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This woman can do everything!

Sinitta – Toy Boy

Toy boy, we know, is definitely Sinitta’s greatest hit. In the late 80s maybe she looked like one of the many vocalists working with Stock Aitken and Waterman. Maybe she seemed in search for her quarter of hour of electronically enhanced celebrity.

Actually Sinitta,

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A feeling of deja-vu, but beautiful

New Order – True faith

When we first saw the video of True Faith, in July 1987, it definitely was really appealing, like the song. Actually I always had the feeling that the video was recalling elements from other videos that we already knew and liked, carefully mixed.

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Roses in Paradise

Guns N’ Roses – Paradise City

“Paradise City” should kick off a whole celebration day! In fact, Metal fans should celebrate today, because on Jul 21, 1987 Guns N’ Roses released what Wikipedia calls “best-selling debut album … with about 30 million copies sold worldwide, it is also one of the best-selling records ever”.

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Not so bitter, after all

Little Steven – Bitter fruit

“Bitter fruit”, one of the greatest solo hits of Steven Van Zandt. Now, Steve Van Zandt is not a famous name, but is definitely a famous guy! The fans of the Boss love him, because he played in thousands of concerts with Springsteen, being the guitar of the great E-Street Band.

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Everything changes in a day

Terence Trent D’Arby – Dance little sister

“Dance little sister” tells us how a genius can change things in music. It happens, sometimes, it looks like an ordinary day, and than nothing will ever be like it was before. Doubts turn into facts, evidence turns into reality. It happened on Jul 13,

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The crossings of life

Life can reserve unexpected moments and unbelievable crossings. They may happen sooner of later, and some people seem more likely to be in these situations. Surely, if you are in a relationship at 14, with a guy who is 33 years older than you and he plays the fucking bass in Rolling Stones,

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The fate of a Queen

Kylie Minogue – Locomotion

“Locomotion” represents the beginning of Kylie Minogue’s career. The beginning was quite common, a girl in Australia singing a cover for a charity event. Few people see her, but it’s enough for her to gain a contract and, in 1987, release a single with this song.

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The rumours of summer

Bananarama – I heard a rumour

“I heard a rumour” is really a song for summer. Actually Bananarama had to be somehow grateful to summer, given their first major hit. And in summer 1987 they were back with their happiness. They had a good video, but the song was probably too influenced by the producers,

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