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 5/14/16: Janet Jackson 50th Birthday Tribute

​Unless otherwise noted, all songs are by Janet Jackson

6 pm hour

What Have You Done for Me Lately

Young Love



Let's Wait Awhile


You'll Never Find (A Love Like Mine)


The Pleasure Principle

Don't Stand Another Chance

When I Think of You

Come Give Your Love to Me


7 pm hour

Miss You Much

State of the World



Come Back to Me

Whoops Now

What'll I Do

Black Cat


Love Will Never Do Without You

Best Things in Life Are Free- Luther Vandross & Janet Jackson with BBD and Ralph Tresvant

Dream Street


8 pm hou​r

Pledge/Rhythm Nation

Diamonds- Herb Alpert with Janet Jackson

You Want This


That's the Way Love Goes

Funky Big Band

Scream- Michael Jackson & Janet Jackson

All for You

Got 'Til It's Gone- Janet Jackson feat. Q-Tip and Joni Mitchell


Because of Love

Together Again

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The Retro Mix Playlist for 2/20/16: Forgotten 80s

On this show, I was joined in the studio by my friend "Double J". In addition him co-hosting, he also picked some of the songs.

Hour 1
Sanctify Yourself- Simple Minds
I Didn't Mean to Turn You On- Cherrelle
Stay the Night- Chicago
Single Life- Cameo
Se La- Lionel Richie
Doctor! Doctor!- The Thompson Twins
Angel- Madonna
Fresh- Kool & the Gang
Human Beat Box- The Fat Boys
How Can I Fall- Breathe
Little Too Late- Pat Benatar
Mountains- Prince
Queen of Hearts- Juice Newton

Hour 2
Point of No Return- Exposé
Count Me Out- New Edition
And We Danced- The Hooters
Too Late- Junior
Emotion in Motion- Ric Ocasek
Heart Attack- Olivia Newton- John
Lil Suzy- Ozone

The Guilty Pleasure of the Week:
Out of the Blue- Debbie Gibson

Debbie Gibson Is Pregnant with My Two-Headed Love Child- Mojo Nixon
Bad Is Bad- Huey Lewis & the News
Feels So Good- Midnight Star
Don't Cry- Asia
Far From Over- Frank Stallone
Don't Tell Me You Love Me- Night Ranger
Let's Stay Together- Tina Turner

Hour 3
Leave It- Yes
Dragon Attack- Queen
Edge of Heaven- Wham!
Valotte- Julian Lennon
He's So Dull- Vanity 6
Find Another Fool- Quarterflash
Mexican Radio- Wall of Voodoo
Glamour Boys- Living Colour
Go Cut Creator Go- LL Cool J
Only You- Yaz
Money Changes Everything- Cyndi Lauper
Change- John Waite

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