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It’s a five-hour tour through the pop, rock, and party hits of the 80s.  The songs and artists that defined the decade: 

Madonna, Pat Benatar, John Cougar Mellencamp, Phil Collins, Michael Jackson, Hall & Oates, Huey Lewis and the News, George Michael, Gloria Estefan, Cyndi Lauper, Heart, Billy Joel, Bangles, Go-Gos, J. Geils Band, Culture Club, Prince, Pointer Sisters, Journey, and many more!



Totally Awesome 80s Demo - Kent Jones
00:00 / 00:00

Heard on great stations around the world including: WFDL - Milwaukee, WI WSJY - Milwaukee, WI KEYF - Spokane, WA KHTR-F2 - Pullman, WA WUEZ-FM - Paducah, IL WALY-FM - Altoona, PA KZOY - Sioux Falls, SD WDEE-FM - Traverse City, MI KIBG-FM - Missoula, MT CFOB-FM - Ft. Frances, Ontario CJRL-FM - Kenora, Ontario CKDR-FM - Dryden, Ontario Jukebox Junction-DB - Toronto, ON Definitive Hits-SP-DB - Dodge Center, MN Flashback Radio-SP-DB - , HI Gator Radio Generations X-DB JoeFM - Midland, MI KBBN-FM - Broken Bow, NE KCUP-AM - Toledo-Newport, OR Kickin' Country Online-DB KIWA-FM - Sheldon, IA KOGY-DB - Phoenix, AZ KOPR-FM - Butte, MT KVRH-FM - Salida, CO KYVZ-FM - Atwood, KS Love of Life-DB - Jackson, MS OldiesRadioLive365-DB Power 104-DB - Toledo, OH Power 92 Retro 80s Radio 24/7-DB STPradio-DB WA Radio Net-DB - Perth, Australia WBBX-FM - Pocomoke City, MD WBZN-FM WFDL-FM - Lomira, WI WGTX-FM - Turo, MA WHTX-AM - Warren, OH WIRO-FM - Garrison, KY WKWV-SP-DB, Indianapolis, IN WLEM-AM - Emporium, PA WLFN Digital 2 - Waverly, TN WLKR-SP-DB - Oconee County, SC WLPK-AM - Indianapolis, IN WMOI-FM - Monmouth, IL WNBZ-FM - Saranac, NY WPAC- - Ogdensburg, NY WPNC-FM - Greenville-New Bern-Washington, NC WRKQ-AM/FM - Madisonville, TN WWYO-AM - Bluefield-Beckley-Oak Hill, WV WXZY-LPFM Yosemite Breeze-DB - Mariposa, CA

Hosted by Kent Jones

  • Radio veteran of 45+ years

  • Program Director of Classic Hits stations in Indianapolis, Oklahoma City, and Spokane since 1985

  • Radio and Records Program Director of the Year

  • Host of award-winning “Hit Magazine” on WTVN, Columbus

  • A huge fan of the 80s - playing this music on the air when it was new.



A 45-year radio veteran, Kent's career has taken him to New Jersey, Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana, Oklahoma, and Washington.  In the 80s, he hosted the award-winning "Hit Magazine" on WTVN, Columbus.  He went on to be morning personality and Program Director at Classic Hits stations in Indianapolis, Oklahoma City, and Spokane.  He spent 31 years programming legendary Classic Hits KOMA, consistently achieving top-5 ratings.  Kent was also named medium market Program Director of the year by Radio and Records magazine.

Kent says, "Hosting 'Totally Awesome 80s' is an exciting trip back to a decade that was really fun for me in radio.  The music was great and life was good.  We had great movies, classic video games, the advent of CDs, VCRs, and the personal computer revolution was just beginning.  It was an exciting time and the music of the 80s brings it all alive again!"

Your listeners will love to hear their favorite songs - and get a few "Wow, I didn't know that!" moments as they hear the stories behind the hits.  All presented in a fun fast-paced style!


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  • Dropbox download

  • 5 or 8 minutes local inventory per hour

  • Show promo included every week!

  • Custom promo tags voiced by Kent

Call Mike Tyler today!


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