80's Soundtracks

A Retro Rewind episode. Saturdays and Sundays 12pm to 1pm.

Mon 26 March 2018

Let’s flashback and turn to the Big Screen! With rock still ruling in 1980s, the synthesizer came along to shake things up, plus drum machines and pop hooks which extended into the world of film. So much so, iconic blockbuster soundtracks from Dirty Dancing, Footloose, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off and The Breakfast Club are still in the zeitgeist today.


  1. Kenny Loggins - Footloose
  2. Prince - When Doves Cry
  3. Harold Faltermeyer- Axel F
  4. Madonna - Into The Groove
  5. Bill Medley & Jennifer Warne - I've Had The Time Of My Life
  6. Deniece Williams - Let's Hear It For The Boy
  7. Yello - Oh Yeah
  8. Giorgio Moroder & Philip Oakey - Together In Electric Dreams
  9. SURVIVOR - Eye Of The Tiger
  10. Simple Minds - Don't You (Forget About Me)
  11. Billy Ocean - When The Going Gets Tough The Tough Going
  12. Berlin - Take My Breath Away (Love Theme from Top Gun)
  13. Ray Parker Jr. - Ghostbusters
  14. Huey Lewis & The News - The Power Of Love
  15. Irene Cara - Flashdance...What a Feeling
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