Pet Shop Boys 2013

The Pet Shop Boys’ “West End Girls” quickly took its place as one of the most popular songs of 1986. Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe took their love of electronic music and disco and made a pop classic which also resonated with club audiences. Tennant’s lyrics were inspired by T.S.Continue Reading

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Dance music pioneer Patrick Adams has died at age 72 of unknown causes. His daughter Joi Sanchez announced his passing on Facebook. The musician started out as a member of The Sparks which was an R&B group that performed cover songs. By the ’70s Adams was producing classic songs forContinue Reading

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