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In the brand new two part Turn The Beat Around podcast, we play tribute to the musical highlights of the final year of 1980s.  1989 saw the release of several phenomenal albums including Madonna’s Like A Prayer, Donna Summer’s Another Place and Time as well as the explosion of acts of like Roxette, Bobby Brown and Black Box.  Some of the biggest movies for 89 were Batman, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, When Harry Met Sally and Weekend at Bernies.  Let Turn The Beat Around take you back an astonishing 30 years with a selection of 21 songs that defined a generation. Enjoy

Show originally aired on 12 April 2019

Songs played;

  1. C’MON AND GET MY LOVE D-Mob introducing Cathy Dennis 1989
  2. IF ONLY I COULD (Extended Version) Sydney Youngblood 1989
  3. THIS TIME I KNOW IT’S FOR REAL Donna Summer 1989
  4. COME HOME WITH ME BABY Dead Or Alive 1989
  5. REAL LOVE Jody Watley 1989
  6. MY PREROGATIVE Bobby Brown 1988
  7. DANGEROUS (Power Mix) Roxette 1989
  8. EVERYDAY (I LOVE YOU MORE) (Extended Version) Jason Donovan 1989
  9. ROCKING OVER THE BEAT Technotronic 1989
  10. FRENCH KISS Lil’ Louis 1989



About the author: Robbie


Robbie started spinning records as soon as he was tall enough to reach the turntable on top of the family stereo. At the age of 12, a career in radio was forged on community station Gippsland FM where he hosted a variety of shows including The Driving Force, an early morning breakfast slot and late night specialist music show, 45RPM. Robbie returned to his passion here at JOY 94.9 in 2013 as presenter of Turn The Beat Around.


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