Cyndi Lauper’s Time After Time: Number One this Week in 1984

Had a great time with Sean talking about Cyndi Lauper’s Time After Time. You can read our conversation below. Wax nostalgic for Cyndi, Prince, Michael, Madonna, REM, and many other totally tubular singers and bands over at his fantastic blog!

1984 (For the Love of Pop's Greatest Year)

In early 1984, even if you loved her first single, “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun”, you couldn’t have been blamed for suspecting Cyndi Lauper might be a one hit wonder. But her second single, “Time After Time,” presented the promise of a great pop performer/songwriter with staying power. The song spent two weeks at the top of the pop charts in June 1984, it was nominated for song of the year and is considered to be one of the most beautiful ballads of the eighties.

Joining me to discuss Cyndi Lauper’s “Time After Time,” is Nate James, the author of one of my favorite blogs – The Relative Cartographer. Check out his blog for great short fiction, genealogical investigations, honest observations, wit and warmth.

Sean:  Nate – thanks so much for joining me to discuss Cyndi Lauper’s Number one hit, “Time After Time.”

Nathan:  Oh, I’m happy to do it. Something about 1984…

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