Tag Archives: 1970

Skin Alley

6-10-13          Skin Alley On 6/10/67 the Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich 45 “Okay” charts at No. 13 in England.  On 6/7/80 the Siouxsie & The Banshees “Christine” 45 charts at No. 22 in England. 6/9/79 Tubeway Army “Replicas” … Continue reading

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Quatermass in 5.1 Audio~!

5-30-13          Quartermass in 5.1 audio! On 5/31/69 Booker T & The MG’s 45 “Time Is Tight” charts at No. 4 in England.  On 5/30/70 the Fleetwood Mac 45 “The Green Manalishi” charts at No. 10 in England.  On 6/2/73, the … Continue reading

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King Crimson

3-13-13          Where does King Crimson derive it’s musical roots? Happy birthday, Neil Sedaka (born 1939).  On 3/13/65 The Rolling Stones 45 “The Last Time” charts at No. 1 in England. So, how do we arrive at King Crimson?  More specifically, … Continue reading

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Vertigo Records (1970)

2-18-13          Vertigo Records Happy birthday, Yoko Ono!  (Born 1933).  On 2/17/79 Blondie “Parallel Lines” LP was No. 1 in England; 2/16/91 Frazier Chorus “Walking On Air” 45 charts at No. 60 in England.  2/18/65 The Who “I Can’t Explain” 45 … Continue reading

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Frank Zappa – “Chunga’s Revenge”

12-19-12        Frank Zappa – “Chunga’s Revenge” On 12-19-70 Andy Williams’ “Greatest Hits” LP was No. 1 in England.  Also on 12-19-70 Frank Zappa “Chunga’s Revenge” LP charts at No. 43 in England.  12/19/64 the Sandie Shaw 45 “Girl Don’t Come” … Continue reading

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12-12-12

12-12-12                12-12-12 This is the last time we get to have a date like this!  On 12/12/70 Led Zeppelin’s “Led Zeppelin III” LP was No. 1 in England.  Also on 12/12/70 the Gilbert O’Sullivan 45 “Nothing Rhymed” charts at No. … Continue reading

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Peter Green

10-30-12        Peter Green Fleetwood Mac’s Peter Green born 1946, psychedelic Singer / Songwriter Grace Slick born 1939; I like ‘em both!  On 10-30-71 John Lennon “Imagine” LP was No. 1 in England. In the ever-revolving doorway of hot new guitarists, … Continue reading

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Gracious!

10-10-12        Gracious! Thelonious Monk born 1917, David Lee Roth born 1955 British band Gracious! formed in England in 1968/9, and released one 45 on Polydor Records in 1969, “Beautiful” b/w “What A Lovely Rain” (Polydor UK 45 56333); I’ve never … Continue reading

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Backtrack #2

8-21-12          Backtrack series (#2) Kenny Rogers born 1938, Count Basie born 1904; on 8-21-71 “Top Of The Pops Vol. 18” Various Artists LP was No. 1 in England; 8-18-79 The Stranglers “Duchess” 45 charts at No. 14 in England. The … Continue reading

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Chronological Glam Rock Playlist 1970 – 1975 – Part 1

7-10-12          Chronological Glam Rock Playlist 1970 – 1975 – Part 1 (of 5) Arlo Guthrie born 1947, jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan born 1938 I recently finished the Dave Thompson book “Children of the Revolution – The Glam Rock Story 1970 … Continue reading

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