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
by jonathan suttin,posted Oct 23 2013 9:17AM
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:
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