This week, Hour 2 of this week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio is dedicated to the music of Ranking Roger, who passed away on March 26, 2019 after battling cancer.
Visage co-founder, New Romantic pioneer and former Blitz Club host Steve Strange passed away on Thursday after a heart attack while in a hospital in Egypt. He was 55.
After a long fight with breast cancer and Multiple Sclerosis, singer Christina Amphlett of the Divinyls passed away at her New York home yesterday. She was 53.
Among the various woodwind solos Ham will always be remembered for are the sax interlude from “Who Can It Be Now?” and the flute melody in “Down Under.”
Ken Ober, host of MTV’s Remote Control game show, passed away at age 52.
This week’s show features music from classic alternative artists including Berlin (Happy Birthday Terri Nunn), Dramarama, Robey, Madness and The Pursuit of Happiness
Stooges guitarist Ron Asheton was found dead in his Ann Arbor, Michigan home. Asheton’s creative riffs will always be remembered by fans and those his axe-handling had inspired. Revenge of the 80s Radio will feature a tribute to Asheton and the Stooges during part of Friday night’s show.