Tag Archives: England

Glastonbury Fayre (3LP)

6-11-13          Glastonbury Fayre (3LP) On 6/11/66 the Yardbirds 45 “Over Under Sideways Down” charts at No. 10 in England. Once upon a time, oddball various artist LP’s found their way from England to the end of the rock A-Z, under … Continue reading

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Smash Hits (Vol. 2, No. 11)

5-29-13                     Smash Hits (Vol. 2, No. 11) May 29 – June 11, 1980 My profound apologies from my 21 year old self for having ‘missed’ Vol. 2, No. 10 of “Smash Hits”!  I must’ve been awfully busy, with young man’s … Continue reading

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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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A&Ring The Who

5-7-13             A&Ring The Who 5-7-83: Robert Wyatt “Shipbuilding” 45 charts at No. 35 in England. Their career began at Phonogram UK on Fontana Records as The High Numbers., “I’m The Face” – a neat 45, approx. 1964/5!  Producer Shel Talmy … 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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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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Smash Hits 1980

2-7-13                         Smash Hits (Vol. 2 No. 3) February 7th – 20th, 1980 On 2/10/68 The Bee Gees 45 “Words” charts at No. 8 in England.  On 2/7/76 the War 45 “Low Rider” charts at No. 12 in England.  On 2/9/74 … Continue reading

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Mainframe

1-30-13          Mainframe Unless I have my dates wrong, today is my 15th anniversary with Dorothy!        Happy birthday, Marty Balin (of The Jefferson Airplane), born 1945.  The Beatles play their rooftop concert, in London, 1969. Mainframe’s 5 minutes of fame runs … Continue reading

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Jonathan King

1-17-13          Jonathan King        On 1/18/69 The Move 45 “Blackberry Way” charts at No. 1 in England.  On 1/17/76 the Queen “A Night At The Opera” LP was No. 1 in England; 1/17/81 the Ultravox “Vienna” 45 charts in England.  On … Continue reading

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The Faces

1-15-13          The Faces On 1/15/77 Abba’s “Arrival” LP was No. 1 in England.  On 1/15/72 America’s 45 of “A Horse With No Name” charts at No. 3 in England.  Also on 1/15/72, the Faces 45 “Stay With Me” charted at … Continue reading

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