Roxy Music – “Virginia Plain”, “If There Is Something”, “Psalm”, “Pyjamarama”, “Love Is The Drug”, “Both Ends Burning”, “Still Falls The Rain”, “Dance Away”, “Over You”, “Oh Yeah”, “Same Old Scene”, “Jealous Guy”, “More Than This” And “Avalon”

Tweet With Bryan Ferry and Roxy Music I’m never sure where to start, there’s so much, and I keep discovering more. I mainly know some of their songs from the late Seventies and early Eighties, but I’ve also taken some of their work from the early Seventies here. In the early years Brian Eno was […]

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Klaus Doldinger And Passport – “Uranus”, “Schirokko”, “Mandragora”, “Ataraxia” And The Theme From The Movie “Das Boot”

Tweet And now for something completely different – Klaus Doldinger and Passport, a German jazz formation that has been compared with the US band Weather Report. I won’t claim to know the individual tracks, I only heard Doldinger’s music for the first time in 1983, and liked it. Here are some tracks I have found […]

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Chicago – “If You Leave Me Now”, “Hard To Say I’m Sorry/Get Away” and “Beginnings”

Tweet There have been over 100 versions of the Chicago song “If You Leave Me Now”, but the classic was and is the original, which went to Number 1 in the USA (both singles and album charts, the album was Chicago X), Australia and in the UK, among others, in 1976. Chicago had many hits […]

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Steely Dan – “Do It Again”, “Reelin’ In The Years”, “Rikki Don’t Lose That Number” “Pretzel Logic”, “Haitian Divorce” and “Hey Nineteen”

Tweet In the early Seventies a band from New York (really a duo, Donald Fagen and Walter Becker, with additional musicians) called Steely Dan began having a series of hits, such as “Do It Again”, “Reelin’ In The Years” and “Rikki Don’t Lose That Number”. At the end of the decade, or easing into the […]

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