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Chicago, Survivor + The Steve Miller Band top this week’s 80s on 8: Big 40 Countdown: 1982 (9/12/14)

In this week’s SiriusXM’s ’80s on 8: Big 40 Countdown, we revisit the year 1982: Chicago takes the number one spot with their song Hard to Say I’m Sorry, followed by Survivor’s Eye of The Tiger and The Steve Miller Band’s … Continued

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Patton Oswalt really likes to live tweet ’80s on 8 (and we love him for it)

A few months back, Patton Oswalt started live tweeting every song he heard on ’80s on 8, and it was hilaaaarious. Then, the formerly prolific Patton took a much-publicized “Twitter break” this past June. We don’t know about you, but … Continued

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Los Lobos, Michael Jackson + Madonna top this week’s 80s on 8: Big 40 Countdown: 1987 (9/5/14)

In this week’s SiriusXM’s ’80s on 8: Big 40 Countdown, we go back to 1987 when Los Lobos topped the list with La Bamba. Following close behind was Michael Jackson and Siedah Garrett at number two with I Just Can’t … Continued

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Madonna, Steve Winwood + Bananarama top this week’s 80s on 8: Big 40 Countdown 1986 (8/23/14)

In this week’s SiriusXM’s ’80s on 8: Big 40 Countdown, we go back to 1986 when Madonna topped the list with Papa Don’t Preach. Following close behind was Steve Winwood at number two with Higher Love and Bananarama, who rounded … Continued

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Richard Marx, Bobby Brown + Prince top this week’s 80s on 8: Big 40 Countdown 1989 (8/18/14)

In this week’s SiriusXM’s ’80s on 8: Big 40 Countdown, we go back to 1989 when Richard Marx was right on top of the list with Right Here Waiting. Following close behind were Bobby Brown at number two with On Our Own and … Continued

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Original VJ Martha Quinn talks ’80s nostalgia, Milli Vanilli + the real reason MTV doesn’t play music videos anymore

Original MTV VJ Martha Quinn doesn’t just remember the ’80s — she’s a bona fide ’80s pop culture icon. She saw it, she lived it, she was there when. Along with fellow VJs Alan Hunter, Nina Blackwood, Mark Goodman, and the … Continued

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Hear the best of the ’80s, ’90s + ’00s with Martha Quinn, Julie Brown, and Lance Bass!

Anyone who’s scrolled through Facebook or Twitter can attest to the amount of decades-based nostalgia streaming through the Internet at all times. Whether it’s Sam Smith covering Whitney Houston’s How Will I Know or Emma Stone fangirling over the Spice … Continued

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Ray Parker, Jr., Prince + The Jacksons top this week’s 80s on 8: Big 40 Countdown 1984 (8/9/14)

In this week’s Big 80s on 8 Top 40 countdown, it’s all about Ray Parker, Jr.’s ode to Ghostbusters. (Who you gonna call?? I ain’t afraid of no ghost.) Er, moving on. Up next is Prince’s When Doves Cry and … Continued

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Rick Springfield, Air Supply + Joey Scarbury top this week’s 80s on 8: Big 40 Countdown 1981 (8/4/14)

August 1, 1981 marks the day MTV launched, and this Big 80s on 8 countdown is from that very week in history. This week in 1981, Rick Springfield claimed the top spot with Jessie’s Girl, and Air Supply felt all the love … Continued