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Chris and Henry are on an continuing journey to visit the past, wrestle it into the unexpurgated present, … and perhaps give it the context it deserves. Joined by their social media director Megan, they review 5 albums for each month of the 80s and nail down whether or not you should dig these out AGAIN!

Chris and Henry are on an continuing journey to visit the past, wrestle it into the unexpurgated present, … and perhaps give it the context it deserves. Joined by their social media director Megan, they review 5 albums for each month of the 80s and nail down whether or not you should dig these out AGAIN!

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Chris and Henry are on an continuing journey to visit the past, wrestle it into the unexpurgated present, … and perhaps give it the context it deserves. Joined by their social media director Megan, they review 5 albums for each month of the 80s and nail down whether or not you should dig these out AGAIN!

Twitter:

@80sExposed

Language:

English

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Episodes

OCTOBER 1983: Genesis, Lionel Richie, Culture Club, Cyndi Lauper, Nick Heyward

6/30/2022
Just in time for your July 4th weekend! October 1983 records include one from our Patron subscribers! Was this the genesis of the rise of Genesis or the genesis of the decline of Genesis? Should it be "Color by Numbers" in the US? Was Lionel Richie's "Can't Slow Down" a "Thriller lite"? Nick Heyward? Who was that? Cyndi Lauper - did she popularize punk/alternative for the masses? Genesis | Genesis Can't Slow Down | Lionel Richie Colour by Numbers | Culture Club North of a Miracle |...

Duration:01:03:41

RETRO REWIND! From The Archives: APR '80: Judas Priest, Pete Townsend, X, The Feelies, Budd/Eno

6/9/2022
New episodes are on the way - but here's one you might have missed from the early days of 80s Exposed (2018) - We've grown a lot in 4 years - and learned a lot too!!! This one was a favorite from before many of you found us! Megan hadn't even joined us yet! Find us on the web! www.80sMusicExposed.com Breakdowns on - The Feelies - Crazy Rhythms Judas Priest - British Steel Pete Townshend - Empty Glass X - Los Angeles Eno/Budd - Ambient 2: The Plateaux of Mirror We love Buzzsprout! -...

Duration:01:02:12

SEPTEMBER 1983: Mötley Crüe, Tom Waits, UB40, Pylon, MTUME

5/26/2022
Try finding the keyboard shortcuts for the two dots in MOTLEY CRUE (I refuse). Like champs, we just come back to blow your mind once again with selection from the stack for SEPTEMBER 1983. Stick your hand in the (non-bargain) bin to have a look at these again! Welcome to the only podcast to DARE to put this line up on the same show: Shout at the Devil | Motley Crue Swordfishtrombones | Tom Waits Labour of Love | UB40 Chomp | Pylon Juicy Fruit | MTUME The podcast with guts: 80s Music...

Duration:01:00:43

CLASSIC ALBUM EPISODE: Let's Dance by David Bowie

4/15/2022
Special episode on the massively commercially successful David Bowie album Let's Dance, his first for EMI America, released 39 years ago - in April of 1983. After signing a 17 million dollar contract, he chose a fresh new producer in Nile Rodgers, and history was made! We talk about the importance of Let's Dance to the cultural moment, and prattle on about whether it's worth your time. Guess what we say ? We love Buzzsprout! - Sign up to do your own podcast project using this link,...

Duration:00:56:52

AUGUST 1983: Billy Joel, XTC, OMD (Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark), AC/DC, Bad Brains

4/1/2022
Seen any good TV lately? Take some BC or STANBACK POWDER and try to ignore The Slap heard around the world, and focus on an episode chock full of LETTER BAND NAMES! VISIT: 80sMusicExposed.com! Which of these statements is true: a) Henry now loves Billy Joel. b) Every podcast now mentions XTC somewhere. c) Dazzle Ships is underrated. An Innocent Man | Billy Joel Mummer | XTC Flick of the switch | AC/Dc Dazzle Ship | OMD Rock for a light | Bad Brains We love Buzzsprout! - Sign up to...

Duration:01:02:42

JULY 1983: Metallica, Big Country, Pink Floyd, Robert Palmer, Zapp

2/25/2022
Back to a regular format show, featuring albums from JULY 1983!! Questions answered include: Was Metallica a thrash metal band? Were those bagpipes on the Big Country albums? Was The Final Cut really a Pink Floyd album? Was Robert Palmer defined by his biggest hits? What and who was ZAPP? Kill em All | Metallica The Crossing | Big Country The Final Cut | Pink Floyd Pride | Robert Palmer ZAPP III | Zapp Apple MUSIC Playlist link! We love Buzzsprout! - Sign up to do your own...

