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The Ronettes / Be My Baby

Released as a single in 1963, The Ronettes, with their international smash, Be My Baby. The song would be their biggest hit, and is often cited as one of the greatest pop songs of the 1960’s.

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Pink Flloyd / Another Brick In The Wall

Released in 1979, Pink Floyd’s Another Brick In The Wall.

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The Turtles / She’d Rather Be With Me

The Turtles released She’d Rather Be With as a single in 1967. It also appeared on their Happy Together Lp. Hitting the Top Ten in several countries, it became an international smash.

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Blondie / Call Me

Released as a single in February of 1980, Call Me by Blondie. The song was an international smash hit for the band, and was the theme song for the Richard Gere film, American Gigolo.

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Nancy Sinatra / Your Groovy Self

In 1968, Nancy Sinatra appeared in the Elvis Presley film, Speedway. She sang a duet with Presley, There Ain’t Nothing Like A Song, as well as this solo track, Your Groovy Self.

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‘Til Tuesday / Love In A Vacuum

Released as a single by ‘Til Tuesday in 1985, Love In A Vacuum. From their Epic Records’ Lp, Voices Carry. Though not a huge charting song (it reached #88), it has since become a classic of the new wave era.

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That Thing You Do!

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OMD / Enola Gay

Released as a single in 1980, from OMD’s Organisation Lp, Enola Gay. Initially, the band was unsatisfied with the track, though they agreed with their record label that it might have the potential to be a pop hit. Today, many fans consider it to be one of their best songs.

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Ken Sharp / Susannah Silently Shining

Here at Pop-A-Looza HQ, we’re enjoying the heck out of the latest Lp from Ken Sharp, Miniatures. One of our favorites tracks, Susannah Silently Shining, is also a nifty video. This release is guaranteed to be on our year-end-best list, and we think if you give it a listen, it’ll be on yours, too.

https://kensharp.bandcamp.com/album/miniatures

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The Pretenders / Complex Person