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Significant Songs (143)

Say Hello, Wave Goodbye

I have featured the British duo Soft Cell before on this blog. The vocal talents of Marc Almond have long haunted me, and this song in particular, as it conjures up images of smoky nightclubs, and old films. 122 more words

Nostalgia And Reflections

Random Listicle - 15 Great Songs from 1982

  1. Haircut 100 – Love Plus One

2. Soft Cell – Say Hello, Wave Goodbye

3. The Jam – Town Called Malice

4. Yazoo – Only You… 50 more words


musical interlude CCXXVIII

Getting ready to wrap things up here in this musical interlude garage sale. From the other end of the spectrum of production… 2 dudes at a pizza shop… 16 more words

Tainted Love - Music Rocks the Stores

Used to be elevator music mixed with news and weather in most grocery stores. I’ve noticed in recent years, especially after moving to Norman Oklahoma in May 2008, more stores have turned to Rock, Pop, and other popular genres. 97 more words

Editorial Articles

Best Covers: Soft Cell “Tainted Love"

. American singer Gloria Jones was the first one to record “Tainted Love,” which was written and produced by Ed Cobb. It was released as the B-side to “My Bad Boy’s Comin’ Home” in 1965, but it wasn’t until the early seventies that the song caught on when a U.K. 66 more words


Soft Cell - "Tainted Love"

This was number 1 in the UK Top 40, today in 1981.

From their album “Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret” (1981):

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Top40 No 1

Stowaway Heroes - Ian Levine

This is the first, and potentially also last, mention here for an unlikely Stowaway Hero. Ian Levine is a divisive personality, who has been involved in three main spheres that are relevant to this blog: first and least relevant is northern soul. 301 more words

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