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POP Goes The World!

27
Dec 2014

Bidding 2014 Adeiu (80s Style!)

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That's Good Devo
Song For A Future Generation The B 52s
Don't Let's Start They Might Be Giants
Tina Camper Van Beethoven
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Precious The Pretenders
11:59 Blondie
Walking Out On Love The Beat
Neverland The dB's
I Want To Help You Ann The Lyres
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Move Me The Woodentops
Tiny Days Scruffy The Cat
Don't Worry Baby Los Lobos
Watusi Rodeo Guadalcanal Diary
Oh Mother Tex & The Horseheads
You Ain't Nothin' But Fine Rockpile
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Saturday's Kids The Jam
When I Am With You Translator
Vicky Verky Squeeze
Two Swords The English Beat
Here To Stay The Slickee Boys
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Ma and Pa Fishbone
When You Were Mine Prince
Raised On The Radio The Rayvns
That Was Then But This Is Now ABC
Omegaman The Police
Best Of Both Worlds Midnight Oil
People Mi-Sex
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Eaten By The Monster Of Love Sparks
What's The Matter With You Split Enz
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Nur geträumt Nena
Round and Round New Order
Nenesis Shriekback
Tears Run Rings Marc Almond
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Back In Flesh Wall Of Voodoo
My Biggest Thrill The Mighty Lemon Drops
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Run Run Away Slade
13
Jul 2014

…and pull up those damn pants!

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Song Artist Album       Year
Crash Primitives Lovely 1988
Blush The Hummingbirds loveBUZZ 1989
Topaz The B-52s Cosmic Thing 1989
Shy Boy (don't it make you feel good) Bananarama Deep Sea Skiving 1983
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Can't Get Enough Of You Baby The Colourfield Virgins and Philistines 1985
The Perfect Girl The Cure Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me 1987
I Don't Know Why I Love You The House Of Love The House Of Love 1990
Favourite Shirts (boy meets girl) Haircut 100 Pelican West 1982
Still On Fire Aztec Camera Knife 1984
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News At Ten The Vapors New Clear Days 1980
Going Underground The Jam 1980
Two Swords The English Beat I Just Can't Stop It 1980
Little Bitch The Specials Specials 1979
Lyin' Ass Bitch Fishbone Fishbone 1985
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Rockin' Around In N.Y.C. Marshall Crenshaw Marshall Crenshaw 1982
Heart Rockpile Seconds Of Pleasure 1980
Dreaming Blondie Eat To The Beat 1979
How Much More The Go-Go's Beauty and The Beat 1981
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Now This Is Fun Depeche Mode A Broken Frame 1982
Lies Alphaville Forever Young 1984
It's A Sin Pet Shop Boys Actually 1987
Geisha Boys and Temple Girls Heaven 17 Penthouse and Pavement 1981
Pop Goes The World Men Without Hats Pop Goes The World 1987
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Always The Sun The Stranglers Dreamtime 1986
Reap The Wild Wind Ultravox Quartet 1982
At Midnight The Mighty Lemon Drops Laughter 1989
Eaten By The Monster Of Love Sparks Angst In My Pants 1982
Nobody Takes Me Seriously Split Enz True Colours 1980
I Wanna Be A Lifeguard Blotto I Wanna Be A Lifeguard 1988
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I Wanna Live The Ramones Halfway to Sanity 1987
Whistling In The Dark Easterhouse Contenders 1986
Space Race Mi-Sex Space Race 1980
Total Ecplipse Klaus Nomi Klaus Nomi 1981
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Fish Heads Barnes & Barnes Voobaha 1980

