Title : Sounds Of The Eighties, 1983-1985, The Rolling Stone Collection
Label : Time Life
Medium : CD
TTime : 75:51
Notes : A small paragraph about each bands and a few pictures or Rolling Stone covers.
Reviewer: Charles R. Grosvenor Jr.
Paid : $17
Rank : 4 out of 5.
Jump Van Hallen
Sharp Dressed Man ZZ Top
Some Guys Have All The Luck Rod Stewart
What's Love Got To Do With It? Tina Turner
Don't Come Around Here No More Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
Will The Wolf Survive? Los Lobos
Drive The Cars
Go Insane Lindsey Buckingham
Rockit Herbie Hancock
Walk Of Life Dire Straits
This Charming Man The Smiths
Two Tribes Frankie Goes To Hollywood
Here Comes The Rain Again Eurythmics
I Love L.A. Randy Newman
Forever Man Eric Clapton
Time After Time Cyndi Lauper
I Can't Live Without My Radio L.L. Cool J
Close [To The Edit] Art Of Noise
It seems like each of these discs has a least two real clinkers and a
token artist who was just outside the mainstream. In this case, the clinkers
are the Los Lobos song (their only real hit was their remake of "La Bamba")
and "I Love L.A." by Randy Newman who really never made it that big in the
eighties (more of a 70's artist with "Short People"). The song outside of the
mainstream in this case would be L.L. Cool J's "I Can't Live Without My Radio"
which was on the forefront of the rap music scene of the early eighties.
Personally, I never cared that much for rap music, but it's nice to have for
perspective (plus they put it near the end of the disc so I don't usually
notice it (grin)).
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