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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 an actor the other a writer, who are sentenced to 125 years in a maximum security […]

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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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The 80s: Breakfast Club

When discussing the music and movies of the 1980s, there can be a bit of confusion regarding today’s entrant. 

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The 80s: Scandal featuring Patty Smyth

These days, the word scandal conjures up images of prime time Thursday night television, but in the 1980s it was the name of a

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The 80s: Peter Gabriel’s ‘So’

Peter Gabriel’s 1986 release So is considered by many to be the album that propelled Gabriel from a longtime cult favorite into a commercial superstar,

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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

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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

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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



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