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|Birth name||Simon Crowe|
|Born||14 April 1955|
|Genres||New wave, punk, pop rock|
|Labels||Mulligan, Ensign, Mercury, Columbia|
|Associated acts||The Boomtown Rats|
The Velcro Flies
The Boomtown Rats had eighteen hit singles in the UK, including "Rat Trap" and "I Don't Like Mondays." Crowe has also been part of The Velcro Flies (with ex-Boomtown Rat Garry Roberts) and Gung~Ho (with ex-Boomtown Rat Johnny Fingers).
After the group disbanded, Crowe lived in Devon for some years where he played with the local folk and roots group Jiggerypipery.
The Boomtown Rats presently features Garry Roberts on guitar and Simon Crowe on drums, with the addition of Pete Briquette on bass, and Darren Beale on lead guitar.
- Webster, Nick (16 January 2009). "Live Lounge hosts Boomtown rat founders Garry Roberts and Simon Crowe". Click Liverpool. Retrieved 9 September 2010.
- Buckley, Peter (2003). The rough guide to rock. Rough Guides. p. 126. ISBN 978-1-84353-105-0. Retrieved 9 September 2010.
- Amanda Doherty; Caoimhe Young (22 November 1998). "Where did our eighties pop idols get to?; Sunday News tracks down the stars who just 'disappeared'". Sunday Mirror. Retrieved 9 September 2010.
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