Your (Almost) Daily Playlist: 8-17-22

Today’s playlist celebrates the August 17 birthdays of Dexys Midnight Runners’ Kevin Rowland, The Go-Go’s’ Belinda Carlisle, Phoebe Bridgers, Mark Dining, Luscious Jackson’s Jill Cunniff, The Revolution/Wendy & Lisa’s Lisa Coleman, Maria McKee, The Pack’s Lil B, and Robert DeNiro; and the August 18 birthdays of Arcade Fire’s Régine Chassagne, Aphex Twin, the xx’s Romy, Wu-Tang Clan’s Masta Killa, The Orioles’ Sonny Til, Clairo, House of Pain’s Everlast, The Primitives’ Tracy Tracy, The Move’s Carl Wayne, Mika, The Toys’ Barbara Harris, Johnny Preston, Maxine Brown, The Lonely Island’s Andy Samberg, Martin Mull, and Denis Leary.

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A Hint Of Mint – Volume 81: LGBTQ Music From 1987 (continued)

Continuing with 1987, this playlist consists of twenty more songs from that year, most performed by artists who fall somewhere under the LGBTQ umbrella, a couple with queer lyrical content. Appearing for the first time in this playlist series is the late Godfather of House Music, Frankie Knuckles, with two classic tracks of the genre.

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