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Jeffrey Morgan’s Media Blackout 

Party over at Morgan’s all weekend! His folks are away so let’s crash it and celebrate the 25th installment of Media Blackout! Pass it on! • Rosemary Clooney“Come On-A My House” (Columbia) :: Who invited all these people? • KISS“Rock And Roll All Nite” (Casablanca) :: Oh, man, that’ll never wash out! • Quiet Riot“Cum On Feel The Noize” (Pasha) :: Keep it down before the neighbors complain! • Andrew WK“Party Hard” (Mercury) :: Who parked on the lawn? • Slade“How D’You Ride?” (Polydor) :: C’mon, let’s use this empty bedroom! • Elton John“Saturday Night’s All Right For Fighting” (MCA) :: Guys, guys, take it outside! • Elvis CostelloThe Delivery Man (Lost Highway) :: Pizza’s here! Who’s got the money? • Lou Reed“The Power Of Positive Drinking” (Arista) :: I think I can jimmy the lock on this liquor cabinet! • John Entwistle“Whiskey Man” (Decca) :: Gimme a second … got it! • FacesFive Guys Walk Into A Bar… (Warner Bros.) :: Hey, while you’re up! • The B-52’s“Party Out Of Bounds” (Reprise) :: The beer bottles in the freezer exploded! • The Who“However Much I Booze” (MCA) :: Where’s the keg? • Kim Mitchell“I Am A Wild Party” (Anthem) :: Where’s the can, I gotta go water my horse! • Johnny Winter“Too Much Seconal” (Columbia) :: Dude, you look peaked! • Blood, Sweat & Tears“And When I Die” (Columbia) :: Dude? • Rick Derringer“Still Alive And Well” (Epic) :: Dude, that was close! • The Irish Rovers“Wasn’t That A Party?” (Epic) :: Cold pizza and beer, breakfast of champions! • Johnny Cash“Sunday Morning Coming Down” (Columbia) :: Keep those drapes closed! And don’t slam the door when you leave! • Be seeing you!

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