Sep 04

Tex Rubinowitz, Dirty Looks, Lyres, Elevators and more...


Once again, Robbie White comes down to WRIR to play the hits and rarities of the 1980s.

Artist/Song

Saturday Night Is Partying Time

Joe King Carrasco & the Crowns: Party Weekend

Date Bait: I'm Outta Here

Beatnik Flies: Message From The Underground

Tex Rubinowitz: Feelin' Right Tonight

Slickee Boys; Invisible People

Banarama: Cruel Summer

Jack Webb: Anti-Drug Promo

Bangles: Live (Cover of the Merry Go Round)

Capt Sensible: WOT

Any Trouble: Second Chance

Rosanna Rosanadanna

Let's Active: Blue Line

Eddie Angel: Rampage

Hoodoo Gurus: Spaghetti Western

Duane Eddy: The Trembler

Raybeats: The Calhoun Surf

Bow Wow Wow: Orang-Outang

Slickee Boys: Crawling Hand

Monks: Skylab

Lyres: Help You Ann

Blotto: My Baby's The Star Of A Drivers Ed Movie

Monks: Johnny Be Rotten

Johnny Rubbish: Living in NW3

Church: Under The Milky Way

dBs: Love Is For Lovers

Dirty Looks: They've Got Me Covered

Elevators: Girlfriend's Girlfriend

Monks: I Ain't Gettin' Any

Flock Of Seagulls: I Ran

Cheech & Chong Commercial

Cure: Boys Don't Cry

Martha & the Muffins: Women Around The World At Work

NRBQ: Me And The Boys

Fleshtones: Shadow Line

Harry Nilsson: That Is All



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Apr 11

Monsoon, Department S, Jill Solbule, Martin Newell and more...

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Martha Hull & the Steady Jobs - First Time 7" - Wasp Records MS7, 1982

Robbie White does the 80's Show with me once again!

artist / song:

manitoba's wild kingdom / the party starts now

barracudas / i wish it could be 1965 again

dogs / hey belinda

stranglers / skin deep

rollins band / earache my eye

wanktones / vuelve primavera

martha hull & the steady jobs / i wanna burn out

ratso / it ain't easy being cool

bruce springstone / flinstones

cramps / new kind of kick

beastie boys / fight for your right to party

smitherines / only a memory

billy bremner / loud music in cars

human sexual response / jackie onassis

godfathers / cold turkey

damned / help

pretenders / not a second time

monsoon / tomorrow never knows

spongetones / eloquent spokesman

big country / in a big country

martin mull / men

leroi brothers / pretty little lights of town

david johansen / we gotta get outta this place

dept s / is vic there

jill solbule / in living color

marshall crenshaw / the usual thing

ramones / danny says

xtc / ball & chain

dukes of stratosphere / vanishing girl

martin newell / julia profumo

utopia / love is the answer

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Oct 13

Lime Spiders, Squeeze, XTC, Fleshtones and more....

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The Robbie White 80's Spectacular once again comes to WRIR!!!

artist / song:

don't play us cheap / saturday night is partying time

johnny bombay & the reactions / ramona

velvet monkeys / drive in

killer bees / tv violence

the dark / late show

gene simmons / anti-drug song

blasters / marie marie

ratso / rumble

bob e rock / same ol' cat

jump 'n the saddle / the curly shuffle

smithereens / behind the wall of sleep

missing persons / destination unknown

stranglers / hanging around

captain lou promo / captain lou albano

nrbq / me and the boys

lime spiders / slave girl

fleshtones / screaming skulls

cynics / get away girl

cramps / bop pills

english beat / can't get used to losing you

sam phillips / i can't stop crying

pretenders / thin line between love & hate

star trek / anti-drug promo

barone & mastro / lost like me

korgis / if it's all right with you baby

stackridge / something about the beatles

marshall crenshaw / mary ann

spongetones / my girl mary ann

utopia / last of the new wave riders

lords of the new church / like a virgin

squeeze / if I don't love you

xtc / bell and chain

cleaners from venus / fun

brotherhood of lizards /rusty iron sun

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May 07

Flirts, Wiretrain, Fiction Factory, Howard Jones and more...

