Somewhere along the line, I'm thinking the 1990s, style replaced substance, singers turned into zingers, and we lost something. We lost a lot. I think women of the 80s were much prettier than today's women, and female singers of the 80s were more talented. As proof, Shady and I bring you one of our favorite 80s ladies, Rindy Ross, the lead singer and sax player of the Portland, Oregon, rock band Quarterflash. Here's Shady with more.
helped get Quarterflash noticed. The band's
popularity grew and, in the fall of 1981, they
released their self-titled debut album. The
revised version of "Harden My Heart" was
released as a single from the album and
it became the biggest hit of the band's
career - a million seller that reached
#3 on the pop chart and #1 on the
Hot Mainstream Rock survey.
the luxury of being able to lip sync
the songs. As you will see and hear
passed that test with flying colors.
To the delight of the frenzied
crowd... they killed it!
Quarterflash performance. As you will
see and hear, Rindy's still got it. Her
wailin' sax never sounded better and
her vocals still have that same fire,
that same feeling and passion that
when she and the band were just
starting out. Watch and listen
as the lady nails her signature
I was just thinking, Shady. Why can't today's young female singers be more like Rindy Ross?
what do the kids call it?...hippety-hopping,
too many wardrobe malfunctions, too much
twerking and wrecking ball riding going on...
and don't get me started on that disgusting
donut licking incident! I just can't take it
anymore! Natalie... where are my pills?
You'll be happy to know that I washed
and ironed your favorite blankie.