Record Machine: Absolute Beginners/Funeral Pyre by The Jam

This EP is more officially called The Jam, but it is record company Polydor putting two different singles and their B-sides together in one volume. Neither “Absolute Beginners” nor “Funeral Pyre” appear on any of The Jam’s studio albums, but both songs charted at #4 on the UK Singles Chart. The Jam, as an EP, made it to #176 on the Billboard 200.

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Dispatches from Ladyblogland are Back from Vacay

Thanks to the lovely Sara Habein for helping me while I trotted the globe for two weeks. Let’s see what’s up, shall we?

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News Appetizers: Frustrations with The Man Edition

On this Friday afternoon – whether you’re lamenting the cost of putting gas in your car, or maybe you’ve received new work wardrobe requirements, and you know, orange MusicTown aprons really don’t suit you – there’s just one thing to do…

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Mid-Week News: Margaret Thatcher Will Haunt Your Dreams

Welcome back, muffins, kittens, poodles, and oh! Well, you know, put in there whatever you want. Here we are again, taking to the brimming ether to highlight the week’s events that are enough to send us running for the hills and screaming for mom. So let’s hold each other close and hide under these blankets, because when the news gets heavy, all you have to do is hold me closer, you tiny dancer. Read More Mid-Week News: Margaret Thatcher Will Haunt Your Dreams