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Stuck in the '80s Podcast

Do you believe in John Hughes, day-glo colors, Han shot first, new wave music, Reaganomics, lip syncing on American Bandstand, standing in line for concert ticket wristbands, Alex P. Keaton, American Top 40 long distance dedications, and the existence of music videos on MTV? Then this podcast is for you.

Join Steve Spears and Brad Williams for a weekly dose of your favorite decade - the 1980s - here at and the official Stuck in the '80s webpage!

Jul 12, 2020

Are you ready for this? These are YOUR picks for the Weirdest Covers of '80s Classics. Songs by Ozzy Osbourne, Van Halen, Depeche Mode and other acts get makeovers that will just freeze parts of your brain.

Plus, full seggies, shameful car stories and news about the podcast. Enjoy!

Jul 5, 2020

What do Caddyshack, Airplane, Better Off Dead, Back to the Future and Xanadu all have in common? They were summer movies in either 1980 or 1985. But which summer is superior? We battle it out on this week's show. Oh, seggies too!

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Jun 28, 2020

What do Limahl, Dennis DeYoung, Tony Hadley, Erasure and Jon Anderson have in common? Okay, you cheated. They all have new music featured on this week's episode. It's almost two shows in one because we also have three "unlikely covers" to feature. And we need your help to find more!

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Jun 22, 2020

Is it blasphemy to say this episode of the podcast is on a mission from God? Okay, so we'll just call it our tribute to the movie The Blues Brothers on its 40th anniversary. The classic flick starred Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi - featuring cameos by Ray Charles, Cab Calloway and Aretha Franklin - has aged well.


Jun 14, 2020

We honor six forgotten hits from 1984, including tunes by the Romantics, Olivia Newton-John, Ollie & Jerry, KC and more. 

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