Duration:01:01:29

CLASSIC ALBUM EPISODE: Madonna by Madonna

2/4/2022
Attention Material Girls, and all others! The long-awaited Madonna episode is here! As we get together to pass judgment on Madonna's solo album from 1983, its ALSO an opportunity to discuss how Madonna does 2022, the Instagram era, ageism, and her seismic impact on 1983 and culture since then! Happy 2022 everyone! We love Buzzsprout! - Sign up to do your own podcast project using this link, which supports our show, and gets YOU a $20.00 Amazon gift...

Duration:00:56:09

JUNE 1983: Talking Heads, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Midnight Star, Donna Summer, The Church

1/7/2022
Holidays are over, but we keep on givin'! Megan, Henry, and Chris throw down on records from JUNE 1983! All will be revealed!!!! Speaking In Tongues | Talking Heads Texas Flood | Stevie Ray Vaughn No Parking on the dance floor | Midnight Star She Works Hard for the Money | Donna Summer Seance | The Church SPOTIFY PLAYLIST LINK We love Buzzsprout! - Sign up to do your own podcast project using this link, which supports our show, and gets YOU a $20.00 Amazon gift...

Duration:00:59:42

May 1983: The Fixx, Iron Maiden, New Order, Billy Bragg, Kenny Rogers

12/24/2021
WE ARE STILL GOING! Just in time for your holiday, a new edition of 80sX comes atcha! FOR MAY 1983, what do we have for thee? Reach the Beach | The Fixx Piece of Mind | Iron Maiden Power Corruption and Lies | New Order Life's a Riot with Spy... | Billy Bragg Eyes That See In The Dark | Kenny Rogers We love Buzzsprout! - Sign up to do your own podcast project using this link, which supports our show, and gets YOU a $20.00 Amazon gift...

Duration:01:02:00

APRIL 1983: REM, B-52s, Violent Femmes, Sparks, Aztec Camera

11/5/2021
We are up to April 1983 (alt-April?)- and there are as many 80s albums falling into our laps like rain. (Maybe like leaves since we are recording in the fall?) Henry, Chris, and Megan catch these five albums from April of 1983!!! Whammy! | B-52's Murmur | R.E.M. In Outer Space | Sparks Violent Femmes | Violent Femmes High Land, Hard Rain | Aztec Camera Spotify LINK We love Buzzsprout! - Sign up to do your own podcast project using this link, which supports our show, and gets YOU a...

Duration:01:01:22

MARCH 1983: ZZ Top, New Edition, Quiet Riot, Tears for Fears, Spandau Ballet

9/24/2021
Henry, Chris, and Megan jump in, hang on, and go back to the bin to cover albums from March 1983! Eliminator | ZZ Top Candy Girl | New Edition Metal Health | Quiet Riot The Hurting | Tears for Fears TRUE | Spandau Ballet Spotify Link We love Buzzsprout! - Sign up to do your own podcast project using this link, which supports our show, and gets YOU a $20.00 Amazon gift card: https://www.buzzsprout.com/?referrer_id=138874 If you dig our work, and wanna throw us a bone to keep the...

Duration:01:03:40

CLASSIC ALBUM REVIEW: SYNCHRONICITY by The Police

8/13/2021
A FULL EPISODE dedicated to the Final Album By The Police - Synchronicity! Who was Scylla and Charybdis? Megan, Chris, and Henry get Gordy another beer and discuss one of the biggest albums of the 80s by The Police! We love Buzzsprout! - Sign up to do your own podcast project using this link, which supports our show, and gets YOU a $20.00 Amazon gift card: https://www.buzzsprout.com/?referrer_id=138874 If you dig our work, and wanna throw us a bone to keep the lights on - Become a...

Duration:00:58:30

FEBRUARY 1983 : U2, Journey, Echo & the Bunnymen, Styx, The Ramones

7/23/2021
February brings us the battle of the vocalists! We put Bono, Steve Perry, Ian McCullough, and yes uh..... Dennis DeYoung (?) in the ring to duke it out! Who prevails? Who referees? Who has the gloves on? Who doesn't? Also somehow we review ANOTHER Ramones album? Frontiers | Journey War | U2 Porcupine | Echo & the Bunnymen Kilroy Was Here | Styx Subterranean Jungle | The Ramones Spotify Link We love Buzzsprout! - Sign up to do your own podcast project using this link, which supports...

