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 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 D’Angelo We kick off today’s show with a song from 1989 performed on an episode of the Simpsons as “Glove Slap,” Here’s The B-52’s “Love Shack.”

From 1983 Big Country “In A Big Country” If "Angel Eyes" or "When I See You Smile" remind you of middle school dances and all the attendant awkwardness, if any ride in a taxi makes you nostalgic for Andy Kaufman or if Combos really cheeses your hunger away, then you’re in the right place; this is the 80’s at 8 Now from 1983 Peter Schilling “Major Tom.”
From 1984, Prince “I Would Die 4 U” If I say "Miss Susie had a steamboat" and the lyrics will be stuck in your head all day, if it ever occurred to you to gag yourself with a Silver Spoon or if Patrick Dempsey could buy you love any day of the week, then you’re in the right place; this is the 80’s at 8 From 1983 Cyndi Lauper “Girls Just Want To Have Fun.”
Here is the answer to today’s timeline, in which year did each of the following things take place? Pac Man finally had an ally in his war against the ghosts as Ms. Pac Man was released. Roger Moore became James Bond for the fifth time in For Your Eyes Only. And Luke and Laura made daytime television history with the highest rated hour in soaps when they married on General Hospital in 1981 That same year a band that evolved from punk to pop had their first hit single, despite their pop sound this band considered themselves to be serious musicians, you can judge that for yourselves, here’s The Go Go’s “Our Lips Are Sealed”.
From 1985 Level 42 “Something About You” If the Bundys will always have two children as far as you're concerned, and never Seven, if the Don't Worry Be Happy lyrics never fail to cheer you up or If there was only one Becky for you on Roseanne, and Sarah Chalke wasn't it, then you’re in the right place; this is the 80’s at 8 Now from 1982 Aldo Nova “Fantasy.”
From 1982 Aldo Nova “Fantasy.” He produced some early Celine Dion songs and wrote for Jon Bon Jovi as well. You can see the music video for that song and all the other songs from today’s show at theriver1059.com. The 80’s at 8 will continue next with a song that was inspired by a flame depicted at the infamous Elvis Presley’s gravesite, seen during a private tour Find out what it is in 4.5 minutes.
From 1989 The Bangles “Eternal Flame” If you agree with Danielson that a flyswatter would be faster, if you always thought Mallory Keaton could do way better than Nick or if you can still remember the days when you hadn't heard "The Final Countdown" eight million times, then you’re in the right place; this is the 80’s at 8 Now from 1983 David Bowie “China Girl.”
From 1988 The Proclaimers “500 Miles” If you could be the Walrus, but you'd still have to bum rides off people, if you cried when Mary went blind on Little House on the Prairie or if you ever accused someone of spreading cooties, then you’re in the right place; this is the 80’s at 8 Now from 1983 Wall of Voodoo “Mexican Radio.”