Yesterdays Vinyl... Today's Discovery's
There are two records I am going to delve into today, both 12’ singles. The first is The Adult Net “Waking Up In The Sun”. The Adult Net was a British band Fronted by Brix Smith former member of The Fall and former wife of The Fall singer Mark E. Smith. Around 1980 Brix moved to Chicago with a school friend and played a few local shows under the name Branda Dratsing. Introduced...
Phil Lynott: Solo On Soho
So this week, digging around at Salvation Army on Clybourn Ave, I found Phil Lynott’s first solo release, Solo In Soho. Released in 1980 and featuring members of Thin Lizzy, Ultravox, Mark Knopfler and Huey Lewis(!!), this album came out at a time that Thin Lizzy was doing quite well. Mixing 80’s electronics on Tattoo (later covered by Huey Lewis) and Yellow Pearl (thanks to Midge Ure...
This Weeks Other Finds
This week’s other finds: R.E.M. - Life’s Rich Pageant R.E.M. - Fables Of The Reconstruction Glen Campbell - Rhinestone Cowboy The Doobie Brothers - Toulouse Street Simple Minds - Sparkle In The Rain The Knack - Get The Knack