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The Wedding Present

Over thirty years Leeds’s The Wedding Present have released nine studio albums (one in Ukrainian), been endorsed by outré doyen John Peel, worked regularly with noisenik Steve Albini and equalled Elvis Presley’s chart record for placings in a calendar year. 1,501 more words


'Your Hit Parade' -- 'Don't Fence Me In' Is No. 1

Unlike GI Jive (see yesterday’s post), which was produced by the Armed Forces Radio Service, Your Hit Parade was a commercial radio program in the United States that was repackaged for broadcast by the AFRS, which meant removing all commercials. 207 more words

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Chapter XI of the P. and G. Klopp Story - Part IV

Hit Parades and Overcoming a Gambling Problem

As time went by, my projects advanced from simple radio and amplifier circuits to a transmitter, which I successfully wired to my record player. 598 more words



There’s a few of the CD86 bands still on the go today but most of them are doing so on the back of having broken up but subsequently reforming for love or money. 382 more words

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White Sox rally in 9th for improbable win

Things were looking about as bleak as can be.  It was the bottom of the 9th inning with one out already recorded.

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Every girl a hero!!

Ten Wolves played Tuesday and ten Wolves made major contributions as the Coupeville High School softball squad survived a brief rough start to rebound and drop-kick visiting Concrete 9-7. 703 more words

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The Last CKY Hit Parade

Reid Dickie

Every week for at least five and a half years, CKY Radio, Canada’s Friendly Giant, published a hit parade that listed the Top 50 pop songs and Top 20 western songs in Winnipeg. 184 more words