Wednesfield, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, England, United Kingdom (1953 – present)
Born Wolverhampton, England. Rowland's first group, Lucy & The Lovers, were influenced by Roxy Music and turned out to be short-lived. His next project, punk rock act The Killjoys, were slightly more successful, releasing the single "Johnny Won't Go To Heaven" in 1977. Alienated by the punk scene, Rowland, together with Killjoys guitarist, Al Archer, decided to form a new soul influenced group, Dexys Midnight Runners.
When Dexys disbanded in 1987, Rowland recorded a solo album called The Wanderer which… read more
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