Relive the '80s new-wave
punk-rock music scene in Philadelphia
+ anything '80s Philly rock: glam-rock | heavy metal | electronic
If you remember instantly disposable
pop music on 7-inch vinyl 45s, skinny ties, pompadours and slam dancing -- please join
us in writing this '80s Philly diary.
NEW: The Girlfriends live Outdoor Cabaret
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Use the navigation bar on the left to
search for original bands, view posters and articles, or
listen to music. Connect with other musicians and fans here.
You can also view
videos like Radio
Rodeo's Gypsy Life,
The Guise or The Stick Men
live. Yes, they're grainy and jumpy, just the way we remember it!
If you were there,
we want to hear from you. Please
send your electronic images, videos,
reviews, articles, and other
I was born in Philadelphia. I gigged and hung out with some
great musicians here. Some made it to pop stardom, some moved onto other
fields, some still work as studio or touring musicians and songwriters.
Relive the '80s is our scrapbook. It's just for
fun — and for connecting musicians and friends. So enjoy! And we appreciate any
contributions you can make toward
portrait of the '80s Philly music scene.
(Reesa & The Rooters)