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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 Friday, 12 April 2019

Songs Played;

  1. YOU’LL NEVER STOP ME LOVING YOU (Extended Version) Sonia 1989
  2. PARTYTIME Prince 1989
  3. MISS YOU MUCH (7″ House Mix) Janet Jackson 1989
  4. EXPRESS YOURSELF (Non-Stop Express Mix) Madonna 1989
  5. PERSONAL JESUS (Pump Mix) Depeche Mode 1989
  6.  THAT’S WHAT I CALL LOVE Kate Ceberano 1989
  7. I WANT THAT MAN Deborah Harry 1989
  8. ALL AROUND THE WORLD Lisa Stansfield 1989
  9. WORK IT OUT Steve ‘Silk’ Hurley feat. M-Doc 1989
  10. RIDE ON TIME Black Box 1989
  11. TEARDROPS Womack & Womack 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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