Music: These Big Girls Don't Cry

Madonna and Cyndi Lauper are the hottest women in rock. Why?

Wait, wait. Wait! Don't go away yet. "I think," laughs Cyndi Lauper, "we all need a break from me."


"I think she's a victim of overexposure," says Freddy DeMann. Freddy manages Madonna, not Cyndi, and frets — is, in fact, "absolutely worried" — that all the p.r. heat might burn out his client. Now, then. While the ladies play tag with the limelight, a few thoughts occur.

Cyndi Lauper's She's So Unusual, for anyone without access to electric entertainment of any form, has become the first debut album in history to rack up four top-five singles. Name those tunes and,...

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