The Alphabetical Archive for 15 July 2012: Abecedarians

I’m going to try something new.  Every day, I’ll post a song recommendation from my record collection. We’ll go through the damn thing in alphabetical order until we reach “Z.”  If there’s sufficient interest, I’ll start again.

Abecedarians were an LA-based rock band who managed to get a deal with Tony Wilson’s Manchester-based Factory Records.  Although they were around for a dozen years, they only really cut through with this one track, a 12-inch single from the spring of 1985.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

One thought on “The Alphabetical Archive for 15 July 2012: Abecedarians

  • July 16, 2012 at 1:27 am

    Excellent choice! The first song on my Ipod in alphabetical order by group.


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