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The 80's at 8 6-17-14

 
Posted June 17th, 2014 @ 8:51am

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 you remember the days when the Black Eyed Peas' Fergie was just plain "Stacy" nn Kids Incorporated, if you think the choice between Luke Skywalker and Han Solo is obvious, if you liked Anthony Michael Hall better when he was a geek or if you've ever asked yourself, "What Would Ronald Reagan do?”, then you’re listening to the right station; this is the 80’s at 8 powered by McDonald’s We kick off today’s show with a song from 1986 by Prince, who originally gave the song to former Revolution members who had decided to start their own band.. but after hearing it in a demo session, he quickly took it back and made it his own! Here’s “Kiss” From 1987 Crowded House “Soemthing So Strong” If you're undecided on the Roth/Hagar debate but "Gary Cherone" is not in your vocabulary or if you have ever done the moonwalk while wearing only one glove, then you’re in the right place; this is the 80’s at 8 From 1981 Hall and Oates “Kiss On My List” From 1989 The Bangles “Eternal Flame” If you know Alf's girlfriend back on Melmac was Rhonda or if you had a front row seat for the weddings of both Charles and Di and Luke and Laura, then you’re listening to the right station; this is the 80’s at 8 From 1982 Culture Club “Time Clock of The Heart” Here is the answer to the timeline, in which year did each of the following things take place? Marlee Matlin became the youngest woman and only deaf person to ever win Best Actress, for Children of a Lesser God American Bandstand was cancelled after 30 years on the air And Roseanne Barr tried to teach Meryl Streep a thing or two about acting in She Devil in 1987 That same year also saw the release of a song by George Michael who was previously a member of the Pop duo Wham!, and was trying to change his image so he would appeal to a more adult audience and be taken seriously as an artist, something that wasn't easy after hit singles like "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go" and "I'm Your Man." In the video, he appeared with stubble, a biker jacket, and strategically torn Levi's. Here’s “Faith” From 1982 Eddy Grant “Electric Avenue” If you just want them to know they didn't break you, if you still look for opportunities to bust out the old keytar or if you remember the days when the Marlboro Man was allowed on TV commercials, then you’re in the right place; this is the 80’s at 8 From 1980 Devo “Whip It” From 1980 Devo “Whip It” Devo became the first band ever to use a synthesizer as a lead instrument with this big hit You can watch the video for that song plus thousands more all for free at theRiver1059.com keyword 80’s The 80’s at 8 will continue next with a song by a band that had a strong cult following, especially in the gay community, but not a broad audience I’ll tell who that is in 4.5 minutes From 1989 The B-52’s “Love Shack” If you cried when Mary went blind on Little House on the Prairie or if Meg Ryan ever inspired you to have all your sauces on the side, if I say "George Clooney" and you think of "The Facts of Life", then you’re listening to the right station; this is the 80’s at 8 From 1986 Timbuk 3 “The Future’s So Bright I Gotta Wear Shades” From 1984 Twisted Sister “We’re Not Gonna Take It” If you know that the Thundercats lived on Third Earth or if you ever wanted a crack at James Spader even if he always seemed like such a scumbag or if you just wanna know what love is, then you’re in the right place; this is the 80’s at 8 From 1981 The Go Go’s “Our Lips Are Sealed”

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