Duran Duran, 40 years ago

Today 40 years ago Duran Duran released their first album called Duran Duran. This was a great album. Now 40 years later we still remember the songs. 40 years later Duran Duran still produces new music. They are a great band.

40 years ago they made the song Planet Earth. 40 years ago we already knew that we had problems, and Duran Duran made a song about it.

Look now, look all around, there’s no sign of life
Voices, another sound, can you hear me now?
This is planet earth you’re looking at planet earth.

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Hey you, don’t watch that, watch this, 40 years ago

On this day (19 October 1979) , 40 years ago, the albums One Step Beyond… by Madness and the album The Specials by the Specials were released.


This was the start of something new. A Dawning of A New Era. Serious British ska. Believe Me. This music was Too Hot. It was Madness. I was Too Much Too Young to really understand how great this really was at the time. I was to young to go the the Nite Klub.


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