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80's at 8 8/13/14

 
80's at 8 8/13/14
Posted August 13th, 2014 @ 7:59am

Welcome to the 80’s at 8 on the River 105.9, thanks for starting your day with us. Good morning, I’m Joe Aguire. If you still have the best collection of fingerless gloves on the block, if you still have your Castle Grayskull in its original packaging, If you still haven't made the move from Cabbage Patch to American Girl, or if you still get a hankering for a Handi Snack, you’re in the right place. We start the the first male artist to have 3 number 1 hits ona debut album. From 1987 here’s Richard Marx with “Should’ve Known Better.” From 1982 Moving Pictures “What About Me” on the River 105.9. If you still get cravings for an Orange Julius from the mall, if you still can't decide whether you'd rather cruise around town in a time-traveling DeLorean or KITT, or if you still can't decide whether your favorite Dorito is nacho or cool ranch, you’re in the right place. Now from 1986 Timbuk 3 “The Future’s So Bright I Gotta Wear Shades.” From 1986 Katrina and the “Waves walking on Sunshine.” Thanks for starting you’re morning with us today I am Joe Aguire and this is the 80’s at 8. If you still can't imagine a world without John Lennon, if you still do the gopher dance every time you hear the song from Caddyshack, or if you still dream of getting all your friends together and finding One Eyed Willie's treasure, you’re in the right place. Now from 1987 Lou Gramm with “Midnight Blue.” From 1987 Lou Gramm with “Midnight Blue.” That song was covered by R.E.M. on their 1987 tour. You can see the video for that song and thousands more at theriver1059.com keyword “80s.” It’s time now for Rache3l Lutzker to join me with a look at the Timeline, in what year did the following things take place? Geraldo Rivera hosted a live, 2 hour syndicated special, The Mystery of Al Capone's Vault, and famously came up empty handed TV finally heeded the public's call for "No Whammies!" by canceling Press Your Luck after three seasons. Madonna got a taste of the box office failure that wouldn't plague her co-star Sean Penn in Shanghai Surprise but in what year? Was it 1986? 1987? Or 1988? I’ll let you know in 4.5 minutes. Welcome back to the 80’s at 8 on the River 105.9. We’re rejoined by Rachel Lutzker with the answer for today’s Timeline. In what year did the following things take place? Geraldo Rivera hosted a live, 2 hour syndicated special, The Mystery of Al Capone's Vault, and famously came up empty handed TV finally heeded the public's call for "No Whammies!" by canceling Press Your Luck after three seasons. Madonna got a taste of the box office failure that wouldn't plague her co-star Sean Penn in Shanghai Surprise in 1986. That same year Belinda Carlisle released the first solo hit by any member of the Go-Go’s. Here’s “Mad About You.” From 1983 Elton John with “I’m Still Standing” on the 80’s at 8. Good morning I’m Joe Aguire. If you still finding yourself wanting to get Less Than Zero with Robert Downey Jr., if you still hate Tiffani Amber Thiessen because she got to kiss Zack and A.C, or if you still remember all the lyrics to Fraggle Rock, you’re in the right place. Now from 1986 here’s Europe with “The Final Countdown.” From 1986 Europe “The Final Countdown.” That song was #1 on VH1’s Awesomely Bad Metal Songs countdown. You can see the video fro that and all the other songs from today’s show at theriver1059.com keyword 80’s. Coming up next, a song that was saved from being scraped by the falsetto voice and the falsetto voice alone. Find out what it is in 4.5 minutes. From 1989 Fine Young Cannibals “She Drives Me Crazy.” If you still remember how to do Balki Bartakamous's Dance of Joy, if you still remember the days when Max Headroom was the height of computer animation, or if you still remember when Scratch N Sniff stickers dominated every recess, you’re in the right place. Now from 1988 Jimmy Hates Jazz “Shattered Dreams.” From 1983 The Fixx “One Thing Leads to Another.” If you still take relationship advice from VC Andrews, even though she died halfway through "Heaven," if you still think John Candy could have finished The Old 96er in The Great Outdoors, or if you still think of Janet Jackson as Penny from Good Times or as Willis' girlfriend on Different Strokes, you’re in the right place. From 1984 here’s Bon Jovi “I Can Dream of You.”

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