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Rock G.P.A.: The Blow Monkeys [part 9]

[…continued from last post] We’d be remiss if we didn’t mention one more project that The Blow Monkeys were involved in during 1987 that you might have heard of. An album that sold 37 million copies called the “Dirty Dancing” … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: The Blow Monkeys [part 8]

[…continued from last post] The album shifted on its axis tremendously when “side two” got underway with “[Celebrate] The Day After You.” The album’s third single was tremendous. The Blow Monkeys had covered Curtis Mayfield’s epic “Superfly” as a B-side … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: The Blow Monkeys [part 7]

The Blow Monkeys She Was Only A Grocer’s Daughter | 1987 3 […continued from last post] Following their dalliance with a hit on both sides of The Atlantic and a period that saw their second album [unlike their first] released … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: The Blow Monkeys [part 6]

[…continued from last post] Following on from the high water mark of “Sweet Murder,” the next step in the “Animal Magic” plan for world domination was to have an even better song follow it. “Aeroplane City Lovesong” kicked off with … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: The Blow Monkeys [part 5]

The Blow Monkeys Animal Magic 1986 4.0 1985 came and the only release by The Blow Monkeys in the September of mid-decade was the single “Forbidden Fruit.” It was a move to smoother, less spiky music with the Jazz factor … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: The Blow Monkeys [part 4]

[…continued from last post] Acoustic guitars and strings fueled “Professor Supercool’s” rent boy melodrama. For a guy who was married at the time, there was a lot of queer energy running through the early Blow Monkeys material. Robert Howard attributes … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: The Blow Monkeys [part 3]

The Blow Monkeys Limping For A Generation 1984 3.5 The first Blow Monkeys album arrived over two years following that debut indie single. Changes had occurred in the band with original drummer Angus Hines being replaced with Tony Kiley by … Continue reading

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