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Old December 23 2013, 04:16 AM   #106
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^^For the kids out there who haven't heard the story, "Video Killed the Radio Star" is the very first video that MTV played when they went on the air (not that I had the channel at that point).

(And yes, MTV used to play music videos.)
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Old December 23 2013, 05:12 AM   #107
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My friends and I went to a Halloween party dressed as these guys back in 1982





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Old December 23 2013, 05:22 AM   #108
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This is 2/3 of the Stray Cats, plus Earl Slick:

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Old December 23 2013, 05:25 AM   #109
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I love the Stray Cats. The 80's were also big for Windham Hill and New Age artists. Liz Story was a favorite pianist from that crowd.

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Old December 23 2013, 05:46 AM   #110
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Old December 23 2013, 05:52 AM   #111
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I love the Stray Cats. The 80's were also big for Windham Hill and New Age artists. Liz Story was a favorite pianist from that crowd.

I recall seeing acts like Michael Hedges and Tuck and Patti at the Varsity Theater in Palo Alto, Ca.
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Old December 23 2013, 05:55 AM   #112
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Before Crazy. Before The Matrix.



Rush, Rush

Oh No!!! 1991!!!

Forever Your Girl 1988



Forever Your Girl

Honestly I'd break music up by 1945-54, 1955-64, 1965-74, 1975-84, 1985-94...etc.
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Old December 23 2013, 05:56 AM   #113
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'In the Dark' is a favorite, one of the few things my mom and I ever agreed on, The Dead.



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Old December 23 2013, 06:00 AM   #114
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I love the Stray Cats. The 80's were also big for Windham Hill and New Age artists. Liz Story was a favorite pianist from that crowd.
I recall seeing acts like Michael Hedges and Tuck and Patti at the Varsity Theater in Palo Alto, Ca.
Cool. Near my school there was a small bar in Northampton alled 'The Iron Horse' (which has since become something else that cranky coots might bemoan) which in the day was small, crowded and delightfully intimate for solo artists to play. I saw Liz Story there an arm's reach away. She was funny and very entertaining.
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Old December 23 2013, 06:02 AM   #115
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Before Crazy. Before The Matrix.
But not before Bill & Ted.

And yeah, 1991 is totally off-topic:

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Old December 23 2013, 06:03 AM   #116
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Old December 23 2013, 06:17 AM   #117
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Before Crazy. Before The Matrix.
But not before Bill & Ted.

And yeah, 1991 is totally off-topic:

Nirvana...



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They ripped their sound from bands from mid 70's till mid 80's.
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Old December 23 2013, 06:21 AM   #118
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Beastie Boys during the 80's was cool...but got better during the 90's. Sigh.
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Old December 23 2013, 06:24 AM   #119
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"Ripped"? Were influenced by, perhaps...just as the Beatles were influenced by the early rock 'n' roll of the 50s. But both bands were paradigm-changers in their respective eras.
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Old December 23 2013, 06:30 AM   #120
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Ripped is too harsh. Inspired? Nothing wrong with it.
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