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FOF #2057 - Outrageous Music Videos from the 80s - 10.01.14

FOF #2057 – Outrageous Music Videos from the 80s

In the 80s, music videos rulel, like totally. Record labels discovered that a great music video could turn an unknown artist into a superstar overnight.

Today we’re taking a look at very gay, very outrageous, truly truly outrageous music videos from the 80s.

Joining us is writer Robyn Pennachia who blogs about culture and politics for deathandtaxesmag.com.

Posted in: Culture & Style, Podcast 7 months ago 2
FOF #2009 - My Favorite Year: 1997 - 07.08.14

FOF #2009 – My Favorite Year: 1997

The year is 1997, and American music companies are raking it in the money just before the Internet and Napster changed the value of buying music. It was a year that would introduce many one hit wonders, like Hanson’s “Mmmbop,” Aqua’s “Barbie Girl,” Chumbawamba’s “Tubthumping” and Tito Nieve’s “I Like It Like That.”

What an annoying year! But oh so good!

Today musician Stephen Leonard joins us to look at the one-hit-wonders of 1997, and why it was such an extraordinary year for big hits.

Posted in: Live Music Sessions, Podcast 10 months ago 5