Flashback Friday

CheapTrick

Flashback Friday: Cheap Trick – Surrender

[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Cheap Trick[/lastfm] released this single back in 1978, and it peaked on the Billboard chart at number 62.  Still a catchy tune to this day, don’t you think?

09/16/2011

MenWithoutHats

Flashback Friday: Men Without Hats – Pop Goes The World

So why was this band called “[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Men Without Hats[/lastfm]“? The name came about because of the lead singer Ivan and his two brothers, following the self-described principle of “style before comfort”, refused to wear […]

09/09/2011

toddRundgren

Flashback Friday: Todd Rundgren – Bang On The Drum All Day

It’s Friday! What would you rather be doing?

09/02/2011

OMD

Flashback Friday: OMD – If You Leave

Remember this song from the John Hughes film “Pretty in Pink”?

08/26/2011

Proclaimers

Flashback Friday: The Proclaimers – I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)

Remember that cute movie “Benny And Joon” from 1983, along with this catchy [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Proclaimers[/lastfm] song that made the soundtrack?

08/19/2011

TheRomantics

Flashback Friday: The Romantics

When first released, “What I Like About You” was already a popular song on [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]the Romantics[/lastfm]‘ concert playlist. In terms of record sales and radio airplay, however, the song was only a moderate success […]

08/12/2011

pretenders

Flashback Friday: The Pretenders – Don’t Get Me Wrong

[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]The Pretenders[/lastfm] were one of the seminal bands of the second British Invasion, rising out of London in 1979 with a forceful, self-titled first album. Their melodic but hard-charging sound suggested a union of […]

08/05/2011

KimWilde

Flashback Friday: Kim Wilde – Kids In America

“Kids in America” is a New Wave song by British singer [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Kim Wilde[/lastfm], released in the United Kingdom as her debut single in January 1981, and in the US in 1982.

07/22/2011

theThe

Flashback Friday: The The – This Is The Day

Remember this song from back in 1983?

07/15/2011

Katrina

Flashback Friday: Katrina And The Waves – Walking On Sunshine

Remember this upbeat song from 1985?

07/08/2011

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