This week, we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Hour 2 with music from great Irish artists of the classic alternative era, including The Pogues, Still Little Fingers, The Undertones, Hothouse Flowers, The Boomtown Rats.
The podcast for our 3/11 Revenge of the 80s is up. Hour 2 features Irish artists of the 80s
The social networking movement to make “Fairytale of New York” a number 1 download for this week is underway and going quite strong.
Revenge of the 80s Radio is counting down the Top 50 Classic Alternative Cover Songs. The explanation and criteria can be found here. Here are #s 36-40
Pogues frontman Shane MacGowan and some good friends in the music world recorded a benefit single to help relief efforts in Haiti
Rhino Records announced it will release the first Pogues live albums (Rum Sodomy and the Lash, Red Roses for Me, If I Should Fall from Grace With God, Peace and Love, and Hell’s Ditch) as a Box Set on March 1st, 2010
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.
This week’s podcast features a re-broadcast of our May 2008 interview with Jean MacColl.
Today, October 10th would have been Kirsty MacColl’s 50th birthday. The sad news of her tragic accident in 2001 while vacationing in Cozumel struck music fans around the world and continues to be a story of corruption and injustice that led to a fight which her family continues today.
The Pogues announce their Fall 2009 tour dates in the US.
Tonight’s Revenge of the 80s Radio show will feature a chat with Terri Nunn, who will be on this year’s Regeneration Tour. This one might be a continuation of the interview Terri did with me last year on the show
The podcast for our 12/19 Christmas Special is now up and available at the bottom of this post, featuring holiday cheer from several artists of the era including Wall of Voodoo, Siouxsie and the Banshees, The Dickies, The Pogues (w/ Kirsty McColl), The Pretenders and Captain Sensible.
Tonight, Revenge of the 80s features its first annual Christmas Special, featuring holiday music from artists of the era including The Alarm, Captain Sensible, Kate Bush, Wall of Voodoo and Squeeze.
This Friday, Revenge of the 80s will air its first Christmas Special, featuring classic holiday cheer from top new wave/alternative artists from the 1980s — the decade when even Santa wore thin ties and sunglasses with his suit. Along with the standards from The Waitresses, The Pogues (with Kirsty MacColl), David Bowie (with Bing Crosby) […]
Sun On the Water, a book on the life of singer/songwriter Kirsty MacColl, best known for her duet with The Pogues, “Fairytale of New York,” will be officially released on Monday, April 21st. It was written by her mother, Jean Newlove (as Jean MacColl), as part of the “Justice for Kirsty” campaign. Many of us […]