Soundwaves 10@10 #18: 1980

Soundwaves presents brand new editions of 10@10, the beloved long-running radio show that features ten great songs from one great year, as well as numerous samples of political, historical and pop culture happenings. Hosted by Dennis Willis and featuring original 10@10 host Dave Morey, Soundwaves 10@10 is the ultimate pop culture celebration loved by thousands of devoted fans.

Welcome to the next generation of 10@10, hosted by Dennis Willis, and featuring original 10@10 maestro Dave Morey.

It’s all here … birthdays! The big wheel! Mystery years! It’s the 10@10 you know and love, and it’s back every Mondays, Wednesdays and Friday right here at 10:00 AM.

Today, it’s the year of CNN’s birth, John Lennon’s death, and Ronald Reagan’s election victory. PLUS… a contest! Which song does not belong?

It’s … 1980!


Tell a friend … spread the word … and get involved. Use the comment section below to share your thoughts, send us birthday requests, and vote for BEST OF SET.

If you want to keep the songs a mystery, we’ve got you covered! But if you want to peek at the list, highlight the text below.

-News: Telefutura: Your TV in the Future
1. J Geils Band, Love Stinks
-Movie: The Empire Strikes Back
2. AC/DC, Back in Black
-Movie: Airplane – I Speak Jive
3. Frankie Smith, Double Dutch Bus (1981)
Movie: Caddyshack
4. Blondie, Call Me
-News: The Death Of John Lennon
5. John Lennon, (Just Like) Starting Over
-News: Mount St. Helens erupts
6. Queen, Another One Bites the Dust
-News: Ronald Reagan wins the presidency
7. Genesis, Misunderstanding
-News: Ted Turner launches CNN
8. Michael Jackson, Don’t Stop Til You Get Enough
-TV: Who Shot J.R.?
9. Grover Washington and Bill Withers, Just the Two of Us
-Movie: The Blues Brothers
10. Blues Brothers, Gimme Some Lovin’

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