Time for another shot at this. I so enjoy doing these, and I love your comments. I’ve finished putting this post together, and I can see that even into my 20s, I was still a Pop Music lover, although New Age was catching up. Enjoy!
The Knack released a fantastic album in 1979, titled Get The Knack. This album contained extremely good music; My Sharona, That’s What the Little Girls do, and my favorite. From Get the Knack, here’s Good Girls Don’t:
I played a song from this album for 1983, but I have to do another — I loved these guys! The album, The Cars, and the song, You’re All I’ve Got Tonight:
I bought Parallel Lines, a 1978 release by the band Blondie, and once again, I was hooked. Many songs, like Heart of Glass, Sunday Girl, and Hanging on the Telephone, became hits — some more than others, but here’s my favorite. I wore that vinyl out playing One Way or Another:
I have a love-hate thing going for Joe Jackson, but by far my favorite of his came out in 1979; Here’s Is She Really Going Out With Him?:
I first heard ABBA in 1974, and for some reason, they grabbed my ear. I couldn’t decide which song to use, so I chose a familiar hit. Here’s ABBA with the original music video for Mamma Mia: