The Boomtown Rats

Profile:
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 successful singles, remaining together until just after the 1985 Live Aid concert of which Bob Geldof, KBE, was the organiser.
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Albums

IR 58280 The Boomtown Rats - The Boomtown Rats album art The Boomtown Rats The Boomtown Rats (Album) Ensign, Ensign IR 58280 Ireland 1977 Sell This Version
SRM-1-3751 The Boomtown Rats - A Tonic For The Troops album art The Boomtown Rats A Tonic For The Troops (Album) Ensign SRM-1-3751 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
90.016 The Boomtown Rats - The Fine Art Of Surfacing album art The Boomtown Rats The Fine Art Of Surfacing (Album) Ensign 90.016 Venezuela 1979 Sell This Version
7150 042 The Boomtown Rats - Mondo Bongo album art The Boomtown Rats Mondo Bongo (Album) Mercury 7150 042 Norway 1980 Sell This Version
KB 316 The Boomtown Rats - King Biscuit Flower Hour  album art The Boomtown Rats / The Specials The Boomtown Rats / The Specials - King Biscuit Flower Hour (LP, Transcription + LP, S/Sided, Transcription) King Biscuit Flower Hour Records KB 316 US 1980 Sell This Version
6359 082 The Boomtown Rats - V Deep album art The Boomtown Rats V Deep (Album) Mercury 6359 082 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
338 B The Boomtown Rats - B.B.C. Rock Hour #338 album art A Flock Of Seagulls / The Boomtown Rats A Flock Of Seagulls / The Boomtown Rats - B.B.C. Rock Hour #338(LP, Transcription) London Wavelength 338 B US 1982 Sell This Version
818 419-4 The Boomtown Rats - In The Long Grass album art The Boomtown Rats In The Long Grass (Album) Mercury, Mercury, Mercury 818 419-4 Netherlands 1984 Sell This Version
IC 843-04-X, 83 - 4 Flock/Seagulls* / Boomtown Rats* Flock/Seagulls* / Boomtown Rats* - Westwood One In Concert(2xLP, Promo, Transcription) Westwood One, Westwood One Radio Networks IC 843-04-X, 83 - 4 US 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
CN 3189/S The Boomtown Rats - Classic In Concert - 44 album art The Boomtown Rats Classic In Concert - 44(CD, Transcription) BBC Transcription CN 3189/S UK 1994 Sell This Version
CLCD456 The Boomtown Rats - Live Rats 2013 album art The Boomtown Rats Live Rats 2013 (Album) Concert Live CLCD456 UK 2013 Sell This Version
CLCD456 The Boomtown Rats - Live Rats 2013 (Vicar Street - Dublin - 12.10.2013) album art The Boomtown Rats Live Rats 2013 (Vicar Street - Dublin - 12.10.2013)(2xCD) Concert Live CLCD456 UK 2014 Sell This Version
HST3080VD The Boomtown Rats - The Boomtown Rats Live Germany '78 album art The Boomtown Rats The Boomtown Rats Live Germany '78(DVD, NTSC + CD) Gonzo Multimedia HST3080VD UK & Europe 2019 Sell This Version
none The Boomtown Rats - Citizens Of Boomtown album art The Boomtown Rats Citizens Of Boomtown (Album) BMG none 2020 Sell This Version
none The Boomtown Rats - Extracts From Mondo Bongo album art The Boomtown Rats Extracts From Mondo Bongo(LP, S/Sided, W/Lbl) Not On Label none UK Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

SFL-2252 The Boomtown Rats - Mary Of The 4th Form (Alternate Version) album art The Boomtown Rats Mary Of The 4th Form (Alternate Version) (Single) Ensign SFL-2252 Japan 1977 Sell This Version
SFL-2216 The Boomtown Rats - Lookin' After No. 1 album art The Boomtown Rats Lookin' After No. 1 (Single, Maxi) Ensign SFL-2216 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
6008 519 The Boomtown Rats - Joey's On The Street Again album art The Boomtown Rats Joey's On The Street Again(7", Single) Mercury 6008 519 Scandinavia 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
LUNS 716 The Boomtown Rats - Like Clockwork album art The Boomtown Rats Like Clockwork (Single) Ensign LUNS 716 Ireland 1978 Sell This Version
6008 521 The Boomtown Rats - She's So Modern album art The Boomtown Rats She's So Modern (Single) Ensign 6008 521 Turkey 1978 Sell This Version