Tue, 2 March 2021
Part 1 of my conversation with guest Phil Stacey as we discuss our favorite music of 1982.
- Recorded via Zoom
- Callback to the CompCon eps looking at '82-2000 with Brian Salvatore a while back
- My lists changed since then
- In '82, Jay turned 15, Phil turned 13
- Jay: The only full year I spent in Washington state
- Jay: Was big into hard rock and metal, which I listened to on my Walkman
- John Belushi died; the woman who sold him the drugs had ties to the Band and Gordon Lightfoot
- Top single of the year was Olivia Newton-John's "Physical"
- Phil's non-top 5 picks: Pete Townshend, Led Zeppelin, Neil Young, Jerry Garcia, Lou Reed, The Who, Tom Petty, XTC, Talking Heads, Billy Squier, Genesis, Duran Duran, Rush, Dire Straits, Elvis Costello, Robert Plant, English Beat, The Clash, Men at Work, Stray Cats
- Senses Working Overtime was almost the name of this podcast
- The power of MTV to make or break artists back in the '80s
- Phil had a connection to Lee Rocker of the Stray Cats
- Jay's non-top 5's: Iron Maiden, Van Halen, Judas Priest, Misfits, Scorpions, Phil Collins, The Cure
- To be continued
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