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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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Smash Hits (Vol. 2, No. 12)

6-12-13                     Smash Hits (Vol. 2, No. 12) June 12 – 25th, 1980 The singer of Roxy Music on the cover!  OMD in the colour centerfold.  Lyrics for “Christine” by Siouxsie & The Banshees.  Roxy Music: “Stronger through the years”.  Joe … 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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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 (Vol. 2, No. 7) April 3 – 16, 1980

4-3-13                         Smash Hits (Vol. 2, No. 7) April 3 – 16, 1980 4/4/58 The Champs “Tequila” 45 charts at No. 6 in England.  4/5/69 the Desmond Dekker 45 “Israelites” charts at No. 1 in England.  Also on 4/5/69 The Who … Continue reading

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Smash Hits (Vol. 2, No. 6)

3-20-13      Smash Hits (Vol. 2, No. 6) March 20 – April 2, 1980 Two members of Asia have birthdays! Carl Palmer (1947) and John Wetton (1951). 3/20/65 the Unit 4 + 2 45 “Concrete & Clay” charts at … Continue reading

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