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People hold on Coldcut Lisa Stansfield

Real talent scout

Posted in 1989, United Kingdom
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Coldcut featuring Lisa Stansfield – People hold on

“People hold on” reminds us of Coldcut. Do you remember them? Well, I think… probably. Two British deejay and producers, making songs and album. They leveraged almost anknown singers for their songs.


Madonna Like a prayer

The religion of music

Posted in 1989, United States
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Madonna – Like a prayer

“Like a prayer” marked, on March 3, 1989, one of those days when nothing is like before. On that day, Madonna released her new single. The world of music had great expectations, more than three years after her latest studio album,


Paula Abdul Forever your girl

Talent made woman

Posted in 1989, United States
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Paula Abdul – Forever your girl

“Forever your girl” climbed quickly the charts in late February 1989. Actually the woman who sang this song was famous as a choreographer, rather than as a singer, in those days. But in late 1988 she released an album with the same title as this song.


Holly Johnson Love train

Alone on the train

Posted in 1989, United Kingdom
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Holly Johnson – Love train

“Love train” marked, in early 1989, the debut of Holly Johnson as a solo artist. You heard well: Holly Johnson, the glamorous frontman of Frankie Goes To Hollywood. In the best period of the 80s,


Michael Jackson Leave me alone

Video gossip

Posted in 1989, United States
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Michael Jackson – Leave me alone

When Michael Jackson released “Leave me alone” in February 1989, nobody really had the feeling of a new song. In fact, he had released the album “Bad” eighteen months before. The King had also released seven singles out of this album: I just can’t stop loving you,


Raf Cosa resterà degli anni 80

La domanda del secolo

Posted in 1989, Italy
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Raf – Cosa resterà degli anni 80

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Edie Brickell What I am

Names are important

Posted in 1989, United States
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Edie Brickell & New Bohemians – What I am

“What I am” reminds us of the importance of choosing the right names and titles. Especially when they are very long! In the early months of 1989 Edie Brickell and the New Bohemians reached the top of the charts with this excellent song.


Ladri di Biciclette

Ladri sì, ma per suonare

Posted in 1989, Italy
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Ladri di Biciclette – Ladri di Biciclette

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Mia Martini Almeno tu nell'universo

Almeno lei, finalmente lei

Posted in 1989, Italy
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Mia Martini – Almeno tu nell’universo

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