News of the day for July 13, 1984 - Everything over but the shouting in anticipation of the Democratic Convention in San Francisco the coming week. Meanwhile, everywhere else was turmoil. Northern Ireland violence, Iran-Iraq War, Ceasefire attempts in Lebanon, and the China-Vietnam War yielding high casualties.
Nights at the Roundtable Special with The Smiths in session at the BBC - August 9, 1984
In memory of the passing of Geraldine Ferraro - her acceptance speech as vice-Presidential nominee in 1984.
Newstalgia Downbeat with the McCoy Tyner Trio, live in Holland and recorded on March 1,1984
News reports for November 29th 1984 - The lame duck session of Congress, Bob Dole the Senate Majority leader in waiting, the budget, the deficit, moderate Republicans and the brethren that didn't like them. The Reagan Years.
(The Style Council - sly political sendup) [media id=17686] Since we at Newstalgia take requests, I've had several over the past few weeks for som
(Nick Lowe - quietly cranking out an ocean of memorable music) [media id=17178] Over to 1984 this weekend with a live concert from the Paris Theat
(Phil Lynott with Grand Slam - short lived - shorter life) [media id=17030] For all the popularity and success Phil Lynott had fronting Thin Lizzy
(Madness - words can't really describe) [media id=12874] I am having a very hard time wrapping my head around the fact that this track, Michael Ca
(The McMartin Pre-school Scandal - when in doubt, blame the Carter Administration) It was labeled "Americas Dirty Little Secret", the result of all