Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Party Like It's 1986 5/13/16

All of these songs peaked in the Top 40 or were released in 1986, except the ones with years next to them. (All of those were requests.) This was a lot of fun.


Boston – “Amanda”
Howard Jones – “No One Is to Blame”
R.E.M. – “Fall on Me”
The Smiths – “Panic”
The Waterboys – “The Whole of the Moon”
The Smithereens – “Blood and Roses”
The Fixx – “Secret Separation”
Van Halen – “Why Can’t This Be Love”
David Lee Roth – “Yankee Rose”
Billy Joel – “A Matter of Trust”
The Moody Blues – “Your Wildest Dreams”
Mike + the Mechanics – “All I Need Is a Miracle”
Talking Heads – “Wild Wild Life”
David Bowie – “Blue Jean” (1984)
Eurythmics – “Missionary Man”
Duran Duran – “Notorious”
Shelia E. – “A Love Bizarre”
Prince and the Revolution – “Mountains”
The Bangles – “Manic Monday”
Belinda Carlisle – “Mad About You”
Level 42 – “Something About You”
Peter Gabriel – “Sledgehammer”
Robbie Nevil – “C’est La Vie”
Bananarama – “Venus”
Cameo – “Word Up”
Janet Jackson – “What Have You Done for Me Lately?”
Sly Fox – “Let’s Go All the Way”
Whitney Houston – “How Will I Know”
Madonna – “Papa Don’t Preach”
Wham! – “I’m Your Man”
Wang Chung – “Everybody Have Fun Tonight”
Falco – “Rock Me Amadeus”
Pet Shop Boys – “West End Girls”
Siouxsie and the Banshees – “Cities in Dust”
The Cure – “Just Like Heaven” (1987)
Baltimora – “Tarzan Boy”
The Time – “Jungle Love” (1984)
Prince – “U Got the Look” (1987)
Prince and the Revolution – “Kiss”
Depeche Mode – “People Are People” (1985)
Duran Duran – “Hungry Like the Wolf” (1983)
Beastie Boys – “Fight For Your Right”
Run-DMC – “Walk This Way”
Simple Minds – “Don’t You Forget About Me” (1985)
The Outfield – “Your Love”
Nena – “99 Red Balloons” (1984)
Soft Cell – “Tainted Love/Where Did Our Love Go?” (1982)
The Vapors – “Turning Japanese” (1980)
The Smiths – “Bigmouth Strikes Again”
INXS – “What You Need”
Robert Palmer – “Addicted to Love”
Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark – “If You Leave”
Madonna – “Material Girl” (1985)
Michael Jackson – “Wanna Be Startin’ Something” (1983)
Lionel Richie – “Dancing on the Ceiling”
Nu Shooz – “I Can’t Wait”
The Jets – “Crush on You”
Miami Sound Machine – “Conga”
Whitney Houston – “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” (1987)
Prince and the Revolution – “I Would Die 4 U/Baby I’m a Star” (1984)
Huey Lewis and the News – “I Want a New Drug” (1984)
Ray Parker Jr. – “Ghostbusters” (1984)
Dexy’s Midnight Runners – “Come On Eileen” (1983)
A-Ha – “Take on Me” (1985)
Pat Benatar – “Love Is a Battlefield” (1983)
Hall and Oates – “I Can’t Go for That (No Can Do)” (1982)
Stevie Nicks – “Edge of Seventeen” (1982)
New Order – “Bizarre Love Triangle”
Stacy Q – “Two of Hearts”
Journey – “Girl Can’t Help It”
Phil Collins – “Take Me Home”
Berlin – “Take My Breath Away”
Heart – “These Dreams”

Monday, May 09, 2016

Party Like It's 1999 5/7/16


I Saw the Sign and Prince Tribute Edition

Prince and the New Power Generation – “The Morning Papers”

Prince – “Betcha By Golly Wow”

Prince – “One of Us”

Prince – “Everyday is a Winding Road”

Prince – “The Most Beautiful Girl in the World”

Prince – “Thieves in the Temple”

Prince and the New Power Generation – “My Name Is Prince (Single Edit)”

Prince and the New Power Generation – “Cream”

Prince – “P Control”

Prince and the New Power Generation – “Sexy MF"

Prince and the New Power Generation – “Get Off"

Prince and the New Power Generation – “7"

Prince and the Revolution – “1999 (The New Master)”

Ace of Base – “Don’t Turn Around”

Robyn – “Show Me Love”

Britney Spears – “…Baby One More Time”

Christina Aguilera – “Genie In a Bottle”

Spice Girls – “Spice Up Your Life”

Janet Jackson – “If”

Mark Morrison – “Return of the Mack”

Jay-Z – “Can I Get a…”

Notorious B.I.G. – “Juicy”

Coolio featuring LV – “Gangsta’s Paradise”

Destiny’s Child – “Bills Bills Bills”

TLC – “No Scrubs”

LL Cool J – “Doin’ It”

Ginuwine – “Pony”

Six Mix-A-Lot – “Baby Got Back”

Positive K.– “I Got a Man”

Boyz II Men – “Motownphilly”

En Vogue – “My Lovin’ (You’re Never Gonna Get It)”

C and C Music Factory – “Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)”

RuPaul – “Supermodel”

Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch – “Good Vibrations”

Ace of Base – “the Sign”

Next – “Too Close”

Mariah Carey – “Fantasy”

Michael Jackson – “Black or White”

Letters to Cleo – “I Want You to Want Me”

Barenaked Ladies – “One Week”

Harvey Danger – “Flagpole Sitta”

Third Eye Blind – “Semi-Charmed Life”

