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Top Ten Nostalgia Songs

Top Ten Nostalgia Songs

I obviously quite like nostalgia. I run an 80s nostalgia website after all. I love when I get that warm, fuzzy feeling of nostalgia whenever something triggers a memory from my childhood. They say music and smells are the biggest triggers of memory. I will…

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Top Ten Story Songs

Top Ten Story Songs

After seeing Rocketman and writing a blog post about my Top Ten Elton John songs, I went on a bit of a musical nostalgia trip and came across a few classics that fall into a genre I don’t often think about. That genre is the…

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Top Ten Elton John songs

Top Ten Elton John songs

I saw Rocketman in the cinema this week. Wow. Very impressed. The movie is in itself a work of art, and it is a fantastic showcase for Elton John’s talent. I thought Taron Egerton was incredible. I’d happily watch the movie again right away. It…

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Seeing five retro tribute bands in three months

Seeing five retro tribute bands in three months

I do love a good tribute band. First of all I love their clever, often amusing, names, such as Red Not Chili Peppers, Noasis, Oasish, U3, Faux Fighters, Bon Giovi, etc. But often you come across a tribute band who are not only a really…

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My thoughts on Bohemian Rhapsody viewed on Screen X technology

My thoughts on Bohemian Rhapsody viewed on Screen X technology

Queen were a big part of my childhood. I’m going to be doing a Top Ten list of my most nostalgic songs soon and I can reveal that Radio Ga Ga is very high up on that list. I had that song on vinyl single…

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Top Ten UK TV ads that use old songs

Top Ten UK TV ads that use old songs

The 80s and 90s had a flurry of TV adverts that used classic old songs. Often well known songs, but ones that hadn’t been released for years or decades. The adverts often gave them a new lease of life. In several instances below, the songs…

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This Beatles homage “A Full Day In The Life” by Peter Serafinowicz is a work of genius

This Beatles homage “A Full Day In The Life” by Peter Serafinowicz is a work of genius

I just had to write a blog post about this, because I think it’s so cool. I was listening to Chris Hardwick’s podcast ID10T recently and his guest was Peter Serafinowicz. I tend to only listen to episodes with guests that I’m interested in, but…

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Watching Netflix’s Hip Hop Evolution & The Get Down

Watching Netflix’s Hip Hop Evolution & The Get Down

I’ve always been a big fan of Hip Hop throughout the years, but like a lot of my ‘jack of all trades’ interests I’ve never had much in-depth knowledge in terms of the history of how the scene really began. I just know what I…

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Did Michael Jackson use Jaws music for Heal the World?

Did Michael Jackson use Jaws music for Heal the World?

A few days ago I was re-watching the BBC Proms special John Williams concert that I had recorded a few months earlier. During the orchestra’s rendition of Jaws I noticed something familiar. A sequence of notes that I had never associated with Jaws before, and…

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GnR Week – Top Ten Guns N’ Roses Songs

GnR Week – Top Ten Guns N’ Roses Songs

So here we are. We’ve reached the end of #GnRWeek. I’ve listened to albums, read books, watched documentaries and then seen my favourite band live for the first ever time. All things need to come to an end though, and I’ll end the week here…

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