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POP Goes The World!

Jan 2017

POP Goes The Way Back Machine




We’ll crank back The Way Back Machine to 1987.

30 years ago.

You know what that means?

It means these tracks are no longer “retro”.

They’re “oldies”.

Sleep tight, buttercup!




Artist Song Album               Year            
Love & Rockets No New Tale To Tell Earth, Sun, and Moon   1987
The Jesus and Mary Chain Happy When It Rains Darklands   1987
Lloyd Cole & The Commotions My Bag Mainstream   1987
The Hoodoo Gurus What's My Scene Blow Your Cool   1987
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Depeche Mode Never Let Me Down Again Music For The Masses   1987
New Order Touched By The Hand Of God     1987
Erasure Victim Of Love The Circus   1987
Flesh For Lulu I Go Crazy Long Live The New Flesh   1987
The Cure The Perfect Girl Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me   1987
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The Smiths Stop Me If You Think You've Heard This One Before Strangeways, Here We Come   1987
The Housemartins The People Who Grinned Themselves To Death The People Who Grinned Themselves To Death   1987
Aztec Camera Somewhere In My Heart Love   1987
Julian Cope Trampolene Saint Julian   1987
Close Lobsters In Spite Of These Times Foxheads Stalk Thios Land   1987
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The Bats North By North Daddy's Highway   1987
The Gun Club Bill Bailey Mother Juno   1987
The Wedding Present Getting Nowhere Fast George Best   1987
Scruffy The Cat Tiny Days Tiny Days   1987
Guadalcanal Diary And Your Bird Can Sing (Beatles cover) 2X4   1987
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The Replacements Alex Chilton Plesed To Meet Me   1987
Hüsker Dü Could You Be The One Warehouse: Songs and Stories   1987
The Downsiders Another Horns Cry The Downsiders   1987
Game Theory The Waist and The Knees Lolita Nation   1987
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Pixies Vamos (pilgrim) Come On Pilgrim   1987
Dinosaur Jr. Little Fury Things You're Living All Over Me   1987
Sonic Youth Schizophrenia Sister   1987
Sisters Of Mercy This Corrosion Floodland   1987
The Ramones I Wanna Live Halfway To Sanity   1987
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Faith No More Faster Disco Introduce Yourself   1987
Happy Mondays 24 Hour Party People Squirrel and G-Man Twenty Four Hour Party People Plastic Face Carnt Smile (White Out)   1987
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Men Without Hats Pop Goes The World Pop Goes The World   1987
Jan 2017

POP Goes The Glass Ceiling




Saluting all the women marching on D.C. (and around the world) tomorrow.



Artist Song Album             Year
tUnE-yArDs My Country WHOKILL   2011
Yeah Yeah Yeahs Y Control Fever To Tell   2003
Jennifer Trynin Happier Cockamamie   1994
Sonic Youth Kool Thing Goo   1990
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The Pretenders Money Talk Last Of The Independents   1994
Elastica Line Up Elastica   1995
Crushed Out Temper Tantrum Want To Give   2012
Horrorpops Boot2Boot Kiss Kiss Kill Kill   2008
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The Ettes Girls Are Mad Look At Life Again Soon   2008
Noisettes Sister Rosetta What's The Time, Mr. Wolf?   2007
Peaches Search & Destroy (Stooges cover) War Child - Heroes Vol. 1   2009
Alice Russel Seven Nation Army (White Stripes Cover) Under The Munka Moon Selection   2007
The BellRays Tell The Lie Have A Little Faith   2006
Luscious Jackson Pele Merengue Natural Ingredients   1994
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The Dresden Dolls Girl Anachronism The Dresden Dolls   2004
Deerhoof The Devil and His Anarchic Surrealist Retinue The Magic   2016
Fiona Apple Fast As You Can When the Pawn...   1999
Lauren Christy Breed Breed   1997
Lauren Hoffman Rock Star Megiddo   1997
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Girls At Our Best Getting Nowhere Fast Pleasure   1981
Bettie Serveert Kid's Alright Palomine   1993
Sandi Thom I Wish I Was A Punk Rocker (with flowers in my hair) Smile.....It Confuses People   2006
Grace Jones Nipple To The Bottle Living My Life   1982
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Those Darlins Mystic Minds Screws Get Loose   2011
Cocktail Slippers You Do Run St. Valentine's Day Massacre   2009
Blondie Rip Her To Shreds Blondie   1976
Morningwood New York Girls Morningwood   2006
Beverly All The Things Careers   2014
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Ponytail Beg Waves Ice Cream Spiritual   2008
The Garbers Haiku What Not To Wear   2012
Shannon & The Clams Troublemaker I Wanna Go Home   2009
Joan Jett Bad Reputation     1981
X Beyond and Back Wild Gift   1981
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Brazilian Girls Pussy Brazilian Girls   2005
Jan 2017

A new year. A new attitude.





Artist Song Album                Year
Supergrass Mary Supergrass   2000
Miracle Workers Way Back When Their Sympathetic Majesties Request   2012
Mikal Cronin Apathy Mikal Cronin   2011
Ringo Deathstar Imagine Hearts Colour Trip   2011
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Matt Berry Lord Above The Small Hours   2016
King Khan & The Shrines Born To Die Idle No More   2013
The Easybeats Good Times Vigil   1968
Robert Lester Folsom Written In Your Hair Ode To A Rainy Day: Archives 1972-1975   2014
The Masonics Ooh-Poo-Pa-Doo Sympathetic Sounds Of London - Recorded At Toe-Rag Studios   2012
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The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion Bellbottoms Orange   1994
Chain & The Gang If I Only Had A Brain In Cool Blood   2012
Anger Olson Shut Up Kiss Me My Woman   2016
Demolition Doll Rods Get It On On   2004
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Soledad Brothers Break 'Em On Down Live   2003
The Little Killers Jenna Lee The Little Killers   2003
Coachwhips You Gonna Get It Bangers Vs. F*ckers   2003
Speedball Baby Hanky-Joe Danger The Blackout   2002
The Woggles Baby, I'll Trust You When You're Dead Big Beat   2013
The Manikins I Want My Baby Dead Crocodiles   2008
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APB Shoot You Down Something To Believe In   1985
B Boys Get A Grip No Worry No Mind   2016
Radkey Cat & Mouse Cat & Mouse   2013
The Spaceshi*s Can't Fool With Me Misbehavin'   1999
Mind Spiders Beat Meltdown   2012
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The Mooney Suzuki Shake That Bush Alive & Amplified   2004
The Sights How Do You Sleep? Most Of What Follows Is True   2010
Dirty Fences All I Want Too High To Kross   2016
Let's Wrestle We Are The Men You'll Grow To Love Soon In The Court Of The Wrestling Let's   2009
The Frowning Clouds All Night Long All Night Long   2011
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Total Control Carpet Rash Henge Bet   2011
S.C.U.M. Whitechapel Again Into Eyes   2011
Adult Books Firewalking Running From The Blows   2016
Cool Ghouls Animal Races Animal Races   2016
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Thee Mighty Ceasars Wiley Coyote Surely They Were The Sons Of God!   1990






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