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A podcast that looks back at the music that shaped our lives from the 80s

A podcast that looks back at the music that shaped our lives from the 80s
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United States

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A podcast that looks back at the music that shaped our lives from the 80s

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English

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818-922-8472


Episodes

1982 KROQ Countdown Song Numbers 50 to 41

5/17/2019
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A lot to unravel in this episode. Tattoos on Jews, John Cusack or Adam Levine, Stan Ridgway singing inside a pot full of beans and we learn about King Cotton and Roscoe's Rap. It's all inside our KROQ countdown from 1982 as we discuss song 50 to 41. Follow along on our What Difference Does It Make Spotify playlist https://bit.ly/2IXJFdl This podcast is sponsored by The Infatuation Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wddim/message

Duration:00:47:35

Mother's Day Part 2 Episode 41 What Difference Does It Make

5/10/2019
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There's a lot to love about this episode, bad singing, long bus rides, Welcome Back Kotter, Carly Simon and of course our Moms. We talk about the songs that helped shape our lives through song. Happy Mother's Day! You mean the world to us. Follow along on our What Difference Does It Make Spotify Mother's Day playlist https://spoti.fi/2USvEjs This podcast is sponsored by The Infatuation Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wddim/message

Duration:00:39:18

Mother's Day Part 1 Episode 40 What Difference Does It Make

5/3/2019
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In this very special episode, Dave and Holly take a break from the 80s to salute our moms. We discuss the music that our Moms introduced us to and in Holly case, music she passed on to her children. These are songs that influenced and helped shape who we are today. This is the first part of a two part episode. Listen to all the music discussed on our What Difference Does It Make Spotify Mother's Day playlist https://spoti.fi/2USvEjs This podcast is sponsored by Anchor Send in a voice...

Duration:00:34:51

1982 KROQ Countdown Song Numbers 60 to 51 Episode 39

4/26/2019
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Holly and Dave try to get water? milk? blood? from a turnip in this episode and discuss Inglorious Bastards, Area Codes, prank phone calls and Simon, Holly's WAZE guy. We also manage to discuss songs 60 to 51 from KROQ's original 1982 year end list. You can hear the music on the "What Difference Does It Make podcast" Spotify playlist https://bit.ly/2IXJFdl This podcast is sponsored by The Infatuation Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wddim/message

Duration:00:30:34

1982 KROQ Countdown Song Numbers 70 to 61 Episode 38

4/19/2019
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Dave and Holly have an "interesting" episode. They begin by wondering if the word "interesting" is an effective word to describe something of interest. Holly gives a shout out to her most interesting high school teacher, Holly quizzes Dave on interesting Australian colloquialisms and we also manage to talk about music and the interesting songs that came out of KROQ in 1982. Follow along with us on our Spotify "What Difference Does It Make Podcast" playlist. This podcast is sponsored by The...

Duration:00:33:52

1982 KROQ Countdown Song Numbers 79 to 71 Episode 37

4/12/2019
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In this episode Holly and Dave discuss how nice it would be to be Nick Lowe and unexpectedly receive a million dollar check for a song you wrote 20 years ago. Dave worries about parking on the dance floor while hanging out at the record machine. He also annoys Holly by putting "The" in front of every band name like "The Adam and The Ants". Give a listen to all songs discussed on the What Difference Does It Make Spotify playlist. This podcast is sponsored by The Infatuation Send in a voice...

Duration:00:17:12

1982 KROQ Countdown Song Numbers 90 to 80 Episode 36

4/5/2019
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After a month hiatus due to St. Patrick's Day and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Holly and Dave are back at it going back to 1982 and talking about the songs we heard back in 1982 on KROQ Roq of The 80s in Los Angeles. In this episode we go through songs 90 to 80. We realize that the Translator's "Everywhere That I'm Not" would not be as effective in the social media era, Dave learns that Mink Deville, much like Pink Floyd and Jethro Tull is a band name and not an actual person in the band,...

Duration:00:31:06

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees 2019 Part 2 Episode 35

3/28/2019
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In anticipation of the 2019 Inductees, Dave and Holly spend most of their time talking about wanting to see Janet and Def Leppard in Vegas and The Cure in Australia. Dave struggles with the spelling of Leppard and Holly struggles with trying to guess the individual's that will induct each artist into the Rock Hall. Dave also gets to fanboy on Radiohead and Holly gets to fangirl on The Cure. Hear the music on the "What Difference Does It Make" Spotify playlist. This podcast is sponsored by...

Duration:00:43:18

Rock Hall Inductees Class of 2019 Part 1 Episode 34

3/22/2019
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Dave and Holly talk about the the seven Inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for 2019. In this epsisode, we start off our conversation with Winger(?!?) and ending it with MTV's Real World. In between, we do manage to talk about our love for Stevie Nicks, The Zombies and Roxy Music. Holly desperately tries to guess which artist(s) have been assigned to officially do the induction speech for the ceremony. You can listen to some of our favorite songs from the artists on our Spotify...

