Anyone who thought Paul McCartney would slip from the hit making limelight after the Beatles split must have been left red faced throughout the 70s and 80s as his work with Wings and as a solo artist proved. We celebrate the master of pop this week on The 80s Lunchbox by making Paul McCartney’s Official Website our Website Of The Week . Tune in weekdays at midday on The Cheese to hear Paul and plenty of your 80s favourites.
Tina Turner had a string of hits in the 60s and early 70s with former husband Ike. For many stars it would have all been over shortly afterwards. Not so for Tina who relaunched her career in 1984 with a hit album and so became an even bigger star on her second run. Tina Turner fans are most loyal and we make her fan club website our Website Of The Week this week on The 80s Lunchbox. Listen for more details, weekdays from midday on The Cheese.
Chrissie Hynde and her band The Pretenders brought guitar based melodic pop back in fashion in 1980 and lasted throughout the decade with an impressive selection of hits. We celebrate the band by making the excellent fan site The Pretenders Archives our Website Of The Week on The 80s Lunchbox. Tune in weekdays at midday for your favourite 80s hits on The Cheese.
School chums Curt Smith and Roland Orzabel moved with the times in the early 80s and exchanged New Wave for New Romantic when they formed Tears For Fears. A string of hits followed, none lesser than Everybody Wants To Run The World which raised so much revenue for Live Aid related charities. We pay tribute to the band by making one of their best unofficial fan sites, S & B’s Tears 4 Fears Archive, our Website Of The Week this week on The 80s Lunchbox. Find out more weekdays from midday on The Cheese.