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80's at 8

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Posted June 5th, 2014 @ 7:50am

Thanks for visiting the 80’s at 8 blog updated daily with songs and trivia! If your fondest childhood memory is when Skippy got his head stuck in the banister, if you cried when Mary went blind on Little House on the Prairie, if you ever wanted to go to a Big Fun concert, or if you ever wanted to go to the Head of the Class with Robin Givens, then you’re in the right place; this is the 80’s at 8 powered by McDonald’s We start today’s show with a song from 1988 that won Robert Palmer a “Best Rock Vocal Performance” Grammy Here’s “Simply Irresistible” From 1983 Peter Schilling “Major Tom” If you ever wanted to create the perfect woman on your computer, if you ever wanted to grab a hot dog with Ferris and Cameron at Wrigley, or if you ever wanted to install a dumbwaiter in your house so you could be just like Webster, then you’re listening to the right station; this is the 80’s at 8 From 1981 Human League “Don’t You Want Me.” From 1981 Howard Joes “Everlasting Love” If you ever wanted to paint Elyse's jacket a color other than red during the Family Ties credits, if you ever wanted to join Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation just for the outfit or if you ever wanted to party with Lewis Skolnick and the rest of the Tri-Lambs, then you’re in the right place; this is the 80’s at 8 Now from 1983 Sheriff “When I’m With You.” Here is the answer to the timeline, in which year did each of the following things take place? Sugar Ray Robison, suffering from diabetes and Alzheimers, hung up his boxing gloves for good. Zac Morris pulled his first prank under the not-so-watchful eye of Mr. Belding on Saved by the Bell. And Disney introduced us to Ariel, a Little Mermaid who wanted to be part of our world in 1989 That same year this band formed by members of legendary ska band The English beat released one of their many classic tunes Here’s the Fine Young Cannibals “Good Thing.” From 1981 Hall & Oates “Kiss on My List” on the 80’s at 8. You can catch the video for that song and literally thousands more for free at theriver1059.com keyword “80s.” If you ever wanted to share a Baby Ruth with Sloth and Chunk, if you ever wanted to snuggle up to Harry and the Hendersons or if you ever wanted to take a little nibble out of the Staypuft Marshmallow Man, then you’re in the right place; this is the 80’s at 8 From 1988 it’s Enya with “Orinoco Flow” From 1988, by request from Emily out in Newington, Enya “Orinoco Flow” This song was used in a violent scene in the 2011 movie The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo. According to the film's director David Fincher, they liked the idea of the villain enjoying music when he kills, and the star of the movie Daniel Craig dialed up this song on his iPod You can watch the video for that song plus thousands more all for at theRiver1059.com Coming up next a song one of the many 80s cover songs of Burt Bacharach. Find out what it is in four and a half minutes. From 1983 Naked Eyes “Always Something There to Remind Me” If you ever wanted to take a spin on the Flight of the Navigator ship or Millennium Falcon, if you ever wanted your own Robocop to fend off creeps in your city or if you ever wish Axl Rose would just shut up about Chinese Democracy and play Welcome to the Jungle again, then you’re in the right place; this is the 80’s at 8 From 1983 Fixx “One Thing Leads to Another.” From 1981 Donnie Iris “Love is Like a Rock” 1981 If you ever wish Dr. Heathcliff Huxtable himself would just stop by for a Puddin' Pop, if you ever wish Ferris were there to get you out of summer school or if you ever wished for a game of Clue with Tim Curry and Christopher Lloyd, you’re in the right place From 1982 Adam Ant “Goody Two Shoes

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