On December 31, 1982.

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On December 31, 1982, New York City venue “Max’s Kansas City” closed down. Among the other music acts this venue was starting point for The New York Dolls, Bruce Springsteen and The Velvet Underground.

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The Kinks: The Anthology 1964-1971

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“The Anthology 1964-1971” is five CD box set celebrating The Kinks 50 years anniversary. The box feature 139 tracks, 25 of which are previously unreleased including interviews, alternate takes, session excerpts and backing tracks.Discs one and two are entirely in mono and the final three CDs mix mono and stereo. The box set comes with a 7” vinyl single and a 44 page book.

Label: BMG / Sony Music

Release date: November 18, 2014

Track list:

 DISC ONE

1. ‘I’m A Hog For You, Baby’
2. ‘I Don’t Need You Anymore (demo)’
3. ‘Ev’rybody’s Gonna Be Happy (demo)’
4. ‘Long Tall Sally’
5. ‘I Took My Baby Home’
6. ‘You Still Want Me’
7. ‘You Do Something To Me’
8. ‘You Really Got Me’
9. ‘It’s All Right’
10. ‘Beautiful Delilah (alternate mono mix)’
11. ‘Just Can’t Go To Sleep’
12. ‘I’m A Lover, Not A Fighter (alternate mono mix)’
13. ‘Little Queenie (Live at the Playhouse Theatre, 1964)’
14. ‘Too Much Monkey Business (alternate take)’
15. ‘Stop Your Sobbing (mono)’
16. ‘All Day And All Of The Night’
17. ‘I Gotta Move’
18. ‘I Gotta Go Now’
19. ‘I’ve Got That Feeling (Live At Piccadilly Studios, 1964)’
20. ‘Tired Of Waiting For You’
21. ‘Come On Now (alternate mix)’
22. ‘Look For Me Baby’
23. ‘Nothin’ In The World Can Stop Me Worryin’ ‘Bout That Girl’
24. ‘Wonder Where My Baby Is Tonight’
25. ‘Don’t Ever Change’
26. ‘You Shouldn’t Be Sad’
27. ‘Something Better Beginning’
28. ‘Ev’rybody’s Gonna Be Happy’
29. ‘Who’ll Be The Next In Line (session excerpt; backing track, take one)’
30. ‘Who’ll Be The Next In Line (alternate mix)’
31. ‘Set Me Free’
32. ‘I Need You’
33. ‘Interview: Clay Cole Meets The Kinks Recorded June 17, 1965′

DISC TWO

1. ‘See My Friends’
2. ‘Never Met A Girl Like You Before’
3. ‘I Go To Sleep (demo)’
4. ‘A Little Bit Of Sunlight (demo)’
5. ‘Tell Me Now So I’ll Know (alternate demo)’
6. ‘When I See That Girl Of Mine (demo)’
7. ‘There’s A New World Just Opening For Me (demo)’
8. ‘This Strange Effect (Live at Aeolian Hall, 1965)’
9. ‘Hide And Seek (Live at Aeolian Hall, 1965)’
10. ‘A Well Respected Man’
11. ‘Such A Shame’
12. ‘Don’t You Fret’
13. ‘Till The End Of The Day’
14. ‘Where Have All The Good Times Gone’
15. ‘Milk Cow Blues’
16. ‘I Am Free’
17. ‘The World Keeps Going Round’
18. ‘I’m On An Island’
19. ‘You Can’t Win’
20. ‘Time Will Tell’
21. ‘Dedicated Follower Of Fashion (session excerpt, takes 1-3)’
22. ‘Dedicated Follower Of Fashion (single version)’
23. ‘Sittin’ On My Sofa’
24. ‘She’s Got Everything (backing track, take two)’
25. ‘She’s Got Everything (alternate mono mix)’
26. ‘Mr. Reporter (version one)’
27. ‘All Night Stand (demo)’

DISC THREE

1. ‘Sunny Afternoon (mono)’
2. ‘I’m Not Like Everybody Else (mono)’
3. ‘Dandy (mono)’
4. ‘Party Line (mono)’
5. ‘Rosy Won’t You Please Come Home (mono)’
6. ‘Too Much On My Mind (mono)’
7. ‘Session Man (mono)’
8. ‘Most Exclusive Residence For Sale (mono)’
9. ‘Fancy (mono)’
10. ‘Dead End Street (mono)’
11. ‘Big Black Smoke (alternate stereo mix)’
12. ‘Mr. Pleasant (stereo)’
13. ‘This Is Where I Belong (stereo)’
14. ‘Village Green (stereo)’
15. ‘Two Sisters (stereo)’
16. ‘Waterloo Sunset (Session excerpt; backing track take two)’
17. ‘Waterloo Sunset (stereo)’
18. ‘Act Nice And Gentle (stereo)’
19. ‘Harry Rag (stereo; session excerpt)’
20. ‘Harry Rag (stereo)’
21. ‘Death Of A Clown (stereo)’
22. ‘Love Me Till The Sun Shines (stereo)’
23. ‘David Watts (stereo)’
24. ‘Tin Soldier Man (stereo)’
25. ‘Afternoon Tea (alternate stereo mix)’
26. ‘Funny Face (stereo)’
27. ‘Lazy Old Sun (alternate stereo mix)’
28. ‘Susannah’s Still Alive (stereo)’
29. ‘Good Luck Charm (stereo)’

