Category Archives: 1975

Quiet Sun – “Mainstream”

6-17-13          Quiet Sun – “Mainstream” 6/16/84 Nik Kershaw “I Won’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me” 45 re-charts at No. 2 in England.  6/14/80 Yellow Magic Orchestra “Computer Game” 45 charts at No. 17 in England.  On 6/17/72 the … Continue reading

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1975 or so

3-19-13          1975 or so Happy birthday, Terry Hall (of The Specials, Fun Boy Three, Colourfield etc.), born 1959.  On 3/19/66 The Who 45 “Substitute” charts at No. 5 in England.  Paul Kossof (of Free) croaks, 1976.  Happy birthday, Ornette Coleman! … Continue reading

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Sony MX-670 / Equipment

3-18-13          Sony MX-670 / Equipment March 15th:  Happy birthday, Sly Stone (Sylvester Stewart), born 1944.  On 3/18/72 the Paul McCartney & Wings 45 “Give Ireland Back To The Irish” charts at No. 16 in England.  Happy birthday, Wilson Pickett!  (Born … Continue reading

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Still Mending

Still mending.  My left forearm hurts a bit – sprained bicep.  Found the above catalog for Virgin Records in Japan, via Nippon Columbia Records – before JVC got the Virgin license!  I have nearly all of the above pictured albums.  … Continue reading

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10cc – Art For Art’s Sake 45

12-20-12        10cc – “Art For Art’s Sake” 45 On 12/23/72 the David Bowie 45 “Jean Genie” charts at No. 2 in England.  On 12/23/73 the Leo Sayer 45 “The Show Must Go On” charts at No. 2 in England.  On … Continue reading

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Zappa Chronology

11-29-12        Zappa Chronology John Mayall born 1933 As some of you will be aware, The Zappa Family Trust has allowed Universal Music to re-issue dozens of titles previously only available on Rykodisc.  In some cases, they went back to the … Continue reading

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10cc – The Original Soundtrack

10-23-12        10cc – The Original Soundtrack Boozoo Chavis born 1930, Dwight Yoakum born 1956. Having been a neophyte progressive rock devotee, I “missed” 10cc the first time around.  I read about them, saw their records in the bins; I never … Continue reading

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You Own Two Of Those on CD?

10-17-12        You Own Two Of Those on CD? Ziggy Marley born 1968, Wyclef Jean born 1972. Why would anybody own two of the same CD, when both versions have the same tracks?  Believe me…I’ve thought about it! CAN – Landed … Continue reading

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Steve Reich

10-4-12          Steve Reich Composer Steve Reich born 1936; on 10-4-75 Pink Floyd “Wish You Were Here” LP was No. 1 in England. Of the avant-garde US composers I first heard in the 70’s, I think I heard Philip Glass first, … Continue reading

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Chronological Glam Rock Playlist 1970 – 1975 – Part 5

7-14-12          Chronological Glam Rock Playlist 1970 – 1975 – Part 5 COCKNEY REBEL – Mr. Raffles SLADE – Thanks For The Memory JET – Nothing To Do With Us 10cc – I’m Not In Love GARY GLITTER – Doing Alright … Continue reading

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