November 5th Thursday! Come On Back to…1982!
 1.  Dexy's Midnight Runners- Come On, Eileen
 2.  Trio- Da Da Da (I Don't Love You, You Don't Love Me)
(TV: Square Pegs)
 3.  The Nails- 88 Lines about 44 Women
 4.  Laura Branigan- Gloria
(News: Pres Reagan on fixing "sick economy")
 5.  Dire Straits- Industrial Disease
(News: Reagan on new Soviet leader, Andropov)
 6.  The Monochrome Set- Jet Set Junta
(News:Prime Minister Thatcher on The Falklands War)
 7.  Duran Duran- Rio
(News:high unemployment and interest rates)
 8.  Billy Joel- Pressure
 9.  The Church- The Unguraded Moment
(TV: Square Pegs: introducing The Waitresses!)
10. The Waitresses- I Know What Boys Like
November 4th Wednesday! It’s an 11 year old set from…2004!
 1.  U2- Vertigo
 2.  Franz Ferdinand- Take Me Out
(News: Dan Rather reports colorfully on election results)
 3.  Modest Mouse- Float On
 4.  Green Day- American Idiot
(TV: Oprah w/ Trump from the Apprentice)
 5.  Rilo Kiley- Portions for Foxes)
(TV: Donald Trump-The Apprentice. "You're Fired")
 6.  Motion Worker- Chicka Boom Boom Boom)
(News: Kerry-Bush )
 7.  The Killers- Somebody Told Me
(Movie: Garden State)
 8.  The Shins- New Slang
 (Movie: Million Dollar Baby)
 9.  Loretta Lynn & Jack White- Portland, Oregon
(News: Dan Rather reports colorfully on election results)
10: Keane- Everybody's Changing
November 3rd Tuesday! Let’s Hit…1992!
 1.   The Sugarcubes- Hit
(Movie: Aladdin)
 2.  Red Hot Chili peppers- Breaking the Girl
(News: Prince Charles and Di split)
 3.  Thomas Dolby- I Love You, Goodbye
(News: Prince Charles and Di split)
 4.  Annie Lennox- Money Can't Buy It
(News: Rodney King)
 5.  Black Crowes- Remedy
(News: Pres Bush gets sick at Japanese Prime Minister's dinner)
 6. Stone Temple Pilots- Wicked Garden
(Mov: Aladdin/ TV: Seinfeld)
 7.  Kd Lang- Constant Craving
(Movie: League of Their Own)
 8.  REM- Drive
 9.  Technotronic- Move This
(TV: SNL Sinead O'Connor rips pope/Barney loves you)
10: Cracker- Teen Angst (What The World Needs Now)
November 2 Going back to 1975!
 1.  Nils Lofgren- Goin' Back
 2.  Bob Dylan- Shelter from the Storm
 3.  Earth Wind and Fire- Shining Star
 4.  Paul McCartney and Wings- Venus and Mars/ Rock Show
 5.  Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel- Make me Smile (Come Up and See Me)
 6.  Fleetwood Mac- Say You Love Me
 7.  Bruce Springsteen- She's the One
 8.  Alice Copper- Department of Youth
 9.  Parliament- If It Don't Fit, Don't Force It
10. Sweet- Ballroom Blitz
October 30th The Annual Happy Halloween!
  1. Danny Elfman- This is Halloween
  2. Alice Cooper- Welcome to My Nightmare
  3. The Toyes- Monster Hash
  4. Screamin’ Jay Hawkins- I put a spell on you
  5. The cramps- I was a teenage werewolf
  6. ministry- everyday is Halloween
  7. Johnny Otis- Castin’ My Spell
  8. Don Hinson & The Rigamorticians- Riboflavin- Flavored Non-Carbonated
  9. Bauhaus- Bela Lugosi’s Dead
October 29: 1987

