Category: Charlie’s 80s Blog

26-Jun

Charlie’s 80s Attic July 4th Weekend Holiday Programming Schedule

We hope you’ll take Charlie’s 80s Attic along with you over the July 4th holiday weekend. You can listen on the iHeartRadio, TuneIn Radio, Apple Music, or the free Charlie’s 80s Attic app available in your app store. You can also ask Alexa to play the radio station Charlie’s 80s Attic on iHeartRadio. Here’s a […]

23-Jun

Weekend Programming Schedule June 24-26th

Friday June 24th: (all times eastern) 1pm-4pm: Charlie, Kari and Joe host the Bottom 40 Count UP! They’ll be counting up the BOTTOM 40 songs on the Billboard Hot 100 from this week back in 1981. 5pm-6pm: It’s the weekend Blast Off! We blast off into the weekend with an hour of upbeat 80s “party” […]

07-Jun

Behind The Scenes: 80s Deep Dive

80s Deep Dive airs Mondays thru Thursdays at 1pm eastern (replay at 8pm eastern) here in Charlie’s 80s Attic. It’s a two hour show that highlights those 80s gems that did not crack the Top 40 on the Billboard Hot 100, and in some cases, songs that did not even crack the Billboard Hot 100 […]

02-Jun

Charlie’s Memories From The Summer of 1980

I have been blessed with an incredible memory. I can remember, in great detail, events that happened 20, 30, 40, even 45 years ago. Many of these memories are directly tied to music, as music was always on in my childhood home, in my parent’s car, and even in my grandparent’s home when we’d make […]

24-May

Charlie’s 80s Attic Memorial Day Weekend Programming Schedule

We will be kicking off the summer of 2022 here in Charlie’s 80s Attic this Memorial Day weekend and we sure hope you’ll make the attic a part of your holiday weekend plans! Here’s what’s happening in the Attic this weekend: Friday May 27th: (all times eastern) 12noon-5pm: We begin our Summers of the 80s […]

03-Apr

80s Album Of The Week- All Over The Place by The Bangles (1984)

In their rock n’ roll hall of fame worthy career, The Bangles have released five studio albums, ten compilation albums, one EP, twenty-five singles and three video albums. On May 23, 1984 The Bangles released their debut studio album ‘All Over The Place’ on Columbia Records. The album was not a major commercial success, as […]

27-Mar

80s Album Of The Week- Hold Me by Laura Branigan (1985)

Laura Branigan’s amazing discography consists of seven studio albums, six compilation albums, thirty-two singles (and four promo singles), three video albums and fourteen music videos. Laura has sold over 15 million albums and has seven Top 40 hits on the Billboard Hot 100 with three of those ten cracking the Top 10. On July 15, […]

14-Mar

80s Album Of The Week- Dawn Patrol by Night Ranger (1982)

The band Night Ranger was formed in San Francisco, California back in 1979. They have released 13 studio albums, 9 live albums and 6 compilation albums. Dawn Patrol, released on November 1, 1982 was the band’s debut studio album. During the recording of the album, the band was known as just “Ranger.” The first issues […]

07-Mar

80s Album of the Week- Tropico by Pat Benatar (1984)

Tropico is Pat Benatar’s fifth studio album and a true 80s gem. Yes, it is certified platinum here in America with sales over 1 million copies (Pat’s sixth consecutive platinum selling U.S. album), but it is an album that is often overlooked in Pat’s amazing discography. Tropico would peak at #14 on the Billboard 200 […]

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