80s Song of the Day: Runnin’ Down a Dream by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

Runnin’ Down a Dream by Tom Petty was released on July 29, 1989, with Alright for Now as the B side. It was a single from Petty’s debut solo album, Full Moon Fever. Continue reading

80s Song of the Day: The Loco-Motion by Kylie Minogue

Eighties Grooves

You gotta swing your hips now
Come on baby, jump up, hmmm jump back
Oh well I think you got the knack


Originally released on July 20, 1987, a re-recorded version of The Loco-Motion by Kylie Minogue was released worldwide on July 28, 1988, with I’ll Still Be Loving You as the B side. This version, which appeared on the album Kylie, was a major international success. It is a cover of the 1962 song by Little Eva.

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