(Movie: Fatal Attraction – Alex (Glenn Close) “I’m not going to be ignored.”)
1. Depeche Mode – Strange Love [Not available on rdio]
(Movie: Dirty Dancing – Johnny Castle (Patrick Swayze) “Nobody puts baby in a corner.”)
2. Bryan Ferry – Kiss and Tell
(Movie: Dirty Dancing -Baby (Jennifer Grey) dances with Johnny)
3. Gene Loves Jezebel – Motion of Love
4. George Harrison – Got My Mind Set On You
(Movie: Dirty Dancing – Johnny & Baby talk about the ladies in his past)
5. The Dukes of Stratosphear – Vanishing Girl
6. Michael Jackson – The Way You Make Me Feel
(Movie: Dirty Dancing – Johnny & Baby’s rainy day chat)
7. The Alarm – Rain In the Summertime
8. John Mellencamp – Paper And Fire
(News: Jim & Tammy Faye Bakker on PTL sex scandal)
9. XTC – Dear God
(News: Jim Bakker on The Assemblies of God & possible return to the pulpit )
10. The Godfathers – Birth, School, Work, Death (B.O.S!)
(News: Tammy Faye Baker – “It’s better than a psychologist”)

October 28th A Trip Back to the Not so Distant 2000!
  1. A3- Woke Up This Morning
  2. Bob Dylan- Things have changed
  3. Everclear- Wonderful
  4. Coldplay- Yellow
  5. Dandy Warhols- Bohemian Like you
  6. Ben Harper- Steal My kisses
  7. U2- In a Little While
  8. Aimee Mann- Red Vines
  9. Fastball- You’re an Ocean
  10. Green Day- Warning
October 27th back to out “Gov as Terminator” days in 1991!!
  1. Dire Straits- The Bug
  2. Bonnie Raitt- Something to Talk About
  3. Crowded House- it’s only natural
  4. Primal Scream- Movin’ on Up
  5. Stone Roses- Waterfall
  6. Tom Petty- Into the Great Wide Open
  7. Big Audio Dynamite- Rush
  8. Metallica- Enter Sandman
  9. Pearl Jam- Even Flow
  10. The Divinyls- I  Touch Myselff
October 26th Lets Boogie back to…1974!
  1. Kool and the Gang- Jungle Boogie
  2. Stevie Wonder- Boogie on Reggae Woman
  3. Joni Mitchell- Help Me
  4. Raspberries- Overnight Sensation
  5. David Bowie- Diamond Dogs
  6. Elton John- The Bitch is Back
  7. Redbone- Come and Get Your Love
  8. Steely Dan- Rikki Dont lose that Number
  9. Richard and Linda Thompson- I want to see the bright lights tonight
  10. Lou Reed- Intro/Sweet Jane
October 23rd: Freedom Fried in…2003!

(Mov: Pirates of the Caribbean)
1.  White Stripes – Seven Nation Army (B.O.S. Tie)
(Mov: How To Lose A Guy in 10 Days)

2.  Jet – Are You Gonna Be My Girl

3.  The Thrills – Big Sur
(TV: Arrested Development)

4.  Jack Johnson – Times Like These

5.  No Doubt – It’s My Life
(News: War in Iraq/ Dixie Chicks protest

6.  Dixie Chicks – Landslide
(TV: Interview with Dixie Chicks)

7.  Radiohead – There There
(Mov: Pirates of the Caribbean)

8.  Aqualung – Brighter Than Sunshine

9.  Jayhawks – Save It For a Rainy Day (B.O.S Tie)
(TV: The Daily Show Lewis Black-Freedom Fries, etc)

10. Liam Lynch – United States of Whatever

October 22nd: A Well Rounded Set from…1989!!

1) Roy Orbison- You Got It

2) Del Amitri- Kiss This Thing Goodbye
(News: DC Call Boy Ring)

3) XTC- King For A Day
(George Bush: I’m The president & I won’t eat broccoli!)

4) Replacements- I’ll Be You

5) Bob Mould- See A Little Light
(News: Exxon Valdez)

6) Chris Rea- The Road To Hell (Part 2) (B.O.S! tie) [Not available on rdio]

7) Tracy Chapman- Crossroads
(TV: Seinfeld)

8) Lou Reed- Dirty Blvd. (B.O.S! tie)
(Movie: Do The Right Thing)

9) De La Soul- Me Myself and I

10) Tears For Fears- Sowing The Seeds Of Love

October 21st: Landing Back in 1969!


