Favorite Music Video

Day 70: “What’s your favorite music video of all time?” Wow! I have so many videos to choose from. MTV was there for me as a kid. I saw some of the earliest videos on the channel. I saw video kill the radio star. I saw Michael Jackson make history as one of the first […]

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#514 Duran Duran – Rio

Duran Duran was one of the bands from the early 80s that I really liked. They were in the right place at the right time in history. MTV was a new way to promote music. The band had a slick sound and an even slicker look. It was a perfect match. In the UK they […]

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#440 Japan – Quiet Life

Japan’s Quiet Life was a new direction for the former glam rock band. Their work on a single song with producer Giorgio Moroder gave them a taste of electronic dance.  From the opening song “Quiet Life” I believe I have step into some weird place where there is another Duran Duran. Vocalist David Sylvian is similar to […]

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1001 Albums #87

The Velvet Underground & Nico from The Velvet Underground is out of order in the book of 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die. The problem is that the book is wrong on the order of some of the albums. I think I will make more changes with the next post. The Velvet Underground has risen from an underappreciated band that was briefly managed by artist Andy Warhol to one that […]

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