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Music For Monday: The Rubettes, ‘Sugar Baby Love’ (1974)

The Rubettes debut single, “Sugar Baby Love,” went to the very top of the UK charts and made a respectable dent in the US Top 40, nestling in at #30 in early 1974. I don’t know if I’d ever heard … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Ramones, ‘Road To Ruin’ Mini-Concert (1978)

OK, let’s get this week started off right. Here’s the Ramones performing three songs from Road to Ruin in a tight six minutes. “Don’t Come Close,” “She’s The One,” and “Go Mental” as played on the UK’s Old Grey Whistle … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Bachman-Turner Overdrive, ‘You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet’ (1974)

Bachman-Turner Overdrive’s Randy Bachman originally wrote “You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet” as a joke and was reluctant to release it as a single. Good thing he changed his mind, as the song shot to #1 on the US, Canadian, German, … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: The Damned, ‘New Rose’ (1976)

On this edition of Music for Monday we have one of my all-time favorite bands, The Damned, playing the first punk rock single ever released in the UK, “New Rose.” “New Rose” was written by guitarist, Brian James and produced … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Muddy Waters, ‘The Blues Had A Baby’ (Live, 1977)

Here’s Muddy Waters performing “The Blues Had a Baby and They Named It Rock And Roll” live in 1977. You can find Waters’ version of the Morganfield & Brownie McGhee tune on his 1977 L.P. Hard Again. Blues Monday? Muddy … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Loretta Lynn, ‘Coal Miner’s Daughter’ (1971)

Loretta Lynn’s signature tune, “Coal Miner’s Daughter” was recorded in October of 1969 and released in May of 1970. This classic, written by Lynn about her Kentucky upbringing, rose to #1 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart and was … Continue reading

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