More rock & roll icons than any of us realized released new albums in 1979.
In the early 1980s, the Beach Boys and Jan & Dean singers fully embraced the marriage of rock & roll and the corporate world.
Instead of feeding the hungry and sprucing up the Statue of Liberty, he left a trail of lawsuits in his wake.
Chuck Berry, Jerry Lee Lewis, Roy Orbison and Phil Everly all had major label releases in 1979.
The singer from the most famous toga party in moviedom was alive and well in the eighties. Sort of.
How did the former bodyguard and Rocky III and A-Team star end up on stage with the Beach Boys?
Read about the Reagan-era successes of Carl Perkins, the Everly Brothers and so many more.
The Blues Brother and his band were all over the place in the late eighties and early nineties.
Or: What do Bruce Willis, a bunch of animated raisins, and Mallory from the TV sitcom Family Ties have in common?
Elwood and the band ride the wave of the R&B and soul reawakening in the eighties.