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memories of the ’80s – Whitney Houston

In the mid 1980s, the self-titled debut of a powerful female voice was released: Whitney Houston. Produced by several powerhouses including Jermaine Jackson, Michael Massir, Kashif and Narada Michael Walden, Houston had been signed to a record deal by Arista … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Have You Never Been Mellow by Olivia Newton-John

In the mid 1970s a songstress topped the charts with her album Have You Never Been Mellow: by Australian singer Olivia Newton John. Her sixth studio album, Newton-John recorded the album at Abbey Road Studios in London, with producer John … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Sing A Song by Earth Wind & Fire

A funky dance song by Earth Wind & Fire got o the top of the charts in 1976 – Sing A Song. Written by Maurice White and Al McKay, the song was a mix of soul, funk and R&B and … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Like a Virgin by Madonna

The mid 1980s were kicked into high drive with the lead single from this memorable album: Like a Virgin by Madonna. Written by Tom Kelly and Billy Steinberg, the song was the lead single of the album of the same … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Mandy by Barry Manilow

The middle year of the 1970s saw a song that was reinvented by Barry Manilow cruise to the top of the Billboard Hot 100 – Mandy. Written by Scott English and Robert Kerr, the song was originally titled Brandy. English … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Please Don’t Go by KC and The Sunshine Band

The beginning of the 1980s was kicked off on the charts by a ballad – Please Don’t Go by KC and The Sunshine Band. The song was from the sixth studio album from the band, Do You Wanna Go Party, … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Caribbean Queen (No More Love on the Run) by Billy Ocean

In the 1980s the smooth sounds of Billy Ocean brought this pop/R&B song to the charts with Caribbean Queen (No More Love on the Run). Suddenly was the fifth studio album from British singer Ocean, who had moderate success in … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Can’t Get Enough of Your Love Babe by Barry White

A hit maker from the beginning,¬† Barry White scored another top of the charts with the lead single from his third album Can’t Get Enough of Your Love, Babe. Releasing his third album Can’t Get Enough, White wrote, recorded and … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Saving All My Love For You by Whitney Houston

In the mid 1980s, a young singer debuted with her first album and her first of many chart hits with Saving All My Love For You by Whitney Houston. The second single from her self-titled album produced by Michael Masser, … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – How Long (betcha got a chick on the side) by The Pointer Sisters

This girl group stepped out into the funk with the first single from their 1975 album How Long (betcha got a chick on the side) by The Pointer Sisters. Steppin¬†was The Pointer Sisters third album, released by ABC/Blue Thumb Records. … Continue reading

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