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 15th May 2020

Hi All, I am slowly revamping the blog. You won't find any download links on this site but I am only too happy to of supplied the tracklistings to assist you in remembering those long lost gems .Thanks Meggsy

Tuesday, April 15, 2008

1986 Way To Go

1986 Way to Go
Side 1:
01 When The Going Gets Tough The Tough Get Going - Billy Ocean
02 Love An Adventure - Pseudo Echo
03 West End Girls - Pet Shop Boys
04 So Much For Love - Venetians
05 Sex And Fame - Jump Incorporated
06 Absolute Beginners - David Bowie
07 Say I'm Your No1 - Princess
08 I Do What I Do - John Taylor
09 Tarzan Boy - Baltimora
Side 2:
10 Chain Reaction - Diana Ross
11 Don't Look Down - Go West
12 Sanctify Yourself - Simple Minds
13 Baby, You're So Strange - Icehouse
14 "Addicted to Love - Robert Palmer
15 Death Defying - Hoodoo Gurus
16 Talk To Me - Stevie Nicks
17 Say Goodbye - Hunters And Collectors
18 Ride The Night Away - Jimmy Barnes

From Wikipedia
1986 Way to Go - Compilation album by various artists Released 1986 - Genre Pop - Label Festival/EMI 1986 Way To Go was a various artists "hits" collection album released in Australia in 1986 on the Festival/EMI record Label (Cat No RML-50008) The album spent 3 weeks at the top of the Australian album charts in 1986


RaffyFrodo said...

Great blog Meggsy. I have a copy of this but on a double tape. It's one of those that had the 12" versions. It's somewhere in the shed, when we get nicer weather I'll see if I can find it and if its any good I'll post it somewhere.

I've got quite a few tapes from the 80s so if they are any good I'll rip them - if I can get my old tape deck to work.

Meggsy said...

Glad you enjoy the blog, its a bit of fun. Most of my poor old tapes are so stretched they are too bad to rip but I am slowly doing what I can. Luckily my tape deck is still good. Which makes this all the better.
Cheers :)

aussound said...

Okay..... What happened with Jump Incorporated - "Sex And Fame"? .... Track 5.

Nice blog, by the way. I've attempted a similar idea of finding tracks from all those 80s compilations.

Meggsy said...

OOps.. my bad.... will get right on it.

Anonymous said...

Have you fixed "Sex And Fame" yet? I downloaded the file and it's not the right track.

Meggsy said...

So sorry about the mix up with this track. Have posted the proper tracks link.
Cheers Meggsy

Anonymous said...

The only problem is that the mix of I Do What I Do is not the same mix that was on my 1986 Way To Go album :( But thanks for the downloads.