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Gig Review: The Dead Ringers' (The Stranglers Tribute) Debut Gig, 22nd May 2015

This evening’s entertainment kicked off with The Expletives offering a veritable horde of classic late 70s Punk and New Wave tracks, which they performed with much aplomb. 276 more words

Dotty Views

Banned By The BBC (Part 11)

Moral panic and political censorship have created a long tradition of records filtered out of the BBC radio playlist. Here’s some notable examples…

The Beatles – Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds (1967) 82 more words


Dionne Warwick/The Stranglers • “Walk On By”

  Who would have ever thought that British pubrock punkers The Stranglers would cover this Burt Bacharach/Hal David composition, first made a hit by Dionne Warwick… 310 more words

Record Store Day

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.


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