Tag Archives: 1995

Battle Of The Mid-80s Horn Sections: David Bowie – Tonight

David Bowie grabbed the proverbial brass ring with his top selling “Let’s Dance” album of 1983. He was attempting to shift units and obtain a payday after disentangling from Mainman Management commensurate with reputation as a rock star. It worked. … Continue reading

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Battle Of The Mid-80s Horn Sections: Elvis Costello + The Attractions – Punch The Clock

They proliferated like mushrooms in the pomp of mid-80s productions as the Serious Eighties got underway and swept the last vestiges of the Post-Punk experimentation of the late 70s off of the music map. I suppose we can lay the … Continue reading

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Cherry Red Unleashes BSOG [Boxed Set Of God…] From The Revillos

Fall down the Visage DLX RM rabbit hole, miss a few lunch hours due to extenuating circumstances, and the world… she keeps on spinning. At least three weeks ago commenter Nick A dropped me a line to let me know that … Continue reading

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Just How Many Roxy Music Compilations DO I Own, Anyway?

Until 30 minutes ago, I had no idea what I was going to blog about. As I sometimes do, I headed over to my collection in Discogs.com and hit the “random item” button [sort of like the one on the … Continue reading

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Record Review: The Human League – Octopus

The Human League: Octopus UK CD [1995] Tell Me When These Are The Days One Man In My Heart Words Filling Up With Heaven Housefull Of Nothing John Cleese; Is He Funny? Never Again Cruel Young Lover The Human League … Continue reading

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All The Way To Cleveland: The Mott The Hoople Saga [part 4]

An East Coast Monk In King Wenner’s Court [part the first] […continued from last post] RRHOF – the early years I will come right out and admit up front that I have a contentious relationship to the Rock + Roll … Continue reading

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Record Review: Ramones – It’s Alive

Ramones: It’s Alive US CD [1995] Rockaway Beach Teenage Lobotomy Blitzkrieg Bop I Wanna Be Well Glad To See You Go Gimme Gimme Shock Treatment You’re Gonna Kill That Girl I Don’t Care Sheena Is A Punk Rocker Havana Affair … Continue reading

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