Tag Archives: 1977

The Stranglers

2-19-13          The Stranglers Goodbye, Bon Scott (on 2/19/81).  On 2-19-77 The Stranglers “(Get A) Grip (On Yourself)” 45 charts at No. 44 in England.  Happy birthday, Tony Iommi, guitarist of Black Sabbath, born 1948. So, it was that long ago … Continue reading

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Halloween – Neon Park

10-31-12        Neon Park Poncho Sanchez born 1951; Illinois Jacquet born 1922; on 10-31-70 “Motown Chartbusters Vol. 4” LP was No. 1 in England; 10-31-81 Human League “Dare” was No. 1 in England. Recently, I found an A&M Records sampler LP … 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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1976…1977…1978

12-8-11 1976…1977…1978 July 2, 1976 was the day I went to work in the record store for the first time.  I graduated from high school (contrary to popular belief), messed around for two weeks, then…started working in a hippie record … Continue reading

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