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80's at 8

The 80's at 8 6-16-14

 
Posted June 16th, 2014 @ 8:41am

If you're on a mission and you're wishin’ someone could cure your lonely condition, if you were ever blown away by the deadly combination of Magnum PI's mustache and red Ferrari, if you fondly remember when people could call something "ironic" without feeling compelled to say "dontcha think," or if you just wanna know what love is, then this is the show for you; this is the 80’s at 8 powered by McDonald’s Tonight at 9pm, iHeart Radio presents a special performance and Q&A with Queen and Adam Lambert, hosted by Nikki Sixx. You can watch it live at 9 o'clock at theriver1059.com keyword Queen and Adam Lambert. We kick off today’s show with a song from 1984 lyrically inspired by Grand Master Flash’s “The Bessage.” Here’s Pet Shop Boys “West End Girls.” From 1983 Taco “Puttin’ on the Ritz.” If you know exactly what could possibly go wrong with an innocent girl and a harmless drive, if you found yourself digging into Shakespeare when Theo and Cockroach rapped about Julius Caesar, or if you ever wanted to go to a Big Fun concert, you’re in the right place; this is the 80’s at 8 Now from 1985 Scritti Politti “Perfect Way” From 1982 Stray Cats “Stray Cat Strut” If you ever stashed the tiny key to your diary in the pocket of your Popple, if you ever wanted to install a dumbwaiter in your house so you could be just like Webster or if you ever bought a neon pink bottle of Debbie Gibson's Electric Youth perfume then you’re in the right place; this is the 80’s at 8 From 1984 Animotion “Obsession.” Here is the answer to the timeline, in which year did the following things take palce? Arnold Schwarzenneger realized the dream of every Austrian immigrant bodybuilder come true: he married a Kennedy. Oprah began her takeover of the world with her network television premiere And Bette Midler, Nick Nolte and Richard Dreyfuss teamed up to give us Disney's first R-rated movie with Down and Out in Beverly Hills, in 1986 That same year Bryan Adams helped out the hosers in Glass Tiger with backround vocals in this hit. Here’s “Don’t Forget Me When I’m Gone” From 1983 Naked Eyes “Promises, Promises” If you've ever taken a bath with Mr. Bubble, if you've ever un-ironically worn your sunglasses at night or if you’ve ever spooked the room by telling them Large Marge sent ya’, then this is the show for you; this is the 80’s at 8 Now from 1986 Robert Palmer “I Didn’t Mean to Turn You On.” From 1986 Robert Palmer “I Didn’t Mean to Turn You On” Palmer got help from his Power Station friends Andy Taylor and Tony Thompson for this and other songs on his Riptide album. You can catch the music video for that and thousands of other songs on theriver1059.com keyword “80’s.” Tonight at 9pm, iHeart Radio presents a special performance and Q&A with Queen and Adam Lambert, hosted by Nikki Sixx. You can watch it live at 9 o'clock at theriver1059.com keyword Queen and Adam Lambert. The 80’s at 8 will continue next with a song that made appearances in Miami Vice, Doogie Howser, M.D. and the 1989 film Loverboy. Find out what it is in 4.5 minutes. From 1988 Eddie Brickell & The New Bohemians “What I Am” on the River 105.9. If you've rather be a Greaser than a Soash, if you've ever wanted to start a Babysitters Club of your own, or if you snuck a copy of "Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret" to school in your backpack, then this is the station for you; this is the 80’s at 8 From 1981 The Go-Go’s “We Got the Beat.” From 1986 Bananarama “Venus” If you’re still trying to beat your cousin’s high score on Asteroids with your Atari 2600, if you want to be the one to walk in the sun, or if you still have a crush on Lea Thompson even though she dated a duck, then you’re in good company; this is the 80’s at 8 From 1982 A Flock of Seaguls “I Ran So Far Away.”

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