80’s Music Rules ~ More from Retrospect CFRC-FM ~ 06-23-09


The show was off to a bit of a rocky beginning last night. It seems there was a major power failure, so the stream didn’t come up until 8:31, much to my dismay. I was able to get a recap of the songs played prior to getting the audio feed up and running – which was a mixed blessing because although I have a list to report, I also missed some great songs at the start of the show. Ed-FM was truly grace under fire as he delivered the goods better than we could have imagined under adverse conditions. Thank you for hanging in there, Ed! 

Note: Ed will be away the next three Tuesdays, returning live on Tuesday night July 21, 2009. Come back and join us then.

Be sure to tune in to Ed and his “never say die” 80’s Retrospect show on CFRC-FM from 8 pm until 10 pm on Tuesday nights. Ed takes requests by phone: (613) 533-CFRC (2372) or email: retrospectcfrc at yahoo dot ca. Indulge yourself in some “80’s Music that doesn’t suck.” I guarantee die-hard 80’s New Wave/post-punk fans will not be disappointed.

CFRC-FM Playlist June 23, 2009

Basement of Carruthers Hall in Queens University, Kingston, Ontario
ED-FM ~ Retrospect
80’s Music That Doesn’t Suck
If the “Listen Live” link on the CFRC Website doesn’t work, copy and paste this URL into your Windows Media Player: http://sunsite.queensu.ca:8000/
Join us in the Chat Room during the show – either click the link on the right menu under the Rave and Roll graphic, or here.

1.      Martha & The Muffins – Several Styles Of Blonde Girls Dancing
2.      Maurice & The Cliches – Softcore
3.      B.B. Gabor – Metropolitan Life   
4.      Leisure Process – Love Cascade
5.      Depeche Mode – Get The Balance Right (extended)
6.      Art Of Noise – Close To The Edit
7.      Arkitex – Lincoln Walk
8.      Dalek I Love You – Heaven Was Bought For Me
9.      A Certain Ratio – Flight
10.   Jim Carroll Band – People Who Died
11.   Men Without Hats – Jenny Wore Black
12.   Comsat Angels – You Move Me (12 inch single)
13.   Thomas Dolby – One Of Our Submarines (Is Missing Tonight)
14.   Yello – Dr. Van Steiner
15.   Tubeway Army – We Have A Technical (ext)
16.   B Movie – Marilyn Dreams
17.   Moral Support – Strange Day For Dancing
18.   Fad Gadget – Swallow It

3 thoughts on “80’s Music Rules ~ More from Retrospect CFRC-FM ~ 06-23-09

  1. Ah, some of my favorite songs here.

    I think “One of Our Submarines” is one of Dolby’s two best songs – the other being “Dissident.”

    One of my proudest moments was tracking down “Softcore” a few months ago. See, I didn’t know the band’s name, so you can imagine what was showing up on my Google searches. :/

    Fad Gadget… I’ve heard that name for years. They’ve long been on my list of bands whose work I felt I should track down. Now’s the moment! 😀

    (I love these lists)


  2. LOL – I don’t even want to *think* about what that Google search produced! Glad you enjoy the lists – Ed was apologetic in the chat room, calling the selections “ad hoc” because of the power failure. I think he did a grand job!

    Check out David Marsden’s playlists here: http://marsbartheatre.blogspot.com/

    He’s not on this week (unfortunately for us – great for him – he’s on break), but that will give you an idea of the free-form broadcasting that Marsden pioneered back in the 80’s.



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