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The 80's at 8 7-28-14

 
Posted July 28th, 2014 @ 9:16am

Welcome to the 80’s at 8 blog updated daily with all the songs from the today’s show. If you have still have a favorite Misfit, Care Bear, My Little Pony, if you haven't gone to the dentist in years because Steve Martin freaked you out in Little Shop of Horrors, if you haven't had frozen orange juice since 1983 because of those dastardly Duke brothers, or if you just wanna be startin something, then you’re in the right place; this is the 80’s at 8 We start today’s show with a song from 1983 that inspired Stevie Nicks to write her song “Stand Back.” Here’s Prince “Little Red Corvette.” From 1983 Duran Duran “Is There Something I Should Know.” If you just wanna know what love is, if you just want them to know they didn't break you, if you knew Debbie Gibson long before she was Deborah or if you knew from your first day at Sweet Valley High whether you were an Elizabeth or a Jessica, then you’re in the right place; this is the 80’s at 8 Now from 1986 Europe “The Final Countdown.” From 1983 Frankie Goes to Hollywood “Relax.” If you know Alf would not be a good choice as a cat-sitter, if you know all the words to the interlude in Lionel Richie's All Night Long or if you know better than to make a wish on a Zoltar machine, then you’re in the right place; this is the 80’s at 8 Now from 1983 the Thompson Twins “Hold Me Now.” Here is the answer to the timeline, in which year did each of the following things take place? Disney opened the Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow, otherwise known as EPCOT in Orlando, Florida David Hasselhoff found himself out-acted by a car named KITT in the premiere episode of Knight Rider. And Michelle Pfeiffer made her film debut in Grease 2, the sequel to the top grossing film of 1978 in 1982. That same year Bow Wow Wow recorded what started out as a cover of the song "Bo Diddley." They made it into an original with the help of the guy who wrote "Twist And Shout" Here’s “I Want Candy.” From 1986 Falco “Rock Me Amadeus.” If you know exactly who you're gonna call when there's somethin strange in the neighborhood, if you know from experience that a little Love's Baby Soft goes a long way or if you still bring good things to life, and you never let em see you sweat, then you’re in the right place; this is the 80’s at 8 Now from 1986 Human League “Human.” From 1986 Human League “Human” Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis were hot producers in 1986 after the success of Janet Jackson's Control album, but it was a still surprise when Human League, who was more known as a Synth-Pop band, drafted them in to produce their new album. Jam and Lewis wrote three of the songs on the Crash album including this one. You can find the video for that and all the other songs on today’s show at theRiver1059.com keyword “80’s.” The 80’s at 8 will continue next with a song you know very well you didn’t know was a cover, written by Jamaican DJ Duke Reid all the way back in the 1930s. Find out what it is in 4.5 minutes. From 1980 Blondie with “The Tide is High.” If you still can't decide whether Tony or Angela was really the boss, if you still can't decide whether your favorite Dorito is nacho or cool ranch, if you still can't decide whether you'd rather cruise around town in a time-traveling DeLorean or KITT, then you’re in the right place; this is the 80’s at 8 Now from 1985 Starship “We Built This City.” From 1985 Starship’s “We Built This City” If you still do the gopher dance every time you hear the song from Caddyshack, if you still dream of getting all your friends together and finding One Eyed Willie's treasure or if you still finding yourself wanting to get Less Than Zero with Robert Downey Jr, then you’re in the right place; this is the 80’s at 8 Now from 1987 Richard Marx “Should’ve Known Better.”

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