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Mick Smiley was one of the most talented, and "subverted" artists of the 1980's, mostly because other, more successful artists stole his material and his songwriting style. He was born Mark Cipolla and became one of the best and most talked-about "New-Wave" artists of the 1980's as the leader of The Mick Smiley Band in Hollywood, California.

He and his band performed in most of the clubs and larger venues in the…

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  • I've played this over and over driving through the Idaho country side in my '62 Austin-Healy....wind in the hair and that divine sound!
  • There's a reason that you can't find The Mick Smiley Band. They were too good. All of the big record companies tried to "bury" them because they were taking attention away from other acts.
  • There's no info on this guy anywhere, not even a bio
  • I agree.
  • Haha, I just now decided to hunt for this song. Amusingly, every music site that had music previews for 15 seconds and that I tested, had this GARBAGE "Magic" song and that was NOT what I was looking for. But, I specifically remember the lyrics using "magic" so I was suspicious. Hunt hunt hunt some more! Finally I found a full copy and lo and behold, that was the song! It's just the first half is ALIEN to the AWESOME that is the second half. It's like, he had two versions he liked and melded them into 1. LOL. Bastard Smiley! How weird! Anyway, yeah, cut that song in half and keep the second part! Sheesh!
  • That's not a bad idea...
  • ..On my comp CDs I edit the track to start @ 1:58... >.>
  • It's like two different songs...rubbish until -1:58, then it's pure Ghostbusters Magic!
  • It shoulda been...
  • Was Magic even a hit?

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