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When I’m With You – Sheriff

When I’m With You – Sheriff

The late 1980s and 1990s gave the world big hair, big drums and power ballads. It seemed everyone got into the power ballad mix with songs often focused on coming home or feelings of home or home sweet home…you get the picture. Exhibit A, B and C are Journey (“Open Arms” and “Faithfully”), Ozzy Osbourne (“Mama I’m Coming Home”), Motley Crue (“Home Sweet Home”). These songs were big on emotion and included soaring vocal lines, … Read entire article »

Filed under: 1980s, Pop

More Than Just the Two of Us – Sneaker

More Than Just the Two of Us – Sneaker

Sweaty hands. Awkward comments. Rapidly beating heart. Insecurity about your clothes and haircut. I remember junior high well. Trying to be “cool” was virtually impossible for most seventh graders–especially while dancing with a boy or girl you liked. It was even worse when a sensitive ballad was gently wofting from the speakers. It didn’t matter if you were listening to “Don’t Give Up On Us” by David Soul, “You Light Up My Life” by Debby Boone, … Read entire article »

Filed under: 1980s, Pop

I’ve Never Been to Me Lyrics – Charlene

I’ve Never Been to Me Lyrics – Charlene

Click to read how “I’ve Never Been to Me” became a one-hit wonder I’ve Never Been to Me lyrics by Charlene Hey lady, you lady cursing at your life you’re a discontented mother and a regimented wife I’ve no doubt you dream about the things you never do but I wish someone had a talk to me like I wanna talk to you Oh, I’ve been to Georgia and California and anywhere I could run Took the hand of a preacher man and we made love … Read entire article »

Filed under: 1980s, Pop

I’ve Never Been to Me – Charlene

I’ve Never Been to Me – Charlene

A common theme with one-hit wonders is that a song becomes a hit years after it was released. It happened with “More Than Just the Two of Us” by Sneaker. And it also happened with “I’ve Never Been to Me” by Charlene. People call these types of songs “sleeper hits” because their popularity comes as a complete surprise. Don’t remember this song? If you grew up in the early 1980s, I’m pretty sure you do. Refresh … Read entire article »

Filed under: 1980s, Pop