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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 and R&B were topping the charts. So for this week’s edition of The 80s, SoulTrain.com takes […]

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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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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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