Dean wrote the screenplay and lyrics to all the songs in Footloose. His other hits include "Fame" and "All The Man That I Need."
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Starting in Virginia City, Nevada and rippling out to the Haight-Ashbury, LSD reshaped popular music.
How the American gangsta rappers made history by getting banned in the UK.