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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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Rolling Stone Encyclopedia (1983)

6-4-13                         The Rolling Stone Encyclopedia of Rock & Roll (1983) Over the next year or two, I will be quoting stuff from this book; usually designated by (RSE = Rolling Stone Encyclopedia).  There’s some neat information in this book – … Continue reading

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Smash Hits – May 1980

5-1-13                         Smash Hits (Vol. 2, No. 9) May 1 – May 14, 1980 5/1/71 The Rolling Stones 45 “Brown Sugar” charts at No. 2 in England.  J. Edgar Hoover croaks, 1972.  Happy birthday, Judy Collins! (Born 1939). Siouxsie Sioux on … Continue reading

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Smash Hits 1980

4-17-13         Smash Hits (Vol. 2, No. 8) April 17 – April 30th, 1980 Happy birthday, Lester Square! (of The Monochrome Set) (Born 1954).  On 4/17/65 The Beatles 45 “Ticket To Ride” charts at No. 1 in England.  Also on 4/17/65 … Continue reading

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Smash Hits 1980

3-6-13                         Smash Hits (Vol. 2, No. 5) March 6 – 19, 1980 Happy birthday, David Gilmour (of The Pink Floyd), born 1947.  On 3/6/71 Atomic Rooster 45 “Tomorrow Night” charts at No. 11 in England.  Also on 3/6/71 the Paul … Continue reading

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Smash Hits 1980

1-24-13          Smash Hits (Vol. 2, No. 2) January 24th, 1980 – February 6th, 1980 1/24/81 XTC “Sgt. Rock (Is Going To Help Me)” 45 charts at No. 14 in England;  Also on 1/24/81 Adam & The Ants “Kings Of The … Continue reading

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