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It’s raining birthdays!

Dear friends, happy birthday to one of us dinosaurs – the whole jurassic park wishes you happiness! But a lot of people celebrates birthday today: a german girl with whom I have been madly in love for almost 2 weeks, but also a famous american lady who is much more dinosaur than we are.

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They are our men!

30 years ago they were success guarantee! And with this song they smashed the world once again!! But this video was really so dark??

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I’ll be your boy, I’ll be your man
I’ll be the one who understands
I’ll be your first,

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Start

Not really about music, but 30 years ago, Nov 20 1985, the first Windows ever was released! It was something impactful, because it would have, in years and with improved versions, changed the way of working, making it easier to use personal computers. Never again on planet Earth white or green phosphors on black screens with complicated numbers and instructions!

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Wrong season

He was definitely one of the summer kings, we know it, but in November 1985, maybe to fight the sadness of a rainy autumn, the great Sandy Marton released his third and last great success, and completed the maybe random trilogy he had created with People from Ibiza and Camel by camel.

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God save the queen

but most of all God save the Queen!! Thirty years ago, early november 1985, One Vision was released as a single, inspired by Martin Luther King, and following the planetary success that Queen achieved few months before during their Live Aid performance. For the mystery hunters, the songs contains few verses spelt backwards,

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The Great Mother

30 years ago in these very days one of the most beautiful and evocative elegies of the 80s was released as a single. So peculiar and astonishing, its video was a masterpiece of simplicity. It’s about a people who is always at the center of the stage, for any reason,

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Upsetting

30 years ago Propaganda were really on top of the world. Duel was still airing on radios, when in early November their second hit was released. Maybe somehow upsetting, but ready to remain in our memories! But.. they were really living future in advance!

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The calls of the machines drowning in the steam.

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A trip to Amsterdam

Lloyd Cole and the Commotions – Lost Weekend

A trip to Amsterdam was the generational goal for many of us Dinosaurs of the 80s, who often tried and succeeded to organize it as a school trip, with the easy justification that they spoke a very good English up there,

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The fair of nihilism

Surely in the 80s, you could hardly be successful talking about little creatures and roads going nowhere… Yet if you are a genius, you can do it! David Byrne and Talking Heads (if I’m not wrong they liked to be spelt “T∀LKING HE∀DS”) did it, and 30 years ago with the album Little creatures and the wonderful “Road to nowhere”

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