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Colonel K has written 248 posts for 80sNostalgia.com

Tears For Fears ‘The Hurting’ 30th Anniversary Deluxe Edition

Universal Music Catalogue and Virgin / EMI are thrilled to announce the release of Tears For Fears’ ‘The Hurting’ 30th Anniversary Deluxe Edition on October 21st, 2013 (October 22nd in North America). You can Pre Order by clicking HERE. Thirty years ago, in March 1983, Tears For Fears released their influential synth-pop debut, The Hurting. […]

Random Interview #8 – Garry Davenport

Random Interview number 8 is with Garry Davenport from Twitter. He chose quite a few random numbers and so his interview is a bit more in depth than the others, and a really good read. If you would like to be interviewed with random 80s questions, you can. Just send an email to chat@80snostalgia.com along […]

Interview with Bullseye TV Show People!

Bullseye has been one of my favourite TV shows for around 30 years. I used to watch it during visits to my Granddad when I was 8, and its just one of those programmes that reminds me of childhood. Jim Bowen and Tony Green giving away amazing prizes like record players and speedboats. (!?) More […]

Random Interview #7 – @IUsedToLoveThat

Interview number 7 is with Brian, from www.IUsedToLoveThat.com. He runs a site that reviews old toys, that I could spend hours on end looking at. He-Man toys, Transformers, a selection of interviews and more. Over to you, Brian! Did you ever have a birthday party, and which was your favourite one? Only one that I […]

Random Interview #6 – Alex Walsh

Interview number 5 is with Alex Walsh, or @DaddaCool on Twitter. From the very first answer, I loved this interview! Many kids favourite holiday destinations may have been Florida, or Spain, or Australia… I just wasn’t expecting….. well, have a read! Where was your favourite holiday destination? Barnstaple. We used to down that that neck […]

Random Interview #5 – Simon Hewitt

Next in the series of Random 80s Interviews, we have a quick chat with Simon Hewitt. Simon was the event manager of Silicon Dreams, which featured a vintage computer festival. What were the best freebies in breakfast cereal? I vaguely remember cartoon stickers, but they never lasted longer than a day! Were you ever so […]

Random Interview #4 – @AdamPickering

Todays Random 80s Interview is with @AdamPickering, from Twitter. To read more about the “Random Interviews”, see this page. Did you collect anything and what happened to it? No it all got lost or thrown out, I’m making up for it now with my ever expanding Thundercats collection. Were you ever so naughty at school […]

Random Interview #3 – @RetroWench

Interview number 3 in the “Random Interview” series is with @RetroWench. I’ve chatted to Retrowench a few times online, as she shares the same interest in retro gaming. She also won one of my 80s competitions a year or so ago. To read more about the “Random Interviews”, see this page. Were you ever so […]

Random Interview #2 – Phil Scowcroft

Interview number 2 in the series of “Random Interviews” is Phil Scowcroft. Phil is Head of Music at Bolton FM, a station that, over the last two years, has invited me in a few times to take part in Kev Gurneys Club Tropicana 80s show. I say “invited me in”, but I think they more […]

Random Interview #1 – Laura D

First up in the “Random Questions About Your 80s” interviews is Laura D McBryde. I originally got the idea of random-question interviewing from her, and so as a thanks it seemed fitting that she was the first person to be featured. To read more about the “Random Interviews”, see this page. Where was your favourite […]

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