Soundwaves 10@10 #61: 1984

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.


Today on Soundwaves 10@10, we return to the year of Born in the USA, Beverly Hills Cop, Purple Rain, and the song that got the Eurythmics banned from US radio!

It’s … 1984!


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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.

1. The Cars, You Might Think
-TV Commercial: The Coffee Achievers
2. Thompson Twins, The Gap
3. Bruce Springsteen, No Surrender
-1984 Election Day results
4. Ross Ballard, Voices
-Movie: Beverly Hills Cop – #1 movie of the year
5. Berlin, Dancing In Berlin (Dance Mix)
-TV: Band Aid, Do They Know It’s Christmas – Behind The Scenes
6. Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson, Say Say Say (2015 Mix)
7. Sheila E, The Glamorous Life
-Siskel and Ebert review Purple Rain
8. Prince, Baby I’m A Star
9. Rolling Stones, She Was Hot
-Johnny Carson hosting the 1984 Oscars
10. Eurythmics, Sexcrime (1984)

One Comment

  1. OMG Russ Ballard . . . forgot about that guy. I think I’ve got that “vinyl style” in my sweet, sweet 45s collection. Which totally reminds me of his lesser known “Fire Still Burns” which was AWESOME . . . you’ve gotta throw that in when you’re doing 1985 my friend!

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