From Akron to MTV in the 1980s w/ Chris Butler

Will and Ray discuss current 1980s news including the new teaser clip for “Ghostbusters: Afterlife” that features an old villain. The pair calls Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan to help Rock DEVOte. Finally, the duo speaks with Chris Butler, founder, guitarist and composer for The Waitresses. The 80its learn how Chris and his music evolved to become the sound of the early 1980s.

[:50] Introduction

[2:12] 80s News

[8:45] Phone call with Mayor Dan Horrigan

[14:13] Ray recalls his brush with bands before they made it.

[22:15] Interview with Chris Butler

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