This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, we will have the world radio premiere of “Boards and Bikinis Rule (Down at Malibu) from The Hollyberries (Kip Brown of The Little Girls
#46-50: The Top 50 Classic Alternative cover songs.
While weaseling through the blogosphere, here are some classic alternative music-related highlights: Blitz Magazine has an excellent article on The Little Girls Adriana Kaegi‘s 2009 TAG album is showcased in the Album Art Hall of Fame Blog The people at the Michael Hutchence Tribute Site continue to do a bang-up job. …and those who worked […]
This week, we talk with Mary Buffett, the investment and management leader, speaker and author. While she is famous on the financial media circuit, Mary also had a hit EP and video in 1984.
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.
Once again, Revenge of the 80s Radio celebrates the time of amore with a collection of classic alternative love songs.
This week, we played some of Michael Hutchence’s classic tracks with INXS in tribute to what would have been his 50th birthday.
Tonight on Revenge of the 80s Radio, we will honor the legendary Michael Hutchence, who would have celebrated his 50th birthday today had it not been for his tragic death in 1997.
Merry Christmas and Happy Holdays to all of you from us at Revenge of the 80s Radio. The podcast edit of our Revenge of the 80s Christmas special is up and available at the end of this post.
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
For our first 80s holiday gift idea, why not the newest Christmas song by three members of The Little Girls?
This week, we are proud to present the World Radio Premiere of Louise Robey’s new single: “A Woman Scorned.”
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 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 Band Who Made Us All Dance to “The Earthquake Song” in the ’80s is Back with Classic Cuts and a New Sound
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
Tonight’s Revenge of the 80s Radio show will feature our latest interview with Caron Maso Murray of The Little Girls. The band has just released two new CDs: Thank Heaven for Valley Pop and Today… and Yesterday.
The podcast for our 7/17 show is up. This week we ran a re-broadcast of our interview last year with Caron Maso Murray of The Little Girls, who will be on the next Revenge of the 80s show to talk about the bands new CDs
While I promised an interview with Caron Maso Murray of The Little Girls for this week’s show, a home emergency forced me to postpone playing our conversation on the band’s new albums and Caron’s solo performances. I greatly apologize for that adn I will have that interview on next week.
This week, we will replay last year’s discussion with Caron
This week on Revenge of the 80s, we want to say “Happy Birthday” to Terri Nunn who will be celebrating tonight in concert at the Rosemont Theater in Chicago with Berlin and the Regeneration Tour. We will play a classic Berlin track in her honor. We will also pay tribute to Michael Jackson who, although was a more mainstream artist than normally featured here, transcended the restrictions of genre.
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.
Tonight’s Revenge of the 80s features a conversation with Sally Kellerman, who is best known to 80s fans as Rodney Dangerfield’s love interest and English Professor in the movie “Back to School.” She is most well-known to everyone else as Major Margaret Houlihan in the MASH movie, as well as for several other movie roles, TV appearances and voiceovers.
On tonight’s Revenge of the 80s Radio show we will, as always, play some of your favorite Classic Alternative tracks from the 1980s. Among the special features is a track from “The Office” creator Ricky Gervais’ band, Seona Dancing.
The podcast of the 1/30 edition of Revenge of the 80s Radio is up and available at the end of this post.
This week, we showcase a duet between former Squeeze Keyboardist-turned-TV Host Jools Holland and ska music pioneer Prince Buster (who Americans might remember from his 1967 hit “The Ten Commandments). Other artists featured include Altered Images, The Little Girls, The Clash and Nick Lowe.
Tonight’s Revenge of the 80s Radio show will feature classic alternative music from artists including Altered Images, Haysi Fantaysee, The Little Girls, Nick Lowe and The Clash. We will also feature a 2007 track from former Squeeze keyboardist, accomplished band leader and TV Host Jools Holland with ska pioneer Prince Buster: “Enjoy Yourself”
The podcast for our 1/9 Revenge of the 80s Radio program is up and available at the bottom of this post. Leading off the second hour is our conversation with legendary Detroit Alt-Rocker Nikki Corvette, who with Amy Gore of the Gore Gore Girls formed Gorevette. The first hour featured new music from Andy Prieboy as part of a series of singles he has been putting out since November 2008.
Click here to listen to Revenge of the 80s Radio LIVE 7-9pm Ea>stern US time This week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio will include a rare track from Caron Maso Murray of The Little Girls. It’s from her album CM3P-Rain, which was recorded between 1991 and 1994. CM3P-Rain
The podcast for out 11/7 Revenge of the 80s Radio show is up, featuring an interview with Robin Lane and a history-making world premiere song from former Wall of Voodoo singer Andy Prieboy. Each hour of the show is available at the bottom of this post. The discussion with Robin Lane (from Robin Lane and […]
Our next Revenge of the 80s Raido show will feature an interview with Robin Lane, known in the early 80s as the leader of Robin Lane and the Chartbusters. Their most popular singles were “When Things Go Wrong” and “Why Do You Tell Lies?” While they broke up after a short period of time together, […]