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Rock This Country and Red107.8 Proudly present – The Grace Journey – The Anniversary Concert on the 1st July 2017 at the Stables, Park Street Mews

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Rock This Country and Red107.8 Proudly present – The Grace Journey – The Anniversary Concert on the 1st July 2017 at the Stables, Park Street Mews

Do You Really Remember 90s Movies?

One of the best things about the 90s was the incredible movies we got to enjoy. If you are a true 90s fan, you should be able to recognize the iconic movies of the 90s, by just one picture. Take this quiz to find out whether you are a true 90s fan or not. 😀

Do You Really Know 80s Music?

The absolutely brilliant songs of the 80s…. How can we not love them? But, is your love for these beautiful classics enough to recognize them by just one line? Take this quiz and find out! 😀  

Aerosmith – I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing

This classic which was released in 1998 was written by Diane Warren for the film Armageddon. It was a # hit in many countries including USA, UK and Australia. It won MTV Video Music Awards for ‘Best Video from a Film’ and ‘Best Song from a Movie’. Aerosmith’s official music video for ‘I Don’t Want To Miss A […]

Mariah Carey – Always Be My Baby

This classic released in 1995 was written by Mariah Carey, Jermaine Dupri and Manuel Seal. The song was a number 1 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 and was a global hit. Mariah Carey’s official music video for ‘Always Be My Baby’.  

Bill Medley, Jennifer Warnes – (I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life

This classic which was released in 1987, was used as the theme song of the film ‘Dirty Dancing’. It topped charts around the world. The song won many awards including including the Grammy Award for ‘Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals’, an Academy Award for ‘Best Original Song’ and a Golden Globe […]

Bryan Adams – Summer Of ’69

This classic released in 1985 was written by Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance. The song was a global hit and topped many charts. The song received a nomination for MTV Video Music Award in the category for Best Male Video. Bryan Adams’ official video for ‘Summer of ’69’.  

Toto – Africa

This classic which was released in 1982 was written by David Paich and Jeff Porcaro. It was a #1 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 and gained worldwide popularity. It has been covered by artists since its release. Toto’s official music video for ‘Africa’.  

Phil Collins – Another Day In Paradise

This classic which was released in 1989 was written by Phil Collins himself. The song was a global hit and topped many charts around the world. In 1991, the song won the Grammy Award for ‘Record of the Year’. It received Grammy Award nominations for ‘Song of the Year’, ‘Best Pop Vocal Performance’, ‘Male and […]

Stevie Wonder – I Just Called To Say I Love You

This classic written by Stevie Wonder himself was released in 1984. It was a #1 hit in more than 20 countries. The song was featured in ‘The Woman in Red’ and it won both a Golden Globe and an Academy Award for Best Original Song. The song also received three Grammy Award nominations for ‘Best Male […]

Cyndi Lauper – True Colors

This classic released in 1986 was written by Tom Kelly and Billy Steinberg. The song was a #1 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 and was a top 10 hit in many countries. It received the Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance. It has been covered by many artists since its release. Cyndi Lauper’s official […]

Madonna – La Isla Bonita

This classic released in 1987 was written by Madonna, Patrick Leonard and Bruce Gaitsch.  The song was a #1 hit in many countries and became a worldwide favourite. The song has been covered  by many artists since its release. Madonna’s official music video for ‘La Isla Bonita’.  

Europe – The Final Countdown

This classic released in 1986 was written by Joey Tempest. The song was a #1 hit in more than 25 countries including UK, France, Germany and South Africa. The song is frequently played at sporting events. It has been covered by many artists since its release. Europe’s official music video for ‘The Final Countdown’.  

Backstreet Boys – As Long As You Love Me

This classic released in 1997 was written by Max Martin. The song was a top 10 hit in many countries including USA, UK, Australia, Canada and New Zealand. Backstreet Boys’ official music video for ‘As Long As You Love Me’.  

ABBA – Dancing Queen

This classic released in 1976 was written by Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus and Stig Anderson. It was a #1 hit on Billboard Hot 100 and topped the charts of UK, Australia, Canada and many other countries. Dancing Queen has been referred to as the “best pop song ever” and has been covered by many artists […]

Gloria Gaynor – I Will Survive

This classic released in 1978 was written by Freddie Perren and Dino Fekaris. It topped Billboard Hot 100 and UK singles chart and is a popular disco anthem to date. Gloria Gaynor performing ‘I will Survive’.  

