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tv   Charlie Rose  PBS  December 22, 2011 3:00am-4:00am EST

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the following is a paid advertisement for starvista's music collection. ♪ ♪ lady ♪ i'm your knight in shining armor... ♪ do you remember the passionate love songs? ♪ hello ♪ ♪ is it me you're looking for do you remember all those beautiful ballads? ♪ suddenly ♪ life has new meaning... do you remember the music that made the eighties so special? ♪ all i need ♪ is just a little more time ♪ to be sure... oh, man, that takes me right back to the eighties. hi, i'm jack wagner. the eighties was an amazing decade.
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we had great tv shows, incredible movies, and best of all, unforgettable music. ♪ here i am ♪ ♪ the one that ♪ ♪ you love ♪ asking for another day ♪ if ever you're in my arms again ♪ ♪ this time ♪ i'll love you much better ♪ you know, the eighties was such a great time to be in love... or fall in love. there were songs full of passion, sad songs and tender songs, and those very special songs that could lift your spirit. ♪ you're the meaning in my life ♪ ♪ you're the inspiration ♪ love lift us up ♪ where we belong ♪ ♪ where the eagles cry ♪ on a ♪ mountain high ♪ and now i'd like to introduce my co-host, krista tesreau. welcome, krista. thank you, it's so great
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to work with you. you've had a long and successful career as an actor. and every soap opera fan out there knows frisco jones from general hospital. and you've also been a successful recording artist with one of the biggest hits of 1984, "all i need." thank you very much. i've always considered myself really lucky to have had a hit record, especially in a musical era full of such great artists like lionel richie, billy joel, phil collins, whitney houston, and the one and only elton john. ♪ and it seems to me you lived your life ♪ ♪ like a candle in the wind ♪ i'll be back in the high life again ♪ ♪ all the eyes that watched me once ♪ ♪ will smile and take me in ♪ mmm, those songs bring back such great memories, jack. and we are just getting started. so, if you love the music of the eighties, if you have a soft spot for great love songs, just sit back and relax as we take you on a musical journey through this wonderful decade.
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now for the first time ever, all the classic love songs, the romantic hits, and the beautiful ballads from our favorite decade are together in one definitive collection. starvista proudly presents the easy '80s. jack, let's go all the way back to the early eighties. the early eighties. that's when some of the best pop music added a touch of jazz and a lot of soul. ♪ i keep forgettin' we're not in love anymore ♪ ♪ i keep forgettin' ♪ things will never be the same again ♪ ♪ baby ♪ come to me ♪ let me put my arms ♪ ♪ around you ♪ this was meant to be ♪ ♪ and i'm oh so glad i found you ♪ ♪ we're in this love ♪ together ♪ we got the kind ♪ that lasts forever ♪ just the two of us ♪ we can make it if we try ♪
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♪ just the two of us ♪ [just the two of us] in 1980, pure prairie league scored the biggest hit of their career thanks in part to the lead vocals of a future superstar. can you guess? vince gill. ♪ let me love you tonight ♪ there's a ♪ million stars ♪ in the sky ♪ lost in love and i don't know much ♪ ♪ was i thinking aloud and fell out of touch ♪ ♪ we had it all ♪ ♪ just like bogie and bacall ♪ ♪ ♪ starring in our own ♪ late late show ♪ sailing away to key largo ♪ in the eighties, the radio was full of songs that just made you feel good. like this number one country and pop hit by country star, eddie rabbitt. ♪ 'cause, i love a rainy night ♪ ♪ yeah, i love a rainy night
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♪ my baby takes ♪ the morning train ♪ he works from nine to five ♪ and then ♪ when you get lost ♪ between the moon ♪ and new york city ♪ ♪ i know it's crazy ♪ ♪ but it's true in 1968, merilee rush recorded a top ten hit called "angel of the morning." and in 1981, juice newton scored an even bigger hit with her powerful new version. ♪ just call me angel of the morning ♪ ♪ angel ♪ just touch my cheek before you leave me, baby ♪ ♪ don't fall in love with a dreamer ♪ ♪ 'cause he'll always take you in ♪ ♪ i am lost ♪ living inside myself
