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memories of the ’70s – Baby Come Back by Player

The late 1970s saw the creation of a band who garnered a number one hit with the soft rock ballad Baby Come Back. Player was formed in Los Angeles out of the ashes of two other bands – Skyband and … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – The Cider House Rules by John Irving

The mid 1980s was a fertile writing time for author John Irving, who published his sixth novel The Cider House Rules. Set in the 1930s and 1940s America, the story centers around Homer and his relationship with Wilbur. Homer is … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Ragtime by E.L. Doctorow

The first two decades of the 20th century are explored through the eyes of three families who lives intersect in New York City in the historical novel Ragtime. The fourth novel written by E.L. Doctorow, the focus on pre World … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Koosh ball

For those kids expecting a gift from Santa in 1988, the toy that everyone wanted, whether they were a kid or a kid at heart was a Koosh ball. Developed by Scott Stillinger in 1986, the Koosh ball was named because … Continue reading

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