Duration:00:25:51

St. Patrick's Day Part 2 Episode 33

3/15/2019
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Dave and Holly celebrate Lá Fhéile Phádraig or St. Patrick's Day as some of you might call it by realizing they can't pronounce a lick of Gaelic. We fail to pronounce the names Feargal Sharkey (of The Undertones) or Liam Ó Maonlaí (of Hothouse Flowers) correctly. Dave even fails to remember that Declan Patrick MacManus now known as Elvis Costello might have a bit of Irish blood running through him. We do however, remember many of the great songs as we pay homage to some of our favorite Irish...

Duration:00:30:59

St. Patrick's Day Part 1 Episode 32

3/8/2019
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Two Jews from the San Fernando Valley talk about St. Patrick's Day and the music they love. Holly speaks of her love of U2 and experience visiting Dublin while Dave wants to have whisky in the jar or perhaps a pint (or two) of Sally Maclennane in hand whilst singing the Pogues classic tune. We also learn about the origin of the holiday and how to pronounce An Cat Dubh. Listen to the music on the "What Difference Does It Make" Spotify playlist Send in a voice message:...

Duration:00:24:04

1982 KROQ Countdown 100-91 Part 2 Episode 31

3/1/2019
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Simon LeBon may have said being on a boat for Duran Duran's Rio video was a joke but Holly and Dave knew this something to aspire to. We should all look this good whilst sailing. The real joke was the "Sex" song by Berlin. And there was nothing funny about German band Trio singing about not being loved, nor was Sparks being funny while being Eaten By The Monster Of Love. It's all under discussion on this episode of "What Difference Does It Make." Listen to the music on our Spotify...

Duration:00:25:51

1982 KROQ Countdown 106.7 to 101 Part 1 Episode 30

2/22/2019
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Dave and Holly talk about the songs that we heard on KROQ in 1982. The first song on the list "I Had Sex With ET" by Barnes and Barnes leads into a podcast within our podcast, "Movie Talk" with Dave and Holly. We eventually start talking about some of our favorite artists including The Clash, Joe Jackson and Squeeze. Follow along on the Spotify playlist This podcast is sponsored by The Infatuation Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wddim/message

Duration:00:31:02

Valentine's Day Part 2 Episode 29

2/14/2019
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Happy Valentine's Day! Dave and Holly talk about just a few of their favorite love songs from the 80s. Dave almost cries reading a Bruce Springsteen lyric and we also talk Grammys and Holly's favorite loves; Bryan Adams and Adam Levine. Hear all songs discussed on our Spotify playlist This podcast is sponsored by The Infatuation Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wddim/message

Duration:00:38:50

Valentine's Day 80s Music Favorites Episode 28

2/6/2019
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Holly and Dave discuss their favorite songs of love from the 80s. Dave starts with an homage to singer/songwriter James Ingram and Holly uses this opportunity to talk more about The Cure and we wonder what exactly is a Bizarre Love Triangle. Follow along on our Spotify playlist. This podcast is sponsored by The Infatuation Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wddim/message

Duration:00:32:59

Freddy Snakeskin of KROQ Interview Part 3 Episode 27

1/25/2019
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In the final of our 3 part interview with Freddy Snakeskin. We talk about more about the air talent including Richard Blade and Swedish Egil and the beginning of the end for the ROQ of the 80s format. Freddy discusses his flip to MARS FM and once again landing back at KROQ HD2 ROQ of the 80s This podcast is sponsored by The Infatuation Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wddim/message

Duration:00:26:43

Freddy Snakeskin of KROQ Interview Part 2 Episode 26

1/16/2019
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Freddy Snakeskin talks about helping the innovator of the "ROQ of the 80s" format, Rick Caroll manage KROQ and then taking over for Rick and becoming the Program Director. Freddy also discusses the amazing on air talent including Rachel Donahue, Dusty Street, Jed The Fish, Rodney Bingenheimer and Sam Frees. We also touch upon the infamous KROQ trips to Hawaii. This podcast is sponsored by The Infatuation Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wddim/message

Duration:00:18:43

Freddy Snakeskin of KROQ Interview Part 1 Episode 25

1/9/2019
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Holly and Dave get to interview one of their radio heroes, the one and only Freddie Snakeskin, air talent and PD for KROQ Roq of the 80s. In part 1, Freddie talks about his origin story and the cast of characters that helped shape the station. This podcast is sponsored by The Infatuation Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wddim/message

Duration:00:23:32

80s Holiday Music Part 4 What Difference Does It Make Episode 24

12/21/2018
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Dave talks most about what he loves, which is Christmas Pop Culture as Holly plays the part of the Grinch. It's A Wonderful Christmas Podcast! Listen to our Spotify playlist https://spoti.fi/2QIOOLD This podcast is sponsored by The Infatuation Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wddim/message

Duration:00:37:31

80s Holiday Music Part 3 What Difference Does It Make Episode 23

12/14/2018
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It's Christmas Time. There's no need to be afraid. And yet, Holly has a hard time accepting this joyous holiday. We talk lyrical content, the wonder that is "Do They Know It's Christmas" and the Action/Christmas movie "Die Hard" This podcast is sponsored by The Infatuation Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wddim/message

Duration:00:34:54