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A jump ahead

But most of all, a jump!
In June 1984 there was just this very one song on top of all charts: JUUUUUUUUMMMMMPPPPPP !!!!

#quotefromthe80s

Oh can’t you see me standing here,
I’ve got my back against the record machine
I ain’t the worst that you’ve seen.

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Lost in translation

In these very days, the first summer nights, in the disco clubs in the towns, in the seaside resorts.. this song was everywhere – and sometimes still is! Those were the full glory days of the so called Italo-disco, which we will explore later in full details.

But htis song really left me sort of,

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And America started dancing…

…in the dark!

Exactly 30 years ago (plus one day, to be honest, but yesterday I was really late writing) an album was being released in the U.S.A.; one of those albums which really changed history: Born in the U.S.A. !!

And so, since we already commented “Born”,

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Against all odds…

Phil Collins – Against all odds

Will “Against all odds” become an evergreen of the 80s? Come on, it was so clear already in Spring 1984, that this song was going to live forever. When Phil Collins wrote this song, he was at the top of his career. But this song,

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