1983

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Police ‘Synchronicity 30 years Old

June 1st, 1983, The Police turned out their KOOLest album ‘Synchronicity’ including  songs like “Every Breath You Take”, “King Of Pain”, and “Wrapped Around your Finger”. This album was so popular that my High School […]

94.5 KOOL FM–06/01/2013

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“BEAT IT”…#1 30 Years Ago Today

1983…two of my favorites got together and made a pretty KOOL song. What? Eddie Van Halen is playing guitar on a Michael Jackson record? Are you serious?! Yeah, and it was AWESOME! 30 years ago […]

94.5 KOOL FM–05/01/2013

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Movies Turning 30 This Year – 1983

The year is 1983; the Washington Redskins win the Superbowl, “Faithfully” by Journey hits its peak on the charts at #12, and some of the greatest movies of the decade are released in a torrent […]

94.5 KOOL FM–02/21/2013

Billy Joel - An Innocent Man (Columbia, 1983)

Best Sellers From The ’80s: Billy Joel’s “An Innocent Man”

Though Nylon Curtain was an interesting album, it didn’t generate the kind of sales figures to which Mr. William Joel had become accustomed. With An Innocent Man, he returned to his roots and moved millions.

11/30/2011

Culture Club - Colour By Numbers (Virgin, 1983)

Best Sellers From The ’80s: Culture Club’s “Colour By Numbers”

The one who prompted the media to reinvent the term “gender bender,” Boy George, and his band, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Culture Club[/lastfm], were pegged to be a “flash-in-the-pan” by every serious music critic to write a sentence […]

10/25/2011