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Remember That Song – 11/23/21

Can you name the artist and song:

Look out world you know I’ve got mine
She got Latin roots
She got everything

Last Song: “Dr. Feelgood” by Mötley Crüe from Dr. Feelgood (1989)

Great job J-Dub, Adora (@Adora2000), Craig (@cdennis0130), Lisa (@gabbyg89), and Rodney (@RjSchuchman)!!!

Rat-tailed Jimmy is a second hand hood
He deals out in Hollywood
Got a ’65 Chevy primered flames
Traded for some powdered goods

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20 Album Challenge – Day 11

The 20 Day Album challenge continues. Today’s pick is Shout At the Devil by Mötley Crüe.


Thanks to MTV, Shout at the Devil was my introduction to Mötley Crüe. The music rocked, and was different from anything else that was out there. Unlike the Theatre of Pain and Girls, Girls, Girls albums that followed, every song on Shout at the Devil was great.

After this album came out, my mom was buying me a new tape. She asked if I wanted this one or Van Halen’s 1984. “Jump” was all the rage at the time, so I think she was hoping I would go for that one. But, I went with Shout at the Devil. I loved the way “In the Beginning” started off the album and went into “Shout At the Devil”. At the time I got this album, the only songs I knew were the title track and “Looks That Kill”. I ended up loving every song on here. This was also my introduction to “Helter Skelter,” which I fell in love with. My parents didn’t own any Beatles album post Rubber Soul, and the only Beatles songs that played on rock radio were “Come Together” and “Get Back.” I also loved “Red Hot” and “Too Young to Fall in Love.” And just as “Love’s a Bitch” made me feel baddass that I had an album with a swear in the title with Quiet Riot, I felt the same with “Bastard” on this one. I still love this album, and would be in the running for a desert island pick.

Here is the album on Spotify:

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Remember That Song – 10/31/19

Can you name the artist and song:

All I want is to be left alone in my average home
But why do I always feel like I’m in the Twilight Zone

Last Song: “Dr. Feelgood” by Motley Crue from the album Dr. Feelgood (1989)

Great job Popoki Golf and Travel Photography (@popokiphoto) and Adora (@Adora2000)!!!

Cops on the corner always ignore
Somebody’s getting paid
Jimmy’s got it wired, law’s for hire
Got it made in the shade

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Remember That Song – 10/1/19

Can you name the artist and song:

Sometimes I wanna give up
I wanna give in
I wanna quit the fight

Last Song: “Smokin’ in The Boys Room” by Mötley Crüe from the album Theatre of Pain (1985)

Great job Adora (@Adora2000) and Richard (@RichardAnsara)!!!

Sittin’ in the classroom, thinkin’ it’s a drag
Listening to the teacher rap, just ain’t my bag

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Remember That Song – 8/2/19

Can you name the artist and song:

You shouldn’t mess with me
I’ll ruin everything you are
You know, I’ll give you television
I’ll give you eyes of blue

Last Song: “Girls, Girls, Girls” by Mötley Crüe from the album Girls, Girls, Girls (1987)

Great job Brent (@jonbrent13) and Lisa (@gabbyg89)!!!

Friday night and I need a fight
My motorcycle and a switchblade knife

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Remember That Song – 7/10/19

Can you name the artist and song:

All the world’s a candy store
He’s been trick or treatin’

Last Song: “Girls, Girls, Girls” by Mötley Crüe from the album Girls, Girls, Girls (1987)

Great job Brent (@jonbrent13), David (@daviddwwalker), Lillian (@LilliBug93), BeagleLife72 (@TiffanyNGroce72)!!!

Crazy Horse, Paris, France
Forget the names, remember romance

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Episode 26: The Dirt

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Good friends, Lizzie and Paul, are diggin’ The Dirt – the Mötley Crüe movie on Netlfix. Lizzie, of the Liz Laugh Cry podcast, is a Millennial who has a love of the ’80s. Check out this episode as Lizzie and Paul discuss The Dirt, and have a blast talking 80s music, and pop culture across both generations. Come join in on the fun!

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Remember That Song: 10/4/17

Can you name the artist and song:

For everything I long to do
No matter when or where or who
Has one thing in common, too

Last Song: “Shout at the Devil” by Mötley Crüe from the album Shout At the Devil (1983) in honor of Tommy Lee, who turned 55 yesterday.

