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The 80's at 8 7-23-14

Posted July 23rd, 2014 @ 9:04am

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 ever Relaxed just because Frankie told you to, if you remember when Shasta was for losers, TAB was a laboratory accident and Capri Sun was a social statement or if a particularly Manic Monday ever inspired you to Walk Like an Egyptian, then you’re in the right place; this is the 80’s at 8 powered by D’Angelo We kick off today’s show with a song from 1983 that debuted the artists infamous moonwalk and featured the first appearance of his white glove Here’s Michael Jackson “Billie Jean” From 1984 Go Go’s “Head Over Heels” If Combos really cheeses your hunger away, if Emilio Estevez ever convinced you that a pair of wheels was all it took to be a man in motion or if Ferris Bueller ever inspired you to study computer science or art history, then you’re in the right place; this is the 80’s at 8 Now from 1986 Fabulous Thunderbirds “Tuff Enuff” From 1983 UB 40 “Red Red Wine” If I say "George Clooney" and you think of "The Facts of Life," if it ever occured to you to gag yourself with a Silver Spoon, or if it's taken years, but you finally have your Hangin Tough dance down pat, then you’re in the right place; this is the 80’s at 8 Now from 1980 Christopher Cross “Ride Like The Wind” Here's the answer to today’s timeline, in which year did each of the following things take place? Richard Ramirez, the serial killer who terrorized California as The Night Stalker, murdered his first confirmed victim. Alex Trebek challenged his first contestant to answer in the form of a question as host of Jeopardy. And Mr. Miyagi taught Daniel-san how to wax on and wax off in The Karate Kid in 1984 That same year we heard a German native who was truly a one hit wonder in the United States, well here’s the only song we’ll ever know from her it’s Nena with “99 Luft Balloons” From 1985 Prince “Raspberry Beret” If news reports on killer bees remind you of John Belushi, if now you know, and knowing is half the battle or if Punky Brewster was the one who taught you the valuable lesson that you shouldn't hide in an old refrigerator, then you’re in the right place; this is the 80’s at 8 Now from 1981 Hall & Oates “You Make My Dreams” From 1981 Hall & Oates “You Make My Dreams” Many movies and TV shows have used this song including The Office, Glee, The Wedding Singer and Step Brothers. You can see the music video for that song and all the other songs from today’s show at Coming up an artist who was one of the first to use a synthesizer in his music before they were mainstream and commonplace in the music world. Find out who it is in 4.5 minutes. From 1982 Thomas Dolby “She Blinded Me With Science” If there's a boxful of Smurfs somewhere in your mom's attic, if when I say the name Einstein you instantly thing of the dog than the genius 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 1985 Loverboy “Lovin’ Every Minute Of It” From 1982 Moving Pictures “What About Me” If you don't want to sell anything, buy anything or process anything as a career, if you ever considered naming a baby Bastian or Atreyu ("A-Tray- you") or if you ever find yourself on the highway to the danger zone, then you’re in the right place; this is the 80’s at 8 Now from 1983 Naked Eyes “Always Something There To Remind Me”

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