Ping Pong Over the Abyss

Ping Pong Over the Abyss ~The 77's | Then and Now Ping Pong is The 77's debut effort, released in 1982.  The title is said to have come from Allen Ginsberg's poem "Howl," section 3: "I'm with you in Rockland / where you scream in a straight jacket that you're losing the game of the … Continue reading Ping Pong Over the Abyss


Seventy Sevens

Seventy Sevens ~The 77's | Then and Now "The 77's will take you on a journey through the past, present, and future of rock & roll" ~ Island Records radio advertisement, 1987 Unfortunately for the 77's, this album was released the same year and on the same label as U2's, The Joshua Tree.  This is unfortunate … Continue reading Seventy Sevens