Alternative 80s
Alternative 80s
Mar 8, 2020
Episode #199 - True One Hit Wonders and The Greatness You Missed
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Welcome to March, avid listeners! Springtime here in the states, a time of awakening and renewal as winter attempts to hold areas in her icy grip to no avail. With that in mind, we're going to visit those true one hit wonders from the 80's. While some of these bands may have had a bit of a chart showing in their home countries after a smash hit, overall they never got past the winter of their chart success. It's a shame, because these bands still had a lot to offer, which we'll share in this podcast. Enjoy!

Track Listing:

1) Jackie Wilson Said (I'm In Heaven) - Dexy's Midnight Runners

2) TV - Flying Lizards

3) Mind Of A Toy

4) News At Ten - The Vapors

5) Anitina (The First Time I See Her Dance) - M.A.R.R.S.

6) Runaway - Freur

7) Babydoll - Laurie Anderson

8) Hurt - Re-Flex

9) Moonlight And Muzak - M

10) Wonderland - Big Country

11) Johnny Friendly - JoBoxers

12) John Wayne Is Big Leggy - Haysi Fantayzee

13) Six Months In A Leaky Boat - Split Enz

14) High Time - Icicle Works

15) Paint By Number Heart - Martha And The Muffins

16) Pop Goes the World - Men Without Hats

17) The Plastic Age - The Buggles

18) You're The Only Love - Payola$

19) Let It All Hang Out - The Nails

20) Far Side Of Crazy - Wall Of Voodoo

21) The Man With The Four-Way Hips - Tom Tom Club

22) Milk From The Coconut - Toto Coelo

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