Its first two albums contained strong elements of these genres, and although successful in the United Kingdom and Australia, Blondie was regarded as an underground band in the United States until the release of Parallel Lines in Over the next three years, the band achieved several hit singles  including " Heart of Glass ", " Call Me ", " Rapture " and " The Tide Is High " and became noted for its eclectic mix of musical styles incorporating elements of disco , pop , reggae , and early rap music. Blondie disbanded after the release of its sixth studio album, The Hunter , in Debbie Harry continued to pursue a solo career with varied results after taking a few years off to care for partner Chris Stein , who was diagnosed with pemphigus , a rare autoimmune disease of the skin. The group toured and performed throughout the world  during the following years, and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in The band's tenth studio album, Ghosts of Download , was released in and their eleventh studio album, Pollinator , was released on May 5,
Peter Stein Four Categories Of Singles
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Bill Stein, setting an American League record with his seventh consecutive pinch-hit, singled home the winning run in the ninth inning to give the Texas Rangers a victory tonight over the Minnesota Twins. Stein broke a record set in by Bob Johnson of the Baltimore Orioles. Dave Philley holds the major-league record with nine straight pinch-hits for the Philadelphia Phillies, eight in and another the following season. Stein, who signed with Texas prior to the season after playing with Seattle, had expected to be used as a utility infielder. In fact, I was amazed after the third one. I was never a very good pinch-hitter. That just shows you how crazy this game can be.
The Rap in Blondie’s ‘Rapture’
Establishing marital roles The conjugal role is culturally defined set of behaviors for each spouse Establishing marital boundaries Boundaries incorporate friends and family and need to be negotiated Managing the house and the money Determining who takes on which household. In his typology, Peter Stein states that there are four categories of singles. In this category are those singles who wanted to marry but did not find a marriage mate. These singles may be never married, divorced, or widowed. Over time, they come to accept their unmarried status.
In January , "Rapture" was released as the second and final single from the album. The song became their fourth and last single to reach No. Billboard Hot chart, where it stayed for two weeks. It was the first No. The song peaked at No.