Tag Archives: 1986

REDUX: A Thousand Number One Albums In The UK

November 25, 2013 Today on the BBC was a feature examining the thousand albums that have topped the British charts since their point of origin in July 1956. I wondered how many of those best sellers would fall  under the … Continue reading

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Seven CDs Of China Crisis For All

Gloryoski! It’s taken the patience of a saint, but next month Caroline International are gifting us with DLX RMs of the sacred first three China Crisis albums. I had given up hope on this notion many years ago. So much … Continue reading

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Record Review: Bananarama – Deep Sea Skiving

Bananarama: Deep Sea Skiving UK CD [1986] Shy Boy Doctor Love What A Shambles Really Saying Something [He Was Really Sayin’ Somethin’] Cheers Then Aie-A-Mwana Young At Heart Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye Hey Young London Boy Trouble … Continue reading

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Collecting Bands I’ve Not Yet Heard – Crazy Or Not?

Three years ago I ended up going down a certain path due to a record my friend Ron Kane had given me. I was visiting his Casa De Los Discos® for the first time after knowing him for 29 years … Continue reading

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Record Review: Was (Not Was) – Robot Girl [remix]

Was (Not Was): Robot Girl [remix] UK 12″ [1986] Robot Girl [Paris Mix] Earth To Doris Robot Girl [East Grinstead Mix] Where Did Your Heart Go The errant path of Was (Not Was) had been a tale of an album for … 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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Record Review: Talking Heads:77 [part 1]

Talking Heads:77 US CD [1986] Uh-Oh, Love Comes To Town New Feeling Tentative Decisions Happy Day Who Is It? No Compassion The Book I Read Don’t Worry About The Government First Week / Last Week… Carefree Psycho Killer Pulled Up … Continue reading

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