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The cover for the 1983 album She's So Unusual by Cyndi Lauper, which featured singles like "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" and "All Through the Night." hide caption

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Presenting 'Switched On Pop': the Cyndi Lauper conspiracy

In this special bonus episode, Sam joins Switched On Pop co-host Charlie Harding to talk Cyndi Lauper. Many fall for "Girls Just Want To Have Fun," but Sam's favorite song is the slow burner "All Through The Night," save for one moment: the synthesizer solo. For Sam, this solo never fit in. Charlie investigates the source of Sam's musical malady and uncovers how the '80s got its groove. Hear Sam on another episode of Switched On Pop making the case for why Labrinth's "Sexy MF" should be a modern classic here.

Presenting 'Switched On Pop': the Cyndi Lauper conspiracy

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Cyndi Lauper Charts Her Own Path — Thanks, In Part, To Patsy Cline

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Bon Iver's Justin Vernon Returns With The Volcano Choir, Music From Senegal And More

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In a Soulful Return, Al Green Lays It Down

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