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Dear Atticus: This means nothing to me

Dear Atticus,

Firstly, I feel it’s my duty as an aunt to ensure your future popularity by teaching you to be funny. Whenever anyone includes Vienna in a sentence, you must shrug and respond with the words “means nothing to me”. 687 more words

song of the day - “The Telephone Call” (“Der Telefon-Anruf”) | KRAFTWERK | 1987.

This week in 1987, Düsseldorf, Germany’s Electronic / Synthpop pioneers, Kraftwerk, were enjoying their second week at No. 1 on BILLBOARD’s Dance chart with “The Telephone Call” (or “Der Telefon-Anruf” in German), from their 1986 EP, ELECTRIC CAFE. 265 more words


Daily Dose: 'Hymn' by Ultravox

I really like Ultravox. Not so much the early stuff or even Vienna (1980) that much, but the stuff they did after that, such as… 303 more words

Daily Dose

ULTRAVOX!: Ha!-Ha!-Ha!

This was the second album by British pop group Ultravox, at that time known as “Ultravox!” with an exclamation mark, as a nod to Neu!. Although the group would later achieve fame and commercial success with lead singer Midge Ure the band was, in 1977, led by singer/songwriter John Foxx who was accompanied by guitarist Stevie Shears, drummer Warren Cann, bassist Chris Cross and keyboard/violinist Billy Currie.  271 more words


Chart Debuts – 09 April 1983

We take one more look at the Billboard.com archives of all of their Top 100 charts. Today we travel back 33 years ago to 1983 and these are the songs that debuted on that Hot 100. 38 more words


The sound of my voice

I meant to post about this in the previous blog, but I forgot…Yes, I’m blonde! So you can have the full length story, covered across from my other blog… 496 more words

80's Pop