Category Archives: 1970

Skin Alley

6-10-13          Skin Alley On 6/10/67 the Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich 45 “Okay” charts at No. 13 in England.  On 6/7/80 the Siouxsie & The Banshees “Christine” 45 charts at No. 22 in England. 6/9/79 Tubeway Army “Replicas” … Continue reading

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Quatermass in 5.1 Audio~!

5-30-13          Quartermass in 5.1 audio! On 5/31/69 Booker T & The MG’s 45 “Time Is Tight” charts at No. 4 in England.  On 5/30/70 the Fleetwood Mac 45 “The Green Manalishi” charts at No. 10 in England.  On 6/2/73, the … Continue reading

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Jethro Tull

4-24-13          Jethro Tull Happy birthday, Glenn Cornick (bassist of Jethro Tull), born 1947. On my recent visit to Seattle, I found a book about Jethro Tull.  I “discovered” them when Warner / Reprise put them at the front of one … Continue reading

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Aqualung on Island Records? White Deep Purple cover?

4-9-13 Happy birthday, Carl Perkins!  (Born 1932).  On 4/9/66 the Cher 45 “Bang Bang” charts at No. 3 in England.  Phil Ochs croaks, 1976. Never knew this existed until recently.  All of the other copies I’ve seen have been on … Continue reading

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Japanese Jazz Cd’s

3-4-2013                Japanese Jazz CD’s Nippon Columbia Records in Japan has been issuing some really obscure stuff on CD lately.  Their newest series is called “Dig Deep Columbia”, and it’s mostly Japanese jazz artists…but not entirely. This is the current series: … Continue reading

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Vertigo Records (1970)

2-18-13          Vertigo Records Happy birthday, Yoko Ono!  (Born 1933).  On 2/17/79 Blondie “Parallel Lines” LP was No. 1 in England; 2/16/91 Frazier Chorus “Walking On Air” 45 charts at No. 60 in England.  2/18/65 The Who “I Can’t Explain” 45 … 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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Frank Zappa – “Chunga’s Revenge”

12-19-12        Frank Zappa – “Chunga’s Revenge” On 12-19-70 Andy Williams’ “Greatest Hits” LP was No. 1 in England.  Also on 12-19-70 Frank Zappa “Chunga’s Revenge” LP charts at No. 43 in England.  12/19/64 the Sandie Shaw 45 “Girl Don’t Come” … Continue reading

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12-12-12

12-12-12                12-12-12 This is the last time we get to have a date like this!  On 12/12/70 Led Zeppelin’s “Led Zeppelin III” LP was No. 1 in England.  Also on 12/12/70 the Gilbert O’Sullivan 45 “Nothing Rhymed” charts at No. … Continue reading

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ELP in 5.1

12-6-12          Emerson, Lake & Palmer in 5.1 Ira Gershwin born 1896; Dave Brubeck born 1920.  On 12/8/73, the LP “Stranded” by Roxy Music was No. 1 in England.  On 12/7/68, the “Double White” LP by The Beatles was No. 1 … Continue reading

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