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Sounds of the Eighties: The Rolling Stone Collection, 1983-1985

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Another offshoot of Time Life's Sounds of the Eighties series, each volume of The Rolling Stone Collection covers a couple years of the decade and rounds up selections that are geared toward the tastes of the average Rolling Stone reader. The discs stray from the mainstream concentration of the mother series and blend college radio favorites with the kind of artists favored by the magazine's old guard. The 1983-1985 volume features ZZ Top's "Sharp Dressed Man," Lindsey Buckingham's "Go Insane," Frankie Goes to Hollywood's "Two Tribes," LL Cool J's "I Can't Live Without My Radio," Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers' "Don't Come Around Here No More," and Rod Stewart's "Some Guys Have All the Luck."

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