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♪ ♪ living inside this shell ♪ hold me now ♪ it's hard for me to say i'm sorry ♪ ♪ i just want you to stay in 1980, one of america's favorite couples, captain & tennille, hit the charts with a sensual ballad toni tennille wrote as a musical love letter to her husband. ♪ do that to me one more time ♪ ♪ once is never enough ♪ with a man like you ♪ some people are made for each other ♪ ♪ some people can love one another for life ♪ ♪ how 'bout us? ♪ if only you were here ♪ you'd wash away my tears ♪ the sun would shine ♪ once again ♪ you'll be mine, all mine ♪ oh, yes, you will always be
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♪ my endless love what a gorgeous duet. jack, that has to be one of the greatest love songs of all time. i've got to tell you that the easy '80s collection is full of great love songs. you'll hear only the biggest and best romantic hits from pop legends, classic groups, and soul stars. they've even included some of those great singer-songwriters whose music touched us all. ♪ longer than ♪ there've been fishes ♪ in the ocean ♪ higher than ♪ any bird ever flew ♪ ♪ that i'd been ♪ crying over you ♪ crying those songs are just so beautiful. now imagine 150 of the very best romantic hits of the eighties
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in one collection. that's the easy '80s and getting it is as easy as picking up the phone. now for the first time ever, all the classic love songs, the romantic hits, and the beautiful ballads from our favorite decade are together in one definitive collection. starvista proudly presents the easy '80s. ♪ stuck on you ♪ got this feeling down deep in my soul ♪ ♪ that i just can't lose you'll enjoy 150 classic hits. ♪ and i'd do anything for you ♪ ♪ in spite of it all you'll hear the eighties' greatest artists. ♪ one more night ♪ give me one more night all 150 songs are the original hit recordings and they've all been digitally remastered to bring you the most beautiful sound possible.
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♪ turn on your heartlight ♪ let it shine wherever you go ♪ ♪ even the nights are better ♪ ♪ now that we're here together ♪ so kick back and relax as you enjoy legendary vocalists, all the classic groups, and the eighties' most unforgettable duets. ♪ islands in the stream ♪ that is what we are ♪ no one in between ♪ how can we be wrong? ♪ because i had the time of my life ♪ ♪ no, i never felt this way before ♪ every album comes with complete liner notes with stories about the artists and their music. and don't forget to ask about this deluxe easy '80s collector's box. ♪ every time you go away
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♪ you take a piece of me with you ♪ you could spend hundreds of dollars and hours of time trying to collect all the hits in the easy '80s, but call now and you can own the entire collection on 8 cds for just 6 easy payments of $26.99 each. ♪ [if you don't know me by now] ♪ ♪ if you don't know me ♪ [you will never, never, never know me] ♪ ♪ no, you won't but wait, when you call with your credit card we'll send you a free bonus collection, the power of love. ♪ these dreams go on when i close my eyes ♪ you'll get two cds, 36 hits. ♪ tell me how am i supposed to live without you? ♪
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that's a total of 10 cds, 150 hits for the greatest eighties collection ever! ♪ here and now ♪ i promise to love faithfully ♪ and if you call in the next 18 minutes you'll get free shipping & handling! that's a savings of nearly $18! ♪ yes, i'm saving all my love for you ♪ and remember, if the easy '80s isn't the best collection you've ever owned, just send it back and we'll refund your full purchase price, no questions asked. your satisfaction is guaranteed. this special collection is not sold in any store, so call now with your credit card and you'll receive the complete easy '80s collection, your 2 bonus cds, and free shipping and handling. welcome back to the easy '80s. by 1983, there was
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a new wave of artists coming from england and america. they would bring new styles that would change the look and sound of popular music forever. ♪ ♪ i know this much is true ♪ take these broken wings ♪ and learn to fly again ♪ learn to live so free ♪ if you're lost you can look ♪ ♪ and you will find me ♪ time after time ♪ i've been waiting ♪ for a girl like you ♪ to come into my life ♪ no one, no one, ♪ no one ever is to blame you remember kool & the gang in the seventies, right? one of america's hottest dance, party bands, but in the eighties, they recorded some of the decade's most popular love songs.
