Category Archives: 1979

The Grumbleweeds

I read that Graham Walker passed away; I’ve owned this LP by The Grumbleweeds since 1979!  BBC REH 372 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Grumbleweeds_Radio_Show  

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The Mothmen

5-23-13          The Mothmen On 5/25/63 The Chantays 45 “Pipeline” charts at No. 16 in England.  On 5/25/68, the LP “Bookends” by Simon & Garfunkel charted at No. 1 in the US.  Also on 5/25/68 the Julie Driscoll / Brian Auger … Continue reading

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Ragnarok

Now Playing: Ragnarok “Fjarilar i Magen”, Silence Records Sweden, 1979.  An instrumental album that has hypnotized me for over 30 years.  Very hard to read any info about this album, as everything in this LP’s package is handwritten, in Swedish … Continue reading

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Marianne Faithfull

11-26-12        Marianne Faithfull Percy Sledge born 1940; Etta James born 1928; on 11-25-72 Chuck Berry “My Ding-A-Ling” was No. 1 in England; on 11-23-74 Elton John “Greatest Hits” LP was No. 1 in England; on 11-26-77 Bread “The Sound of … Continue reading

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Roberto Cacciapaglia

Now Playing:  Roberto Cacciapaglia “Sei Note In Logica” Philips Italy, 1979 – somewhere between Steve Reich and Brian Eno

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Smash Hits Vol. 1, No. 25

11-15-12        Smash Hits Vol. 1, No. 25 (November 15 – 28, 1979) Petula “Downtown” Clark born 1932; Clyde “Lover Please” McPhatter born 1932 This issue looks to be the one that came out right about the time I returned home … Continue reading

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Blondie

10-16-12        Blondie Nico born 1938; on 10-14-72 Lieutenant Pigeon “Mouldy Old Dough” was No. 1 in England; on 10-12-74 Bay City Rollers “Rollin’” LP was No. 1 in England; on 10-13-79 Blondie “Eat To The Beat” LP is No. 1 … Continue reading

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