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Saturday Morning Flashback: 1988 [Playlist]

1988: presidential election year, Olympic year, the lights were switched on at Wrigley Field, Roseanne debuted on TV, Michael Jordan earned his first NBA Most Valuable Player award. And that’s just skimming the surface.

Coming up:
September 17 – 1973
September 24 – 1992
October 1 – 1969

This Week’s Playlist: 1988

    Song – Artist

  • 8 am
  • Rev it Up – Jerry Harrison
  • The Ability to Swing – Thomas Dolby
  • Orange Crush – R.E.M.
  • What I Am – Edie Brickell & New Bohemians
  • Only a Memory – The Smithereens
  • The Crush of Love – Joe Satriani
  • Put On Your Dancing Shoes – Steve Winwood
  • She’s No Lady – Lyle Lovett
  • Reptile – The Church
  • 9 am
  • If Love Was a Train – Michelle Shocked
  • Dumb Things – Paul Kelly & the Messengers
  • Just a Little Bit – Bobby King & Terry Evans
  • Chrome-Plated Heart – Melissa Etheridge
  • All Night Long – Peter Murphy
  • Get Started, Start a Fire – Graham Parker
  • Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark – Robert Cray
  • Handle With Care – The Traveling Wilburys
  • Sell My Soul – Midnight Oil
  • 10 am
  • Desire – U2
  • (Nothing But) Flowers – Talking Heads
  • Let It Roll – Little Feat
  • Fast Car – Tracy Chapman
  • Rockawhile – Keith Richards
  • Flesh Number One – Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians
  • Drive South – John Hiatt
  • The Devil’s Right Hand – Steve Earle
  • The Glamour Boys – Living Colour
  • Ana Ng – They Might be Giants
  • 11 am
  • Jane Says – Jane’s Addiction
  • Holding on to the Earth – Sam Phillips
  • Cruella de Ville – The Replacements
  • Inside Out- The Mighty Lemon Drops
  • The Valley Road – Bruce Hornsby & the Range
  • This Note’s for You – Neil Young
  • Sweet Jane – Cowboy Junkies
  • Better Be Home Soon – Crowded House
  • Turn You Inside Out – R.E.M.
  • People Have the Power – Patti Smith
  • I’m an Adult Now – The Pursuit of Happiness

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