20 Classic Crackers From 1980 – The Year IAN CURTIS Died

The back in time series, from 1977 to 1990

5 June 2023

1980 was the year (18 May) that IAN CURTIS, the both charismatic and troubled frontman/lyricist of Manchester’s eternal post-punk heroes Joy Division committed suicide following mental health problems and psychically suffering from epilepsy.

He was only 23. Curtis and the band are still a huge influence to this day for countless artists/band. He lives on in many hearts of thousands of fans. Rest in peace.

And here are the 20 classic crackers from 1980
picked by Turn Up The Volume‘s ears.


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