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“The Lost 45s” of the 70s & 80s CDs One & Two!

Barry Scott and Varese Sarabande Records Present: "The Lost 45s" of the 70s and 80s Volume One: Featuring Top 40 Hits not available on CD in America! $35.95 Includes domestic shipping (2-3 weeks) - International must e-mail for details! Hear ad for CD!   Volume One Track Listings 1. The Safety Dance - Men Without Hats (single edit) (Ivan Doroschuk) Backstreet single 52232; Pop #3, 1983 Produced by Marc Durand […]

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6/7/13- 80s Superstars next release

In September, a unique series of very special DVD/CD packages, 'Live From Metropolis Studios' ' from 4 multi-platinum selling artists - Belinda Carlisle, Spandau Ballet's Tony Hadley, Heaven 17 and Level 42 will be released. They feature countless hit singles and album tracks performed in front of an intimate live 'fan only' audience at the legendary West London studio complex. This quartet of artists who illuminated the 1980s with such […]

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4/10/13- Cyndi Lauper Celebrates 30th!

It has been thirty years since Cyndi Lauper released her debut album, "She's So Unusual." The iconic "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" (and the just as iconic Captain Lou Albano video), "Time After Time," "She Bop," "All Through the Night" and the rest of the album sound as fresh today as when they were released in 1983. To celebrate the anniversary, Lauper will be performing the entire album plus […]

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5/24/12 – Elton John hospitalized briefly

Elton John checked into a Los Angeles hospital Wednesday, where doctors diagnosed the 65-year-old singer with a serious respiratory infection, his publicist said Thursday. The 65-year-old singer was released from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles after testing and treatment Wednesday, according to his publicist. John became ill while performing his "Million Dollar Piano" show at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas last weekend, leading him to undergo […]

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3/2/12 – Bow Wow Wow reunite

Bow Wow Wow were around officially for just three short years from 1980 to 1983, recording three albums (one of which was cassette only) and scoring a number of international hits including "I Want Candy." For the first time in almost thirty years, the group will tour the U.K., starting April 19. No plans have been announced for the U.S. as of yet.

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11/23/11 – George Michael in hospital

Singer George Michael has been hospitalized in Vienna with pneumonia. A statement on the star's website said that he has been forced to cancel upcoming shows "due to his ongoing illness."

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11/22/11 – Robin Gibb has cancer (updated)

Robin Gibb, formerly of the Bee Gees, is reportedly battling liver cancer, according to multiple British outlets. Gibb, 61, has been undergoing treatment for several months and was rushed to the hospital last week after an emergency call was placed from his home. He returned home five hours later and was joined by his mother, Barbara, 91, and surviving brother, Barry, 65, who flew in from the U.S. UPDATE: Former […]

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11/19/11 – Gary Garcia Dead

Gary Garcia, who teamed with Jerry Buckner to perform the 1982 hit 'Lost 45' "Pac-Man Fever," a song synonymous with 1980s pop culture and America's early love affair with arcade gaming, died yesterday at his home in Englewood, Fla. He was 63.

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