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Rock Music of the 80′s

Music in the 1980s was all about image and with the advent and popularity of MTV, the images that accompanied artists became more important than ever. When it came to music during the decade, nothing was understated, not the sound, not the fashion, not even the charity.
Rock Music of the 80's - RocknRoll Goulash

Rock Music of the 80′s Music in the 1980s was all about image and with the advent and popularity of MTV, the images that accompanied artists became more important than ever. When it came to music during the decade, nothing was understated, not the sound, not the fashion, not even the charity.

Annabella lwin and Bow Wow Wow -I Want Candy - RocknRoll Goulash

Bow Wow Wow have always been just a band that only a few people have heard of , let alone listened to, but they have always deserved a lot more than this.

Talking Heads: True Stories -Puzzling Evidence - RocknRoll Goulash

I saw this movie when it came out in theaters, in Hinsdale, Illinois, of all places. I count myself lucky, because it didn't play in too many places nor for too long. This is a really joyous and upbeat kind of multi-purpose movie. Put it on when you're feeling blue.

The Pogues -Fiesta - RocknRoll Goulash

"In the all-time top twenty 'rock' albums" The Pogues -Fiesta The Pogues -Fiesta: If I Should Fall From Grace With God When they first appeared, people referred to the Pogues as an 'Irish punk' outfit. Since then I've heard them recategorized half a dozen times.

Eartha Kitt -Where is my Man - RocknRoll Goulash

This review is from: Best Of: Where Is My Man (Audio CD) What can I say about the beautiful & unique Miss Kitt? No one in the world can obtain such a voice set to classic NRG music. Eartha is on my top ten list of IMPORTANT people & things in my life.

Blondie - Rapture - RocknRoll Goulash

I completely forgot that the wondeful song "Call Me" was never included on any of Blondie's albums. Well, someone at the record company was very kind to include it here. Also included is "Suzy and Jeffrey" the B-side of The Tide is High single.

LAX - Ronald Reagan's Ronnie's Song - RocknRoll Goulash

Ronald Reagan QuotesFunny Quotes by President Ronald Reagan: "How can a president not be an actor?" -when asked "How could an actor become president?' "The nine most terrifying words in the English language are: 'I'm from the government and I'm here to help.'" "Thomas Jefferson once said, 'We should never judge a president by his age, only by his works.'

Nena - 99 Luftballons - RocknRoll Goulash

"Nena - One of the best from Germany" By This review is from: 99 Luftballons (Audio CD) As one who enjoys music with German and Scandanavian origins , this was and is a truly brilliant album. Sure 99 Red Balloons is good , if not overplayed . 99 Luftballons is even better .

Berlin-No More Words - RocknRoll Goulash

"Most Underrated Performer Ever" By Berlin-No More Words: Love Life (Audio CD) Terri Nunn is at once a sex goddess and an etheral angel. On this her second album with Berlin, She performs with the shimmering brilliance only the natural posses.

Missing Persons - Words - RocknRoll Goulash

I remember seeing "Words" on MTV so many years ago when I was very young and thought it was pretty weird. I saw "Words" on MTV recently and thought it was pretty weird. But the music on Spring Session M is so well crafted and performed such that I think it's one of the most influential albums of the period.

Quarterflash -Harden My Heart - RocknRoll Goulash

OK, so she's (Rindy Ross) a saxophone playing school teacher who made it big in the early 80′s. Aside from that, this is an awesome CD! No 80′s collection is complete without it. And for the record, or is it CD, this disc has the full version of 'Find Another Fool'.

Martha Davis and The Motels -Total Control - RocknRoll Goulash

This song "Total Control"is basically a sexy female singing (or wailing) over a throbbing guitar and bass backup. Fortunately, the lyrics are not over-written and you're left with serious female horniness. "Nobody can do it quite like The Motels."

B52's Cindy Wilson -Rock Lobster - RocknRoll Goulash

Cynthia Leigh Wilson is a vocalist, songwriter and a founding member of new wave rock band The B-52s. She was born in Athens, Georgia. The B-52′s were formed when Wilson, her older brother and guitarist Ricky, organist and vocalist Kate Pierson, drummer and percussionist Keith Strickland, and vocalist Fred Schneider played an impromptu musical jam session after sharing a tropical Flaming Volcano drink at a local Chinese restaurant.

