Wednesday, March 31, 2010

THE PENGUIN AWARDS THAT NEVER WERE: 1984! Big Brother is watching . . . and reading the Rustler newsletter. Remember this penguin symbol appeared at the end of every newsletter? Is there anyone still alive who remembers? Anyway, now we have the nominees for 1984:
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SONG OF THE YEAR:

Prime Time - The Alan Parsons Project

The Boys of Summer - Don Henley

Rebel Yell - Billy Idol

Eyes Without A Face - Billy Idol

In Neon - Elton John

Space - Julian Lennon

Yesterday's Men - Madness

When October Goes - Barry Manilow

Love Resurrection - Alison Moyet

Jam On It - Newcleus

Purple Rain - Prince & the Revolution

I Want To Break Free - Queen

The Rodeo Song - Showdown

Jungle Love - The Time

The Bird - The Time

The Unforgettable Fire - U2

MLK - U2

Closing Titles from The Bounty - Vangelis

Panama - Van Halen

Everything She Wants - Wham!

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ALBUM OF THE YEAR:
AMMONIA AVENUE - The Alan Parsons Project
TONIGHT - David Bowie
REBEL YELL - Billy Idol
BREAKING HEARTS - Elton John
2:00 AM PARADISE CAFE - Barry Manilow
PURPLE RAIN - Prince & the Revolution
THE UNFORGETTABLE FIRE - U2
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COVER SONG OF THE YEAR:
God Only Knows - David Bowie
Sea of Love - The Honeydrippers
Young Boy Blues - The Honeydrippers
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DUET OF THE YEAR:
Tonight - David Bowie & Tina Turner
The Only Flame In Town - Elvis Costello & Daryl Hall
Blue - Barry Manilow & Sarah Vaughan
Seven Spanish Angels - Willie Nelson & Ray Charles

3 comments:

Claire's squirrel baby thing said...

Panama - Van Halen
Ammonia Avenue - Alan Parsons Project
Young Boy Blues - Honeydrippers
Seven Spanish Angels - Ray and Willie

Cerpts said...

How did I guess you'd go for the Van Halen???

Claire's squirrel baby thing said...

MLK was a very close second