Catching Up with Nina Blackwood
Jan28

Catching Up with Nina Blackwood

TV personality, disc jockey, reporter, journalist, classically trained...

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You Mean These 80s Performers Have Died?
Jan14

You Mean These 80s Performers Have Died?

Though far from a product of the 1980s, David Bowie certainly made an...

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Dancing in the Street by Bowie and Jagger
Jan12

Dancing in the Street by Bowie and Jagger

  ‘Dancing in the Street’ by David Bowie & Mick Jagger...

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David Bowie
Jan11

David Bowie

This morning after I dropped of my kids at school I pulled into the grocery...

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“Party All the Time”: A 30-Year Retrospective
Dec21

“Party All the Time”: A 30-Year Retrospective

Music-wise, the year 1985 had that “best of times, worst of times” thing going...

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15 on 45: Fifteen Questions about My Forgotten 45 Collection
Nov23

15 on 45: Fifteen Questions about My Forgotten 45 Collection

My brother Matt recently sent me a text: “Found the old records!” And...

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Stairway to Heaven and the Last Dance Desperation
Oct22

Stairway to Heaven and the Last Dance Desperation

Donna Summers may have sung about the “last dance, the last chance for love,”...

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It Happened – I Went to the Madonna Concert
Oct19

It Happened – I Went to the Madonna Concert

Last Saturday night something happened that had been in the works since the...

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Q&A with Dave Kinzer, Author of “The 80s Music Compendium”
Sep15

Q&A with Dave Kinzer, Author of “The 80s Music Compendium”

I just had the pleasure of reading the new book by Dave Kinzer, “The 80s...

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Vocab from 80s Songs!
Aug24

Vocab from 80s Songs!

With the school-year fast approaching, perhaps we should use this time to...

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We Got the Beat – Teen Beat and Tiger Beat Magazines
Aug17

We Got the Beat – Teen Beat and Tiger Beat Magazines

I’ve always been big on magazines. I love lip gloss magazines like Glamour and...

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Musical What-Ifs, Back to the Future Style
Jul28

Musical What-Ifs, Back to the Future Style

Before there was the Butterfly Effect, there was the McFly Effect. The Back to...

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K-tel Records
Jul24

K-tel Records

Ask me what some of my favorite albums are and you’ll get a short list of ones...

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Obscur-Eighties, Vol. 1
Jun29

Obscur-Eighties, Vol. 1

It’s simple math. A decade is made up of 520 weeks, right? And for every one...

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80s Walk-up Songs in Major League Baseball
May26

80s Walk-up Songs in Major League Baseball

Like a tarpless field after a sudden May shower, Major League Baseball is...

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