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Honourable Mentions: the Other Six

The Launch Losers? A comment on one of the YouTube videos says: “I don’t want to hate on this singer, but…” the other version was better. And so it seemed to me sometimes. So in fairness to those not chosen, … Continue reading

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Manufactured Hits: the First Six

The Launch: Season One The proof is in the pudding, they say, and the individuals who stepped up to compete in this new television show have got their just desserts. I was won over in the very first show. The … Continue reading

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Borrowed Stars: Canada Hitmakers

Heart Originally from Seattle, Heart got their start in Vancouver with Mushroom Records. In time, they gained fame in the States and all over the world.       Shari Ulrich Born in San Rafael, California, Sharon (Shari) Ulrich became … Continue reading

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80’s Music: US or UK?

  Which Side of the Atlantic? On a taxi ride to the Exeter Airport from the train station in 2007, the driver talked about great 80’s songs. I joined in, thinking that he was speaking of the New Romantic movement. … Continue reading

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