The year was 1987… | Roots of Alternative Podcast, Ep. 8

It’s the beginning of the end for the 80’s in episode eight of The Roots of Alternative Podcast, as Jack and dXn embark on the year 1987.

Alternative music had some huge milestones in 1987 with new music from The Cure, R.E.M., and the Beastie Boys. It was also the year of U2’s, The Joshua Tree which we will cover next week in a special bonus episode!

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Take a look at the full list of the most impactful songs from 1987 below, and remember to hit us up with a voice message or email with any comments or feedback for our next episode.

Next week we pause our countdown and premiere our first, special bonus episode covering The Joshua Tree, U2’s greatest album of all time and one of the most influential albums of the last four decades! We will also be joined by our special guest, Kevin Brown, current Baltimore Orioles/ESPN broadcaster and former play-by-play man for the Syracuse Chief (Syracuse Mets). Kevin is a huge U2 fan and he and Jack go way back and we’re pumped to bring this special episode to you!



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