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♪ cherish the love we had ♪ we should cherish ♪ the life we lived ♪ all this love is waiting for you, my baby ♪ ♪ on my own ♪ this wasn't how it was supposed to end ♪ ♪ on my own ♪ i wish that we could do it all again ♪ ♪ if ever you're in my arms again ♪ ♪ this time i'll love you much better ♪ ♪ we've got tonight ♪ who needs tomorrow? ♪ ♪ we got tonight, babe ♪ why don't we stay? in 1989, michael bolton scored a number one hit with a ballad he wrote called "how am i supposed to live without you?" but, did you know, his big break came in 1983,
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when laura branigan recorded the first hit version of that song. ♪ tell me ♪ how am i supposed to live without you ♪ ♪ ♪ now that i've been loving you so long ♪ ♪ oh, what's love got to do ♪ ♪ got to do with it? ♪ what's love ♪ but a second-hand emotion? ♪ ♪ what did you think ♪ ♪ i would do at this moment ♪ ♪ ♪ when you're standing before me ♪ ♪ ♪ with tears in your eyes? jack, one of the best things about the eighties was those late night ballads. right, and one of the sexiest was this number one hit by gregory abbott. ♪ [you read my mind] ♪ you know you did ♪ [girl, i wanna shake you down] ♪
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♪ well, well... ♪ [i can give you all the loving you need] ♪ ♪ why don't you ♪ do what you do ♪ when you did ♪ what you did to me? ♪ lady in red ♪ ♪ is dancing with me ♪ tonight ♪ i celebrate my love for you. ♪ what beautiful songs. this collection is such an amazing listening experience. you know, i forgot how much variety there was in the eighties! and it's all here in the easy '80s collection. you'll hear those sexy and sensual ballads, the soft and sweet love songs, and if you're like me and you want to hear a love song that rocks, you'll enjoy the decade's greatest power ballads. ♪ and i can't fight this feeling anymore ♪ ♪ i've forgotten what i started fighting for ♪
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♪ i wanna know what love is ♪ ♪ ♪ i want you to show me wow, what powerful songs and let's face it, it's so hard to find this music anymore in stores or online. so don't wait, just call the number on your screen and the easy '80s is on its way to your home. and if it isn't the best collection you've ever heard just send it back and we'll refund every penny of your purchase price, no questions asked. really, the collection is that good! now for the first time ever, all the classic love songs, the romantic hits, and the beautiful ballads from our favorite decade are together in one definitive collection. starvista proudly presents the easy '80s. ♪ suddenly ♪ life has new meaning
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you'll enjoy 150 classic hits. ♪ girl, you are to me ♪ all that a woman should be ♪ and i dedicate my life ♪ to you always all 150 songs are the original hit recordings and they've all been digitally remastered to bring you the most beautiful sound possible. ♪ you have to believe we are magic ♪ ♪ nothing can stand in our way ♪ ♪ sailing, takes me away ♪ to where i've always heard it could be ♪ so go ahead and kick back and relax as you enjoy unforgettable duets, the eighties' greatest bands, and legendary vocalists... ♪ i would do anything ♪ ♪ i would go anywhere ♪
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♪ there's nothing i wouldn't do ♪ ♪ just to see her again ♪ every album comes with complete liner notes and don't forget to ask about this deluxe easy '80s collector's box. ♪ and we can build ♪ this thing together ♪ standing strong forever ♪ nothing's gonna stop us now ♪ joanna ♪ i love you you could spend hundreds of dollars trying to collect all the hits in the easy '80s, but call now and you can own the entire collection on 8 cds for just 6 easy payments of $26.99 each. ♪ turn the radio up for that sweet sound ♪ ♪ hold me close, never let me go ♪ ♪ keep this feeling alive ♪ make me lose control
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but wait, call with your credit card and we'll send you a free bonus collection, the power of love. ♪ all i need you'll get two cds... ♪ is just a little more time 36 hits! ♪ to be sure what i feel that's a total of 10 cds, 150 hits for the greatest eighties collection ever! ♪ hello ♪ ♪ is it me you're looking for? ♪ and if you call in the next 10 minutes you'll get free shipping & handling! that's a savings of nearly $18! ♪ who's gonna drive you home tonight? ♪ and remember, if the easy '80s isn't the best collection you've ever owned, just send it back and we'll refund your full purchase price, no questions asked. your satisfaction is guaranteed. this special collection is not sold in any store,
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so call now with your credit card and you'll receive the complete easy '80s collection, your 2 bonus cds, and free shipping and handling. welcome back. fleetwood mac's career now spans an incredible six decades. and in the eighties, they recorded some of their most unforgettable music. ♪ tell me lies, tell me sweet little lies ♪ ♪ ♪ tell me lies ♪ [tell me, tell me lies] ♪ sara, sara ♪ storms are brewing ♪ in your eyes ♪ if you see me walking by ♪ and the tears are in my eyes ♪ look away, baby, look away ♪ don't wanna lose you now ♪ ♪ we're gonna get through somehow ♪ ♪ there'll be sad songs to make you cry ♪ ♪
