Category Archives: 1982

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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Soft Cell

11-14-12        Soft Cell Aaron Copeland born 1900; Buckwheat Zydeco born 1947; 11-14-81 Soft Cell “Bedsitter” 45 charts at No. 4 in England. Marc Almond / Soft Cell! 12″               MEMORABILIA                                                     SOME BIZARRE UK   HARD 12 1981 2 TRKS with pic sleeve … 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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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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Zaine Griff

8-6-12             Zaine Griff Jazz bassist Charlie Haden born 1937 LP                ASHES AND DIAMONDS                                        WARNER US       BSK 3488 1980 11 TRKS with Hans Zimmer, produced by Tony Visconti LP                ASHES AND DIAMONDS                                        ZG NZ                    CDMANU132 1980 11 TRKS Hans Zimmer (’12 … Continue reading

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