doubleplusgood

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Artist Song Album Label Comments
The Who Armenia City in the Sky The Who Sell Out Track Records 1967
The Who Mary Anne with the Shaky Hand The Who Sell Out Track Records 1967
Thee Midniters Jump, Jive & Harmonize Jump, Jive & Harmonize / Looking Out A Window Whittier Records 1967; Los Angeles, CA garage rock group active in the mid-1960s
Los Hitters Delincuentes Delincuentes Martian Records 2001; Mexican Rock 'N Roll band formed in Tijuana, Mx. in 1964. One of the many bands of the first wave of Rock sung in Spanish where the translation to Spanish of current rock 'n roll songs was the norm. The Hitters focused on British Invasion era songs and they recorded 3 albums between 1965-1969.
Yma Sumac Malambo No. 1 Mambo! Capitol 1954; Peruvian soprano exotica
Talking Heads I Zimbra Fear of Music Sire 1979; 3rd studio album. The song's lyrics are an adaptation of Dadaist Hugo Ball's poem "Gadji beri bimba". According to Sytze Steenstra in Song and Circumstance: The Work of David Byrne from Talking Heads to the Present, the music draws heavily on the African popular music Byrne was listening to at the time.
Sparks Propaganda Propaganda Island 1974; 4th studio album
Orange Juice You Old Eccentric Felicity EP Polydor 1982
Stereolab Space Moth Sound-Dust Elektra 2001; 7th studio album
Yellow Magic Orchestra Solid State Survivor Solid State Survivor Alfa Records 1979; 2nd studio album; Japanese electronic music band consisting of principal members Haruomi Hosono (bass, keyboards, vocals), Yukihiro Takahashi (drums, lead vocals) and Ryuichi Sakamoto (keyboards, vocals)
Air Le Voyage de Penelope Moon Safari Virgin 1998; Debut album by this French electronic music duo. It put them on the map.( The Silver Woman/The Money Girl- In English)
Laurie Anderson Blue Lagoon Mister Heartbreak 1984; 2nd studio album; contains Ariel's Song from "The Tempest"
Charles Dodge Changes Computer Music Nonesuch 1942; Recorded at the Princeton-Columbia Electronic Music Center! American composer best known for his electronic music, specifically his computer music.
Cheer-Accident The Autumn Wind Is A Pirate Introducing Lemon Skin Graft 2003; Chicago. Featuring Philadelphia-native and voice of NFL Films, (and of the original Wanamaker's Light Show,) the late John Facenda.
Astor Piazzolla y Su Quinteto Michelangelo '70 Adios Nonino Trova Records 1969; Founder of the style Tango Nuevo
Univers Zero Dense Ceux du Dehors Recommended Records 1981; 3rd studio album. Belgian R.I.O. led by drummer Daniel Denis
Magma Nono ATTAHK! Tomato 1978; 7th studio album. French zeuhl (sung in a fictional language) founded by drummer Christian Vander
King Crimson Starless Red Island 1974; 7th studio album. Touring for their 50th anniversary, coming to Philly September 23rd at The Met. The original chords and melody for "Starless" were written by the late John Wetton, who intended the song to be the title track of the group's previous album Starless and Bible Black, but Robert Fripp and Bill Bruford initially disliked the song and declined to record it for that album. "Starless" was later revived, its lyrics altered and a long instrumental section (based on a bass riff written by Bruford,) were added.
Brian Eno Third Uncle Taking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy) Island 1974; 2md solo album.
Adrian Belew Big Electric Cat Lone Rhino Island 1982; Solo debut. Touring right now.
David Byrne In the Future Music for "The Knee Plays" ECM 1985; composed for Robert Wilson's opera the CIVIL warS
Carla Bley Musique Mecanique (At Midnight)/III Musique Mecanique Watt/ECM 1979; Born Lovella May Borg in 1936, Carla Bley is American jazz composer, pianist, organist and bandleader who was an important figure in the American free-jazz movement of the 1960s.
Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band Tropical Hot Dog Night Shiny Beast (Bat Chain Puller) Warner 1978; 10th studio album. "Two flamingos in a fruit fight"
Soft Machine Why Are We Sleeping? The Soft Machine ABC Probe 1968; Debut. First Canterbury Scene psych-prog record I ever owned. Purchased at the old Book Trader on South Street around 1989