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memories of the ’70s – Angie by The Rolling Stones

The early 1970s brought a ballad from The Rolling Stones to the top of the charts: Angie. Credited to Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, the song was the lead single of their 1973 album Goat’s Head Soup, but consequent articles … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s -Where Did Your Heart Go? by Wham!

The swan song for the ’80s pop band Wham! was a final single – a cover of the ballad Where Did Your Heart Go?¬† Written by David Was and Don Was, the song was first recorded and released by their … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Go Away Little Girl by Donny Osmond

The beginning of the 1970s brought many teeny bop songs to the top of the charts, including this uber-sweet ballad Go Away Little Girl by Donny Osmond. Written by Gerry Goffin and Carole King, this song, about a young man … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Another Day in Paradise by Phil Collins

The end of the 1980s brought another successful song to the charts for Phil Collins with Another Day in Paradise from his fourth studio album …But Seriously. Written and performed by Collins, the song was a more soulful ballad, and … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Toy Soldiers by Martika

Going for broke with her first album, singer Martika hit number one with her song Toy Soldiers. An actor and singer, Marta Marrero aka Martika¬† had made her mark in the role of Annie before becoming of the cast of … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Time After Time by Cyndi Lauper

Her second single may not have been a party anthem, but it cemented the fan support for debut of Cyndi Lauper when she released Time After Time. The second single from her successful album She’s So Unusual , the song … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Billy Don’t Be a Hero

A 1970s song became a chart-topping song twice in two countries by two different bands: Billy Don’t Be a Hero. Written by Mitch Murray and Paul Callander, the song focuses on a young man joining the Army and wanting to … Continue reading

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