Month: August 2009
This week’s show features a conversation with Josie Cotton, who became the world’s new wave sweetheart when she performed (already an international hit) “Johnny Are You Queer” in the movie Valley Girl.
Tonight’s Revenge of the 80s Radio show will feature a conversation with Josie Cotton. Most 80s fans remember Cotton for her performance of “Johnny, Are You Queer?” on Valley Girl. While it was an international hit, controversy over the song wound up depriving us at the time of the musical talents of this fine songwriter.
From the superbly elegant solo album by Adriana Kaegi. TAG, comes this sultry, bedazzling track with a new video to match.
Josie Cotton is our guest on Revenge of the 80s Radio on Friday. Many remember her as the prom band singer in the Valley Girl movie and from her international hit song “Johnny, Are You Queer?”
The podcast for our 8/24/09 Revenge of the 80s Radio show is up and available at the end of this post. The second hour features a re-broadcast of our November 2008 interview with Robin Lane.
While I am on a short break in Virginia, Revenge of the 80s will re-broadcast our show featuring a conversation with Robin Lane.
To commemorate the 40th Anniversary of the Woodstock concert that was not played in Woodstock, we dedicated the second hour of the program to Woodstock-era songs covered by artists of the 1980s.
Tonight’s Revenge of the 80s will feature classic alternative artists of our decade covering music of the late 60s and very early 70s — the musical era of the “Woodstock Generation.”
Berlin and The Motels are putting on some very exiting shows this weekend.
One of the all-time great concert films, thought to be lost in the annals of the Warner Brothers archives, is now available for new wave fans on DVD
The podcast for our 8/7/09 Revenge of the 80s Radio show is up, featuring our special full, uncut interview with Martha Davis of The Motels.
Tonight, our guest will be the legendary Martha Davis of The Motels. We will talk about her career, the two incarnations of The Motels before the 1987 breakup, Martha’s solo career, her life and some very interesting projects she is working on.
A retrospect to the great John Hughes on the Revenge of the 80s Radio website/blog.
The Band Who Made Us All Dance to “The Earthquake Song” in the ’80s is Back with Classic Cuts and a New Sound
Martha Davis of The Motels is our guest on the next Revenge of the 80s Radio. We will talk about her career from the first Motels band through the newer formation, the lineup changes, Davis’ solo work and all-new Motels band.
This week we focused on geography and world travel as all of our classic alternative tracks played are about places around the world, points of interest and some fictional areas. Artists featured include Louise Robey, The Clash, Strawberry Switchblade, Red Rockers and Missing Persons.