Steve Peake

  • Amateur singer-songwriter
  • Freelance writer on '80s music




Steve Peake is a former writer for ThoughtCo who contributed articles about '80s music for 10 years. Steve is a musician. He gained much of his early musical knowledge as a fan of '80s new wave and arena rock. He acquired a comprehensive knowledge of the era's music and became an expert on the timeframe. Many websites republish his ThoughtCo articles and quote his writings. These include, TamuMusicOfThe,,, and

Steve Peake

ThoughtCo and Dotdash

ThoughtCo is a premier reference site focusing on expert-created education content. We are one of the top-10 information sites in the world as rated by comScore, a leading Internet measurement company. Every month, more than 13 million readers seek answers to their questions on ThoughtCo.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population monthly. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone, and recently Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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