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.

Download Links

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

Sunday, April 6, 2008

I know its not 80's !!!!

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I know its not technically an 80's tape but it is the earliest tape I own and I wanted to include it as I haven't seen it posted anywhere else.
Countdown Chartbusters Vol.1 [1979]
Side One:
01 Racey - Lay Your Love On Me. 02 Gonzalez - Haven't Stopped Dancing Yet 03 Smokie - Mexican Girl. 04 Chris Rea - Diamonds 05 Exile - You Thrill Me 06 Melissa Manchester - Don't Cry Out Loud 07 Dr Hook - When Your In Love With A Beautiful Woman 08 Suzi Quatro & Chris Norman - Stumblin' In
Side Two:
09 Bob Welch - Precious Love 10 Glenn Shorrock - Dream Lover 11 Anne Murray - I Just Fall In Love Again 12 Hot Chocolate - I'll Put You Together Again 13 Darryl Cotton - I Don't Wanna Lose You 14 McGuinn Clark & Hillman - Don't Write Her Off 15 Beeb Birtles & Graham Goble - I'm Coming Home 16 Promises - Baby, It's You 17 The Angels - After The Rain
My Pick for this one just had to be Racey, Lay Your Love On Me

1 comment:

skids said...

I used to love Racey :-)