This week on Revenge of the 80s, we devote Hour 2 to the great horn sections and horn players of the classic alternative era with tracks from Dexy’s Midnight Runners, Fishbone, Oingo Boingo, Kid Creole & the Coconuts, The Specials, The Blasters and many more great hornmeisters.
This week, Maryam Zadeh, the current Tapps lead singer, is our guest. PLUS, our list of the Top 11 Horn/Sax solos of the 1980s
The recent passing of Men At Work’s Greg Ham, who was well-known for his woodwinds work on some of the band’s biggest hits, inspired me to look back into the classic alternative era for its eleven most memorable sax and horn solos:
A review of the English Beat’s November 22, 2009 concert at Mexicali Blues Cafe in Teaneck, NJ