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The Rise And Fall Of The Movie Power Ballad
What happened to those endless movie theme no.1 hits?

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Berlin, Take My Breath Away

Film: Top Gun, 1986

Weeks at number one: one (US), four (UK)

Key moment: The sight of Terri Nunn, decked out in blue overalls and with two-tone hair-a-blowing, singing on top of a fighter jet in the desert.

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Some classic Power Ballads on here such as Starship and Take My Breath Away but also a few turds such as Wet Wet Wet's travesty which ruined a classic by The Troggs and also She Who Will remain nameless (from Canada). More

Posted by Hugh_Fran on Thursday May 16, 2013, 00:51

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