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Great Rock Albums of 1986: Rolling Stones- Dirty Work | 80smetalman’s Blog

When I began re-familiarizing myself with the Rolling Stones’ 1986 album, “Dirty Work,” I suddenly realized that I might have committed a crime that I should be possibly hung for.… Source: Great Rock Albums of 1986: Rolling Stones- Dirty Work | 80smetalman’s Blog

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Great Rock Albums of 1986: Jackson Browne- Lives in the Balance | 80smetalman’s Blog

One tightrope that many rock artists from the 1970s had to walk in the 1980s was the one between what their traditional rock sound was and the new synth pop sounds of the new decade. If they were t… Source: Great Rock Albums of 1986: Jackson Browne- Lives in the Balance | 80smetalman’s Blog

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Great Rock Albums of 1986: Robert Palmer- Riptide | 80smetalman’s Blog

One of the most memorable images of early 1986, compliments of MTV, was Robert Palmer’s video for one of his most successful singles of all time, “Addicted to Love,” from the albu… Source: Great Rock Albums of 1986: Robert Palmer- Riptide | 80smetalman’s Blog

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Great Pop Albums of 1986: The Bangles- Different Light | 80smetalman’s Blog

Clear cut proof that I’m mellowing a little with old age. When the Bangles’ second album, “Different Light,” came out in early 1986,  I pretty much ignored it. The first sin… Source: Great Pop Albums of 1986: The Bangles- Different Light | 80smetalman’s Blog

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Great Metal Albums of 1985: Stormtroopers of Death- Speak English or Die | 80smetalman’s Blog

Out of all the great albums and concert memories which made my 1985, one album and one album alone, ended the year in style. That album happened to be “Speak English or Die” from the St… Source: Great Metal Albums of 1985: Stormtroopers of Death- Speak English or Die | 80smetalman’s Blog

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Great Metal Albums of 1985: Dokken- Under Lock and Key | 80smetalman’s Blog

Listening to Dokken’s third album, “Under Lock and Key,” I’m going to have to retract a comment I recently made on another blog. There, I stated that I find it difficult to … Source: Great Metal Albums of 1985: Dokken- Under Lock and Key | 80smetalman’s Blog

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Great Metal Albums of 1985: Wendy O Williams- Kommander of Kaos | 80smetalman’s Blog

Yet another historical conflict between Wikipedia and my memory. According to the site, Wendy O Williams’s album “Kommader of Kaos” was recorded in 1984 and released in early 1986… Source: Great Metal Albums of 1985: Wendy O Williams- Kommander of Kaos | 80smetalman’s Blog