Duration:01:01:22

JANUARY 1983 : Def Leppard, Eurythmics, Alabama, Bryan Adams, Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson

6/11/2021
Henry, Chris and Megan kick the doors down on 1983, and decide which of these albums from January 1983 are worth listening to. Was 1983 the year of the raspy voice? Did Foghorn Leghorn like Alabama or Def Leppard more? Albums considered are: Pyromania | Def Leppard Sweet Dreams | Eurythmics Pancho and Lefty | Merle Haggard /Willie Nelson The Closer You get | Alabama Cut's Like A Knife | Bryan Adams Spotify link (try YouTube music for the Poncho and Lefty album) We love Buzzsprout! -...

Duration:00:57:42

1982 YEAR END BEST OF!!!

5/14/2021
After entirely too many weeks of challenges, Chris and Henry and Megan throw down and FINALLY close out 1982, holding court on all that fell into our earholes, and preparing to plunge upward to the year 1983!!!! We love Buzzsprout! - Sign up to do your own podcast project using this link, which supports our show, and gets YOU a $20.00 Amazon gift card: https://www.buzzsprout.com/?referrer_id=138874 If you dig our work, and wanna throw us a bone to keep the lights on - Become a member of...

Duration:01:05:09

DECEMBER 1982: INXS, Neil Young, Eddy Grant, Joe Jackson, The Motels

4/9/2021
Dec. 1982 - The world knows technology is coming - undercurrents of suspicion and some worry about where this is headed, and some think it’s just a cute new boyfriend/girlfriend. Wesley Willis wore an Eddy Grant costume! Killer on the Rampage | Eddy Grant Trans | Neil Young Shabooh Shoobah | INXS All Four One | The Motels Night and Day | Joe Jackson We love Buzzsprout! - Sign up to do your own podcast project using this link, which supports our show, and gets YOU a $20.00 Amazon gift...

Duration:01:01:35

NOVEMBER 1982: Tom Petty, Led Zeppelin, Lionel Richie, John Cale, Orange Juice

3/26/2021
Henry, Chris and Megan start shutting down the year with: Everyone must be hungry! Spotify Link CODA | Led Zeppelin Music For A New Society | John Cale Lionel Richie | Lionel Richie Rip It Up | Orange Juice Long After Dark | Tom Petty We love Buzzsprout! - Sign up to do your own podcast project using this link, which supports our show, and gets YOU a $20.00 Amazon gift card: https://www.buzzsprout.com/?referrer_id=138874 Become a member of 80s Music Exposed on PATREON:...

Duration:00:57:51

CLASSIC ALBUM REVIEW: THRILLER - Michael Jackson

3/5/2021
The long-awaited and eagerly anticipated reckoning with THRILLER by Michael Jackson is here! Chris, Henry, and Megan deal with the best selling album of all time, and discuss the cultural impact of Michael Jackson on the world, and his tarnished legacy. We love Buzzsprout! - Sign up to do your own podcast project using this link, which supports our show, and gets YOU a $20.00 Amazon gift card: https://www.buzzsprout.com/?referrer_id=138874 If you dig our work, and wanna throw us a bone...

Duration:00:59:49

OCTOBER 1982: Prince, Marvin Gaye, Hall & Oates, Culture Club, Donald Fagan

2/19/2021
In October 1982, masters of the craft swung for the fences - in a bid for artistic, commercial and critical success. ….and another band showed up also. Chris, Henry, and Megan help you decide which was which from this month in a decade that mattered! The Nightfly | Donald Fagan 1999 | Prince Midnight Love | Marvin Gaye H2O | Hall & Oates Kissing To Be Clever | Culture Club SPOTIFY LINK - OCTOBER 1982 ***We love Buzzsprout, the BEST podcast service provider! - Sign up to do your OWN...

Duration:00:50:46

SEPTEMBER 1982: Peter Gabriel, The Who, Kenny Loggins, Rush, Kate Bush

2/5/2021
King me! September brings us royalty with records from the 80s Art Rock King and Queen, The 80s Soundtrack King, the Kings of Progressive Rock, and the Kings of Hard Rock! This ain't chess, this is 80s Music Exposed! What famous 90s rock band stole their entire sound from Kenny Loggins? Click and inquire within! It's Hard | The Who High Adventure | Kenny Loggins Signals | Rush The Dreaming | Kate Bush Security | Peter Gabriel SPOTIFY - SEPT 1982 ***We love Buzzsprout, the BEST...

Duration:01:04:14