Why I Do This

I was lucky enough to be a teenager through the eighties and I was mad on music, big hair, bad make-up and all that went with being a teenager of the times. All these years later I still have the big hair but now it is "touched" with grey and the bad make-up is gone but the tunes still play loudly in my head and even louder if they grace my radio, tv or mp3player. I will gladly admit to being a"mainstream" fan for the most part but I do have the odd liking for some of the less "played to death" bands of the time. What started all this was a drawer full of slowly decaying cassettes and a fear of losing the music that is on them. So I began to recreate them onto CD and I am loving it and finding some fantastic albums along the way.

I would like to re-dedicate this site to my late husband, he lost his long battle with cancer in 2011, he was a huge 80's fan, possibly even more so than myself. So for you my love.

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Updated 7th May 2012

Hi All, I am slowly re-adding download links to each of the original posts so please be patient and check back often. NB:Also please be aware before you download that I upload files ripped at a bitrate of 128. If you prefer a higher bitrate I am only too happy to of supplied the tracklistings to assist you in searching for those tracks at a bitrate you prefer.Thanks Meggsy

Saturday, March 1, 2008

80's Tapes 1982 Out Of The Blue

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Although this release was light on Australian artists it was still an okay offering. Of course being a girlie girl of the day I was constantly hitting the rewind button on Yazoo's "Only You" and Little Heroes' "One Perfect Day".

1982 Out of the Blue
Side 1:
01 Joan Jett & The Blackhearts - I Love Rock & Roll (2:55)
02 Rick Springfield - Don't Talk To Strangers (3:00)
03 Split Enz - Six Months In A Leaky Boat (3:53)
04 Ray Parker Jr. - The Other Woman (3:42)
05 Yazoo - Only You (3:10)
06 Kim Wilde - View From A Bridge (3:24)
07 The Members - Radio (3:54)
08 Huey Lewis & The News - Do You Believe In Love (3:30)
09 Australian Crawl - Shut Down (4:06)
Side 2:
10 A Flock of Seagulls - I Ran (3:58)
11 Duran Duran - Hungry Like The Wolf (3:29)
12 Madness - It Must Be Love (3:22)
13 Blondie - Island Of Lost Souls (3:47)
14 J Geils Band - Freeze Frame (3:56)
15 Haircut One Hundred - Love Plus One (3:32)
16 Rocky Sharpe & The Replays - Shout Shout (2:47)
17 Little Heroes - One Perfect Day (3:30)
18 Adrian Gurvitz - Classic (3:40)

From Wikipedia
1982 Out of the Blue - Compilation album by various artists
Released 1982 - Genre Pop - Label Festival Records
1982 Out of The Blue was a various artists "hits" collection album released in Australia in 1982 on the Festival record Label (Catalogue No. RML 50003). The album spent 5 weeks at the top of the Australian album charts in 1982.
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3 comments:

Toffeenose said...

this was my all time favourite when I was in 6th class!

Jason said...

Thanks very much Meggsy.

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