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What Difference Does It Make

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Welcome to What Difference Does It Make. Dave and Holly talk all things 80s, but mostly music.


Chris Frantz Interview Talking Heads Tom Club Tina
Aug 7 • 24 min
Our talk with Chris Frantz continues as we get into why Talking Heads initially passed on signing a record contract, the genesis of Tom Tom Club and the making of Stop Making Sense. If you’d like to hear Chris narrate his book go to Audible for a free…
Chris Frantz of Talking Heads
Jul 31 • 30 min
We are so thrilled to talk with a member of Talking Heads, drummer Chris Frantz. Chris’ book “Remain In Love” is out and we get into the details of how a guy growing up in Pittsburgh puts down his artistic paintbrush, picks up some drum sticks and ends up…
Craig Rosen is back
Jul 24 • 29 min
Craig Rosen, journalist and friend of the show, returns with more stories involving Pete Buck and a beer, keeping Johnny Cash off of a speaker phone and refusing a collect call from Lou Reed. Good stuff! Don’t forget to check out Craig’s Influences on…
The Pandoras return
Jul 17 • 31 min
Melanie Vammen, Karen Basset and Sheri Kaplan Weinstein are back to talk all things Pandoras and what happens when a band breaks up and creates new opportunities. These musicians have formed a bond that continues to inspire. We encourage you to donate to…
The Pandoras
Jul 10 • 35 min
Melanie Vammen, Karen Basset and Sheri Kaplan Weinsten join us for a talk about their band, The Pandoras. They share their experiences as a young Southern Californian band coming of age in the 80s and keep the memories of Paula Pierce and Kim Shattuck…
Nick Egan: Punk Rock Video Director
Jul 3 • 38 min
Sure he’s directed videos for Kylie Minogue and Bon Jovi (just don’t tell Thom Yorke) but Nick Egan takes a punk rock approach to his videos. This leads to some clashes (pun intended) with Oasis and memorably Alanis Morissette. Nick dives deep into what…
Nick Egan Visual Artist
Jun 26 • 50 min
Self-proclaimed “creative vandal” Nick Egan has created some of the most iconic album artwork from The Clash and Bow Wow Wow to INXS and Duran Duran. In part one of our two part interview, we discuss how Nick got his start, all the way to working with Bob…
Alison Ellwood Director of Laurel Canyon documentary
Jun 19 • 46 min
We talk with director Alison Ellwood to discuss her latest documentary centered around the Laurel Canyon music scene of the 60s and 70s. Alison provides some great insight into what it takes to bring a documentary such as this to life. It’s a really great…
Kathy Valentine of The Go-Go’s Part 2
Jun 12 • 48 min
Our conversation with Kathy Valentine continues as she looks to the future as a Mother, Musician and Go-Go. We start off talking about the music she composed for her book “All I Ever Wanted”, which leads to family life and the future of the Go-Gos. If you…
Kathy Valentine of The Go-Gos
Jun 5 • 45 min
Anyone that has listened to our podcast for even a short period of time would probably recognize that we are huge fans of The Go-Gos. You can imagine how much of a thrill it is to talk to Kathy Valentine, bassist of The Go-Gos. Kathy co-wrote “Can’t Stop…
Doug “Cosmo” Clifford Drummer for Creedence Clearwater Revival
May 29 • 33 min
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Doug Clifford joins us at What Difference Does It Make. Our discussion starts with the Golliwogs, the band that eventually morphed into Creedence Clearwater Revival and leads into Doug’s solo album, Magic Window, an album…
Drummer Glen Sobel talk continued
May 22 • 34 min
It’s another great talk on What Difference Does It Make as Glen Sobel tells us the secret to getting into Alice Cooper’s Band, his experience on a major label with Beautiful Creatures and we go way back to Glen’s high school days to hear how he won the…
