Tag Archives: 80s

What It Takes

If you ever meet a man who claims to have been the accordion player in Aerosmith, he might not be lying. Full lyrics HERE.

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And Smiled

“You could be intimidated by him, his height and thinness and black-clad persona and sunglasses, but if he pushed his sunglasses onto the bridge of his nose, you saw his turquoise eyes, and when he looked at you and smiled, it was like, ‘Oh my God, the sun came out!’” ~Paulina Porizkova, about her late …

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Tragic Young Girls

I remember the first time I heard Teen Angel as a kid, on the radio.  It was so ridiculously over-the-top that I burst out laughing, certain that everyone was in on the joke– then turned to see my little sister, tears streaming down her face, glaring at me as if I were some kind of …

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The Breakup Song

This one took me a while to find because all I could remember was “Uh-uh-uh, uh-uh-uh-uh-uh,” and you can’t Google that. The Greg Kihn Band is still together and still touring, although not as much as they did when they were young.  Their website is HERE. Full lyrics HERE.  

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The future’s open wide…

I like two things about this song:  the interesting way they use the drums to emphasize the chorus, and the optimism of the lyrics. Full lyrics HERE.

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And the chills stay away

I love the new twist he put on an old standard. Full lyrics HERE.

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It’s All the Same Thing…

  Love And Rockets had a unique blend of electric and acoustic instruments that gave them a distinctive sound. Full lyrics HERE.

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Plastic Love

This popped up in the “Up Next” sidebar on YouTube, and I do rather like this one. Original and translated lyrics below the fold.

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