GR80s



GR80’s Only Solo Artists

I love a theme, and this week’s theme is “Solo Artists”. Listen again here: PLAYLIST Sade – Smooth Operator Billy read more



GR80’s 10 September

PLAYLIST Aretha Franklin – Who’s Zoomin’ Who Sting – Fortress Around Your Heart Thompson Twins – Hold Me Now Steve read more



GR80’s 3 September – Listen Again

It’s a bumper crop of birthdays this week Gloria Estefan turns 63, Martin Chambers from The Pretenders will be 69, read more



GR80’s August Doubles – Listen again..

It’s the last show of the month which means I’m playing DOUBLES! That’s two songs from each 80’s artist back-to-back! read more



GR80’s 20 August

PLAYLIST Tanita Tikaram – Twist in My Sobriety Eurythmics – There Must Be an Angel Martika – Toy Soldiers Chaka read more



GR80’s 13 August 2020

THIS WEEK IN 1989 The Moscow Music Peace Festival is held in the Soviet Union. The event is put together read more



GR80’s 6 August – Listen again

NEWS THIS WEEK IN… 1981 – the success of Dutch novelty pop act Stars On 45 leads to a short-lived read more



GR80’s – July Doubles, listen again

On the last show of the month I play doubles – two songs from each artist back to back. PLAYLIST read more



GR80s 23 July – Listen again

Listen again here: This week we celebrated the birthdays of Martin Gore from Depeche Mode, and Roger Taylor from Queen read more



GR80s 16 July 2020

THIS WEEK IN… 1982 A second Prince’s Trust charity concert is held at the Dominion Theatre in London. Performers include read more



GR80s 9th July – Listen again

THIS WEEK IN: 1985 – The Live Aid concert took place in Wembley Stadium, London & the JFK Stadium in read more



GR80’s Groups; Johnny Hates Jazz – Listen again

This week I chatted to Clark Datchler from Johnny Hates Jazz about their comeback in 2013, and how the new read more



June DOUBLES on GR80’s – Listen again

It’s the last show of the month, so I’m playing DOUBLES! Two songs from each artist back to back. PLAYLIST read more



GR80s 18 June 2020

NEWS THIS WEEK in.. 1986 “The Queen Is Dead”, the third studio album by The Smiths was released. The album read more



GR80’s Summoning the Sunshine!

This week I had a theme! A SUMMER theme to try an entice the sunshine back, listen again here: PLAYLIST read more



GR80’s 4th June – Listen again

Here is the 4th June show which includes news from this week in 1981 (Kerrang! magazine publishes its first issue read more



GR80’s May Doubles – Listen again

It’s the last show of May, so I’m playing DOUBLES! That’s two songs from each 80’s artist back to back. read more



GR80’s 21st May

THIS WEEK IN… 1986 – Peter Gabriel released his fifth studio album SO. Often considered his best and most accessible read more



GR80’s 14th May – Listen again

Listen here: PLAYLIST Lipps Inc – Funky Town Prince – Alphabet Street Peter Gabriel – Sledgehammer Adam and the Ants read more



GR80s 7th May – THE show. Listen again!

Ah, I love a theme! This week I only played 80’s tracks from bands who started their name with ‘THE’ read more

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