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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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...
Zickzack
ZickZack Schallplatten is a German record label based in Hamburg. Founded by former "Sounds" magazine journalist Alfred Hilsberg in 1980, it mainly distinguished itself by releasing acts from the unde...
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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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....
Tharangini Records
Tharangini Records (currently Tharangni) is the music company founded by noted Indian Playback singer K. J. Yesudas in 1980 at Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. It became the first recording centre in Keral...
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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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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...
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.
Rock-O-Rama
Rock-O-Rama was a German record label started in 1980 by Herbert Egoldt. The label folded in 1994 after a police raid.Egoldt bootlegged 1950s rockabilly recordings in the early 1970s before starting t...
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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The Doll (band)
The Doll were a punk rock/new wave band from London, England, who had a top-thirty hit in 1979 with "Desire Me".
The Doll formed in October 1977 with a line-up of Marion Valentine (vocals, guitar)...
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...