Monthly Archives: August 2012

Semisonic : If I Run

The return of Semisonic happens tonight! At the Great Minnesota Get Together that is The Minnesota State Fair. I am not a fair fan, it’s crowded, people are rude, it’s dirty, stinky, and I could go on and on… but … Continue reading

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Thompson Twins : If You Were Here

I know that Tranmission’s Tribute to John Hughes is done. And it was a fantastic time, and I didn’t want to leave, but work in the morning would have been too tough if I stayed until 2:00 in the morning. … Continue reading

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The Psychedelic Furs : Pretty In Pink

Well, the countdown to Transmission’s Tribute to John Hughes is done, tonight is the night starting at 9:00 at The Varsity Theater. And of course, the end of the countdown has to be capped with what Jake Rudh called tonight’s … Continue reading

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Simple Minds : Don’t You (Forget About Me)

One day to go and the countdown to Transmissions annual tribute to John Hughes continues with Simple Minds. This song from the Breakfast Club is arguably the most popular song to ever come out of a John Hughes film. While the Simple … Continue reading

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The March Violets : Turn To The Sky

The countdown to Transmissions annual tribute to John Hughes continues with The March Violets. This was a band that started out with very goth roots, a style very similar to The Sisters of Mercy, and discovered by Andrew Eldrich of the Sisters. … Continue reading

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The Rave-Ups : Positively Lost Me

The countdown to Transmissions annual tribute to John Hughes continues with The Rave-Ups. We are first introduced to the name when the band’s name is scrawled prominently on Samantha’s (Molly Ringwald) 3-ring binder before leaving for school that day in Sixteen Candles. … Continue reading

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Lindsey Buckingham : Holiday Roads

Well, the countdown begins. The countdown to Transmissions annual tribute to John Hughes. So, the next few days will be spotlighting songs that were featured in his movies. I have to say, that John Hughes not only influenced a generation … Continue reading

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