Tag Archives: 1980

Song Of The Day: David Werner – What’s Right

In 1979 I was still listening to FM Rock. I had started the previous year and while the preponderance of nascent Classic Rock [just as it was fully calcified and ready to spread like a virus across the FM airwaves] … Continue reading

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REDUX: A Young Person’s Guide To – DEVO Live

July 10, 2013 Devo: The Warner Bros. Music Show US Promo LP [1980] Whip It Snowball It’s Not Right Girl U Want Planet Earth S.I.B. (Swelling Itching Brain) Secret Agent Man Blockhead Uncontrollable Urge Mongoloid Be Stiff Gates Of Steel … Continue reading

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Record Review: The Photos [part 2]

[…continued from previous post] The program was largely pop/rock coming down on the pop side of the fence. To the point that the ballad “Friends” dared to have the band bust out acoustic guitars; a daring move in 1980 Post-Punk … Continue reading

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Record Review: The Photos [part 1]

The Photos: The Photos UK CD DLX RM [2007] Do You Have Fun? Irene Barbarellas Now That You Tell Me That We’re Through Look At The Band Friends Loss Of Contact She’s Artistic All I Want Maxine Evelyn 11 I … Continue reading

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Record Review: Killing Joke

Killing Joke: Killing Joke US CD [1986] Requiem Wardance Tomorrow’s World Bloodsport The Wait Complications Change S.O. 36 Primitive I joined the Killing Joke party already in progress. Oh, I’d heard of them fairly early on. The December 1981 issue … Continue reading

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Unnamed Jo Callis Project Gets Greenlighted!

On Saturday, I crossed a line in the sand! In a move that doesn’t happen every day, I obtained the final piece of a special Jo Callis puzzle. I now have everything he’s released outside of The Rezillos and the Human … Continue reading

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Record Review: The Psychedelic Furs [US version – part 2]

[…continued from last post] The next song on the album was the one I’d heard the seven inch edit of earlier. The album version of “Sister Europe” had another minute and a quarter to sprawl luxuriantly. The hypnotic sax by Duncan … Continue reading

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