6
Oct 2013

The 80s Pose


Song Artist Album
Year
The Jet Set Alphaville Forever Young
1984
Painted Moon The Silencers A Letter From St.Paul
1987
Reap The Wild Wind Ultravox Quartet
1982
No Stars Figures On A Beach Standing On Ceremony
1987
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But Not Tonight Depeche Mode Black Celebration
1986
I Touch Roses Book Of Love Book of Love
1986
Wouldn't It Be Good Nik Kershaw Human Racing
1984
Tears Run Rings Marc Almond The Stars We Are
1988
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Trampoline Julian Cope St.Julian
1987
Shine On The House Of Love The House Of Love
1988
Still On Fire Aztec Camera Knife
1984
Cath The Bluebells The Bluebells EP
1983
I Say Nothing Voice Of The Beehive Let It Bee
1988
Blush The Hummingbirds loveBUZZ
1989
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Kiss Of Death New Order Substance
1987
It's A Sin Pet Shop Boys Actually
1987
I Beg Your Pardon Kon Kan Move to Move
1989
Nur Geträumt Nena 99 Luftballons
1984
Rain Dragon Body and the Beat
1984
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Love To Hate You Erasure Chorus
1991
Brand New Lover Dead Or Alive Mad, Bad, and Dangerous to Know
1987
Touch Secession

1984
Love Is A Shield Camouflage Methods of Silence
1989
Nemesis Shriekback Oil & Gold
1985
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Livin' In The Real World Blondie Eat to the Beat
1979
Girls Talk Dave Edmunds Repeat When Necessary
1979
Keep It Up The Boomtown Rats The Fine Art Of Surfacing
1979
Dynamite The dB's Stands For Decibels
1981
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Is That All There Is (Peggy Lee cover) Christina

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4
Oct 2013

The chicks cannot hold their smoke…that’s what it is

It's record store day, I'm hosting Songs From The Big Hair

AND

It's 4/20?

DUUUUUUUUDE!


The Jet Set - Alphaville

Riders In The Night - Fruer

Rain - Dragon

Escalator Of Life - Robert Hazard

That Was Then But This Is Now - ABC

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Livin' In The Real World - Blondie

Livin' In The 80's - The Zero Boys

Poor Girl - X

Vicky Verky - Squeeze

Bold As Brass - Split Enz

Get It On - The Woodentops

Really Sayin' Something (he was really sayin' something') - Bananarama feat. The Fun Boy Three

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Summertime - The Fun Boy Three

One In Ten - Ub40

Nipple To The Bottle - Grace Jones

Ranking Full Stop - The English Beat

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I Live In The City - Humans

Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick - Ian Dury & The Blockheads

Work For Love - Ministry

Giant - The The

Boat Of Car - They Might Be Giants

Walk On By - The Stranglers

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Respectable Street - XTC

News At Ten - The Vapors

Places That Are Gone - Tommy Keene

Erica's Word - Game Theory

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Where The Streets Have No Name/Can't Take My Eyes Off You - Pet Shop Boys

Behind The Wheel/Rt.66 - Depeche Mode

Star - Erasure

4
Oct 2013

Eighties Schmaedies




Song Artist


The Sun Always Shines On TV a-Ha


Mary's Prayer Danny Wilson


Heaven Eurogliders


Send Me An Angel Real Life


No Stars Figures On A Beach


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Vicim Of Love Erasure


Tears Run Rings Marc Almond


Big In Japan Alphaville


Tarzan Boy Baltimora


Babe, We're Gonna Love Tonight Lime


Yo Little Brother Nolan Thomas


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Robert De Nero's Waiting Bananarama


Sign Of The Times The Belle Stars


AEIOU Sometimes Y Ebn-Ozn


I Beg Your Pardon Kon Kan


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Kyrie Mister Mister


Heart and Soul T'Pau


Let's Go All The Way Sly Fox


Dreaming Cliff Richard


Cry Godley & Cream


What About Me Moving Pictures


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Digging Your Scene The Blow Monkeys


Miss Me Blind Culture Club


Misfit Curiosity Killed The Cat


Don't Forget Me When I'm Gone Glass Tiger


I've Done Everything For You Rick Springfield


Change John Waite


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Pop Goes The World Men Without Hats


Johnny and Mary Robert Palmer


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Steppin' Out Joe Jackson
4
Oct 2013

Justice Is Served!



sentenced to 2 hours of some of Enzo's favorite 80's tracks.

Let this be a lesson to you!

