This week In ’80s Throwback’ 17/52

Dire Straits, Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers, Santana, Eurythmics, Oingo Boingo, Gary Moore, Iron Maiden, Queen, Sonic Youth, Joni Mitchell, Paul McCartney, Darlene Love

They are the ’80s Throwback’ artists selected among the 320 Posts we publish this week.

Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!


1 . Dire Straits – Sultans of Swing

Lifted from : Dire Straits BIA tour ends in Sydney (1986)

2 . Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers – I Won’t Back Down

Lifted from : Tom Petty releases ‘Full Moon Fever,’ his first solo album featuring ‘I Won’t Back Down’ with George Harrison (1989)

3 . Santana – Changes

Lifted from : Columbia publish Santana’s eleventh album : ‘Zebop!’ (1981)

4 . Eurythmics – It’s Alright Baby’s Coming Back

Lifted from : Eurythmics release their their fifth album : ‘Be Yourself Tonight’ featuring ‘Would I Lie to You?’ (1985)

5 . Oingo Boingo – Just Another Day

Lifted from : Oingo Boingo swings at the Ritz (1987)

6 . Gary Moore – Out In The Fields

Lifted from : Gary Moore goes live in Stockholm (1987)

7 . Iron Maiden – Phantom Of The Opera

Lifted from : German TV tapes Iron Maden (1981)

8 . Queen – Radio Ga Ga

Lifted from : This is Queen’s second night In Sydney (1985)

9 . Sonic Youth – Shadow of A Doubt

Lifted from : Happy Birthday Kim Gordon. Isn’t it the perfect day for a ‘Sonic Youth At their best’?

10 . Joni Mitchell – Free Man in Paris

Lifted from : Joni Mitchell sings in London (1983)

11 . Paul McCartney – Wanderlust

Lifted from : Paul McCartney releases his album produced by George Martin : ‘Tug of War’ featuring ‘Ebony & Ivory’ (1982)

12 . Darlene Love – River Deep Mountain High

Lifted from : On TV today, Darlene Love at ‘Late Night With David Letterman’ (1985)


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