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Chris Stein on Twitter

Chris Stein’s Cult Twitter Account Ahead of the archival project, Blondie Against the Odds 1974-1982, Chris Stein has been providing Twitter with one of the

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Vale Chris Bailey

The Ed Kuepper Photograph Classic photographs from Rennie Ellis (at the Tiger Room in 1977) to Bailey’s creative partner Ed Kuepper @EdKuepper broke the sad

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ALBUMS. MUSICIANS. MEMORABILIA. PLAYLISTS

WELCOME

WELCOME TO September 2022.


Welcome to AMMP for July, August and September 2022. Kate Bush celebrates her birthday on 30th July and we take a look at her life and music in astrology and Tarot. Joe Strummer was born on 21st August – find out how The Clash are immortalised in the streets of Brixton. Also this quarter? Chris Stein on Twitter. And John Peel’s playlists.


HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THESE LEGENDS, PAST AND PRESENT


July 1 Debbie Harry
July 3 Judith Durham
July 3 Vince Clarke
July 7 Ringo Starr
July 7 Lynval Golding
July 13 Roger McGuinn
July 15 Ian Curtis
July 16 Desmond Dekker
July 16 Stewart Copeland
July 17 Mick Tucker
July 19 Brian May
July 21 Paul Cook
July 26 Roger Taylor
July 28 Steve Took
July 30 Rat Scabies
July 30 Kate Bush
July 31 Norman Cook
August 9 Bruce Thomas
August 11 Joe Jackson
August 13 Feargal Sharkey
August 20 Robert Plant
August 20 Phil Lynott
August 21 Joe Strummer
August 21 Budgie
August 23 Keith Moon
August 23 Shaun Ryder
August 25 Elvis Costello
August 28 Hugh Cornwell
August 30 John Phillips
August 30 John Peel
August 31 Glenn Tilbrook
September 1 Bruce Foxton
September 4 Martin Chambers
September 5 Al Stewart
September 5 Freddie Mercury
September 6 Roger Waters
September 7 Chrissie Hynde
September 11 Richard Ashcroft
September 14 Amy Winehouse
September 17 Fee Waybill
September 18 Dee Dee Ramone
September 18 Joanne Catherall
September 19 Cass Elliott
September 19 Lol Creme
September 19 Jarvis Cocker
September 25 Steve Severin
September 30 Marc Bolan


WHAT TO PLAY NOW

WHAT TO PLAY THIS September


John Peel’s Playlist

John Peel, whose birthday falls this quarter, talks to Desert Island Discs about his family, father, vinyl records, going to boarding school, his brothers, working in Dallas, The Beatles and changing his name. He also talks about Punk, rejecting U2, Dire Straits, The Police and Springsteen in his shows and ticks off The Undertones’ Teenage Kicks and The Fall’s Eat Y’self Fitter among others. Peel’s book choice? Dance To The Music Of Time – Anthony Powell.  


MEMORABILIA OF THE MONTH


Against the Odds photograph: Chris Stein

Blondie on Red Vinyl in August 2022

It’s taken six years, but as Chris Stein confirms, with these photographs from his Twitter account, the 1974-1982 Blondie archive will be ready at the end of August.

The new red vinyl Against the Odds Blondie box set is coming on August 26th 2022 on pre-order. 


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