Jonathan Takiff writes about music and technology for the Daily News.
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Sparks, Ejogo relight '70s cult classic
Whitney Houston's sudden, unexpected drowning under the influence of cocaine "hit me like a ton of bricks," recalls American Idol winner Jordin Sparks, who co-stars alongside the late singer in Sparkle.
Thomas Dolby is best known for "She Blinded Me With Science," a landmark synth-pop ditty and video of the early 1980s that cast him as a sort of madcap...