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Summer Song Challenge

My British Invasion

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1979 seemed a turning point in Pop/Rock/Soul music. On an episode of Dick Clark’s American Bandstand that summer, I remember the ageless host declaring that “Disco is Dead.” That was news to the jammed dance clubs I attended at least twice weekly — Wednesday, Saturday —though once that summer I remember “Good Times” by Chic…



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Terry Barr

I write about music, culture, food, and my Alabama past in The Riff, InTune, FanFare, A Cornered Gurl, Rock n”Heavy, Counter Arts, and Plethora of Pop.