Written by on August 19, 2018

18th August 1977, The Police made their live debut as a three-piece band when they played at Rebecca's Birmingham, England. The Police became globally popular in the late 1970s and are generally regarded as one of the first New Wave groups to achieve mainstream success, playing a style of rock that was influenced by punk, reggae, and jazz. More on The Police: http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/pages/police


The Police were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with “Don't Stand So Close To Me,” the group's third No.1. Taken from their album Zenyatta Mondatta, the single went on to become the best selling UK single of 1980.

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