1981: a fresh faced young man from the west coast arrives in New York city and heads straight for the nearest record shop.
1981. There has been an awakening. Have you felt it?
No more champagne and the fireworks are through - the holiday season may be over, but Stewart can still spare a thought for a song that was lost in the Christmas rush 34 years ago.
I’ve never been what anyone could even remotely describe as a ‘Classic Rock’ fan. All that posturing and ‘axe grinding’ never really appealed to my predominately pop-orientated palate. Okay, I […]
The standards album has become an emergency career rescue stand-by in recent years, but when Carly Simon released Torch in 1981 it was something that hadn’t really been done by […]
The rivalry and tensions which had been long-brewing within the ranks of The Human League came to a head towards the end of 1980. Founder members Phil Oakey and Martyn Ware enjoyed […]
Knowing when to leave a party is a trick that not many pop stars have learned – realising that the lights are about to come up and making a dignified […]