Author Topic: Who “owned” the 1980s musically?  (Read 381 times)

Re: Who “owned” the 1980s musically?
« Reply #30 on: May 29, 2020, 03:13:25 pm »
Or just me being feisty on a Friday amped up on raspberry diet smapplr
Hey, I'm just glad you are back
you were kinda on a Forum-diet for a while there

I've always thought that when we see someone in the wild who we *suspect* is a boardie, the secret question should be, "Hey, are you a friend of Kosmo Vinyl?".  Anyone not in the inner circle will be completely dumbfounded.

Unless they are aware who the real Kosmo Vinyl is.
Wait, I thought we determined he was a bot....with a proclivity for KPOP and Welsh bands
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StoneTheCrow

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Re: Who “owned” the 1980s musically?
« Reply #31 on: May 30, 2020, 08:14:03 pm »
The Style Council was an amazing group of musicians who weren't tied to any one genre of music and could easily move between jazz, soul and pop.  Their sound is timeless and they managed some truly memorable songs along the way.  They influence many people to explore music beyond the sound of The Jam.

“Introducing....” was their first and,sadly, best release.  From there they were a singles band as far as I’m concerned. Some great, songs but the albums were underwhelming. I gave up on them after Internationalists.

hutch

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Re: Who “owned” the 1980s musically?
« Reply #32 on: May 30, 2020, 08:30:41 pm »
You know I thought of a good one...Nile Rodgers


He was everywhere..a ton of great albums produced by him or even deriving from Chic

lily1

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Re: Who “owned” the 1980s musically?
« Reply #33 on: June 01, 2020, 08:26:02 pm »
Madonna is in the top 3, absolutely. Her impact to women and use of sexuality in popular culture was unparalleled.

Duran Duran, in the top 10. Especially for impact on music videos.

hutch

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Re: Who “owned” the 1980s musically?
« Reply #34 on: June 01, 2020, 08:33:09 pm »
Agree ..definitely Madonna

I think she had great impact on boys too


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Re: Who “owned” the 1980s musically?
« Reply #35 on: June 08, 2020, 11:34:09 am »
I kinda feel like Huey Lewis and the Police deserve at least an honorable mention.