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The Stranglers - Tank

Perfect opener to The Stranglers brilliant 1978 album ‘Black & White’. This is a band that haven’t given enough credit and praise re: New Wave/Post-Punk; and one listen to Black & White should remedy that for anyone with ears.

Classic

The Men in Black

by Rich Moreland, April 2015

For once I’m reviewing a book that has nothing to do with adult film. Hoping for a little self-education, I picked up a fascinating look at Britain’s punk movement. 672 more words

The Collection 1977-1982 - The Stranglers [#289]

Hamish Grice. I always wonder what happened to that guy. In the nineties we shared flats in a flatblock of student accommodation and often shared and compared music. 184 more words

The Collection

Sing Your Life: April A-Z Blog Challenge: E

So, here we are on Day 5 of the A-Z blog challenge, and day 5 of my musical memory journey.

Today’s musical artist may be long forgotten, but at the time of my introduction into the world of music, they made quite an impact. 975 more words

General Rambliings

The Stranglers - Hanging Around

‘Born on this day in 1949 was Dave Greenfield of The Stranglers, keyboards, (1986 UK No.2 single ‘Golden Brown’ and over 20 over other UK Top 40 singles). 254 more words

1970s

Gospel Sunday

Today’s group at one stage featured Sam Cooke, who left to join The Souls Stirrers, Lou Rawls, who replaced Sam Cooke and then left to join The Chosen Gospel Singers, and Johnnie Taylor, who left to join The Soul Stirrers. 160 more words

Music

This is my Saturday night entertainment.

While you are watching “the Voice”  I’ll be reliving the seedier side of my youth with two great bands.

First up.  The Rezillos

Followed by The Stranglers (who I’ve seen six times or so, but not for 30 years). 19 more words

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