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    C. C. Catch (born Caroline Catherine Müller, 31 July 1964 in Oss, Netherlands) is a Dutch-born German pop singer, best known for her collaboration with Dieter Bohlen in the 1980s
    C.C. Catch was born in the Netherlands and moved to Germany in the 1970s with her family. She was supported by her parents from an early age, when they recognized her talent and encouraged her wish to be a famous singer. Her father was especially supportive and has played a very important role in her successful career as her manager and tour-manager.
    From an early age, the up-and-coming singer took part in talent contests and was originally a member of a German girl group called Optimal, which consisted of four girls.
    It was during one of the performances in Hamburg, Germany, that she was discovered by the German songwriter and member of Modern Talking, Dieter Bohlen. Shortly afterwards, she signed a contract with Bohlen, which was to launch her solo career. She and Bohlen decided on the artist name of C.C. Catch, the two "C"'s standing for the first initials of her two first names, and "Catch" which she thought was a good idea and looked great with the initials.
    In the summer of 1985, the song "I Can Lose My Heart Tonight" was released as her debut single. The single entered the Top-20 in some European countries including Germany and Switzerland.
    Dieter Bohlen and C.C. Catch worked together until 1989 during which time 12 singles and four albums were released. Eight of those singles entered the Top-20, whereas one of the albums entered the Top-10. C.C. Catch wanted to have more personal input in the songs, but Bohlen would not allow this, so she decided in 1989 not to renew her contract with him and BMG, her record label. To keep her stage name, however, she had to go through courts, eventually winning the right to the name, C.C. Catch.

    C.C. Catch - I Can Lose My Heart Tonight


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    Alphaville - Sounds Like A Melody (Live 1984)



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    Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr - You Don't Have to Be a Star


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    "Axel F" is the electronic instrumental theme from the 1984 film Beverly Hills Cop performed by Harold Faltermeyer. It was an international number 1 hit in 1985.
    The title comes from the main character's name, Axel Foley (played by Eddie Murphy), in the film.
    In 2005, Crazy Frog recorded the song, releasing it as "Axel F" but also known as the "Crazy Frog song." The novelty song is Crazy Frog's first and most internationally successful single.

    Axel F - Harold Faltermeyer





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    "First Time" is singer Robin Beck's first significant chart hit, released in 1988. It was originally recorded for a Coca-Cola commercial in 1987, and was released originally in the United States on January 31, 1988, and subsequently released as a single. The single was released in the UK in October 1988 and climbed to No. 1 and spent three weeks there in November and December 1988, spending 14 weeks in total in the UK Singles Chart.

    80's / 2014




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    Separate Lives • Phil Collins & Marilyn Martin


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    "Love's Theme" is an instrumental piece recorded by Barry White's Love Unlimited Orchestra and released in 1973 as an A-Side single. It is one of the few instrumental and purely orchestral singles to reach number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the United States, which it did in early 1974. Billboard ranked it as the No. 3 song for 1974. The piece was included on two albums: 1973's Under the Influence of... Love Unlimited (by the vocal group Love Unlimited) and 1974's Rhapsody in White by Love Unlimited Orchestra.
    The recording, with a large string orchestra, wah-wah guitar, and big rhythm, is considered by author Peter Shapiro to be an influence to the disco sound, which would explode in popularity the following year. The song was also popular on the Adult Contemporary chart in the U.S., where the song spent two weeks at #1. It was also used by ABC Sports for many years as the opening theme music for its golf coverage. In Canada, the single saw similar success, reaching #1 on the RPM 100 National Singles Chart on March 2, 1974.
    In addition, "Love's Theme" was also recorded in a vocal version by Love Unlimited (on their 1974 album In Heat), . Enoch Light recorded an electro-disco instrumental version of the song on his 1977 album, Disco Disque. The song is also part of Meco's instrumental medley "Hooked On Instrumentals Part I" (from the 1985 album Hooked On Instrumentals). In May 1993, Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark released the single "Dream of Me (Based on Love's Theme)" (from their album Liberator, released the same year) which used a sample of this Barry White composition. This single reached #24 on the UK Singles Chart, and Barry White was given a writing credit.
    The Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific Airways used the song for their TV advertisements. It was also featured briefly in Mean Girls, Despicable Me 2 and The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water.


    Love Unlimited Orchestra ~ Love's Theme





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    Bimbo Jet was a French euro disco group led by Claude Morgan and Laurent Rossi, that gained international fame during the summers of 1974 and 1975 with the song "El Bimbo". "El Bimbo" is popular with street musicians and orchestral composers alike, with Paul Mauriat having capitalized well from his own instrumental arrangement. The song was also heard in four of the seven Police Academy films starting from the first film up until Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol as the tango song in The Blue Oyster Bar scenes. The song "El Bimbo" is used as a theme song for a 1977 Soviet-made anti-war short film named "Polygon" directed by Anatoly Petrov and written by Sever Gansovsky.

    Bimbo Jet - El Bimbo




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    Eddie Rabbitt died on May 7, 1998, in Nashville from lung cancer at the age of 56. He had been diagnosed with the disease in March 1997 and had received radiation treatment and surgery to remove part of one lung. His body was interred at Calvary Cemetery in Nashville following a private burial on May 8, 1998.
    No media outlets reported the death until after the burial at the family's request. The news came as a surprise to many in Nashville including the performer's agent who "had no idea Eddie was terminal" and had talked to him often, remarking that Rabbitt "was always upbeat and cheerful" in the final months of his life. Although he was widely believed to have been born in 1944 (this year can still be found in older publications and texts), it was revealed at the time of his death that he was born in 1941 having died at age 56

    Eddie Rabbitt - Room At The Top Of The Stairs






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    "Miss You Like Crazy" is a song recorded by Natalie Cole and released in 1989 from her album Good to Be Back. The song is a moving ballad in which the singer describes how she is feeling lonely and is longing for the one she misses "like crazy" (or, in other words, very much).
    "Miss You Like Crazy" was a huge hit for Cole, becoming her fifth Top 10 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, where the song peaked at #7. The song also topped both the R&B and adult contemporary charts in 1989, as well as reaching #2 on the UK Singles Chart. In Canada, the song peaked at number 19 for two weeks at the end of June.
    "Miss You Like Crazy" is ranked as the 67th biggest US hit of 1989.

    Natalie Cole - Miss You Like Crazy


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    "Three Times in Love" is title track of the 1980 album by Tommy James, whose lyrics were written by James and Rick Serota. The song was James' first Top 40 hit in eight years. "Three Times in Love" peaked at number nineteen on the Billboard Hot 100 and spent one week at number one on the Adult Contemporary chart.


    Tommy James -Three Times In Love


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