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Don't Forget The Timeless Soundtrack To Los Angeles' 1984 Summer Games

1960 Olympic decathlete gold medalist Rafer Johnson of the United States after climbing the stairs of the Memorial Coliseum prepares to light the Olympic flame during the opening ceremony for the XXIII Olympic Games on July, 28,1984 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles. Tony Duffy/Getty Images hide caption

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In "Side Street," a promotional video for his new album Call Me If You Get Lost, Tyler, The Creator plays out a fantasy version of a narrative that appears on the album's climactic song, "Wilshire," in which he engages in a deep but doomed emotional affair with the girlfriend of one of his friends. Courtesy of the artist/Screen shot from YouTube hide caption

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