Song Artist Album
Year
Wonderful Life Black Wonderful Life ` 1987
Driving Away From Home (Jim's tune) It's Immaterial Life's Hard and Then You Die
1986
Hands Across The Sea Modern English Riccochet Days
1984
Reap The Wild Wind Ultravox Quartet
1982
Lean On Me (Ah-Li-Ayo) Red Box The Circle & the Square
1986
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Blue Savannah Erasure Wild!
1989
No Stars Figures On A Beach Standing On Ceremony
1987
Riders In The Night Freur Doot Doot
1983
Jewel Propaganda A Secret Wish
1985
But Not Tonight Depeche Mode Black Celebration
1986
It's My Party (Leslie Gore cover) Dave Stewart Dave Stewart & Barbara Gaskin

1981
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Friday Night, Saturday Morning The Specials Ghost Town
1981
Food For Thought UB40

1980
Pull Up To The Bumper Grace Jones

1981
Whirly Girl Oxo Oxo
1983
Eaten By The Monster Of Love Sparks Angst In My Pants
1982
Vicky Verky Squeeze Argy Bargy
1980
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Space Race Mi Sex Space Race
1980
I Got The Message Men Without Hats Rhythm of Youth
1982
Europa and the Pirate Twins Thomas Dolby The Golden Age of Wireless
1982
Telecommunication A Flock Of Seagulls A Flock Of Seagulls
1982
I Touch Roses Book Of Love Book of Love
1986
Down In The Park Gary Numan Replicas
1979
Escalator Of Life Robert Hazard Wings Of Fire
1984
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Blue Bell Knoll Cocteau Twins Blue Bell Knoll
1988
Spacehead Primitives Lovely
1988
Safety Net The Shop Assisants

1986
C'est Comme Ca Les Rita Mitzouko The No Comprendo
1986
Love Is The Slug Fuzzbox We've Got a Fuzzbox and We're Gonna Use It
1987
The Homecoming Queen's Got A Gun Julie Brown Trapped In The Body Of A White Girl
1987
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You Drive Me Ape (you big gorilla) The Dickies The Incredible Shrinking Dickies
1979
4
Oct 2013

It’s The All 80’s Cover Show!



  Blue Monday (live New Order cover) / Nada Surf

Dreaming (Blondie cover) / Yo La Tengo

Someday, Someway (Marshall Crenshaw cover) / Robert Gordon

Should I Stay Or Should I Go (The Clash cover / The Jolly Boys

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99 Luftballoons (Nena cover) / Goldfinger

You Spin Me Round (like a record) (Dead Or Alive cover) / Field Trip

Cum On Feel The Noize (Quiet Riot cover) / Bran Van 3000

Do You Really Want To Hurt Me ( Culture Club cover) / Violent Femmes

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I Can't Go For That (Hall & Oates cover) / Koot Hoomi

Love Will Tear Us Apart (Joy Division cover) / String Quartet Tribute To New Order

Against All Odds (Phil Collins cover) / The Postal Service

Running Up That Hill (Kate Bush cover) / Placebo

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Modern Love (David Bowie cover) / Starlit

Stop Me (The Smiths cover) / Mark Ronson ft. Daniel Merriweather

Ever Fallen In Love (Buzzcocks cover) / Nouvelle Vague

Love Vigilantes (New Order cover) / Oysterband

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Girl U Want (Devo cover) / Superchunk

Pump It Up (Elvis Costello cover) / Mudhoney

Ca Plane Pour Moi (Plastic Bertrand cover) / Sonic Youth

Ebony & Ivory (Paul McCartney / Stevie Wonder cover) / Murphy's Law

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Don't You Want Me Baby (Human League) / Chiapet

Panic (The Smiths cover) / The Puppini Sisters

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Steppin' Out (Joe Jackson cover) / Fantastic Plastic Machine

4
Feb 2012

Daddy, tell us about the 80’s…


  Well son, come sit on your old man's lap and let me spin you some tales....

X / True Love Pt. #2

Stray Cats / Rumble In Brighton

The Blasters / I'm Shakin'

Come On Let's Go (Ritchie Valens cover) / Los Lobos

Marshall Crenshaw / The Usual Thing

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Tommy Keene / Places That Are Gone

Dave Edmunds / Girls Talk

Rockpile / Teacher Teacher

Cruel To Be Kind / Nick Lowe

The Knack / Your Number Or Your Name

The Nerves / When You Find Out

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The Plimsouls / Mini-Skirt Minni

The Beat / Rock N Roll Girl

Blondie / 11:59

The Romantics / When I Look In Your Eyes

The Smithereens / House We Used To Live In

The Replacements / Kiss Me On The Bus

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The Vapors / Waiting For The Weekend

