Tag Archives: 80s

This one’s for me

I’ve been on a bit of an 80s Aretha Franklin kick tonight. Am I the only person on the face of planet Earth that remembers this song? Released in 1986, it seemed weird to me that Aretha Franklin was still … Continue reading

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Crowded House / Something So Strong

It seems the latest trend in music these days is repackaging old albums into “deluxe” editions to trick people like me, who have already purchased them at least once, into buying them yet again. I mentioned last night that Stevie … Continue reading

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Stevie Nicks / Think About It

On Friday, deluxe remasters of Stevie Nicks’ first two albums, Bella Donna and The Wild Heart were released. I have made my way through the first two discs of Bella Donna, but have yet to wade into The Wild Heart. … Continue reading

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Culture Shock / Olivia Newton-John

Here we go again. It’s November and I’m going to blog songs. As I said in yesterday’s post, I’m not going to put the pressure to blog daily on myself right now. But since I’ve been feeling better, who knows … Continue reading

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You Could Have Been With Me / Sheena Easton

Everyone’s going on about the cleaning dancing roommate who cleans the floors to Sheena Easton’s “Morning Train (9 to 5)” so why not do a Sheena Easton song today? Only I won’t do “Morning Train” because that’s way too obvious … Continue reading

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Take On Me / a-ha

I’m of the opinion that there are two different types of 80s music – early 80s and late 80s. The music of the early 80s consists primarily of the new wave stuff that I was vaguely aware of when I was … Continue reading

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Am I dreaming?

My tweet about my singles post from the other day now has the honor of having been retweeted by THE Taylor Dayne.  Yet another brush with celebrity on Twitter, which I swear is the reason that Twitter was invented. That … Continue reading

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A bag of singles

I took today off work. It was supposed to be my day off from the weekend, but then I ended up not working the weekend and since they were already planning on me not being there I figured why not … Continue reading

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My top 20 Madonna songs

A while back, my friend Matt – who is a fellow Fleetwood Mac fan – challenged me to rank my top 20 favorite Fleetwood Mac songs, in order.  The experience was excruciating, but the results were interesting, to say the … Continue reading

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I ain’t afraid of no ghost

On Record Store Day this year, a combination of me forgetting about it in my single-minded quest for Dolly Parton’s “Blue Smoke” blue vinyl 7″ single and my local record store not getting any in stock, I completely missed out … Continue reading

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