Category Archives: The Jesus and Mary Chain

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 1987 The Jesus And Mary Chain were banned from appearing on the US version of Top Of The Pops

After US network CBS received complaints from viewers about The Jesus and Mary Chain‘s name they asked them to be called JANC but the group didn’t agree……so they didn’t play.

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THE JESUS AND MARY CHAIN ANNOUNCES NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES CELEBRATING THE 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF PSYCHOCANDY

“the most notorious band since the Sex Pistols…Some of Psychocandy is beautifully wasted pop; some sounds like being trapped in a wind tunnel full of broken glass and bees; the rest sounds like both happening at once.” – Dorian Lynskey, … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Jim Reid of The Jesus and Mary Chain

Today is Jim Reid of The Jesus and Mary Chain’s Birthday, I believe he turns 55…Happy Birthday Jim.

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Born on this day: William Reid of The Jesus and Mary Chain

William Reid of The Jesus and Mary Chain was born on October the 28th 1958 in Glasgow, Scotland…Happy B-Day!

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