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Jan 15

ROBBIE WILLIAMS – “She’s The One” / “It’s Only Us” (28 comments) This album was a staple on the car stereo as a kid, so it's an old favourite, but I think … Elmtree
Popular ’63 (29 comments) Notes and ratings for the #1s of 1963. As I mentioned on my corresponding comment for 1961, I'm doing this … IJGrieve

Jan 15

The FT Top 100 Songs Of All Time #1: PET SHOP BOYS – “Always On My Mind/In My House” (22 comments) This is a lovely piece of writing - thanks. (Also a pretty great song.) dollymix
Popular Crystal Ball: 2014 – The Arse End (29 comments) I like Meghan Trainor*, so help me God... (*after listening for the first time, yesterday). The bubblegum frothiness is a … Tommy Mack
American Poll (11 comments) Disappointed by the lack of love for American Movie so far. Mark M

Jan 15

DEMIS ROUSSOS – The Roussos Phenomenon (EP) (121 comments) I now feel like I was terribly smug in my review at 118. But however we've scrutinised this record, … Inanimate Carbon God
MEL AND KIM – “Respectable” (71 comments) Critic watch: 1,001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die, and 10,001 You Must Download (2010) 1002 Gary Mulholland (UK) - … hectorthebat
SMOKEY ROBINSON – “Being With You” (46 comments) You know those occasions when you're too scared to click on the link in question? This is one of them. https://rateyourmusic.com/release/album/a_motown_tribute_to_nickelback/a_motown_tribute_to_nickelback/ Inanimate Carbon God

Jan 15

Popular ’80 (62 comments) Just watching the short one, the extras just being repeats from what I can see. Jensen in the chair, Madness … Lazarus
BEN E KING – “Stand By Me” (53 comments) Critic watch: 1,001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die, and 10,001 You Must Download (2010) 1-1001 Bruce Pollock (USA) - … hectorthebat
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW! The Soulful And The Arcane (1 comment) The recurring "cloak of authenticity" barter chain was a cute background sub-plot Alan
T REX – “Hot Love” (171 comments) Greate article. Keep posting such kind of info on your page. Im really impressed by it. Hello there, You have performed … botox treatments
THE SPECIALS – “Ghost Town” (108 comments) It was around this time that new wave monster 8675-309 (Jenny) was released, Tommy Tutone (not very 2-Tone musically and … Inanimate Carbon God
ELVIS PRESLEY – “Return To Sender” (8 comments) Here are my notes & rates for the #1s of 1962 CLIFF RICHARD AND THE SHADOWS - "The Young Ones" It's hard … IJGrieve
DENIECE WILLIAMS – “Free” (51 comments) Terrific. A lovely hot bubble bath of a record. Just what we need before diving into the … Inanimate Carbon God

Jan 15

My Own Private Record Club* (13 comments) Re4: When the Rza is actually rapping, you can normally hear it because he has quite pronounced rhotacism – not … Mark M
GERRY AND THE PACEMAKERS – “How Do You Do It?” (19 comments) Wiki has an appropriate quote from Gerry Marsden: 'The Beatles and ourselves (The Pacemakers) – we let go, when we … lonepilgrim
THE SHADOWS – “Foot Tapper” (7 comments) this is most familiar to me as the music for The Sound of the 60s where it seems perfectly suited … lonepilgrim
CLIFF RICHARD AND THE SHADOWS – “Summer Holiday” (8 comments) I too associate this with family holidays - it's an uplifting melody with a generous mood of expectation and contentment. … lonepilgrim
STEVE “SILK” HURLEY – “Jack Your Body” (110 comments) Critic watch: 1,001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die, and 10,001 You Must Download (2010) 1002 Michaelangelo Matos (USA) - … hectorthebat