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The Top Male Pop Stars of the 80s

The era when hair touched the skies and “shoulder pads” weren’t considered as cringe worthy, everything seemed cool in the…

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Must Have 80s Concert T-Shirts

In the 80s, hairspray, spandex, and rock music were very popular. If you’re from that decade, maybe you still remember…

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80s Music Books – 10 Books You’ll Want to Read

If you love music, then you likely keep your favorite bands’ or artists’ albums, posters, and other merchandise. Maybe you…

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Artist Profile: Judas Priest

Formed in West Bromwich, England in 1969, Judas Priest is a heavy metal band that is often hailed as one…

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Artist Profile: Chicago

Formed in Chicago, Illinois, in 1967. Chicago was a rock band that was originally named Chicago Transit Authority. They began…

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Artist Profile: Toto

Formed in 1977 in Los Angeles, California, Toto is a rock band that is currently composed of David Paich on…

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Artist Profile: Sonic Youth

Formed in New York, City in 1981, Sonic Youth was a rock band that was composed of Kim Gordon on…

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Artist Profile: Ozzy Osbourne

Born as John Michael Osbourne in 1948, Ozzy Osbourne is an English songwriter, actor, and singer who rose to fame…

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Artist Profile: Tina Turner

Born Anna Mae Bullock, Tina Turner is the iconic singer, songwriter, and actress who was responsible for the hit songs…

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Artist Profile: Stevie Ray Vaughan

A musician, record producer, singer, and songwriter, Stevie Ray Vaughan was one of the most influential musician that revived blues…

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Artist Profile: Public Enemy

Formed in 1986 in Long Island, New York, Public Enemy is a hip hop group that consists of Flavor Flav,…

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Artist Profile: Iron Maiden

Formed in Leyton, East London in 1975, Iron Maiden is a heavy metal band that released over thirty-nine albums throughout…

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Artist Profile: Motley Crue

Formed in Los Angeles, California in 1981, Motley Crue is a rock band that is composed of Tommy Lee on…

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Artist Profile: Scorpions

Formed on 1965, Scorpion is a German rock band that is composed of Rudolf Schenker on rhythm guitar, Herman Rarebell…

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Artist Profile: Cyndi Lauper

Cynthia Ann Stephanie Lauper or popularly known as Cyndi Lauper is a singer, songwriter, and actress who has been in…

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Artist Profile: Gloria Estefan and Miami Sound Machine

Gloria Estefan and Miami Sound Machine is an American band that plays Latin-influenced music. The band was formed in 1975…

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Artist Profile: Luther Vandross

Luther Vandross was a singer-songwriter and record producer. He started his career as an in-demand background vocalist for several well-known…

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Artist Profile: Peter Gabriel

Born on February 13, 1950, Peter Brian Gabriel or popularly known as Peter Gabriel, is an English singer, record producer,…

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Artist Profile: Pixies

Formed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1986, Pixies are an alternative rock band that was composed of Joey Santiago on lead…

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Artist Profile: REO Speedwagon

Formed in Champaign, Illinois in 1967, REO Speedwagon is a rock band that gained popularity in the United States during…

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Artist Profile: The Go-Go’s

Formed in Los Angeles, California in 1978, The Go-Go’s is an American new-wave band that became famous in the early…

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Artist Profile: Bobby Brown

Robert Barisford Brown or more popularly known as Bobby Brown is a singer-songwriter, dancer, actor, and occasional rapper. He was…

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Artist Profile: Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five

Formed in the South Bronx of New York City in 1978, Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five was a hip-hop…

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Artist Profile: DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince

Most of us probably remembered DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince as the musical duo that launched the music…

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Artist Profile: Salt-N-Pepa

This iconic hip-hop girl group was formed in 1985 and it consists of Salt or Cheryl James, DJ Spinderella or…

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Artist Profile: Sade

Sade is an English band that was formed in 1982 in London whose music features the elements of sophisti-pop, quiet…

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Artist Profile: Thompson Twins

The Thompson Twins was a British new wave/ mainstream pop group that was formed in 1977. They gained popularity in…

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The Best Alternative Bands in the 1980s

During the 1980s, alternative music meant anything that mainstream radio would not play, which was mostly anything back then. If…

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Artist Profile: Billy Idol

Billy Idol was one of the first pop/rock artists that gained massive success from the 80s music scene. He started…

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Artist Profile: Kenny Loggins

Kenny Loggins is a singer-songwriter and guitarist who used to be a part of the duo Loggins and Messina. But…

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Artist Profile: Erik B & Rakim

Although they never had a mainstream hit, Eric B. and Rakim were almost universally recognized as the premier DJ/MC team…

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Artist Profile: LL Cool J

Hip-hip is the music genre that is known for short-lived careers, but one rapper proved that he was an exception…

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Top Metal Bands of the 80s

The ‘80s was the decade that gave birth to the sub-genres of hair metal and thrash metal among the many…

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The 1980s: John Lennon, Classic Rock Radio stations and MTV

Introduction to Classic Rock The 1960s: Rock Music Comes of Age The 1970s: Rock vs. Disco The 1980s: John Lennon,…

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Biography of Michael Jackson

Introduction Michael Jackson (August 29, 1958-June 25, 2009) is one of the most famous superstars in the world. The “King…

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John Mellencamp’s Music Biography

John Mellencamp is a musician and singer-songwriter from Indiana who is one of the few but notable artists who brought…

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Introduction to Survivor

Survivor is an American rock band formed in the late 1970s in Chicago by core members Frankie Sullivan and Jim…

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The Music of the 1980s

Because all of the major turmoils from the 1960s and the 1970s — the counterculture movement, the Vietnam war, the…

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The History of Elton John: Classic Rock’s Piano Man

Sir Elton John Sir Elton Hercules John was born Reginald Kenneth Dwight on March 25, 1947 in Pinner, Middlesex, London,…

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