1977 is the first official album by Ash, released in May 1996 in the United Kingdom and Ireland, and the following month in the US. The punk rock influenced album proved popular in the UK and Ireland, and to a lesser degree elsewhere, where Britpop was a smaller cult phenomenon. It is ranked at 417 on the NME list of the Greatest albums of all time The title refers to a year of three events that shaped the band: the births of two of the band-members; the year the first punk albums were released; and the release of Star Wars. The album opens with the sound of a TIE Fighter, and ends with the track "Darkside Lightside", the title of which is a Star Wars reference, and which climaxes with a choral version of the Star Wars theme. The band also covered "Cantina Band", as the b-side to the "Girl From Mars" single. Jackie Chan is celebrated in the lyrics of "Kung Fu", and used the song for the end credits of his movie Rumble in the Bronx. The song "Lose Control" was featured in the game Gran Turismo, the first time one of the band's songs was used in a videogame.
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Rank popularity for the word '1977' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2671
The numerical value of 1977 in Chaldean Numerology is: 0
The numerical value of 1977 in Pythagorean Numerology is: 0
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It was 1977 and I had a modeling job with Roman and at the very end of that he took advantage of me and made me have sex with him.
My mom came along -- I have two moms now -- who came along in 1977 and rebuilt our family, and helped my dad rebuild our family, she's an incredible mother.
Roman Polanski went to jail for 42 days, i never asked anyone to put Roman Polanski in jail for a day and in the scheme of things, from what I have been told, in 1977, 42 days would have been about average.
I didn't expect to win, i didn't expect to be there; the last time I was there was maybe 1977, there was maybe 10 tables and it was indoors, it wasn't televised - it was surreal for me - here is my wife my three kids - and Rocky, he just comes through.
This is a great auction, there's almost 400 figures from the vintage line from 1977 to 1985 which is a huge amount of both quantity and variety, there's also approximately 100 master replica items, helmets, blasters that were made off the original prop mold. So it's a large amount of 'Star Wars' items in one sale.
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