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The 30th Anniversary of Prince and the Revolution’s ‘Around the World in a Day’

1984 was a seminal year for Prince with the release his debut film, the loosely autobiographical and musically revelatory Purple Rain, and its chart-topping soundtrack album. If 1982’s double-album 1999, with hits such as “Little Red Corvette” and the title […]

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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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The 80s: ‘Wendy & Lisa’

Any true Prince fan—as well as anyone who saw the movie Purple Rain—is more than likely familiar with the duo of Wendy and Lisa,

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The 80s: ‘Stir Crazy’

In 1980, Richard Pryor and Gene Wilder hit the big screen in the Sidney Poitier-directed comedy Stir Crazy, the story of two friends, one

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The 80s: ‘Guy’

In 1988, the group Guy released their self-titled, debut album, an album which pretty much solidified the fact that the New Jack Swing sound

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The 80s: Pat Benatar ‘Live From Earth’

Trailblazing rocker Pat Benatar was born Patricia Andrzejewski in Brooklyn, New York and raised in Lindenhurst, Long Island. Known worldwide for hit songs such as

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The ‘80s: The Time’s ‘What Time Is It?’

With the exclamation of the phrase “What time is it?,” Morris Day, frontman of the Minneapolis band The Time, kicks off the group’s sophomore



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