Tag Archives: Oingo Boingo

What Difference Does It Make Episode 5

    Dave & Holly continue to discuss their love (and hate) of music from 1980. Dave reviews Forbidden Zone, the film debut for The Mystic Knights of The Oingo Boingo and scored by recent high school grad, Danny Elfman. We also discuss the ultimate Yacht Rock concert from Michael McDonald, Kenny Loggins and Christopher […]

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Get Out for Danny Elfman

Today it’s just a heads up as Danny Elfman’s Music From The Film Of Tim Burton is coming to the Hollywood Bowl for Halloween.  As every Angeleno of a certain age know, Danny’s band Oingo Boingo played Southern California every Halloween.  Danny’s played his soundtrack music a few times in LA and London but never in […]

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Joan Rivers Late Show Show Music Guests

I will always admire Joan Rivers ability to adapt to the changing times.  Her comedy material for over forty years relied on the theme  “I’m not pretty and I can’t compete against these other women” but she worked that theme to a tea moving from stand-up, to Grammy winner, to best selling author to talk show host […]

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Get Out

If you grew up in Los Angeles in the 80s and early 90s there was one show that always happened in October and that was Oingo Boingo at The Universal Amphitheatre (and later Irvine Meadows).   The band got a few songs placed in classic 80s movies like Sixteen Candles (the classic segue from “True” […]

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Weekend In LA

It’s Halloween weekend so put the finishing touches on your Honey Boo  Boo or Zombie Honey Boo Boo costumes and strut your stuff at one or more of the following events. There is nothing more theatrical, awesome and spectacular than Mexican Masked Wrestling, throw in striptease and comedy and it’s a can’t miss proposition.   […]

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