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memories of the ’80s – She Drives Me Crazy by Fine Young Cannibals

Brit pop band Fine Young Cannibals kicked off 1989 with a hot single that would become one of their signature songs: She Drives Me Crazy. The band had released their second album in October 1988, The Raw & the Cooked, … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Rich Girl by Hall & Oates

The late 1970s brought success to already popular Hall & Oates with the song Rich Girl. Although rumoured to be about always-in-the-news heiress Patty Hearst, the song written by Hall was about a man. He was an ex-boyfriend of Hall’s … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Graceland by Paul Simon

Over 30 years ago, Paul Simon went deep into the heart of South Africa to make the album Graceland. His seventh studio album, Simon was dealing with the end of his marriage and depression, as well as a previous album … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – ABBA The Album

In December 1977, Swedish pop group ABBA released its fifth album and its first film, showcasing their style in ABBA The Album. Recording from May until November, this studio album included songs from the mini-musical The Girl with the Golden … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – At This Moment by Billy Vera & The Beaters

A sappy love song of the 1980s became a Billboard hit thanks to a television show: At This Moment by Billy Vera & The Beaters. Written by Billy Vera, At This Moment was recorded and performed during a series of … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Torn Between Two Lovers by Mary MacGregor

For those looking for a one hit wonder of the late 1970s, Mary MacGregor’s love triangle song was it: Torn Between Two Lovers. Written by Pete Yarrow (of folk trio Peter, Paul & Mary), the song was intended for a … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – With Every Beat of My Heart by Taylor Dayne

The end of the 1980s on the Billboard Hot 100 came with a song that was oh so typical 1980s: With Every Beat of My Heart by Taylor Dayne. Written by Arthur Baker, Lotti Golden and Tommy Faragher, the song … Continue reading

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