Soundwaves 10@10 #75: 1979

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.

Ten Great Songs from One Great Year!


Today on Soundwaves 10@10, we’ll hear a song that only became popular once the live version was released, a semi-hit from a legendary cult actor, and the classic hit that peaked at #12 in every single country it was released.

It’s … 1979!


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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 Knack, My Sharona
2. Tim Curry, I Do the Rock
3. Ricki Lee Jones, Chuck E’s in Love
4. Rolling Stones, Beast of Burden
-Skylab crashed down
5. Pink Floyd, Comfortably Numb
6. Nick Lowe, Cruel to Be Kind
-Movie: Apocalypse Now
7. Blondie, Heart of Glass
8. Inmates, Dirty Water
9. Cheap Trick, I Want You To Want Me
10. ABBA, Does Your Mother Know

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