Hits of the 80's

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Hits of the 80's

Madonna Born in 1958 - MichiganMoved to NYC for dance in 1977Debut album 1983Actress in Evita 1996Guinness World Record for world's top selling female recording artistRock & Roll Hall of Fame 2008

HITS of the 80's

Phil Collins Born 1951 - LondonDrummer/Vocalist Began as child actor/model1st record deal 1969GenesisSolo career 1996Written music for Disney -Tarzan Movie/BroadwayNo longer plays - suffered neck injury that affected his armsposter yourself

Cyndi Lauper - Bron 1953 Queens, NYlearned guitar and song writing at 121977 damaged vocal chords and began voical trainingCompromised with label to make songs her ownMusic Video "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" was constant on MTVUsed alot of her family in music videos

Prince Born 1958 - MinnesotaSinger, songwriter, musician, actorWritten songs for other groups7 Grammy AwardsR&R Hall of Fame 2004Influenced by ALL music

Bruce SpringsteenBorn 1949 - NJaka "The Boss"Inspired by Elvis 1st Record deal 1972E Street BandBest know for "Born in the USA"R&R Hall of Fame 1999Performed at 2009 Superbowl

David BowieBorn 1947 - LondonInfluenced by Elvis & Little RichardFormed 1st band at 15Moved to US 1974 -NY then LASpent some time in Phila.Moved to Switzerland 1976Starred on Broadway in 80'sWorked with Queen - 1981 "Under Pressure"Reocred music for Shrek 2Lifetime Achievemtn Award 2006poster yourself

Billy Joel - Born 1949 BronxFirst hit "Piano Man" 19736 Grammy AwardsSongwriter HOF 1992Rock HOF 1999Classicallly trainedBullied throughout schoolSigned w/ Columbia Records 1972Inspired by BeatlesOpened for Beach BoysPhila radio - WMMR significant to his successVoice over work for DisneyLived in LA for 3yrs then moved back to NYPlayed 46 sold out shows in Phila. banner hangs in Wells Fargo Center

Pat Benatar - Born 1953 - Brooklyn 4 Grammy AwardsClassical & Theatrical trainingRecorded jingle for Pepsi ColaMany of her songs are used in todays Guitar Hero & Rock Band


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