Strangeways presents the Definitive 120 Minutes Playlist, A Little Souvenir

Remember when Alternative was not yet mainstream? When there were no music blogs, no Sirius XM, no Spotify, Soundcloud, Facebook or MySpace? Where could you hear the new Morrissey, Cocteau Twins or Peter Murphy singles? Where could you discover exciting new artists like The Sundays, The Ocean Blue or The Primitives? You could either stay up all night to catch 120 Minutes on MTV with host Dave Kendall or set your trusty VCR to record and watch in the AM.

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Goodbye Ranking Roger

Ranking Roger of The English Beat and General Public has sadly passed away. Before I listened to New Order, before OMD or The Smiths, before anything new wave…I listened to General Public. They were my bridge band from the junk I was listening to at the time to what is now such a big part of my life.

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