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26 Baselines – Benga (#612)

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26 Baselines – Benga

Personnel:

Written By: Benga
Producer: Benga 
Record Label: Tempa

Releases

Original Release: Benga – Diary Of An Afro Warrior 
Original Release Date: 2008.03.10

Additional Releases:

2010 – Various Artists – Diplo Presents Dubstep 

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21st Century Schizoid Man – King Crimson (#584)

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21st Century Schizoid Man – King Crimson

Personnel:

Written By: King Crimson & Peter Sinfield 
Vocals, Bass: Greg Lake
Guitar: Robert Fripp
Drums:
Michael Giles 
Alto Sax:
Ian McDonald
Producer: King Crimson 
Studio: Wessex Sound Studios – London, England 
Record Label: Island

Lyrics:

Genius
Song Meanings

Releases

Original Release: King Crimson – In The Court Of The Crimson King 
Original Release Date: 1969.10.10

Additional Releases:

1986 – The Compact King Crimson 
1991 – Frame By Frame: The Essential King Crimson 
1993 – Sleepless: The Concise King Crimson 
2004 – The 21st Century Guide To King Crimson, Volume 1: 1969-1974

Live Versions:

1972 – Earthbound 
1975 – USA
1992 – The Great Deceiver
1997 – Epitaph 
2001 – VROOOM VROOOM
2004 – Live At Fillmore East, 1969
2016 – Radical Action To Unseat The Hold Of Monkey Mind 

Soundtrack Appearances:

2002 – Sonny 

Covers:

1970 – Flower Travellin’ Band 
1979 – April Wine – (Harder…Faster) 
1987 – Unrest – (Tink Of S.E.) 
1993 – Emerson, Lake & Palmer 
1997 – Voivod 
2005 – Ozzy Osbourne – (Under Cover) 
2010 – Gov’t Mule 
2013 – Fuzz 
2013 – Greg Lake 

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20th Century Boy – T. Rex (#571)

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20th Century Boy – T. Rex

Personnel:

Written By: Marc Bolan
Vocals, Guitar: Marc Bolan 
Bass:
Steve Currie 
Drums: Bill Legend 
Handclaps: Mickey Finn 
Background Vocals: Sue And Sunny 
Saxophone: Howard Casey 
Producer: Tony Visconti
Studio: Toshiba Recording Studios – Tokyo, Japan 
Record Label: T. Rex / EMI

Lyrics:

Genius
Song Meanings

Releases

Original Release: T. Rex – 20th Century Boy / Free Angel (Single)
Original Release Date: 1973

Additional Releases:

1986 – Tanx 
1991 – 20th Century Boy: The Best Of T. Rex 
1994 – Various Artists – The Best Rock Album In The World…Ever!
1999 – Millenium Collection 
2001 – Various Artists – As Seen On TV: Songs From Commercials 
2002 – 20th Century Boy: The Ultimate Collection 
2005 – Various Artists – Lords Of Dogtown: Music From The Motion Picture 

Soundtrack Appearances:

1999 – Detroit Rock City
2002 – Moonlight Mile
2003 – Wonderland
2005 – Lords Of Dogtown
2006 – Click
2010 – Get Him To The Greek
2010 – Somewhere
2013 – Grudge Match
2015 – All Things Must Pass: The Rise And Fall Of Tower Records

Covers:

1979 – Siouxsie & The Banshees
1983 – Girlschool 
1984 – The Replacements 
1993 – Adam Ant 
1998 – Buckethead 
1998 – Placebo 
2001 – Naked Raygun 
2006 – Def Leppard 
2006 – Yo La Tengo 
2011 – Adam Lambert 
2011 – Powerman 5000
2015 – Scott Weiland 
2015 – Ty Segal 
2015 – Waco Brothers 

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19th Nervous Breakdown – The Rolling Stones (#562)

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19th Nervous Breakdown – The Rolling Stones

Personnel:

Written By: Mick Jagger & Keith Richards
Vocals: Mick Jagger
Guitar, Vocals: Keith Richards
Guitar: Brian Jones
Bass: Bill Wyman 
Drums: Charlie Watts

Producer: Andrew Loog Oldham
Studio: RCA Studios – Hollywood, CA 
Record Label: London (US) / Decca (UK) 

Lyrics:

Genius
Song Meanings

Releases

Original Release: The Rolling Stones – 19th Nervous Breakdown / As Tears Go By (Single) 
Original Release Date: 1966.02.04

Additional Releases:

1966 – Big Hits (High Tide And Green Grass) 
1971 – Hot Rocks (1964-1971) 
1989 – Singles Collection: The London Years
2002 – Forty Licks 
2012 – GRRR!

