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memories of the ’70s – Don’t Give Up on Us by David Soul

A star on the small screen, then a top 40 hitmaker with Billboard: the one hit wonder Don’t Give Up on Us by David Soul. Soul was starring in the hit cop show Starsky & Hutch, and decided to turn … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – I Wanna Be Your Lover by Prince

The end of the 1970s was the beginning of a music career for Prince Nelson Rogers, with his first hit single I Wanna Be Your Lover. Working on the follow-up to his debut album, Prince released his second album For … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Magic by Pilot

The Scots ruled the Canadian airwaves in 1975, with the release of the single Magic by the band Pilot. Formed in 1973 in Edinburgh, two of the members had been in the Bay City Rollers: David Patton and Billy Lyall. … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Cars by Gary Numan

Leaving behind the punk and hard rock of the 1970s, Gary Numan established the new wave song with his hit “Cars“. During the late 1970s, Numan was known as Tubeway Army and had released four singles, an LP and an … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Come on Eileen

Each year is filled with songs that are endlessly played on radio – and then eventually known as the one hit wonder for the band. In 1983, Dexys Midnight Runners did this with Come on Eileen. Formed in the late … Continue reading

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