Tag Archives: 1980’s

30 Record Albums that are Turning 30 in 2018 – Part 1

The year was 1988…Stephen Hawking publishes “A Brief History Of Time”, Ben Johnson wins the 100m gold at the Seoul Olympics and is then disqualified for taking steroids, the first McDonald’s behind the Iron Curtain opened in Belgrade, “The Last … Continue reading

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40 Albums Turning 30 in 2017

      30 years ago, the world was a very different place. The U.S. was being run by former movie actor Ronald Reagan,  Platoon won the Best Picture Oscar, The Simpsons cartoon first appears as a series of shorts on The … Continue reading

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Depeche Mode’s debut album ‘Speak & Spell’ was released on Oct 5, 1981

– ‘Speak & Spell’ was Depeche Mode‘s debut album. – This was the only album that Vince Clarke ( Yazoo, Erasure ) played on. – Three singles were released off of ‘Speak & Spell’, they were “Dreaming of Me”, “New … Continue reading

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Toronto Punk group Abrasives on Super 8 film from the 1980’s [Video]

*This is a compilation of five (from many) different appearances by Toronto band Abrasives, 1985-1988. Originally shot on Super 8 film that has deteriorated – including sound, at points – over the past thirty years, three are at the historic … Continue reading

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Depeche Mode’s “Just Can’t Get Enough” single released September 7, 1981 in the UK

  On September the 7th, 1981 Depeche Mode released in the UK their third single “Just Can’t Get Enough” from their debut album ‘Speak and Spell’. “Just Can’t Get Enough” was written by founding member Vince Clarke, who left the … Continue reading

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