Monthly Archives: August 2012

Orange County Record Stores

8-30-12          Orange County Record Stores C&W legend Kitty Wells born 1919, DJ John Peel born 1939; on 8-30-75 Rod Stewart “Atlantic Crossing” LP was No. 1 in England. As I live relatively close to Orange County, CA – I used … Continue reading

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The Damned (on MCA)

8-29-12          The Damned (on MCA) Charlie Parker born 1920; 8-29-81 John Foxx “Europe (After The Rain)” 45 charts at No. 40 in England. The Damned, the venerable British “punk” act had a run on MCA UK in ’85-’87; their numbering … Continue reading

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Hugh Cornwell

8-28-12          Hugh Cornwell The Stranglers’ Hugh Cornwell born 1949.  That makes him one year younger than my late older brother!  I’ve seen Hugh Cornwell play live, both with The Stranglers and as a solo act.  He signed some of my … Continue reading

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Time Machine 1972 (Strange Days)

8-27-12          Strange Days – Time Machine 1972 Alice Coltrane born 1937, singer Cesaria Evora born 1941; 8/26/78 Siouxsie & The Banshees “Hong Kong Garden” 45 charts at No. 7 in England; 8/27/88 Yello “The Race” 45 charts at No. 7 … Continue reading

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1980

Currently prepping a bunch of material from 1980. I have many issues of Smash Hits – all but one for all of 1980 – this series is set to begin in January 2013! I also found 8 months worth of … Continue reading

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Daniel Amos

8-23-12          Daniel Amos Keith Moon born 1946, Singer / Songwriter Edwyn Collins of Orange Juice born 1959; 8-23-80 Roxy Music “Flesh and Blood” LP was No. 1 in England. “Real Outsider Music” Look no further than CCM ( = Contemporary … Continue reading

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Scritti Politti – “Absolute” (2011 Collection)

8-22-12          Scritti Politti – “Absolute” (2011 Collection) John Lee Hooker born 1917, singer Dale Hawkins born 1936; on 8-22-70 The Moody Blues “A Question of Balance” LP was No. 1 in England. When I was looking in a different direction, … Continue reading

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