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“THE SMITHS” TURNS 30 – LOOKING BACK + THE FRIDAY NIGHT CONCERT…

February 20th 1984 was a day that changed music forever. The Smiths may have only had two singles out so far in the UK, “Hand In Glove” and “This Charming Man”, but their full length debut would change the course of popular music and would even change lives. At a time when pop groups like […]

FRIDAY NIGHT CONCERT: HUEY LEWIS & THE NEWS – ROCKAPLAST 1984

30 years ago at about this time, Huey Lewis and the News were one of the biggest names in pop and rock music. Their breakthrough album Sports was becoming a runaway success with several big hit songs. Fortunately the TV show Rockaplast filmed one of these shows in Essen Germany on October 13, 1984, and […]