Blink 182 – “What’s My Age Again”

Hole – “Celebrity Skin”

Alanis Morissette – “You Oughta Know”

Meredith Brooks – “Bitch”

Ace of Base – “Beautiful Life”

Aqua – “Barbie Girl”

Madonna – “Ray of Light”

Haddaway – “What Is Love”

69 Boyz – “Tootsie Roll”

Lou Bega – “Mambo No. 5”

Salt-N-Pepa – “Let’s Talk About Sex”

DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince – “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Themne”

Will Smith – “Getting Jiggy Wit It”

House of Pain – “Jump Around”

Blur – “Boys and Girls”

Pulp – “Common People”

Jamiroquai - “Virtual Insanity”

Mandy Moore – “Candy”

Ace of Base – “All That She Wants”

Montell Jordan – “This Is How We Do It”

2Pac and Dr. Dre – “California Love”

Notorious B.I.G. featuring Puff Daddy and Ma$e – “Mo Money, Mo Problems”

Skee-Lo – “I Wish”

A Tribe Called Quest – “Scenario”

Beastie Boys – “Sure Shot”

Juvenile – “Back That Azz Up”

Ol’ Dirty Bastard featuring Kelis – “Got Your Money”

Jay-Z – “Hard Knock Life”

Craig Mack – “Flava In Ya Ear (Remix)”

Method Man and Mary J. Blige – “I'll Be There for You/You're All I Need to Get By”

Warren G. and Nate Dogg – “Regulate”

Semisonic – “Closing Time”

Prince and the New Power Generation – “Diamonds and Pearls”

Prince and the New Power Generation – “Nothing Compares 2 U (live)”

Monday, April 25, 2016

A Celebration of Prince 4/23/16

This was pretty cathartic event. Tears were shed, but there was also a lot of dancing in tribute to one of my favorite artists of all time.


"For You" – Prince (1978)
"I Wish U Heaven" – Lovesexy (1988)
"One Of Us" – Emancipation (1996)
"Paisley Park" – Around the World in a Day (1985)
"Sign ‘O’ The Times" (single version) – Sign ‘O’ The Times (1987)
"Dinner With Delores" – Chaos And Disorder (1986)
"Take Me With U" – Purple Rain (1984)
"The Morning Papers" – [Love Symbol] (1992)
"The Most Beautiful Girl in the World" – Single (1994)
"Every Day Is a Winding Road" - Rave Un2 the Joy Fantastic (1999)
"When You Were Mine" – Dirty Mind (1980)
"I Wanna Be Your Lover" – Prince (1979)
"Pop Life" – Around the World In a Day (1985)
"Uptown" – Dirty Mind (1980)
"Fury" – 3121 (2006)
"I Could Never Take Place of Your Man" (single version) – Sign ‘O’ The Times (1987)
"Rock and Roll Is Alive (And It Lives In Minneapolis)" – B-Side of “Gold” single (1995)
"Let's Go Crazy" – Purple Rain (1984)
"1999" – 1999 (1982)
“Raspberry Beret” (12” Mix) – Around the World In a Day (1985)
“Gett Off” – Diamonds and Pearls (1991)
“Sexy MF” – [Love Symbol] (1992)
“Hot Thing” – Sign ‘O’ The Times (1987)
“Computer Blue”/”Darling Nikki” – Purple Rain (1984)
“Little Red Corvette” – 1999 (1982)
Sheila E. – “A Love Bizarre” (1985)
Sheila E. – “The Glamorous Life” (1984)
Chaka Khan – “I Feel For You” (1984)
The Bangles – “Manic Monday” (1986)
The Time – “Jungle Love” (1984)
Sheena Easton – “Sugar Walls” (1985)
“U Got the Look” – Sign ‘O’ The Times (1987)
“Kiss” – Parade (1986)
“Controversy” – Controversy (1981)
“Anotherloverholenyohead” – Parade (1986)
“Electric Chair” – Batman (1989)
“Erotic City” – B-Side of “Let’s Go Crazy” (1984)
“When Doves Cry” – Purple Rain (1984)
“Cream” – Diamonds and Pearls (1991)
“Dirty Mind” – Dirty Mind (1980)
“My Name Is Prince” (single edit) – [Love Symbol] (1992)
“I Would Die 4 U”/“Baby I’m a Star” – Purple Rain (1984)
“Thieves In the Temple” – Graffiti Bridge (1990)
“7” – [Love Symbol] (1992)
“Soft and Wet” – For You (1978)
“Alphabet Street” – Lovesexy (1988)
“Why You Wanna Treat Me So Bad” – Prince (1979)
“P Contol” – The Gold Experience (1995)
Apollonia 6 – “Sexy Shooter” (1984)
Vanity 6 – “Nasty Girl” (1982)
Stevie Nicks – “Stand Back” (1983)
“Mountains” – Parade (1986)
“Rocknroll Loveaffair” - HITNRUN Phase Two (2015)
“Delirious” – 1999 (1982)
“If I Was Your Girlfriend” – Sign ‘O’ The Times (1987)
“Gold” (single edit) – The Gold Experience (1995)
“Partyup” – Dirty Mind (1980)
“Housequake” – Sign ‘O’ The Times (1987)
“Head” – Dirty Mind (1980)
“Diamonds and Pearls” – Diamonds and Pearls (1991)
“The Beautiful Ones” – Purple Rain (1984)
“Nothing Compares 2 U” – The Hits/B-Sides (1993)
“Adore” – Sign ‘O’ The Times (1987)
“Purple Rain” – Purple Rain (1984)
“Sometimes It Snows in April” – Parade (1986)