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Remember That Song – 6/18/20

Can you name the artist and song:

What you need is a big strong hand
To lift you to your higher ground


Last Song: “The Waiting” by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers from the album Hard Promises (1981)

Great job Jim (@imjlkr) and Lori (@ThreezkyMusic)!!!

Every day you get one more yard
You take it on faith, you take it to the heart

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Remember That Song – 2/6/20

Can you name the artist and song:

Diamond rings
And all those things
They never sparkle like your smile


Last Song: “Don’t Do Me Like That” by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers from the album Damn The Torpedoes (1980)

Great job Adora (@Adora2000),Lisa (@gabbyg89), ⓐⓝⓨ ⓜⓐⓙⓞⓡ ⓓⓤⓓⓔ (@ENewill), Adele (@adelecw), and Danny C. (@SteelPen525)!!!

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

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Remember That Song – 3/26/18

We have another full week of Remember That Song ahead of us! Thanks again to Del for putting this together! Don’t forget to follow Del’s radio show at https://www.facebook.com/WEDM80sat8/. You can also go to WEDM, to listen to the “The 80s at 8” radio show live at 8am EST on Saturdays and Sundays. You can also find the show in the Tunein and NextRadio apps.

Can you name the artist and song:

We got everything you want honey, we know the names
We are the people that can find whatever you may need


Last Song: “You Got Lucky” by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers from the album Long After Dark (1982)

You put a hand on my cheek
And then you turned your eyes away
If you don’t feel complete
If I don’t take you all of the way then go

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

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Remember That Song: 10/19/17

Can you name the artist and song:

We just want to dance here
Someone stole the stage
They call us irresponsible
Write us off the page


Last Song: “Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around ” by Stevie Nicks & Tom Petty from the album Bella Donna (1981)

Great job Jim (@JimVilk)!!!!

I know you really want to tell me good-bye
I know you really want to be your own girl
Baby you could never look me in the eye
Yeah you buckle with the weight of the words

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Remember That Song: 10/24/16

Can you name the artist and song and complete the lyrics:

Don’t know what I was thinkin’ of
I guess I just wasn’t to bright
Well, I sure hope I do better
Next weekend on ___ _____ __ _____


Last Song: “Don’t Come Around Here No More” by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers from the album Southern Accents (1985)

Great job Aurora (@OddPastyChick)!!!

I don’t feel you any more
You darken my door
Whatever you’re looking for

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Top 40 Songs This Week – January 5, 1980: Songs 30-21


Welcome back to this weeks Countdown! If you missed the first 10 songs, you can still check them out. We have a pretty good variety of music today. We have Pop, Rock, and R&B. Oh, and maybe a little bit of…Disco [shudder]. So, let’s get to it, and Return to the week ending January 5, 1980. On with the countdown!

30. “Chiquitita” by Abba


Unfortunately, in the U.S., Abba is mainly known for “Dancing Queen.” But, they were much more than that. They were a very good pop band. This was a nice song, which was their first single from the Voulez-Vous album.

29. “Déjà Vu” by Dionne Warwick


I think Dionne Warwick had many other songs that were better than this one. But, this song did win her a Grammy for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance. In a couple of weeks from now, Dionne Warwick, along with Glen Campbell, would host a 2 hour special called Solid Gold ’79. It was a 2 hour special which counted down the top 50 songs of 1979. It was so successful that in the fall of this year, Solid Gold would become a weekly series, hosted by Dionne Warwick.

28. “Third Time Lucky (First Time I Was a Fool)” by Foghat


This isn’t a bad song by the classic rock band Foghat, from their Boogie Motel album. It’s definitely no “Slow Ride,” but it’s definitely a good late ’70s song.

27. “Damned if I Do” by The Alan Parsons Project

British prog-rock band The Alan Parsons Project were beginning to catch on in the States at this point. In the late ’70s/early ’80s, they were actually more popular in the U.S. than in their own home country. This is a pretty good song if you are into progressive rock.

26. “Take the Long Way Home” by Supertramp


I’m sorry, but for some reason, Supertramp really irritates me. They had a string of hits in the ’70s, but whenever they come on the radio, and can’t turn the station fast enough.

25. “Sara” by Fleetwood Mac

I love Fleetwood Mac, especially the Stevie Nicks songs. This is a nice ballad from the band’s Tusk album.

24. “Don’t Let Go” by Isaac Hayes

Yes kids, before he voiced Chef on South Park, Isaac Hayes was a huge Soul singer and songwriter. He co-wrote Dionne Warwick’s “Déjà Vu” from earlier in this countdown. He also co-wrote “Soul Man,” which was first performed by Sam & Dave, then further popularized by The Blues Brothers. And, of course, he is best known for providing the musical score for the 1971 movie Shaft, and won the Best Original Song Academy Award for the “Theme from Shaft.” This made him the third African-American, after Sidney Poitier and Hattie McDaniel, to win an Academy Award in any competitive field.

23. “Wait for Me” by Hall & Oates

Well you can’t go wrong with a countdown that has a Hall & Oates song. I was not familiar with this one, but I do like it. This was from their 8th studio album, X-Static.

22. “Don’t Do Me Like That” by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

I kind of have to be in the mood for Tom Petty in order to listen to a lot of his music. After playing this song for the countdown, I discovered that I’m not in one of those moods today..

21. “No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)” by Barbra Streisand and Donna Summer

Let’s put it this way, this song finally gets better when the DISCO kicks in at the 1:45 mark. Yes, Disco actually improved this song. Thank you Donna Summer!

This song was recorded for Streisand’s album, Wet. It was also a new track on Donna Summer’s greatest hits album, On the Radio: Greatest Hits Volumes 1 & 2.


That wraps up the countdown for today. Today wasn’t a bad day, but I’m hoping tomorrow will be better. I know that I love 4 of the songs that are coming up tomorrow, and I’m not familiar with 6 of them. Maybe will discover more awesome music tomorrow. See you then!

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Remember That Song – 9/9/13

Can you name the artist and song:

Feelin’ that feelin’ again
I’m playin’ a game I can’t win


Last Song: “Jammin’ Me” my Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

Great job Robert (@mishouenglish)!!

Take back your insurance
Baby nothin’s guaranteed

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