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Where They Are Now: Europe

When I was 8 years old, I got my first cassette tape, from my dad, Europe‘s Final Countdown. My dad was a fan, of course, and was understandably thrilled that I liked them too. It was the mid-80’s, the perfect … Continue reading

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Where They Are Now: Bow Wow Wow

The British new wave band Bow Wow Wow formed in 1980, and consisted of guitarist Matthew Ashman, bassist Leigh Gorman and drummer David Barbarossa, along with Annabella Lwin as their lead singer. Annabelle was only 14 when she joined the … Continue reading

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Where They Are Now: John Mellencamp and the Mellencamp Band

One of my favorite songs from my childhood was “Paper in Fire”, by John “Cougar” Mellencamp. I loved how the music video made this song seem as if it came together spontaneously, as something a bunch of people just started … Continue reading

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Where They Are Now: Nelson

In 1990, Matthew and Gunnar Nelson were among the sexiest men on the new music scene, hot 22yr-old identical twins with long blond hair and pretty eyes who, because they are twins, could harmonize seamlessly with each other. Their long … Continue reading

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Where Are They Now?- Introduction

A ‘column’/feature I’ve been contemplating for a while now kicks off with today’s music post. I grew up in the 80’s, and, as seems the norm for most people I’ve met, I just generally assume that most of the artists … Continue reading

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