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Rest in Peace George Michael

Wow, another great music artist has passed away.  Found out a few hours ago that singer George Michael passed away at his home in England.

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George Michael, the British bubble-gum teen idol turned international pop star known for his flamboyant style and sexually provocative lyrics, died on Christmas in England.

He was 53. A publicist reported the death but provided no cause.

Michael, whose real name was Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou, first stepped into the global spotlight in the early ’80s as a member of Wham!, a duo whose brand of blue-eyed soul produced a series of lively hits, including “Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go,” “Careless Whisper” and the enduring holiday ballad “Last Christmas.”

I’ve been a fan of George Michael since his Wham days.  One of my favorite Wham songs is Everything She Wants.

Check out Hand to Mouth from his cd/album Faith.

Rest in Peace George Michael.

Throwback Thursday- Everything She Wants by Wham

Heard this song on the train going home from work today.  Wham’s Everything She Wants has been a favorite of mine for years.  The song was released in 1984.  Everything She Wants and Careless Whisper are my favorite Wham songs.  Wham was a part of the 80’s British invasion.  I was a huge Wham and later George Michael fan during the 1980’s.  Still love his music.

You can find the song on Wham’s Make It Big cd.

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You can also find this version of Everything She Wants on George Michael’s Twenty Five cd.

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If you’re looking for the best of Wham and George Michael this is the cd to check out. It’s excellent.

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