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Feb. 20th, 2017

10:53 pm - Playlist for February 21, 2017

Sparks - Music That You Can Dance To
Vivabeat - Man From China
Mr. & Mrs. Dale - It's You (Original 12” Free Club Mix)
North Of Cornwallis - Billy Liar
Kenny Loggins - Heart To Heart

And now for the gated reverb section of the broadcast…

Peter Gabriel - Intruder
Duran Duran - A View To A Kill
XTC - Love At First Sight
Bruce Springsteen - Born In The U.S.A.
Phil Collins - I Don't Care Anymore
The Power Station - Some Like It Hot (7’’)

Mark Stewart & The Mafia - Learning To Cope With Cowardice
Billy Squier - Emotions In Motion
Naked Eyes - Emotion In Motion
Ric Ocasek - Emotion In Motion
Christopher Cross - Never Be The Same

Dead Kennedys - We've Got A Bigger Problem Now
The Vibrators - Petrol
The Wedding Present - This Boy Can Wait (A Bit Longer!) (tune in to '90s Heaven on Thursdays from 1-3 p.m.!)
The Romantics - Tell It To Carrie
Dire Straits - Tunnel Of Love
Tom Waits - Hang Down Your Head

'80s HADES Word of the Day

distaff (DIS-taf, -tahf) n./adj.

Noun:
1) A staff with a cleft end for holding wool, flax, etc., from which the thread is drawn in spinning by hand.
2) A similar attachment on a spinning wheel.

Adjective:
3) Noting, pertaining to, characteristic of, or suitable for a female (sometimes offensive).

Feb. 13th, 2017

08:19 pm - Playlist for February 14th, 2017

Yep, it's Valentine's Day. Well, now that we've gotten that out of the way...on to the music!

Colin Newman - I've Waited Ages
The Avengers - We Are The One
Tones On Tail - There's Only One
Herbie Hancock - Rockit
Pet Shop Boys - It's Alright

Clan Of Xymox - A Day
Danse Society - Heaven Is Waiting
Minny Pops - Secret Story
Prince - I Wanna Be Your Lover
Any Trouble - Second Choice
Guadalcanal Diary - Lonely Street
Steve Kilbey - Atlantis

Al Jarreau - Moonlighting (R.I.P. Mr. Jarreau, who passed away on Sunday)
Frida - To Turn The Stone
Wham! - Careless Whisper
Sheena Easton - Almost Over You
Chaka Khan - What Cha' Gonna Do For Me

White Lion - Don't Give Up
The Bodines - Therese
The Prisoners - Whenever I'm Gone
America - The Border
Joey Scarbury - Theme From "Greatest American Hero" (Believe It Or Not)
Headpins - Just One More Time
The Go-Go's - Girl of 100 Lists

'80s HADES Word of the Day

spoony (SPOO-nee) adj.

1) Foolishly or sentimentally amorous.
2) Foolish; silly.

Feb. 6th, 2017

06:54 pm - Playlist for February 7, 2017

Squeeze - Hourglass
Katrina & The Waves - Do You Want Crying
Eight Seconds - Where's Bula
Philip Bailey - Easy Lover
Death Comet Crew - At The Marble Bar (At The Marble Bar 12 with The Rammellzee)
Days Of Sorrow - Wild World

Janet Jackson - Miss You Much
The Alan Parsons Project - Mammagamma
Alpha Blondy - Apartheid Is Nazism
Joe King Carrasco and the Crowns - Don't Let A Woman (Make A Fool Out Of You)
Karla Bonoff - Personally
The Tourists - Only Want To Be With You
Bob Seger - Tryin' To Live My Life Without You (Live)

Diamond Head - The Prince
Severed Heads - All Saints Day
Wall Of Voodoo - Mexican Radio
Thomas Leer and Robert Rental - Day Breaks, Night Heals
Journey - Send Her My Love

Eric B. & Rakim - Lyrics Of Fury
Giorgio Moroder - Too Hot To Handle
Sylvia - Nobody*
Arcadia - The Promise
The Blackouts - Make No Mistake

* = by request (with some prompting) from THE EEL!

