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The 80's at 8 6-19-14

 
Posted June 19th, 2014 @ 8:28am

Welcome to the 80’s at 8 blog on the River 105.9 filled with today's songs, song facts and trivia! If you ever Relaxed just because Frankie told you to, if you ever wanted to study "Quack Fu" under the tutelage of Howard the Duck, if you remember when Shasta was for losers, TAB was a laboratory accident and Capri Sun was a social statement, or if your fondest childhood memory is when Skippy got his head stuck in the banister, then you’re in the right place; this is the 80’s at 8 powered by McDonald’s We kick off today’s show with a song from 1985 featuring Benmont Tench from Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers on the keys. Here’s Eurythmics “Would I Lie to You?” From 1982 Joe Jackson “Breaking Us In Two” If you're still hoping to win a space camp scholarship on Double Dare, if a particularly Manic Monday ever inspired you to Walk Like an Egyptian, or if any ride in a taxi makes you nostalgic for Andy Kaufman, then you’re in the right place; this is the 80’s at 8 From 1982 Madness “Our House” From 1984 Prince “I Would Die 4 U” If Bill Murray always seemed like the cool uncle you never had, if CC Deville ever convinced you it was OK to be a man in makeup or if Combos really cheeses your hunger away, then you’re in the right place; this is the 80’s at 8 Now from 1982 Berlin “No More Words.” Here is the answer to the timeline, in which year did each of the following things take place? Clara Peller, otherwise known as the "Where's the Beef?" lady, made her first appearance in a Wendy's commercial. Crockett and Tubbs introduced the world to white and pastel suits with the premiere of Miami Vice. And Mermaid Daryl Hannah showed mortal Tom Hanks a new way to eat a lobster in Splash in 1984. That same year saw the release of a song by the Go-Go’s that forced Charlotte Caffey, to learn how to play the piano. Here’s “Head Over Heels.” From 1983 Cyndi Lauper “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun” If the one thing about living in Santa Carla you never could stomach was all the damn vampires, if there was only one Becky for you on Roseanne, and Sarah Chalke wasn't it, or if there's a boxful of Smurfs somewhere in your mom's attic, then you’re in the right place; this is the 80’s at 8 Now from 1981 Rick James “Superfreak” From 1981 Rick James “Superfreak” The Temptations are doing the background vocals on that song. You can catch the music video for that song and all the other songs we play in today’s show at theriver1059.com keyword “80s” The 80’s at 8 will continue next including a song that was written specifically to be turned into a music video. Find out what it is in 4.5 minutes From 1982 Thomas Dobly “She Blinded Me With Science” If you agree with Danielson that a flyswatter would be faster, if you ain't got time for jibber jabber, or if you always cheered louder for the moonwalking Whammy than for the actual Press Your Luck contestants, then you’re in the right place; this is the 80’s at 8 Now from 1980 Donnie Iris “Ah! Leah!” From 1980 “Ah! Leah!’ by Donnie Iris If you always think the force is with you, if you always thought Mallory Keaton could do way better than Nick , or if you always wished you could buy a car from Joe Isuzu, then you’re in the right place; this is the 80’s at 8 Now from 1981 Human League “Don’t You Want Me?”

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