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Revenge of the 80s Radio - Hour 2

Chris Cordani

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Revenge of the 80s Radio - Hour 2

Revenge of the 80s Radio - Hour 2

Chris Cordani

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The 80s Are Back -- With a Vengeance

Latest Episodes

Sept 18-24: Songs about Food & Drink

This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, we play songs about food and drink, eating and imbibing, going out to dinner or a barbecue with tracks from Spit Enz, The Dead Milkmen, Dr. Feelgood, Lone Justice, Bad Manners, Trio and many more classic alternative artists. (Hour 2)Help keep Revenge of the 80s going strong: Check our our Revenge of the 80s Teespring Store https://teespring.com/stores/revenge-of-the-80s-store

54 min6 d ago
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Sept 18-24: Songs about Food & Drink

Sep 11-17: with Brian Mannix of the Uncanny X-Men

This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, Brian Mannix of the Uncanny X-Men talks with Chris as he and The Androids are set to soon release their collaboration album: Hit Me. During our conversation, Mannix tells us about how the Uncanny X-Men formed, stories from the road, the time when someone shot at him, when he drove a Grand Prix race care, the day he kicked a tough-guy movie star in the sack and whether he may one day appear in a Marvel X-Men movie.

54 min1 w ago
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Sep 11-17: with Brian Mannix of the Uncanny X-Men

Sep 4-10 Hour 2: Classic Alt artists from Scotland

The 80s are back - and with a Claymore! On this week's Revenge of the 80s Radio, we play music from Scottish artists of the classic alternative era including Rose McDowall, Orange Juice, Big Country, Fish, The Armoury Show, The Associates and many more.

54 min2 w ago
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Sep 4-10 Hour 2: Classic Alt artists from Scotland

Aug 28-Sep 3 Hour 2: with Cidny Bullens

This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, Cidny Bullens talks with Chris upon the release of his first album as Cidny: Walkin’ Through This World. You might remember Cidny when he was Cindy Bullens, star backup singer to the likes of Elton John, featured on the Grease soundtrack and through her own solo work. Cidny discusses his music, his transition, his life, how Cindy broke into the music business and thoughts on the album.

54 min3 w ago
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Aug 28-Sep 3 Hour 2: with Cidny Bullens

Aug 21-27 Hour 2: Our UNCUT interview with Hazel O'Connor

2020 marks the 40th anniversary of the movie Breaking Glass. Hazel O’Connor, who starred in and wrote the soundtrack for the acclaimed movie, is with us on Revenge of the 80s Radio this week. This is the UNCUT podcast version of our conversation - without the time constraints of the regular radio show.Hazel discusses world travels before singing with her brother’s The Flys, her pre-Breaking Glass jobs, how she got the part of “Kate,” how Breaking Glass’ production was almost halted, her music, evolution as an artist, dealing with the lockdowns, her livestreams and new music. Hazel also reveals she turned doewn a very famous and accomplished artist who offered to help her write the Breaking Glass soundtrack.

59 minAUG 22
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Aug 21-27 Hour 2: Our UNCUT interview with Hazel O'Connor

Aug 14-20 Hour 2: With Geoff Blythe of Dexy's, The Bureau, TKO Horns, G.I. Blythe...

Saxophone Legend Geoff Blythe of Dexy’s Midnight Runners, The Bureau, TKO Horns and many other projects joins host Chris Cordani. We look back at Blythe’s career beginning with Geno Washington’s Ram Jam Band, working with Kevin Rowland to build Dexy’s sound and horn section, co-founding The Bureau, working closely with Kevin Archer, forming TKO Horns with Big Jim Paterson, The Neighborhood, forming G.I. Blythe, working with Black 47, starting up the Samsonite Gypsies and a new version of “Keep It” he recorded with Kevin Archer.

54 minAUG 15
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Aug 14-20 Hour 2: With Geoff Blythe of Dexy's, The Bureau, TKO Horns, G.I. Blythe...

August 7-13 Hour 2: Classic Alternative Artists From Germany

This week, we play music from German New Wavers of the 80s, many of them part of the Neuve Deutshe Welle movement, featuring tracks from #Nena, #Trio, The Spider Murphy Gang, Spliff, Hubert Kah, Alphaville and many more.

