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80's at 8

80'S AT 8 6/9/14

 

Welcome to the 80's at 8 blog with today's song fatcs and daily trivia! If you grew up thinking Michelangelo, Donatello, Rafael and Leonardo were heroes in a half shell, if you had a front row seat for the weddings of both Charles and Di and Luke and Laura, if you have a secret Scrunchie sock collection in your closet or if you know exactly what could possibly go wrong with an innocent girl and a harmless drive then you’re in the right place; this is the 80’s at 8 Make sure to be listening at 8:40 for your chance to win a pair of tickets to see the US Women’s National Soccer team play France on June 19th at Rentschler Field. We kick off the today’s show with a song from 1984 that became a hit while the band was on tour opening for the Cars Here’s Wang Chung “Dance Hall Days” From 1984 Twisted Sister “We’re Not Gonna Take It” If you have still have a favorite Misfit, Care Bear, My Little Pony, if you keep Steve Martin's speech to Mrs. Poole handy for dealing with incompetent customer service reps, or if you knew Debbie Gibson long before she was Deborah, then you’re listening to the right station; this is the 80’s at 8 From 1982 Duran Duran “Rio.” From 1981 Loverboy “Turn Me Loose” If you know Alf would not be a good choice as a cat-sitter, if you know all the words to the interlude in Lionel Richie's All Night Long, if you know all the words to We Didn't Start the Fire but only came into consciousness around "Wheel of Fortune, Sally Ride" or if you know better than to make a wish on a Zoltar machine, then you’re in the right place; this is the 80’s at 8 Now from 1982 Dexy’s Midnight Runners “Come on Eileen.” Here is the answer to the timeline, in which year did each of the following thigns take place? The musical Cats began its 18 year run on Broadway. Dukes of Hazzard Bo and Luke were temporarily replaced by their “cousins” Coy and Vance following a contract dispute. Murphy and Nolte were a long way off from transvestite prostitutes and scary mug shots in 48 Hours, in 1982. That same year Moving Pictures released this song, that didn’t hit its peak chart position until its re-release in 1989 Here’s “What About Me.” From 1986 Cutting Crew “I Just Died In Your Arms” A cover of that song was recorded by Stabbing Westward for the Not Another Teen Movie soundtrack You can check out the video for that song all the other songs we play today on theriver1059.com keyword “80s” It’s time to take caller number 10 at 860-522-1059 and you will win tickets to see the US Womens National Soccer team play France on June 19th at Rentschler Field. Be caller number 10 to win your free tickets. The 80’s at 8 will continue next with a well known song that until its release was known by Jefferson Airplane. See who they became in 4.5 minutes. From 1985 Starship with “We Built This City” on the River 105.9. If you know exactly which Hollywood Square Jim J. Bullock was in, if you know exactly who you're gonna call when there's somethin strange in the neighborhood, if you know from experience that a little Love's Baby Soft goes a long way or if you know half of Jem's excitement and outrageousness came from her light up earrings, you’re in the right place. Now from 1983 Matthew Wilder “Break My Stride.” From 1983 Matthew Wilder “Break My Stride” on the 80’s at 8. If you know MacGyver's first name is Angus and he's a troubleshooter for the Phoenix Foundation, if you know man who catch fly with chopsticks accomplish anything, or if you still have a crush on Lea Thompson even though she dated a duck, you’re in the right place. Now from 1983 Kajagoogoo “Too Shy”

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