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Everyone has taboos…

and many of them are really sweet! She already knew it 30 years ago, and with this extremely stylish song she was telling the whole world form the top of the charts!

#quotefromthe80s
There’s a quiet storm
And it never felt this hot before
Giving me something that’s taboo

#sade
#thesweetesttaboo

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Cold days

Elton John – Nikita

Cold days when Nikita climbed the charts in Autumn 1985. In Russia I guess it was already snowing in the big chill. And 30 years ago also the war was cold! But sometimes Sir Elton John showed out there with his red cabrio. He warmed the hearts of young soldier ladies,

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The red haired genius

Simply Red – Come to my aid

“Come to my aid” requires us to tell the story of a genius. A funny happy face and red hair. His friends call him simply “Red”. He is also a Manchester United supporter, so the nickname “Red” sounds quite nice to him. His name is Mick Hucknall and wants to be a singer.

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The fairytales queen of the 80s

The name of Simona Zanini is not very famous, we already talked about her on 80+30; yet we all know her: she was one of Valerie Dore’s voices, she was Moon Ray’s voice in Comanchero, she was the voice of other less successful groups. Yet she was not alone: she had met a musician working to become a producer,

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High level people

…not a random level, or a basic level, but… Level 42! 30 years ago in these very days “Something about you” was on top of the charts, with Mark King, his slap style bass playing, and all of his friends!

#quotefromthe80s
but making mistakes
Is a part
Of life’s imperfections

#level42
#somethingaboutyou

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Congratulations for everything!

Sure! Not only because in the latest days Midge Ure, the legendary singer of Ultravox, turned sixty-more years old, but also because he celebrated 30 years of one of his most famous songs, which in these very days in 1985 climbed the hit parade in Britain – this video is really unforgettable!

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We always needed heroes!

We really had a fantastic time, in October 1985! Really, you did not have the time to realize how fantastic music was, like we saw in the latest days, and again, on the other side of the world, this fantastic and legendary woman pulled out of the cupboard a sort of armour,

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Alive!!!

…and kicking! Doing great! An album was born in these very days, but 30 years ago, in Scotland, by five musicians and a fantastic vocalist lady, and as his first whine, there was a fantastic song which soon became an evergreen. The album is called Once upon a time, and the song of course was Alive and kicking!!

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The long haired guy

Gino Vannelli – Black cars

Yesterday I found “Black cars” on the radio, and the speakers were talking about a popstar of the 80s who still has long hair like thirty years ago. I said.. who’s that? Is he someone maybe from 1985? Yes he was!! Of course he was Gino Vannelli!

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