Tonight, fly around the globe with us while sampling the sounds of (nearly) every continent circa 1985 along the way. In this two hour block (featuring a treasure trove of original commercials from 1985) we ride the wave of cultural globalization as it arrives in Jamaica, Japan, Australia, and South Africa amongst othe locations.
Featuring global hits music videos from locations around the world from Duran Duran, Tears For Fears, Robert Plant, U2, Men at Work, David Bowie, Bob Dylan, Nile Rodgers, Spandau Ballet, Billy Joel, Bruce Springsteen, Aretha Franklin, Rod Stewart, Bob Marley, Jimmy Cliff, Mick Jagger, Malcolm Mclaren, Juluka, Sipho “Hotstix” Mabuse, and many many more. 106:06
Watch Duran Duran Behind the scenes on the set of “A View To A Kill” in France. Also on location in France What Is Love from Howard Jones. Also in France a rare music video from AL Corley “Square Rooms”. Elton John’s music video for “I’m Still Standing” from the French Riviera. Italy with Madonna for “Like A Virgin”. The Style Council “Walls Come Tumbling Down” in Poland.
Commercial Break: Chic Jeans, Hitachi HiFi Stereo VCR Technology, Dexatrim Diet Supplement, A young Elle Macpherson for Sea Breeze,
Orkney Islands with Eurythmics for there song “Here Comes The Rain Again” with clips from various UK locations of music videos from Style Council, XTC, Paul Young, Julian Lennon and Tears For Fears in Dorset, UK with “Shout”. Robert Plant in Wales with “Little By Little”. Then U2 with one of the more rare music videos from the band in the first half of the 80’s, “A Sort of Homecoming” with locations from to Dublin, Ireland to the Swedish port city of Stockholm, Sweden.
Commercial Break: Dick Van Dyke Hunt’s All Natural Barbecue Sauce, Pine-Sol
Men At Work in Melbourne, Australia with “Everything I Need”. David Bowie in Australia with “Let’s Dance”
Commercial Break: Lee Jeans, Hitachi HiFi Stereo VCR Technology
Bob Dylan in Tokyo Japan with “Tight Connection To My Heart” directed by Paul Schrader, Nile Rogers “Let’s Go Out Tonight”. Then to Hong Kong with Spandau Ballet for “”High;y Strung”
Commercial Break: Dexatrim Diet Supplement, Clairol’s Nice ‘N Easy Hair Color,
Clips of music videos shot in New York City from Joe Jackson, Lou Reed, Cyndi Lauper Hall and Oates and video for The Heart fo Rock ‘n Roll by Huey Lewis and The News, The Rolling Stones “Waiting On A Friend”, Ray Parker Jr’s “Ghostbusters” and Brooklyn Bridge with Billy Joel “Only Human”. Then to New Jersey for the heartfelt song “Atlantic City” from Bruce Springsteen along wiuth Glory Days from Hoboken, NJ.
Commercial Break: Hitachi HiFi Stereo VCR Technology, Chic Jeans, Jiffy Pop Popcorn with special “Goonies Glowing Cap” offer, Centrum Multi Vitamin
Southern California with Jeff Beck and Rod Stewart for “People Get Ready, Aretha Franklin shoots “Freeway Of Love” in Detroit MI, Los Angelses, CA with Randy Newman’s video for “I Love L.A.” and David Lee Roth “California Girls”
Commercials: Florence Henderson for Wesson Oil, Dexatrim Diet Supplement
Night Flight goes to Jamaica for Jimmy Cliff’s “We All Are One”, Third World with “Now That We Found Love”, The Reggae Sunsplash live performance from Bob Marley with Get Up, Stand Up”
Commercial Break: Lee Jeans, Oxy 10 Acne wash,
Latin America with the Rolling Stones with “Undercover of The Night” directed by Julian Temple, Vietnam with Paul Hardcastle’s “19”, The following RARE music videos shot in Africa. Malcolm McLaren in Africa for “Soweto”, Hugh Masekela with “Don’t Go Lose It Baby”, Sipho Hotstix Mabuse with “Burn Out”, Juluka with “Scatterlings”
Commercial Break: Clairol’s Loving Care Hair Color and Coloring Foam, Dexatrim Diet Supplement
Finally to conclude is a trip to Rio de Janeiro for The Carnival for Jean-Luc Ponty’s “Open Mind”
Commercial Break:Sani-Flush, Isuzu Cars, Coloralls Stockings, Black Flag’s Roach Motel
Night Flight Credits
Total Running Time 1 Hour 46 Minutes