February 1980 Cassette

2-4-13             February 1980 Cassette

1980.02 K7_NEW

February 1st:  Happy Birthday, Jimmy Carl Black (the Indian of the group), born 1938.  On 2/4/67 the Spencer Davis Group 45 “I’m A Man” charts at No. 9 in England.  On 2/2/74 The Carpenters “The Singles 1969-73” (best of) LP was No. 1 in England; on 2/4/78 The Stranglers “5 Minutes” 45 charts at No. 11 in England; 2/2/80 John Foxx “Metamatic” LP charts at No. 18 in England; 2/4/89 Frazier Chorus “Dream Kitchen” 45 charts at No. 57 in England.  Happy birthday, Robert-Jan Stips! (Born 1950).  Happy birthday, Alice Cooper!  (Born 1948).

MISC. ETC. 2/80 A – Still lots of 1979 stuff, but beginning to be some 1980 stuff!

JOHN FOXX – Touch & Go (“Metamatic” Virgin UK) ’80 Ex-Ultravox

ANTHONY MOORE – Lucia (Quango UK single) ’80 Ex-Slapphappy

BLACK RANDY & HIS ELITE METROSQUAD – San Francisco (“Pass The Dust, I Think I’m Bowie” Dangerhouse US LP) ‘79

ORCHID SPANGIAFORA – Dime Operation (“Flee Pasts Ape Elf” Twin Tone US LP) ‘79

XTC – Helicopter (“Drums & Wires” Virgin UK LP) ‘79

THE SPECIALS – Gangsters (Two Tone UK single) ‘79

SPIZZENERGI – Where’s Captain Kirk? (Rough Trade UK single) ‘79

EARTH & FIRE – Weekend (Polydor NL single) ‘79

THE HUMAN LEAGUE – Blind Youth (“Reproduction” Virgin UK LP) ‘79

P-MODEL – White Cigarettes (“In A Model Room” Warner Brothers Japan LP) ‘79

SIMPLE MINDS – Carnival (Shelter In A Suitcase) (“Real To Real Cacophony” Arista UK LP) ‘79

(Mystery track – about a 2 minute instrumental, to fill the tape to the end of the side)

Wire?

Bonus tracks:  Monochrome Set “He’s Frank (Slight Return)” (Rough Trade 45); A Certain Ratio “Faceless” (from “Graveyard & The Ballroom” cassette-only release)

BLACK RANDY & HIS ELITE METROSQUAD – Barefootin’ On The Wicked Picket (“Pass The Dust, I Think I’m Bowie” Dangerhouse US LP) ‘79

THE DAMNED – Melody Lee (“Machine Gun Etiquette” Chiswick UK LP) ‘79

GANG OF FOUR – Ether (“Entertainment” EMI UK LP) ‘79

MADNESS – Night Boat To Cairo (“One Step Beyond” Stuff UK LP) ‘79

IAN DURY & THE BLOCKHEADS – Inbetweenies (“Do It Yourself” Stiff UK LP) ‘79

JOHN CALE – Walking The Dog (“Sabotage” IRS US LP) ’79 Live

RANDOM HOLD – Montgomery Clift (“Random Hold” Polydor UK EP) ‘79

P-MODEL – For Kids (“In A Model Room” Warner Brothers Japan LP) ‘79

ANTHONY MOORE – Time Less Strange (“Flying Doesn’t Help” Quango UK LP) ‘79

THE HUMAN LEAGUE – Almost Medieval (“Reproduction” Virgin UK LP) ‘79

BLACK RANDY & HIS ELITE METROSQUAD – I Tell Lies Everyday (“Pass The Dust, I Think I’m Bowie” Dangerhouse US LP) ‘79

ORCHID SPANGIAFORA – Hold Everything (“Flee Pasts Ape Elf” Twin Tone US LP) ’79 (gets cut off)

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