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Future Retro: Home of the Quick Serve

Obsessive fans know the sheer agony of waiting years, even decades, for their favorite oldies (ahem, classic) artist to finally release a...

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Future Retro: RuPaul

A SIMPLE GIRL WITH A DREAM I have one thing to say – RuPaul Andre Charles was an unlikely success story to say the very least. As a...

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Future Retro: Laura Branigan

CALLING GLORIA Laura Branigan is a classic example of a great and underrated talent whose life and career were cut short far too soon....

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Future Retro: Sheena Easton, “Fabulous”

SHE’S A MODERN GIRL (na na na na na) Back in the neon-colored days of the ’80s, Sheena Easton ruled the Adult Contemporary...

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Future Retro: Vinyl Record Day

LOCATION: Anytown, USA TIME: The Early ’80’s A young, burgeoning music fan has got to start somewhere. This is the brief,...

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Future Retro: The Weather Girls

TWO TONS O’ TALENT San Francisco’s Martha Wash and Izora Rhodes first rose to fame in 1977 as Two Tons O’ Fun, background...

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Future Retro: George Michael

WHAM! BAM! Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou seemed an unlikely choice to become a pop music superstar. However, after meeting schoolmate Andrew...

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Future Retro: Blue Dolly

A TENNESSEE GODDESS Dolly Rebecca Parton has had one of the most enduring and multi-faceted careers in music history. She is beloved for...

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Future Retro: Tiffany, “The Color of Silence”

“IS THAT GIRL SINGING AT THE MALL?” Yes, she was. In 1987, Tiffany Darwish unleashed her self-titled debut album upon a world...

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Future Retro: Blue Angel with Cyndi Lauper

The early musical output of popular artists is the stuff of semi-legend and fan obsession — Aretha Franklin’s Columbia...

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Future Retro: Culture Club, “Don’t Mind If I Do”

I’m DJ D from Retro Remixes, and this is my shiny new column, fresh out of the bubble wrap. Pop! Pop! Pop! This feature, a spin-off...