Thanks for visiting the 80's at 8 blog, updated daily with each day's show content and the music videos for all the songs we played! If Head of the Class taught you the Russkies weren't that bad with its famous trip to Moscow, if Bob Barker ever convinced you to help control the pet population, if your mom ever packed your lunch with Fruit by the Foot and Polly-O String Cheese or if you ever wanted a crack at James Spader even if he always seemed like such a scumbag, then you’re listening to the right station; this is the 80’s at 8 powered by Miners Marvin Double Hung Windows Coming up at 840 you can win tickets to see The Reach Foundation featuring Russell Thompkins Jr. and The New Stylistics and former Journey lead singer Steve Augeri at Muzzy Field in Bristol on July 5th All you have to do is be caller number ten We’re kicking today’s off with a song from 1989 that was used in commercials for The Discovery Channel and Subaru of New Zealand.. Here’s The B-52’s “Roam”
From 1985 Dream Academy “Life In a Northern Town” If you ever wanted to study "Quack Fu" under the tutelage of Howard the Duck, if you know that Crispy Critters were indubitably delicious or if news reports on killer bees remind you of John Belushi, then you’re in the right place; this is the 80’s at 8 From 1986 Belinda Carlisle “Mad About You”
From 1986 Peter Gabriel “Big Time” If taking a break from all your worries sure would help a lot, if Jay Leno still makes you want to snack on Doritos or if you've ever spent more than five minutes trying to explain the premise of Weekend at Bernie's to someone, then you’re in the right place; this is the 80’s at 8 From 1984 Wang Chung “Dance Hall Days”
Here is the answer to the timeline, in which year did each of the following things take place?
The centennial of the Statue of Liberty's dedication was celebrated in New York Harbor.
Julia and Suzanne Sugarbaker teamed up with a few other Designing Women to give Atlanta a run for its money.
& Fievel Mouskewitz set out to discover a land where the streets are paved with cheese in An American Tail in 1986 That same year, Human League was struggling to find themselves and the band was fighting, so the record label hired famed producers Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, who had just written Janet Jackson’s Control album, to come in and kick start things.. it worked, as they scored a number 1 hit with “Human”
From The Bangles “Hazy Shade of Winter” If you've spent any time Right Here Waiting for Richard Marx's mullet, you snuck a copy of "Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret" to school in your backpack, which was only cool if you wore it over one shoulder, if you've ever made a collage of Corey faces from cut up Bop magazines or if you can explain the connection between a ballpoint pen and a cassette tape, then you’re in the right place; this is the 80’s at 8 From 1982 Aldo Nova “Fantasy”
From 1984 Bananarama “Cruel Summer” If you REALLY hope were spinning vinyl here at the River 1059, if you miss the days that strange things were afoot at the Circle K, if you remember the days when Dan Akroyd had one thing on his mind, and it was the Staypuft Marshmallow Man or if Bill Murray always seemed like the cool uncle you never had, then you’re listening to the right station; this is the 80’s at 8 From 1986 Sly Fox “Let’s Go All The Way”