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! We kick off today’s show with a song from 1983 Frankie Goes to Hollywood “Relax (Come Fighting)”
From 1986 Bangles “Manic Monday” If taking a break from all your worries sure would help a lot, If you can't decide whether your favorite veteran is Major Dad, GI Joe or Private Benjamin, If you'd die before you put Baby in a corner, or if the one thing you can’t stand about living in Santa Clara is all the dam vampires, this is the show for you, it is the 80's at 8, from 1984 Autograph “Turn up the Radio”
From 1983 The Greg Kihn Band “Jeopardy” If you sometimes find yourself wondering why Weird Al only has three Grammies to Michael Jackson's 18, If CC Deville ever convinced you it was OK to be a man in makeup or if you know that Arnold Jackson had a goldfish named Abraham and a terrible fear of the Gooch, you are in the right place, it is the 80’s at 8, from 1982 Madness “Our House”
Here is the answer to the timeline, in which year did the following things take place?
Michael Jackson's hair caught fire while filming a Pepsi commercial.
Def Leppard's drummer Rick Allen lost his left arm in a car wreck.
& Mr. Miyagi taught Daniel-san how to wax on and wax off in The Karate Kid, in 1984, and that year, the Go Go’s had a big hit with “Head Over Heels”
From 1983 UB40 “Red, Red Wine” If you've ever cajoled a stuffy relative into doing the Dance of Joy, if you're still not sure if Pop Rocks and Coke is a deadly combination but you're not willing to chance it, or if you cried when David Hasselhoff took down the Berlin Wall with the power of his music, this is the show for you, it is the 80's at 8, from 1983 David Bowie “China Girl”
From 1982 Stray Cats “Stray Cat Strut” If you ever read George Orwell's 1984 because you were inspired by a Mac commercial, if you found yourself digging into Shakespeare when Theo and Cockroach rapped about Julius Caesar, or if Heathers made you wonder what the deal was with that Moby Dick Eskimo, you are in the right place, this is the 80’s at 8, from 1983 Matthew Wilder “Break My Stride”
From 1986 Glass Tiger “Someday” If you know not to take Levar Burton's word for anything, if you still dream of getting all your friends together and finding One Eyed Willie's treasure, or iIf you ever got shot down cause you were overzealous, you are in the right place, it's the 80's at 8, from 1984 Wang Chung “Dance Hall Days”