Soundtrack Appearances:

1995 – Nine Months
2003 – Anger Management
2015 – Minions

Covers:

1966 – The Standells 
1967 – Joe Pass
1970 – John Hamilton Band 
1973 – The Winstons 
1977 – Skrewdriver
1978 – Brent Ford And The Nylons
1979 – The Flamin’ Groovies
1979 – Tuxedomoon
1980 – Nash The Slash 
1983 – Shockabilly 
1986 – Jason And The Scorchers 
1987 – MC5 
1999 – The Rob Ryner Band 
2003 – Andy Pratt 

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19/2000 – Gorillaz (#561)

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19/2000 – Gorillaz

Personnel:

Written By: Gorillaz
Vocals, Synthesizers, Guitar: Damon Albarn 
Loops, Synthesizers:
Dan The Automator 
Vocals:
Miho Hatori 
Vocals: Tina Weymouth
Percussion: Chris Frantz
Producer: Gorillaz & Dan The Automator 
Studio: Geejam Studios – Port Antonio, Jamaica
Record Label: Virgin (US) / Parlophone (UK)

Lyrics:

Genius
Song Meanings

Releases

Original Release: Gorillaz – 19/2000 / 19/2000 (Soulchild Remix) / Left Hand Suzuki Method (Single) 
Original Release Date: 2001.06.25

Additional Releases:

2001 – Gorillaz 
2011 – The Singles Collection (2001-2011) 

Soundtrack Appearances:

2003 – How To Love A Guy in 10 Days
2008 – Cloverfield

Remixes:

2001 – Soulchild Remix 
2001 – Wiseguys House Of Wisdom Remix 
2002 – Gorillaz On My Mind (with Redman) 
2002 – Spacemonkeys 

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19 & Mad – Leyton Buzzards (#559)

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19 & Mad – Leyton Buzzards

Personnel:

Written By: Dave DePrave & Nick Nayme
Vocals: Nick Nayme
Guitar: Chip Monk 
Bass:
Dave DePrave
Drums:
Gray Mare
Producer: Andre Jacquemin & Leyton Buzzards 
Studio: Redwood Studios – London, England 
Record Label: Small Wonders

Lyrics:

Song Meanings

Releases

Original Release: Leyton Buzzards – 19 & Mad / Villain / Youthanasia (Single) 
Original Release Date: 1978

Additional Releases:

1978 – Various Artists – Business Usual: The Other Record Collection
1979 – The Buzzards – Jellied Eels To Record Deals 
1994 – Various Artists – Small Wonder: The Punk Singles Collection
1999 – Various Artists – 1-2-3-4! Punk & New Wave (1976-1979) 
2003 – The Punk Collection
2016 – Various Artists – Action Time Vision – A Story Of Independent UK Punk (1976-1979) 

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16 Beat – Metronomy (#546)

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16 Beat – Metronomy

Personnel:

Written By: Joseph Mount
Vocals, Organ: Oscar Cash
All Other Instruments:
Joseph Mount
Producer: Joseph Mount 
Record Label: Because Records

Lyrics:

Genius

Releases

Original Release: Metronomy – Summer 08 
Original Release Date: 2016.07.01

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14th Floor – Television Personalities (#539)

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14th Floor – Television Personalities

Personnel:

Written By: Dan Treacy 
Performer: Dan Treacy
Performer: Ed Ball
Performer: Gerard Bennett
Performer: John Bennett  
Record Label: Teen ’78

Lyrics:

Genius
Song Meanings

Releases

Original Release: Television Personalities – 14th Floor / Oxford St., W. 1 
Original Release Date: 1978.01.xx

Additional Releases:

1982 – They Could Have Been Bigger Than The Beatles 
1995 – Yes Darling, But Is It Art? 
1999 – Part Time Punks: The Very Best Of Television Personalities 
2005 – And They All Lived Happily Ever After

Covers:

2006 – Swell Maps 
2010 – Out Of Nowhere

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12-Step Program (To Quit You Baby) – Nick Lowe (#526)

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12-Step Program (To Quit You Baby)

Personnel:

Written By: Nick Lowe
Vocals, Guitar, Bass: Nick Lowe
Guitar, Trombone: Bill Kirchen
Drums: Bobby Irwin 
Organ, Guitar: Geraint Watkins
Shaker: Paul Laventhol
Producer: Neil Brockbank & Nick Lowe 
Record Label: Demon Records (UK) / Upstart Records (Worldwide)

Lyrics:

Genius
Song Meanings

Releases

Original Release: Nick Lowe – The Impossible Bird
Original Release Date: 1994.11.29

Additional Releases:

1994 – True Love Travels On A Gravel Road (EP) 
1999 – The Doings 

Live Versions:

2004 – Untouched Takeaway 

Covers:

2005 – Eric Ambel

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12 Gates Of The City – Ginger Baker’s Air Force (#523)

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12 Gates Of The City – Ginger Baker’s Air Force

Personnel:

Written By: Graham Bond
Vocals, Alto Sax, Organ, Piano: Graham Bond
Vocals, Piano: Ken Craddock 
Bass: Colin Gibson
Drums, Timpani, Tubular Bells: Ginger Baker
Drums, Percussion: Neemoi “Speedy” Acquaye
Percussion: Rocki Dzidzornu
Baritone, Alto & Soprano Sax: Bud Beadle
Tenor Sax, Flute: Steve Gregory
Vocals: Aliki Ashman
Vocals: Diane Stewart
Producer: Ginger Baker
Studio: Olympic Studios – London, England 
Record Label: Atco (US) / Polydor (UK & Canada) 

Releases

Original Release: Ginger Baker’s Air Force – Ginger Baker’s Air Force 2
Original Release Date: 1970.12.10

Live Versions:

2010 – Live In Offenbach Germany 1970

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