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The Story Behind Suzanne Vega's "Luka"
Here's the story behind one of the 80's most relevant songs, "Luka" by folksinger Suzanne Vega. Some very poignant comments. Here's the song, Suzanne Vega's "Luka." Vega, along artists like Tracy Chapman, the Washington Squares, and The Indigo Girls, formed...
The Story Behind Suzanne Vega's "Luka"
The Story Behind Suzanne Vega's "Luka"
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Apollo 8's Christmas Message (1968)
The year 1968 was one when the Vietnam War was raging at its height, there were protests, riots, assassinations and unrest throughout the West, the Soviets invaded Czechoslovakia, and the US presidential election was one of the most tumultuous. Amidst the u...
Apollo 8's Christmas Message (1968)
Apollo 8's Christmas Message (1968)
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'80s Holiday Cheer
Here's some '80s holiday music memories.   Band Aid, "Do They Know Its Christmas": A multi-musician effort to raise funds for African famine relief made up of some of the most well-known '80s musical acts. The Pointer Sisters, "Santa Claus is Coming To Town...
'80s Holiday Cheer
'80s Holiday Cheer
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U2: "Happy Xmas" (And Some Thoughts)
Here's U2 in 1988 performing John Lennon's 1971 classic "Happy Xmas (War Is Over)."  Its indeed the holiday season again, and a time for joy as well as introspection. I love looking back nostalgically at the past, especially a hopeful moments. As typically ...
U2: "Happy Xmas" (And Some Thoughts)
U2: "Happy Xmas" (And Some Thoughts)
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Psychedelic Furs
The Psychedelic Furs had their roots in the post-punk British music scene in 1977.  They evolved into a quintessentially arty '80s band, with a style that consisted of ethereal new wave with dark moody tones and occasional hard rock touches. They are perhap...
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Psychedelic Furs
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Thank You, John Hughes (Re-post)
Some of my most pleasant memories of being a teen in the '80s came from some of the better teen movies which flourished at that time. Foremost among the creators of this genre of moviemaking was the great  John Hughes  whose work during the '80s was known f...
Thank You, John Hughes (Re-post)
Thank You, John Hughes (Re-post)
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Thank You, John Hughes (Re-post)
Some of my most pleasant memories of being a teen in the '80s came from some of the better teen movies which flourished at that time. Foremost among the creators of this genre of moviemaking was the great  John Hughes  whose work during the '80s was known f...
Thank You, John Hughes (Re-post)
Thank You, John Hughes (Re-post)
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Explorers (Re-post)
One of my favorite '80s movies is a somewhat forgotten sci-fi flick from 1985 called  Explorers .  Explorers  was part of a plethora of hopeful, positive sci-fi movies that came in the wake of the original  Star Wars  trilogy (1977, 1980, 1983), and the Spi...
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The Last Starfighter (Re-post)
The '80s were an era full of wonderful sci-fi movies. One great little movie that has developed a solid cult following is  The Last Starfighter , a 1984 movie which exemplified the '80s in a number of ways. It was, along with  Tron  (1982), one of the first...
The Last Starfighter (Re-post)
The Last Starfighter (Re-post)
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