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10 thoughts on “ Hanging On The Telephone - Various - Power Pop Anthems

  1. Nov 17,  · In the rock encyclopedias power pop is usually described as a style which emerged at the beginning of the seventies influenced by the Beatles, The Who and The Byrds and epitomised by bands such as Badfinger, The Raspberries, Big Star and The Flamin' Groovies. All are present here, apart from the Groovies, /5(3).
  2. Hanging On The Telephone: – The Vapors: Turning Japanese: – The Only Ones: Another Girl, Another Planet: – The Motors: Airport: – Nick Lowe: Cruel To Be Kind: – Big Star: September Gurls: – Joe Jackson: Is She Really Going Out With Him? – Wreckless Eric: Whole Wide World: – Sniff 'n' the Tears: Driver's Seat: – Martha And The Muffins5/5(1).
  3. Power pop music has elements of rockabilly, pop, Mersey beat, doo-wop, and bubblegum, but it only really started to jell as its own genre in the late ‘70’s. Still, the power pop sound is rooted in bands such as Badfinger, The Byrds, Beatles, Beach Boys, The Move and perhaps most profoundly, The Who.
  4. Oct 24,  · That same year, UK pop group Girls Aloud featured “Hanging on the Telephone” on a limited edition bonus disc to “The Sound of Girls Aloud: The Greatest Hits.” In terms of production, this might be the most polished version of the song, as it favored a bubblegum pop sound over the gritty guitar flourishes of the previous covers.
  5. Definition: "Power Pop" refers to straightforward, jangly, guitar-based pop songs with little pretension or irony. The genre has its roots in the mids but was not defined as such until the early 70s.
  6. Shake Some Action, Vol. 6: Around the World, a Various Artists Compilation. Released in on Shake Some Action (catalog no. SSA ; CD). Genres: Power Pop/5(1).
  7. Power pop is a music genre which is a more aggressive form of pop rock. Although its mainstream success peaked in the late s and early s, the genre continues to influence new artists. The following list is divided in two sections.
  8. The writer of “Hanging On The Telephone” was Jack Lee, who turned out to be the one member of The Nerves that didn’t stick long with power pop, or the music business in general. As a solo artist, Lee dabbled in punk and art pop, and wrote one more big song: “Come Back And Stay.
  9. Jul 29,  · The Records—"The Phone" Power pop from the late '70s. I chose to open with this cos I liked the thumbnail to lead into the rest of the songs. Gramma used to have a phone that looked like this on which TW would talk for hours with her various boyfriends.
  10. Aug 04,  · Rhino's Come Out and Play - American Power Pop I () does a nice job highlighting the various strains of the genre as it resurged during the late 70's in the US, from the jittery sounds of The Nerves, through the AOR of Earth Quake, punky Diodes, sugary sweet Pezband, and nerd-popper Chris Stamey. The disc provides plenty of impetus to crate dig in search of the generally 4/5(3).

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