Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Completely Conspicuous 374: Reeling in the Years, 1982 (Part 1)

Part 1 of my conversation with guest Brian Salvatore as we look back at the music of 1982. Listen to the episode below or download directly (right click and "save as").
Show notes:
- Recorded via Skype
- Check out Brian's radio show Unsolicited Mixtape
- Brian was born in '82
- "Ebony and Ivory" was the #1 song the week he was born
- Strange year for music
- The band Fear is better to talk about than listen to
- John Belushi's death
- SNL was a very different show at first
- Jay: Started watching SNL in '81-'82 when Eddie Murphy was blowing up
- The brilliance of SCTV
- Strange year for Ozzy
- First CDs were sold in Japan
- Big year for top 40
- Thriller was a monster hit
- The Who's "farewell" tour, sponsored by Schlitz
- The abrupt ending of "Young Turks"
- To be continued

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The opening and closing theme of Completely Conspicuous is "Theme to Big F'in Pants" by Jay Breitling. Find out more about Senor Breitling at his fine music blog Clicky Clicky. Voiceover work is courtesy of James Gralian.

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