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GR80’s This week in 1982 – The Rise & Fall…

News This Week 1982 – The fourth studio album by Madness, The Rise & Fall, was released. This album saw read more

GR80’s Autumnal show, sort of..

This week I attempted to play Autumnal songs. Tunes that make you want to reach for the hot chocolate and read more


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

GR80’s Weds 18th Sept

THIS WEEK IN 1982 The Who begin their only formally announced “farewell” tour in Washington, D.C with the Clash as read more

GR80’s Rip It Up & start again….

PLAYLIST Orange Juice – Rip It Up Five Star – Can’t Wait Another Minute Elton John – Wrap Her Up read more

GR80s Xanthe’s Birthday week!

Yes, I’m having a birthday WEEK!! So if it’s your birthday this week, then lets celebrate together with HAPPY BIRTHDAY read more


On the last show of the month I play DOUBLES! That’s two songs from each 80’s artist back-to-back. PLAYLIST Eddy read more

GR80’s August – listen again

Another chance to hear this weeks GR80’s show! PLAYLIST B-52’s – Love Shack Lisa Stansfield – All Around The World read more

GR80s – remember the TV whodunit “Murder in Space”?

NEWS THIS WEEK 1985 ITV aired the US intergalactic whodunit Murder in Space. The film was shown without the ending, read more

GR80’s debut solo album by Gloria Estefan celebrated its first week at #1

NEWS THIS WEEK Cuts Both Ways – the debut solo album by Gloria Estefan celebrated its first week at #1,  read more

GR80’s July Doubles

On the last show of the month I play ‘doubles’ – that’s two songs from each 80’s artist back to read more

Songs with similar titles…. Listen again.

Looking through my 80’s tracks I thought that I had lots of songs with the same title. Like WHY – read more

Remembering Live Aid 1985

Don’t be ridiculous – Live Aid was 34 years ago you say?? Surely not [counts on fingers] OH GOOD GRIEF! read more

1987 – Kylie’s recording career begins with the The Loco-Motion

NEWS THIS WEEK in.. 1987 – Kylie Minogue’s recording career begins with the release of her cover version of the read more


Its my special DOUBLES show where I play 2 songs from each artist back to back. PLAYLIST Terence Trent D’arby read more

GR80’s 1986 – The Queen Is Dead, album by The Smiths released!

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

GR80’s British Summer themed show

I decided to do a themed show this week all about the British Summer! So lots of rain songs…… Well, read more

GR80’s 2 June – Flowers in the Dirt

NEWS THIS WEEK in… 1989 The album Flowers in the Dirt was released, the eighth studio solo album by Paul read more

GR80’s 19th May

NEWS THIS WEEK IN…. 1982 – Queen released their 10th studio album Hot Space . The album was less popular read more

GR80’s 12th May Almost Eurovision…..

Next week – Tue, 14 May 2019 – Sat, 18 May 2019 sees the 64th Eurovision Song Contest live from read more

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