’80s Party Weekend on WFGR
WFGR '80s Party Weekends are coinciding with great weather. The two are made to go together, so we'll take a little credit for the great weather. This could be the last hurrah of the fall.
Get ready to crank up all the top hits from the '80s. Maybe this is your last weekend out on the boat. Download the WFGR App and take us along. The '80s Party Weekend gets started with Craig Allen and the Night Shift on 98.7 WFGR starting at 7PM Friday night.
Let you take you through the 1980s with the songs that were number one this week in October.
1980 QUEEN - ANOTHER ONE BITES THE DUST: This Queen song has become an anthem.
1981 CHRISTOPHER CROSS - ARTHUR'S THEME: Do you remember this movie starring Dudley Moore, a classic. And the line when you get caught between the moon and New York City was referring to being in airplane and circling LaGuardia airport.
1982 JOHN COUGAR - JACK AND DIANE: Before he added his real last name he had one of his biggest hits.
1983 BONNIE TYLER - TOTAL ECLISPE OF THE HEART: Produced by Jim Steinman who also help Meatloaf back to success.
1984 PRINCE - LET'S GO CRAZY:
1985 DIRE STRAITS - MONEY FOR NOTHING
1986 JANET JACKSON - WHEN I THINK OF YOU: This week in the 80's was good to Janet and she has two songs in the late 80's score #1 in October.
1987 WHITESNAKE - HERE I GO AGAIN: David Coverdale scores a #1
1988 DEF LEPPARD - LOVE BITES: Rock ballads gives another rocking band a #1.
1989 JANET JACKSON - MISS YOU MUCH: Call her Miss October - two #1's in October in the 80's!
NEXT: Here are the top 25 hits of the ‘80s based on their overall popularity.