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Remember That Song – 3/31/20

Can you name the artist and song:

And do you feel scared, I do
But I won’t stop and falter


Last Song: “Out of Touch” by Daryl Hall & John Oates from the album Big Bam Boom (1984)

Great job Adora (@Adora2000)!!!

Reaching out for something to hold
Looking for a love where the climate is cold

If you’d like to get this song from Amazon, you can click on the album cover below:

Remember That Song – 2/13/20

Can you name the artist and song:

‘Cause when I think about your lovin’ and how good it can be
I get excited from the feeling that is given to me,
so won’t you keep me comin’ baby
‘Cause I love the joy you bring


Last Song: “I Can’t Go For That (No Can Do)” by Daryl Hall & John Oates from the album Private Eyes (1982)

Great job Adora (@Adora2000)!!!

Easy, ready, willing, overtime
Where does it stop
Where do you dare me
To draw the line

If you’d like to get this song from Amazon, you can click on the album cover below:

Remember That Song – 2/5/20

Can you name the artist and song:

Listen honey, can you see?
Baby, you would bury me
If you were in the public eye
Givin’ someone else a try


Last Song: “One On One” by Daryl Hall & John Oates from the album H20 (1983)

Great job Adora (@Adora2000), Richard (@RichardAnsara), and Chet (@Chet_11756)!!!

I’m tired of playing on the team
It seems I don’t get time out anymore

If you’d like to get this song from Amazon, you can click on the album cover below:

Remember That Song – 1/7/20

Can you name the artist and song:

Time flies when you’re having fun
I heard somebody say
But if all I’ve been is fun then baby let me go
Don’t wanna be in your way


Last Song: “Say It Isn’t So” by Daryl Hall & John Oates from Rock ‘n Soul Part I (1984)

Great job Great job Adora (@Adora2000), and Chris (@thenameisFletch)!!!

Who propped you up when you were stopped low motivation had you on the ground
I know your first reaction you slide away hide away goodbye
But if there’s a doubt maybe I can give out a thousand reasons why

If you’d like to get this song from Amazon, you can click on the album cover below:

Remember That Song – 5/16/19

Can you name the artist and song:

Well don’t fool yourself
Your empty passion won’t satisfy me
I know, so don’t pretend that you want me
You don’t want me


Last Song: “You Make My Dreams” by Daryl Hall & John Oates from the album Voices (1981)

Great job Joseph (@StallingJoseph)!!!

Twist and shout my way out
And wrap yourself around me
‘Cause I ain’t the way you found me
And I’ll never be the same

If you’d like to get this song from Amazon, you can click on the album cover below

Remember That Song – 2/15/19

Can you name the artist and song:

I know a good thing must come to an end
But it’s hard to take losing a friend


Last Song: “Kiss on My List” by Daryl Hall & John Oates from the album Voices (1981)

Great job Melrob and Brent (@jonbrent13)!!!

I go crazy wondering what there is to really see
Did the night just take up your time, ’cause it means more to me

If you’d like to get this song from Amazon, you can click on the album cover below

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Episode 23: 1981 Year in Review

On this episode of Return to the ’80s, Robert and Paul welcome Ty Ray, from the Beats and Eats podcast, to the show. The guys Return to 1981, and count down the year’s top songs, movies, and television shows. Also, find out what the biggest selling toys were in 1981, and reminisce on the big news stories of the year.

As this current decade comes to a close, come join us to Return to the greatest decade ever, and check out the awesome year of 1981!


10. “Keep On Loving You” by REO Speedwagon

9. “9 to 5” by Dolly Parton


Top 10 Movies of 1981

10. Time Bandits

9. The Four Seasons

8. For Your Eyes Only

7. Chariots of Fire

6. The Cannonball Run

5. Stripes

4. Arthur

3. Superman II

2. On Golden Pond

1. Raiders of the Lost Ark


8. “I Love a Rainy Night” by Eddie Rabbit

7. “Kiss On My List” by Hall & Oates

Hall & Oates March Madness


Top 10 Television Shows of 1981

10. One Day At a Time
9. M*A*S*H
8. ABC Monday Night Movie
7/6 tie Too Close for Comfort and The Dukes of Hazzard
5. Alice
4. Three’s Company
3. The Jeffersons
2. 60 Minutes
1. Dallas


6. “Celebration” by Kool & the Gang

5. “Jessie’s Girl” by Rick Springfield


Toys

Barbie Perfume Maker
Star Wars figures
Rubik’s Cube

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


4. “(Just Like) Starting Over” by John Lennon

 

