If you're old enough to recall the mid '80s, you can probably recognize the sounds of Debbie Deb's "When I Hear Music" and "Lookout Weekend" in an instant. The freestyle hits were the teen anthems of their day, ubiquitous soundtracks at roller rinks and mall parking lots. Younger listeners may know ... More >>
Deborah Wesoff Lopez's music career got off to a brilliant start. As Debbie Deb, her first single, "When I Hear Music," recorded with Miami electro legend "Pretty" Tony Butler when she was just 17, helped define the aesthetic of the burgeoning freestyle genre in the mid '80s. And her dreamy 1985 fo ... More >>
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