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 1981 from the Buggles, it was the first song aired on MTV, here’s “Video Killed the Radio Star”
From 1986 Bon Jovi “You Give Love A Bad Name” If you know exactly what Miss Marry Mack was wearing, if you still can’t imagine a world without John Lennon, or if you’re afraid to give your pets food after midnight for fear that they are a Mogwai in disguise, you are on the right station, this is the 80’s at 8, from 1985 Howard Jones “Things Can Only Get Better”
From 1988 Robert Palmer “Simply Irresistible” If you're still trying to figure out whether Schwarzenegger or DeVito was the cuter twin, if you would be proud to partake of some pecan pie with Harry and Sally, or if you've ever made a collage of Corey faces from cut up Bop magazines, this is the show for you, it is the 80's at 8, from 1983 Prince “Little Red Corvette”
Here is the answer to the timeline, in which year did the following things take place?
Sally Ride became more than just a Billy Joel lyric when she became the first woman in space.
Judge Harry T. Stone banged his gavel for the first time in "Night Court."
& John Travolta reclaimed the title of Disco King & showed the world just how he could use his walk in Staying Alive, the follow up to Saturday Night Fever in 1983, and that year, Men Without Hats scored a huge hit with the “The Safety Dance”
From 1986 Kenny Loggins “Danger Zone” If you feel yourb innocence slippin away and don't believe it's comin back soon, if you'll forever be grateful to the Beach Boys and Uncle Jesse for taking you down to Kokomo, or if you're undecided on the Roth/Hagar debate but "Gary Cherone" is not in your vocabulary, this is the show for you, from 1984 Sammy Hagar “I Can’t Drive 55”
From 1984 Huey Lewis & the News “ I Want a New Drug” If you know all the words to the interlude in Lionel Richie's All Night Long, if you remember when Slam Books were kept in black and white composition notebooks and Facebook was nothing but a dream, if it ever occurred to you to gag yourself with a Silver Spoon, or if you ever wanted to create the perfect woman on your computer, you are in the right place, this is the 80's at 8, from 1985 Phil Collins & Philip Bailey “Easy Lover”
From 1982 Thomas Dolby “She Blinded Me with Science” If you know exactly who you're gonna call when there's somethin strange in the neighborhood, if you think life looks better a through a View master, or if you're not bad, you're just drawn that way, you’re on the right station, this is the 80’s at 8, from 1987 Richard Marx “Should’ve Known Better”