Category Archives: 1981

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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The Gordons

4-16-13          The Gordons win an award in NZ! Happy birthday, Henry Mancini!  (Born 1924). http://www.indies.co.nz I had the good fortune to actually see The Gordons in NZ on one of my earlier visits.  They were unbelievable energetic – so much … Continue reading

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Bill Wyman

10-24-12        Bill Wyman Bill Wyman born 1938; on 10-24-70 Pink Floyd’ “Atom Heart Mother” LP was No. 1 in England. CD               MONKEY GRIP                                                           TRATTORIA JP      PSCR-5413 1974 9 TRKS Menu 71, Rolling Stones (’95 issue) LP                MONKEY GRIP                                                           ROLLING ST … 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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100 Essential New Zealand Albums

10-9-12          100 Essential New Zealand Albums John Lennon born 1940, Sean Lennon born 1975; on 10-9-76 Dr. Feelgood “Stupidity” Live LP was No. 1 in England. I was recently given a book by NZ musician Nick Bollinger called “100 Essential … Continue reading

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1977 – 1982

5-2-12             1977 – 1982 Guitarist Link Wrap born 1929, Singer / Songwriter Leslie Gore born 1946; Rumble. A while back, I ran into someone who virtually sat out 1977 – 1982; doesn’t matter why, but this person didn’t hear much … Continue reading

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This Heat

10-18-11 This Heat CD                THIS HEAT (1979)                    PIANO UK                   THIS IS 1      1979 11 TRKS (’06 issue) LP                THIS HEAT (1979)                    PIANO UK                   THIS 1           1979 11 TRKS original UK issue CD3              HEALTH AND EFFICIENCY    THESE RECORDS   THESE 12    … Continue reading

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