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

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