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    Re: Suzi Quatro

    Suzi is releasing her new album "No Control" on March 29th on SPV/Steamhammer Records. I've heard the singles "No Soul/No Control" and "Macho Man", and they are terrific! The album was written by...
  2. Thread: Dollar

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    Dollar

    How many Dollar fans do we have on this forum?

    They were one of my favourite pop outfits as a kid and teenager, they looked and sounded great and had a wonderful chemistry between them on stage...
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    Re: The Dooleys

    My Dad was friends with The Dooleys in the late 70's when they lived in Manchester, as he was a well known cabaret pop artist in the nightclub scene back then. He took me and the family to meet them...
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    Re: The Britpop Bandwagon

    I liked Mike Flowers Pops, Denim, No Way Sis, Nancy Boy. Anyone like them?
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    Re: Fox, They of "Only You Can"

    The brainchild of Fox was American multitalented artist Kenny Young, who is a producer as well as a singer/songwriter/musician. Very prolific and engaging guy. After Noosha left Fox, Kenny Young...
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    Re: Suzi Quatro

    Suzi recently teamed up with Sweet's Andy Scott and Slade's drummer Don Powell to form a supergroup called QSP, and they recorded an album for Sony Music in Australia which reached the top 50 charts...
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    Re: Any Savage Garden Fans?

    I'm a fan of them. They were from my town of Brisbane, and the biggest selling Brisbane band since The Bee Gees. The song you have referenced is actually called "To The Moon And Back", and it's my...
  8. Thread: Sparks

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    Re: Sparks

    Great to see that the "Hippopotamus" album made it to No.7 in the UK albums charts recently, the first album to go Top 10 for them since "Propaganda" in 1974. They had a massive launch for it in the...
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    Re: Keith Chegwin

    I am absolutely stunned and saddened to hear the news. Swap Shop and Cheggers Plays Pop were an integral part of my pop culture youth back in the 70's and early 80's. Despite his inner demons with...
  10. Thread: Sparks

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    Re: Sparks

    New single "Hippopotamus" is out now on YouTube, and the album will be out in September. Sparks have signed with revitalised major label BMG worldwide, so it'll be quite easy to get. :)
  11. Thread: Sweet

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    Re: Sweet

    Andy Scott recently formed a supergroup with Suzi Quatro and Don Powell called QSP. They got a deal with Sony Music and toured Australia heavily in February, and I got to see them in Brisbane. They...
  12. Thread: Arrows

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    Re: Arrows

    Alan Merrill recently released a new album called "Cupid Deranged Redux", which came out on 14th February. It contains new songs by him as well as some reworkings of Arrows classics. :)
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    Re: Richard briers

    I remember the Dr. Who story "Paradise Towers" in which he played the Chief Caretaker. It was one of the worst stories ever.
  14. Thread: Haim

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    Haim

    Does anyone here like their new song "If I Could Change Your Mind"? It's a great track, got a lot of 80's cheesy keyboards and harmonies and good funky guitar riffs. Goes to show that the 70's -...
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    The YouTube 30 Day Retro Challenge

    OK, for those of you who have got YouTube channels (or if you don't currently have one, feel free to create one!), this is an idea that I started work on last night based on some of the "YouTube...
  16. Thread: Arrows

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    Re: Arrows

    Paul Varley, who is sadly no longer with us. RIP. <3
  17. Thread: Arrows

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    Re: Arrows

    Alan Merrill is a friend of mine on Facebook, and he still does Arrows songs with his trio to this day. See http://www.alanmerrill.com

    Terryi27, indeed they did and also wrote it. Alan told me...
  18. 90's retro grunge band exploits 70's fad in new video

    Who still remembers the craze for public streaking that was quite popular in the 70's, and inspired Ray Stevens' No.1 hit "The Streak" in 1974? Well, it's far from being dead as Brisbane grunge band...
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    Re: Who Was Your Dream Girl Of The 70s?

    Mine were:

    Janice the guitarist from The Muppet Show (I kid you not!)
    Bonnie Bowden from Sergio Mendes and Brasil '77
    Lindsay Wagner
    Suzi Quatro
    Marie Osmond
  20. Thread: The Bump

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    Re: The Bump

    The Bay City Rollers also covered the song in 1974: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NkUMaPlOurA
  21. Philips is leaving the consumer electronics industry

    For those who are fans of the electronic company Philips, I just read that a few months ago they are pulling out of the mass consumer electronics market and focusing on lighting and medical equipment...
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    RIP - Chrissy Amphlett

    Just heard that the legendary Australian rocker Chrissy Amphlett from 80s - 00's band Divinyls has passed away from cancer today. They had several hits in the 80's and 90's with songs like "Boys In...
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    Digital Music & Technology

    What does everybody reckon to the digital music revolution? Does it suck, or do you think it is helping to save the music industry?

    One thing for sure is that the whole music industry has...
  24. Morrissey & Rick Astley pic used for "The Last Of The Famous International Playboys"

    Two British pop legends who are supposedly poles apart artistically and aesthetically have surprised fans of both camps by appearing together on the front cover of the CD & digital download sleeve of...
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    Re: Golliwogs and monkeys in adverts

    Just because something might have a bad past doesn't mean that it is bad in itself. :-S
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