Glen Sobel Interview
May 15 • 34 min
Glen Sobel, drummer extraordinaire for Alice Cooper and Hollywood Vampires tells us about his start in the business and the prep that needs to be done to make a show seamless. We had some much fun talking with Glen, so enjoy part one of this two part…
Valley Girl 2020
May 8 • 44 min
We got the opportunity to talk with Producer Steven Wolfe and Director Rachel Lee Goldenberg for the just released re-imagining of the film Valley Girl. This jukebox musical version is set in the present and Alicia Silverstone plays the grown up character…
Andrew Gold “Something New” Part 2 talk with Leslie Kogan Gold
May 1 • 32 min
Our talk continues as Leslie Kogan Gold tells us all the exciting ideas she has to keep Andrew Gold’s music fresh and exciting. Besides the new album “Something New” out now via Omnivore Recordings, Leslie discusses the possibility collaborations, a…
Andrew Gold album “Something New” talk with Leslie Kogan Gold
Apr 24 • 31 min
To celebrate the release of “Something New: Unreleased Gold” by Andrew Gold, we got the opportunity to talk with Leslie Kogan Gold. It was a real treat to learn all about this amazing musician Sure, he had hits with “Lonely Boy” and “Thank You for Being A…
Music Journalist Craig Rosen Interview
Apr 17 • 49 min
We talk to Craig Rosen, the man literally wrote the book on Number One Albums and R.E.M. We dig into Craig’s origin story as a Valley Boy Hebrew School rebel cruising around in his Karmann Ghia. Craig not only loved The Clash and The Buzzcocks, but wanted…
JC Douglas answers some questions
Apr 10 • 23 min
If you’ve listened to our show at all you know that Holly and Dave ask each other music trivia questions at the end of each episode. JC Douglas from C100 in Nova Scotia wanted to be a part of the fun, so we drilled him on some questions. Turns out, each…
JC Douglas Interview
Apr 3 • 59 min
We are thrilled to get the opportunity to talk to Nova Scotia radio legend, JC Douglas. We talk about all things radio including first jobs, favorite Canadian bands and a few hijnks involving David Letterman and another with Tom Snyder. Of course we talk…
KROQ 1983 Top 106.7 songs 10 to 1
Mar 27 • 54 min
Please, please tell me now! What was the number 1 song on the World Famous KROQ’s 1983 countdown? Well you’ll just have to listen to the podcast because I think it is something you should know, but I’ll say no more. In this episode we count down the top…
1983 KROQ Top 106.7 Songs 21 to 11
Mar 20 • 51 min
Well in this time of social distancing we heed the words of David Bowie, “I don’t want to go out. I want to say in. And get things done”. We do our best by consuming bagels and talking about haircuts, the German language and Weird Al. It’s Madness from…
1983 KROQ Top 106.7 Songs 30 to 21
Mar 13 • 49 min
Did you see the video? Holly continually swats away the question. Okay maybe she didn’t see the videos, but she knows the songs. We discuss the most popular songs played on 106.7 KROQ in the year 1983. This episode we discuss songs 30 to 21 on the…
1983 KROQ Top 106.7 Songs 40 TO 31
Mar 6 • 45 min
This week’s episode feels just like the video for “The One Thing by INXS as we devour Randy’s donuts and try to figure out how to pronounce the dessert known as blancmange. In between donuts, there’s talk of South Park’s Randy Marsh, the proliferation of…
1983 KROQ Top 106.7 Songs 50 to 41
Feb 28 • 48 min
This episode includes talk of cover songs, alcohol and break-ups. No we have not switched formats to country music but each song we discuss this week seems to be centered around those topics. It’s a fun talk and Holly and I are proud to be associated with…
1983 KROQ Top 106.7 Songs 60 to 51
Feb 21 • 48 min
