1980s music stars then and now

Published On: Mar 05 2013 03:30:44 PM CST   Updated On: Jun 30 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

With Thursday marking the 30th anniversary of the June 30, 1986, release of Madonna's "True Blue" album, join us for a look at her and other 1980s music stars then and now.

80s music stars - John Mellencamp 1980s
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Going by the name John Cougar, John Mellencamp broke through in the 1980s, especially with his 1982 album "American Fool," which featured both "Hurts So Good" and "Jack & Diane." The rest of the decade saw him record songs such as "Crumblin' Down," "Pink Houses," "Lonely Ol' Night," "Small Town" and "R.O.C.K. in the U.S.A."

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