Ciccone Youth: Madonna in the Eighties

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She came to New York City in the late Seventies, an aspiring dancer with no money, no connections and no shortage of confidence. Within a few years, thanks to a seemingly infinite supply of sturdy, savvy pop gems Madonna would conquer not only the city, but the whole world. Here, a collection of hits from the decade in which everyone first went crazy for the Material Girl.