by Darren Clarke, May 8, 2022 As the 80s draw to a close the relentless potency of alternative […]
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by Darren Clarke, November 30, 2021 We’re back to finish our look at the music, the events, the […]
So, this first instalment of weaving through the the time, the events, the music of 1981 leans in a certain Mark Lane direction. Along the way I explore topics ranging from an Elvis documentary, What Would Burt Reynolds Do? philosophy, blue ribbons, Guinness Book of World Records, and potential reasons a teenager bought a black and white TV in 1981. Musically we tap into the most rambunctious, overly excited, messy and marvellous offerings from the year all in an effort to make one person happy.