54 minAUG 8
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August 7-13 Hour 2: Classic Alternative Artists From Germany

Jul 31-Aug 6 Hour 2: With Toni Basil on her online dance classes, career and new recordings

Toni Basil talks with Chris about her Zoom online dance classes. Yes, you can learn 60s-era dance moves from Basil, who Quentin Tarantino calls “The Goddess of Go-Go,” by signing up for her Sunday, August 2nd online class through Toni’s website: tonibasil.net. This is the last in her most recent series, but Toni says there will be more to come. Last week’s session featured a dance tribute to James Brown; this week’s will feature a salute to Tina Turner. You can also register for Toni's online dance class for August 2nd here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_tpeLhuWAQK-5Uzl9DG1GRQAlso, Toni recorded new versions of “Hey, Mickey” and “Shoppin’ A to Z.”During our conversation, Toni talks about the dances she will be teaching in the Zoom classes; we look back at when her singing, dancing, acting and choreography career; we discuss her work in the ’60s with movies, dance and music legends, her acting roles including a major part in “Easy Rider,” dancing as an original member of The Lockers, music video choreography, movie choreography (including the 2019 Tarantino blockbuster “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” and, of course, dance.

54 minAUG 1
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Jul 31-Aug 6 Hour 2: With Toni Basil on her online dance classes, career and new recordings

Jul 24-30 Hour 2: By the Numbers

This week Revenge of the 80s Radio is up: we play songs from the classic alternative era with numbers in the title. From zero to one million, we play numerically-oriented tracks from Hazel O’Connor, The Professionals, X, Strawberry Switchblade, Dexy’s Midnight Runners and many more

54 minJUL 25
Comments
Jul 24-30 Hour 2: By the Numbers

Jul 17-23 Hour 2: With Paul Collins on his new book and archival music collection

Paul Collins opens up about his personal life and musical adventures as chronicled in his new autobiography: I Don’t Fit In: My Wild Life Through the Power Pop Trenches with The Nerves and The Beat. Paul takes us back to his younger days bring raised in different parts of the world (including wartime Vietnam), his love for music, the early days, forming the Nerves, the Breakaways, the rise of The Beat and how his experiences shaped Collins into who he is today. Paul also reached back into his archives of demos and outtakes on cassettes, remastered them and selected a bunch for a special collection: Another World: The Best of the Archives.

54 minJUL 18
Comments
Jul 17-23 Hour 2: With Paul Collins on his new book and archival music collection

Latest Episodes

Sept 18-24: Songs about Food & Drink

This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, we play songs about food and drink, eating and imbibing, going out to dinner or a barbecue with tracks from Spit Enz, The Dead Milkmen, Dr. Feelgood, Lone Justice, Bad Manners, Trio and many more classic alternative artists. (Hour 2)Help keep Revenge of the 80s going strong: Check our our Revenge of the 80s Teespring Store https://teespring.com/stores/revenge-of-the-80s-store

54 min6 d ago
Comments
Sept 18-24: Songs about Food & Drink

Sep 11-17: with Brian Mannix of the Uncanny X-Men

This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, Brian Mannix of the Uncanny X-Men talks with Chris as he and The Androids are set to soon release their collaboration album: Hit Me. During our conversation, Mannix tells us about how the Uncanny X-Men formed, stories from the road, the time when someone shot at him, when he drove a Grand Prix race care, the day he kicked a tough-guy movie star in the sack and whether he may one day appear in a Marvel X-Men movie.

54 min1 w ago
Comments
Sep 11-17: with Brian Mannix of the Uncanny X-Men

Sep 4-10 Hour 2: Classic Alt artists from Scotland

The 80s are back - and with a Claymore! On this week's Revenge of the 80s Radio, we play music from Scottish artists of the classic alternative era including Rose McDowall, Orange Juice, Big Country, Fish, The Armoury Show, The Associates and many more.

54 min2 w ago
Comments
Sep 4-10 Hour 2: Classic Alt artists from Scotland

Aug 28-Sep 3 Hour 2: with Cidny Bullens

This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, Cidny Bullens talks with Chris upon the release of his first album as Cidny: Walkin’ Through This World. You might remember Cidny when he was Cindy Bullens, star backup singer to the likes of Elton John, featured on the Grease soundtrack and through her own solo work. Cidny discusses his music, his transition, his life, how Cindy broke into the music business and thoughts on the album.

