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Dear Lord, I sincerely hope you’re coming ’cause you really started something (Elvis Costello, 1977)

On Dec. 3, 1977, My Aim Is True, the debut album from Elvis Costello landed on the Billboard Top LPs & Tape chart at #139. It would peak at #32 (the album had been released during the summer in the … Continue reading

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You think I know nothing of the modern world (power-pop-punk trio The Jam, 1977)

On Nov. 18, 1977, The Jam released their second LP, This Is the Modern World, just six months after the release of their successful debut, In the City (reported to have been recorded in 11 days). Critics complained that This … Continue reading

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