Modern Musicology #74 - The Music of 1983 Part 2

Modern Musicology #74 – Music of 1983 (Pt 2)

1983 Part 2 This week we talk about the second half of 1983 — July through December. With incredible debuts by Madonna, Cyndi Lauper, Wham!, Metallica, Slayer and more, plus major releases from Yes (90125), Genesis (Genesis), Huey Lewis and the News (Sports), KISS (Lick it Up), Motley Crue (Shout at the Devil), Lionel Richie (Can’t Slow Down), John Cougar Mellencamp (Uh Huh), Paul McCartney (Pipes of Peace), Eurythmics (Touch), Duran Duran (Seven

Modern Musicology #54 - Second Albums

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Modern Musicology #29 - Tony Fletcher Interview

Modern Musicology #29 – Tony Fletcher Interview

Rob and Alan sit down for a chinwag with Tony Fletcher, author of books like Moon: The Life and Death of a Rock Legend, Perfect Circle: The Story of REM, In the Midnight Hour: The Life & Soul of Wilson Pickett, a memoir called Boy About Town, and his newest, The Best of Jamming!: Selections

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SOUL FORGE 65: Other People’s Kids

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SOUL FORGE PODCAST 64: Dalai Lama’s Rules For Living

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Soul Forge 57: What Is Beauty?

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Soul Forge 55: Confidence Unmasked

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Soul Forge 54: Summer Is Coming

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