Category Archives: The Housemartins

40 Albums Turning 30 in 2017

      30 years ago, the world was a very different place. The U.S. was being run by former movie actor Ronald Reagan,  Platoon won the Best Picture Oscar, The Simpsons cartoon first appears as a series of shorts on The … Continue reading

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On this day in 1986 The Housemartins hit No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Caravan Of Love’

The Housemartins single “Caravan Of Love” was a cover of an old Isley Brothers track, it went to #1 in the UK charts on December the 20th 1986; it was only the second a cappella recording to do so, after … Continue reading

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