‘GLOW’ Season 2 Soundtrack Features 80s Hits Galore
Jul03

‘GLOW’ Season 2 Soundtrack Features 80s Hits Galore

When Netflix announced the revival of GLOW, a series set in the 80s and based on glamorous women’s wrestling, fans were more than happy. Now, with season two, fans are bound to appreciate the series for its awesome soundtrack that features 80s hits galore. ‘GLOW’ Season 2 Soundtrack Features 80s Hits Galore In a new piece from IndieWire, the publication discusses the soundtrack for season two of GLOW and even...

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This Week in 1981: ‘Angel of the Morning’ By Juice Newton
Apr17

This Week in 1981: ‘Angel of the Morning’ By Juice Newton

This week in 1981, the Billboard Chart was dominated by “Angel of the Morning” by Juice Newton. The song is an 80s classic that can still be heard in plenty of films today. So, we decided to give it a special place on LT80s this week. The track spent 3 big weeks on the Billboard chart and is still one of Newton’s most popular tracks. So popular in fact, that filmmakers always find a way to sprinkle it into films to...

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The Top 40 of 1988- This List Turns 30 This Year
Mar12

The Top 40 of 1988- This List Turns 30 This Year

Who doesn’t love 80s music? It was the late 80s when this list came out for the Top 40 Chart list in 1988. These songs are awesome and will forever be thought of as favorites. Top 40 Chart List (1988) 1. Faith – George Michael 2. Need You Tonight – INXS 3. Got My Mind Set On You – George Harrison 4. Never Gonna Give You Up – Rick Astley 5. Sweet Child O’ Mine – Guns N’ Roses 6. So Emotional...

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Do Pop Songs of Today Sound Better with an 80s Twist ?
Feb20

Do Pop Songs of Today Sound Better with an 80s Twist ?

Putting and 80s twist on popular tracks from the modern times is becoming pretty popular on YouTube. It is leading plenty of people to question whether they just sound better that way. A recent article explored the satisfaction that one gets when they are listening to a 80s remix of a present day song. Let’s see if you agree. Do Pop Songs of Today Sound Better with an 80s Twist ? “When used cleverly, nostalgia can result...

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Do You Agree With This Top 5 80s Power Ballads List?
Oct05

Do You Agree With This Top 5 80s Power Ballads List?

When it comes to power ballads, the decade filled with them happens to be the 1980s. 80s power ballads were almost a staple on the radio and for the most part held enough steam as some of the biggest pop songs to date. The Fayetteville Observer created a list of their Top 5 80s Rock Power Ballads and it has some pretty heavy tracks. Do You Agree With This Top 5 80s Power Ballads List? “The 1980s brought us a lot: Reaganomics,...

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Los Lobos’ ‘La Bamba’ Topped Billboard’s Hot 100 30 years Ago
Aug31

Los Lobos’ ‘La Bamba’ Topped Billboard’s Hot 100 30 years Ago

On July 24, 1987 the film La Bamba was released and with it came the film’s titled song, performed by Los Lobos. It didn’t take the song long to become a hit on the Billboard Hot 100 just a little over a month later. That’s right, 30 years ago, “La Bamba” was at the top of the Hot 100. Los Lobos’ ‘La Bamba’ Topped Billboard’s Hot 100 30 years Ago The film La Bamba was based on the...

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‘Grey’ Matter: 30 Facts about Grateful Dead’s ‘Touch of Grey’
Aug28

‘Grey’ Matter: 30 Facts about Grateful Dead’s ‘Touch of Grey’

Thirty years ago, in the summer of 1987, the Grateful Dead released “Touch of Grey,” from the album In the Dark. Peaking at #9, the song was– and remains to this day– the only Grateful Dead song to reach the Billboard Top Ten. Or even the Top 40. Or even the Top 50. (“Truckin’”— the Dead’s highest charting song prior to “Touch of Grey”— peaked at #64.) “Touch of Grey” introduced the band to a whole new...