The Jam / Going Underground

The Undertones / Get Over You

Squeeze / Vicky Verky

The Buzzcocks / Ever Fallen In Love

Translator / When I Am With You

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Julian Cope / Trampoline

House Of Love / Shine On

Wire Train / Chamber Of Hellos

The Psychedelic Furs / Run Run Away

The Three O'Clock / Jet Fighter

Get Smart! / Just For The Moment

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The B-52's / Dance This Mess Around

Split Enz / I Don't Wanna Dance

Sparks / All You Ever Think About Is Sex

Depeche Mode / Now This Is Fun

Flock Of Seagulls / Nightmares

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XTC / History Of Rock 'N' Roll

5
Dec 2011

It’s An All Live Acoustic 80’s Cover Show!



  I've asked some friends to join me this afternoon and bring their guitars to play some of their favorite 80's covers.

(it was really just laziness on my part to not have to come up with a playlist!)

We'll hear from Tab Justis, Rudy Ray Harmon, Shaun Peace, Matt Fanuele, Herschel Stratego, and Paul Ivey.

Pull your lighters out, hold them in the air and sing along!

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XTC / Mayor Of Simpleton

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Tabb Justis ft. Rudy Ray Harmon / Life In A Northern Town (Dream                                                                              Academy

Hole In My Life (The Police)

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Billy Idol / White Wedding

Colin Hay / Overkill

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Paul Ivey / She'll Be A Verb (Game Theory)

Pretty In Pink (The Psychedelic Furs)

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Chris Cornell / Billie Jean (Michael Jackson)

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Shaun Peace / Patience (Guns and Roses)

Every Rose Has It's Thorn (Poison)

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INXS / Never Tear Us Apart

Paul Weller / A Town Called Malice

Los Lobos / Wake Up Deloris

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Matt Fanuele / Drive (The Cars)

Everybody Wants To Rule The World (Tears For Fear)

Enjoy The Silence (Depeche Mode)

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Shaun Peace / Pride and Joy (Stevie Ray Vaughn)

Wicked Games (Chris Isaak)

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Tabb Justis ft. Rudy Ray Harmon / Pink Houses (John Cougar                                                                                        Melloncamp)

Faith (George Michael)

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Paul Ivey / Save It For Later (English Beat)

Angst In My Pants (Sparks)

Head To Toe (Lisa Lisa and The Cult Jam)

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Herschel Stratego / Santa's Beard (They Might Be Giants)

Christmas At Ground Zero (Weird Al Yankovic)

20
Aug 2011

It’s an old fashioned 80’s rock n roll dance party!


  Anyone remember when we DANCED to ROCK N ROLL???

You remember, that GUITAR based music?

Well, it went a little something like this...

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Another Girl Another Planet / The Only Ones

So It Goes / Nick Lowe

Girl Talk / Dave Edmunds

Play That Fast Thing (one more time) / Rockpile

So Long Baby Goodbye / The Blasters

Faith Healer / Big Dipper

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Mystery Dance / Elvis Costello

I'm The Man / Joe Jackson

Don't Worry Baby / Los Lobos

Gotta Tell Me Why / Slickee Boys

The New World / X

You Drive Me Ape (you big gorilla) / The Dickies

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Little Bitch / The Specials

Let Me Out / The Knack

Tayter Country / The Cavedogs

Standing In The Rain / Husker Du

Another Horn's Cry / The Downsiders

Whenever You're On My Mind / Marshall Crenshaw

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I Must Be Dreaming / Mink DeVille

Different Kind Of Girl / The Beat

Now / The Plimsouls

Girl Don't Tell Me (demo Beach Boys cover) / The Smithereens

Cry For A Shadow (Beatles cover) / Translator

Diamond Smiles / The Boomtown Rats

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This Is Pop / XTC

Hanging On The Telephone / Blondie

Jimmy Jimmy / The Undertones

You Can Run / Razz

Clean Clean / The Buggles

Tonight / Jim Basnight

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Nellie The Elephant / Toy Dolls

Ca Plane Pour Moi / Plastic Bertrand

C'est Comme Ca / Les Rita Mitsouko

Nur Gertraumt / Nena

I Got The Message / Men Without Hats

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