Early thrash and power metal to soaring fist-pounding anthems
'80s Hair Metal
Whitesnake, Poison, Cinderella, and Skid Row!
Fusion and neo-bop, with Pat Metheny, Wynton Marsalis, and more
Third Shift Thrash
Metal to end your day (or begin it, or whenever!)
Flamboyant Japanese glam rock and heavy metal
Heavy Metal Guitar Heroes
Critics' Picks: Top Songs of the '80s
Derived from hundreds of critics' lists of the best music of the decade
Rock Out Workout
For when you want to work out something other than your neck...
Programmed by Morris Knight. '80s-based alternative and new wave that goes beyond the pop and flu...
The New Wave: 1983
Our prime collection of modern rock from a year of great releases from New Order, Aztec Camera, T...
Folk-Rock, Country-Rock, and Blues: 1983
A tasty mix of music styles!
Jazz Sampler: 1983
Compiled from our various Jazz channels, enjoy some of the our favorite jazz releases
College Rock Radio: 1985
A sweet journey into those dorm driven turntables that were delivered to your headphones closed c...
This Is Music: 1984
Your favorites from the year of 'Born in the U.S.A.,' 'Purple Rain,' 'Like a Virgin,' and 'Footlo...
Album Rock 1986
A great year for Bon Jovi, Steve Winwood, Peter Gabriel, plus both "Van Hagar" and solo DLR
Classic Rock 1984
The Orwellian year that belonged to Van Halen, The Cars, Henley, U2 and The Scorpions.
This Is Music: 1981
Pop, rock, a little new wave, a little '9 to 5,' and all hit music of 1981
New Wave & Modern Rock 1981
"Proto" alternative like Soft Cell, Bauhaus, Elvis Costello, Minor Threat, and early U2 and Duran...
Top 40: April 23, 1985
Radio's top hits when you had your first (and maybe last) sip of "New Coke"
This Is Music: 1989
The cream of '89: Madonna, Van Halen, Don Henley, New Kids, and Bobby Brown
This Is Music: 1983
The Police, Bonnie Tyler, and Men at Work rocked a world of Cabbage Patch Kids, "Flashdance," and...
R&B Throwback: 1980
With Kool & the Gang, Chic, Pointers, Teena Marie, and the Whispers
'80s-'90s Hits: AccuRadio 500
Our listeners' top 500 '80s-'90s Hits by song ratings.
R&B Throwback: 1988
The stars of '88, like Keith Sweat, Freddie Jackson, Pebbles, and Al B. Sure!
This Is Music: 1980
Top hits by Blondie, Queen, Olivia Newton-John, and "that guy who sings 'Piña Colada'"
Country Yearbook 1980
The year of "Lookin' for Love," "9 to 5," "I Love a Rainy Night," "On the Road Again," and "Cowar...