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Wow, I just stumbled upon this. I’m not exactly sure how old is this; but if Cher is 68 now, it’s probably about 50-55 years old. She was busted for stealing her mom’s car. LOL She must have been a real handful. Ha! Didn’t realize that the last 6 numbers  represented the date. So that means she was about 9 years old. LOL

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You know, to any fans of Denroy’s music, I apologize before hand for what I am about to say. I’m sure you’ve read me blog about this before; I absolutely hate it when musicians from the island try to Americanize their own music. To me, it’s sounds so unauthentic when artists do this. Then again, he could have been trying way too hard to appease his record label. After listening to this album, you can appreciate why some artist bust their ass to own their own record label, so they can have full creative control of their albums. There are very few artists that can mix American/rock style of music with reggae, and sound good. This album almost sounds like it was produced by Eddie Grant (which is another artist I don’t care for). It is my opinion that Denroy should have only stock with either all reggae style of music, or all American.  Unfortunately, the only song that I liked out of his entire career, is the one that became his biggest hit; “I’ll Do Anything For You.” – VintageNewscast.com

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This 80’s dance queen has a nice remix album available. I have really enjoyed this entire album, with the exception of two songs I have not heard before; one song song called “The Best Is Yet To Come,” and the other “Follow Your heart.”  They were really slow tempo, and I really was expecting the album to be all dance. The two songs really changed the entire mood of the album. However, I think the album is still worth listening to. Having said that, I really do think that Shannon fans would really like this album. It has two of her biggest hits (also my favorites) “Let The Music Play,” and the hot remix “Give Me Tonight!”

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Actually, these guys are 3 hit wonders in my book. I really expected more out of their career, because they were actually a very talented group.  James “Jim” Seals, and Darrell “Dash” Crofts split up some time in 1980s after their label dumped them. The lead singer James screwed with my head for a very long time, because the texture and inflection of his voice sounded like an exact replica of Cat Steven’s voice. In fact, I actually thought he was trying to be like him for a while. I’ve heard that they’ve started recording a gain, but I haven’t really looked for their music hard enough to be honest. They’re best known for “Summer Breeze,” “Diamond Girl,” and “Closer.” Which happens to be my three favorite songs I love from them.

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Kano was a band from Italy. I’m not sure if they still perform together. A lot of their earlier music is very similar to Giorgio Moroder. Most of their music was disco and electronic. Actually some of their music sounds like new age (space age sounds) I’d almost like to say Depeche Mode, but it’s not exactly that kind of music either. I don’t know if there are a lot of Kano fans, but, no offense, they qualify to be on my “One Hit Wonders” category. Because the only song I liked throughout their entire career is “I’m Ready (1981).”

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UPDATE: I had another CD I had to RIP to my iTunes, and for a minute, I actually forgot how to do it!! Oh my goodness!! I actually forgot how to RIP a CD!! That’s how long it’s been!! LOLOLOLOL. A couple of weeks ago, I purchased an old school CD house mix (used, & nice ‘n’ cheap) from Amazon. The CD/album was basically out of print. I finally gotten around to ripping it in to my iTunes. Wow, I’d never thought I would feel this way but, when I popped my CD in to my computer, it felt like the equivalent of putting a record on my turntable. I’ve been downloading my music for so long, that ripping my CD felt so damn strange! Ripping music feels so ancient now it’s not even funny. LOL. But you know what? I got the music I was looking for and that’s all that matters really.

The nice part was, as a collector of rare and classic music, it was really a joy to be able to purchase the CD from a vendor, when none of the internet music streaming giants had it. This is one of the big problems we sometimes have with music licensing (especially with older music we know and love). I really do hope seasoned folks wake up, and start using services like Spotify, so we can relive our classics.

Updated 11/17/2017

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Captain and Tennille, was one of my favorite musical Duos. Although I hated their variety TV show back in the 70’s; they’ve made a string of recorded hits, such as “Do That To Me One More Time,” and “Lonely Nights,” and “Come In From The Rain,” which all three happen to be one of my favorites. Well, after almost 40 years of marriage, Toni Tennille finally called it quits and filed for divorce last year. How ironic that another one of their huge hits was called “Love Will Keep Us Together,” guess it didn’t. It’s very possible that they’ve just been performing for too long, and fell out of love for each other. It’s been alleged that Toni filed for divorce because her husband Daryl Dragon was recently diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. If this is true, then that means bottom line, she does not want to be burdened by taking care of him. Interesting, it appears a lot of celebrities have this disease doesn’t it? What a shame. This was almost a story book marriage.

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I know that probably a few may not agree, but I think En Vogue’s first album entitled “Born To Sing” was their best album of their entire career. It’s not to say that they didn’t have a couple of hits (here and there) with their later album “Funky Divas (1992);” but the fact remains, they’ve had more hits on their first album than all their other albums.  I honestly don’t know what happened? They have the talent, but for some reason their career tanked. The sad part is that so many groups mimic them back in the day, it wasn’t like people weren’t in to their style of music anymore. I like mostly everything on the “Born To Sing,” except the song called “Time Goes On.” I find that song quite annoying “ticktock, ticktock” through out the song.. LOL. My favorites, and probably the most well known are “Hold On,” “Just Can’t Stay Away,” “Don’t Go,” and I love their rendition of “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy,” was very cute.

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