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1979 – The B52’s

Friday afternoons were regularly spent sitting in the television room of either Owen House or, when we were out in digs, the main college lounge, watching old, black and white films. We howled with laughter at lines such as, “Do … Continue reading

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1978 – This Year’s Model – Elvis Costello

The college year at Ripon was divided into two semesters, something I’d never heard of before. Basically it meant that after the Christmas holidays, we went back for a few weeks then had exams to finish off the first courses. … Continue reading

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1977 – Talking Heads 77 – Talking Heads

Crisp, clean and clinical. Everything about “Talking Heads 77” was tight, clever and just ever-so slightly psychotic in its precision. And it’s not “Psycho Killer” (brilliant though it is) that sounds the most manic, that would be too obvious, it’s … Continue reading

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