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The Stranglers - All Day And All Of The Night

The Stranglers are back, with this Kinks cover version.

It reached UK#7, and was in the chart for the last time on this day in the 80s, at #65. 25 more words

Jan. 29 - The Jam Visit A Town Called Malice

Never overstay your welcome. That’s a good rule for houseguests as well as musicians, but too many seem to ignore it. However, it’s not something one can accuse Paul Weller of and on this day in… 913 more words

80s Music

Jan. 17- Punk Turns 44

Could this be where it all began? Punk rock that is. On this night in 1974, in a small pub called the Star Inn in the London suburb of Guildford, a band took the stage called the Guildford Stranglers, two weeks before another band fond of leather jackets and short, rough songs took the stage in New York – the Ramones. 92 more words

Music History

Jan. 11 - Maybe the "Beeb" Needed To Relax?

The BBC wasn’t too “relax”ed on this day in 1984— they banned Frankie Goes to Hollywood’s first single (which had climbed into the top 30 in the UK) on this day when DJ Mike Read started to listen to the lyrics and look at the single’s sleeve. 205 more words

Music History

Musilac? Oui, oui, oui!

It’s official! Aix-Les-Bains is a GO! Look at that lineup! Dunno the French woman/group…but I’m open to finding out! Never been to a big old European festival before…and just a few days after SOMEONE’S birthday. 56 more words

Simple Minds

Walk on by

My two favourite (and on paper, improbable) versions. The former is very Morricone-ish; the latter funky punkish.