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“The Time is Now, the Place is Here.”

It’s Christmas time and Sincerely the 80’s has got the spirit… Continue reading

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Bike Rack Records Volume 2

No 80’s music or video in today’s post, but over the past six months I have been involved in a very cool music project in Northwest Arkansas.  I’m a banker by day so the community bank I work for (shout … Continue reading

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“I Was Listening to the Radio”

“I heard a song that reminded me of long ago.” – Eddie Money Part two of my Ocasek-Money retrospective shifts its’ focus to Edward Joseph Mahoney today.  Like Ocasek, Money was not a young man when MTV started taking musical acts … Continue reading

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“I See You Under the Midnight”

“All shackles and bows.” – The Cars  (photo by Ron Pownall/Getty Images) While I was in Italy, two 80’s musical icons passed away.  Edward Joseph Mahoney passed away on September 13th and then Richard Theodore Otcasek passed away two days … Continue reading

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“Just Try to Understand”

A brief look at my wife and mine’s recent 20 yr. anniversary trip to Italy featuring one of the great Italian-American artists of our time. Continue reading

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“We Are Family”

Remember “Disco sucks!” and “Death to disco!”? Well, I’m bringing some back for this post about family.
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“I Woke Up to the Sound of Pouring Rain”

“Washed away a dream of you.” – Skid Row It has been raining a lot lately, and maybe that’s why this song has been coming to the forefront of my mind more often lately.  But more likely it’s because this … Continue reading

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“Woke up to Reality”

“And found the future not so bright.” – Johnny Hates Jazz Ah, that’s a downer, man.  Why would someone write such a depressing lyric?  Sounds like someone who is hating life right now.  You know what else he hates?  He … Continue reading

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“The Real Battle Just Begun”

“(Sunday, bloody, Sunday) to claim the victory Jesus won.” – U2 A happy Easter to you all!  And a happy Easter to my beloved sincerelythe80s.com site that I haven’t posted in much the past few months.  The yearly celebration in … Continue reading

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“May the Good Lord Be With You…”

“Down every road you roam” – Rod Stewart This is my new buddy Alex. I wish I had thought to take a better picture, but I was too caught up in our conversation the other day to think about that.  … Continue reading

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