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Each weekday at 8am, Jonathan & Kitty present the 8 at 8. The 8 at 8 is a collection of eight songs, with a combined theme, meaning or unifying idea.

With two minds like Jonathan & Kitty, the song combinations are infinite.  They might be ridiculous too, but it's a infinite ridiculousness, just like Jonathan & Kitty.


Eight at Eight for October 23, 2013: Songs from the year 1979

1979 was a glorious year for so many reasons.  McDonald's introduced the Happy Meal, President Jimmy Carter was attacked by a swamp rabbit (no joke) and Disco Demolation took place at Comiskey Park in Chicago causing the cancellation of a major leage baseball game between the White Sox and Detroit TIgers.  There were also some bad things like that whole Iranian hostage situation.

There was plenty of great music too.  Today we featured eight great songs from 1979 including:

Is She Really Going Out with Him by Joe Jackson

Take the Long Way Home by Supertramp

Cruel to Be King by Nick Lowe

Dream Police by Cheap Trick

Messagein a Bottle by Police

Heart of Glass by Blondie

All My Love by Led Zeppelin

London Calling by The Clash




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10/23/2013 9:18AM
Eight at Eight for October 23, 2013: Songs from the year 1979
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