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10/17/2018 08:56 AM
DJ: John Richards

I just realized that our current White House occupant sports A Flock of Seagulls haircut!
10/17/2018 08:52 AM
DJ: John Richards
by Frankie Goes to Hollywood
(18 plays) | (0 fans)

Keep those requests coming in!
10/17/2018 08:49 AM
DJ: John Richards
Never Say Never
by Romeo Void
(8 plays) | (0 fans)

By request!
10/17/2018 08:46 AM
DJ: John Richards
Beautiful World
by Devo
(1 play) | (0 fans)

"Beautiful World" is considered by many fans and critics to be Devo's greatest music video, setting the tune to a series of connected images from film archives. The video features the character Booji Boy prominently, as he initially watches scenes of beautiful women, futuristic cars and other happy elements, which by the end of the song have been replaced by images of race riots, the Ku Klux Klan, World War I, famine in Africa, car crashes and nuclear explosions, which puts a much darker slant on the song's lyrics. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=56u6g0POvo0
10/17/2018 08:42 AM
DJ: John Richards
We Got The Beat
by The Go-Go's
(46 plays) | (0 fans)

by request!
10/17/2018 08:39 AM
DJ: John Richards
by Animotion
(1 play) | (0 fans)

Classic 80's video - big hair, looking cool, sword fights, jesters - the only thing missing is a guy dressed up like a Roman gladiator standing in front of the Hollywood sign. Oh, wait, they got that too. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hIs5StN8J-0
10/17/2018 08:35 AM
DJ: John Richards
Destination Unknown
by missing persons
(6 plays) | (0 fans)

This is one of those songs that you always think was a hit, when it really wasn't - it only reached number 42 on Billboard's charts when released. Still, we were playing the hell out of this when it was released, prolly just like you.
10/17/2018 08:32 AM
DJ: John Richards
Beautiful Shame
by The Mighty Lemon Drops
(1 play) | (0 fans)

by request!
10/17/2018 08:28 AM
DJ: John Richards
I Got You
by Split Enz
(5 plays) | (0 fans)

"I Got You" was originally released on the 'True Colors' album which featured laser-etched colored vinyl. It was the first album to ever use this technique, which was originally designed to discourage the creation of counterfeit copies. I had a copy, how about you?
10/17/2018 08:25 AM
DJ: John Richards
Anything Anything (I'll Give You)
by Dramarama
(85 plays) | (2 fans)

The single was featured on the A Nightmare on 'Elm Street 4: The Dream Master' soundtrack
10/17/2018 08:22 AM
DJ: John Richards
by Hoodoo Gurus
(44 plays) | (0 fans)

Band member Dave Faulkner wrote this song and says of it "I vowed to myself that I would write less comic narratives and try to express my sentiments in a more forthright way. I feel I succeeded with "Bittersweet" though at the time I didn't think that a) the band would want to play it and b) our audience would want to hear it. I was happily wrong on both counts."
10/17/2018 08:19 AM
DJ: John Richards
Should Be Gone
by The Feelies
(53 plays) | (0 fans)

Thanks for your request Marcus!
10/17/2018 08:12 AM
DJ: John Richards
West End Girls
by Pet Shop Boys
(42 plays) | (1 fan)

This song has been released twice as a single. The first version of the song was produced by Bobby Orlando and was released on Columbia Records' Bobcat Records in April 1984, becoming a club hit in the United States. After the duo signed with EMI, the song was re-recorded with producer Stephen Hague for their first studio album, 'Please'. In October 1985, the new version was released, reaching number one in the United Kingdom and the United States in 1986.
10/17/2018 08:10 AM
DJ: John Richards

Did you know that Alan Clarke was influenced by OMD when he heard them as a teenager? It's true, I read it on the Wikipedia!
10/17/2018 08:06 AM
DJ: John Richards
A Little Respect
by Erasure
(26 plays) | (0 fans)

After Yazoo, Alan Clarke and vocalist Andy Bell formed Erasure in 1985
10/17/2018 08:03 AM
DJ: John Richards
Don't Go
by Yazoo
(24 plays) | (0 fans)

Yaz (or Yazoo) was formed after Depeche Mode founder Alan Clarke left the band and found Alison Moyet. They put out a couple of albums and, despite their success, split up. Clarke later formed Erasure. Speaking of which...