blondie Archive

10 Sep 2020

Jumping the Musical Shark: Blondie

In the late 1970s, Blondie was the “it” band. They could do no wrong, releasing seven Top 40 hits and four No. 1 singles in the span of two short years. Their hits ranged from power pop
11 Sep 2018

70 Songs that Didn’t Make the Hot 100 – Part 2

Today we feature several gods in rock and pop music who didn’t chart. It shows you that even the great can fail, given the right circumstances. “Girls on Film” – Duran Duran (1981). This song even had
20 May 2011

12 Songs for the Apocalypse

Sigh. The end of the world is coming tomorrow. Or at least, the Rapture is. Allegedly. I had put it on my calendar, had meant to clean out the fish tank, buy some new pants, make a