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Strange behaviour

Duran Duran – Skin trade

When Duran Duran released “Skin trade” in February 1987, we all thought that it was a great title. I mean, the title was weird, some sort of provocation. But it sounded well, few months after “Notorious“, another weird title.

But This title has a really weird story!

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Should have been a director

The Communards – You are my world

“You are my world” shows us how Jimmy Somerville was definitely a fantastic singer, both with Bronski Beat and with Communards, but look at his videos! He got talent! I mean, he could as well be a great director! Absolutely stylish art!!!

And we must remember that Communards released this song in late 1985.

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Message for men and women

Simply Red – The right thing

Doing the right thing is always fundamental. And for Simply Red at the beginning of 1987, the right thing was to write a message to men and women. In fact, “Men and women” was the title of this new album released in Feb 1987.

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Things to remember

Eighth Wonder – Will you remember

30 years ago Sanremo was over, but the performance of a guest star went straight into history. She was the great Patsy Kensit, serial bride of musicians. B.A.D.’s Dan Donovan, then the great Jim Kerr, then Oasis’ Liam Gallagher, and again a british dj.

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A Maestro in jazz and romance

Al Jarreau – L is for lover

Al Jarreau, great musician, passed in mid February 1987. He was a jazz and soul master, but exactly 30 years before, mid October 1986, he entered for a while our pop world with his great “L is for lover”. May he rest in peace and ispire many young musicians from above.

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Salutiamo il maestro

Sorry, this entry is only available in Italian.

Hits: 35

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Singing Italy

Gianni Morandi, Enrico Ruggeri, Umberto Tozzi – Si può dare di più

Tonight will be an important night in Italy. There can be three of four in a year, but one is always the final night of Sanremo. In 1987 it happened what had to happen: many great artists were competing,

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Lies at festival

Spandau Ballet – How many lies

Dear dinosaurs, as you might know this is the Sanremo festival week in Italy. 30 years ago, in 1987, it was probably not the best festival in history, though it’s a fact that some evergreen songs were presented there and made history. Before coming to winners and losers,

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Talent and style

The Blow Monkeys – It doesn’t have to be this way

Talent and style. This were The Blow Monkeys. Maybe not worldwide famous like other 80s icons, but I can assure that Dr. Robert and his group had plenty of style, talent, and class. You can hear it in this very sophisticated pop,

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