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Jeffrey Morgan’s Media Blackout


Well this is MB22! I say oh, my and a-boo-hoo! • Black MariaLead Us to Reason (Victory) :: Never place an ad that says: Lead Singer Wanted, Personality Not Required. • Armor For SleepWhat to do When You Are Dead (Equal Vision) :: Never answer an ad that says: Lead Singer With No Personality Looking For Band. • KaddisflyBuy Our Intention (Hopeless) :: Well, that’s three for three. • FacesOoh-La-La (Warner Bros.) :: Personality! • The Everyothers (Hautlab) :: Personality! • David BowiePinups (RCA) :: Personality! • Mott The HoopleMott (Columbia) :: Personality! • Lene Lovich — Stateless (Stiff) :: Personality! • David Lee RothSonrisa Salvaje (Warner Bros.) :: Personality! • The StoogesFunhouse (Elektra) :: Personality! • Alice CooperKiller (Warner Bros.) :: Personality! • New York DollsIn Too Much Too Soon (Mercury) :: Personality! • Leon Russell (Shelter) :: Personality! • SladeSlayed? (Polydor) :: Personality! • Elvis CostelloArmed Forces (Columbia) :: Personality! • Bob MarleyLive (Island) :: Personality! • Ted Nugent & The Amboy DukesSurvival of the Fittest (Polydor) :: What, are you kidding? • Robert PalmerSneakin’ Sally Through the Alley (Island) :: Personality! • AerosmithRocks (Columbia) :: Personality! • SparksPropaganda (Island) :: Personality! • Roxy MusicCountry Life (Atco) :: Personality! • NicoDesertshore (Reprise) :: Personality! • John CaleFear (Island) :: Personality! • The DiodesTired of Waking Up Tired (Epic) :: Personality! • T. RexThe Slider (Reprise) :: Personality! • Grand FunkGrand Funk (Capitol) :: Personality! • Be Bop DeluxeModern Music (Harvest) :: Personality! • Pete TownshendWho Came First (Decca) :: Personality! • SIZZLING PLATTERS OF THE WEEK: All of the above, minus the first three. Thus endeth the lesson. • Be seeing you!

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