Category Archives: 1980

July 1980 Cassette

7-1-13                         July 1980 Cassette On 7/1/67 the Cream 45 “Strange Brew” charts at No. 17 in England. I apologize for not having detailed the cassettes I made over 30 years ago. MISC ETC 7/80 A THE DAMNED – Probably a … Continue reading

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Smash Hits Vol. 2, No. 13

6-26-13                     Smash Hits (Vol. 2, No. 13) June 26 – July 9, 1980 On 6/26/60 the Johnny Kidd & The Pirates “Shakin’ All Over 45 charts at No. 3 in England.  On 6/26/65 the Yardbirds 45 “Heart Full Of Soul” … Continue reading

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Smash Hits (Vol. 2, No. 12)

6-12-13                     Smash Hits (Vol. 2, No. 12) June 12 – 25th, 1980 The singer of Roxy Music on the cover!  OMD in the colour centerfold.  Lyrics for “Christine” by Siouxsie & The Banshees.  Roxy Music: “Stronger through the years”.  Joe … Continue reading

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June 1980 Cassette

6-3-13                         June 1980 Cassette On 6/3/72, the LP “Thick As A Brick” by Jethro Tull charts at No. 1 in the US. Again, the actual cassette is AWOL, so I’ll just have to guess what’s on it! MISC ETC 6/80 … Continue reading

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Smash Hits (Vol. 2, No. 11)

5-29-13                     Smash Hits (Vol. 2, No. 11) May 29 – June 11, 1980 My profound apologies from my 21 year old self for having ‘missed’ Vol. 2, No. 10 of “Smash Hits”!  I must’ve been awfully busy, with young man’s … Continue reading

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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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May 1980 Cassette

5-2-13                         May 1980 Cassette Happy birthday, Bunk Gardner (of The Mothers of Invention), born 1933.  On 5/2/64, the LP “Beatles’ Second Album” by The Beatles charted at No. 1 in the US.  On 5/5/73 Alice Cooper’s 45 of “No More … Continue reading

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