Category Archives: 80s

Remembering Michael Been of The Call, 1950-2010

Sad news today about the passing of Michael Been, songwriter and lead vocalist of The Call. In the wake of the early 80s success of U2, The Call was one of a number of anthemic rock bands that followed, including … Continue reading

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Talking to Girls About Duran Duran

Hard to come up with a better post title than the one of Rolling Stone contributing editor Rob Sheffield’s new book of the same name. A brief, easy to read year by year memoir of 80s music, Sheffield’s book will … Continue reading

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