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Twin Shadow: Eclipse

It’s good to have an artist making pop for adults, and we’ve been playing Twin Shadow a lot.
The initial impression — for older readers — is John Hughes and Atlantic 252. 273 more words

St. Elmo's Fire (Man in Motion) - John Parr

Chart Position: 1

  • From the film St. Elmo’s Fire
  • Guitar: Steve Lukather
  • Keyboards: David Foster, David Paich
  • Written and produced by David Foster
  • This is John Parr’s only #1 single…
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Top 40 Records

Awesome 80's Badness-From The Running Man: Restless Heart (Running Away With You)

From a reader:

‘Think Foreigner’s ‘Eye Of The Tiger’ meets a standard Journey/Eddie Money-esque power rock ballad, chock full of all the standard cliches: ‘highest fever’ ‘roll the dice’  ”new horizon’ brand new start’ ‘hit the right spot…

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Art

You know you can't quit until it's won

The 1980s marked a changing of the guard in many ways, and in Hollywood there was a new Brat Pack that emerged. This song, a theme one from one of more popular films of the period, brings back images of these feisty young actors. 226 more words

Music

Hits 3 - The Album (CBS / WEA, 1985)

Review
The battle of the compilation heavyweights.
Round #2: 25 November 1985.
Hits 3 – The Album vs. Now That’s What I Call Music 6. 785 more words

Hits Series

St Symphorien Military Cemeteries (British and German), Mons, Belgium

I visited St Symphorien Cemetery today (21 May 2014), along with delegates from the BBC, who were planning for the Royal visit on Monday 4 August (statement from CWGC at the end of the photo gallery). 1,257 more words

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