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The Riff

The Shape of the 80s

A BMT Mixtape for The Riff

Genre-defying 80s oddities, the Pogues/Credit: ITV/REX/Shutterstock

Today’s theme feels predictable yet it’s taken me 4 1/2 years of writing about music to explore it so I get a pass, right? If I remember correctly, I stumbled upon Al Corley’s song accidentally and realized I might be able to work the title into something viable. Voila!

Most of these songs are from the 80s but I’ve stretched the title a smidge. Even the…




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Bonnie Barton

Bonnie Barton

Queen of mixtapes. Lover of music, travel, and fashion. Authentic sharer of life lessons and dating foibles.

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