Saturday, November 2, 2013

Saturday morning tunes: I don't have no use for what you loosely call the truth

On this date in 1985 the Miami Vice soundtrack album began its 11-week run at the top of the Billboard 200, a first for a TV show (some theme songs charted before then, but the idea of a TV soundtrack was . . . pre-Michael Mann).

We paid tribute to Glen Frey's contribution to the series back in 2012 (although the video link is now gone), and we'll just draw the curtain of charity over Phil Collins, whose gift to 1980s music was producing music you could almost, but not quite, hear over the drums.

But here's the queen:

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