Aug. 21st, 2005

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Courtesy of [livejournal.com profile] claudacity

Take a look at http://www.musicoutfitters.com/resources.htm, scroll down to the bottom, and pick your birth year. It'll give you a list of the top 100 songs for that year. Cut and paste, bold if you like it (or at least won't turn the radio away from it), underline the one you like best, blah.

I'm not even going to bother cutting and pasting the list, most of them are either horrible, dead, or pointless beyond belief - 1977 was, according to this list, the year of Abba, Star Wars, and nothing much else.

Of course, if we look at Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1977_in_music - it tells a slightly different story. 1977 was the year the King died and Dylan's wife filed for divorce, Dire Straits started playing, the Clash headlined at the Roxy, and just a few albums came out.

Blondie - Blondie
Slowhand - Eric Clapton
Peter Gabriel - Peter Gabriel
Bat out of Hell - Meat Loaf
Never Mind The Bollocks Here's The Sex Pistols - The Sex Pistols

So, that's 1977 for you. Slow year, eh?

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