Style of the Decade (March 30, 2015)

Style of the Decade does the ’80s this week in a special two-hour show! (This is being posted a day late because I am a forgetful person.) As you can see, I may have a particular fondness for 1981.

Set List:

  • Hit Me With Your Best Shot–Pat Benatar (1980)
  • Another One Bites the Dust–Queen (1980)
  • Under Pressure–Queen & David Bowie (1981)
  • In the Air Tonight–Phil Collins (1981)
  • Don’t You Want Me–The Human League (1981)
  • Down Under–Men at Work (1981)
  • Jessie’s Girl–Rick Springfield (1981)
  • I Love Rock ‘n Roll–Joan Jett & the Blackhearts (1981)
  • Don’t Stop Believin’–Journey (1981)
  • Eye of the Tiger–Survivor (1982)
  • Cold War–Styx (1983)
  • Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)–Eurythmics (1983)
  • Every Breath You Take–The Police (1983)
  • Uptown Girl–Billy Joel (1983)
  • Cruel Summer–Bananarama (1984)
  • Livin’ on a Prayer–Bon Jovi (1986)
  • You Give Love a Bad Name–Bon Jovi (1986)
  • It’s the End of the World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)–R.E.M. (1987)
  • Beds are Burning–Midnight Oil (1987)
  • Pour Some Sugar on Me–Def Leppard (1987)
  • Tweeter and the Monkey Man–Travelling Wilburys (1988)
  • Like a Prayer–Madonna (1988)
  • Poison–Alice Cooper (1989)
  • I Want It All–Queen (1989)
  • We Didn’t Start the Fire–Billy Joel (1989)

Got a suggestion for next week’s show? Leave it in the comments!

Style of the Decade (March 9, 2015)


Vinyl is back in, and we here at WMWC are totally into it! Today on Style of the Decade, we took a look at some tracks from the records we’ve got buried here in the station. There are plenty more records here, so I’ll probably be doing this again. For now, though, here’s the setlist:

California Dreamin’–The Mamas and the Papas (If You Can Believe Your Eyes and Ears: 1966)

Good Lovin’ Gone Bad–Bad Company (Straight Shooter: 1975)

Feel Like Making Love–Bad Company (Straight Shooter: 1975)

Rock n Roll Fantasy–Bad Company (Desolation Angels: 1979)

Mr. Roboto–Styx (Kilroy Was Here: 1983)

Cold War–Styx (Kilroy Was Here: 1983)

Any Way You Want It–Journey (Departure: 1980)

Walks Like a Lady–Journey (Departure: 1980)

Mamma Mia–ABBA (ABBA: 1975)

Does Your Mother Know–ABBA (Voulez-Vous: 1979)

Waterloo–ABBA (Waterloo: 1974)

Voulez-Vous–ABBA (Voulez-Vous: 1979)

Hell–Squirrel Nut Zippers (Hot: 1996)