Katrina & The Waves – Walking On Sunshine

This classic released in 1985 was written by Kimberley Rew. The song was a top 10 hit in many countries including USA, UK, Australia and Canada. The song was covered by Dolly Parton and Aly & AJ and many other artistes. The song has also been featured in many films, TV series and commercials. Official […]

Cyndi Lauper – Girls Just Want To Have Fun

This classic released in 1983 was was originally written and recorded by Robert Hazard in 1979 and Cyndi Lauper’s version has been covered by many artists since its release. The song became a worldwide hit and was featured in many movies and television shows. It received Grammy Award nominations for ‘Record of the Year’ and ‘Best […]

Billy Joel – Uptown Girl

This classic released in 1983 was released by Billy Joel. The song was later covered by Westlife. The original version of the song was a chart topper in the Uk, Australia and New Zealand. Billy Joel’s official music video for ‘Uptown Girl’.    

Queen – Don’t Stop Me Now

This classic released in 1979 was written by Freddie Mercury and has been covered by many artists since its release and the original version has been frequently featured in pop culture. Queen’s official music video for ‘Don’t Stop Me Now’.  

Nena – 99 Red Balloons

This classic anti-war protest song released in 1984 was originally written in German by Carlo Karges and was later written in English by Kevin McAlea. The song was a chart topper in the UK and Canada. Nena’s  music video for ’99 Red Balloons’.  

A-ha – Take On Me

This classic which was released in 1984 was written by Magne Furuholmen, Morten Harket and Pal Waaktaar. The song which was a #1 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 was in the chart for 23 weeks. The revolutionary music video that was released for Take On Me won 6 awards at the 1986 MTV Video Music […]

Foreigner – I Want To Know What Love Is

Released in 1984, this power ballad was written by Mick Jones. It was a #1 hit in 8 countries including USA, UK, Australia and Canada. In 1986 the song received Grammy Award nominations for ‘Song of the Year’ and ‘Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals’. Music video by Foreigner performing I […]

R.E.M. – Losing My Religion

This classic which was released in 1991 was written by Bill Berry, Peter Buck, Mike Mills and Michael Stipe. It peaked at #4 on the Billboard Hot 100. It won the Grammy Awards for  ‘Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal’ and ‘Best Short Form Music Video’ in 1992. R.E.M.’s official video for ‘Losing My […]

George Michael – Jesus to a Child

This classic which was released in 1996 was written by George Michael. It was a number 1 hit in 7 countries including the United Kingdom, Australia and Canada. George Michael’s official music video for ‘Jesus to a Child’.  

Shakin’ Stevens – Merry Christmas Everyone

This classic which was released in 1985 was written by Bob Heatlie. It was a #1 hit on the UK singles chart  and has been included in many Christmas collections since its release. Shakin’ Stevens’ official music video for ‘Merry Christmas Everyone’.  

Mariah Carey – Miss You Most

This classic which was released in 1994 was written by Walter Afanasieff and Mariah Carey. Mariah Carey’s official music video for ‘Miss You Most (At Christmas Time)’.  

Wham! – Last Christmas

This classic which was released in 1984 was written by George Michael. It peaked at #2 in UK singles chart and has been a top 5 single in many countries since its release. Wham!’s official music video for ‘Last Christmas’.  

How Well Do You Know Christmas Movies?

‘Tis the season we all love and what makes it better? The movies. From sentimental favorites to comedies to action and even horror, Christmas movies offer it all. Match these quotes to the movies they are from and check how well you know your favourite Christmas movies.   “

Mariah Carey – All I Want for Christmas Is You

This classic which was released in 1994 was written by Mariah Carey and Walter Afanasieff and has been covered by many artists. The original version was a top 10 hit in more than 10 countries including USA, UK and Australia. Mariah Carey’s official music video for ‘All I Want for Christmas Is You’.

Bon Jovi – Livin’ On A Prayer

This classic released in 1986 was written by Jon Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora, and Desmond Child. It was a #1 hit on both Billboard Hot 100 and Billboard Mainstream Rock. Music video by Bon Jovi performing Livin’ On A Prayer.

Pink Floyd – Another Brick in the Wall

The rock opera which was released in 1979 was written by Roger Waters. It is a compilation of three songs  named ‘Reminiscing’, ‘Education’ and Drugs’. The song was a chart topper in 15 countries including the USA, UK, Australia and Canada. The official video of Pink Floyd’s ‘Another Brick in the Wall’.

Jennifer Rush – The Power Of Love

This classic released in 1984 has been covered by several artists including  Celine Dion, Laura Branigan, Helene Fischer, and Air Supply. The original version became a chart topper in 8 countries including the UK, Australia and Canada. Music video by Jennifer Rush performing The Power Of Love.  

