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The ‘80s: Tears For Fears’ ‘The Seeds Of Love’

The year was 1989, the last year of a decade that went extremely well for the group Tears For Fears. Just six years earlier, the British duo released their debut album The Hurting, which included the tunes “Mad World” and […]

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The ‘80s: Karyn White’s Self-Titled Debut

Los Angeles native Karyn White began her musical journey like many other singers, singing in church and eventually working

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The ‘80s: Crowded House’s ‘Crowded House’

Neil Finn, Paul Hester, and Nick Seymour left their former bands in the mid1980s and formed the band Crowded House, a

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The ‘80s: Loose Ends’ ‘Zagora’

The British group Loose Ends hit the scene in the early 1980s, building up an audience in their own backyard of the U.K. They

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The ‘80s: The Eurythmics and Aretha Franklin’s “Sisters Are Doin’ It For Themselves”

In 1985, the pop/rock duo The Eurythmics, comprised of Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart, teamed up with “The Queen of Soul,” Aretha

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The ‘80s: Vanity’s ‘Skin On Skin’

Vanity burst onto the music scene as the fearless and sexy camisole-clad lead singer of the Prince-assembled group Vanity

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The ‘80s: Roxy Music’s ‘Avalon’

In 1982, the English rock group Roxy Music released their 8th studio album, Avalon. This wound up being the band’s final album before

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The ‘80s: David Bowie

For writers, music critics, record companies, music charts, streaming services, and of course music fans, labels are somewhat of a necessary evil.  Rock, R&B,

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The ‘80s: David Sanborn’s ‘A Change Of Heart’

While many artists were influenced by singing or playing music in church, a school band, growing up in a musical family, or seeing a

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The ‘80s: Lillo Thomas

Lillo Thomas had a sound that was synonymous with the 1980s.  His funky, syncopated, melodic grooves and silky smooth voice kept music listeners jamming



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