The 80s: Before They Were Stars—Leon

Actor Leon Robinson, who simply goes by “Leon,” began appearing in films in the early 1980s, working alongside some notable movie industry names.  In 1983, the New York native worked with Tom Cruise as his football teammate in the feature […]

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The 35th Anniversary of ‘Prince’

Thirty-five years ago, in October of 1979, Prince released his self-titled, second album.  The previous year, his debut release For You showed a great deal


The 80s: Culture Club’s ‘Colour By Numbers’

In 1982, the British band Culture Club made a big smash with their debut album Kissing To Be Clever. The vocal talents of lead singer


The 80s: Patrice Rushen’s ‘Straight From The Heart’

There’s no denying the talent of Patrice Rushen.  Just check her resume, which includes hit songs, the first woman to serve as Musical Director for


The 80s: Steve Perry’s ‘Street Talk’

In 1983, the San Francisco-based band Journey was already on a commercial high from their hit album Frontiers, which earned the group four Top 40


The Producers: Giorgio Moroder

[caption id="attachment_27345" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Donna Summer & Giorgio Moroder[/caption] Giorgio Moroder has written and produced quite a few hits in his forty-plus years in the music


The 80s: ‘The Breakfast Club’

“But what we found out is that each one of us is a brain, and an athlete, and a basket case, a princess, and a


The 80s: Midnight Star’s ‘No Parking On The Dance Floor’

It’s always a great experience to listen to an album and enjoy it from beginning to end, and such was the case when music listeners


The 80s: The Police’s ‘Synchronicity’

Often times, a certain sound comes to mind when thinking of the music of the 1980s, but there are a few albums out there that

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The 80s: Top Tunes of 1980

If you can remember Rubik’s Cubes and “who shot J.R.?,” spent time in the arcade playing Pac-Man, watched television shows like The Love Boat, Alice

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