Talk:The Blow Monkeys

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I remember reading an article in NME or so that The Blow Monkeys wanted to include a condom with their fourth album, but this was denied by some authority. Can anyone confirm this? —Preceding unsigned comment added by 87.123.168.43 (talk) 17:52, 20 January 2008 (UTC)

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BetacommandBot (talk) 23:43, 13 February 2008 (UTC)

Dead external links to Allmusic website – January 2011[edit]

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Fixed.--Michig (talk) 18:59, 1 January 2011 (UTC)

In the U.S. the Blow Monkey's are best known for "Digging Your Scene, not "You Don't Know Me" – July 2011[edit]

Removed the Allmusic line reference in the first section to "You Don't Know Me" being the Blow Monkey's best known U.S. hit, since it was mentioned further on page. Also, "You Don't Know Me" was merely a track on the Dirty Dancing Soundtrack, not a hit in the U.S.

"Digging Your Scene" reached #14 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in August, 1986. "Digging Your Scene" is by far the Blow Monkey's biggest hit in the U.S. They are (I believe) a one-hit wonder with that song here in the U.S. I added the Billboard Hot 100 link (Aug 2, 1986 Billboard Magazine). DJghr1 (talk) —Preceding undated comment added 02:29, 31 July 2011 (UTC).

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