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memories of the ’80s – Dancing in the Street (Bowie & Jagger)

A 1960s civil rights pop song became an ’80s dance song from an unlikely duo of David Bowie and Mick Jagger: Dancing in the Street. Written by Marvin Gaye, William Stevenson and Ivy Jo Hunter, the song was recorded by … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Starman by David Bowie

For fans of David Bowie, 1972 was a memorable year for the release of The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars and its first single: Starman. Recorded in 1971, the album was almost finished when … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Babe by Styx

At the end of the 1970s, a ballad was the song that captured the top of the Billboard Hot 100 charts: Babe by Styx. Written by Dennis DeYoung, the song was a birthday gift to his wife Suzanne. He recorded … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Faith by George Michael

In the late 1980s, George Michael left behind his fame from Wham! and went solo with his first debut album – and scored a number one hit for Faith. After leaving behind Wham! in 1987, Michael focused on his first … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – How Deep is Your Love by Bee Gees

The late 1970s became the era of the Bee Gees, thanks to their soundtrack for the film Saturday Night Fever, which included the ballad How Deep is Your Love. The band was to go back into the studio to start … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Tonight’s The Night by Rod Stewart

The late 1970s helped solidify Rod Stewart’s career, especially with the release of the single Tonight’s The Night (Gonna Be Alright). The first single for Stewart’s seventh album, A Night on the Town, the album was written and recorded between … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – I Can’t Wait by Nu Shooz

An American R&B band hit the top of the charts in the mid 1980s with its synth single I Can’t Wait. Nu Shooz was a Portland, Oregon based band, started by husband and wife duo John Smith and Valerie Day. … Continue reading

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