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Back in 1985, and well before Mama Said Knock You Out, Ladies Love Cool James, aka LL Cool J released his full-length debut on Def Jam Records titled simply, … 100 more words


#WaybackWednesday: Madonna on the Cover of TIME

On this day thirty years ago, Madonna reached a significant milestone that essentially declared to the whole world that she has indeed ‘arrived’ and has ushered in… 8,688 more words


Today in Madonna History: May 25, 1985

On May 25 1985, Madonna’s self-titled video collection hit number-one on Billboard’s Top Music Videos chart in the U.S.

Released on VHS, Beta and 8″ LaserDisc, the “video ep” included four of her earliest music videos (while it excluded the low-budget and rarely seen video for… 24 more words


#296: The Smiths, 'Meat Is Murder' [1985] **

I could have have sworn “How Soon is Now?” was on this album. Turns out that it was added to the US edition to make Americans buy it… it worked, and it was the best song by far on my copy. 13 more words


Today in Madonna History: May 23, 1985

On May 23 1985, Madonna accepted a Canadian Quadruple Platinum certification award for shipment of over 400,000 copies of her second album, Like A Virgin, … 104 more words