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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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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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Big 80s on 8 Summer Songs Countdown: Vacation, all The Go-Go’s ever wanted

Every time Memorial Day rolls around, everyone’s thoughts turn to bathing suits, warm days, BBQs, backyard parties, and the best part of summer: VACATION! At least that’s what The Go-Go’s were singing about in the ’80s, and they weren’t alone. … Continued

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Lionel Richie says ‘Hello’ in the 80s on 8 Big 40 Countdown: 5/16/1984

Hello! Is it me you’re looking for? If you were around in May of 1984, then yes, you might actually be looking for me. I can see it in your eyes. I can see it in your smile. If you … Continued

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Terence Trent D’Arby, Gloria Estefan + Aerosmith top the ’80s on 8 Big 40 Countdown: May 9th, 1988

In mid-May of 1988, the smooth-singing, ultra-braided Terence Trent D’Arby was inviting cute girls everywhere to cast a coin into his “Wishing Well,” while Gloria Estefan and Miami Sound Machine professed that they’d do “Anything For You.” Meanwhile, Aerosmith felt … Continued