Tag Archives: XTC

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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March 1980 Cassette

3-4-13             March 1980 Cassette March 1st:  Happy birthday, Harry Belafonte!  (Born 1927).  On 3-3-73 Slade “Cum On Feel The Noise” 45 was No. 1 in England; on 3-2-74 Slade “Old, New, Borrowed and Blue” LP was No. 1 in England. … Continue reading

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This Week, Around Here

2-14-13 This week around here: 2-11-13 Happy birthday, Sergio Mendes!  (Born 1941).  On 2-10-73 Elton John “Don’t Shoot Me I’m Only The Piano Player” LP was No. 1 in England; 2-11-78 Magazine “Shot By Both Sides” 45 charts at No. … Continue reading

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XTC – Go 2 (1978)

10-29-12        XTC – Go 2 Jazzer Zoot Sims born 1925, Charlie Daniels born 1936; on 10-27-73 Status Quo “Hello” LP was No. 1 in England; 10-28-78 XTC “Go 2” charts at No. 21 in England; 10-27-84 XTC “The Big Express” … Continue reading

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XTC

8-18-11 XTC Are they still together? I don’t know – are they? Did you ever see them play live? Yes, once.  Whisky A-go-go, long ago. Anything you want / need by them?  I wouldn’t mind finding obis for some of … Continue reading

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XTC

9-24-10                     XTC – Singles How did I arrive at XTC?  A free 12” single.  Initial copies of the superlative “Go 2” LP came with a “free” 12” single: “Go +” (and a large poster).  I think we opened up the … Continue reading

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