Thanks for stopping by! Awfully Awesome 80's is your 24/7 listener-supported internet radio guide to the 80's through the early 90's. We play lost and classic top 40 hits, but we also place a heavy emphasis on the minor charters and non-charters...or as we call them, bottom 45's. If you are a vintage MTV expert, then you have come to the right place! Special Mixcloud shows will be announced as time permits. If you have a general suggestion, then please use our chat widget in the lower right corner or the below contact form. If you have a song request, then please use the below Song Request Form; your request will be automatically queued for play in 90 minutes if it is already in the station's inventory or else I will receive an e-mail copy of your request. Please read the "New Request Policy" post in the below blog for more information on requests as I have new rules for those who are willing to be sponsors and for those who are non-contributors.

If you appreciate what we do, then please make use of our PayPal buttons on the site. You can donate a one-time amount or choose from 10 monthly subscription amounts; the donations will help enhance our programming and keep us on Live365. Yes, Awfully Awesome 80's is legitimate and pays artist royalties!

Song Artist:
Song Title:
Dedicated To:
Your Name:
Your E-Mail:


Winamp, iTunes Windows Media Player Real Player QuickTime



Monthly Contribution


Awfully Awesome Eighties TV!
Official Music Videos For Our Latest Adds And Regular Favorites!

Listen on Online Radio Box!

Monday, December 6, 2021


Here are the latest rotation adds. Please look forward to more big bunches of the classic and forgotten in 2022 and I hope everyone has Happy Holidays! 

Air Supply - Young Love

Alabama - Close Enough To Perfect

Alabama - The Closer You Get

Jon Anderson - Hold On To Love

April Wine - I Like To Rock

Barnes & Barnes - Fish Heads

Big Bam Boo - Shooting From My Heart

Stephen Bishop - If Love Takes You Away

Debby Boone - Perfect Fool

Peabo Bryson - If Ever You're In My Arms Again

Captain & Tennille - Love On A Shoestring

Peter Cetera - Big Mistake - Single Remix

Bill Champlin - Sara

Tracy Chapman - Baby Can I Hold You

The Dirt Band - An American Dream

The Dirt Band - Fire In The Sky

Dr. Hook - Sexy Eyes

Dave Edmunds - Almost Saturday Night

Fiona - Hearts Of Fire

Firefall - Only Time Will Tell

A Flock Of Seagulls - I Ran(So Far Away) - Video Mix Edit

Dan Fogelberg - Longer

Dan Fogelberg - Run For The Roses

David Gates - Take Me Now

Go-Go's - We Got The Beat

Go-Go's - Vacation

Go-Go's - Get Up And Go

Colin James Hay - Hold Me

Benny Hester - Nobody Knows Me Like You

Bertie Higgins - Just Another Day In Paradise

Tom Johnston - Savannah Nights

Klymaxx - I Miss You

The Knack - Baby Talks Dirty

The Knack - Pay The Devil(Ooo Baby Ooo)

Julian Lennon - Jesse

Huey Lewis And The News - Now Here's You

Huey Lewis And The News - Do You Believe In Love

Huey Lewis And The News - Hope You Love Me Like You Say You Do

Jeff Lynne - Every Little Thing

Barry Manilow - Read 'Em And Weep

Marchello - First Love

John Cougar Mellencamp - Paper In Fire

Kenny Nolan - Us And Love(We Go Together)

Donny Osmond - Soldier Of Love

Gilbert O'Sullivan - What's In A Kiss

Michael Penn - No Myth

Michael Penn - This & That

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - Refugee

Pink Floyd - Another Brick In The Wall Part II - Single Version

Poison - Nothin' But A Good Time

The Quick - The Rhythm Of The Jungle

Lou Reed - I Love You Suzanne

Lou Reed - No Money Down

Lou Reed - Dirty Blvd

The Replacements - I'll Be You

Kenny Rogers - Love Will Turn You Around

Kenny Rogers - This Woman

Mitch Ryder - When You Were Mine

Seals & Crofts - First Love

The Specials - Ghost Town

Frank Stallone And Cynthia Rhodes - I'm Never Gonna Give You Up

Starland Vocal Band - Loving You With My Eyes

The Stranglers - Golden Brown

Donna Summer - Dinner With Gershwin - Single Edit

Thompson Twins - Lies

Thompson Twins - Love On Your Side

Thompson Twins - Hold Me Now

Thompson Twins - You Take Me Up

Jack Wagner - Too Young

Florence Warner - Only Love

The Waterboys - The Whole Of The Moon

Matthew Wilder - Work So Hard

Terry Williams - Blame It On The Night

Carl Wilson - Heaven

Yello - I Love You

Wednesday, May 26, 2021


Here is a list of the latest adds to Awfully Awesome 80's to close out the spring:

