Walk Away by Donna Summer

It’s certainly not uncommon to hear of a popular recording artist switching labels.  In some cases, the jilted label waits a while, then releases a greatest hits collection from that artist containing only those hits (and almost-hits) which that artist recorded while under contract to that particular label.  And that’s all well and good. Less common, though, is for a label to continue to release singles by a long-gone artist. That, however, is exactly what happened with Donna Summer.

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Breakin…There’s No Stopping Us by Ollie and Jerry

Some pieces of entertainment are best known for the memes they inspire.  Such was the case for the 1984’s minor hit Breakin’.  Virtually no one remembers the sequel, but its subtitle has appeared all over the internet in recent years.  At this point, most people who have spent more than a few hours on the internet have seen a lousy sequel to something, be it a movie, a political debate, or virtually anything else, given the title “____ 2:  Electric Boogaloo”. Well, thank Breakin’ for that. But also thank Breakin’ for a little remembered Top 10 hit called “Breakin’…There’s No Stopping Us” by a duo called Ollie and Jerry.

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