Mary Buffett, the investment and management expert and author who had a hit in 1984 with “My Boyfriend’s Back,” who will be on Revenge of the 80s Radio tonight.
Do you remember the song “Yaya” in 1982 on the Ronnie Bruce Rogers Ze Records EP Don’t Play With My Emotions? Tonight, on Revenge of the 80s Radio, we will talk with the young up-and-comer who collaborated with him on the effort and sang lead, Rikki St. James.
We wanted to kick off 2010 with something different, so we celebrated with two previously unreleased songs from August Darnell, better known as Kid Creole.
Tonight, we will play those classic club and college party favorites of the era through the entire second hour of the show.
The Podcast for our 11/20 Revenge of the 80s Radio show is up and available at the end of this post. The second hour features a conversation with Dave Wakeling of the English Beat and General Public
Tonight’s Revenge of the 80s Radio features a conversation with Dave Wakeling of the English Beat and General Public. He is currently on tour and expects to release new music early next year. Our discussion will play during the second hour of the show
This Friday, our guest on Revenge of the 80s Radio will be Dave Wakeling
This week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio show will include a new track from British band I, Ludicrous.
Tonight, in celebration of Halloween, Revenge of the 80s Radio will feature classic Halloween songs of the era.
This week, we re-aired our April, 2008 conversation with Stan Ridgway This was done before his release of “Silly Songs for Kids, Vol.1” with wife and musical partner Pietra Wexstun.
Tonight’s show features a re-broadcast of our April 2008 interview with musical genius Stan Ridgway
The podcast for this week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio show is up. This week, Louise Robey joins us for the second time.
This week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio show features classic alternative music from artists including XTC, Icehouse, The Untouchables, Peter Gabriel & Kate Bush, The Motels, Romeo Void and Voice of the Beehive. We will also play new tracks from The Little Girls and Gorevette.
This week’s show featured great driving music of the 1980s. Artists featured in this weeks show include Men Without Hats, The Kings, Pearl Harbor and the Explosions and Nikki and the Corvettes. We also played new cuts from Josie Cotton, ABC and Stan Ridgway with Pietra Wexstun.
This week’s Revenge of the 80s will be packed with some of the nest driving music of the 1980s. Artists featured include The Little Girls, Nikki and the Corvettes, The Kings and Jason and the Scorchers.
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.
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.
This week’s Revenge of the 80s will take a geographical turn: we feature classic alternative music from the 80s about cities, countries, locations and other points of interest around the world — real and fictional.
The podcast version of our 7/24 Revenge of the 80s Radio show featuring a conversation with Caron Maso Murray of The Little Girls is up and available at the bottom of this post
This week, we catch up on some requests during our first hour. The second hour is dedicated to classic alternative dance music from the 80s from artists including Clan of Xymox, Grandmaster Flash, Amazulu and Strawberry Switchblade.
This week, Revenge of the 80s airs a rebroadcast of its movie soundtrack music special. Artists featured include Trio, Dolby’s Cube, The Plimsouls, Bone Symphony and Wall of Voodoo.
This week, Revenge of the 80s will rebroadcast our “Salute to Movie Soundtracks.” Featured artists include Trio, Cheap Trick, Fishbone with Annette Funicello and the Bone Symphony.
This week’s show features music from classic alternative artists including Berlin (Happy Birthday Terri Nunn), Dramarama, Robey, Madness and The Pursuit of Happiness
This week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio show features a conversation with Wang Chung’s Jack Hues, who will be on this year’s Regeneration Tour.
Tonight’s Revenge of the 80s Radio show will feature classic cover songs from the era. Among the classic covers we will feature are performances by Trio, Laibach, Strawberry Switchblade, The Little Girls, The Fine Young Cannibals and Blondie.
The second hour of this week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio will be another Classic Alternative Dance Party with club hits from Yaz, Falco, Dominatrix and more.
Artists featured in the first hour include REM, Jason and the Scorchers, Wall of Voodoo and Boomerang.
This week’s show will honor the Moms on Mother’s Day… we will have classic alternative music in celebration of mothers (“Mother Stands for Comfort” by Kate Bush comes to mind) while we will also play tracks from moms of the 80s (and a few NEW moms from the era)
This week’s show is loosely-themed “Songs of the Spring.” I write “loosely” because the music is not necessarily about the spring or from the spring, but the selected tracks are songs that I always liked to hear in the spring in the 1980s and beyond.
Revenge of the 80s kicks off May with music of the spring — or at least what makes me think of the spring. We will feature classic alternative tracks and deeper cuts from artists including Stan Ridgway, Icehouse, Nena, Voice of the Beehive and Dexy’s Midnight Runners.