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Back late 1987, a 12-inch import came into the radio station. It was from a British band who went by the name Voice of America. The song, “Story of Love,” became a cult alt-rock hit, especially in Southern Ontario and Western New York.
I played the song countless times on the radio and in clubs. Later, I wrote the liner notes for a series of retro CDs for EMI, parent company of Virgin Records, the home of Voice of America. One volume featured “Story of Love.”
That’s when it dawned on me that I knew nothing about the band. And I mean nothing.Read more