List: Top 5ive Albums Of The 1980s

Everyone loves lists, right? Well then, here comes a list: the best albums of the 1980s. Any such "Top" list having to do with music is going to be controversial, of course. But this one may be less so than others, at least for me. These five albums simply stand out from all the rest. … Continue reading List: Top 5ive Albums Of The 1980s

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London Calling

It was 30 years ago this spring that music--both my own and the world's at large--got an incredible jolt. The Clash album London Calling was released in England in December of 1979, and in the U.S. in January 1980. Normally I'm not an "early adopter" of new music, but thanks to my good friend Geoff, … Continue reading London Calling