Tag Archives: Blondie

Want List: Long Time Coming Blondie BSOG Revisits Band’s “Classic” Era

Last week the big news was the long-awaited Blondie boxed set of god was finally announced for pre-0rder. But we’d just begun a dive into the Paul Haig box, then there was the death of Julee Cruise which couldn’t wait, … Continue reading

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Record Store Day 2022 Dangles Monkbait…I May Have To Act [part 1]

Ah yes. Record Store Day. That fake holiday that doesn’t give, but instead, takes. It’s coming again this year, and pandemic be damned, they are going ahead with the traditional April 23rd time frame. None of the periodic “drops” throughout … Continue reading

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Moroder Week: Day 5 – Blondie – Call Me Spanish 12″

Yesterday we considered a band once compared to Moroder and Blondie. Today it’s the real thing, but with a twist. In 1980 the biggest song of the year in America was “Call Me,” the collaboration between Giorgio Moroder, then making … Continue reading

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REDUX: A Young Person’s Guide To Associates – “Heart Of Glass”

October 10, 2014 I think I actually first heart The Associates expansive cover of Blondie’s “Heart Of Glass” being played in a club! This was the pre-show disco for some show at Visage in Orlando during the late 80s-early 90s … Continue reading

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Blondie And Elvis Costello + The Imposters Join Forces For Summer Extravaganza

Can you smell it in the air? The imminent aroma of Summer Shed Season coming upon us? The time when rock royalty get their houses in order so that they can play to as wide an audience as possible in … Continue reading

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All The Way To Cleveland: The Mott The Hoople Saga [part 6]

An East Coast Monk In King Wenner’s Court [part the third] […continued from last post] RRHOF – the exhibits We next tried to figure out how to get from one place/level to another in the pyramid that;s the Rock + … Continue reading

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30 Days: 30 Albums | Blondie – Ghosts Of Download

Lately, I have been picking up [and paying for…] and Blondie albums that I did not have. This is down to two things; built-up curiosity and having heard the reformation era song “Maria” on the gym sound system and really … Continue reading

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