Tag: 1987

The Silencers, A Letter From St. Paul, 1987 on RCA Victor (US).

The Silencers, A Letter From St. Paul, 1987 on RCA Victor (US). That’s St. Paul as in Minneapolis, not the Apostle. Loved the local Minnesota reference from a…

Camper Van Beethoven, Vampire Can Mating Oven, 1987 on Pitch-a-Tent Records.

Camper Van Beethoven, Vampire Can Mating Oven, 1987 on Pitch-a-Tent Records. Early EP including a cover of Photograph (the Ringo Starr solo song cowritten with George Harrison)

Thompson Twins, Close to the Bone, 1987 on Arista.

Thompson Twins, Close to the Bone, 1987 on Arista. Later Thompson Twins without Joe Leeway

U2, Et Tu, Bono?, 1987 on Rockwell & Good.

U2, Et Tu, Bono?, 1987 on Rockwell & Good. Bootleg of some TV appearances from ’86 and “87 – Old Grey Whistle Test, TV GaGa, Late Late Show,…

The Long Ryders, Two Fisted Tales, 1987 on Island.

The Long Ryders, Two Fisted Tales, 1987 on Island. Picked up this copy at Island Music on Matha’s Vineyard – great late 80s country rock garage LP

Hooters, One Way Home, 1987 on Columbia.

Hooters, One Way Home, 1987 on Columbia. The band’s name is not related to the, uh, “theme” restaurant (or its referents0 but to the Melodica. Third LP –…

Art of Noise, Re-Works of Art of Noise, 1987 on Chrysalis.

Art of Noise, Re-Works of Art of Noise, 1987 on Chrysalis. Three extended tracks and three live versions from Hammersmith Odeon.

U2, With or Without You, 1987 on Island.

U2, With or Without You, 1987 on Island. 12″ single with Luminous Times (Hold on to Love) and Walk to the Water. I love U2 b-sides from this…

Defenestration, Dali Does Windows, 1987 on Relativity

Defenestration was Tyson Todd Meade’s band from Norman OK, before Chainsaw Kittens. ( @ttmeade on instagram, http://twitter.com/dadacameltalk & tysonmeade.com) . He’s got new music out again . ….

New Year’s Day U2

Got a promotional email from Wolgang’s Vault pointing to U2’s September 18, 1987 show at the Boston Garden, from the Joshua Tree tour. Thanks to a well placed…