Despite it’s true nature as a commentary/satire about nuclear apocalypse, Walk the Dinosaur by Was (Not Was) became a massive hit in 1987, especially in the dance clubs, and was also featured in 1994’s The Flintstones and had covers by George Clinton and Queen Latifah.
Despite it’s heavy subject matter, 1987’s Less Than Zero actually had a pretty awesome soundtrack, including The Bangles performing an amped up cover of Simon & Garfunkel’s Hazy Shade of Winter.
Night Ranger provided the title track for the 1987 Michael J. Fox comedy, The Secret of My Success, where Fox tries to make it in the big city but gets caught up in a fake persona and a love square between himself, his boss, his boss’ wife and a fellow exec.
Although he’s not the head vampire, David leads the teenage vampire clan of Santa Clara as they engage in reckless activities and attack unsuspecting beach goers.
The theme song for both Mannequin movies, Starship’s song “Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now” was nominated for an Academy Award and hit #1 on the UK and US Billboard charts in 1987.
After fighting in Vietnam, vet Mike Danton is trying to live a normal life with his wife when he’s kidnapped by the mercenaries of his former commander, Hogan, and used as a live test of their skills.
We revisit the first episode of the 1987 TMNT cartoon for the latest edition of Auto Pilot. Cowabunga!
Koko B Ware delivered the title track to the, at the time, WWF’s second wrestling album, Piledriver, which features a ton of his fellow superstars in the official music video.
As if the 1987 remake of Dragnet was not crazy enough, it’s soundtrack features stars Dan Aykroyd and Tom Hanks performing a rap song called “City of Crime”.
Zach, Chris and Joe enter the martial arts, synth rock filled world of Miami Connection as the hottest band in central Florida, Dragon Sound, goes up against rival bands, drug dealing gangs and motorcycle ninjas for the latest EA Commentary.