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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: Al Stewart, ‘Year Of The Cat’ (1976)

Happy Monday, boppers. Here’s a fine and mellow tune to start your week. It’s Al Stewart and his band performing “Year of the Cat” live on the UK music show, The Old Grey Whistle Test circa 1976 (possibly 1977). “Year … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Talking Heads, ‘Psycho Killer’ (Live ’78)

Talking Heads originally wrote “Psycho Killer” around 1974 and eventually recorded a version for their debut L.P., Talking Heads: 77. David Byrne and the band are well known for the tune, but the song barely scratched the top 100 upon … Continue reading

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Mood Music: David Bowie, ‘Oh! You Pretty Things’ (Live ’72)

“Put on some clothes, get out of bed.” I could use a shot of David Bowie right about now. Here’s the man performing “Oh! You Pretty Things” on the UK’s Old Grey Whistle Test in 1972. “Oh! You Pretty Things” … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: JJ Cale Tribute – Lynyrd Skynyrd, ‘I Got The Same Old Blues’ (’75)

Musician JJ Cale passed away on July 26th at the age of 74. In tribute, we have Lynyrd Skynyrd covering a classic Cale song. Here’s Skynyrd live in ’75 on the UK’s Old Grey Whistle Test performing “I Got The … Continue reading

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Mood Music: Elton John, ‘Tiny Dancer’ (live ’71)

Mood Music time. Here’s Elton John performing “Tiny Dancer” live on the UK’s Old Grey Whistle Test in 1971. This performance likely dates from around September, 1971 and one of the first episodes of Whistle Test. “Tiny Dancer,” written by … Continue reading

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