Tag Archives: 1975

Lene Lovich: The Pre-Stiff Singles

I had something previously planned out for today’s post but that all went by the wayside when my wife emailed me a photo  this morning with the subject line: “Lene Lovich with an eye patch.” I opened up the email … Continue reading

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John Wetton: 1949-2017

I was looking to see what Martyn Ware [?!] had to say about the mess America has become of late when I saw that he had mentioned that John Wetton had died this morning. Having put alcoholism and open heart surgery behind him in … Continue reading

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David Bowie Memory Palace [part 3]

1975 It was late in the year when I heard my next Bowie single. “Golden Years” had a sophisticated R+B feel to it that carried on from the funk of “Fame” but remember; this was the third David Bowie song … Continue reading

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David Bowie Memory Palace [part 2]

1975 The next two years were Bowie-free for me. I had no awareness of what he was doing after “Space Oddity” became a late-in-the-game US hit in 1973 until two years later. I had grown up liking funk music from … Continue reading

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REDUX: Three Seminal Singles – Number 3

October 7, 2010 It began with a single guitar chord. Next, the bass player added an insistent bassline. A hint of noir sax wafted across the stereo field like steam from a manhole cover in the predawn hours. Footsteps. A … Continue reading

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