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"The Night Juice Newton Waved to Me" and Other Juice Newton Stories

I was reminded early this morning that I have several Juice Newton stories. Everybody knows that I once walked Debbie Harry to her car, but did you know that Juice Newton once waved to me? 579 more words


ESG - You Make No Sense

Good old ESG; this band of Sisters (with Tito Libran on vocals and congas) more or less had just one song, but what a song! ‘You Make No Sense’ is possibly the best version of said song, and is from their 1983 debut ‘Come Away With ESG’.


Talk Talk - My Foolish Friend

Picture the scene: It’s late December 1981 and Duran Duran have just taken to the stage of the Edinburgh Playhouse – then the city’s premier concert venue, now the preferred pit stop for eternally touring productions of Mamma Mia, Oliver! 1,325 more words

Pop Music

Who is Joshua Davenport?

Getting to know the people of
The Davenport Dilemma…

Joshua Davenport might be your next door neighbor or the man down the street...
He just might be the man mowing the yard, or walking the dog, or jogging in the rain… 338 more words


The Tony Iommi Tapes, 1984: "If I go deaf, I go deaf"

By Steve Newton

Sometimes when I interviewed heavy-metal bands in the ’80s I’d play the devil’s advocate and ask silly questions like “What do you say to people who think you’re too loud?”. 82 more words

Heavy Metal
The Shirt Off His Back

Just got back from Disneyland, where, as you can imagine, retro uniforms are all the rage.

In the Chicago locker room when Chris Sale’s pitching … 479 more words


Feast – The Creatures

Release Year: 1983

Rating: 7.5/10

Siouxsie and the Banshees were never shy about changing their sound, but Sioux and Budgie take things to a completely different place with this project. 798 more words

Album Review