Herb Alpert - Diamonds - Featuring Janet Jackson And Lisa Keith

Autograph - Send Her To Me

Autograph - She Never Looked That Good For Me

Blondie - Danceway

The Blues Brothers - Gimme Some Lovin'

Chicago - 25 Or 6 To 4 - '86 Remake

The Church - The Unguarded Moment

Bill Conti - Theme From Dynasty

Paul Davis - Do Right

Paul Davis - Cool Night

Paul Davis - Love Or Let Me Be Lonely - Single Mix

Dokken - Just Got Lucky

Dreamers - Kids These Days

Erasure - Chains Of Love

Erasure - A Little Respect

Eurogliders - Heaven(Must Be There)

Peter Frampton - Holding On To You

Peter Frampton - More Ways Than One

Daryl Hall & John Oates - You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling

Daryl Hall & John Oates - You Make My Dreams

Debbie Harry - French Kissin'

Chesney Hawkes - The One And Only

Bruce Hornsby And The Range - The Valley Road

Janis Ian - Under The Covers

The Jesus And Mary Chain - Happy When It Rains

The Jesus And Mary Chain - Head On

Journey - Only The Young

Journey - Be Good To Yourself

Kajagoogoo - Turn Your Back On Me

Cyndi Lauper - Girls Just Want To Have Fun

Cyndi Lauper - Time After Time

Little Feat - Hate To Lose Your Lovin'

Little Feat - Let It Roll

Living Colour - Cult Of Personality

LL Cool J - I Need Love

LL Cool J - Going Back To Cali

Meat Loaf - I'm Gonna Love Her For Both Of Us

Men Without Hats - The Safety Dance

Men Without Hats - I Like

Miami Sound Machine - Bad Boy - Single Remix

Miami Sound Machine - Words Get In The Way

The Muffs - (No Lip From) Punks

Nazareth - Holiday

Nazareth - Love Leads To Madness

Night Ranger - (You Can Still) Rock In America

Night Ranger - When You Close Your Eyes

Ray Parker Jr. - Bad Boy

Ray Parker Jr. - Jamie

Robbie Patton - Smiling Islands - With Stevie Nicks

Steve Perry - Oh Sherrie

Steve Perry - Strung Out

The Pretenders - Brass In Pocket(I'm Special)

The Pretenders - Don't Get Me Wrong

Puzzle - Weekend Rock

Queen - Another One Bites The Dust 

Quiet Riot - Cum On Feel The Noize

Quiet Riot - Mama Weer All Crazee Now

Ramones - Rock N Roll High School - Ed Stasium Mix

Ramones - I Want You Around - Ed Stasium Mix

The Rockets - Rollin' By The Record Machine

The Romantics - When I Look In Your Eyes

Roxanne - Play That Funky Music

Mike Rutherford - Halfway There

Saxon - Northern Lady

Sheila E - Sister Fate

Sheila E - Hold Me

Single Bullet Theory - Hang On To Your Heart

The Smithereens - Blood And Roses

The Smithereens - Behind The Wall Of Sleep

Spandau Ballet - Chant No. 1(I Don't Need This Pressure On)

Billy Squier - You Should Be High Love

Van Stephenson - Modern Day Delilah

Survivor - Somewhere In America

Talk Talk - Talk Talk

Talk Talk - Life's What You Make It

Simon Townshend - I'm The Answer

The Unforgiven - I Hear The Call

Union - Mainstreet U.S.A.

John Waite - Missing You - Single Mix

John Waite - Restless Heart

John Waite - Every Step Of The Way

John Waite - These Times Are Hard For Lovers

John Waite - Don't Lose Any Sleep

Joe Walsh - The Confessor

Peter Wolf - I Need You Tonight

X - Burning House Of Love

Yello - Oh Yeah

Our Mixcloud one hour podcast shows will be starting very soon(first half of June)! You can become a follower and be notified about uploaded new shows by visiting our Mixcloud page here

Blocks of hits and rarities covering '81 and '90 will be coming soon as well as a few more Jim Steinman related epics! Thanks again for your continued support!

