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Saturday, November 30, 2013
Earth, Wind & Fire - Electric Universe
Friday, November 29, 2013
Re-Flex - The Politics of Dancing
Thursday, November 28, 2013
The Blues Brothers - Briefcase Full of Blues
Posted by Martin Maenza at 4:00 AM 2 comments:
Labels: 70's, Alan Rubin, Dan Aykroyd, Donald Dunn, John Belushi, Lou Marini, Matt Murphy, music, Paul Shaffer, Steve Cropper, Steve Jordan, the Blues Brothers, Tom Malone, Tom Scott
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Gloria Gaynor - Love Tracks
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Eurythmics - Touch
here for that review), this Platinum seller went to number 20 in France, number 14 in Switzerland, number 9 in Germany and Sweden, number 8 in Norway, number 7 on the US Billboard Album chart, number 4 in Australia, and number 1 in New Zealand and the UK. The record has appeared on Rolling Stone magazine’s list of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (first at number 500 then at number 492 on the revised 2012 list).
Monday, November 25, 2013
Siouxsie and the Banshees - Nocturne
Tracey Ullman - You Broke My Heart In 17 Places (30th anniversary)
For the full review, please click here.
Sunday, November 24, 2013
Corey Hart - First Offense
Saturday, November 23, 2013
Status Quo - Back to Back
Friday, November 22, 2013
Kool & the Gang - In the Heart
Posted by Martin Maenza at 4:00 AM 1 comment:
Labels: 80's, Charles Smith, Clifford Adams, Curtis Williams, Dennis Thomas, George Brown, In the Heart, James JT Taylor, Kool and the Gang, Michael Ray, music, Robert Bell, Robert Mickens, Ronald Bell
Thursday, November 21, 2013
Duran Duran - Seven and the Ragged Tiger
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Captain Sensible - The Power of Love
here for that review) with The Power of Love. I had to do a bit of digging on the Internet just so I could review this 1983 release as it is a pretty rare record, so let’s see what we come up with.
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Split Enz - Conflicting Emotions
Monday, November 18, 2013
Leo Sayer - Have You Ever Been in Love
here for that review), this one from 1983 only charted at number 15 in the UK.
Sunday, November 17, 2013
Olivia Newton-John - Totally Hot
Today, in honor of its thirty-fifth anniversary this month, we are giving a listen to the 1978 release Totally Hot. This was the tenth studio album for Australian-born singer Olivia Newton-John. The Platinum selling record went to number 30 in the UK, number 18 in New Zealand, number 9 in Japan, number 7 on the US Billboard Album chart, number 5 in Canada, and number 4 in Australia on the US Billboard Country chart.
Posted by Martin Maenza at 4:00 AM 3 comments:
Labels: 70's, Chuck Findley, David Foster, David Hungate, Ed Greene, Gerald Peterson, Jai Winding, John Farrar, Lenny Castro, Michael Boddicker, Mike Botts, music, Olivia Newton-John, Steve Lukather, Totally Hot
Saturday, November 16, 2013
John Denver - It's About Time
Posted by Martin Maenza at 4:00 AM No comments:
Labels: 80's, Emmylou Harris, Glen Hardin, It's About Time, James Burton, Jerry Carrigan, Jerry Scheff, Jim Horn, John Denver, music, Patti Austin, Rita Marley, the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section, the Wailers
Friday, November 15, 2013
Dazz Band - Joystick
Posted by Martin Maenza at 4:05 AM No comments:
Labels: 80's, Bobby Harris, Dazz Band, Eric Fearman, Isaac Wiley Jr., Jerry Bell, Joystick, Kenny Pettus, Kevin Kendrick, Michael Wiley, music, Pierre DeMudd, Raymond Calhoun, Sennie Martin, Steve Cox, Terry Stanton
Ozzy Osbourne - Bark at the Moon
Performing with Osbourne on the record were Don Airey (keyboards), Tommy Aldridge (drums), Bob Daisley (bass) and Jake E. Lee (guitar).
Thursday, November 14, 2013
Yes - 90125
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Chic - Believer
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Night Ranger - Midnight Madness
here for that review), Night Ranger returned to the charts in 1983 with Midnight Madness. This one hit pay dirt for the band, peaking at number 15 on the US Billboard Album chart.
Monday, November 11, 2013
38 Special - Tour de Force
here for that review), this one from 1983 peaked at number 22 on the US Billboard Album chart.
Sunday, November 10, 2013
The Clash - Give 'Em Enough Rope (35th anniversary)
Please click here for more details on this 1978 release.
Billy Idol - Rebel Yell
Today (November 10th) marks the thirtieth anniversary of Rebel Yell, the second full-length solo studio album from Billy Idol. This one went to number 36 in the UK, number 16 in Australia and Switzerland, number 8 in Canada, number 6 on the US Billboard Album chart, and number 2 in Germany and New Zealand.
Saturday, November 9, 2013
Adam Ant - Strip
The cover, of Adam posing coyly on a bed of straw, was modeled after a photo of Jane Russell from the 1943 film The Outlaw.
Friday, November 8, 2013
Thursday, November 7, 2013
U2 - Under A Blood Red Sky
Wednesday, November 6, 2013
The Pointer Sisters - Break Out
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
The Rolling Stones - Undercover
Monday, November 4, 2013
Paul Simon - Heart and Bones
Sunday, November 3, 2013
Cheryl Lynn - Preppie
Saturday, November 2, 2013
the Police - Outlandos d'Amour (35th anniversary)
Today (November 2nd) marks the thirty-fifth anniversary of the release of Outlandos d'Amour, the debut studio album from the UK trio known as the Police.
You can click here to read my complete review of this career starting album.
Irene Cara - What A Feelin'
here for that soundtrack album) and her 1982 debut Anyone Can See (click here), Irene Cara put out her second studio album in 1983. Today (November 2nd) marks the thirtieth anniversary that record which charted at number 77 on the US Billboard Album chart, number 49 in Australia, number 45 on the US Billboard R&B chart, number 29 in Germany, number 12 in Norway, number 8 in Switzerland and number 3 in Sweden.
Friday, November 1, 2013
Girlschool - Play Dirty
ABC - Beauty Stab (30th anniversary)
For my full review, please click here.
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