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It was the era of the New Romantics, Blitz Kids and Gender Benders. From the UK club scene came the likes of Boy George and Steve Strange. Fashion went wild with pirate shirts, kilts, glitter and... More > makeup.
Huw Collingbourne was there - a writer for ‘80s music magazines such as Number One, Kicks and Flexipop!, he interviewed all the stars of the day. In neon 80s, many of those interviews are printed for the first time in decades. Whether you were there at the time or only know the period through its music, neon 80s gives you a unique flavour of that luminous decade...
neon 80s Includes original interviews with: Steve Strange, Marilyn, Divine, Pete Burns, Boy George, Spandau Ballet, Depeche Mode, Limahl, Midge Ure, David Sylvian of Japan, Adam Ant, Toyah, Modern Romance, Matt Bianco, Heaven 17, Duran Duran, ABC, The Thompson Twins, Kim Wilde.
Plus new articles about the styles, fashions, musical trends and memorable events of the 1980s...< Less
Cindi Lauper: The 80’s Superstar
Going solo, Lauper cracked onto the graphes with her launching cd, She's So Unusual. With her assorted garments, flamboyantly styled hair, and communicable pop melodies, Lauper took the music world... More > by shock. The 1983 recording supplied practically 5 thousand contents and featured her very first struck, "Girls Just Want to Have Fun." The song became a female celebration anthem, and the video for it entered into large rotation on MTV. Lauper came to be hugely prominent virtually overnight, racking up a strand of favorites that consisted of the ballads "Time After Time" and "All Through the Night." She was additional dealt with for her job when she gained the 1984 Grammy Award for Best New Artist. Her 1986 follow-up cd, True Colors, offered practically 1 million contents.< Less
The Sound Of The Crowd: a Discography of the '80s
THE SOUND OF THE CROWD is the ultimate record collector’s guide to the 1980s. In the era of multi-formatting, picture discs, coloured vinyl, multiple remixes, funny shaped records and tiny CDs... More > you could lose down the back of the sofa, this book lists every format of every single, EP and album released in the UK in the ’80s by over 100 of the decade’s biggest acts.< Less
The Magic City in Miami Vice, Scarface, 80s Movies, and Burn Notice a guide to locations and 80s culture
Miami was 1980s America on steroids. Miami Vice, Scarface, and 80s era Miami movies captured the frenetic energy of the time period. Everything from South Beach exotic dancers to the Vizcaya mansion... More > was filmed. Along with the Miami TV show Burn Notice, these productions are known for their trend setting entertainment. This illustrated guide reveals for the first time how these TV shows and movies can also be a resource for 80s culture and iconic locations. When compared with Miami Vice, Burn Notice illustrates the character of the 80s by showing how different Miami is today. Notations show where important locations (many now gone) and scenes showing culture can be found on the DVDs. Facts about locations are included. Key Miami locations and scenes in the entire Miami Vice series and in 80s era movies are listed. All Miami Vice music is listed at the end. This guide will be appreciated by fans of these shows as well as by those who are interested in the 80s, Miami history, or Art Deco.< Less
Metal, Madness & Mayhem - An Insider's Journey Through the Hollywood '80s
It's finally here... The definitive book that takes the reader on an insiders jouney behind the scenes of what was to become the '80s hair band phenomenon!
True, never before... More > told stories of Motley Crue, Guns 'n Roses, Quiet Riot, W.A.S.P., RATT and more. Oh yeah, let's not forget the clubs, the drugs and of course the girls! So break out your Spandex and Aqua-Net and be prepared to go on an adventure!
Go back in music history with someone who witnessed the rousing music and out-of-control debauchery of the metal and glam movement along the Sunset Strip.
About the Author
Michael J. Flaherty was a young Beverly Hills businessman who became fed up with the corporate world and decided to seek a new frontier. He found just that, quite by accident in what was the emerging metal rock scene of the early ‘80s.
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The Music of Black Sabbath
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Chris Wade's book on the music of Black Sabbath, beginning with their Birmingham blues roots, to their landmark innovative albums of the 70s with Ozzy Osbourne, into the Dio and Tony Martin years of... More > the 80s and beyond.
Wade delves into their back catalogue, interspersing album analysis with biographical information, with new Q and As with such people as former lead singer of Black Sabbath and Deep Purple Ian Gillan, Glenn Cornick (Jethro Tull), 80s Sabbath drummer Eric Singer, their first manager Jim Simpson, engineer Tony Cousins and more. Chris Wade is a UK based writer and musician. His music project Dodson and Fogg has been widely acclaimed and he has written books on Malcolm McDowell, The Incredible String Band and The Kinks. He has also worked with comedian Rik Mayall on an audiobook of his novels.< Less
Careless Whisper (music sheet)
MauColi's original arrangement for the piano of this wonderful 80's song by George Michael.
Arreglo original de MauColi para piano de esta canción maravillosa de los ochentas de George... More > Michael.
Arrangiamento originale di MauColi per pianoforte di questa meravigliosa canzone degli anni 80 di George Michael.< Less
ZAMBIAN MUSIC LEGENDS
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ZAMBIAN MUSIC LEGENDS is a marathon journey into the history of Zambian music. This journey surveys the wonderful art from its traditional function in the distant past to the present era where... More > ‘Zam-ragga’ and hip hop have taken root.
The book also pays tribute to the often unsung heroes who have devoted their lives and careers to the growth of the music industry.
Music is an essential mass media tool that contributes to the socio-cultural development of society. As a result of this the book further attempts to look at the role music has played in shaping the socio-cultural and economic development of the country.
To those that were there in the past the book rekindles those sweet memories of the twisting 50’s, swinging 60’s and the Zam-rocking 70’s. It then takes you into the 80’s and 90’s when Kalindula beats reverberated in the nation.
To the young, as they strive to re-discover their musical identity through Zam-ragga and hip-hop, there are lessons to learn from the past. This is also their book.< Less
SLIT Fanzine & Tucson's New Music Scene, 1980-1981
This book is the collected issues of Tucson's SLIT punk music fanzine, circa 1980-1981. It documented, in an irreverant and humorous way, the activity of Tucson's then-burgeoning punk and new wave... More > music scene. Includes interviews and articles written by the leading lights of the day, namely The Pills, The Serfers, Green On Red, Giant Sandworms, Loudness One , The Phantom Limbs, PreFix, The Seldoms, Urban Gorillas, Jonny Sevin, and others, as well as lots of cartoons about the bands and the scene. Forward written by Al Perry. Slide show preview, as well as a downloadable pdf file of the introduction, a covers gallery, and the index available at howardsalmon.com/slit.html< Less