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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Patrick Cowley - Menergy (1981)

For this week’s Throwback Thursday we go right back to 1981, and one of the tracks that symbolised the morphing of disco into Hi-NRG, a genre that continues to influence dance music today. 207 more words

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DIVINE: Jungle Jezebel

Divine….really, what more needs to be said? It’s been remastered, it has remixes, a great booklet with lots of info, and it’s about time.

I first heard Divine in the early ’80s, and it was “Love Reaction” that was my introduction to his music. 233 more words

Reviews

Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Watching The Wildlife

Frankie’s 7th and last original hit was the lowest charting, reaching UK#28. It was in the chart for the last time on this day in the 80s, at #87. 17 more words

Taffy - I Love My Radio

Taffy’s big hit reached UK#6 after a long chart run, and was in the chart for the last time on this day in the 80s, at #55. 26 more words

Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Warriors Of The Wasteland

Frankie’s second time on the blog, and their first single to miss the top 5. It only reached UK#19 and was in the chart for the last time on this day in the 80s, at #99. 24 more words

The Flirts - 'Helpless (You Took My Love)'

I’ve spent much of today listening to the back catalogue of Bobby O, an influential figure in 80’s pop and hi-NRG dance music. Bobby O released many his productions under his own name, but he was also behind the 80’s girl band The Flirts. 51 more words