This Day In Music, April 3rd

On this day in 1985: Phil Collins was enjoying his second and final week in the #1 spot on the U.S. singles charts with “One More Night.” “One More Night” was Phil Collins’ second U.S. #1 single,  following “Against All Odds.” In the U.S., the single entered the Billboard Hot 100 at number 50 on the chart […]


This Day In Music, April 2nd

On this day in 1981: Blondie was enjoying their second and final week at the top of the U.S. singles chart with their big hit Rapture. Rapture is considered to be the first rap song ever played on MTV which would launch four months after Rapture hit the top spot. On this day in 1983: […]


This Day In Music, April 1st

On this day back in 1984: Marvin Gaye was shot dead by his father at his parent’s home in Los Angeles, California. The argument started after his parents squabbled over misplaced business documents, Gaye attempted to intervene, and was killed by his father using a gun he had given him four months before. Marvin Sr. was […]


Meet Charlie’s Personal Assistant, Kilroy

Meet Kilroy, Charlie’s personal assistant who now calls Charlie’s 80s attic his home. Kilroy loves his job playing music alongside Charlie and from time to time, even suggests what we should play next on the station. He’s a natural born whiz when it comes to 80s music, after all, he was created back in the […]


This Day In Music, March 31st

On this day back in 1984: Kenny Loggins started a three week run at #1 on the US singles chart with ‘Footloose’, the theme from the film with the same name, a #6 hit in the UK. On this day back in 1986: O’Kelly Isley of The Isley Brothers died of a heart attack, at […]


You’re finally here! Welcome to Charlie’s 80s Attic!

Hi everyone, Charlie here, the host of Charlie’s 80s Attic. I want to personally welcome you to my attic, the home of great 80s music and memories. Charlie’s 80s attic can be streamed on the iHeartRadio app, the TuneIn Radio app, or right here at charlies80sattic.com I am a child of the 80s, so the […]