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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

GR80’s April Doubles – Listen again!

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

GR80’s 23 April

News This Week in… 1981 – Eric Clapton is taken to the hospital suffering from bruised ribs and a lacerated read more

GR80’s 16th April – Listen again

The first show after Easter was sponsored by Chocolate! I opened the show with Chocolate Girl by Deacon Blue, then read more

GR80’s 9th April – Listen again

PLAYLIST Blondie – The Tide Is High Soft Cell – Tainted Love Smokey Robinson – Being With You Queen – read more

GR80s 2nd April

PLAYLIST The Pretenders – Talk Of The Town Spandau Ballet – Through The Barricades The Beautiful South – Song For read more

GR80’s March DOUBLES – Listen again.

On the last show of the month I play DOUBLES! Two songs from each 80’s artist back to back! PLAYLIST read more

GR80’s 19th March

THIS WEEK IN… 1981 – After seven years and the longest time playing the title role, Tom Baker left Doctor read more

GR80’s February Doubles – Listen Again

Here is the last show of Feb 2020 where I play DOUBLES! That’s two songs from each artist back-to-back! PLAYLIST read more

GR80s 12th March

Which celebrity, born in the 80’s, are you celebrating your birthday with this week?…. 1980 – Flavia Cacace, Italian-English dancer read more

GR80’s Collaborations

Just for a change I thought I’d play all collaborations this week! PLAYLIST Eurythmics & Aretha Franklin – Sisters Are read more

GR80s 20th February

This week in 1982 Singer singwriter & four time Grammy Award winner Pat Benatar marries her guitarist, Neil Giraldo, on read more

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