- Safety Dance - Men Without Hats
- I'm Still Standing - Elton John
- Hungry Like The Wolf - Duran Duran
- Our House - Madness
- Goody Two Shoes - Adam & The Ants
- Sweet Dreams (Are Made of These) - Eurythmics
- Down Under - Men At Work
- Rock The Casbah - The Clash
- She Blinded Me With Science - Thomas Dolby
- Little Red Corvette - Prince
- Billie Jean - Michael Jackson
- Every Breath You Take - The Police
- Electric Avenue - Eddy Grant
- Come On Eileen - Dexy's Midnight Runners
- Let's Dance - David Bowie
- Mickey - Toni Basil
- Steppin Out - Joe Jackson
- Maneater - Hall & Oates
- Do You Really Want To Hurt Me? - Culture Club
- Sexual Healing - Marvin Gaye
Friday, 14 December 2012
1983 Is Coming...
It will soon be time to dust off those golden oldies from 1983, via Spotify - and what a year it was, 30 years ago. Just 20 classics from then to consider, each of which remains with me as one of my favourites still, and raises the question, wasn't the singles chart better then? I mean, how to compete with Gaye, Jackson, Bowie, etc...:
SHE VOTED BREXIT, NOW SHE REGRETS IT... Eyewear, the blog , loves to recommend new songs for you, our loyal and scattered readers, resid...
Ruth Taylor has died, February 18, 2006. She was a friend of mine, and one of the best poets of her generation. I fondly recall reading an...
Eyewear is very glad to feature British poet John McCullough (pictured) this sunny London Friday, as The Selecter plays. His poet...
Eyewear is very pleased to welcome Alan Baker (pictured) this first Friday of the New Year, by featuring a poem of his that is all-too-sea...
Elizabeth Parker has a BA in English and Creative Writing from Warwick University and an MA in Mythology from Bristol. She taught secon...
It is five years since Bronx-born British-based poet Michael Donaghy died, suddenly, at the age of 50. As I've written elsewhere (on se...
I am writing a chapter on Nicholas Moore . There is very little online or in print about this most remarkable of poets - except for what Pe...
Eyewear is pleased to welcome British poet James Brookes (pictured) at the end of a busy week. Brookes, born in 1986, has lived in Sussex ...
Eyewear is glad to welcome Barbara Smith (pictured) this Friday. I met Smith recently in Galway, where we both read, and enjoyed the conve...
Maria Taylor (pictured below) was born in 1978 and is a poet and reviewer from Leicestershire. She is Greek Cypriot in origin and was...
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