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Re: The Dark Age

Some of us aging hippies were hoping the decade would signal a 
rebound from some unsatisfying (to us, at least) musical tendencies 
(disco, fusion, etc,) of the 70's. We were disappointed-:)

At 11:28 PM +0100 12/27/05, Rainer Thelonius Balthasar Straschill wrote:
>Could anyone please explain to me why the Eighties are often referred to
>as "the dark age"?
>       Rainer
>(whom a (musician) friend once introduced to some friends as "a guy who
>can make everything sound so beatifully eighties")


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