Category Archives: 1980s

Summer Hits

With summer break almost here for school kids, I thought it would be fun to look back at the “summer hits” from when I was a teenager. I will work my way up through 1989, but first,  here are the summer hits of 1984, which was my first teenager year of listening to summer music (courtesy of

1. “When Doves Cry” – Prince And The Revolution
2. “Ghostbusters” – Ray Parker Jr.
3. “What’s Love Got To Do With It” – Tina Turner
4. “Dancing In The Dark” – Bruce Springsteen
5. “Stuck On You” – Lionel Richie
6. “Jump (For My Love)” – The Pointer Sisters
7 . “The Reflex” – Duran Duran
8. “State of Shock” – The Jacksons
9. “Eyes Without A Face” – Billy Idol
10. “Missing You” – John Waite

Do you like trivia? Well here ya go with some interesting notes about some of the songs: Continue reading