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Robbie White and myself in the kitchen at WRIR after the show

artist / song:

manitoba's wild kingdom / the party starts now

flirts / put another dime in the jukebox

joan jett & the blackhearts / i love rock 'n' roll

lords of the new church / open your eyes

blondie / call me

ramones / psychotherapy

cramps / goo goo muck

damned / smash it up pt2

fiction factory / heaven

jam / town called malice

howard jones / what is love?

wiretrain / chambers of hellos

joe jackson / steppin' out

martha and the muffins / echo beach

xtc / senses working overtime

the las / there she goes

replacements / i will dare

rockpile / teacher teacher

marshall crenshaw / someday someway

siouxsie and the banshees / spellbound

taravelling willburys / handle with care

george harrison / got my mind set on you

souxie & the banshees / dear prudence

pete shelley / homosapien

wall of voodoo / mexican radio

todd rungren / bang on the drum all day

frank zappa / valley girl

squeeze / is that love?

go-gos / we got the beat

pretenders / stop your sobbing

vapors / turning japanese

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Jan 28

Robbie White returns with more 80's gems and rarities...

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artist / song:

original cast of "don't play us cheap" /saturday night

martha hull / fujiama mama

bob e rock / humes senior high

eddie angel / rampage

wanktones / shortnin' bread

dave van allen / i'm gonna sit right down and mail myself to elvis

tex rubinowitz and the bad boys / bad boy

dogs / never come back

pleasurehead / catholic guilt

ramones / mental hell

revillos / bobby come back

jam / start

josie cotton / johhny are you queer?

bow wow wow / i want candy

jags / back of my hand

smitherines / blood & roses

stranglers / golden brown

tpoh / i'm an adult now

joan jett & the blackhearts / bad reputation

frank zappa / sharleena

frank zappa / republican medley

cramps / new kind of kick

fleshtones / new scene

fuzztones / 1-2-5

cynics / get away girl

plan 9 / flashback

nrbq / captain lou albano

marshall crenshaw / cynical girl

bongos / numbers with wings

utopia / princess of the universe

lambrettas / beat boys in the jet age

xtc / respectable street

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Nov 15

Colonel White is back in town to let his 80's tunes off the leash!!!

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Robbie White (aka: the Colonel) and yours truly in the WRIR kitchen

artist / song:

stranglers / waltz in black

hugh cornwell / white room

stranglers / nuclear device

tru fax & the insaniacs / king of machines

beatnick flies / in my heart

slickee boys / golden love

dan / eighteen

wanktones / lovin' man

tex rubinowitz & the bad boys / rock 'n' roll ivy

marshall crenshaw / monday morning rock

bongos / in the congo

ian.gomm / hold on

national lampoon / mr. rogers

brian wilson / love and mercy

was not was / knocked down made small

nick lowe / ragin' eyes

xtc / king for a day

expressos / tango in mono

frank zappa / sharleena

frank zappa / hot plate heaven in the green hotel

frank zappa / watermelon in easter hay

black flag / tv party

bad brains / pay to cum

stiff little fingers / at the edge

dogs / gone

damned / stretcher case

cramps / you got good taste

ramones / the kkk took my baby away

tpoh / walking in the woods

utopia / one world

records / i spent a week with you last night

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Aug 01

80's hits and rarities with guest dj Robbie White, aka "The Colonel"

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Robbie White with 2 tickets to the 80's

artist / song:

kim wilde / water on glass

jam / set the house ablaze

chords / maybe tomorrow

single bullet theory / keep it tight

robin lane & the chartbusters / send me an angel

katrina and the waves / red wine and whiskey

xtc / senses working overtime

beatnick flies / daze of apple wine

velvet monkeys / world of

steve martin / mad at my mother

insect surfers / i'm im gear

blotto / i wanna be a lifeguard

kirsty maccoll / he's on the beach

utopia / trapped

utopia / love in action

squeeze / quintessence

flo & eddie / we are all gumby

fleshtones / american beat

martha and the muffins / women around the world at work

lords of the new church / new church

frank zappa / the meek shall inherit nothing

monsoon / ever so lonely

ronnie spector / something's gonna happen

bangles / how is air up there

dolly mixture / everything and more

tpoh / hard to laugh

dbs / black and white

ramones / do you remember rock 'n' roll radio?

