How Bananarama Revived the Dutch Venus in the ‘80s

Wow! They really got it! ‘Venus’ was the track that became the start of the collaboration with Stock Aitken Waterman. Original members Sara Dallin, Siobhan Fahey and Keren Woodward rocked the charts with the successful Shocking Blue cover back in May 1986. Bananarama – Venus Formed in The Hague back in 1967, Shocking Blue was… Fortsätt läsa How Bananarama Revived the Dutch Venus in the ‘80s

Happy Birthday, Soul Deep

Roxette's Soul Deep turns 30 this week. It bowed on Swedish singles chart in 1987

This week in 1987, Roxette entered the Swedish Top 40 at No.18 with ‘Soul Deep.’ The single had ‘Peals of Passion’ as the B-side. It only spent three weeks on the chart, remaining at No.18. Roxette – Soul Deep The song was included on the album Pearls of Passion which was released in November 1986. A… Fortsätt läsa Happy Birthday, Soul Deep

20 years since The Connells reached the top with ’74-’75

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    This week, 20 years have passed since The Connells peaked at No.1 with ‘’74-’75’ on the Swedish singles chart. Despite being an American band (hailing from Raleigh, North Carolina), ‘’74-’75’ never broke in the US upon its release in 1993. Not really sure how it became a hit in Europe two years later… Fortsätt läsa 20 years since The Connells reached the top with ’74-’75

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