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Like Totally 80s: The Decade of Hip-Hop
Jul20

Like Totally 80s: The Decade of Hip-Hop

It was known as the golden age of hip-hop. Yup, you guessed it, the 1980s. It’s proof you need? Here’s something to think on. Timeline of Hip-Hop Into the 1980s The 1980s are known as the first real decade for Hip-Hop. Hip-Hop started in the 1970s in New York City but it took a while to gain popularity. The first Hip-Hop song was recorded and released in 1979. From there, singles became more and more popular. Singles were...

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Remember 80s Star Hazel O’Connor?
Jul13

Remember 80s Star Hazel O’Connor?

There’s no doubt that the UK had a huge influence on the tunes from the 80s. Hazel O’Connor was one of those electrifying 80s artists from the UK and now she is back that is, if you can make it to Sheffield, England. “Hazel O’Connor has announced the show, performing songs from Breaking Glass, Sons & Lovers and Cover Plus, at Sheffield University’s The Foundry on Sunday, November 19,” according to TheStar....

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30 Years Since Heart Released ‘Alone’
Jul09

30 Years Since Heart Released ‘Alone’

In the 80s, Heart broke through as one of the most successful female-fronted acts. They were able to tap into the classic rock scene with multiple hits including, “Alone.” This year marks 30 years since the tack was released and it was certainly one of the most popular songs of the decade. Nancy and Ann Wilson had incredible voices with plenty of power to pack a punch. Together they wowed fans with their heartfelt tracks,...

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Uncle Jesse and The Blues Brothers To Celebrate July 4th
Jun28

Uncle Jesse and The Blues Brothers To Celebrate July 4th

It looks like Uncle Jesse or John Stamos as he is known professionally, will be joined by the Blues Brothers and many more to celebrate the July 4 holiday. The duo will be joined by a number of different acts for PBS’ “A Capitol Fourth” show. Uncle Jesse and The Blues Brothers To Celebrate July 4th “Emmy Award-nominated actor and producer John Stamos (FULLER HOUSE, SCREAM QUEENS) is set to host the 37th annual...

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‘Dirty Diana’ Will Remain A Michael Jackson Classic Forever
Jun27

‘Dirty Diana’ Will Remain A Michael Jackson Classic Forever

There are some songs that transcend time and continues to hold its value as a classic. Michael Jackson’s “Dirty Diana” is one of those tracks and you can’t tell us otherwise. We’re coming up on the 29th anniversary of the track gracing the Billboard Hot 100 chart on July 2, so why not relive the greatness. “Dirty Diana” is a track you just wouldn’t think Jackson would be singing. It was,...

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80s Classics: ‘Everybody Wants To Rule The World’ By Tears For Fears
Jun13

80s Classics: ‘Everybody Wants To Rule The World’ By Tears For Fears

When you think of 80s classics, it’s hard not to think about Tears For Fears 1985 hit song, “Everybody Wants To Rule The World.” Think about it for a second, when you hear that introduction, you automatically know what song it is and the light groovy nature of it takes over. This week in 1985, Tears For fear was on top of the Billboard Hot 100 for the second week in a row, taking over the number one spot from...

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Def Leppard, Poison & Tesla To Rock Las Vegas
Jun09

Def Leppard, Poison & Tesla To Rock Las Vegas

Def Leppard, Poison and Tesla are joining forces for an all new show in Las Vegas. These 80s rock legends are returning to the golden days of rock and bring fans a flashback to the 80s they won’t forget. Def Leppard, Poison and Tesla To Rock Las Vegas “The ’80s. The decade of decadence featured big hair, big personalities and big music. The spandex-clad, glammed-up music makers of the time seemed to have more fun than...

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This Week In 1981 ‘Bette Davis Eyes’ Ruled Billboard’s Hot 100
Jun08

This Week In 1981 ‘Bette Davis Eyes’ Ruled Billboard’s Hot 100

Do you remember Kim Carnes? If you do, it’s probably due to her huge hit “Bette Davis Eyes,” which ruled Billboard’s Hot 100 chart for a few weeks in 1981. The song “Bette Davis Eyes” referred to one of the most famous American actors to live. “Bette Davis, ‘The First Lady of American Screen,’ was born on April 5, 1908,” according to Biography. “Though she stood tall at...

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