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strangle

A code word used normally by ground controllers meaning, “Switch off the [equipment indicated],” as in strangle canary, meaning “Switch off the IFF (identification friend or foe).”
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Critics labelled The Stranglers as "punk", but they were really a band of many styles, as can be heard in their top-tenners - Peaches (1977), Something Better Change (1977), No More Heroes (1977) Golden Brown (1982), Strange Little Girl (1982) and, of course, their cover of The Kinks' All Day and All of the Night (1988).
The Stranglers have been musical heroes for the 30 years judging by the reaction of fans at this set they always will be.
Something Better Change still rocks and School Mam has everything that made the Stranglers great, except a tune you can remember.
Looking back to the 70s: The Stranglers of today, with JJ Burnel third from left.
but I have to agree that The Stranglers were one of the bands that shaped British music.
WE HAVE two pairs of tickets to see Blondie and The Stranglers, courtesy of United Utilities.
The Stranglers Dave Greenfield, Paul Roberts, Jet; Black, JJ Burnel and Baz Warne have faced a rocky time but their music is in the charts again
Following an appeal for more music reviews of the Stranglers, this reviewer was more than happy to rise to the challenge.
BEST known for being bass player with The Stranglers for 25 years, Jean Jacques Burnel begins June by touring with a group which goes under the title of Three Men and Black.
It is a scary thought, but The Stranglers will soon be celebrating the 25th anniversary of their first Top 10 single.
Founder-member of The Stranglers Jean Jacques Burnel makes a rare solo appearance at Ronnie's on June 4.