Listen here to the great Sal Vulcano of The Tenderloins and (Impractical) Jokers on TruTV as he joins The 500 with Josh Adam Meyers to discuss the 1983 record ‘Touch’ by Eurythmics.

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Show Notes:

01:00 – Intro
07:30 – Episode start

To kick things off, we take a trip down memory lane – actually we take Richmond Road past Victory Boulevard – and Sal shares stories along the way about his groovy musical upbringing, delivering pizza to Wu-Tang Clan, and the meticulous dedication to preparing fresh playlists each night to set the mood of the joint while bartending.

Turning our attention to Touch, Sal and Josh both agree Annie Lennox is the female David Bowie, pushing the edges of the New Wave genre, and doubling down on experimentation in Eurythmics’ third album with the freedom enabled by the band’s breakout worldwide hit Sweet Dreams. This music represents the early 80’s. It paves the way for video games and the next generation of androgynous superstars.

40:00 ish Track-by-track breakdown

55:00 or so – FACTS! begin…

1:25:00 ish – Then, they leave a voicemail for Kenny Loggins.


Josh Adam Meyers – Host & Creator
Jeremiah Tittle – General Manager
Sam Murphy – Executive Producer
David Ross – Executive Producer
Pete Musto – Associate Producer & Staff Writer
Cory Zechmann – Playlist Producer

The 500 is a production of Native Creative Podcasts.

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