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The Man Who Painted the Park

The death of production designer Assheton Gorton (last month, but I just recently learned of it) got me thinking about his unique contribution to sixties British cinema. 690 more words


Days Between Stations: How to Claw Your Way to the Top in the Record Biz (02/94)

“Ask Breaker,” the president of Dead Calm Records seemed to reply to every question. “It’s his job to know what’s next.” No wonder almost everyone at the company was afraid of Breaker Raskolnikov. 1,261 more words

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Oh, that's what the little girls do

That’s What The Little Girls Do – The Knack (1979) 2011 Remaster

“That’s What The Little Girls Do” was released on The Knack’s debut album, Get The Knack, in late spring 1979. 547 more words

One-Hit Wonder Day

Celebrate the Day

Some artists only get that “five minutes of fame” and today is a day to celebrate those artists who gave us an amazing one-hit wonder. 103 more words

Celebrate The Day

Top 21 of 1979 - #11

#11 – The Knack – “My Sharona” – (1979)

Here is the song that The Knack is and always will be known for. Impressively, this was their first single and it was a smash – #1 on the Hot 100 for six weeks. 87 more words


Get The Knack

Just in the Knack of time, 1979’s debut by LA’s (Los Angeles) The Knack dropped their international hit-tastic album just 16 days before I was born (and some mere 32 miles away from the hospital in question). 59 more words


Searching for the "Knack"

This afternoon I decided to cook a comfort food meal for supper. I whipped out my mother’s trusty green cookbook loaded with Hungarian dishes and picked one that caught my eye some time ago. 476 more words