U2 release their debut album on October 20, 1980.
It’s #417 on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.
October 8, 1980 ~
Talking Heads release their fourth album. It’s #129 on Rolling Stone’s
500 Greatest Albums of All Time. The Library of Congress deemed the album “culturally, historically, or artistically significant”, and selected it for preservation in their National Recording Registry in 2017.
It’s in my Top 5 greatest songs of all time. And it turns 40 today …
The fourth album from U2 turns 35 today … released on October 1, 1984. The album is produced by Brian Eno and Daniel Lanois.
The debut album from Talking Heads ~ Talking Heads: 77 ~ is released on September 16, 1977. It’s #290 on Rolling Stone’s
500 Greatest Albums of All Time.
September 15, 1986 ~ Elvis Costello reunites with the original Attactions and producer Nick Lowe and releases
Blood and Chocolate.
The debut album from British punkers The Slits turns 40 — released on September 7, 1979.
(Cobain was particularly fond of “Typical Girls.”)
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August 28, 1978 ~ Devo release their debut album. Honestly — no one quite knew what to think.
Considered by many to be the beginning of the Alternative Rock movement, the debut album from The Mats is released on August 25, 1981 …
Stop! August 21, 1990 ~ Jane’s Addiction release their second and last before their break-up … their first break-up.