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The Blow Monkeys


Led by politically opinionated Dr Robert (Robert Howard) broke through with the U.K. and U.S. Top 40 hit “Digging Your Scene” in 1986 one of the earliest songs about AIDS.They went on to place ten singles and four albums in the U.K. charts between 1986 and 1990.Their biggest UK hit was `It doesn`t have to be this way`.
In the U.S. they are perhaps best known for the track “You Don’t Own Me,” which appeared on the multi-platinum soundtrack album Dirty Dancing in 1987.
Dr Robert Recorded a duet with Kim Mazelle which was a top 10 hit in the UK in 1989 called `Wait`.Dr Robert released a solo album in 1996.