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memories of the ’80s – Lovergirl by Teena Marie

This R&B singer became a radio darling in 1984 thanks to her popular song Lovergirl. Mary Christine Brockert, known by her stage name as Teena Marie, grew up in Venice, California, and was soon juggling auditions and studying literature. In … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Soul Train

Giving voice to the increasing popularity of soul, R&B, and disco, a local Chicago show was soon a national obsession – Soul Train. Born out of a radio promotion by then news reader / disc jockey Don Cornelius, The Soul … Continue reading

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