Counting down the hits from 1983 as played on radio station KROQ in Los Angeles entails more rabbits holes to go down. We end up analyzing the number one dance songs from 1983. This segues into stalking rock stars and bands that we thought were going to…
1983 KROQ Top 106.7 Songs 70 to 61
Jan 31 • 48 min
This Ep is dominated by Austrian superstar, Falco. We try to talk German, Alles klar? Der Kommissar and fail miserably. Falco talk naturally leads to After The Fire and Laura Branigan. Our favorite bands from Athens are also on this list and then there’s…
KROQ 1983 Top 106.7 Songs 80 to 71
Jan 24 • 48 min
This episode we debate the significance of the age seventeen and the importance of the marimba. We wonder if Peter Garrett is 8 feet tall (he’s actually 6 foot 4) and if “Doot Doot” is the ultimate make out song (It is). Yes, it’s another deep dive in…
1983 KROQ Top 106.7 Songs 90 to 81
Jan 17 • 40 min
This week we talk about songs we totally love like Aztec Camera and songs we that left us oblivious. Plus more parenthesis talk! However, instead of being positive like (Keep Feeling) and (Go For It!), the directions are negative (Don’t Do It) and wistful…
1983 KROQ Top 106.7 Songs 100 to 91
Jan 10 • 47 min
From haircuts (A Flock of Seagulls vs. Kajagoogoo) to TV and Film actors (Spandau Ballet) to literally parenthesis telling you to (Go For it!) and (Keep Feeling) we discuss it all. We’re talking about the top songs from the World Famous KROQ in Los…
KROQ 1983 Top 106.7 of the year songs 106.7 to 101
Jan 3 • 37 min
We start off our KROQ countdown of 1983 by talking about mullets and the Love Boat. Don’t worry it all makes sense. There are some lost classics contained at the bottom of this list including a B-Side from A Flock of Seagulls and one from Australian band…
New Year’s Eve Music Favorites
Dec 27, 2019 • 39 min
Happy New Year! We discuss our new year’s traditions, new year’s resolutions, the history behind toasts and of course, all our favorite music we play to usher in the new year. Follow along on our What Difference Does It Make Spotify playlist.…
Christmas Music Favorites
Dec 20, 2019 • 29 min
What Difference Does It Make talks Christmas music. There are a couple favorites centered around skiing and Holly tells us how she wooed her future husband with some skiing lessons. We also discuss a couple old school Christmas rap classics. Listen to the…
1983 Pop Culture Part 2
Nov 8, 2019 • 26 min
The “olds” try not to be poseurs and stay woke in this Part 2 special looking back at Pop Culture of 1983. We are primed and ready as continue to talk about fashion and television and for some reason we talk about promise rings and Peanut Butter &…
1983 Pop Culture Part 1
Nov 1, 2019 • 32 min
We kick off a new season of What Difference Does It Make by diving into the year 1983. Before we do our deep dive into the music we go down the rabbit hole (as we mention that phrase too many time to mention) and talk movies and fashion. Actually, Dave…
Halloween Remastered
Oct 31, 2019 • 44 min
It’s not a repeat if you haven’t heard it before and it’s the perfect time to revisit Dave’s favorite holiday and the one Holly tolerates because candy is involved. We talk about our favorite songs and movies that Holly has yet to see…I’m still waiting to…
Dan McGrath Interview Part 2
Oct 18, 2019 • 39 min
Holly and Dave continue their lively talk with Dan McGrath, composer of The Strictly Come Dancing series in the UK and self-proclaimed 80s music nerd. Dan talks about how he was fortunate enough to witness an early performance of Depeche Mode at his…
Dan “The Sound Man” McGrath Interview
Oct 11, 2019 • 31 min
The week we talk to Dan McGrath, composer of The Strictly Come Dancing series in the UK and self-proclaimed 80s music nerd. Dan talks about his love of Depeche Mode, Gary Numan and Yazoo and shares a few encounters he’s had with Annie Lennox and his…
Nick Bedding: Record Promotions Guy Part Two Interview