3. “Lady” by Kenny Rogers


Sports

NFL
Oakland Raiders beat the Philadelphia Eagles 27-10 – January 25, 1981 at the Louisiana Superdome

NBA

Boston Celtics beat the Houston Rockets 4-2

NHL
New York Islanders defeat the Minnesota North Stars 4-1

MLB
LA Dodgers beat the New York Yankees 4-1

News Events

January 20 52 Americans held hostage in Iran for 444 days freed

March 6 Walter Cronkite signs off of CBS Evening News

March 30 Reagan Assassination attempt

April 18 The Longest Game – Pawtucket Red Sox tie Rochester Red Wings 2-2 in 32 innings (game resumed 23rd June)

May 11 Cats premieres in London

May 13 Assassination attempt on Pope John Paul II

Jun 2 Barbara Walters asks Katharine Hepburn what kind of tree she would be

Jun 5 AIDS Epidemic officially begins when US Centers for Disease Control reports on pneumonia affecting five homosexual men in Los Angeles

Jun 12 Baseball players begin a 50 day strike, their 3rd strike

July 29 Royal Wedding

Aug 1 MTV premieres at 12:01 AM

Aug 3 13,000 Air Traffic Controllers (PATCO) begin their strike; US President Ronald Reagan offers an ultimatum to workers: ‘if they do not report for work within 48 hours, they have forfeited their jobs and will be terminated’

Sep 12 “The Smurfs” animated cartoon series by Hanna-Barbera first broadcasts in North America

Sep 25 Sandra Day O’Connor sworn in as 1st female supreme court justice

Dec 11 Muhammad Ali’s 61st & last fight, losing to Trevor Berbick

Dec 28 1st American test-tube baby, Elizabeth Jordan Carr is born in Norfolk, Virginia

Dec 31 CNN Headline News debuts


2. “Endless Love” by Diana Ross and Lionel Richie

1. “Bette Davis Eyes” by Kim Carnes


Contact

Ty Ray
Twitter – @BeatnEats

Check out Ty Ray and Nick Gelso’s awesome Beats and Eats podcast on:

iTunes (aka Apple Podcasts)
Stitcher
TuneIn
PlayerFM

 

Return to the ’80s

rtt80s.com
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Twitter: @returntothe80s and Robert can be contacted at @mishouenglish
Email: returntothe80s@gmail.com

Also, you can subscribe to the Return to the ’80s podcast on

Apple Podcasts
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Podbean
PlayerFM

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Remember That Song – 5/18/18

Can you name the artist and song:

I don’t know what color your eyes are, baby
But your hair is long and brown


Last Song: “Private Eyes” by Hall & Oates from the album Private Eyes (1981)

Great job SweetPurpleJune, Sherry (@TheSherryThomas), Claude (@claudeingle), and Jim (@JimVilk)!!!

Oh girl, you’ve got to know
What my head overlooks
The senses will show to my heart
When it’s watching for lies

If you’d like to get this song from Amazon, you can click on the album cover below

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Hall & Oates March Madness Tournament: And the winner is…

Out of Touch

Yes, the voters have spoken, and “Out of Touch” is the winner of the Return to the ’80s inaugural tournament – Hall & Oates March Madness. “Out of Touch” defeated “I Can’t Go For That (No Can Do)”, pretty handily 22-10. On the road to this victory, “Out of Touch” defeated “How Does It Feel to Be Back” (51-7), “Method of Modern Love” (15-3), and it’s closest matchup, “Maneater” (11-10).

This tournament was a lot of fun. Thank you so much for voting, and making this worthwhile. We will definitely have another one.

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Hall & Oates March Madness Tournament: Finals

Out of Touch vs. I Can’t Go For That (No Can Do)

Well, here we are. The Hall & Oates Finals! This has been an incredible tournament. For many of us, this has been more exciting than the actual NCAA tournament.
“Out of Touch” reached this round by defeating “Maneater” by a score of 11-10. “Out of Touch” was released as the lead single from Big Bam Boom on October 4, 1984, and it was their last Billboard Hot 100 number-one single, topping the chart for two weeks in December 1984. It also became the duo’s fourteenth consecutive top 40 hit since 1980.

“I Can’t Go For That (No Can Do)” reached the final round by edging out “You Make My Dreams” by a score of 11-9. “I Can’t Go For That (No Can Do)” was released as the second single from their tenth studio album, Private Eyes (1981). The song became the fourth number-one hit single of their career on the Billboard Hot 100 and the second hit single from Private Eyes.

So, which of these #1 songs will get the distinction of being the champion of the Return to the ’80s 2018 March Madness Tournament? Voting is open now, and will close at 12:00pm Eastern on Monday, March 26.

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