Music of the 1980s Taylor Graham, Maria Lanzillotti, and Kwegyirba Croffie MSS 220-Professor Foery November 20, 2008
Transitioning: DISCO BACKLASH
1980 Call Me  by Blondie Pink Floyd:  The Wall http://www.billboard.com/bbcom/charts/yearend_chart_index.jsp Number One So...
1980: Fun Facts <ul><li>April 13 th  - The Broadway musical Grease closes its run of 3,388 performances </li></ul><ul><li>...
 
 
1980: John Lennon Dies <ul><ul><li>December 8, 1980, NYC </li></ul></ul>
1981 Bette Davis Eyes   by Kim Carnes REO Speedwagon Hi Infidelity http://www.billboard.com/bbcom/charts/yearend_chart_ind...
1981: Fun Facts <ul><li>May 11 th  - The musical Cats begins its 8949 performance run on London's West End. </li></ul><ul>...
1981: MTV <ul><li>“ Ladies and Gentlemen, rock and roll…” </li></ul><ul><li>8/1/81 at 12:01 am MTV was born. </li></ul>
1981: 1 st  Videos Played on MTV <ul><li>Video Killed the Radio Star: The Buggles </li></ul><ul><li>You Better Run: Pat Be...
1981: Color <ul><li>Breaking the color barrier: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tina Turner </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Donna Summer ...
1982 Physical   by Olivia Newton John Asia:  Asia http://www.billboard.com/bbcom/charts/yearend_chart_index.jsp Number One...
1982: Fun Facts <ul><li>Jan. 20 th  – Ozzy Osbourne bites head off of live bat during a concert performance in Des Moines,...
1982: Thriller <ul><li>The First Day </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Ok guys, we’re here to save the recording industry.” – Quincy...
1982: Hip-Hop Has a Message <ul><li>Grandmaster Flash, Melle Mel, & The Furious Five – The Message “It’s like a jungle som...
1983 Every Breath You Take   by the Police Michael Jackson:  Thriller http://www.billboard.com/bbcom/charts/yearend_chart_...
1983: Fun Facts <ul><li>Diana Ross performed in Central Park in the pouring rain. </li></ul><ul><li>Bon Jovi was formed. <...
1983: Alt. Rock <ul><li>R.E.M:  Murmur </li></ul>
1983: Kiss <ul><li>KISS show faces with no makeup on MTV </li></ul>
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  1. 1. Music of the 1980s Taylor Graham, Maria Lanzillotti, and Kwegyirba Croffie MSS 220-Professor Foery November 20, 2008
  2. 2. Transitioning: DISCO BACKLASH
  3. 3. 1980 Call Me by Blondie Pink Floyd: The Wall http://www.billboard.com/bbcom/charts/yearend_chart_index.jsp Number One Song Number One Album
  4. 4. 1980: Fun Facts <ul><li>April 13 th - The Broadway musical Grease closes its run of 3,388 performances </li></ul><ul><li>R.E.M. was formed. </li></ul><ul><li>“ Rock With You” by Michael Jackson. </li></ul>
  5. 7. 1980: John Lennon Dies <ul><ul><li>December 8, 1980, NYC </li></ul></ul>
  6. 8. 1981 Bette Davis Eyes by Kim Carnes REO Speedwagon Hi Infidelity http://www.billboard.com/bbcom/charts/yearend_chart_index.jsp Number One Song Number One Album
  7. 9. 1981: Fun Facts <ul><li>May 11 th - The musical Cats begins its 8949 performance run on London's West End. </li></ul><ul><li>Aug. 1 st - MTV debuts on cable television in the United States, playing music videos 24 hours a day. </li></ul>
  8. 10. 1981: MTV <ul><li>“ Ladies and Gentlemen, rock and roll…” </li></ul><ul><li>8/1/81 at 12:01 am MTV was born. </li></ul>
  9. 11. 1981: 1 st Videos Played on MTV <ul><li>Video Killed the Radio Star: The Buggles </li></ul><ul><li>You Better Run: Pat Benetar </li></ul><ul><li>Rapture: Blondie </li></ul><ul><li>Ashes to Ashes: David Bowie </li></ul>
  10. 12. 1981: Color <ul><li>Breaking the color barrier: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tina Turner </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Donna Summer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Eddy Grant </li></ul></ul>
  11. 13. 1982 Physical by Olivia Newton John Asia: Asia http://www.billboard.com/bbcom/charts/yearend_chart_index.jsp Number One Song Number One Album
  12. 14. 1982: Fun Facts <ul><li>Jan. 20 th – Ozzy Osbourne bites head off of live bat during a concert performance in Des Moines, Iowa. </li></ul><ul><li>April 24 th – Madonna releases her 1 st single, “Everybody.” </li></ul><ul><li>Nov. 30 th – Michael Jackson’s Thriller is released. </li></ul>
  13. 15. 1982: Thriller <ul><li>The First Day </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Ok guys, we’re here to save the recording industry.” – Quincy Jones, producer </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Billie Jean </li></ul><ul><li>Thriller – The Single </li></ul><ul><li>Billie Jean </li></ul><ul><ul><li>My Sharona – The Knacks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Eddie Van Halen </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Thriller – The Video </li></ul><ul><li>“ My dream was for it to be the best-selling album ever.” – Michael Jackson </li></ul>
  14. 16. 1982: Hip-Hop Has a Message <ul><li>Grandmaster Flash, Melle Mel, & The Furious Five – The Message “It’s like a jungle sometimes, it makes me wonder how I keep from going under.” </li></ul>
  15. 17. 1983 Every Breath You Take by the Police Michael Jackson: Thriller http://www.billboard.com/bbcom/charts/yearend_chart_index.jsp Number One Song Number One Album
  16. 18. 1983: Fun Facts <ul><li>Diana Ross performed in Central Park in the pouring rain. </li></ul><ul><li>Bon Jovi was formed. </li></ul>
  17. 19. 1983: Alt. Rock <ul><li>R.E.M: Murmur </li></ul>
  18. 20. 1983: Kiss <ul><li>KISS show faces with no makeup on MTV </li></ul>

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