Oct 4, 2019 • 51 min
In Part Two of our interview with Record Promotions Guy, Nick Bedding, we talk about how Nick learned his chops from some of the best promo people around like Phil Costello, Jeffrey Naumann and Claire Parr. It’s a fun listen as Nick takes us through his…
Nick Bedding: Record Promotions Guy. Part One Interview
Sep 27, 2019 • 33 min
In the first part of our interview, Nick Bedding talks about his first exposure to music in his hometown of Croydon which is South of London to his move to Valencia, California which is north of nowhere. We’ll hear about first music. first shows, first…
Eddie Money and Ric Ocasek Tribute
Sep 21, 2019 • 36 min
Holly and Dave celebrate the music of Eddie Money and Ric Ocasek. Two artists that knew how to exhibit their own brand of cool and were able to create some of the most memorable mainstream pop hits that somehow still rocked. Both men had a keen sense of…
Trevor Steel of The Escape Club Interview
Sep 13, 2019 • 40 min
We are very happy to welcome Trevor Steel of The Escape Club into our studios. Trevor was happy to share band stories including where he was when he found out “Wild, Wild West” had hit number one, the terror he faced trying to make the underwater video…
Pasadena Daydream Wrap Up Show
Sep 4, 2019 • 19 min
Dave and Holly venture outside the studio to experience an actual concert going experience. The Pasadena Daydream Festival curated by Robert Smith of The Cure. Here all about our strategy to experience as much of the the music as possible while still…
Pasadena Daydream Preshow Podcast Part 2
Aug 28, 2019 • 27 min
For part 2 of our Pasadena Daydream Festival Preshow tailgate party, Dave lays down his rules for preparing for a concert. Holly provides the opposing viewpoint. Based on the Part 1 lottery picks, Holly takes the lead in discussing most of the larger font…
Pasadena Daydream Preshow Podcast Part 1
Aug 21, 2019 • 33 min
Dave and Holly have a drawing to determine which 5 of the 10 bands that each will discuss for the Pasadena Daydream Festival curated by Robert Smith of The Cure. Dave picks 4 of the 5 smaller font bands for part 1 and drops some knowledge about…
Nick Longo interview on Artist Logos Part 2
Aug 16, 2019 • 20 min
It’s the final part of our “What Difference Does It Make Podcast” interview with Nick Longo of Longo Designs. Nick lets us know that sometimes fonts work for bands like NWA and Pink Floyd, most hair metal fonts had a similar look and never, ever. ever use…
Nick Longo Interview on Artist Logos Part 1
Aug 9, 2019 • 24 min
What makes an iconic Artist Logo? It’s a lot to consider but sometimes simplicity is best. Branding Specialist Nick Longo of Longo Designs breaks it down for us and lets us know why KISS, AC/DC and Aerosmith, among many others were able to tap into…
Nick Longo Interview Album Covers Part 2
Aug 2, 2019 • 32 min
In part 2 of our interview with Nick Longo of Longo Designs, we dissect the two iconic Rush album covers, Permanent Waves and Moving Pictures and discuss why the Pretenders debut and The Talking Heads Remain In Light album covers were so effective. Nick…
Nick Longo Interview Album Covers Part 1
Jul 26, 2019 • 23 min
In part 1 of our extensive interview with Brand Builder Nick Longo, we discuss why the What Difference Does It Podcast logo works so well, after all he is the person that created it. We also talk about what defines 80s artwork. why Van Halen’s 1984 cover…
KROQ 1982 Countdown Song Numbers 10 to 1
Jul 19, 2019 • 46 min
In our season 3 finale, we wrap up the year that was 1982 on the KROQ charts. The Go-Gos take a vacation, Sparks make some predictions and Foster Farms gives a unique twist to Human League’s “Don’t You Want Me”. Plus Dave goes on Urban Dictionary and…
KROQ 1982 Countdown Song Numbers 20 to 11
Jul 12, 2019 • 43 min
