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Today Is 80s Music Day

I totally had a crush on Susanna Hoffs way back when.

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Like Echo & the Bunnymen and The Smiths? Then check this one out ...

I bought this on vinyl back in the 80’s and it’s been a favourite ever since. Very melodic, soaring, fantastic lyrics, evocative of an England which has all but disappeared. 32 more words

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Classic rock: 1986 – Various Artists [#277]

Classic rock: 1986 – Various Artists

The last in the Time Life trilogy. 1986, that year renown for hair, rock, drugs, more hair, more stadia and yet more hair. 235 more words

Various Artists

Classic rock: 1985 - 1989 - Various Artists [#276]

Classic rock: 1985 – 1989 – Various Artists

Oh dear. It seems yesterday’s album featured some memorable songs. Today’s contains a similar selection of non-hits by bands you’ve heard of occasionally. 216 more words

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Classic rock: 1984-1985 - Various Artists [#275]

Classic rock: 1984-1985 – Various Artists

The next three entries follow a similar pattern. That’s because the next three entries are very similar compilations. I could spare you the time but I’m cruel like that and I put the effort in to listen to these albums so it’s only fair. 266 more words

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Gratitude, January 7 & 8, 2015

Man, I’m realizing that, on busy days, I always get my Gratitude post done because I make a point of doing it first thing.  On days I don’t have much on my slate, I figure I’ll “get around to it” and it never happens.   124 more words

When you know you’re done, children-wise.

I turned 38 the other day. Yes, the big THREE, EIGHT. Not quite the big FOUR, ZERO.

I thought my BFF’s lovely boy summed up the situation pretty well when he asked: ‘Mummy, is Auntie Sarah older than a dinosaur?’ 595 more words