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Every No. 1 song of the 1980s ranked from worst to best

Cleveland 13 May 2021
The result is a scatter-brained tune with samples from 1989′s “Batman” film that incorporates elements of rock, funk, hip hop and dance ... On “Need You Tonight,” Michael Hutchence delivers sex appeal like only he can over a backing that was more funk than it was dance-punk.
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St Vincent: Daddy’s Home review – master of reinvention warps the sounds of the 70s

The Observer 13 May 2021
... electric piano-driven funk of Donny Hathaway or Stevie Wonder ... And, on the title track, the electric piano and syncopated drums sound gloopy and disconnected – funk you couldn’t possibly dance to – while the song’s theatrical affectations feel wilfully overblown and cartoonish.
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The Carpenters’ 20 greatest songs – ranked!

The Observer 13 May 2021
her patent brand of melancholy given a smooth, shiny funk makeover.17. Touch Me When We’re Dancing (1981) ... would eventually kill his sister, but the single Touch Me When We’re Dancing was great, very gently beckoning a hint of disco into the Carpenter’s luxurious sound world.16.
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Footloose on the Neuse Summer Concert begins Friday, May 14 at Union Point Park

New Bern Sun Journal 11 May 2021
As COVID numbers continue to decline and people are ready to return to some sense of normalcy, New Bern Parks and Recreation has decided to present the return of its summer concert series, Footloose on the Neuse ... The band specializes in dance/party, classic beach standards, Motown, soul, R&B, funk and modern country music ... All concerts are free.
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Best pop songs of the last 30 years

Independent Record 11 May 2021
Proving Taylor Swift isn’t the only artist who can channel bad romance into a hit song, Lady Gaga unleashed this infectious dance single in 2009, cementing her status as pop royalty ... To this day, the disco-infused hit remains a veritable crowd-pleaser on dance floors around the world ... 'Uptown Funk!' by Mark Ronson feat.
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#20. 'Uptown Funk!' by Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars

The Pantagraph 08 May 2021
- Release year. 2014Some pop songs are so propulsive that it’s nearly impossible not to dance once they start playing. “Uptown Funk!” is one of those pop songs for many. Accordingly, the single was an omnipresent force soon after it ... .
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Night Fever: How club culture has moved with the times

BBC News 06 May 2021
"Back in the mid-80s we played a mixed diet of predominantly black American dance music ranging from funk and disco and jazz to Latin and house and hip-hop. I think the first house music record that really broke through on the dance floor with us was Farley ...
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A homeless L.A. musician helped create a Daft Punk classic. So why hasn’t he seen ...

The Los Angeles Times 06 May 2021
Tim Lawrence, a dance-music historian and professor of cultural studies at the University of East London, said the late-'70s era of disco and funk “turned out to be arguably the richest for contemporary dance music producers, who regularly want to inject a level of instrumental skill or sonic distinctiveness in their electronic recordings.”.
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Rap rhythm from Rio de Janeiro’s favelas causing a stir

Wtop 03 May 2021
In the 1990s, funk and hip-hop musicians had their turn. Lacking the means to record videos, musicians entertained at massive “funk dances” in the favelas, said Janaina Medeiros, a journalist who authored the book “Rio Funk. Crime or Culture?” As CDs of “prohibited funk” referencing gangs became popular, authorities cracked down on the dances.
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Rap rhythm from Rio de Janeiro's favelas causing a stir

Times Argus 03 May 2021
In the 1990s, funk and hip-hop musicians had their turn. Lacking the means to record videos, musicians entertained at massive “funk dances” in the favelas, said Janaina Medeiros, a journalist who authored the book “Rio Funk. Crime or Culture?” As CDs of “prohibited funk” referencing gangs became popular, authorities cracked down on the dances.
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Royal Blood – Typhoons Review: A technicolour major-label pop monster

Guitar.com 03 May 2021
Typhoons, a technicolour major-label pop monster that sees the duo fully indulge their love of disco and funk, at times stretching out into EDM territory, is a celebration of that new-found sobriety ... essential playful pop energy that dances through Typhoons from the British pair.
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[INTERVIEW] Newly debuted K-pop group TRI.BE aims to empower younger generations

Korea Times 03 May 2021
Consisting of seven members, Songsun, Kelly, Jinha, Hyunbin, Jia, Soeun and MiRe, the group rapidly attracted international fans with its debut track "DOOM DOOM TA," a song with an addictive afrobeat, baile funk and dancehall elements, catchy lyrics and powerful and skilled dance performances ... I think trainees in my country sing more than dance.

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