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 video is one of the few examples of a Roger Dean fantasyscape making the leap to the small screen.
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.
From Abacab to A Momentary Lapse of Reason, erstwhile prog artists were everywhere during the decade.
I thought I had moved on from my Ninja Turtles obsession. But then this happened.