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memories of the ’80s – Tenspeed and Brown Shoe

An unlikely duo came to the small screen in 1980 to solve mysteries in the one hour drama Tenspeed and Brown Shoe. Created by Stephen J. Cannell, the show starred EL “Tenspeed” Turner, played by Ben Vereen, and Lionel “Brown … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon and Garfunkel

My early childhood has a definite soundtrack, especially songs that came from the the bestselling album of 1970 – Bridge over Troubled Water by Simon and Garfunkel. The fifth studio album by America’s favourite folk duos was done in 1969, … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Girl You Know Its True by Milli Vanilli

The meteoric rise and fall of two pop stars was big news in 1989 with the release of the album Girl You Know Its True by German duo Milli Vanilli. Formed by producer Frank Farian in Germany in 1988, the … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – The Pet Shop Boys

The sound of London’s West End in the 1980s was brought to radio and tv screens from pop duo The Pet Shop Boys. Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe met an electronics store and started collaborating – Tennant as singer/keyboardist and … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – The Captain & Tennille

This duo became popular performers and even landed a television variety show in the 1970s – The Captain and Tennille. Daryl Dragon was inbetween gigs as as a touring keyboardist for The Beach Boys when he heard about a gig … Continue reading

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