'80s HADES Word of the Day

bloviate (BLOH-vee-eyt) v.

To speak pompously.

Jan. 30th, 2017

10:30 pm - Playlist for January 31, 2017

Happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you, happy birthday, dear albums of January 1982 and 1987…happy birthday to you!

From January 1982…

Waitresses - Wasn't Tomorrow Wonderful? (from Wasn’t Tomorrow Wonderful?)
The B-52's - Cake (from Mesopotamia)
Gang Of Four - Capital (It Fails Us Now) (from the Another Day/Another Dollar EP)
The dB's - We Were Happy There (from Repercussion)
Huey Lewis & The News - Hope You Love Me Like You Say You Do (from Picture This)

And from January 1987…

For Against - Forget Who You Are (from Echelons)

The Pastels - Baby Honey (from Up for a Bit with The Pastels)
Hüsker Dü - She's A Woman (And Now He Is A Man) (from Warehouse: Songs and Stories)

The Bangles - Hazy Shade Of Winter
Rational Youth - Saturdays In Silesia (Extended Version)
Blue Peter - Don't Walk Past
Insiders - Ghost on the Beach (thanks to Kevin Wuench for this little gem!)

Asia - Go**
Chicago - Stay The Night
Def Leppard - Love And Affection
The Dream Academy - Life In A Northern Town
John Cale - Chinese Envoy
Asia - The Smile Has Left Your Eyes**

Dolly Mixture - Spend Your Wishes*
Look Blue Go Purple - Cactus Cat
The Units - i Night
Classix Nouveaux - Guilty (New Version)
The Jam - News Of The World
Shalamar - Dancing In The Sheets (Extended 12" Remix)
Death Comet Crew - At The Marble Bar (At The Marble Bar 12" with The Rammellzee)

* - This one's for Shannon of our sister show '90s Heaven!
** - R.I.P. John Wetton, bassist and lead singer for Asia

'80s HADES Word of the Day

amity n. (AM-i-tee)

1) Friendship; peaceful harmony.
2) Mutual understanding and a peaceful relationship, especially between nations; peace; accord.

Jan. 23rd, 2017

06:21 pm - Playlist for January 24, 2017

Featuring some David Bowie covers for your listening pleasure!

The Dils - You're Not Blank
X-Ray Spex - I am a Poseur
Die Kreuzen - Man In The Trees
Skid Row - Youth Gone Wild
X - Burning House Of Love
Cyndi Lauper - Girls Just Want To Have Fun
Duran Duran - Fame
The Go-Betweens - Love Goes On!

RIP Larry Steinbachek, founding member and keyboardist for Bronski Beat...

Bronski Beat - Ain't Necessarily So
Air Supply - Lost In Love**
ABC - Vanity Kills (The Abigails Party Mix)
Chris "The Glove" Taylor & David Storrs (featuring one of the first appearance on record by Tracy Marrow...a.k.a. Ice-T) - Reckless
The Associates - Boys Keep Swinging (Mono)

Wendy & Lisa - Waterfall
Heart - Nothin' At All
The Flowerpot Men - Jo's So Mean to Josephine
Blue Orchids - Agents Of Change
Melissa Manchester - You Should Hear How She Talks About You
The Chameleons - John, I'm Only Dancing

Bruce Hornsby & The Range - The Way It Is*
The Jets - Cross My Broken Heart
Julie Brown - I Like 'Em Big And Stupid
Talulah Gosh - Bringing Up Baby
Meat Puppets - Animal Kingdom
The Au Pairs - Repetition

* - by request from Allison!
** - by request from NANCY

'80s HADES Word of the Day

gainsay (GEYN-sey, geyn-SEY) v.

1) To deny, dispute, or contradict.
2) To speak or act against; oppose.