1. The Stooges- 1969

(TV Mayberry RFD is pre-empted by coverage

2. Credence Clearwater Revival- Fortunate

3. Dusty Springfield- Son of a Preach Man

(News: Jim Morrison charged with indecent exposure after Door show in Florida)

4. The Doors- Touch Me

(AD: Mountain Dew -“So full of energy it will knock your socks off!”)

5. The Jackson 5- I Want You Back

6. Diana Ross &The Supremes- Someday Well Be Together

7. R.B. Greaves- Take a Letter Maria

8. Three Dog Night- One (B.O.S-Tie!)

(Movie:Cactus Flower- “Well, I’m Happy Together”)

Nilsson- Everybody’s Talkin’ (B.O.S- Tie!)

(Movie: Midnight Cowboy – Joe “Ah ain’t a for-real cowboy” Buck & Enrico “Ratso” Rizzo)

10. The Who- We’re Not Gonna Take It/See me. Feel Me

Outro: TV: Sesame Street Theme


October 20th: Bringing You Back to 1981!


1. Santana- Winning

2. Blasters- I’m Shakin

3. Frankie and the Knockouts- Sweetheart

4. Human League- Love Action (I believe in love)

5. Pretenders- Message of Love

6.Gap Band- Burn Rubber On Me (Why you wanna hurt me)

7. Tom Petty- A Women in Love (It’s Not Me)

8. Adam Ant- Antmusic

9. Rick Springfield- I’ve Done Everything For You

10. The Clash- This is Radio Clash

October 19th Time Bombed Back to….1995!!!



1. Rancid- TIme Bomb

2. Weezer- Say it Ain’t So

(Movie: The Brady Bunch Movie)

3. Elastica- Connection

(News Connie Chung and Dan Rather Part Ways)

4. Natalie Merchant- Carnival

5. John Prine- I Ain’t Hurting Nobody (B.O.S-Tie!)

(Movie: The Brady Bunch Movie)

6. Garbage- Stupid Girl

7. Counting Crows- Einstein on the Beach

8. Annie Lennox- Train in Vain

(Movie- Clueless)

9. Pulp- Common People

(Movie- Clueless)

10. No Doubt- Just a Girl

October 16th: Hazy Shades of 1987

(Movie: Wall Street – Gordon Gekko – Greed Is Good!)
1. U2 – Bullet The Blue Sky
(News: Investment Advice)
2. Julian Cope – World Shut Your Mouth
(Movie: Lost Boys-“death by stereo”)
3. INXS – Need You Tonight
4. Echo & the Bunnymen – Lips Like Sugar
(Movie: Less Than Zero-Julian & Clay)
5. The Bangles – Hazy Shade Of Winter
(Movie: Less Than Zero – Trailer)
6. Pet Shop Boys – It’s A Sin
(News: PTL Church scandal, Jim & Tammy Faye Bakker)
7. Bruce Springsteen – Brilliant Disguise
(Movie: The Princess Bride – Mawwaige!)
8. Jody Watley – Looking for a New Love
(Movie: Dirty Dancing)
9. R.E.M. – The One I Love
(Movie: Fatal Attraction – “I’m not going to be ignored, Dan!” YIKES)
10. Husker Du – Could You Be The One? (B.O.S!)

October 15th: Gotta Get Back to 2000 !

1. Barenaked Ladies – Pinch Me
(Movie: Almost Famous – “One day you’ll be cool”)
2. The White Stripes -You’re Pretty Good Looking (For a Girl)
(News: Tim Russert reporting – Election projection – Gore takes Florida)
3. Vertical Horizon – Everything You Want
4. Shelby Lynne – Gotta Get Back
5. David Gray – Sail Away
(Movie:High Fidelity )
6. Sade – By Your Side (B.O.S!)
(Movie: Meet The Parents – The polygraph test)
7. Matchbox Twenty – Bent
(TV: Conan O’Brian – The presidential election isn’t over yet…)
8. B.B. King & Eric Clapton – Riding With the King
9. Uncle Kracker – Follow Me
(TV: Curb Your Enthusiasm- “I hope you stay lost!”)
10. The Jayhawks – I’m Gonna Make You Love Me

11. Arrested Development – Tennessee

October 14th: Time in …1974!!!

