Soundwaves 10@10 #72: John Hughes

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 celebrate the music of the classic films of John Hughes. From Ferris Bueller to The Breakfast Club and Pretty in Pink, the soundtracks of Hughes’ films are the soundtrack of a generation!

It’s … the music of John Hughes!


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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 March Violets, Miss Amanda Jones – Some Kind of Wonderful
2. Karla DeVito, We Are Not Alone – The Breakfast Club
3. Otis Redding, Try a Little Tenderness – Pretty In Pink
4. The Beatles, Twist and Shout – Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
5. Oingo Boingo, Weird Science – Weird Science
6. Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark, If You Leave – Pretty In Pink
7. Yello, Oh Yeah – Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
8. Blue Room, Everytime You Go Away – Planes, Trains & Automobiles
9. Lick the Tins, Can’t Help Falling in Love – Some Kind of Wonderful
10. Simple Minds, Don’t You (Forget About Me) – The Breakfast Club
Bonus: Psychedelic Furs, Pretty in Pink

One Comment

  1. Steve Donaldson

    I have died and gone to heaven . . . you could do another 10 10@10s and still have John Hughes soundtrack music left over. LOVED THIS SET! So sorry it had to end. really nice job Mr. Kirk.

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