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GR80s 4th February

NEWS THIS WEEK IN..
1981 – Phil Collins releases his first solo album Face Value which went to #1. It opened with his successful debut single “In the Air Tonight”. He went on to produce 8 studio albums, 1 live album and 3 compilation albums. Phil Collins’ has now retired due to ill health – his final ever live performance came on 26th March 2022 alongside his Genesis bandmates during the group’s final ever concert at London’s O2 Arena.

1983 – The Rolling Stones concert film Let’s Spend the Night Together opens in New York. It was filmed in the USA in late 1981 and features twenty-five songs performed by the band. Mick Jagger said that the film gives “a feel of what it’s like to be there”

PLAYLIST
Randy Crawford – One Day I’ll Fly Away
The Wonderstuff – Don’t Let Me Down, Gently
Jaki Graham – Round and Around
Alexander O’Neal – Fake
Phil Collins – In The Air Tonight
Luther Vandross – Never Too Much
Rick Astley – Together Forever (Lover’s Leap)
Guns N Roses – Welcome To The Jungle
Iggy Pop – Real Wild Child
Prince & The Revolution- Purple Rain
Thomas Dolby – She Blinded Me With Science
The Clash – Rock the Casbah
Nik Kershaw – The Riddle
Boy George – Everything I Own
The Rolling Stones – Let’s Spend The Night Together (LIVE)
Shalamar – A Night To Remember
Toyah – I Want To Be Free
Visage – Fade To Grey
Billy Ocean – When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going
Aretha Franklin and George Michael – I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)
Neneh Cherry – Kisses On The Wind
Shannon – Let the Music Play
Deacon Blue – Dignity
Paula Abdul – Opposites Attract
Ravel’s Bolero (Torvill and Dean 1984)
It’s Immaterial – Driving Away from Home
Jocelyn Brown – Somebody Else’s Guy
Tears for Fears – Shout
Adeva – Respect
S.O.S. Band – Take Your Time (Do It Right)
Nu Shooz – I Can’t Wait
Dire Straits – Brothers In Arms

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GR80s 4th February

NEWS THIS WEEK IN..
1981 – Phil Collins releases his first solo album Face Value which went to #1. It opened with his successful debut single “In the Air Tonight”. He went on to produce 8 studio albums, 1 live album and 3 compilation albums. Phil Collins’ has now retired due to ill health – his final ever live performance came on 26th March 2022 alongside his Genesis bandmates during the group’s final ever concert at London’s O2 Arena.

1983 – The Rolling Stones concert film Let’s Spend the Night Together opens in New York. It was filmed in the USA in late 1981 and features twenty-five songs performed by the band. Mick Jagger said that the film gives “a feel of what it’s like to be there”

PLAYLIST
Randy Crawford – One Day I’ll Fly Away
The Wonderstuff – Don’t Let Me Down, Gently
Jaki Graham – Round and Around
Alexander O’Neal – Fake
Phil Collins – In The Air Tonight
Luther Vandross – Never Too Much
Rick Astley – Together Forever (Lover’s Leap)
Guns N Roses – Welcome To The Jungle
Iggy Pop – Real Wild Child
Prince & The Revolution- Purple Rain
Thomas Dolby – She Blinded Me With Science
The Clash – Rock the Casbah
Nik Kershaw – The Riddle
Boy George – Everything I Own
The Rolling Stones – Let’s Spend The Night Together (LIVE)
Shalamar – A Night To Remember
Toyah – I Want To Be Free
Visage – Fade To Grey
Billy Ocean – When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going
Aretha Franklin and George Michael – I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)
Neneh Cherry – Kisses On The Wind
Shannon – Let the Music Play
Deacon Blue – Dignity
Paula Abdul – Opposites Attract
Ravel’s Bolero (Torvill and Dean 1984)
It’s Immaterial – Driving Away from Home
Jocelyn Brown – Somebody Else’s Guy
Tears for Fears – Shout
Adeva – Respect
S.O.S. Band – Take Your Time (Do It Right)
Nu Shooz – I Can’t Wait
Dire Straits – Brothers In Arms

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GR80s 4th February

NEWS THIS WEEK IN..
1981 – Phil Collins releases his first solo album Face Value which went to #1. It opened with his successful debut single “In the Air Tonight”. He went on to produce 8 studio albums, 1 live album and 3 compilation albums. Phil Collins’ has now retired due to ill health – his final ever live performance came on 26th March 2022 alongside his Genesis bandmates during the group’s final ever concert at London’s O2 Arena.

