Totally 80s

Totally 80s

The podcast totally devoted to the greatest decade ever – the 80s! Join host Lyndsey Parker (Yahoo Entertainment Music Editor/SiriusXM Volume Host) and special guests as they discuss the music, movies and pop culture of everyone’s favorite decade.... Show More

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Devo! Dexys Midnight Runners! a-ha? OXO? Who are your favorite one-hit wonders from the decade, and which acts have gotten this tag unfairly? Mega-hit songwriter Sam Hollander joins host Lyndsey Parker (Yahoo Entertainment/SiriusXM Volume) and John Hughes to break it down.

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Death Rock, Darkwave, Goth - whatever you want to call it, we're talking about it this week! Siouxsie! Bauhuas! The Cure and more all come up. Join us...if you dare!

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Do you remember your first time? Special guest Adam Schlesinger (Fountains of Wayne, Ivy, "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" joins host Lyndsey Parker (Yahoo Entertainment/Sirius XM Volume) to talk about the early, formative days of MTV - the videos, the commercials, and the impact it had on 80s kids and pop culture.

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February 13, 2020 62 min

Xanadu! Footloose! Flashdance! Grease 2! The Apple?!? Host Lyndsey Parker (Yahoo Entertainment/SiriusXM Volume) talks movie musicals and the iconic soundtracks that shaped the decade.

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January 30, 2020 55 min

This week, we take grab our Aqua Net, studded leather wrist bands and zebra-striped bandanas and rock out with our favorite hair metal bands! Host Lyndsey Parker (Yahoo Entertainment Music Editor/SiriusXM Volume) shouts at the devil and chats about Poison, LA Guns, Motley Crüe, Ratt and much more. Who's still credible and who's just plain fun? Listen and tell us!

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Everybody's got a bomb, we could all die any day...so let's dance! Join host Lyndsey Parker (Yahoo Entertainment Music Editor and SiriusXM Volume Host) as we talk about how the music of the 80s put the anxiety of the time to a dance beat. Nena, Men At Work, Prince, and many more join the party at Ground Zero.

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January 2, 2020 56 min

This week, the focus is on the undisputed Queen of Pop, the Material Girl herself, Madonna. We explore the good, the bad and everything in-between, from her early days in the NYC music scene, to her triumphant turn in "Desperately Seeking Susan", the glory of "Like A Prayer" and more obscure gems like..."Gambler"?? Host Lyndsey Parker (Yahoo Entertainment Music Editor and SiriusXM Volume Host) is your guide ...

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December 16, 2019 66 min

Transitioning to the MTV era was tough for some artists from the 1970s , but others went all in, going full New Wave. Hear who pulled it off and who didn't quite hit the bullseye, including Alice Cooper, the Steve Miller Band, Lindsey Buckingham and...the Village People! Geek out down the New Wave rabbit hole with host Lyndsey Parker (Yahoo Entertainment Music Editor and SiriusXM Volume Host).

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