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Jackson Sisters — Jackson Sisters (Discogs.com)

And 3 Other Classic Albums That Never Made It

Jackson Sister — Jackson Sisters (1976)


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Free Your Mind by Amnesty. Source: Amnestyfunk on Bandcamp

Amnesty, The Whitest Boy Alive, The Vibrations.


A decade-defining hit with a history of iconic deaths, underground movements, and Oscar-winning failures.

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Soft Cell’s Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret album, containing “Tainted Love”. Source: Classic Pop Magazine

A top-selling failure


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Sleaford Mods. Source: New Noise Magazine.

Sleaford Mods, JGrrey and Maribou State ft Khruangbin


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Miserable Faith outside Tiananmen. Source: i-D

These underground bands represent the best of new Chinese music.


Here are 5 of the legendary losers of the Mercury Music Prize


The serial killers, revolutionaries and concentration camps that made this modern jazz classic

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Bobby Darin (Wikimedia Commons)


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Nu-metal. Source: Aesthetics

The most important period of music history was undoubtedly 1999–2001


Dionne Warwick to Beyonce, via Isaac Hayes and The Stranglers.

The song involves tears in the street, unrequited love and Groundhog Day-style heartbreak. If you listen properly it’s everything but easy listening. …


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Tim Buckley. Source: Wikimedia Commons

Tim Buckley, Digable Planets, R.E.M.

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Oliver Norris

Music discovery, connections and history.

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