The Housemartins

The Housemartins Biography

English alternative rock group, active from 1983 to 1988.

The original line up of the group had Paul Heaton, Stan Cullimore, Ted Key & Hugh Whitaker. Ted Key was replaced by Norman Cook after the band's first single. Hugh Whitaker was replaced by the ex-Velvetones drummer David Hemingway in 1987.

Norman Cook and Paul Heaton went on to form Beats International and The Beautiful South respectively, after the demise of the group.

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