He’s the tear in your eye
Been tempted by his lie
He’s the knife in your back
He’s rage

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Top 40 Songs This Week: August 8, 1987 – Songs 30-21

Welcome back as the countdown continues. If you missed the first 10 songs, you can go back and check them out. In the early ’80s, radio was quite diverse. Disco was still winding down, and there were a lot of singer/songwriter, rock, and pop tunes. In the late ’80s, the Top 40 countdowns were still diverse. There was a good combination of pop, rock, and R&B. And today’s list is no exception. So, let’s go back to the good ole days, and Return to the week ending August 8, 1987, and go on with the countdown.

30. “Point of No Return” by Exposé

Often imitated, but never duplicated! This pioneering female freestyle group had an incredible start, landing four top 10 hits from their debut album, Exposure. And this was one of them.

29. “When Smokey Sings” by ABC

Am I the only one that thinks this video would be awesome if it featured Jackie Gleason, Burt Reynolds, and Jerry Reed from Smokey and the Bandit?

28. “Doing It All For My Baby” by Huey Lewis & The News

Not one of my favorite Huey Lewis songs. But man, were the videos fun back then! The music doesn’t even start until over 3 1/2 minutes in!

27. “Something So Strong” by Crowded House

Much like Exposé, Crowded House got off to a strong start, turning out hits like this and “Don’t Dream It’s Over” from their debut album.

26. “Hearts On Fire” by Bryan Adams

Yes, people born post ’80s, Bryan Adams had more hits than “Summer of ’69” and “Cuts Like a Knife”. For example…this song! I can’t get enough of it.

25. “Living In a Box” by Living In a Box

Often, the question comes up, Can you name a song with the same name as its artist? This, Night Ranger, and Danger Danger are always my go-to’s. This song has that classic ’80s pop sound.

24. “Girls, Girls, Girls” by Mötley Crüe

Meh. If you want to listen to some real Crüe, go back to their first 2 albums – Too Fast For Love and Shout At the Devil.

23. “Can’t We Try” by Dan Hill and Vonda Shepard

Music whiplash! We go from a rocker to a slow duet ballad. There were a lot of great duets in the ’80s, and this is definitely one of them.

22. “I’d Still Say Yes” by Klymaxx

Another ballad I remember slow dancing to back in those high school days.

21. “Love Power” by Dionne Warwick and Jeffrey Osborne

We wrap up today with a classy song. This song was written by Burt Bacharach and Carole Bayer Sager. I love both Dionne Warwick’s and Jeffrey Osborne’s voices. And together, they sound great.

Well, we’re halfway through the countdown. What do you think so far? Do you have any favorites, or are there any surprises that you had forgotten about? Let me know.

Episode (Turn it up to) 11: This is Spinal Tap


We welcome Scott Compton back to the show as we geek out over the classic rockumentary, This is Spinal Tap! In the spirit of rock and roll, this episode’s Play this, Not That features Mötley Crüe. There is also a new Remember That Song, and the ’80s Trivia is still up for grabs. Come give us a listen as we walk that fine line between stupid and clever.
Also, feel free to email us your thoughts about Spinal Tap, or anything 80s. We would love to hear from you! We can be reached at returnto80s@gmail.com.
Enough of my yakkin’. Whaddaya say? Let’s boogie!


– Welcome back, Scott Compton
– We had somebody scheduled to sit in the 4th chair, but he is no longer with us. The official explanation is that he choked on vomit. We just don’t know whose.
– Tesla talk

Shall We Play a Game?

Remember That Song

Last Song: “Sentimental Street” by Night Ranger
I know what you’re thinking / Cause I’ve been there myself / I’ve
been kicked so many times / I don’t know nothing else / Still I noticed your urgency / I recognized the flair / That you got from chasing all those East coast dares

Winner: James Herington

New Song: But I know the neighborhood / The talk is cheap, but the story is good / And tales grow taller on down the line

’80s Trivia

What brokerage firm’s name, when mentioned in TV ads, silenced entire rooms of people?

Play This, Not That

Mötley Crüe

Instead of “Smokin’ in the Boys Room”

Play “Live Wire”

– Mötley Crüe talk

Main Topic: This is Spinal Tap

– Turn it up to 11
– Other Christopher Guest mockumentaries
– Synopsis
– “Big Bottom”
– Scott’s synopsis
– Our take on which bands influenced this movie
– Our favorite scenes (which is basically the entire movie) and lines
– The Curse of the Spinal Tap Drummer
– Awesome pre-CGI flashback scenes
– Supporting cast
– DVD opening
Spinal Tap lawsuit
– English teacher, Mr. Mishou educates us on the Shelley and Byron reference
– Music
– Jeanine
– Nigel’s guitar solos
– Did people think this was real?
– More of our favorite lines


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