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Remember That Song – 2/28/13

Can you name the artist and song:

Take it hip to hip rock it through the wilderness
Around the world the trip begins with a kiss


Last Song: “Chain Reaction” by Journey

I bet you, she’d like to say
She’s changed you, in every way
She’s so sure
Now she’s on the run
She ran a red light
you jumped the gun

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Remember That Song – 2/25/13

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

And this time I know it’s for real
The feelings that I feel
I know if I put my mind to it
I know that _ ______ ___ __ __


Last Song: “25 or 6 to 4” by Chicago

Great job Jim!!

Here is a live version of the song most people are familiar with:

And here is the updated 1986 version from Chicago 18 – the first Chicago album without Peter Cetera:

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Remember That Song – 2/14/13

Can you name the artist and song:

Ooh you’re like the sun,
Chasing all of the rain away,
When you come around you bring a brighter day


Last Song: “Crush On You” by The Jets

Great job Kickin’ it Old School (@oldschool80s), Kids Inc Daily (@kidsincdaily) and @RICANROLL!!

Shes always talkin when she should be listenin’
Can’t keep a secret
To save her life
But still I trusted her with all I felt inside

And courtesy of @kidsincdaily:

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The 10 Best Love Songs From ’80s Movies

Stuck in the ’80s found a list of The 10 Best Love Songs From ’80s Movies at the site Flavorwire. Here is the list from Flavorwire:

10. “Up Where We Belong” — Joe Cocker & Jennifer Warnes [An Officer and a Gentleman, 1984]
9. “Edge of Forever” — Dream Academy [Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, 1986]
8. “Cry Little Sister” — Gerard McMann [Lost Boys, 1987]
7. “In the Air Tonight” — Phil Collins [Risky Business, 1983]
6. “If You Leave” — OMD [Pretty in Pink, 1986]
5. “Power of Love” — Huey Lewis & The News [Back to the Future, 1985]
4. “Don’t You Forget About Me” — Simple Minds [The Breakfast Club, 1985]
3. “(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life” — Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes [Dirty Dancing, 1987]
2. “Take My Breath Away” — Berlin [Top Gun, 1986]
1. “In Your Eyes” — Peter Gabriel [Say Anything, 1989]

You can check out the Stuck in the ’80s page to get their thoughts on each song from the list.

Instead of commenting on these songs, I decided to create my own list:

Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now” – Starship [Mannequin, 1987] – This #1 smash hit was my favorite song at the time it came out. Until I overplayed it.

Crazy For You” – Madonna [Vision Quest, 1985] – Oh how we long for the days when Madonna won us over with her talent instead of relying too much on shock value.

Arthur’s Theme (The Best That You Can Do)” – Christopher Cross [Arthur, 1981] – Christopher Cross had an incredible start to his career, which peaked with this song. This instantly brings me back to the early ’80s. Love it!

Surrender to Me” – Ann Wilson and Robin Zander [Tequila Sunrise, 1988] – Awesome combination of powerhouse Ann Wilson of Heart and Robin Zander of Cheap Trick. One of my favorite duets of the ’80s. I liked this song a million times more than the movie itself.

Heaven in Your Eyes” – Loverboy [Top Gun, 1986] – Berlin had the smash hit ballad from Top Gun with “Take My Breathe Away” – which I never understood. I love Berlin, but hate that boring song. I much prefer this ballad from Loverboy.

St. Elmo’s Fire Love Theme (For Just a Moment)” – David Foster [St. Elmo’s Fire, 1985] – The instrumental version of this song was the one that was played on the radio. But, I love the song with the lyrics. This was also the theme song for our Junior prom, so I have a soft spot for this.

If You Leave” – OMD [Pretty in Pink, 1986] – Great, classic ’80s sound.

Almost Paradise” – Mike Reno and Ann Wilson [Footloose, 1984] – The second song with Ann Wilson in a movie ballad duet. This was a great song off of a great soundtrack. Ann sounds awesome with Loverboy’s Mike Reno.

The Glory of Love” – Peter Cetera [The Karate Kid Part II, 1986] – Wow, Peter Cetera and Chicago could co-exist separately! I could not get enough of this song when it came out. I remember constantly listening to this song at the beach throughout the summer of ’86.

 

In Your Eyes” – Peter Gabriel [Say Anything, 1989] – The ultimate ’80s love song from an ultimate ’80s movie. You don’t need to know how to play guitar and sing in order to serenade a girl. Just pop this song in your boombox, blast it, hold the radio over your head, and hope for the best.

So what are some of your favorite love songs from ’80s movies?

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Remember That Song: 2/13/13

Can you name the artist and song:

Shes always talkin when she should be listenin’
Can’t keep a secret
To save her life
But still I trusted her with all I felt inside


Last Song: “Sweet Freedom” by Michael McDonald who turned 61 yesterday

Great job Kickin’ it Old School (@oldschool80s) and Kids Inc Daily (@kidsincdaily)!!

Shine your light on me
You are the magic
You’re right where I wanna be

and courtesy of @kidsincdaily:

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Remember That Song: 1/10/13

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

We can’t afford to be innocent
Stand up and face the enemy
It’s _ __ __ ___ _________


Last Song: “Modern Love” by David Bowie

Great job Jim and White Wedding (@WhiteWedding80s)!

I’m lying in the rain
But I never wave bye-bye
But I try, I try
Never gonna fall for

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Remember That Song: 12/21/12

Can you name the artist and song:

My love, tell me what it’s all about
You’ve got something that I can’t live without


Last Song: “Walking On Sunshine” by Katrina and the Waves

Great job Jim and Kids Inc Daily (@kidsincdaily)!!

Now I don’t want you back for the weekend, not back for a day (no no no)
I said baby I just want you back and I want you to stay

And courtesy of @kidsincdaily:

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Remember That Song: 12/20/12

Can you name the artist and song:

Now I don’t want you back for the weekend, not back for a day (no no no)
I said baby I just want you back and I want you to stay


Last Song: “It’s Not Over (Til It’s Over)” by Starship

Great job Kids Inc Daily (@kidsincdaily)!!

The odds are against us
They say we don’t stand a chance
But there’s no giving up, no giving in

And courtesy of @kidsincdaily:

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Remember That Song: 12/19/12

Can you name the artist and song:

The odds are against us
They say we don’t stand a chance
But there’s no giving up, no giving in


Last Song: “Mixed Emotions” by The Rolling Stones:

Button your lip baby
Button your coat
Let’s go out dancing

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Remember That Song: 12/17/12

Can you name the artist and song:

Now she don’t even know my name
But I think she likes me just the same


Last Song: “Walk the Dinosaur” by Was (Not Was):

Open the door, get on the floor
Everybody Walk the Dinosaur

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