1983 – The Rolling Stones concert film Let’s Spend the Night Together opens in New York. It was filmed in the USA in late 1981 and features twenty-five songs performed by the band. Mick Jagger said that the film gives “a feel of what it’s like to be there”

PLAYLIST
Randy Crawford – One Day I’ll Fly Away
The Wonderstuff – Don’t Let Me Down, Gently
Jaki Graham – Round and Around
Alexander O’Neal – Fake
Phil Collins – In The Air Tonight
Luther Vandross – Never Too Much
Rick Astley – Together Forever (Lover’s Leap)
Guns N Roses – Welcome To The Jungle
Iggy Pop – Real Wild Child
Prince & The Revolution- Purple Rain
Thomas Dolby – She Blinded Me With Science
The Clash – Rock the Casbah
Nik Kershaw – The Riddle
Boy George – Everything I Own
The Rolling Stones – Let’s Spend The Night Together (LIVE)
Shalamar – A Night To Remember
Toyah – I Want To Be Free
Visage – Fade To Grey
Billy Ocean – When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going
Aretha Franklin and George Michael – I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)
Neneh Cherry – Kisses On The Wind
Shannon – Let the Music Play
Deacon Blue – Dignity
Paula Abdul – Opposites Attract
Ravel’s Bolero (Torvill and Dean 1984)
It’s Immaterial – Driving Away from Home
Jocelyn Brown – Somebody Else’s Guy
Tears for Fears – Shout
Adeva – Respect
S.O.S. Band – Take Your Time (Do It Right)
Nu Shooz – I Can’t Wait
Dire Straits – Brothers In Arms

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GR80s 4th February

NEWS THIS WEEK IN..
1981 – Phil Collins releases his first solo album Face Value which went to #1. It opened with his successful debut single “In the Air Tonight”. He went on to produce 8 studio albums, 1 live album and 3 compilation albums. Phil Collins’ has now retired due to ill health – his final ever live performance came on 26th March 2022 alongside his Genesis bandmates during the group’s final ever concert at London’s O2 Arena.

1983 – The Rolling Stones concert film Let’s Spend the Night Together opens in New York. It was filmed in the USA in late 1981 and features twenty-five songs performed by the band. Mick Jagger said that the film gives “a feel of what it’s like to be there”

PLAYLIST
Randy Crawford – One Day I’ll Fly Away
The Wonderstuff – Don’t Let Me Down, Gently
Jaki Graham – Round and Around
Alexander O’Neal – Fake
Phil Collins – In The Air Tonight
Luther Vandross – Never Too Much
Rick Astley – Together Forever (Lover’s Leap)
Guns N Roses – Welcome To The Jungle
Iggy Pop – Real Wild Child
Prince & The Revolution- Purple Rain
Thomas Dolby – She Blinded Me With Science
The Clash – Rock the Casbah
Nik Kershaw – The Riddle
Boy George – Everything I Own
The Rolling Stones – Let’s Spend The Night Together (LIVE)
Shalamar – A Night To Remember
Toyah – I Want To Be Free
Visage – Fade To Grey
Billy Ocean – When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going
Aretha Franklin and George Michael – I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)
Neneh Cherry – Kisses On The Wind
Shannon – Let the Music Play
Deacon Blue – Dignity
Paula Abdul – Opposites Attract
Ravel’s Bolero (Torvill and Dean 1984)
It’s Immaterial – Driving Away from Home
Jocelyn Brown – Somebody Else’s Guy
Tears for Fears – Shout
Adeva – Respect
S.O.S. Band – Take Your Time (Do It Right)
Nu Shooz – I Can’t Wait
Dire Straits – Brothers In Arms

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