Jan. 16th, 2017

06:05 pm - Playlist for January 17, 2017

Yaz - Bad Connection
Climie Fisher - Room To Move
A Certain Ratio - Guess Who
Telex - Dance To The Music
Madonna - Dress You Up
The Armoury Show - Castles in Spain

In late December, we lost a yet another ‘80s icon. RIP, George Michael.

Wham! - Freedom
Los Lobos - Will The Wolf Survive?
The Long Ryders - I Had A Dream
The Last - She Don't Know Why I'm Here
The Mekons - Blow Your Tuneless Trumpet (this song is a thumbing of the nose at U2...hey, speaking of which...)
U2 - One Tree Hill (The Joshua Tree 30th Anniversary tour hits the road this summer, with a show at Solider Field on June 3!)

Well, it is inauguration week…so it’s time for THE PRESIDENT SET!

Duran Duran - Meet El Presidente (12" Version)
The Psychedelic Furs - President Gas
In Trance 95 - Presidente
Robyn Hitchcock & The Egyptians - The President
The Thompson Twins - Sister Of Mercy

Gary Numan - This Wreckage
New Age Steppers - Problems Pt.1 & 2
Marillion - Freaks
Beat Happening - Catwalk

'80s HADES Word of the Day

gibber n./v. (JIB-er; GIB-)

1) To speak inarticulately or meaninglessly (verb).
2) To speak foolishly; chatter (verb).
3) Gibbering utterance (noun).

Jan. 9th, 2017

09:07 pm - Playlist for January 10, 2017

The Golden Palominos - Omaha
Shriekback - Intoxication
Peter & The Test Tube Babies - Banned From The Pubs
Violent Femmes - I Held Her In My Arms
John Mellencamp - Crumblin' Down
Flipper - Sex Bomb
Azul 29 - Ciências Sensuais

Laurie Anderson - Baby Doll
Robert Plant - Big Log
Coil - Who by Fire
Breathe - How Can I Fall?
The Sinceros - Disappearing

Mann Friday - Love Honey, Love Heartache (12" Vocal Version)
Mr. Fingers - Washing Machine (Original 12” Club Mix)
Honeymoon Suite - Burning In Love
Naked Eyes - When The Lights Go Out
David Sylvian - Taking The Veil
Fleetwood Mac - As Long As You Follow

Phil Collins - I Don't Care Anymore
Throwing Muses - Stand Up
Q4U - Creeps
Van Halen - Where Have All The Good Times Gone?
Steve Winwood - Holding On
Das Ding - H.S.T.A.
Vangelis - Blade Runner (End Titles)

'80s HADES Word of the Day

gallimaufry (gal-uh-MAW-free) n.

A hodgepodge, jumble, confused medley; a hash.

Jan. 3rd, 2017

09:35 am - Playlist for January 3, 2017

Well, since the last show of 2016 was pre-empted by Carbondale Terrier basketball, we'll just run that show this week as one last tip of the hat to 1981 and 1986. Today we feature albums released in December 1981 and 1986, as well as a bunch of other albums released in those years that didn't get a salute from '80s HADES.

From 1981:

Midnight Oil - Don't Wanna Be The One (from the album Place Without A Postcard)
The Plimsouls - Zero Hour (from The Plimsouls)
Minor Threat - Steppin' Stone (from the Out of Step EP)
Black Flag - Gimmie Gimmie Gimmie (from Damaged)
Minutemen - Tension (from The Punch Line EP)
Wipers - Pushing The Extreme (from Youth Of America))
The Teardrop Explodes - Pure Joy (from Wilder)
Trio - Sunday You Need Love Monday Be Alone (from Trio)
David Byrne - My Big Hands (Fall Through The Cracks) (from The Complete Score From "The Catherine Wheel")
this heat - Sleep (from Deceit)

