Lookin' back at The Big '80s: 'Walk like an Egyptian'

YouTube upload / Walk like an Egyptian by the Bangles /

DAYTONA BEACH -- Award-winning internet newspaper publisher and aspiring book author Henry Frederick loves the music & culture of the Big '80s, the height of the MTV music video generation, hearkening back to his college years (1980-'84) and beginnings as a metro newspaper reporter.

Susanna Hoffs of the Bangles, circa 1987 / Headline Surfer®Snapshot: Bangles

The Bangles are an American all-girl band led by Susanna Hoffs (who starred in the 1987 comedy movie, "The Allnighter") that originated in the early 1980s, scoring several hit singles during the decade: "Manic Monday," peaked at No. 2 in 1986; "Walk Like an Egypyian," peaked at No. 1, 1987; "A Hazy Shade of Winter," peaked at No. 2 in 1987; and  "Eternal Flame," peaked at No. 1 in 1988.

Here's is Henry Frederick's review of the No. 1 overall song on the Billboard year-end Top 100 for 1987, "Walk Like an Egyptian" by the Bangles: https://plus.google.com/+HenryFrederick/posts/fLJamqejFra.

Here is a link to Frederick's playlist of the Big '80s on his YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLGIgM_sPArPtZnPOVM_YONu0MLKa8UUQQ

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Henry's Top 1,000 Classic Rock Songs: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Henrys-top-1000-classic-rock-songs/450904118263906.

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Wrestling ReWind: https://www.facebook.com/WrestlingRewind.

Creep Ass Cracker: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Creepy-Ass-Cracker/384842014971492.

FIRST BOOK: 'Creepy Ass Cracker'

Henry Frederick's first book, Creepy Ass Cracker, 840 pages, self-published published through Xlibris Publishing, hits bookstores this summer. The book (available in hardcover, paperback and online) revolves around the Trayvon Martin/George Zimmerman case, from his interview with the slain teen's parentys at a Miami in rally, and through the sensational trial and aftermath Frederick is the only reporter to have won journalism awards for both the shooting aftermath and the trial coverage.
Frederick's second book, "Wrestling ReWind (Lifelong love Affair with the Theater of the Absurd Inside & Outside the Squared Circle)" is planned for publication for the winter holidays.
He also has secured publishing rights to a third as yet untitled book.
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Short Bio

Henry Frederick is publisher of Headline Surfer®, the award-winning 24/7 internet news outlet covering the Daytona Beach-Sanford-Orlando metro area via HeadlineSurfer.com since 2008. A longtime cops & courts reporter focused on breaking news & investigative reporting, Frederick is among the Sunshine State's most prolific daily news reporters, having amassed close to a hundred award-winning byline stories nearly evenly split in print and digital platforms. Frederick earned his Master of Arts in New Media Journalism with academic honors from Full Sail University in Winter Park in February 2019. He was a metro reporter with the Daytona Beach News-Journal for nearly a decade and then served as a city editor for the Taunton Daily Gazette in Taunton, Mass, while maintaining a residence in Central Florida. Prior to moving to Florida, Frederick was a metro reporter for the Rockland Journal-News in West Nyack, NY, for seven years. Headline Surfer was named the Sunshine State's top internet news site by the Florida Press Club in 2018.