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memories of the ’80s – Whitney Houston

In the mid 1980s, the self-titled debut of a powerful female voice was released: Whitney Houston. Produced by several powerhouses including Jermaine Jackson, Michael Massir, Kashif and Narada Michael Walden, Houston had been signed to a record deal by Arista … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Have You Never Been Mellow by Olivia Newton-John

In the mid 1970s a songstress topped the charts with her album Have You Never Been Mellow: by Australian singer Olivia Newton John. Her sixth studio album, Newton-John recorded the album at Abbey Road Studios in London, with producer John … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – September by Earth Wind and Fire

The beginning of September is always a good time to remember the song September by Earth Wind & Fire. Previously unreleased, although played live at many concerts, September was finally included in the band’s first best of compilation The Best … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Little Jeannie by Elton John

The beginning of the 1980s led Elton John back into the spotlight with the single Little Jeannie. After announcing he wouldn’t tour any longer, stopping his writing partnership with Bernie Taupin and seduced by the fleeting music trends of the … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Your Song by Elton John

The beginning of the 1970s was the beginning of major success for Elton John with Your Song. Releasing his second self-titled studio album, the album was produced by Gus Dudgeon, and was the first album released in the US by … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Legend by Bob Marley and The Wailers

The mid 1980s brought the best of a band together with the release of Legend by Bob Marley and The Wailers.  The compilation album is made up of songs recorded by the band between 1972 and 1983. Included on the … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Catch a Fire by The Wailers

The early 1970s solidified the sounds of Jamaica with the reggae album Catch a Fire by The Wailers. The first album issued by Chris Blackwell’s Island Records, this was The Wailers fifth studio album, with songs written by Peter Tosh … Continue reading

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