Monthly Archives: January 2013

45’s!

1-31-13          45’s!! Happy birthday, Phil Manzanera!  (Born 1951).  On 1/31/81 The Stranglers 45 “Thrown Away” charts at No. 42 in England.  On 2/3/63 The Beatles 45 “Please Please Me” charts at No. 2 in England.  On 2/1/64 the Manfred Mann … Continue reading

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Injury

I injured myself and do not have the use of my left arm.  I am going to the Dr. today.  Alas, except for the “already written” stuff, this blog will be on hiatus temporarily.  Feels like a left elbow injury; … Continue reading

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Mainframe

1-30-13          Mainframe Unless I have my dates wrong, today is my 15th anniversary with Dorothy!        Happy birthday, Marty Balin (of The Jefferson Airplane), born 1945.  The Beatles play their rooftop concert, in London, 1969. Mainframe’s 5 minutes of fame runs … Continue reading

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Indochine

1-29-13          Indochine On 1/29/66 the Bob Dylan 45 “Can You Please Crawl Out Your Window?” charts at No. 17 in England.  On 1/29/72 George Harrison / V.A. “Concert For Bangla Desh” 3LP boxed set was No. 1 in England.  Happy … Continue reading

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The Doors re-mastered

1-28-13          The Doors re-masters January 27th:  Happy birthday, Nick Mason (of The Pink Floyd), born 1945.  On 1/27/73 The Sweet “Blockbuster” 45 and Slade “Slayed?” LP were No. 1 in England; on 1/28/78 Fleetwood Mac “Rumours” LP was No. 1 … Continue reading

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Next Month

Hi there,I am preparing to write most of next month’s blogs at present – i think the topic will be ‘formats’. 7″, 12″, LP, Cassette, 8-track, Reel-to-reel, VHS, Beta, Laser disc, DVD, SA-CD, DAT, DCC etc.  

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Smash Hits 1980

1-24-13          Smash Hits (Vol. 2, No. 2) January 24th, 1980 – February 6th, 1980 1/24/81 XTC “Sgt. Rock (Is Going To Help Me)” 45 charts at No. 14 in England;  Also on 1/24/81 Adam & The Ants “Kings Of The … Continue reading

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