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Madonna Interview Announcement

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Brad Franklin

The 1980's was a memorable time for me.From 80's music to classic 80's movies, it always brings back wonderful memories.I enjoy sharing my knowledge of 80's pop culture and history. I also play guitar and spend time with family and friends when not writing about the 1980's.
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Jimmy Fallon announced Monday night on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon that he will be doing an exclusive interview with Madonna on Facebook talking about her new album coming out March 26th called MDNA and more with the 80s music … Continue reading

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Power Balladz- The 1980s Rock Extravaganza in New York City

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The 1980's was a memorable time for me.From 80's music to classic 80's movies, it always brings back wonderful memories.I enjoy sharing my knowledge of 80's pop culture and history. I also play guitar and spend time with family and friends when not writing about the 1980's.
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What song was playing when you had your first kiss? What about your first slow dance? How about during your first time? Chances are, it was a power ballad – you know, those songs that double as the soundtrack to … Continue reading

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Michael Jackson and Madonna – Two Beloved 80s Stars

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The 1980's was a memorable time for me.From 80's music to classic 80's movies, it always brings back wonderful memories.I enjoy sharing my knowledge of 80's pop culture and history. I also play guitar and spend time with family and friends when not writing about the 1980's.
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Michael Jackson costumes will be hot this Halloween. And I think that’s great! It’s totally acceptable to dress up as Michael. That’s a fine tribute to his memory. This is especially true if you consider “Thriller”. Isn’t this the ultimate … Continue reading

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Patrick Swayze Dies at 57 – He Will Be Missed

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The 1980's was a memorable time for me.From 80's music to classic 80's movies, it always brings back wonderful memories.I enjoy sharing my knowledge of 80's pop culture and history. I also play guitar and spend time with family and friends when not writing about the 1980's.
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I just heard the news about the death of Patrick Swayze today, September 14th, 2009. It’s very sad news indeed. My impressions of Mr. Swayze are of a man who was always a fighter, fighting the deadly cancer that finally … Continue reading

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The Legacy of Michael Jackson, The King of Pop

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The 1980's was a memorable time for me.From 80's music to classic 80's movies, it always brings back wonderful memories.I enjoy sharing my knowledge of 80's pop culture and history. I also play guitar and spend time with family and friends when not writing about the 1980's.
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Michael Jackson died yesterday afternoon and the reality of this unexpected event is still sinking in around the world. I watched the Jackson 5 on the Mike Douglas show in the 1970′s. I watched, glued to the screen, Michael bloom … Continue reading

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The Golden Girls Star, Bea Arthur Lost Her Battle with Cancer Early Today

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The 1980's was a memorable time for me.From 80's music to classic 80's movies, it always brings back wonderful memories.I enjoy sharing my knowledge of 80's pop culture and history. I also play guitar and spend time with family and friends when not writing about the 1980's.
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Bea Arthur, star of one of our favorite 80s sitcoms, The Golden Girls, died earlier today. Estelle Getty passed away last year. Both were loved stars of the 80s comedy, The Golden Girls. We will miss them both very much, … Continue reading

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The US Festival Summer 1983 – A Day to Remember

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The 1980's was a memorable time for me.From 80's music to classic 80's movies, it always brings back wonderful memories.I enjoy sharing my knowledge of 80's pop culture and history. I also play guitar and spend time with family and friends when not writing about the 1980's.
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As graduation approached in the spring of 1983, I began to plan, well hope is more like it, that I could attend the US Festival in Southern California. This was four days of live music and entertainment from all those … Continue reading

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80s Pop Culture is Represented Awesomely on Family Guy

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The 1980's was a memorable time for me.From 80's music to classic 80's movies, it always brings back wonderful memories.I enjoy sharing my knowledge of 80's pop culture and history. I also play guitar and spend time with family and friends when not writing about the 1980's.
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Thank You Seth McFarland! In 21st Century Speak, Peter Griffin lingo This is Frickin’ Sweet! Just about every episode of Family Guy makes fun of the 80s. This one is not only no exception, but from the Bryan Adams Rip-Off, … Continue reading

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