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Radio 74, side A, track 1: "Peg" by Steely Dan

Oh, Steely Dan, what is up with 1977?  Yesterday, we had teen prostitution hiding in a catchy pop hit.  And today, after briefly reading up on the lyrics, we’ve got another catchy tune that’s about a woman being coerced into porn.   86 more words


Radio 73, side B, track 12: "Hot Child In The City" by Nick Gilder

Oh, Nick Gilder, so this is probably the last time I’ll intentionally listen to this song.  We’ll get to that in a moment.  First thing, no idea you were a dude.   176 more words


Radio 73, side B, track 11: "Right Down The Line" by Gerry Rafferty

Oh, Gerry Rafferty, when this song came up on my track list, I was like “Nope.  Gerry Rafferty?  Never heard of him.  ‘Right Down The Line’?   129 more words


Radio 73, side B, track 10: "I Love The Night Life (Disco Round)" by Alicia Bridges

Oh, Alicia Bridges, welcome to 1978!  I was really digging the whole 9@9, and here we were on another week night and another 9 songs from one of BOB’s favorite years.   121 more words


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Radio 73, side B, track 8: "The Joker" by The Steve Miller Band

Oh, The Steve Miller Band, I don’t have any specific memories of this song, and I imagine there are thousands upon millions of words already written about this one.   163 more words


Radio 73, side B, track 7: "Song 2" by Blur

Oh, Blur, I know exactly where I heard this song for the first time.  And really the only time until now.  It was on TV, for the trailer for “Starship Troopers”.   192 more words