Another trip through the WIDB record wall – XTC’s English Settlement

Some records get more love than other from the WIDB jocks, and XTC’s fifth album was definitely one of those albums. Three songs went on to become pinks cuts (WIDB staples) and seven more became yellow cuts (songs that should be more than familiar to regular WIDB listeners). The vinyl inside was changed several times, but we kept the original well-worn textured cover.

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Here are the two original comment cards from the back cover.

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Return to the WIDB record wall: Jason and the Nashville Scorchers

Here is WIDB’s much loved copy of Jason and the Scorchers’ Fervor EP from 1983. The record was voted #14 in the year end DJ poll and the vinyl was replaced at least a few times.

The comment card mistakenly says the band is from is from Carbondale, which isn’t wrong since frontman Jason Ringenberg did go to SIU for a while. 2 comment cards are below the fold…

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Another trip to the record wall – Slave Girl by the Lime Spiders

It’s time to take another trip into the WIDB vinyl archives. This time it’s the US debut EP from Australian garage rock greats the Lime Spiders.

The EP featured a few obscure garage covers and originals, but the standout track was a song called “Slave Girl”, which was one of the most played songs at the station in 1985 and 1986.

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