Tag Archives: Top 40

Three Seminal Singles: Number 3

It begins with a single guitar chord. Next the bass player adds an insistent bassline. A hint of noir sax wafts across the stereo field like steam from a manhole cover in the predawn hours. Footsteps. A car door is … Continue reading

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Three Seminal Singles: Number 1

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 in 2nd grade … Continue reading

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