Dave and Holly discuss going to a Go-Go with The Rolling Stones, Aidan Quinn and Darryl Hannah dancing to Romeo Void and Toni Basil strutting her stuff with the Monkees Davey Jones. Plus Adam Ant pays tribute to Monty Python. All this and more as we make…
Favorite 80s Summer Songs Part 2
Jul 5, 2019 • 43 min
In part two of our super summer salute to the splendid songs of summer, Dave learns about that “It Take Two” was sampled heavily from the song “Think (About It) by Lyn Collins. Holly learns that Kimberley Rew is a part of the Waves in Katrina & The Waves…
80s Summer Songs Favorites
Jun 28, 2019 • 37 min
We welcome special guest Chelsea Cantos into our What Difference Does It Make studio. Holly’s daughter just wanted to tag along and see how the “magic” happens but she happily strapped on the “cans” and became a big part of our show offering up her unique…
KROQ 1982 Countdown Songs Numbers 30 to 21
Jun 21, 2019 • 41 min
Summer is here so Holly and Dave start imagining going on a Duran Duran type tour and heading to Sri Lanka or hanging out to the beach and listening to Haircut 100. However you may enjoy the change in season, come back with us to 1982 and give the What…
Father’s Day Music Favorites Part 3
Jun 14, 2019 • 39 min
In Part 3 of our salute to Father’s Day, Dave switches gears and talks about some of the songs that mean the most with him and his daughters, while Holly talks abut the songs that mean the most with her father as well as the artists that connect with her…
Father’s Day Music Favorites Part 2
Jun 7, 2019 • 21 min
Dave and Holly continue to salute their Fathers. We get a history lesson about the Edmund Fitzgerald and learn about Holly’s parents ability to solve the Hawaii 5-0 crime within 12 minutes of a 60 minute show. We also get a special surprise guest to enter…
Father’s Day Music Favorites
May 31, 2019 • 40 min
In the first of our 3 part feature for Father’s Day, Dave and Holly reflect on the songs of their youth and the artists that they learned about thanks to their Dads. Dave remembers going to his first concert and smelling something “funny” in the air.…
KROQ Countdown Song Numbers 40 to 31 from 1982
May 24, 2019 • 46 min
In our “bits and chunks” episode of What Difference Does It Make, we discuss a couple Levis commercials, Principal Vernon from The Breakfast Club and the love affair between Gloria Jones and Marc Bolan. In between the discussions, we manage to talk about…
1982 KROQ Countdown Song Numbers 50 to 41
May 17, 2019 • 48 min
A lot to unravel in this episode. Tattoos on Jews, John Cusack or Adam Levine, Stan Ridgway singing inside a pot full of beans and we learn about King Cotton and Roscoe’s Rap. It’s all inside our KROQ countdown from 1982 as we discuss song 50 to 41.…
Mother’s Day Music Favorites Part 2
May 10, 2019 • 38 min
There’s a lot to love about this episode, bad singing, long bus rides, Welcome Back Kotter, Carly Simon and of course our Moms. We talk about the songs that helped shape our lives through song. Happy Mother’s Day! You mean the world to us. Follow along on…
Mother’s Day Music Favorites
May 3, 2019 • 34 min
In this very special episode, Dave and Holly take a break from the 80s to salute our moms. We discuss the music that our Moms introduced us to and in Holly case, music she passed on to her children. These are songs that influenced and helped shape who we…
1982 KROQ Countdown Song Numbers 60 to 51
Apr 26, 2019 • 29 min
Holly and Dave try to get water? milk? blood? from a turnip in this episode and discuss Inglorious Bastards, Area Codes, prank phone calls and Simon, Holly’s WAZE guy. We also manage to discuss songs 60 to 51 from KROQ’s original 1982 year end list. You…
1982 KROQ Countdown Song Numbers 70 to 61
Apr 19, 2019 • 32 min
Dave and Holly have an “interesting” episode. They begin by wondering if the word “interesting” is an effective word to describe something of interest. Holly gives a shout out to her most interesting high school teacher, Holly quizzes Dave on interesting…
