Tag Archives: Pete Shelley

80s Soundtrack Week: Friday – “Some Kind Of Wonderful” US CD

So on Monday we looked at the incredibly popular “Pretty In Pink” OST. That film was written by John Hughes but actually directed by Howard Deutsch. Even though we think of it as a “John Hughes film.” It turned out … Continue reading

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Pete Shelley: 1955-2018

Late yesterday afternoon, the junior designer came up to me bearing news that “the singer from The Buzzcocks has died!” Incredulous, I had no idea that Pete was dead, but his relevance to the Punk and Post-Punk worlds was significant. … Continue reading

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Record Review: Pete Shelley – I Don’t Know What It Is

Pete Shelley – I Don’t Know What It Is UK 2×7″ [1981] I Don’t Know What It Is Witness The Change In Love With Somebody Else Maxine In the summer of 1981, Pete Shelley’s new solo sound hit like a … Continue reading

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Various Artists: ‘Til Things Are Brighter – A Tribute To Johnny Cash

Various Artists: ‘Til Things Are Brighter – A Tribute To Johnny Cash UK CD [1988] Michelle Shocked: One Piece At A Time Stephen Mallinder: I Walk The Line Steve Mack: Rosanna’s Goin’ Wild Sally Timms: Cry, Cry, Cry David McComb: … Continue reading

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CD A Week Project: #11

Various: REVO Premaster 11 CD-R [2011] Pete Shelley: On Your Own [NY 12] Pete Shelley: On Your Own [NY dub] Pete Shelley: Please Forgive Me, But I Cannot Endure It Any Longer [12] Martha + The Muffins: 22 In Cincinnati EBN-OZN: … Continue reading

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Martin Rushent: 1948 – 2011

I was shocked this morning to find that British producer Martin Rushent had died yesterday at the young age of 63. As coincidence would have it, I was trying to find a record in the archives this weekend that I … Continue reading

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