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  • January 10th: On this Day

    10 Jan 2007, 07:52 by tenderbranson69

    2005, Spencer Dryden, drummer with Jefferson Airplane died of cancer at his home in California aged 66. Dryden was the Nephew of Charlie Chaplin.

    2001, Bryan Gregory founding member of The Cramps died after suffering a heart attack.

    1976, Blues artist Howlin Wolf, (Chester Burnett), died in hospital of cancer aged 66.

    1976, CW McCall went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Convoy', it made No.2 in the UK. CW McCall was in fact an advertising agent whose real name was Bill Fries.

    1965, Born on this day, Joey Santiago, guitar, The Pixies, (1990 UK No.28 single 'Velouria').

    1964, Born on this day, Brad Roberts, vocals, guitar, Crash Test Dummies, (1994 UK No.2 & US No.4 single 'MMM MMM MMM MMM').

    1958, Born on this day, Shawn Colvin, Singer songwriter, (1995 UK No.40 single with Mary Chapin Carpenter, 'One Cool Remove').

    1958, Jerry Lee Lewis was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Great Balls Of Fire'.

    1955, Born on this day, Luci Martin, vocals, Chic, (1978 US No.1 & UK No.7 single 'Le Freak').
  • Clap our hands!

    21 Oct 2006, 17:14 by yazan_cable

    Chic
    [track]everybody dance[/track]

    Say it loud!everybody dance!!
  • bands ive seen live!

    5 Oct 2006, 22:24 by latelicker

  • moreover;

    29 Sep 2006, 15:47 by ichiro_y

    Ricochet
    Our anxiety will gush out from the night. The probability of misfortune is similar to our retrospective tendency.

    最近、また音楽を聴きはじめた。ただの懐古趣味だと思う。Bowieも好きだけれど、Chic隊のリズムが眉間の辺りにくる。
  • Chic Live / Tokyo, Japan / Apr 16, 2006

    24 Aug 2006, 07:12 by android_cherry

    @ Aoyama Blue Note

    My funky friend took me to watch the show again.

    Chic
    Nile Rodgers
  • 70s Disco Tracks Top 100

    11 Apr 2006, 00:26 by Tr1xx

    Well, I made up a similar list for a Northern Soul Top 100, so here's my equivalent DISCO version. As with that one, it's a personal and totally subjective list, and some folks will moan that "___" isn't really disco, well tough! Incidentally, I'm including 1980 chart entries, (basically because it's my list!), and I've only included tracks that I already possess. Time to turn up the hi-fi and get those feet tappin'...

    A Taste Of Honey - Boogie Oogie Oogie
    Al Hudson And The Partners - You Can Do It
    Alicia Bridges - I Love The Nightlife
    Amanda Lear - Queen Of Chinatown
    Amii Stewart - Knock On Wood
    Amii Stewart - Light My Fire
    Andrea True Connection - More, More, More
    Anita Ward - Ring My Bell
    Ashford & Simpson - Found A Cure
    Average White Band - Let's Go Round Again
    Average White Band - Pick Up The Pieces
    Baccara - Yes Sir, I Can Boogie
    Barry White - What Am I Gonna Do With You?
    Barry White - You're the First, the Last, My Everything
  • 6 minutes

    9 Feb 2006, 21:42 by captainjjb

    The sheer volume of tracks jumps up exponentially as we move closer towards the 3 to 5 minute mark. From 6 to 7 minutes my favourites have been.

    Chic – I want your love. Not my usual type of music, but some ye olde Disco was great fun and this one has a good catchy line.

    Lynyrd Sknyrd – I need you. A good meaty track which never seems to surface on a “best hits” but one of my favourites non the less.

    Joni Mitchell – Amelia. Some lovely chord progressions in this song. Typical of me I have no idea what she’s singing about, the words to any song have never mattered to me, just great music.

    Donald Fagen. – I.G.Y This song from Fagen’s first solo outing sounds more like a Steely Dan song than any of the songs on Steely Dan’s recent releases. The song contains a bunch of great catchy elements with fantastic production. The whole LP is just great.

    David Bedford – Instructions for Angels. With Mike Oldfield on guitar. Stunning. …
  • Send me some recommendations, please

    25 Jan 2006, 22:09 by stargazer99

    I'm a newbie, who doesn't ordinarily listen to music on my PC. However, since I received an iPod Nano for Christmas, I'm starting to use iTunes and download music.

    Most of the music I currently have on my PC is Fleetwood Mac! While I love the Mac, I'd like to get a little more variety on my iPod. I like 70's music (classic rock and some disco), 80's music (pop, dance, new wave), and alternative (not much of the real head banging music, though). But I haven't really been keeping up on new music. I don't listen to the radio much, mostly to the CD's I already own.

    If you have any suggestions on newer music, bring em on! (See my "connections" to the right to get an idea of my taste in music. But I need some new stuff!)



    Barenaked Ladies
    Boston
    Lindsey Buckingham
    Buckingham Nicks
    Chic
    The Cure
    Coldplay
    Depeche Mode
    ELO
    Eurythemics
    Fleetwood Mac
    Heart
    Led Zeppelin
    Matchbox 20
    New Order
    Van Morrison
    Stevie Nicks
    U2
  • sleeve notes, october 2005: what i wear to go cheating

    21 Nov 2005, 18:26 by sumit

    http://www.sumitsays.com/public/images/cheating_thumbnail.jpg

    This month's title courtesy of Heat magazine; cover: Tatiana Urina, wearing Alexander McQueen for the September 2002 US Vogue, from The House of Zob. Gatefold based on Rolex Ice. Back cover, Radiance by De Beers; tray liner by Diesel. Disc: taken from Adam Rowell's Dangerous Liaisons series.

    Welcome to the sleevenotes for what i wear to go cheating, a digest of what Sumit was listening to in October 2005. This month, iTunes tells me I played 590 tracks, totalling 2 days 7 hours and 3.96GB of music. This total doesn't take account of tracks I listened to more than once, some of the tracks I played on my iPod, or any tracks I played on CD; nor does it include streaming audio or radio stations.

    Last month's compilation had a bit of a flavour; this month, there's a bit of a spin to it: most of the tracks below owe something to the concept of reworking, whether in the form of , , or musical across languages, cultures and genres. …
  • Eclecticism

    29 Oct 2005, 12:38 by andrewbiles

    I was just looking around Myspace because right now I have absolutely nothing to do. I like looking at what people have to say to bands in that message board type section down the bottom. Not being a member, I feel I have the ability to just look around and laugh at people on there. Rarely do I do this, but every now and then in a moment of boredom it's a good laugh, try it. Anyway, I was on From Monument To Masses page having been linked from their main website, and then ended up going to check if Ben Barnett had left some new tracks from 'In the Red' up on the Kind of Like Spitting page (he hadn't). Then went to Corrina Repp's page and got bored them of scouring the bands stuff because the music kept coming on when I'm listening to my own stuff (most annoying thing about websites is having automatic playing of music). Anyway, I can't remember who I then clicked on, but under their music part of their profile it said something like, "I'm not going to list everything I listen to on here, but I have eclectic taste". …