1982 KROQ Countdown Song Numbers 79 to 71
Apr 12, 2019 • 15 min
In this episode Holly and Dave discuss how nice it would be to be Nick Lowe and unexpectedly receive a million dollar check for a song you wrote 20 years ago. Dave worries about parking on the dance floor while hanging out at the record machine. He also…
1982 KROQ Countdown Song Numbers 90 to 80
Apr 5, 2019 • 30 min
After a month hiatus due to St. Patrick’s Day and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Holly and Dave are back at it going back to 1982 and talking about the songs we heard back in 1982 on KROQ Roq of The 80s in Los Angeles. In this episode we go through songs…
Rock Hall Inductees 2019 Part 2
Mar 28, 2019 • 42 min
In anticipation of the 2019 Inductees, Dave and Holly spend most of their time talking about wanting to see Janet and Def Leppard in Vegas and The Cure in Australia. Dave struggles with the spelling of Leppard and Holly struggles with trying to guess the…
Rock Hall Inductees Class of 2019
Mar 22, 2019 • 24 min
Dave and Holly talk about the the seven Inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for 2019. In this episode, we start off our conversation with Winger(?!?) and ending it with MTV’s Real World. In between, we do manage to talk about our love for Stevie…
St. Patrick’s Day Music Favorites Part 2
Mar 15, 2019 • 30 min
Dave and Holly celebrate Lá Fhéile Phádraig or St. Patrick’s Day as some of you might call it by realizing they can’t pronounce a lick of Gaelic. We fail to pronounce the names Feargal Sharkey (of The Undertones) or Liam Ó Maonlaí (of Hothouse Flowers)…
St. Patrick’s Day Music Favorites
Mar 8, 2019 • 24 min
Two Jews from the San Fernando Valley talk about St. Patrick’s Day and the music they love. Holly speaks of her love of U2 and experience visiting Dublin while Dave wants to have whisky in the jar or perhaps a pint (or two) of Sally Maclennane in hand…
1982 KROQ Countdown 100-91
Mar 1, 2019 • 24 min
Simon LeBon may have said being on a boat for Duran Duran’s Rio video was a joke but Holly and Dave knew this something to aspire to. We should all look this good whilst sailing. The real joke was the “Sex” song by Berlin. And there was nothing funny…
1982 KROQ Countdown 106.7 to 101
Feb 22, 2019 • 30 min
Dave and Holly talk about the songs that we heard on KROQ in 1982. The first song on the list “I Had Sex With ET” by Barnes and Barnes leads into a podcast within our podcast, “Movie Talk” with Dave and Holly. We eventually start talking about some of our…
Valentine’s Day Music Favorites Part 2
Feb 14, 2019 • 37 min
Happy Valentine’s Day! Dave and Holly talk about just a few of their favorite love songs from the 80s. Dave almost cries reading a Bruce Springsteen lyric and we also talk Grammys and Holly’s favorite loves; Bryan Adams and Adam Levine. Hear all songs…
Valentine’s Day 80s Music Favorites
Feb 6, 2019 • 32 min
Holly and Dave discuss their favorite songs of love from the 80s. Dave starts with an homage to singer/songwriter James Ingram and Holly uses this opportunity to talk more about The Cure and we wonder what exactly is a Bizarre Love Triangle. Follow along…
Freddy Snakeskin of KROQ Interview Part 3
Jan 25, 2019 • 25 min
In the final of our 3 part interview with Freddy Snakeskin. We talk about more about the air talent including Richard Blade and Swedish Egil and the beginning of the end for the ROQ of the 80s format. Freddy discusses his flip to MARS FM and once again…
Freddy Snakeskin of KROQ Interview Part 2
Jan 16, 2019 • 17 min
Freddy Snakeskin talks about helping the innovator of the “ROQ of the 80s” format, Rick Caroll manage KROQ and then taking over for Rick and becoming the Program Director. Freddy also discusses the amazing on air talent including Rachel Donahue, Dusty…