54 min3 w ago
Comments
Aug 28-Sep 3 Hour 2: with Cidny Bullens

Aug 21-27 Hour 2: Our UNCUT interview with Hazel O'Connor

2020 marks the 40th anniversary of the movie Breaking Glass. Hazel O’Connor, who starred in and wrote the soundtrack for the acclaimed movie, is with us on Revenge of the 80s Radio this week. This is the UNCUT podcast version of our conversation - without the time constraints of the regular radio show.Hazel discusses world travels before singing with her brother’s The Flys, her pre-Breaking Glass jobs, how she got the part of “Kate,” how Breaking Glass’ production was almost halted, her music, evolution as an artist, dealing with the lockdowns, her livestreams and new music. Hazel also reveals she turned doewn a very famous and accomplished artist who offered to help her write the Breaking Glass soundtrack.

59 minAUG 22
Comments
Aug 21-27 Hour 2: Our UNCUT interview with Hazel O'Connor

Aug 14-20 Hour 2: With Geoff Blythe of Dexy's, The Bureau, TKO Horns, G.I. Blythe...

Saxophone Legend Geoff Blythe of Dexy’s Midnight Runners, The Bureau, TKO Horns and many other projects joins host Chris Cordani. We look back at Blythe’s career beginning with Geno Washington’s Ram Jam Band, working with Kevin Rowland to build Dexy’s sound and horn section, co-founding The Bureau, working closely with Kevin Archer, forming TKO Horns with Big Jim Paterson, The Neighborhood, forming G.I. Blythe, working with Black 47, starting up the Samsonite Gypsies and a new version of “Keep It” he recorded with Kevin Archer.

54 minAUG 15
Comments
Aug 14-20 Hour 2: With Geoff Blythe of Dexy's, The Bureau, TKO Horns, G.I. Blythe...

August 7-13 Hour 2: Classic Alternative Artists From Germany

This week, we play music from German New Wavers of the 80s, many of them part of the Neuve Deutshe Welle movement, featuring tracks from #Nena, #Trio, The Spider Murphy Gang, Spliff, Hubert Kah, Alphaville and many more.

54 minAUG 8
Comments
August 7-13 Hour 2: Classic Alternative Artists From Germany

Jul 31-Aug 6 Hour 2: With Toni Basil on her online dance classes, career and new recordings

Toni Basil talks with Chris about her Zoom online dance classes. Yes, you can learn 60s-era dance moves from Basil, who Quentin Tarantino calls “The Goddess of Go-Go,” by signing up for her Sunday, August 2nd online class through Toni’s website: tonibasil.net. This is the last in her most recent series, but Toni says there will be more to come. Last week’s session featured a dance tribute to James Brown; this week’s will feature a salute to Tina Turner. You can also register for Toni's online dance class for August 2nd here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_tpeLhuWAQK-5Uzl9DG1GRQAlso, Toni recorded new versions of “Hey, Mickey” and “Shoppin’ A to Z.”During our conversation, Toni talks about the dances she will be teaching in the Zoom classes; we look back at when her singing, dancing, acting and choreography career; we discuss her work in the ’60s with movies, dance and music legends, her acting roles including a major part in “Easy Rider,” dancing as an original member of The Lockers, music video choreography, movie choreography (including the 2019 Tarantino blockbuster “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” and, of course, dance.

54 minAUG 1
Comments
Jul 31-Aug 6 Hour 2: With Toni Basil on her online dance classes, career and new recordings

Jul 24-30 Hour 2: By the Numbers

This week Revenge of the 80s Radio is up: we play songs from the classic alternative era with numbers in the title. From zero to one million, we play numerically-oriented tracks from Hazel O’Connor, The Professionals, X, Strawberry Switchblade, Dexy’s Midnight Runners and many more

54 minJUL 25
Comments
Jul 24-30 Hour 2: By the Numbers

Jul 17-23 Hour 2: With Paul Collins on his new book and archival music collection

Paul Collins opens up about his personal life and musical adventures as chronicled in his new autobiography: I Don’t Fit In: My Wild Life Through the Power Pop Trenches with The Nerves and The Beat. Paul takes us back to his younger days bring raised in different parts of the world (including wartime Vietnam), his love for music, the early days, forming the Nerves, the Breakaways, the rise of The Beat and how his experiences shaped Collins into who he is today. Paul also reached back into his archives of demos and outtakes on cassettes, remastered them and selected a bunch for a special collection: Another World: The Best of the Archives.

54 minJUL 18
Comments
Jul 17-23 Hour 2: With Paul Collins on his new book and archival music collection
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