Tag Archives: 1975

Want List: Robert Palmer BSOG of Complete Island Albums UK 9xCD

We were slow to acknowledge the many charms of Robert Palmer at first. In 1978, when he got his first US Top 40 hits on his ’78/’79 albums with “Every Kinda People” and “Bad Case Of Loving You” I thought … Continue reading

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REVO Remastering – David Werner – Imagination Quota [REVO 093]

David Werner: Imagination Quota – US – CD-R [2020] Imagination Quote Prose Cold Shivers Thoughts Of You In An Around You Talk When Starlight’s Gone Aggravation Non-Stop Body + Soul When we last looked at the career of David Werner, … Continue reading

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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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