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xmas song of the day - “Thanks For Christmas” | THE THREE WISE MEN (aka XTC) | 1983.

Happy Holidays!  Since it’s the first year of my blog, and since it’s the last year for my Annual Holiday Show on my little 20-year-old 80s radio program, STUCK IN THE 80s (on WMPG community radio in Portland, Maine), I wanted to present to you THE 31 DAYS OF 80s XMAS SONGS, or, 31 of my favorite 80s holiday musical treats. 230 kata lagi

Stuck In The 80s

882. this is pop?

Note the question mark in the title. This is XTC telling it like it was in early 1978 – everybody confused about the new wild sound that was tumbling out of the punk eruptions and eviscerations of the previous year. 50 kata lagi

All Vinyl Apocalypse

Riding for Peter Pumpkinhead

As I was riding out of town on the 15th of November, bathed in late afternoon sunshine and only slightly chilled by temps near sixty degrees, a feeling of gratitude swept over my soul. 1.270 kata lagi

30 Season Cycles for Skylarking

No one who went to college in the 80’s could sidestep the new wave intellectual stomp of XTC, with a string of smart, twisted pop LPs such as Black Sea and English Settlement. 86 kata lagi

Alternative

The Monkees (State Theatre, New Brunswick, NJ, October 26, 2016)

[ATTENDED: October 26, 2016] The Monkees

Like most people of my age I used to watch The Monkees on TV.  I was never a huge fan, but I liked the show a bunch and used to sing the theme (and pretend to be The Monkees when at the beach).  1.246 kata lagi

Set In New Jersey!

XTC's Skylarking: 30 Years Old Today

Virgin Records, released 27th October 1986

10/10

Produced by Todd Rundgren

Recorded at Utopia Studios, Woodstock, upstate New York

UK album chart position: #90 (!) 668 kata lagi

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