B52's Kate Pierson -Love Shack - RocknRoll Goulash

B52′s Kate Pierson -Love Shack Catherine Elizabeth "Kate" Pierson is an American vocalist, lyricist, and one of the lead singers and founding members of The B-52′s. One of the multi-instrumentalists in the band, Pierson played guitar, bass and various keyboard instruments. In the B-52s, she has performed alongside Cindy Wilson, Fred Schneider, Ricky Wilson and Keith Strickland.

Cyndi Lauper -Money Changes Everything - RocknRoll Goulash

"Essential Cyndi Lauper" Cyndi Lauper -Money Changes Everything Cyndi Lauper became one of the most well-known singers of the 80′s. If it weren't for Madonna she would have become huge. Lauper's original style will evoke memories of the 80′s for those living in that era.

Chuck Berry and Keith Richards -Nadine - RocknRoll Goulash

Chuck Berry and Keith Richards -Nadine. "Nadine" (also known as "Nadine (Is It You?)") is a song written and performed by Chuck Berry. It was released as a single in February 1964 and was the first music that Berry released after finishing a prison term in October 1963.

Texas Tornados -Is Anybody Going to San Antone - RocknRoll Goulash

"Great introduction to the band" By Texas Tornados -Is Anybody Going to San Antone TEXAS TORNADOS are a TEX-MEX supergroup that I can remember playing in the jukebox when hanging at the local bars back home. Their songs are fun, lively and will get you dancing.

Texas Tornados -She's About a Mover - RocknRoll Goulash

This is a good live recording especially with Freddy Fender. I grew up in the 60′s listening to the 60′s rock and the song She's About A Mover was 1 of my favorite songs back then and that was the origional recording.

The Fanatic by Felony - RocknRoll Goulash

This review is from: The Fanatic. Hits and Unreleased Works. (MP3 Music) This is not allowed to be sold. This property belongs to me. Wife of Jeffrey Scott Spry. His brother Joe Spry has only half rights and without my consent can not sell, distribute, alter, or use my images and or songs or lyrics,etc.

The Nails -88 Lines About 44 Women - RocknRoll Goulash

The Nails -88 Lines About 44 Women: Mood Swing (Audio CD) I don't frequently engage in hyperbole, but this album has ALWAYS been in my Top Ten favorite records of all time. Really. "Pet Sounds" by the Beach Boys; "Something/Anything" by Todd Rundgren; "Help!"

The Tubes- What Do You Want From Life - RocknRoll Goulash

I saw The Tubes for the first time about six months after this album was recorded, and the show was just beyond description (especially for a 17-year-old!). It completely changed the way I thought about rock music, and completely changed my standards for what a good rock performance should look and sound like.

Wayne Toups -Sweet Joline - RocknRoll Goulash

Wayne Toups -Sweet Joline This is dedicated to the to Wayne Toups' fine music and a hard to find song "Sweet Joline". Zydecajun. Zydeco Rock music. Or "accordion rock music.". A Cajun Goulash Dish! Enjoy some Zydeco Rock. Leave me a "Like" and if you enjoy this song, please share it.

Social Distortion -Ball and Chain - RocknRoll Goulash

"Whiskey ... Punk ... Blues" Social Distortion -Ball and Chain: Social Distortion It's a shame you never see these guys on any "Most Important American Artists" lists or even getting much recognition or respect at all. Hell, I don't know if VH-1 has called them yet.

Patti Smith - Smells Like Teen Spirit - RocknRoll Goulash

This review is from: Twelve (Audio CD) Patti's always had a way with cover songs. In the early days, she'd begin her gigs with the Velvet Underground's "We're Gonna Have a Real Good Time Together." She's always had a tendency towards wacky - I've seen her cover "Tomorrow" from Annie and "You Light Up My Life" in concerts.

Sparks -I Wish I Looked A Little Better - RocknRoll Goulash

"HE DEVIL IS IN THE DETAIL" Sparks -I Wish I Looked A Little BetterThis review is from: In Outer Space- By Nothing is ever as it seems with Sparks. On first listen this sounds like fairly typical early-80s synth-dance music, but there is definitely something very strange and eerie underneath the surface.