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Today in Music History 03/07/18

Let’s start on this day in 1970. Simon and Garfunkel’s album Bridge Over Troubled Water starts a ten week run at No.1 in the US. The duo had already split-up by the time of the release. 168 more words


Hit of the week: Franz Ferdinand 'Feel The Love Go'

Franz Ferdinand release ‘Feel The Love Go,‘ the new single to be taken from Always Ascending, their forthcoming album on Domino out Friday, February 9. 107 more words


Music Year in Review (Part 1)

This title is misleading because it makes it seem like all the albums that I’m going to talk about came out in 2017 (they didn’t) and/or that I actually bought all of them in 2017 (I didn’t, probably). 821 more words


10 Remarkable Albums Turning 20 in 2018!...

1998: A year full of versatile vibrations!
Here’s my selection – 10 remarkable ones!

1/ ‘Deserter’s Songs’ by MERCURY REV
Jonathan Donahue (lead singer/songwriter) said about their masterpiece: “ 578 more words

Birthday Albums

Naked Eye - Luscious Jackson

These guys were the first band other than The Beastie Boys to be signed to Grand Royale records. From their debut album Natural Ingredients this super stylin’ big beat tinged pop song, distils all the eras ideas of cool into it’s four minute run time. 122 more words

A Year of Creating Dangerously, Day 236: Ch-Check It Out!

Ch-ch-ch-check it out! When I need a boost, I turn to the Beasties.

I found this great live performance on Letterman from 2004 that begins, fittingly, on the streets of New York City. 48 more words

Beastie Boys - License to Ill

ARTIST: Beastie Boys                                   

TITLE: Licensed to Ill


CHART ACTION: #1 US, #2 R&B, #7 UK

SINGLES: Hold It Now, Hit It (#55 R&B), The New Style (#22 R&B), Paul Revere (#34 R&B), Brass Monkey (#48 US, #83 R&B), (You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (To Party) (#7 US, #11 UK), No Sleep till Brooklyn (#14 UK), Girls (#34 UK) 257 more words

Grade: A