the 1985 Live Aid concert of which Bob Geldof, KBE, was the organiser.
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The Boomtown Rats Discography Tracks

Albums

The Boomtown Rats - The Boomtown Rats album art The Boomtown Rats The Boomtown Rats (Album) Ensign, Ensign France 1977 Sell This Version
The Boomtown Rats - A Tonic For The Troops album art The Boomtown Rats A Tonic For The Troops (Album) Ensign Canada 1978 Sell This Version
CN 3189/S The Boomtown Rats - In Concert-184 album art The Boomtown Rats In Concert-184(LP, Transcription) BBC Transcription Services CN 3189/S UK 1978 Sell This Version
The Boomtown Rats - The Fine Art Of Surfacing album art The Boomtown Rats The Fine Art Of Surfacing (Album) Ensign Venezuela 1979 Sell This Version
The Boomtown Rats - Mondo Bongo album art The Boomtown Rats Mondo Bongo (Album) Mercury Norway 1980 Sell This Version
KB 316 The Boomtown Rats - May 25, 1980 album art The Boomtown Rats / The Specials The Boomtown Rats / The Specials - May 25, 1980(LP, Transcription + LP, S/Sided, Transcription) King Biscuit Flower Hour Records KB 316 US 1980 Sell This Version
The Boomtown Rats - V Deep album art The Boomtown Rats V Deep (Album) Mercury Greece 1982 Sell This Version
CN 4008/S The Boomtown Rats - In Concert 279 album art The Boomtown Rats In Concert 279(LP, Transcription) BBC Transcription Services CN 4008/S UK 1982 Sell This Version
The Boomtown Rats - In The Long Grass album art The Boomtown Rats In The Long Grass (Album) Mercury, Mercury, Mercury Greece 1984 Sell This Version
CN 4658/S The Boomtown Rats - In Concert-367 album art The Boomtown Rats In Concert-367(LP, Transcription) BBC Transcription Services CN 4658/S UK 1985 Sell This Version
The Boomtown Rats - Live Rats 2013 album art The Boomtown Rats Live Rats 2013 (Album) Concert Live UK 2013 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

The Boomtown Rats - Mary Of The 4th Form (Alternate Version) album art The Boomtown Rats Mary Of The 4th Form (Alternate Version) (Single) Ensign Japan 1977 Sell This Version
The Boomtown Rats - Lookin' After No. 1 album art The Boomtown Rats Lookin' After No. 1 (Single, Maxi) Ensign Japan 1977 Sell This Version
60 08 510 The Boomtown Rats - Lookin' After No.1 / Mary Of The 4th Form album art The Boomtown Rats Lookin' After No.1 / Mary Of The 4th Form(7", Single) Mercury 60 08 510 Spain 1977 Sell This Version
6837 433 The Boomtown Rats - Lookin' After N°1 / Love Comes In Spurts album art The Boomtown Rats / Richard Hell And The Void-Oids* The Boomtown Rats / Richard Hell And The Void-Oids* - Lookin' After N°1 / Love Comes In Spurts(7") Vertigo 6837 433 France 1977 Sell This Version
The Boomtown Rats - Rat Trap album art The Boomtown Rats Rat Trap (Single) Ensign Japan 1978 Sell This Version
The Boomtown Rats - She's So Modern album art The Boomtown Rats She's So Modern (Single) Ensign Turkey 1978 Sell This Version
The Boomtown Rats - Like Clockwork album art The Boomtown Rats Like Clockwork (Single) Ensign Spain 1978 Sell This Version
The Boomtown Rats - Someone's Looking At You / I Don't Like Mondays (recorded live) album art The Boomtown Rats Someone's Looking At You / I Don't Like Mondays (recorded live) (Single) Columbia US 1979 Sell This Version
The Boomtown Rats - Diamond Smiles album art The Boomtown Rats Diamond Smiles (Single) Ensign Netherlands 1979 Sell This Version
The Boomtown Rats - I Don't Like Mondays album art The Boomtown Rats I Don't Like Mondays (Single, Maxi) Ensign Canada 1979 Sell This Version
6205 050 The Boomtown Rats - Surface Down Under album art The Boomtown Rats Surface Down Under(7", EP) Mercury 6205 050 Australia 1979 Sell This Version
The Boomtown Rats - Someone's Looking At You album art The Boomtown Rats Someone's Looking At You (Single) Ensign, Ensign Spain 1979 Sell This Version
The Boomtown Rats - Banana Republic album art The Boomtown Rats Banana Republic (Single, Maxi) Ensign UK 1980 Sell This Version
FLX 148 The Boomtown Rats - Untitled album art The Boomtown Rats Untitled(Flexi, 6", S/Sided, Single) Not On Label (The Boomtown Rats) FLX 148 UK 1980 Sell This Version