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80s Music and Your Memory

Recorded before a live Facebook (and YouTube) audience, Will, Kat and Jon discuss current 1980s news including: Sony acquires the “Cola Wars” movie Did Road House reboot use AI? Wonka event makes children cry Then, we discuss the power (and science) of music to transport us back to moments from our youths. And we share songs to try and evoke your memories. Which songs take you instantly back to a an earlier time and what do you recall? Introduction – 00:00 1980s News – 5:15 How Music Makes Us Time Travel – 36:25 Wrap-Up & Your Feedback – 1:13:30 Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/@1980snow

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The 1980s were a formative time for Will Padilla. The founder and co-host of the 1980s Now podcast likens the decade to the European Renaissance from centuries ago.

“Unlike decades since and many decades prior, it has had a bigger influence on what continued after it, in terms of media, than any other,” Padilla says. “There was such an influx of new tech and globalization that burst these new forms of music and movies that continue today.”

You’ll hear all about those movies…”