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Coral and I did some record shopping on the weekend. We hit the new Talk’s Cheap store on Pandora at Government Street. In the old Regalia Store space.

He has tons of great 45s.  Coral and I are always looking for some more dance party hits for our vinyl sets so I loaded up on some UK chart toppers of the early 80s.

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DJ Notes

a-sides

01) The Police – “So Lonely”
02) Squeeze – “Another Nail in My Heart”
03) The Jam – “Going Underground”
04) Adam and the Ants – “Stand and Deliver”

b-sides

05) The Police – “No Time This Time”
06) Squeeze – “Pretty Thing”
07) The Jam – “The Dreams of Children”
08) Adam and the Ants – “Beat My Guest”

A whole bunch of great hits of the late 70s and early 80s.  The Police cut is the original 1978 single which went nowhere at the time.  The Police released their album Outlandos d’Amour.  When this record dropped it went nowhere.  The BBC didn’t get it.  A song about a prostitute? (Roxanne), suicide (Can’t Stand Losing You), loneliness (So Lonely).

But they soldiered on, toured, came to America and through hard work they were able to push through.  They ended up re-releasing many of these future hits in 1980 and the second time around, The Police began to chart. To this day, so many of the most endearing Police songs are these early singles.  Silly 1970s radio DJs.

Go with yourself.

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