Tag Archives: 80s

WEB SPOTLIGHT: BURNING THE GROUND – AN ARCHIVE OF LONG LOST 80S 12″ MIXES…

Within my vast collection of music, one of my fetishes is the the 80s 12″ Mix. It really is a lost art form. Mainly because club DJs would want to keep the beats going, special remixes were pressed up since around the disco era where a song would be taken from its single length format […]

FOOTLOOSE TURNS 30! (A “Looking Back” Review)…

This month marks the 30th anniversary of the blockbuster Footloose soundtrack. Wikipedia has conflicting dates. It was either the last day of January, or February 14th. It was one of the first of its kind. The soundtrack was not just a collection of songs that happened to be in the movie. Instead the movie and […]

PINK FLOYD – DELICATE SOUND OF THUNDER TURNS 25 (A “LOOKING BACK” REVIEW)…

On Thursday, the 25th anniversary of one of the best known live albums of the 80s will come and go probably unnoticed. Delicate Sound Of Thunder was the band’s first live album since their greatest successes happened in the 70s. It also marked a triumph for David Gilmour, Nick Mason and Rick Wright following a […]

THE REBOOT: HUEY LEWIS AND THE NEWS – SPORTS (30th Anniversary Edition)…

1983 going into 1984 was a great time for pop music. I was lucky enough to be a kid with an open ear to what was going on at the time. You had pop stars in the making, such as Madonna and Prince. There was Michael Jackson’s Thriller, which was unstoppable. You had greats from […]