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Song of the day – 80: Flowers

From the first Earcom compilation (parent company, Fast Forward, you might know better for Gang Of Four, Mekons et al, with its motto of “difficult fun” and “mutant pop”). I don’t mind admitting I’d completely forgotten all about it – despite its leading line of “met a boy called Jerry/Whose dancing was a treat” – […]

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Song of the day – 78: Blurt

Man alive, this band were scary, and a riot to dance to, live. Blurt. Blurt. Blurt. Blurt means Blurt means Blurt means Blurt means. You can find more information here. Main man Ted Milton is still releasing fascinating stuff, last I listened (couple of years ago). Oh, and here’s something I wrote about a Blurt […]

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Song of the day – 64: Helen And The Horns

It’s my birthday today, and I was looking for a special Song Of The Day to celebrate it with. So James Brown over on Facebook suggested this. Helen And The Horns – Freight Train It seems like a very appropriate choice to me. Two-thirds of the horns came directly from the college band I was […]