Thanks for visiting the 80's blog, updated daily with each day's show content and music videos. We get today's show started with a song from 1984 The Pet Shop Boys with “West End Girls”
From 1981 Loverboy “Working for the Weekend” 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”
From 1983 Peter Schilling “Major Tom (Coming Home)” If you ever read at night by the light of your Glow Worm, if you still remember when Scratch N Sniff stickers dominated every recess, or if you know exactly which Hollywood Square Jim J. Bullock was in, you are on the right station, this is the 80’s at 8, from 1986 Glass Tiger “Don’t Forget Me (When I’m Gone)”
Here is the answer to the timeline, in which year did the following things take place?
Courtney Cox was pulled onstage by Bruce Springsteen for a little Dancing in the Dark
Crockett and Tubbs introduced the world to white and pastel suits in the premiere of Miami Vice.
& Mermaid Daryl Hannah showed mortal Tom Hanks a new way to eat a lobster in Splash, in 1984, and that year, Bananarama finally turned this song into a hit, a year after it was released, & only after it was featured in The Karate Kid, here’s “Cruel Summer”
From 1988 Steve Winwood “Roll with It” If you know better than to make a wish on a Zoltar machine, if you ever read a book and took a look at the TV in your head with Captain OG Readmore, or if you're still wondering when Rodney Dangerfield is gonna get some respect, this is the show for you, it is the 80's at 8, from 1989 the Fine Young Cannibals “She Drives Me Crazy”
From 1984 John Cafferty & The Beaver Brown Band “On the Dark Side” If you ever find yourself on the highway to the danger zone, If you'll never forgive David and Maddie for the end of Moonlighting, if you know it's "Risky Business" being chased by Guido the killer pimp, or if you ever pitied the fool who didn't watch A-Team, you are in the right place, from 1980 Devo “Whip It”
From 1980 REO Speedwagon “Keep on Loving You” If you quit watching Growing Pains when a certain Titanic actor made the scene, if you ever owned a piece of frosted denim, or If the idea of your brain on drugs ever inspired you to fry up an egg or two, this is the show for you, it is the 80s at 8, from 1984 Kenny Loggins “Footloose”