1980 in music
This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 1980.
1980 in music - Wikipedia
Eurovision Song Contest 1980
The Eurovision Song Contest 1980 was the 25th Eurovision Song Contest and was held on 19 April 1980 in The Hague. The presenter was Marlous Fluitsma, although each song was introduced by a presenter f...
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Blue Zoo
Blue Zoo are a British new wave band, active between 1980 and 1985, and again since 2010.
Formed in 1980, their original band name was Modern Jazz, and they released two singles entitled "In My Sl...
Moog Liberation
The Moog Liberation was the first commercially produced keytar synthesizer released in 1980 by Moog Music. The instrument is comparable to the Moog Concertmate MG-1 and the Moog Rogue but it is most c...
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A Christmas Without Snow
A Christmas Without Snow is a 1980 American TV movie directed by John Korty and starring Michael Learned of The Waltons and John Houseman. It was televised December 9, 1980 on CBS.
A divorcee, Zoe...
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Andante, Andante
"Andante, Andante" was a song recorded by Swedish pop group ABBA, released in only two countries: El Salvador and Argentina. It was written by Benny and Björn on April 9, 1980, at Polar Music studios....
And Love Goes On
" And Love Goes On" is a song by the American R&B band Earth, Wind & Fire which was written by David Foster, Larry Dunn, Brenda Russell, Verdine White and Maurice White. It was released in 198...
And Love Goes On - Wikipedia
Are You on the Road to Lovin' Me Again
"Are You on the Road to Lovin' Me Again" is a 1980 single written by Debbie Hupp and Bob Morrison and recorded by Debby Boone. The song was Debby Boone's most successful country hit and her only numbe...
American Music (album)
American Music is the debut album by American rock and roll band The Blasters released in 1980.
All I Do
Hotter than July is the nineteenth album by American recording artist Stevie Wonder, originally released on Motown's Tamla label on September 29, 1980. It was certified platinum and reached number thr...
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The Hounds of Spring
The Hounds of Spring is a concert overture for winds, written by the American composer, Alfred Reed in 1980. Reed was inspired by the poem Atalanta in Calydon (1865), by Victorian era English poet, Al...
Akun Tehdas
Akun Tehdas (English: Aku's Factory) is the third album by Eppu Normaali. It was released February 19, 1980. On the album, the band switched their style from punk rock to new wave. Mikko Saarela wasn'...
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Barnum (musical)
Barnum is a musical with a book by Mark Bramble, lyrics by Michael Stewart, and music by Cy Coleman. It is based on the life of showman P. T. Barnum, covering the period from 1835 through 1880 in Ame...
Barnum (musical) - Wikipedia
The Coachmen
The Coachmen were a lower-Manhattan "progressive garage-rock" band that performed from early 1978 to their final gig at White Columns in August, 1980. The line-up included guitarists Thurston Moore an...
Astroboy (and the Proles on Parade)
The Age of Plastic is the debut studio album written, produced and performed by British new wave duo The Buggles, composed of Trevor Horn and Geoff Downes. The album was produced on a budget of £60,00...
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List of number-one country singles of 1980 (U.S.)
These are the U.S. number-one country songs of 1980, per the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.
TK Records
TK Records was an American independent record label started by record distributor, Henry Stone in Miami, Florida, one of several labels that he founded in the 1960s and 1970s. It distributed disco sta...