DISC FOUR

1. ‘Autumn Almanac (mono)’
2. ‘Lavender Hill (mono)’
3. ‘Rosemary Rose (stereo)’
4. ‘Wonderboy (mono)’
5. ‘Polly (mono)’
6. ‘Lincoln County (stereo single version)’
7. ‘Did You See His Name? (stereo with alternate ending)’
8. ‘Days (session excerpt)’
9. ‘Days (stereo)’
10. ‘Misty Water (alternate mix)’
11. ‘Do You Remember Walter (mono)’
12. ‘Picture Book (mono)’
13. ‘Johnny Thunder (stereo remix)’
14. ‘Big Sky (mono)’
15. ‘Animal Farm (mono)’
16. ‘Starstruck (mono)’
17. ‘Pictures In The Sand (mono)’
18. ‘People Take Pictures Of Each Other (European stereo mix)’
19. ‘Interview: Ray Davies talks about Village Green Preservation Society’
20. ‘The Village Green Preservation Society (Live at the Playhouse Theatre, 1968)’
21. ‘Hold My Hand (stereo)’
22. ‘Creeping Jean (stereo)’
23. ‘Berkeley Mews (stereo)’
24. ‘Till Death Us Do Part (mono)’
25. ‘When I Turn Out The Living Room Light (mono)’
26. ‘Where Did My Spring Go (mono)’
27. ‘Plastic Man (stereo)’
28. ‘King Kong (mono)’
29. ‘This Man He Weeps Tonight (mono)’
30. ‘Reprise U.S. tour spot’

DISC FIVE

1. ‘Victoria (stereo)’
2. ‘Some Mother’s Son (stereo)’
3. ‘Drivin’ (stereo)’
4. ‘Shangri-La (stereo)’
5. ‘She’s Bought A Hat Like Princess Marina (stereo)’
6. ‘Young And Innocent Days (stereo)’
7. ‘Mindless Child Of Motherhood (stereo)’
8. ‘Lola (mono)’
9. ‘Apeman (stereo)’
10. ‘Strangers (stereo)’
11. ‘Get Back In The Line (stereo)’
12. ‘Anytime (stereo)’
13. ‘This Time Tomorrow (stereo)’
14. ‘A Long Way From Home (stereo)’
15. ‘Powerman (stereo)’
16. ‘Got To Be Free (stereo)’
17. ‘Dreams (stereo)’
18. ‘Moments (stereo)’
19. ‘The Way Love Used To Be (stereo)’
20. ‘God’s Children (stereo)’

 

Various Artists: Millions Like Us: The Story of the Mod Revival 1977-1989

Millions like us

“Millions like us” is the best so-far document on the Mod revival scene of the late 70’ and 80’ including 100 tracks by all the important genre bands. Among the others the box set presents tracks never before issued on CD and “Top 40 UK” hit singles by Secret Affair, The Chords, The Lambrettas, The Untouchables and The Truth.

Track Listing:

Disc One

1.    The New Hearts – Just Another Teenage Anthem
2.    The Exists – The Fashion Plague
3.    The Reaction – I Can’t Resist
4.    Strangeways – All The Sounds Of Fear (Demo)
5.    Sema 4 – Sema 4 Messages
6.    Speedball – No Survivors
7.    The Jolt – See Saw
8.    The Cigarettes – They’re Back Again, Here They Come
9.    The Killermeters – Why Should It Happen To Me
10.    The Donkeys – What I Want
11.    Secret Affais – Time For Action
12.    Purple Hearts – Millions Like Us
13.    The Chords – Now It’s Gone
14.    Back To Zero – Your Side Of Heaven
15.    Squire – Walking Down The Kings Road
16.    Merton Parkas – Plastic Smile
17.    The Crooks- Modern Boys
18.    Untamed Youth – Untamed Youth
19.    The First Steps – The Beat Is Back
20.    The Nips – Gabrielle
21.    The Teenbeats – Strength Of The Nation
22.    The Lambrettas – Go Steady
23.    Long Tall Shorty – 1970’s Boy
24.    Les Elite – Career Girls
25.    Beggar – Don’t Throw Your Life Away (live)
26.    The Mods – Let Me Be The One (live)