Soul Asylum – Runaway Train

This power ballad which was released in 1993 was written by Dave Pirner and it became a success around the world. It was a top 10 hit in more than 10 countries. It won the Grammy Award for Best Rock Song in 1994. Soul Asylum’s official music video for ‘Runaway Train’.

Peter Andre – Mysterious Girl

This classic which was released in 1996 was written by Glen Goldsmith, Philip Jackson, Ollie Jacobs and Andre. The song topped charts in New Zealand and  was a top 10 hit in Australia and UK. Peter Andre’s official video for ‘Mysterious Girl’.  

George Michael – Careless Whisper

This classic which was released in 1984 was written by George Michael and  Andrew Ridgeley. It topped Billboard Hot 100, UK Singles Chart and was a number #1 hit in eight other countries. George Michael’s official music video for ‘Careless Whisper’.

Survivor – Eye of The Tiger

This classic which was released in 1982 was written by Frankie Sullivan (Survivor guitarist) and Jim Peterik (Survivor keyboardist). It topped Billboard Hot 100 for six consecutive weeks and topped the charts of 8 other countries including the UK, Australia and Canada. It won the Grammy Award for ‘Best Rock Performance by Duo or Group […]

Cutting Crew – (I Just) Died In Your Arms

This classic which was released in 1986 was featured in the movies Never Been Kissed (1999), Hot Rod (2007)  and Hot Tub Time Machine (2010). It was a chart topper on Billboard Hot 100 and in the charts of Canada, Finland and Norway. Cutting Crew performing (I Just) Died In Your Arms.  

Foreigner – I Want to Know What Love Is

This power ballad which was released in 1984 was written and composed by Mick Jones. This classic is featured in a number of films. It was a chart topper on Billboard Hot 100 and other charts in seven other countries including UK, Australia and Canada. Foreigner performing I Want to Know What Love Is.  

Guns N’ Roses – Sweet Child O’ Mine

This classic which was released in 1988 topped the Billboard Hot 100. It is placed at placed #37 on Guitar World’s list of the “100 Greatest Guitar Solos” and Q magazine placed it at #6 in its list of the 100 Greatest Guitar Tracks. It is also placed at #198 on Rolling Stone’s The 500 Greatest Songs of […]

Heart – Alone

This power ballad was released in 1987 and it was composed by Billy Steinberg and Tom Kelly. It was a #1 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 for three weeks and it was a top 5 hit in UK, Canada and Ireland. Music video by Heart performing Alone.

R.E.M. – Shiny Happy People

This classic was released in 1991 and appeared on the album ‘Out of Time’. The song features guest vocals by Kate Pierson of the B-52’s. The song reached top ten in albums in many countries including USA, UK and Canada. The official video of ‘Shiny Happy People’.    

Band Aid – Do They Know It’s Christmas

This classic’s lyrics were written by Bob Geldof and Midge Ure and the song was released in 1984, in order to aid  the 1983–85 famine in Ethiopia. The song featured mainly British and Irish musical acts and this supergroup was named Band Aid. The song was recorded in one day. It was a chart topped […]

Elton John – Nikita

This classic which was released in 1985 features George Michael and Nik Kershaw on backing vocals. It was a #1 hit in Canada, Germany, Switzerland and many other countries. Elton John’s music video for ‘Nikita’.  

Wham! – Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go

This classic which was released in 1984 was  written and produced by George Michael. It became a #1 hit on the Billboard 100 and was a chart topper in 9 countries including the UK, Canada and Australia. Wham!’s official music video for ‘Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go’.

Starship – We Built This City

This classic which was released in 1985 was written by Bernie Taupin, Martin Page, Dennis Lambert and Peter Wolf. It became a #1 hit on Billboard Hot 100. The song received a Grammy Award nomination for ‘Best Rock Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group’ in 1986. Starship’s official music video for ‘We Built This City’.   […]

Queen – Bohemian Rhapsody

This classic which was released in 1975 will always be a fan favourite as it consists of several sections without a chorus: an intro, a ballad segment, an operatic passage, a hard rock part and a reflective coda, and thus satisfying fans of all music genres. The classic topped charts of many countries upon its […]

Janet Jackson – That’s the Way Love Goes

This classic which was released in 1993 was written and produced by Jackson and Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis. It was a #1 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 and was chart topper in 7 countries. It received the Grammy Award for ‘Best R&B Song’ in 1994. The official video of ‘That’s the Way Love Goes’.  

Eric Clapton – Tears In Heaven

This classic was written by Eric Clapton and Will Jennings and it is from the soundtrack of the 1991 movie ‘Rush’. It was a chart topper in more than 14 countries and won 3 Grammy Awards for ‘Best Pop Vocal Performance – Male’, ‘Record of the Year’ and ‘Song of the Year’. The official video […]