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My August 1985 Charts

6th August 1985

Following Live Aid and the heartbreaking video accompanying the news footage played along to the Cars’ Drive, the record was given a new boost with proceeds for charity. 3,053 more words


A History of Dubious Taste

As I mentioned a couple of posts ago, I pledged that I’d crack on with the autobiographical aspect of this place, irrespective of the fact that I don’t necessarily have any entertaining acid drops to relate to the records in question. 62 more words

Friday Night Music Club

Film review: Local Hero

We watched a 1983 movie called Local Hero this afternoon because we’re planning to go up to Pennan, where it was filmed, in a couple of weeks. 309 more words


Once Upon A Time

A twelve-minute example from 1980,  illustrating why Mark Knopfler will go down as one of the best guitarists of all time.

With credit also to the guys in Dire Straits

Dire Straits

Coolest. Rock Song. EVER.

The local classic rock radio station made driving to the outlet mall worth it today.

My son and I drug ourselves out there to take care of some Christmas odds and ends. 72 more words


Reprise: "Bust A Move"...

(Note:  I’ve been searching for some of my favorite blog posts fro the last year and reprising them if it makes sense.  Since many (most?) of my readers experienced some old-fashioned cold and snow this week, this post from October 4, 2016, seems appropriate.   638 more words

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