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This Week in Music History

May 22, 2024 8:00 PM â€“ 9:00 PM

Music

With Jeff Perry

A look at the week in music history... major releases, number one singles and albums, musical birthdays and more. Listen as host Jeff Perry recounts the week's musical milestones and the songs that go with them, concentrating on the 1940's to the 1990's.

This Week In Music History - show 447

On this week’s show I travel back in time to spotlight music from 1984. You’ll hear The Cars, U2, The Style Council, Duran Duran, REM, Tina Turner, Queen, Dolly Parton, Prince, Bananarama, Laurie Anderson & Peter Gabriel, The Replacements, The Everly Brothers, Spinal Tap, and The Smiths. Plus my son Henry has another story about his friend Kenny.

This Week in Music History
8:00 PM
Duran Duran - The Reflex
Duran Duran The Reflex
Decade Parlophone UK 1984 CD Rock GBAYE8300145
8:05 PM
The Smiths - William, It Was Really Nothing
The Smiths William, It Was Really Nothing
Louder Than Bombs Rhino 1984 CD Rock GBCRL1300257
8:07 PM
The Cars - Hello Again
The Cars Hello Again
Heartbeat City Rhino/Elektra 1984 CD Rock USRH11509871
8:12 PM
Laurie Anderson & Peter Gabriel - Excellent Birds
Laurie Anderson & Peter Gabriel Excellent Birds
Mister Heartbreak Warner Records 1984 CD Classical USWB10101311
8:15 PM
The Style Council - My Ever Changing Moods
The Style Council My Ever Changing Moods
The Singular Adventures of the Style Council V/A Polydor Records 1984 CD Rock GBAKW8401042
8:21 PM
U2 - Pride (In the Name of Love)
U2 Pride (In the Name of Love)
The Unforgettable Fire UMC (Universal Music Catalogue) 1984 CD Rock GBUM70817519
8:27 PM
Queen - Radio Ga Ga
Queen Radio Ga Ga
45 Hollywood Records 1984 CD Rock GBUM71029623
8:31 PM
Dolly Parton - Save the Last Dance for Me (with The Jordanaires)
Dolly Parton Save the Last Dance for Me (with The Jordanaires)
The Great Pretender RCA/Legacy 1984 MP3 USRN11501181
8:35 PM
Spinal Tap - Tonight I'm Gonna Rock You Tonight
Spinal Tap Tonight I'm Gonna Rock You Tonight
This Is Spinal Tap Polydor 1984 CD Rock USUR10000811
8:37 PM
The Replacements - Tommy Gets His Tonsils Out
The Replacements Tommy Gets His Tonsils Out
Let It Be Ryko/Rhino 1984 MP3 Rock USRS73761004
8:41 PM
Tina Turner - Better Be Good to Me
Tina Turner Better Be Good to Me
Private Dancer (Remastered) Parlophone UK 1984 MP3 Rock GBAYE1500562
8:45 PM
Prince & The Revolution - Let's Go Crazy (7" Single Edit)
Prince & The Revolution Let's Go Crazy (7" Single Edit)
Purple Rain (Deluxe) [Expanded Edition] Warner Records 1984 CD Rock USWB11700646
8:49 PM
Bananarama - Cruel Summer
Bananarama Cruel Summer
The Greatest Hits Collection (Collector Edition) London Records (Because Ltd) 1984 MP3 GBAAP9500222
8:53 PM
R.E.M. - So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry)
R.E.M. So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry)
Reckoning CAPITOL CATALOG MKT (C92) 1984 CD Rock USWWW0128847
8:57 PM
The Everly Brothers - On the Wings of a Nightingale
The Everly Brothers On the Wings of a Nightingale
EB '84 Mercury Records 1984 MP3 USIR20200098