Saturday Morning Flashback: 1984 [Playlist]

February 11, 2019

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It was a quick trek back to 1984 for this weekend's Saturday Morning Flashback. One of the most exciting years for music with career-changing records from Bruce Springsteen and Prince. Tina Turner took a smoother soulful groove to the top of the charts.

Apple introduced us to the Macintosh computer with a dramatic commercial during the Super Bowl. Michael Jackson's hair caught fire during the making of a Pepsi commercial. The Chicago Bulls drafted Michael Jordan, who would go on to be Rookie of the Year. And the Chicago Cubs collapsed in San Diego in the divisional playoffs.

Here was our soundtrack...

Honeydrippers - Rockin' at Midnight

Los Lobos - I Got Loaded

Cars - Magic

Tina Turner - What's Love Got to Do With it

David Bowie - Blue Jean

David Gilmour - Blue Light

John Lennon - Nobody Told Me

Echo & The Bunnymen -The Killing Moon

Psychedelic Furs - Heaven

INXS - Original Sin

Lou Reed - I Love You Suzanne

Pretenders -Time the Avenger

Bruce Cockburn - Lovers in a Dangerous Time

Romeo Void - A Girl in Trouble

Bruce Springsteen - Darlington County

Bruce Springsteen - My Hometown

Prince - Little Red Corvette

Style Council - My Ever Changing Moods

Ministry - Everyday is Halloween

U2 - A Sort of Homecoming 

Bob Seger - Understanding

Icicle Works - Whisper to a Scream

Don Henley - All She Wants to Do is Dance

Depeche Mode - People are People

R.E.M - (don't go back TO)Rockville

Joe Jackson - You Can't Get What You Want

Nik Kershaw - Wouldn't it Be Good

Thompson Twins - Hold Me Now

Stevie Ray Vaughan - Voodoo Chile

The The - This is The day

The Nails - Home of The Brave