Buddy Holly
Buddy Holly is perhaps the most anomalous legend of '50s rock & roll -- he had his share of hits, and he achieved major rock & roll stardom, but his importance transcends any sales figures ... more »
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Otis Redding
One of the most influential soul singers of the 1960s, Otis Redding exemplified to many listeners the power of Southern "deep soul" -- hoarse, gritty vocals, brassy arrangements, and an emotional way with both party ... more »
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Fine Young Cannibals
When the Beat (known as the English Beat in the U.S. only) split in 1983, it came as a surprise to guitarist Dave Cox and bassist David Steele. The first time they realized that the ... more »
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She Works Hard for the Money
"She Works Hard for the Money" is a 1983 single issued by singer Donna Summer on the Mercury label. Released during a contract dispute with Geffen over creative control, Summer agreed to release her next ... more »
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"Money" is the sixth track from British progressive rock band Pink Floyd's 1973 album, The Dark Side of the Moon. It is the only song on the album to hit the top ... more »
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Manic Monday
"Manic Monday" (1986) was the first hit single from the American all-female band, The Bangles. It was written by Prince in 1984 and recorded as a duet for the Apollonia 6 album, ... more »
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Livin’ on a Prayer
"Livin' on a Prayer" is Bon Jovi's second single from their Slippery When Wet album. The song is now considered a classic, a cornerstone of the long-running success of ... more »
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Can’t Buy Me Love
"Can't Buy Me Love" is the title of a song composed by Paul McCartney (credited to Lennon/McCartney) and released by The Beatles on the A side of their sixth British single, "Can't Buy Me Love/You ... more »
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Material Girl
"Material Girl" is the second single and signature song by American singer-songwriter Madonna from her 2nd studio album, Like a Virgin, and was released on January 30, 1985 by Sire Records. It also ... more »
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Money for Nothing
"Money for Nothing" is a song recorded by British group Dire Straits, which first appeared on their 1985 album Brothers in Arms and subsequently became an international hit when released as a ... more »
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