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1980′s Pop Stars – Where are they now?

Many bands from the 1980s continue to see success in the music industry. Others are not so lucky. Numerous bands have a handful of hit songs then dropped off the music scene completely, never to be heard from again. The 1980s pop music era left its mark with influential music, which is still being heard today. What happened to all these 80s wonders and where are they today? Kim Wilde is a British born pop star who had several hit songs in Europe. In the mid-1980s, her hot streak fizzled... Read More

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Bonnie Tyler at Eurovision

The Eurovision song contest is getting ready for the world stage again, and the UK entry for the 2013 song contest is being sung by the iconic rock song stress Bonnie Tyler. Let’s hope she can bring some success back to the UK after the last few disappointing entries. On 18 May 2013, Bonnie will be singing Believe in Me to an estimated 120 million viewers in Malmo, Sweden. It’s been called song for Europe, Eurovision, and sometimes a pain to listen to, but this anachronistic singing competition has been... Read More

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Cheer on the UK Entry for Eurovision 2013

The Eurovision song contest is getting ready for the world stage again, and the UK entry for the 2013 song contest is being sung by the iconic rock song stress Bonnie Tyler. Let’s hope she can bring some success back to the UK after the last few disappointing entries. On 18 May 2013, Bonnie will be singing Believe in Me to an estimated 120 million viewers in Malmo, Sweden. It’s been called song for Europe, Eurovision, and sometimes a pain to listen to, but this anachronistic singing competition has been... Read More

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Cheer on Bonnie Tyler at Eurovision 2013

The Eurovision song contest is getting ready for the world stage again, and the UK entry for the 2013 song contest is being sung by the iconic rock song stress Bonnie Tyler. Let’s hope she can bring some success back to the UK after the last few disappointing entries. On 18 May 2013, Bonnie will be singing Believe in Me to an estimated 120 million viewers in Malmo, Sweden. It’s been called song for Europe, Eurovision, and sometimes a pain to listen to, but this anachronistic singing competition has been... Read More

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Party Time Eurovision Style

Going to throw your own Eurovision party but do not know where to start? Here are few Eurovision party ideas to make your event a success. Start with a theme and your party will take off from there. The easiest theme that can tie the whole evening together is flags. You can use flags for your invites, to decorations, to even food. Invites Your party invitations are as easy as making the flags from all the competing countries. For a small event, send out a different flag to each guest.... Read More

Union Jack Guitar & British Rock Stars

Rock ‘n roll has played a significant role in American society and pop culture. Its roots come from blues playing musicians such as Willie Dixon and Buddy Guy, who gave the music soul and rhythm. It has also been influenced by people that were born across the pond in Britain. Def Leppard, Oasis, The Who and The Beatles have members who originated in England. British rock stars and music from these musicians are some of the most popular in the history of rock. Recognising where music comes from is an... Read More

Rod Stewart Book Review

Rod Stewart is an icon in the history of our music, and part of the reason for that is because of his distinctive look, wild antics and colourful life. Rod: The Autobiography; is his story in his words. Describing things as he seen them throughout his life and career. It tells the story of his concerts behind the scenes, life in the studio, his marriages and relationships, which were much in the public eye, if only because there were so many relationships, many with supermodels, and his day to day... Read More

Girls Aloud tour again

Girls Aloud have just announced a concert tour. This 12-date trek will open with two February 21 and 22 performances in Cheryl Cole’s hometown of Newcastle upon Tyne. The string of shows will also coincide with the act’s latest single, “Something New,” which is out on November 18. The new single can also be found on the group’s ‘best of’ album, titled Ten, and is also the official charity single for Children in Need. Along with Cole, Girls Aloud is comprised of Sarah Harding, Nadine Coyle, Kimberley Walsh and Nicola... Read More

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Union J Poised to Make a Run at X Factor Crown

One of the hottest groups on this year’s version of the X factor is the boy band “Union J”. The group started as a trio on the show under the moniker “Triple J”. Triple J was a nod to the fact that the groups original three members (Jaymi, Josh, and JJ) all had names that started with the letter J. Union J is Born They made it through the opening rounds of X Factor and through the boot camp and were later invited to the judge’s house for the next... Read More

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1980’s Radio One DJs – Where Are They Today?

While movements in Britain in the late 1970’s brought on ensuing political issues, John Lennon’s impending death and eventually punk rock; the 1980’s brought forth a whole lot more. The 80’s was to be much later referred to as a “decade of decadence” by none other than one of the decades most popular bands, Motley Crue. Acceptable in the 80s In the 1980’s, if you weren’t flashy or overly extravagant, then you were not considered to be at all “normal”. The decade was full of groupies, alcohol and drug abuse,... Read More