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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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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 1980

2-21-13          Smash Hits (Vol. 2, No. 4) February 21 – March 5, 1980 Happy birthday, Ron Nagle (Durocs), born 1939.  On 2/24/68 the Lemon Pipers 45 “Green Tambourine” charts at No. 7 in England.  On 2/22/69 the Glen Campbell 45 … 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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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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E.L.O.

11-8-12          E.L.O. Roy Wood born 1946 (I wrote about Roy Wood yesterday!); Rickie Lee Jones born 1954; 11-8-86 XTC “Skylarking” LP charts at No. 90 in England; 11-8-80 John Foxx “Miles Away” 45 charts at No. 51 in England. I … 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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A Clockwork Orange

9-11-12          A Clockwork Orange Arvo Part born 1935 ; on 9-11-71 Simon & Garfunkel’s “Bridge Over Troubled Waters” LP was No. 1 in England. I probably first became aware of “A Clockwork Orange” in the early 70’s.  I knew that … 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 5

7-14-12          Chronological Glam Rock Playlist 1970 – 1975 – Part 5 COCKNEY REBEL – Mr. Raffles SLADE – Thanks For The Memory JET – Nothing To Do With Us 10cc – I’m Not In Love GARY GLITTER – Doing Alright … Continue reading

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