Sounds of the Eighties


February 7, 2016

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Musical memories from the BBC archives. This edition concentrates on the soul and funk artists who found success in the British charts of the 1980s, with performances from Kool and the Gang, the Pointer Sisters, Grace Jones, Cameo, Bobby Womack, Sade, Alexander O'Neal and Whitney Houston.
Episodes 2016

February 28, 2016

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Some heavy rhythms, including UB40's Food for Thought, Aswad's African Children, the Beat's Hands Off She's Mine, Run DMC's You Be Illin, Public Enemy's Miuzi Weighs a Ton and Neneh Cherry's Buffalo Stance.

February 20, 2016

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A new generation of guitar-based bands are showcased on this episode of the pop archive show. A stellar line-up features Michael Stipe of REM when he had angelic hair, plus the Smiths, the Cure, the Bangles, Pixies, Echo and the Bunnymen, the Jesus & Mary Chain and Lone Justice.

February 14, 2016

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Rocking out with the loud guitars and manly hair of Motorhead, ZZ Top, U2, Bruce Springsteen, Bon Jovi, INXS, the Cult and the Mission.

February 6, 2016

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Flouncy-haired pop merchants and indie stalwarts on The Old Grey Whistle Test and its younger, more colourful sibling, The Whistle Test dominate this trawl through the 80s. Featuring the Teardrop Explodes, Orange Juice, Robert Wyatt, Aztec Camera, Billy Bragg, the Fall, the Pogues, Robyn Hitchcock and the ever smiling Styl...
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