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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: 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


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


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,


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


The ‘80s: Jeffrey Osborne’s ‘Stay With Me Tonight’

Jeffrey Osborne was already a well established name and voice in the music industry in the 1980s.  The Providence, Rhode Island native spent a


The ‘80s: ‘Footloose’

In 1984, Paramount Pictures released the feature film Footloose, starring Lori Singer, Dianne West, John Lithgow and Kevin Bacon.  The film was loosely based


The 80s: 10,000 Maniacs’ ‘In My Tribe’

Many may know Jamestown, NY native Natalie Merchant from her solo career. The singer/songwriter became a regular on pop, Top 40 and adult contemporary

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The ‘80s: Nona Hendryx’s ‘Female Trouble’

Having spent the last 50-plus years performing for audiences around the globe, vocalist and musician Nona Hendryx is without a doubt a music industry

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