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The 80s: Adam and the Ants’ ‘Prince Charming’

Fans of 80s music may not know the name Stuart Leslie Goddard, but mention the Marylebone, London native’s stage name, Adam Ant, and images of a glam rock-influenced, post punk, new wave rocker will definitely come to mind.  The singer […]

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The 80s: The System’s ‘The Pleasure Seekers’

The duo of David Frank and Mic Murphy came out of the box strong with their debut album Sweat,

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The 80s: Berlin’s “Take My Breath Away”

The new wave, synthpop group Berlin formed in the late 1970s in Los Angeles, California.  They released their debut album, Information, in 1980, and

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Album Review: ConFunkShun ‘More Than Love’

Music is often called the universal language because it speaks to everyone, transcending race, gender and definitely age.  Only problem is that sometimes it’s

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The 80’s: John Waite’s “Missing You”

In 1982, English singer and musician John Waite released his debut album Ignition. Though the album didn’t make much noise on the charts, peaking

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The Producers: Arif Mardin

Arif Mardin was a producer who knew no limits.  When it came to production, he was about as varied as they come and was

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The 80s: Grace Jones’ ‘Inside Story’

After the success of Grace Jones’ 1985 album Slave To The Rhythm, which spawned the #1 dance single of the same name, followed by

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The 80s: Duran Duran’s ‘Big Thing’

Duran Duran emerged in the early 1980s with the release of their eponymous debut album which included the singles “Girls On Film” and “Planet

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The 80s: “The Captain Of Her Heart”

We’ve all heard the term “one hit wonder” describing an artist or group who mainly had one significant song to hit the charts before

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The 80s: The Top Ten of 1982

In the early 1980s the disco sound was dying while hip-hop was beginning its ascension and in between, the sounds of rock, new wave



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