Freddy Snakeskin of KROQ Interview Part 1
Jan 9, 2019 • 22 min
Holly and Dave get to interview one of their radio heroes, the one and only Freddie Snakeskin, air talent and PD for KROQ Roq of the 80s. In part 1, Freddie talks about his origin story and the cast of characters that helped shape the station. Follow us…
80s Holiday Music Favorites Part 4
Dec 21, 2018 • 36 min
Dave talks most about what he loves, which is Christmas Pop Culture as Holly plays the part of the Grinch. It’s A Wonderful Christmas Podcast! Listen to our Spotify playlist https://spoti.fi/2QIOOLD Follow us at https://www.wddimpodcast.com —- This…
80s Holiday Music Favorites Part 3
Dec 14, 2018 • 34 min
It’s Christmas Time. There’s no need to be afraid. And yet, Holly has a hard time accepting this joyous holiday. We talk lyrical content, the wonder that is “Do They Know It’s Christmas” and the Action/Christmas movie “Die Hard” Follow us at…
80s Holiday Music Favorites Part 2
Dec 7, 2018 • 29 min
Dave and Holly discuss Christmas songs centering around skiing and lost girlfriends. Spoiler alert: George Michael is okay with it. Also more Holly, Jolly merriment in this happiest of holidays. Follow along on our Spotify playlist spoti.fi/2BLd8mY Follow…
80s Holiday Music Favorites
Nov 30, 2018 • 39 min
In this episode, Holly takes the lead and names off her favorite Chanukah (always spelled with a CH never just an H) music. Dave just thinks of Christmas (also spelled with a CH) and is shocked, SHOCKED that Holly is unfamiliar with one of his favorite…
Thanksgiving Music Favorites Part 2
Nov 20, 2018 • 24 min
Dave & Holly continue their discussion of songs that make them think of Thanksgiving. Holly is Kind and Generous and thinks of Chocolate Cake. Dave thinks of Charlie Brown and Planes, Trains & Automobiles. Follow along on our Spotify playlist…
Thanksgiving Music Favorites
Nov 16, 2018 • 34 min
Dave and Holly discuss the songs that make them thankful during this time of year. Holly goes for the literal thank you songs while Dave dives into hippie mode and picks a couple songs for the freaks. Spotify playlist is https://spoti.fi/2Q1RSkJ Follow us…
Favorite Albums from 1982 Part 2
Nov 9, 2018 • 37 min
Dave and Holly continue their talk about their favorite albums from 1982. Holly seems to favor bands from Down Under like INXS and Split Enz while Dave goes for odd looking Englishmen like Elvis Costello and Richard Thompson. Listen to the music discussed…
Favorite Albums from 1982
Nov 2, 2018 • 38 min
Dave and Holly talk about their favorite albums from 1982. Holly liked to dance and swoon citing Yaz and ABC. Dave liked to feel morbid citing Springsteen’s Nebraska. However, they agree that 1999 was what made 1982 special. Thanks Prince! Our Spotify…
Halloween Music Favorites from the 80s Part 2
Oct 26, 2018 • 26 min
Dave and Holly continue their discussion of their favorites songs honoring this haunted holiday. Dave seems to like goofy hip hop songs while Holly likes love songs. I guess they don’t like scary things. Plus, Holly’s 80’s Heavy Metal knowledge is put to…
Halloween Music Favorites from the 80s
Oct 19, 2018 • 32 min
In our special two part edition of our favorite Halloween songs, we have a lively discourse on our favorite candies, Holly talks about her favorite Godfather of Goth, Robert Smith and Dave discusses all things Bela Lugosi and his favorite Godfather of…
KROQ 1981 Top Songs 20 to 11
Oct 12, 2018 • 27 min
We’ve reached number 11 as we do our deep dive into the top 106.7 songs played on KROQ in 1981. The women reign supreme as Chrissie Hynde, Lene Lovich and The Go-Go’s, dominated the KROQ airwaves. In addition, Holly fawns over Adam Ant and Dave wonders…
KROQ 1981 Top Songs 30 to 21
Oct 3, 2018 • 21 min