1. Kool & the Gang – Hollywood Swinging
2. Rolling Stones – Dance Little Sister
3. Little Feat – Oh, Atlanta
TV: Get Christy Love
4. Neil Young – Walk On [not available on rdio]
Movie: Blazing Saddles – Lilly Von Schtup “I’m Tired”
5. Grateful Dead – Loose Lucy (B-O-S!!)
(Lilly Von Schtup Reprise)
6. Billy Swan – I Can Help
7. Big Star – O My Soul
(News: World Trade Center Tight Wire Walk)
8. Joni Mitchell – Help Me
9. Genesis – The Carpet Crawlers
10. Todd Rundgren – A Dream Goes On Forever

BONUS TRACK: Chicago – Call on Me



October 13th: Back to…1992!!

1.  The Soup Dragons-Divine Thing
(News: Pres candidate, Ross Perot)
2.  The Lemonheads- It’s a Shame About Ray
3.  XTC- The Ballad of Peter Pumpkinhead
(News: Pres candidate, Bill Clinton on not inhaling)
4.  Paul Westerberg- Dyslexic Heart
(Movie: Singles w/Pearl Jam)
5.  Pearl Jam- Alive (B.O.S. Tie!)
(News: L.A. riots after police aquitted in Rodney King case)
6.  Keith Richards- Wicked As it Seems
(News: Rodney King “Can we all get along?”)
7.  Annie Lennox- Little Bird (B.O.S. Tie!)
8.  James- Born of Frustration
(News: Prince Charles & Diana separate)
9.  The Cure- A Letter to Elise
(News: Ross Perot on domestic job losses “giant sucking sound going South”)

October 12th: Blue Monday in….1983!!

1.  Red Rockers- China
2.  Big Country- Fields Of Fire (400 Miles)
(News: Grenada)
3.  U2- Refugee
4.  Frida- I Know There’s Something Going On
5.  New Order- Blue Monday (BOS-tie!)
(News: economy, etc)
6.  Depeche Mode- Everything Counts
7.  Flock Of Seagulls- Wishing (If I Had A Photograph of You)
8.  Heaven 17- Let Me Go
(Movie: Superman)
9.  B-52’s- Whammy Kiss (BOS-tie!)
(Movie: National Lampoon’s Vacation)
10.  X-  Breathless

October 9th: Mystery Year!


1. The Kinks – Do It Again
(Movie: The Terminator – “I’ll be back”)

2. Pretenders – My City Was Gone
(News: Car king, John DeLorean’s day in court )


3. Art of Noise – Close (To the Edit)
(Movie: Beverly Hills Cop – “We’re not going to fall for a banana in the tailpipe”)

4. The Cars – You Might Think
(Movie: Repo Man – “Let’s get sushi & not pay”)

5. The Replacemenets – I Will Dare
(Movie: Beverly Hills Cop – “Get the f#*! outta here!”)

6. General Public – Tenderness

7. The Smiths – What Difference Does It Make (B.O.S!)
(News: Apple unveils the Macintosh – “New pointing device called a mouse”)

8. Nik Kershaw – Wouldn’t It Be Good
(News: Geraldine Ferraro- 1st Democratic female VP candidate)

9. Bruce Springsteen – No Surrender
(Sports: Mary Lou Retton vault wins Olympic gold with a perfect 10)

10. Van Halen – Jump
(Movie: Repo Man – “You’re a white suburban punk, just like me”)

11. (ooops) Bonus Track! Thomas Dolby – Hyperactive!

Did you guess the year?
It was 1984!

October 8th: 1966

1. The Monkees – I’m a Believer

2. Love – My Little Red Book
(TV: The Newlywed Game – What’s the most exerting thing you do around the house?)

3. The Mamas & the Papas – Monday, Monday
(TV: The Newlywed Game – Ditch the rest of honeymoon, get home & make me dinner!)

4. Otis Redding – Try a Little Tenderness
(TV: The Newlywed Game – “What, I don’t do housework”)

5. Percy Sledge – When a Man Loves a Woman
(Movie: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf -George & Martha have at it! (Liz & Burt))

6. 13th Floor Elevators – You’re Gonna Miss Me
(Ad: Rock’Em Sock’Em Robots – “His block is knocked off!”)

