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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 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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10cc – Art For Art’s Sake 45

12-20-12        10cc – “Art For Art’s Sake” 45 On 12/23/72 the David Bowie 45 “Jean Genie” charts at No. 2 in England.  On 12/23/73 the Leo Sayer 45 “The Show Must Go On” charts at No. 2 in England.  On … Continue reading

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Donovan “Sunshine Superman” 45

12-17-12        Donovan – “Sunshine Superman” 45 On 12/17/66 the Donovan 45 “Sunshine Superman” charts at No. 2 in England. The Donovan 45 had been out in the US (on Epic Records) since summer ’66 and was Donovan’s only US #1 … 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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The Beatles “Day Tripper” 45

12-11-12        The Beatles – “Day Tripper” 45 On 12/11/65 The Beatles double A-Side 45 “Day Tripper” b/w “We Can Work It Out” charts at No. 1 in England.  Which was the A-Side, really?  (And not on an EP, these two). … Continue reading

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M (Robin Scott)

NP:  M (Robin Scott) “Moderne Man” b/w “Satisfy Your Lust” (MCA / Do It UK 7″ MCA 398, 1978) – the debut 45 by Robin Scott under the guise of the name “M”.  “Satisfy Your Lust” is a totally different … Continue reading

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Guns For Hire

Now playing: Guns For Hire – I’m Gonna Rough My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend Up Tonight, Korova UK 45, 1980 – this band became Department S (with Vaughn Toulouse)!  Classic British new wave, circa 1980!

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Failed Format Maven

For the last several years, I have felt like a champion of what seemed initially to be a failed format:  SA-CD and DVD-A – I arrived there by the very amusing possibilities of 5.1 audio, on album titles that I … Continue reading

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Backtrack 1 – Busy Time!

11-10-11 Busy Time Thanks for reading my blog.  From time to time, it gets a bit busy around here.  Dorothy’s birthday is this coming Monday, and her birthday party is the following Saturday, November 19.  All of this requires planning, … Continue reading

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