Sunday, June 28, 2009

June 28 - July 11, 1979

Smash Hits June 28 - July 11, 1979
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Cover: Gary Numan
Centrespread: The Skids
Back cover: Phil Lynott
Interviews: Eddy Grant; Gary Numan; Chas 'n' Dave;
Bitz: Gerry Rafferty's all-time top ten; Anita Ward; Squeeze on Top of the Pops; Paul Weller's 21st birthday party
Lyrics: Sunday Girl - Blondie; C'Mon Everybody - The Sex Pistols; At Home He's A Tourist - Gang of Four; Babylon's Burning - The Ruts; Do Anything You Want To - Thin Lizzy; Old Siam, Sir - Wings; Summertime Blues - Eddie Cochran; Lady Lynda - Beach Boys; Head Over Heels In Love - Kevin Keegan; The Lone Ranger - Quantum Jump; Go West - Village People
Single reviews (Cliff White): Bad Girls - Donna Summer; Can't Stand Losing You - The Police; Playground Twist - Siouxsie & the Banshees; Good Times - Chic
Album reviews (Red Starr): Duty Now For The Future - Devo; Back To The Egg - Wings; Three Imaginary Boys - The Cure; It's Alive - The Ramones

Sunday, June 14, 2009

June 14 - 27, 1979

Smash Hits June 14 - 27, 1979
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Cover: Donna Summer
Centrespread: Bryan Ferry
Back cover: Cheap Trick
Interviews: The Tubes; The Boomtown Rats; Donna Summer
Bitz: Gary Numan's all time top ten; Abba tour; Boney M tour; Blondie fan club info
Lyrics: Up The Junction - Squeeze; Are Friends Electric? - Tubeway Army; Girls Talk - Dave Edmunds; We Are Family - Sister Sledge; Ring My Bell - Anita Ward; Who Were You With In The Moonlight? - Dollar; What A Waste - Ian Dury & the Blockheads; Gertcha - Chas & Dave
Single reviews (Cliff White): Up The Junction - Squeeze; At Home He's A Tourist - Gang Of Four; Go West - Village People; They Don't Know - Kirsty MacColl; Head Over Heels In Love - Kevin Keegan; The Day My Baby Gave Me A Surprise - Devo
Album reviews (Red Starr): Waves - Patti Smith Group; Discovery - Electric Light Orchestra; Replicas - Tubeway Army