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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!

May 2, 2021

Are you ready to tackle the second half of 1986 and the hit songs that topped out at No. 2 on the charts in the U.S.? This week's show features songs by Robert Palmer, Glass Tiger, Tina Turner and more. Featured guest co-host: Chuck Coverly!

Stuck in the '80s is sponsored by The 80s Cruise. The March 2022 voyage is sold...


Apr 30, 2021

To celebrate Mother's Day this year, we're re-gifting you a present from 2017: our podcast featuring TV and movie moms of the '80s. We hope you enjoy this blast from the past featuring moms from Valley Girl, Better Off Dead and more.  (Feel free to fast forward through the Hello Fresh ad - anyone nostalgic for the days...


Apr 25, 2021

Rush's epic album 'Moving Pictures' is now 40 years old. This week's show tackles the album track by track for a closer look behind this masterpiece and examine's Rush's place among rock power trios.

Stuck in the '80s is sponsored by The 80s Cruise. The March 2022 voyage is sold out, but we'll still be there -...


Apr 21, 2021

We lost Prince five years ago. It seems like 5 minutes ago. It seems like 5 decades ago. His absence left a huge hole in the heart of '80s fans. To mark his legacy, here's our tribute show recorded shortly after his passing in April 2016.


Apr 18, 2021

Our "Close But No Cigar" series celebrates the hits from 1986 that reached No. 2 on the Billboard Chart in the U.S. but got no further. Songs by the Bangles, John Mellencamp, Survivor and more.

Stuck in the '80s is sponsored by The 80s Cruise. The March 2022 voyage is sold out, but we'll still be there - along with all...