adolescents / amoeba

dogs / too much class for the neighbourhood

ian gomm / hooked on love

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Feb 06

Colonel White came down from Maryland to join me today and play some great tunes/rarities from the 1980's. Enjoy!!!

artist/song:

manitoba's wild kingdom / the party starts now

slickee boys / life of the party

tommy keene / back to zero

martha hull / feelin' right tonight

wanktones / hiccupped to hell

velvet monkeys / evelyn marble

todd rundgren / the want of a nail

utopia / infrared & ultraviolet

rubinoos / if i had you back

tpoh / she's so young

xtc / sacrificial bonfire

cheap trick / next position please

bourgeois tagg / i don't mind at all

monks / i ain't gettin'any

new musik / world of water

jam / running on the spot

barone and maestro / flew a falcon

roger & the goosebumps / stairway to gilligan's island

dee dee king / funky man

wufticket / yamama

joe piscopo & eddie murphy / ebony & ivory

paul mccartney / this one

damascus / a day in the life of green acres

utopia / i just want to touch you

toms / it's needless

julian lennon / valotte

dave stewart & barbara gaskins / it's my party

private dicks / she said no

a-moms / modern noise

leila & the snakes / r&r weirdos

stranglers / everybody loves you when you're dead

lightning raiders / psychecelic music

little bo bitch / annoying all the neighbors

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Sep 12

Robbie White brings the tunes and joins me in the studio for 2 hours of 80's fun.

artist/song:

manitoba's wild kingdom/the party starts now • kim wilde/kids in america • slickee boys/gotta tell me why • sunnyboys/show me some discipline • tru fax & the insaniacs/mystery date • beatnick flies/in my heart • swimming pool q's/stock car sin • joan jett/little liar • go gos/how much more • expressos/tango in mono • siouxsie & the banshees/dear prudence • evan johns & the h-bombs/sugar cookie • tex rubinowitz & the bad boys/hot rod man • polecats/make a circuit with me • billy hancock & the tennessee rockets/please don't touch • buzz & the fliers/little pig • revillos/rev up • the king/sweet home alabama • alice cooper/drug free psa • neil young/rockin' in the free world • star trek/drug free psa • ramones/we want the airwaves • madness/house of fun • replacements/unsatisfied • tears for fears/sowing the seeds of love • george harrison/cheer down • records/i don't remember your name • dootz/i'm the dootz • dan/misunderstood • utopia/last of the new wave riders • lime spiders/action woman • stranglers/all day and all of the night

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Jun 27

Playlist (artist/song/label):

4 out of 5 doctors/opus 10/nemporer • single bullet theory/keep it tight/nemporer • luxury/green hearts/sr • shoes/she satisfies/elektra • sorrows/teenage heartbreak/pavillion • romantics/21 and over/nemporer • ruts/staring at the rude boys/virgin • jam/monday/polydor • urban verbs/subways/wb • replacements/color me impressed/twin tone • suburbs/love is the law/polygram  • new models/permanent vacation/modern method • elevators/girlfriend's girlfriend/arista • nervebreakers/my girlfriend is a rock/wild child • cucumbers/my boyfriend/fake doom • don dixon/preying mantis/enigma • mission of burma/academy fight song/ace of hearts • scream/came without warning/dischord • brian briggs/see you on the other side/bearsville • wipers/d-7/park ave • elvis costello/mystery dance/columbia • dave alvin/border radio/sony • holly beth vincent/honalu/wounded bird • kirsty maccoll/he's on the beach/irs • let's active/blue line/irs • robin lane & the chartbusters/why do you tell lies/wb • third world/96 degrees in the shade/umg • barrence whitfield & the savages/stop twistin' my arm/rounder • black uhuru/spongi reggae/mango • 20/20/yellow pills/portrait • hoodo gurus/arthur/a&m • swimming pool q's/little misfit/db • x/hungry wolf/elektra • skids/into the valley/virgin

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