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James Reyne To Celebrate 40 Years Since The Boys Light Up Was Released

by Paul Cashmere

‘The Boys Light Up’ first charted in April, 1980 but surprisingly it wasn’t that big of a hit at the time. The song peaked at no 22 on the Australian singles chart but their fans wanted albums, not singles. The debut album ‘The Boys Light Up’ reached no 4 on the Australian chart and stayed on the chart for 101 weeks.

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