Desert Island Discs Archive

16 Jun 2008

Desert Island Discs: Some Kind of Wonderful

Perhaps the only thing more quintessentially 1980s than a John Hughes movie is the soundtrack to a John Hughes movie. Music from such films as The Breakfast Club, Pretty in Pink and Weird Science usually had at
9 Jun 2008

Desert Island Discs: In My Tribe, 10,000 Maniacs

Top chart position: #37 By 1987 I had begun branching out and taking some risks in my musical tastes. I was in college – that’s what you’re supposed to do. Some experiments didn’t work out – I
2 Jun 2008

Desert Island Discs: Thriller, Michael Jackson

Year Released: 1982 Top chart position: #1 People find it hard to believe that at one time, Michael Jackson was cool. Nowadays, the self-appointed “King of Pop” has no kingdom to rule; his last disc, Invincible, sold