geboren am 14.4.1955 in Dublin, Irland
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).
The Boomtown Rats presently features Garry Roberts on guitar and Simon Crowe on drums, with the addition of Peter Barton on bass, and Darren Beale on lead guitar.
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