Welcome to the 80’s at 8 blog updated daily with all the songs from the day’s show. If you ever wished you could grab a snack and a drink at the Regal Beagle, if you ever wished your life was more like a Choose Your Own Adventure book, if you know exactly who you're gonna call when there's somethin strange in the neighborhood, or if you still look for opportunities to bust out the old keytar, then you’re in the right place; this is the 80’s at 8 Coming up at 8:40, you can win a pair of tickets to see the Fixx at the Ridgefield Playhouse on August 8th. We kick off today’s show with a song from 1986 that was the first solo hit for any of the Go-Go's after the band had broken up Here’s Belinda Carlisle “Mad About You.”

From 1983 Taco “Puttin’ On the Ritz.” If you still remember all the lyrics to Fraggle Rock, if you still remember how to do Balki Bartakamous's Dance of Joy, or if you still remember the days when Max Headroom was the height of computer animation, then you’re in the right place; this is the 80’s at 8 Now from 1983 here’s MJ with “Beat It.”
From 1984 Dan Hartman “I Can Dream About You.” If you still remember when Scratch N Sniff stickers dominated every recess, if you still take relationship advice from VC Andrews, even though she died halfway through "Heaven," or if you still think Alex P. Keaton could have taught Andy a little something, then you’re in the right place; this is the 80’s at 8 Now from 1989 the Fine Young Cannibals “She Drives Me Crazy.”
Here is the answer to the timeline, in which year did each of the following things take place? Dian Fossey, later played by Sigourney Weaver in Gorillas in the Mist, was killed by gorilla poachers in Rwanda. Gary and Wyatt faced off against Bill Paxton, Robert Downey Jr., and a pack of mutant bikers with a little help from Kelly LeBrock in Weird Science. And the season finale of Dallas found Bobby Ewing on his deathbed after being run over by his crazed ex-sister in law in 1985. That same year A-Ha became the first Norwegian band to have a #1 hit in the USA Here’s “Take on Me.”
From 1982 Culture Club “Time.” If you think no one can ever dethrone Mary Lou Retton as America's Sweetheart, if you think the best possible revenge is boiling someone's bunny, or if you think the choice between Luke Skywalker and Han Solo is obvious, then you’re in the right place; this is the 80’s at 8 Now from 1982 Autograph “Turn up the Radio.”
From 1982 Autograph “Turn up the Radio.” David Lee Roth used to go jogging with Autograph drummer Keni Richards, and invited them on the tour after hearing their demo tape. You can see the video for that and thousands of other songs all for free at theRiver1059.com keyword “80’s.” I’ll take caller 10 right now at 860-522-1059 to win a pair of tickets to see the Fixx at the Ridgefield Playhouse on August 8th. Caller 10 is going to the show. The 80’s at 8 will continue next with a song you might find “shocking” Find out what it is in 4.5 minutes.
From 1982 Peter Gabriel “Shock the Monkey.” If you watched too much "You Can't Do That on Television" and still can't bring yourself to say "I don't know" or "water," if you were a champ at games like "Inside Tina Yothers" or "Dead or Canadian" on MTV's Remote Control, or if you were actually proud that there was a Garbage Pail Kid with your name, then you’re in the right place; this is the 80’s at 8 Now from 1982 Joe Jackson “Breaking Us in Two.”
From 1982 Culture Club “Time” If you were ever jealous of uncle Jesse's hair (or drum skills), if you were ever tempted to create the perfect woman on your computer, or if you were ever tempted to serve a mug full of Drano to a high school rival, then you’re in the right place; this is the 80’s at 8 Now from 1986 OMD “If You Leave.”