Tag Archives: song

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

Posted in Pop culture | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Pop culture | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Pop culture | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Pop culture | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

memories of the ’80s – I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For by U2

A memorable song from the late ’80s was an Irish band’s foray into incorporating American music styles with the single I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For by U2.  The second single released from the band’s 1987 album The … Continue reading

Posted in Pop culture | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

memories of the ’70s – Best of My Love by The Emotions

The mid 1970s was all about dance, like this number one song of 1977: Best of My Love by The Emotions.  Written and produced by Maurice White and Al McKay of fellow band Earth, Wind and Fire, the song was … Continue reading

Posted in Pop culture | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

memories of the ’80s – I Feel For You by Chaka Khan

Written by Prince but performed by Chaka Khan, this song became a hit thanks to radio and music video: I Feel For You. Prince wrote the song in 1979 for his self-titled album, and had offered the song to singer … Continue reading

Posted in Pop culture | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment