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Which albums from the 1980s are worth adding to your collection?

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Which albums from the 1980s are worth adding to your collection?

    The '80s - BONUS! - Listener Recommendations

    The '80s - BONUS! - Listener Recommendations

    In this very special bonus episode, Andy and Aaron hear five great albums that YOU recommended! Well, not _you_, but certainly ~you~.  Aaron also crafts a terrific metaphor involving a Dodge Stratus and we tease out the first details of season 2!
    Albums Discussed:
    Killing Joke by Killing Joke
    Pirates by Rickie Lee Jones
    Blue Sunshine by The Glove
    Appetite for Destruction by Guns N' Roses
    Rhyme Pays by Ice-T
     
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    • 48 min
    The '80s - Episode 111 - 1985

    The '80s - Episode 111 - 1985

    On the finale of season one of the show, Andy and Aaron hear five albums from 1985.  Somehow, after ten episodes and over 50 albums, we managed to not hear a single one from that year until just now!
    Albums Discussed:
    Whitney Houston by Whitney Houston 
    Songs From The Big Chair by Tears for Fears
    We Are The World by USA For Africa
    Hounds of Love by Kate Bush
    Rain Dogs by Tom Waits
     
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    • 1 hr 10 min
    The '80s - Episode 110 - Pop

    The '80s - Episode 110 - Pop

    Andy and Aaron take a trip around the wide world of pop music this week!  '80s pop gets a bad name, but not because of any of these albums!
    Albums Discussed:
    Sports by Huey Lewis and The News
    Private Dancer by Tina Turner
    Control by Janet Jackson
    Tracy Chapman by Tracy Chapman
    Disintegration by The Cure
     
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    • 47 min
    The '80s - Episode 109 - Legacy Artists

    The '80s - Episode 109 - Legacy Artists

    This week, Andy and Aaron hear five albums by some of the all time greats of rock and roll.  How did those artists fare in the 1980s when compared to their legendary work from the '60s and '70s?  Some better than others!
    Albums Discussed:
    Double Fantasy by John Lennon and Yoko Ono
    Tattoo You by The Rolling Stones
    The Blue Mask by Lou Reed
    Tug of War by Paul McCartney
    Let's Dance by David Bowie
     
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    • 53 min
    The '80s - Episode 108 - Alternative

    The '80s - Episode 108 - Alternative

    If you were Unsatisfied with the state of rock radio in the '80s, there was an alternative!  These bands tapped into the Newest Industry of college radio and found an Ocean Size audience ready to begin Shaking Through their piggy banks to support them! Andy and Aaron hear them this week and decide once and for all What Difference Does It Make?
     
    Albums Discussed:
    Murmur by R.E.M.
    Zen Arcade by Hüsker Dü
    Let it Be by The Replacements
    The Smiths by The Smiths
    Nothing's Shocking by Jane's Addiction
     
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    • 1 hr 7 min
    The '80s - Episode 107 - Hardcore

    The '80s - Episode 107 - Hardcore

    Looking to hear basically all there is to know about hardcore punk in the 1980s? You've basically come to the right place!  This week, Andy and Aaron hear five of basically the most essential hardcore albums from the forefathers of the genre (basically).
    Albums Discussed:
    Damaged by Black Flag
    Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables by Dead Kennedys
    Bad Brains by Bad Brains
    Double Nickels on the Dime by Minutemen
    Complete Discography by Minor Threat
     
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    • 1 hr 4 min

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