Disc Two

1.    The Circles – Opening Up
2.    The Odds – Saturday Night
3.    Seventeen – Bank Holiday Weekend
4.    The Most – Carefree
5.    The Scene – Hey Girl
6.    The Same – Wild About You
7.    The Vandells – Bank Holiday
8.    The Directions – Three Bands Tonite
9.    The Chords – Maybe Tomorrow
10.    Sta – Prest – School Days
11.    9 Below Zero – Pack Fair And Square (previously unissued demo)
12.    The Accidents – Blood Spattered With Guitars
13.    MI5 – Television Screen Heroes
14.    Secret Affair – My World
15.    Q-TIPS – S.Y.S.L.J.F.M. (The Letter Song)
16.    Red Beans And Rice – That Driving Beat
17.    Dead Beats – Choose You
18.    The Letters – Nobody Loves Me
19.    The Name – Fuck Art Let’s Dance (Demo)
20.    The Lambrettas – D-a-a-ance
21.    Squire – My Mind Goes Round In Circles
22.    The Scene – I’ve Had Enough
23.    D.C.10’s – I Can See Through Walls
24.    Run 229 – Soho
25.    The Fixations – No Way Out
26.    Two Tone Pinks – Don’t Lecture Me

Disc Three

1.    Small Hours – The Kid
2.    Weekend – Tina’s Party
3.    The Upset – Only For Sheep (previously unissued)
4.    The Amber Squad – Can We Go Dancing
5.    The Times – Red With Purple Flashes
6.    The Hearbeats – Go
7.    The Dodos – Blind To Fiction
8.    The Retreads – Would You Listen Girl
9.    Long Tall Shorty – Win Or Lose
10.    The Gents – The Faker
11.    The Clues – No Vacancies
12.    The Onlookers – You And I
13.    Small World – Love Is Dead
14.    Purple Hearts – Plane Crash (Respond version)
15.    The Stripes – One Step Ahead
16.    Direct Hits – Modesty Blaise
17.    The Diplomats – I’ll Keep On Holding On
18.    The Truth – Confusion (Hits Us Everytime)
19.    The Prisoners – Hurricane
20.    Fast Eddie – I Don’t Need No Doctor
21.    The Jet Set – Wednesday Girl
22.    Dee Walker – Jump Back
23.    The Way Out – Time Moves Us On
24.    Manual Scan – Nothing You Can Do
25.    Mod Fun – I Am With You

Disc Four

1.    The Scene – Something That You Said
2.    Stupidity – Bend Don’t Break
3.    The Moment – In This Town
4.    The Untouchables – Free Yourself
5.    The Combine – Dreams Come True
6.    The All Jacks – Guilty
7.    Makin’ Time – Here Is My Number
8.    The Co-Stars – Kiss And Make Up
9.    The Boss – One Good Reason
10.    The Blades – The Last Man In Europe
11.    5:30! – Catcher In The Rye
12.    Solid State – Train To London Town
13.    Eleanor Rigby – I Want To Sleep With You
14.    The Rage – Looking For You
15.    The Threads – Step Back
16.    The Risk – Jobs For The Boys
17.    James Taylor Quartet – Blow Up
18.    The Kick – Julie London
19.    The Reflection A.O.B. – All I Want To Be
20.    Studio 68 – Get Out Of My Hair
21.    The Leepers – Paint In A Day
22.    The Clique – Worming
23.    The Aardvarks – Arthur C. Clarke

Label: Cherry Red

Release date: December 6, 2014

On December 12, 1985.

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On December 12, 1985, Ian Stewart died of a heart attack aged 47. Excellent keyboard player, Stewart was co-founder of The Rolling Stones (the first one to respond to Brian Jones’s ad in “Jazz News” of 2 May 1962, seeking musicians for a new rhythm & blues band). Although being dismissed from The Rolling Stones in 1963 by the manager Andrew Loog Oldham, he remained with the band as road manager and piano player. Stewart played on all The Rolling Stones albums between 1964 and 1983, except for “Beggars Banquet”. He also played piano on Led Zeppelin’s “Rock and Roll” and “Boogie with Stu”,

On December 10, 1973.

World renowned East Village club CBGB's faces closure

On December 10, 1973, “CBGB” club was open by Hilly Kristal at 315 Bowery, intersecting Bleecker Street, in the East Village. New York. The name “CBGB” stands for country, bluegrass and blues, Kristal’s original idea but “CBGB” soon became a legend  punk and new wave venue. The Ramones, Television, Patti Smith Group, Blondie, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts and Talking Heads are just some of the bands that performed in the club.

The club closed on October 15, 2006, with the final concert by Patti Smith.