The 80s Annual Vol. II

The 80s Annual Vol. II

by Sarah Lewis


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Following on from its hugely successful predecessor, The 80s Annual Vol. II offers more fun and photos, news and nostalgia, interviews and insights with some of the decade's favourite faces. Featuring interviews with Jason Donovan, Nik Kershaw, Soft Cell's David Ball, Cutting Crew's Nick van Eede, and Brian Nash from Frankie Goes To Hollywood, the annual includes crosswords, puzzles, and quizzes such as Lyrically Challenged, Quizzing Times and Pop Quiz. Your 80's problems are solved in the agony aunt pages Dear Prudence, excerpts from Jamie Days' Diaries reveal what it was like growing up in the era, a special length feature on Radio 1 takes a look at the station as it celebrates its 50th anniversary, and there are interviews with Bucks Fizz, Johnny Logan and Bardo's Sally-Ann Triplett in the Eurovision special.

In full-colour and packed with photographs, The 80s Annual Vol. II is a great read for every adult 80's child. Returning to the 80s has never been so much fun!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781999864002
Publisher: Sarah Lewis
Publication date: 11/11/2017
Pages: 94
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

About the Author

Sarah is a self-confessed obsessive of Eighties culture, and a mine of useless trivia on the decade. With an uncanny knack of bumping into celebrities, the ability to recall in startling detail events from over three decades ago (although likely to forget what she ate for breakfast!), and a number of diaries kept during her childhood and teenage years, no one is better placed to bring you a true taste of the Eighties. Born and raised in The Garden of England, Sarah has lived in Kent all her life. Growing up surrounded by beautiful countryside, but miles from 'civilisation', saw her innate interest in music become a lifelong infatuation with radio and vinyl. Entrusted with her parents' record collection from a young age, she spent hours listening to an eclectic mix of songs from Jim Reeves to The Kinks, Elvis to Sam Cooke, Otis Redding to The Rolling Stones. The latter's "High Tide And Green Grass" album remains a firm favourite. At 10 years old, Sarah begun her own vinyl collection when she bought her first 7″ single in Woolworths, Adam & The Ants' "Stand & Deliver". Today, that now sizeable collection continues to grow with both new releases by 80's artists and old classics, found in charity shops or received as gifts from friends. Played whenever she feels like taking a break from the radio, her "daily default background music", Sarah believes her fascination with the Eighties has been compounded by years of exposure to its music, including gigs and retro festivals.

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