Monthly Archives: May 2014

Classic Photo: Stevie Wonder & Bob Marley October 4, 1975

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Read the original I.R.S. Records press release announcing the signing of R.E.M. in 1982

It was on this day in 1982 that R.E.M. signed a five-album deal with I.R.S. Records, read the original press release below, it also announces the forthcoming release of their EP ‘Chronic Town‘.

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Talking Heads ‘Speaking in Tongues’ was released on this day in 1983

Talking Heads (David Byrne, Chris Frantz, Jerry Harrison and Tina Weymouth) released their fifth studio album ‘Speaking in Tongues’ on May the 31st 1983. This was the album that broke the band through to the commercial audiences with the hit … Continue reading

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On this day in 1977 the BBC bans the Sex Pistols “God Save The Queen”

It was on this day in 1977 the BBC announced a ban on the new Sex Pistols single ‘God Save The Queen’ saying it’s, “in gross bad taste”. The single reached No.2 on the UK chart.

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New Music: David Kilgour & the Heavy Eights “Comin’ On”

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