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I Only Want to be With You – What Happened to The Bay City Rollers

OK, I am a big fan of pretty much everything about the 80's. Tonight I decided to check out "That 80's Show" on Hulu.Com. I was watching the pilot and they made a reference to "The Bay City Rollers".

I remembered being a big fan of "The Bay City Rollers" in he late 1970's when I [...]

By |July 13th, 2012|80s Music|1 Comment

The Lasting Legacy of Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston was arguably the second most famous female pop star in the 1980s.

Her untimely death at 48 hears old is, while unfortunate, was probably not a big surprise to many.

Houston set the standard for pop-soul singers in the '80s. She was vibrant in the 1980s, sharing her passion for music and life [...]

By |February 12th, 2012|80s Music|0 Comments

Michael Jackson Dies at 50

Singer Michael Jackson, 50, died in Los Angeles today, various news sources reported.

Jackson, a child Motown sensation who grew into a moon walking megastar, sold millions of records, earning worldwide adoration in the 1980s.

Later he came to be regarded as one of show business's legendary oddities, hopping from one public relations crisis to another.

The [...]

By |June 25th, 2009|80s Music|0 Comments

The Top Ten Things U2 Has Learned Over The Years

On Wednesday March 4th U2, as part of U2 Week, presented the Top Ten List - The Top Ten Things U2 Has Learned Over The Years

With a new album and a long career, the band remains one of the biggest selling acts from the 1980s.

U2 has always been outspoken, but has remained forever true to [...]

By |March 5th, 2009|80s Music, Television|0 Comments

The US Festival Summer 1983 – A Day to Remember

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 acts we saw on MTV (back when they used to play music videos).

There were very few [...]

By |February 19th, 2009|80s Music, 80s Pop Culture|2 Comments

Remembering LiveAid 1985

Do you remember LiveAid 1985? From Band-Aid - Do They Know it's Christmas to We are the World, it was a year that stood the 80's on it's head.

The 1980's was all about money, fashion and fame! but, Live-Aid was all about giving and caring for your fellow man.

This is the first time I have [...]

By |February 17th, 2009|80s Music, 80s Pop Culture|0 Comments

80s TV Shows – Watch Full Episodes of your Favorites

Back in the 1980s there were a great many really good situation comedies and other types of television shows to choose from.

Many of these wonderful television shows created mega child stars and several of these shows are true television classics. Take "Cheers", for example. Cheers is hard to beat for classic TV in [...]

By |July 7th, 2008|Television|0 Comments

80s Movies – Top 25 Box Office Stars of 1981

1981 was another banner year at the movies. Many favorite stars from the past were making movies and many great new actors were appearing on the scene.

Some of the little known actors of 1981, such as Denzel Washington, have gone to become "Mega Stars"

Here's a list of the top 25 box office stars of [...]

By |May 8th, 2008|80s Movies, Entertainment|0 Comments