Tag Archives: The Stranglers

Jet Black: 1938-2022

Sad news today as the second of the crucial Punk/Post-Punk band The Stranglers has met his end on December 6th. Jet Black [née Brian Duffy] had been the founding drummer whose savvy and jazz-forged talent had been the bedrock on … Continue reading

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Battle Of The Mid-80s Horn Sections: The Stranglers – Aural Sculpture

After five years on United Artists Records and a vibrantly successful career, The Stranglers, managed to leave their first label with an all-time best seller in “Golden Brown.” This left them in the enviable position of a bidding war by … Continue reading

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Dave Greenfield: 1949-2020

Here we go again. I had planned to review a new release today but I was blindsided by this instead. I have been mentally preparing for every musician I enjoy eventually meeting their fate as have been writing this blog … Continue reading

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All The Way To Cleveland: The Mott The Hoople Saga [part 1]

Record Shopping Road Trip: South Charleston Antique Mall – South Charleston, West Virginia So anyway… last month we took almost a week to drive to Akron/Cleveland to see Mott The Hoople. We planned to stop in Charleston, West Virginia to … Continue reading

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New Wave Comps: We Do ‘Em Our Way

Various: We Do ‘Em Our Way UK LP [1980] Sex Pistols: (We’re Gonna) Rock Around The Clock Devo: Satisfaction (I Can’t Get Me No) The Golant Pistons: Friday On My Mind Sex Pistols: (I’m Not Your) Stepping Stone Those Helicopters: … Continue reading

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A Young Person’s Guide To: No Wave

Various Artists: No Wave US PicDisc LP [1978] U.K. Squeeze: Take Me I’m Yours The Police: Roxanne Joe Jackson: Got The Time Klark Kent: Don’t Care The Secret: I’m Alive The Stranglers: Bring On The Nubiles U.K. Squeeze: Strong In Reason … Continue reading

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New Wave Comps: No Wave

Various Artists: No Wave US LP [1978] U.K. Squeeze: Take Me I’m Yours The Police: Roxanne Joe Jackson: Got The Time Klark Kent: Don’t Care The Secret: I’m Alive The Stranglers: Bring On The Nubiles U.K. Squeeze: Strong In Reason … Continue reading

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