40 years ago The Pretenders released their first album, a milestone of British new-wave pop/rock. I loved this album not only because the deep and smoky voice and of Chrissie Hynde her ability to write great songs. The songs and the sound were also a bridging to the best of the early 60's. Best shown on their cover of a forgotten Kinks song. Still makes me smile listening to them.
Pretenders - Brass In Pocket
Pretenders - Stop Your Sobbing