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Financial Times - Rocking all over the world

Written by Peter Aspden, originally published by The Financial Times in "Life & Arts" section.

At the beginning of 1989, a remarkable thing happened across households in parts of eastern Europe. Small satellite dishes started to be connected to televisions in the lifeless living quarters of ordinary people. The people tuned in and turned on: they found themselves part of a brash new world bursting with shoulder pads, lip gloss and slap-bass riffs.

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Originally published November 6, 2009

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