Category Archives: 30 Years Later

Hit Me With Your Laser Beams

In my recent review of the first top 40 chart of 1984, I missed out one key fact. The title of the highest climber in the first chart of the year that leapt from 35 to no. 6. Back in … Continue reading

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Sometimes the Ace, Sometimes the Deuces

It’s January 8 which means it’s happy birthday Mr. Bowie and that it would have been the 79th birthday of the King. It’s also the 30th anniversary of the first new singles chart of 1984. I have already stated my goal of … Continue reading

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Movies and Boobs

So, we went to see The Wolf of Wall Street last night. First movie of 2014. I thought the trailer was excellent. Leo looked smashing. Matthew McKnobblyknees sounded great and he seemed proper funny. And that pounding soundtrack (Kanye’s “Black … Continue reading

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30 Years Later

It’s been a long time, I shouldn’ta left you. Without a dope beat to step to. January 1st, 2014. Perfectly sandwiched between ‘20 years ago today‘ and Forty Years On, it’s time to celebrate the annus mirabilis that was Nineteen … Continue reading

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