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
D.M.Z. ~Resurrection Band | Then and Now I have fond memories of listening to D.M.Z. In my opinion, this was Resurrection Band's best. Colours and Mommy Doesn't Love Daddy Anymore easily stand on their own, but both efforts led up the musical moment of D.M.Z. The album opens with the blistering, "Military Man", one of the … Continue reading D.M.Z.
MUSIC REVIEW SERIES: LOOKING BACK ON THE 80’S MUSIC | 1981 THEN AND NOW Mommy Doesn't Love Daddy Anymore ~Resurrection Band | Then and Now Sometime in '81, Resurrection Band released their sixth album, Mommy Doesn't Love Daddy Anymore. The title alone showed that the Chicago-based rockers weren't afraid to address the realities of a … Continue reading Mommy Doesn’t Love Daddy Anymore
Music Review Series: Looking Back On The 80’s Music | 1980 Then and Now Colours ~Resurrection Band Released: 1980 Genres: Hard rock, Blues rock Producer: Resurrection Band Purchase On: iTunes / Amazon A cousin of mine let me borrow a couple of Resurrection Band cassettes, which were definite products of the 70's. I liked a few of the … Continue reading Colours ~Resurrection Band | Then and Now
Music Review Series: Looking Back On The 80's Music | 1980 Then and Now It was nineteen eighty. Pat Benatar was telling us to hit her with our best shot, DEVO wanted us to "Whip It" and The Cure was lost in "A Forrest", while Squeeze were "Pulling Mussels". I was in Jr. High and didn't own … Continue reading 1980 Music | Then and Now