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1978 and 1987

1 hour, 57 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 18 May 2013

Tony Blackburn plays hits from this week in 1978 and 1987 including Blondie, The Boomtown Rats, Tavares, Fleetwood Mac, Madonna and Tom Jones.

Music Played

32 items
  • Image for Plastic Bertrand

    Plastic Bertrand Ca Plane Pour Moi

    VirginMegaMusic Totally 80's (Var), Rhino

  • Image for Blondie

    Blondie I'm Always Touched By Your Presence Dear

    Atomic: The Very Best Of Blondie, EMI

  • Image for The Stranglers

    The Stranglers Nice n Sleazy

    Hits Of The 70's, Disky

  • Image for Ruby Winters

    Ruby Winters Come To Me

    Soul Years 1978, Knight Records

  • Image for The Boomtown Rats

    The Boomtown Rats She's So Modern

    Loudmouth The Best Of The Boomtown Rats & Bob Geldof, Vertigo Records

  • Image for Tavares

    Tavares More Than A Woman

    Disco Fever (Various Artists), Global Television

  • Image for Raydio

    Raydio Jack & Jill

    The Best Of Ray Parker Jr & Raydio, Arista

  • Image for Yvonne Elliman

    Yvonne Elliman If I Can't Have You

    And They Danced The Night Away, Debutante

  • Image for Michael Zager Band

    Michael Zager Band Let's All Chant

    The Last Days Of Disco (Film Soundtra, Columbia

  • Image for John Paul Young

    John Paul Young Love Is In The Air

    20 Songs Of Love From The 70's (Vario, MFP

  • Image for Andrew Gold

    Andrew Gold Never Let Her Slip Away

    Fantastic 70's (Various Artists), Sony Tv/Columbia

  • Image for Patti Smith

    Patti Smith Because The Night

    Rock Of America (Various Artists), Trax Label

  • Image for Dee D. Jackson

    Dee D. Jackson Automatic Lover

    The Disco Years Volume 5: Must Be The Music, Rhino, 7

  • Image for Johnny Mathis

    Johnny Mathis and Deniece Williams Too Much Too Little Too Late

    The Gold Album (Various Artists), The Hit Label Ltd

  • Image for Darts

    Darts Boy From New York City

    Fantastic 70's (Various Artists), Sony Tv/Columbia

  • Image for Bee Gees

    Bee Gees Night Fever

    Bee Gees - Their Greatest Hits, Polydor

  • Image for Boney M.

    Boney M. Rivers Of Babylon

    The Greatest Hits, Telstar, 7

  • Image for Donna Allen

    Donna Allen Serious

    100 Superhits From The '80s Volume 2, ABCD

  • Image for The Fall

    The Fall There's A Ghost In My House

    Alternative Eighties, COLUMBIA

  • Image for Terence Trent D’Arby

    Terence Trent D’Arby If You Let Me Stay

    Fantastic 80's Disc 1 (Various Artis, Columbia

  • Image for Johnny Hates Jazz

    Johnny Hates Jazz Shattered Dreams

    Now 1987 - The Millennium Series, EMI

  • Image for Depeche Mode

    Depeche Mode Strange Love

    The Greatest Hits Of 1987, Telstar

  • Image for Cameo

    Cameo Back and Forth

    The Hits Collection, Spectrum, 18

  • Image for Sly & Robbie

    Sly & Robbie Boops (Here To Go)

    Rhythm Of The Sun (Various Artists), Telstar

  • Image for Fleetwood Mac

    Fleetwood Mac Big Love

    Fleetwood Mac - Greatest Hits, Warner Bros

  • Image for Madonna

    Madonna La Isla Bonita

    Madonna - The Immaculate Collection, Sire, 3

  • Image for Kim Wilde

    Kim Wilde and Junior Another Step (Closer To You)

    Kim Wilde - Singles Collection 81-93, MCA, 17

  • Image for Living in a Box

    Living in a Box Living In A Box

    Fantastic 80's - 3 (Various Artists), Sony Tv/Columbia

  • Image for Labi Siffre

    Labi Siffre Something Inside So Strong

    All Time Classic Tearjerkers (Var), Warner Strategic Marketi

  • Image for Tom Jones

    Tom Jones A Boy From Nowhere

    The Complete Tom Jones, London Records, 10

  • Image for Judy Boucher

    Judy Boucher Can't Be With You Tonight

    Again ... The Most Beautiful Lovesongs, Br Music, 7

  • Image for Starship

    Starship Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now

    Fantastic 80's - 3 (Various Artists), Sony Tv/Columbia, 1


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