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Sounds of the Eighties: 1980-1983

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If you didn't get enough Sounds of the Eighties through the volumes of the series dedicated to one specific year, Time Life also released a sub-series that covers a couple -- or a few -- years of the decade at once, and there's little (if any) overlap. Again, each volume takes a fairly broad swipe at mainstream hits with little concern for stylistic cohesion. Sounds of the Eighties: 1980-1983 features Kool & the Gang's "Get Down on It," Leo Sayer's "More Than I Can Say," the Alan Parsons Project's "Games People Play," Electric Light Orchestra's "Hold on Tight," and Grover Washington, Jr.'s "Just the Two of Us."

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