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30 Years On: Upstairs At Erics

30 Years On: Upstairs At Erics

Yazoo: Upstairs at Eric’s Yes, it came out in 1982, but I did not get it until December of that year…. I read about this album in a magazine [Rolling Stone maybe?] and was intrigued. Tracked down a copy at some record store, had a white ‘Yaz’ sticker on it, and it was covering the ‘Yazoo’ name [due to a band of the same name in America, they went as ‘Yaz’ here] so I have a US Sire Records pressing…

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30 Years On: The Police

30 Years On: The Police

The Police: Synchronicity I know, it has been played to death, but every once in a while ‘Every Breath You Take” comes on the radio, and I actually listen to it, and realize this was one great album. This is one of those LPs that you can play from start to end every time [bypassing ‘Mother’, never could get into that song]. This really was the pinnacle of the Police, and still bummed they did not do one more LP,…

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30 Years On….Power Corruption and Lies

30 Years On….Power Corruption and Lies

As 2013 winds down, I have been drawn to my early days of LPs and albums. While I owned a few great records, it seems that 1983 was the year that I really started collecting music. Since I’ve been listening to a load of them, thought this would be a good time to revisit the albums and songs 30 years ago…..   New Order – Power Corruption and Lies I remember looking for this LP, and finding it at a…

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