The mission. Fill one 80-minute CD with the best of Yes from the 1970s. Arguably, Yes was perhaps the best of the progressive rock bands, and the 1970s was their greatest period. My view anyway. I found a CD that I made a couple of years ago. It differs slightly from the list below. I … More 80 Minutes of Yes
The origins of The Cure date back to the mid 1970’s. Their music evolved from album to album, echoing the punk and post-punk eras, and adopting the Gothic rock persona. By the time Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me (1987) came along, which was their seventh album, and the first that caught my ear, The … More The Cure: The 80’s
“Even Billy Idol gets it!” That is a line from The Wedding Singer, one of the better Adam Sandler films. Billy Idol is onboard the flight where Adam Sandler’s character confesses his love for the Drew Barrymore character in song. Billy Idol, the punk rocker to cultural icon. In the late 1970’s, Idol and Generation … More Billy Idol: The 80’s
The New Wave Beatles. That’s a pretty heavy label to lay on a group, but XTC would be known for smart, catchy pop. This band started as a post-punk, high energy British band that evolved into a diverse, psychedelic pop machine before they imploded. This is a challenging group to categorize because they changed styles … More XTC: The 80’s
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