Monday, February 22, 2021


Here are the 100 latest new adds to the rotation for Awfully Awesome 80's, covering the first two months of 2021. There will be plenty more to come! The next batch will lean more toward the lesser-known tunes, but don't worry, I won't fully ignore the hits. Without the hits, no one would tune in! Any comments can be submitted here or through our chat widget: 

AC/DC - You Shook Me All Night Long

A-ha - Cry Wolf

A-ha - The Living Daylights

Air Supply - Just As I Am

The Art Of Noise Featuring Tom Jones - Kiss

Bangles - If She Knew What She Wants

Bangles - In Your Room

Basia - New Day For You

Big Country - In A Big Country

Blondie - Heroes - Live At The Hammersmith Odeon

Boys Club - I Remember Holding You

Danny Joe Brown - Edge Of Sundown

Cameo - Word Up

Cameo - Candy

Candi - Dancing Under A Latin Moon

Paul Carrack - One Good Reason

Paul Carrack - I Live By The Groove

Peter Cetera - Glory Of Love

Tommy Conwell And The Young Rumblers - I'm Not Your Man

Tommy Conwell And The Young Rumblers - If We Never Meet Again

Julian Cope - World Shut Your Mouth

David & David - Swallowed By The Cracks

Mac Davis - It's Hard To Be Humble

Dennis DeYoung - This Is The Time

Eddie And The Tide - One In A Million

The Escape Club - Wild Wild West

FM UK - That Girl

Foreigner - Women

Peter Gabriel - Sledgehammer

Peter Gabriel - Big Time

Glass Tiger - Don't Forget Me(When I'm Gone)

Daryl Hall & John Oates - I Can't Go For That(No Can Do)

Daryl Hall & John Oates - Missed Opportunity

Susanna Hoffs - My Side Of The Bed

House Of Schock - Middle Of Nowhere

The Jags - Back Of My Hand(I've Got Your Number)

Jon & Vangelis - I Hear You Now

Howard Jones - New Song

Howard Jones - No One Is To Blame - Single Version

Howard Jones - Everlasting Love

Journey - Separate Ways(Worlds Apart)

Journey - Send Her My Love

Holly Knight - Heart Don't Fail Me Now

Korona - Let Me Be

John Lennon - (Just Like) Starting Over

Julian Lennon - Valotte

Julian Lennon - Too Late For Goodbyes

Kenny Loggins - Heart To Heart

Jeff Lorber - Facts Of Love - Featuring Karyn White

Madness - Our House

Bette Midler - The Rose

New Edition - Earth Angel

Ottawan - Hands Up(Give Me Your Heart)

Robert Palmer - You Are In My System

Robert Palmer - Discipline Of Love(Why Did You Do It)

Robert Palmer - Addicted To Love

The Alan Parsons Project - You Don't Believe

The Alan Parsons Project - Stereotomy

Ph.D. - Little Suzi's On The Up

Ph.D. - I Won't Let You Down

Robert Plant - Tall Cool One

Player - It's For You

Pointer Sisters - He's So Shy

Iggy Pop - Candy - With Kate Pierson

Gerry Rafferty - The Royal Mile(Sweet Darlin')

The Rainmakers - Downstream

The Rainmakers - Let My People Go Go

Mike Reno And Ann Wilson - Almost Paradise

Rockpile - Teacher Teacher

Diana Ross - I'm Coming Out

Sheila E. - The Glamorous Life

Sheila E. - A Love Bizarre

The Silencers - Shiver And Shake

The Silencers - Illegal

Soft Cell - Tainted Love

Danny Spanos - Hot Cherie

Brian Spence - Hear It From The Heart

Judson Spence - Yeah Yeah Yeah

Strawberry Switchblade - Trees And Flowers

Stryper - Soldiers Under Command

Stryper - Calling On You

Stryper - I Believe In You

Henry Lee Summer - Darlin' Danielle Don't

Survivor - Didn't Know It Was Love

Tiffany - Danny

White Lion - When The Children Cry

Whitesnake - Slow An' Easy

Whitesnake - Still Of The Night

Whitesnake - Here I Go Again - Top 40 Radio Mix

Ann Wilson - The Best Man In The World

The World - Shoo Shoo Wah

ZZ Top - Sharp Dressed Man

ZZ Top - Legs - Single Remix

ZZ Top - Sleeping Bag

ZZ Top - Rough Boy