Did you catch Star Trek: Into the Woods, or whatever it's called, over the weekend? Sadly, I missed it. I was unpacking boxloads of Tribbles as I moved from Orlando to the nearby …
The John Hughes just-barely-a-classic '80s flick Weird Science is about to get a remake. Seriously. The screaming you now hear is from every teenager who still knows every word to th …
Have you heard The The’s This is the Day more in the ‘80s or in the 21st century. I would bet on the later based on the infectious song’s appeal to land in commercials for companies such as Levis, Amazon and most notably for M&M’s. ...
April Wine is one of Canada’s most beloved bands, but in the U.S. they only scored three Top 40 hits including the classic power ballad Just Between You and Me from 1981.
Last time I heard a Whitesnake song, it wasn't being sung by Whitesnake. It was Here I Go Again and it was from the Rock of Ages soundtrack. Good song pick for the movie, even if the movie's performance didn't include Tawny Kitaen in white …
Mumford & Sons isn't a TV show starring Redd Foxx? No, it's a Grammy winning band. "Did you hear that Elizabeth? Here comes the big one!" I'm sorry to always be the resident cranky old man here, but someone has to point out that "Fun"...Show More Summary
Who is Chaz Jenkel? The answer is available in the Questionnaire. The video for Questionnarie aired on the January 1982 edition of HBO’s Video Jukebox and is a catchy dance tune with great percussion and interesting graphics that should...Show More Summary
Blondie had just come off back-to-back No. 1 singles with The Tide is High and Rapture, before falling apart in 1982. Their album The Hunter failed to sell and their only single to chart off that album was Island of Lost Souls, which peaked at No. Show More Summary
In the U.S., Madness only charted two Top 40 singles, however in their native England, Madness scored 15 Top 10 UK hits including their only # 1 song - House of Fun. In October 1982, nearly six months before breaking in the states with...Show More Summary
It's the morning after the Super Bowl and people are freaking out about the TV commercials. Yawn. Happens every year. But the one that's causing the most distress? The GoDaddy.com ad with supermodel Bar Refaeli making out with a web nerd. Show More Summary
The Super Bowl Shuffle was so cool in 1985. I have never cared for sports, especially football. In 1985, I loved "The Super Bowl Shuffle" rap song and video performed by the Chicago Bears. I think at age 13, for a hot second, I was a football fan! I loved Refrigerator Perry and Jim McMahon.
The only way I'd get a Star Trek tattoo is if the ink artist was named Khan. That way, I'd be able to create Kirk's signature cry from Star Trek II over and over again while I got a tat of a tribble on my... well, I haven't thought that far ahead. But it turns out the ideas of Trek tattoos is hardly novel. Show More Summary
English pop trio The Korgis (rhymes with orgies) had multiple hits in their home country but only landed one hit single in the U.S. The haunting Everybody’s Got to Learn Sometime was released in the fall of 1980 and peaked at No. 18 on the U.S. Show More Summary
The Damned are considered by many to be the forefathers of punk rather than The Sex Pistols. The Damned changed styles many times over the years and in 1987, they made a faithful cover of the ‘60s classic Alone Again Or first performed...Show More Summary
Are you ready to go gaga over a Queen tribute band? Because the best one we've ever seen -- Gary Mullen and The Works -- is coming back to Clearwater soon. One Night of Queen returns to the Capitol Theatre on Saturday, March 23 at 7:30 pm. Show More Summary
Last week, we honored the New Wave hits of the '80s. This Friday feels more like a metal day. So here's 10 minutes worth of the best metal of the decade. It feels like a really long TV commercial for K-Tel records, doesn't it?
Something about this holiday week has me listening to R&B every day. For some of you, that's probably no big adjustment. But I'm used to singing along to Pet Shop Boys or Oingo Boingo in my car or at my desk -- not Atlantic Starr or Sergio Mendes. So I've decided what I really need is the ultimate '80s R&B playlist. Show More Summary
As a kid growing up in the 1980s, this popular Trident Sugarless Gum slogan was often joked about... "Four out of five dentists recommend Trident to their patients who chew gum." It's one of those phrases you never forget. Sort of like,...Show More Summary
Richard Marx is the best-kept secret in music. Let me clarify that: Marx is the best-kept secret among music fans, because the scores of actual musicians out there who have made hits and fortunes with the songs he's written for them know all about Marx. Show More Summary
Beautiful skin can be a breeze with Sea Breeze! Back in the 1980s, I swore by Sea Breeze face cleanser. I loved the cool, crisp, clean sensation I got from using Sea Breeze. I'd apply a cotton ball with Sea Breeze to my face and neck after my shower in the morning and before bedtime in the evening. Show More Summary