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Nights At The Roundtable - Haircut 100 - 1982.

Nights At The Roundtable with Haircut 100 and "Favorite Shirts" from 1982.

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<strong>Haircut 100 - Further evidence the 80's were all over the musical map.</strong>

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Continuing our foray into the 80's tonight with Haircut 100. More of a hit over in Europe and the UK than here. In fact I don't recall them making much of a dent here at all. But given the climate, it's no wonder. Music in the 80's was all over the place and sometimes it was just hard to keep up. As Punk slowly morphed into other genres, the playing field suddenly opened up for New Wave, New Romantic, Post-Disco, Electro-Pop, Experimental, Hard Rock (still), Post-Punk, Power Pop, Funk and a whole palette of genres in between.

But Haircut 100 were known as a very clean-cut, straight forward quasi-R&B/Funk outfit with a pile of good tunes and unfortunately, a short life expectancy. Having formed in 1981, the band lasted until 1984 where founding members bolted and became part of other bands or gave it up all together.

Tonight it's a 12" single issued in 1982 - Favorite Shirts is groove laden and loaded with hooks - something the 80's Pop scene became very much involved with as the decade progressed.

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