Chilliwack - My Girl (Gone, Gone, Gone) (from Wanna Be a Star)
The Durutti Column - Jacqueline (from LC)
Yello - She's Got A Gun (from Claro Que Si)
The Raincoats - Odyshape (from Odyshape)
Bill Nelson - Do You Dream in Color? (from Quit Dreaming and Get on the Beam)

And from 1986:

Tesla - Gettin' Better (from Mechanical Resonance)
The Smithereens - Behind The Wall Of Sleep (from Especially for You)

Red Lorry Yellow Lorry - Head All Fire (from Paint Your Wagon)
The Housemartins - Happy Hour (from London 0 Hull 4)
The Feelies - On The Roof (from The Good Earth)
Red Box - Heart Of The Sun (from The Circle & The Square)
Klymaxx - Man Size Love (from Klymaxx)
Ultravox - Same Old Story (from U-Vox )
Vicious Pink - Fetish (from Viicious Pink)

Kraftwerk - Musique Non Stop (from Electric Café)
Talk Talk - Life's What You Make It (from The Colour Of Spring)
Concrete Blonde - Cold Part Of Town (from Concrete Blonde)
Lyle Lovett - God Will (from Lyle Lovett)
'Til Tuesday - What About Love? (from Coming Home)

Dec. 19th, 2016

09:58 pm - Playlist for December 20, 2016 - A Very (x16) Special '80s HADES Christmas!

The Futureheads - Christmas Was Better In The '80s (the official '80s HADES Christmas theme!)
XTC - Thanks For Christmas
Essential Logic - Do You Believe In Christmas?
Captain Sensible - One Christmas Catalogue
Siouxsie And The Banshees - Israel
Sting - Gabriel's Message
David Bowie and Bing Crosby - Little Drummer Boy
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Bruce Springsteen - Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town (Single Version)
The Kinks - Father Christmas
Billy Squier - Christmas Is The Time To Say I Love You
Prince - Another Lonely Christmas
Alison Moyet - The Coventry Carol
Bryan Adams - Christmas Time
Run-D.M.C. - Christmas in Hollis
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Stiff Little Fingers - White Christmas (Live)
The Dickies - Silent Night
Bon Jovi - Back Door Santa
The Ramones - Merry Christmas (I Don't Wanna Fight)*
Waitresses - Christmas Wrapping
The dB's - Christmas Time
Whitney Houston - Do You Hear What I Hear
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The Pretenders - 2000 Miles
Squeeze - Christmas Day
Orange Juice - Holiday Hymn
They Might Be Giants - Santa's Beard
Timbuk 3 - All I Want For Christmas
The Pogues - Fairytale Of New York

* = by request

And there's only one way to end this show, the same way we do it every year:

Band Aid - Do They Know It's Christmas (12" Version)

Dec. 12th, 2016

06:34 pm - Playlist for December 13, 2016

The Pogues - Fairytale Of New York
Sade - Never As Good As The First Time
The Cure - Fascination Street
Information Society - Walking Away
The Ramones - Merry Christmas (I Don't Wanna Fight)
The Buzzcocks - Real World

Yes - Love Will Find A Way
Rush - The Enemy Within
U2 - Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)
Chris Rea - The Road To Hell (Part II)
Died Pretty - Out Of The Unknown
Rockpile - Play That Fast Thing (One More Time)

Bob and Doug McKenzie - Twelve Days of Christmas
Malaria - Thrash Me
The Trammps - Whatever Happened to the Music [Paul Simpson Dub]
Toni Basil - Mickey
The Normal - Warm Leatherette
Spizz Energi - Soldier Soldier

Emerson, Lake & Powell - Touch And Go (RIP Greg Lake and Keith Emerson)
Queen - Thank God It's Christmas
Jack Wagner - All I Need
Ron Berry - Sea of Tranquility
Eurythmics - Winter Wonderland
Rachel Sweet - Spellbound

'80s HADES Word of the Day

je ne sais quoi (zhuh nuh se KWA) n.

An indefinable, elusive quality, especially a pleasing one.

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