"Suppose one of the best years in pop music happened and nobody noticed.
A quarter of a century ago, in 1984, three of the most significant pop albums ever made came out. The year saw Bruce Springsteen's landmark "Born in the U.S.A." released June 4, Prince's masterwork "Purple Rain" drop June 25 and Madonna's classic "Like a Virgin" get unveiled Oct. 29. In other words, three of the most important albums ever were released within five months of each other."
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i like to imagine that i rocked out to these albums in my car seat.
p.s. thanks, heather, for the link.
p.p.s. reading that i am a "quarter of a century" is something i never thought would happen. in the blink of an eye, i'll be half a century. oh gosh.