Tag Archives: Seminal Single

Seminal Single: Heaven 17 – [We Don’t Need This] Fascist Groove Thang

Heaven 17/B.E.F. – [We Don’t Need this] Fascist Groove Thang UK 12″ [1981] Heaven 17: [We Don’t Need this] Fascist Groove Thang + B.E.F. Ident B.E.F.: Decline Of The West This single hit with all the force of the multi-megaton … Continue reading

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Seminal Single: Talking Heads – Take Me To The River

Talking Heads: Take Me To The River US 7″ [1978] Take Me To The River [edit] Thank You For Sending Me An Angel [version] Writing yesterday about The Ramones brings to mind their contemporaries who were also on the Sire … Continue reading

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REDUX: Three Seminal Singles – Number 3

October 7, 2010 It began with a single guitar chord. Next, the bass player added an insistent bassline. A hint of noir sax wafted across the stereo field like steam from a manhole cover in the predawn hours. Footsteps. A … Continue reading

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REDUX: Three Seminal Singles – Number 2

October 1, 2010 I grew up loving the sound of keyboards. When I was a child, this meant electric organs were it for me. Even though it was a few years old when I started listening to pop music, Question … Continue reading

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REDUX: Three Seminal Singles – Number 1

September 29, 2010 I grew up listening to Top 40 radio on the AM band as a child. I was given a transistor radio and discovered Los Angeles’ KHJ [“Boss Radio”] sometime during the summer of 1970 while I was … Continue reading

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