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I Fought the Lawn and...Wait, I Won

I hadn’t mowed the lawn in three weeks. That’s not as bad as it sounds. It gets dry here in late summer. The climate here used to be semi-arid and despite the fact that the climate is changing, we still get semi-arid for the last half of the summer. 318 woorden meer

Punk 1976-78 at The British Library

EXHIBITION REVIEW: The anarchic rise of punk heroes Malcom McClaren, The Sex Pistols, The Clash. Check out my article http://whatshotlondon.co.uk/punk-1976-78-exhibition/

song of the day - “Diamonds On The Soles Of Her Shoes” | PAUL SIMON | 1986 / 1987.

Today (8.25.2016) marks the 30th anniversary of the release of Paul Simon’s seventh solo studio album and masterpiece, GRACELAND.  After Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel parted ways in 1970, Paul embarked on a successful solo career in the 1970s, picking up multiple Gold and Platinum albums, five Top 10 hits on the BILLBOARD Hot 100 – including two No. 735 woorden meer


Album Chart of 1977


More feared than Russian Communism”, Britain’s Punk Rock movement – which essentially consisted of energetic adolescents with spiky hair and ripped jeans who were out for a laugh – were public enemy #1 in Britain ‘77. 568 woorden meer

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3. Which Side Are You On? (Part One)

It is pretty hard to beat “Which Side Are You On?” – whether sung by Pete Seeger or the Dropkick Murphys – in terms of getting right to the point. 2.633 woorden meer


Rebel Waltz

A small nerve reaction in his arm must have caused him to lose his grip. The socket from the wrench the airman was using dropped 80 feet before colliding and piercing the skin on the fuel tank of the Titan 2 Missile he was carrying out maintenance work on, causing the fuel to leak and explode.  1.260 woorden meer

Therapeutic Mutterings

Things were happening but they were mainly happening in London. Dr Feelgood had vitalised the pub rock scene and in their wake new bands were springing up, from the East there were Eddie and the Hot Rods from Canvey Island, in the West of London the 101ers were playing a form of souped up squat rock.These were all fairly disparate elements, the P word had only just started to be used, mainly in relation to The Hot Rods, but these were all just new bands who traded in raw energy rather than musical ability. 892 woorden meer

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