#HitsByYears – 1980

Today, I want to go with a song that I got introduced to by an 80s series with the same title. I loved the series. I remember the episodes were on tv every Monday eveningโ€ฆ and I was always ready to watch. I loved it!

That was when a dream came up to study music at the Julliard School of Music in New York. That plan was up for many years. I took it seriously and started to prepare myself and collected legal information about studying in the States. Private incidents changed my plan. However, in 1985 (I was 15), I was there in person and informed myself about the pre-conditions to get there. It was already unforgettable to only stand in that building and seeing the students running around to their different classes. Have I ever regretted that I rejected my plan? No! Never! Of course, I don’t know how it would have been, but I know what I would have missed otherwise.

Fame – Irene Cara

But today, I want to go with one more song of the year 1980. Let’s listen to Blondie again:

Call Me – Blondie

Feel free to add or mention in the comments your favorite song of 1980 and the memory that connects you with it.

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Erika, Irene Cara burst out with two mega movie song hits, this being the first. “What a feeling” from Flashdance was the other. Blondie is iconic and this is representative of her work. Keith

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Yes, Irene Cara came up with some songs but those two are the ones I remember and which are still played. Blondie is a legend. I loved “Heart of Glass” but I think I like “Call Me” even more. Probably because it was coloser to my own musical awakening… lol

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As a person who grew up 10 minutes outside NYC, studying all forms of dance, I wanted to be on Fame! My friends and I thought it was the greatest show. The Blondie song was one we used in a competition around that time as well. My many memories of dancing are a highlight in my heart and soul. Thank you for the lovely walk down memory lane with both of these songs Erika๐Ÿ’ƒโค๐ŸŒ ๐ŸŽ†๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ™

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