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The Retro Mix Playlist for 8/27/16: Songs from 80s Movies

On this show, I was joined in the studio by my friend "Double J" as we played songs featured in 80s movies. The playlist includes songs that were released pre-1980.

Hour 1
 
Call Me- Blondie (American Gigolo)
Jump in the Line- Harry Belafonte (Beetlejuice)
Ain't Too Proud to Beg- The Temptations (The Big Chill)
Dream Warriors- Dokken (Nightmare on Elm Street: Dream Warriors)
Tender Love- The Force MDs (Krush Groove)
Hazy Shade of Winter- The Bangles (Less Than Zero)
Happy Together- The Turtles (Making Mr. Right)
Paint It Black- The Rolling Stones (Full Metal Jacket)
Secret of My Success- Night Ranger
When Doves Cry- Prince (Purple Rain)
Pretty in Pink- The Psychedelic Furs
To Be Loved- Jackie Wilson (Coming to America)
Be My Baby- The Ronettes (Dirty Dancing)
Ooo-Wee Baby- Darlene Love (The Idolmaker)
Love Touch- Rod Stewart (Legal Eagles)
 
Hour 2
 
On the Dark Side- John Cafferty & the Beaver Brown Band (Eddie & the Cruisers)
The Boys Are Back in Town- The Bus Boys (48 Hours)
Mighty Wings- Cheap Trick (Top Gun)
Then He Kissed Me- The Crystals (Adventures in Babysitting)
Great Balls of Fire- Jerry Lee Lewis (Stand by Me)
I'm Blue (The Gong Gong Song)- The Ikettes (Hairspray)
Dead Man's Party- Oingo Boingo (Back to School)
Oh Yeah- Yello (Ferris Bueller's Day Off)
You Can Leave Your Hat On- Joe Cockers (9 1/2 Weeks)
Mess Around- Ray Charles (Planes, Trains, and Automobiles)
California Sun- The Rivieras (Good Morning, Vietnam)
Joy to the World- Three Dog Night (The Big Chill)
When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going- Billy Ocean (Jewel of the Nile)
Weakness- Stevie Wonder & Dionne Warwick (The Woman in Red)
Moving in Stereo- The Cars (Fast Times at Ridgemont High)
Hollywood Knights- The Brooklyn Dreams (The Hollywood Knights)
 
Hour 3
 
Neutron Dance- The Pointer Sisters (Beverly Hills Cop)
Together in Electric Dreams- Phil Oakey & Giorgio Moroder (Electric Dreams)
Who's Johnny?- El DeBarge (Short Circuit)
Tracks of My Tears- The Miracles (Platoon)
We Don't Need Another Hero- Tina Turner (Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome)
Everybody Wants Some- Van Halen (Better Off Dead)
Here Is My Love- Jesse Frederick (The Idolmaker)
A View to a Kill- Duran Duran
Get to Know Ya- Jesse Johnson (Pretty in Pink)
Sweet Freedom- Michael McDonald (Running Scared)
Love Is Strange- Mickey & Sylvia (Dirty Dancing)
In Dreams- Roy Orbison (Blue Velvet)
Nowhere to Run- Martha & the Vandellas (Good Morning, Vietnam)
St. Elmo's Fire (Man in Motion)- John Parr
 
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The Retro Mix Playlist for 8/20/16: R&B/Hip-hop from the 80s and 90s w/ co-host DJ CC

On this show, I was joined by DJ CC (a Kettering University student and the host of "Chelsea's Live Line").
 
Hour 1
 
It Takes Two- Rob Base and DJ EZ Rock
Street Corner- Ashford & Simpson
And the Beat Goes On- The Whispers
Nobody- Keith Sweat
Let's Get Down- Tony Toni Tone
Circles- Atlantic Starr
Say No Go- De La Soul
Hey Mr. DJ- Zhane
Yearning for Your Love- The Gap Band
Shoop- Salt-N-Pepa
Single Life- Cameo
Funky Beat- Whodini
 
Hour 2
 
Give It to Me Baby- Rick James
Nuttin' but Love- Heavy D & the Boyz
Criticize- Alexander O'Neal
All Around the World- Lisa Stansfield
Ready or Not- After 7
Loving Your Best Friend- Eric Benet
I Really Don't Need No Light- Jeffrey Osborne
How Ya Like Me Now- Kool Moe Dee
Jack the Ripper- LL Cool J
I Like It- DeBarge
Hat 2 Da Back- TLC
Funkin' for Jamaica- Tom Browne
 
Hour 3
 
Don't Stop the Music- Yarbrough & Peoples
Techno-Freqs- Junie Morrison
If It Isn't Love- New Edition
Hip Hop Hooray- Naughty by Nature
Grapevyne- Brownstone
I'm So Into You- SWV
More Bounce to the Ounce- Zapp
What's My Name?- Snoop Dogg
Funkdafied- Da Brat
Strawberry Letter 23- Tevin Campbell
B.Y.O.B. (Bring Your Own Baby)- Sister Sledge
Forget Me Nots- Patrice Rushen
The Breaks- Kurtis Blow
 
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The Retro Mix: Songs About the Days of the Week

6 pm 

Saturday Night-  Bay City Rollers
Saturday Night Fish Fry- Louis Jordan & his Tympani Five
Rip It Up- Little Richard
Sunday Morning- No Doubt
Tuesday Afternoon- The Moody Blues
Livin' for the Weekend- The O'Jays
New Moon on Monday- Duran Duran
Pleasant Valley Sunday- Carole King
Another Park, Another Sunday- The Doobie Brothers
Saturday Love- Cherrelle with Alexander O'Neal
Manic Monday- The Bangles
Saturday Nite- Earth, Wind & Fire
Beautiful Sunday- Daniel Boone
I Met Her in Church- The Box Tops
 
7 pm
 
Saturday in the Park- Chicago
Tuesday Heartbreak- Stevie Wonder
Lady Madonna- The Beatles
Sunday Will Never Be the Same- Spanky & Our Gang
Saturday Night, Sunday Morning- Thelma Houston
Sadie- The Spinners
Black Friday- Steely Dan
Blue Monday- Fats Domino
Saturday Night at the Movies- The Drifters
Sunday Girl- Blondie
Friday I'm in Love- The Cure
Groovin'- The Rascals
Another Saturday Night- Sam Cooke
Sunday Papers- Joe Jackson
Just Got Paid- Johnny Kemp
Monday, Monday- The Mamas & the Papas
Waiting for Wednesday- Lisa Loeb & Nine Stories
 
8 pm
 
I Don't Like Mondays- The Boomtown Rats
Church on Sunday- Green Day
Back and Forth- Aaliyah
Thursday's Child- David Bowie
I Met Him on a Sunday- The Shirelles
Splish Splash- Bobby Darin
Thank God It's Friday- Love and Kisses
Livin' It Up (Friday Night)- Bell & James
Sunday Sun- Neil Diamond
Will You Be Staying After Sunday- Peppermint Rainbow
Monday Morning- Fleetwood Mac
Loop De Loop- Johnny Thunder
If You're Not Back in Love by Monday- Millie Jackson
Sunday- Sylvia
On a Saturday Night- Eddie Floyd
Friday on My Mind- The Easybeats
Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting- The Who
 
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