Madness - Recognizing the first symptoms

Madness band name origins - Prince BusterSka band as well as two-toners from the London district of Camden Town, together with UB40 record holder in the category 'most weeks in the UK singles charts in the 80's' (214 weeks!). 

They owe their name to a song by Prince Buster (alias of Cecil Bustamente Campbell, also known as Muhammed Yusef Ali). Buster’s recording was released on the Blue Beat label, under number BB-170. Madness recorded the Madness song also: it is found on the album Madness – they call it madness, we call it great fun!

Active: 1976-present, GBR

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