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Happy 30th Anniversary, Golden Girls!

Perhaps the best TV show of all time. Happy 30th Anniversary, Girls!

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George Michael’s Listen Without Prejudice, Volume 1 at 25: “Praying for Time”

Praying for Time

The first song on Listen Without Prejudice, Volume 1 was also George Michael’s first single in almost two years. He released the song in the UK in August of 1990, where it hit the top 10. It made its way to the US a bit later on,  spending ten weeks in the Billboard Top 40 and rising to #1 on the Hot 100 list on October 13. (Just to place this in true 1990s context, it was bookended at #1 by Maxi Priest and James Ingram.) Continue reading

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George Michael’s Listen Without Prejudice, Volume 1 at 25

Twenty-five years ago this past September 3, George Michael released his sophomore solo effort, Listen Without Prejudice, Volume 1.

And this People story is insufficient to my needs.

So, over the course of the next week or so, I’m going to be taking a track-by-track review of what I unabashedly call one of my desert island albums.

September 3, 1990

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Someone Mashed Up The Cure & The Commodores, And It Is Brilliant

Someone Mashed Up The Cure & The Commodores, And It Is Brilliant.

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A Beginner’s Guide To Elvis Costello

A Beginner’s Guide To Elvis Costello.

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