1980 in music
This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 1980.
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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Led Zeppelin – The 1980s, Part One
Led Zeppelin – The 1980s, Part One was a planned autumn 1980 concert tour of North America by the rock band Led Zeppelin. It was scheduled to take place from 17 October through 15 November of that yea...
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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...
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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Infinity Records
Infinity Records was a short-lived subsidiary of MCA Records established in New York City in 1978. The label was conceived by MCA president Sidney Sheinberg as a way for the Los Angeles-based enterta...
List of RPM number-one country singles of 1980
These are the Canadian number-one country songs of 1980, per the RPM Country Tracks chart. NOTE: Beginning September 13, RPM published biweekly charts through the end of the year.
List of RPM number-one country singles of 1980 - Wikipedia
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...
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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...
The Call (band)
The Call was an American rock band from Santa Cruz, California active from 1980 to 2000.
The Call formed in Santa Cruz in 1980 by vocalist/guitarist Michael Been, drummer/percussionist Scott Music...
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American Music (album)
American Music is the debut album by American rock and roll band The Blasters released in 1980.
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...
Another Time, Another Place (U2 song)
Boy is the debut album from Irish rock band U2, released on October 20, 1980. Produced by Steve Lillywhite, the album received generally positive reviews. Common themes among the album's songs are the...
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...
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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.
Spuno
Spuno was a punk fanzine, bizarrely subtitled Dressing Gown News after a song by local band Identity Crisis, based in Bath, UK. Edited and produced by Mark & Marcus (no surnames published), it ran...
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