7. The Rolling Stones – Under My Thumb
(News: There are over 360,000 troops in Vietnam)

8. Bob Dylan – Stuck Inside of Mobile with the Memphis Blues Again (B.O.S!)
(TV: Family Affair – Uncle Bill meets Mrs. Beasley)

9. The Beach Boys – Wouldn’t It Be Nice
(News: John Lennon apologizes over “Beatles are more popular than Jesus” remark)

10. The Beatles – Tomorrow Never Knows

October 7th: 1986

1. Sigue Sigue Sputnik – Love Missile F1-11

2. Peter Gabriel – Big Time
(Movie: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off- Taking out dad’s Ferrari)

3. Talk Talk – Life’s What You Make It

4. Pretenders – My Baby
(Movie: Hannah & Her Sisters – Mickey (Woody Allen) considers converting to Catholicism)

5. Bon Jovi – Livin’ On a Prayer
(Movie: Hannah & Her Sisters – Mickey (Woody) considers Hare Krishna)

6. Dramarama – Anything, Anything
(News: Chernobyl Nuclear accident-Soviet Union)

7. Crowded House – Don’t Dream It’s Over

8. ‘Til Tuesday – Coming Up Close (B.O.S-Tie!)
(Movie: Hannah & Her Sisters – Mickey (Woody) & Holly (Diane Wiest) meet again – “I hope you’ve changed…because your personality left something to be desired – namely, a personality”)

9. The Moody Blues – Your Wildest Dreams (B.O.S-Tie!)
(Movie: Hannah and Her Sisters – Mickey muses on the meaning of life)

10. Talking Heads – Wild Wild Life

October 6th: 1977

1. Electric Light Orchestra – Sweet Talkin’ Woman

2. Bill Withers – Lovely Day
(TV: Love Boat)

3. Todd Rundgren/Utopia – Love Is The Answer

4. 10cc – The Things We Do For Love

5. Dr Buzzard’s Original Savannah band – Cherchez La Femme
(TV: Love Boat w/Suzanne Somers)

6. ABBA – Dancing Queen

7. Talking Heads – Uh Oh, Love Comes To Town
(News update)

8. The Jam – The Modern World

9. Television – Venus
(Ad: Sometimes you feel like a nut…Almond Joy)

10. Tom Robinson Band – 2-4-6-8- Motorway (BOS!!)

October 5th: 1999

1. Pretenders – Human

2. Travis- Why Does It Always Rain On Me?
(Movie: Office Space: A case of the Mondays)

3. Len – Steal My Sunshine

4. Ziggy Marley & the Melody Makers – Beautiful Day
(News: Ireland )

5. Sinead Lohan – Whatever It Takes

6. Widespread Panic – Bears Gone Fishin’

7. Blur – Coffee & TV
(Movie: Fight Club)

8. Guster – Barrel Of A Gun
(Daily Show News: The Clintons)

9. Macy Gray – I Try (BOS!!)

10. Moby w/Gwen Stefani – Southside

October 2nd: 1984

1. Frankie Goes to Hollywood – Relax
(News: Geraldine Ferraro – Democratic National Convention – “America is the land where dreams can come true for all”)

2. Scandal w/Patty Smyth – The Warrior

3. Bruce Springsteen – Pink Cadillac

4. Hoodoo Gurus – I Want You Back
(TV: The Cosby Show – Cliff (Bill Cosby) teaches Theo (Malcolm-Jamal Warner) about taxes.”Government comes for the regular people first”)

5. Cyndi Lauper – Money Changes Everything (B.O.S!)
(TV: The Cosby Show – Cliff and Theo discuss salary vs rent “I’ll live in New Jersey”)

6. Bronski Beat – Smalltown Boy
(Movie:Repo Man- Kevin (Zander Schloss) is feelin’ 7-Up;Otto (Emilio Estevez) gets “canned”)

7. The Minutemen – This Ain’t No Picnic
(Movie: Repo Man- “Let’s go get sushi and not pay!”)

8. Don Henley – All She Wants To Do Is Dance

9. Thompson Twins – Hold Me Now

10. Tina Turner – What’s Love Got To Do With It