Dave and Holly continue to count down the songs played on KROQ in 1981. Dave reminisces about The Waitresses and Square Pegs, attempts to remind Holly about the Adam Ant Prince Charming dance and making mixtapes. Holly reminisces about high school…
KROQ 1981 Top Songs 39 to 31
Sep 26, 2018 • 28 min
Holly and Dave discuss songs 39 to 31 of the KROQ countdown from 1981. Strange but true KROQ played Rush’s Tom Sawyer in 1981 so Holly gets to geek out over her favorite prog rock band and Dave still doesn’t know how to pronounce the drummer’s name. Holly…
KROQ 1981 Top 106.7 songs 69 to 40
Sep 19, 2018 • 20 min
Holly and Dave continue their discussion of the top 106.7 songs played on KROQ in 1981. In this Ep we go through songs 69 (wink) to number 40. So many dirty songs on this list, from Sex Junkie to What Does Sex Mean To Me. Spotify playlist is at…
KROQ 106.7 Top Songs of 1981
Sep 10, 2018 • 31 min
Holly and Dave talk about the top 106.7 songs played on Los Angeles radio station KROQ in 1981. In this first part we get up to song #70. If you want to hear the music on Spotify you should go to https://spoti.fi/2O3ONw4 —- This episode is sponsored by ·…
Jeff Lynne’s ELO
Aug 31, 2018 • 33 min
Holly sees Jeff Lynne’s ELO and we see if there’s any difference between shows from 1978 and 2018. Holly frets about the alleged meaning behind Livin’ Thing and since this is an 80s podcast, we touch on ELO’s 1981 album “Time”. —- This episode is…
80s Tribute Bands
Aug 22, 2018 • 18 min
Dave and Holly discuss tribute bands. And would Holly actually take a couple Sheryl Crow albums as her Desert Island Discs? Would Dave take The Smithereens? —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app…
The 80s Retro Futura show with ABC and Modern English
Aug 15, 2018 • 27 min
Dave and Holly discuss the expectations and realities of seeing a nostalgic 80s show featuring ABC, Modern English, Tony Lewis of The Outfield, Limahl of Kajagogo and Annabella of Bow Wow Wow. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to…
MTV: The First 25 Videos Part 2
Aug 8, 2018 • 24 min
Dave and Holly talk about the first 25 videos that were played on MTV on August 1, 1981. In this episode we agree that Iron Maiden seguing into REO Speedwagon is a horrible idea. Holly learns about Mr. Briefcase and she teaches Dave about the real meaning…
MTV: The first 25 videos
Aug 1, 2018 • 33 min
Dave & Holly talk about the day that was August 1, 1981. The launch of MTV. We’ll discuss the first 25 videos played. Part one includes everyone’s favorite music trivia question, the musical direction of Styx and Holly learns the definition of brass when…
1980 Yacht Rock
Jul 23, 2018 • 29 min
Dave & Holly continue to discuss their love (and hate) of music from 1980. Dave does the dirty work and watches Forbidden Zone, the film debut for The Mystic Knights of The Oingo Boingo and scored by recent high school grad, Danny Elfman. We also discuss…
Our Favorite Music from 1980
Jul 5, 2018 • 31 min
Dave & Holly discuss more music from the year 1980 and we discover that we need an assistant to help us remember everything. You can her the music interspersed through our conversation on Anchor or listen to the playlist on Spotify…
KROQ 106.7 Best Songs of 1980
Jun 25, 2018 • 40 min
Dave and Holly discuss the 1980 KROQ playlist and love that both Squeeze and AC/DC are on it. Plus, why does Holly hate Devo? Follow us at https://www.wddimpodcast.com —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wddim/message
Maroon 5, Pink, Johnny Marr and Ray LaMontagne. The Concert Experience
Jun 13, 2018 • 33 min
This week Holly reports on seeing two of her favorite artists; Maroon 5 and Pink. Dave talks about Johnny Marr and Ray LaMontagne. We discuss set list strategies and I ask Holly if she can name a member of Maroon 5 not named Adam Levine Follow us at…
What Difference Does It Make (Trailer)
May 28, 2018 • 0 min
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