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♪ love songs often do one of the things i loved about the eighties was all the great female artists. right, and that includes the most successful all-female band in pop history. have you guessed it yet? the bangles. ♪ close your eyes ♪ give me your hand, darling ♪ ♪ do you feel my heart beating? ♪ ♪ do you understand? ♪ holding back the years ♪ ♪ thinking of the fear i've had so long ♪ ♪ wouldn't you agree ♪ baby, you and me ♪ got a groovy kind of love in 1989, the eighties super group, mike + the mechanics, recorded a number one hit that remains one of the most poignant and inspirational songs of the decade. ♪ i know that i'm a hostage ♪ to all his hopes and fears
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♪ i just wish ♪ i could have told him ♪ in the living years ♪ this is the time ♪ but time is gonna change ♪ you've given me the best of you ♪ ♪ i'll be back in the high life again ♪ ♪ all the eyes that watched me once ♪ ♪ will smile and take me in ♪ ♪ ♪ that's just the way it is ♪ ♪ some things'll never change jack, one of the wonderful things i love about this collection is that you can really enjoy it anywhere and anytime. it sounds great when you wake up in the morning, it sounds great when you're driving along in your car. i like to listen to it when i'm just chillin' at home in the evening. ♪ i'll always love you ♪ for the rest of my days
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♪ and i tell you now that i've made a vow ♪ ♪ i'm giving you the best that i've got, baby ♪ ♪ can't we try just a little bit harder? ♪ ♪ can't we give just a little bit more? ♪ ♪ i don't know much ♪ ♪ but i know i love you ♪ ♪ and that may be all i need to know ♪ mmm, linda ronstadt and aaron neville, what beautiful voices and what a romantic song. it's really unbelievable, jack, that all of these hits are in one collection. how could you ever put something like this together? well, you couldn't do it, but here it is, the easy '80s, the first and only collection devoted to all the best romantic hits of the decade. these songs will always have a special place in our hearts. so don't miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to make this music a part of your life.
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but don't go looking for the easy '80s collection in stores, it's only available through this special offer. and remember all 10 cds come in this beautiful collector's box. so don't wait, call now and bring this wonderful collection into your home. now for the first time ever, all the classic love songs, the romantic hits, and the beautiful ballads from our favorite decade are together in one definitive collection. starvista proudly presents the easy '80s. ♪ stuck on you ♪ got this feeling down deep in my soul ♪ ♪ that i just can't lose you'll enjoy 150 classic . ♪ and i'd do anything for you ♪ ♪ in spite of it all you'll hear the eighties' greatest artists. ♪ one more night ♪ give me one more night
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all 150 songs are the original hit recordings and they've all been digitally remastered to bring you the most beautiful sound possible. ♪ turn on your heartlight ♪ let it shine wherever you go ♪ ♪ even the nights are better ♪ ♪ now that we're here together ♪ so kick back and relax as you enjoy legendary vocalists, all the classic groups, and the eighties' most unforgettable duets. ♪ islands in the stream ♪ that is what we are ♪ no one in between ♪ how can we be wrong? ♪ because i had the time of my life ♪ ♪ no, i never felt this way before ♪ every album comes with complete liner notes with stories about the artists and their music.
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and don't forget to ask about this deluxe easy '80s collector's box. ♪ every time you go away ♪ you take a piece of me with you ♪ you could spend hundreds of dollars and hours of time trying to collect all the hits in the easy '80s, but call now and you can own the entire collection on 8 cds for just 6 easy payments of $26.99 each. ♪ [if you don't know me by now] ♪ ♪ if you don't know me ♪ [you will never, never, never know me] ♪ ♪ no, you won't but wait, when you call with your credit card we'll send you a free bonus collection, the power of love. ♪ these dreams go on when i close my eyes ♪
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you'll get two cds, 36 hits. ♪ tell me how am i supposed to live without you? ♪ that's a total of 10 cds, 150 hits for the greatest eighties collection ever! ♪ here and now ♪ i promise to love faithfully ♪ and if you call in the next 2 minutes you'll get free shipping & handling! that's a savings of nearly $18! ♪ yes, i'm saving all my love for you ♪ and remember, if the easy '80s isn't the best collection you've ever owned, just send it back and we'll refund your full purchase price, no questions asked. your satisfaction is guaranteed. this special collection is not sold in any store, so call now with your credit card and you'll receive the complete easy '80s collection,
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your 2 bonus cds, and free shipping and handling. we've had a wonderful time sharing all of this great music with you. believe me, there's never been anything like the easy 80's. the collection creates so many beautiful memories. i know you're gonna cherish it for years. i'm krista tesreau. and i'm jack wagner. enjoy the music. ♪ 'cause you're all i need [chuckling] the preceding has been a paid advertisement for starvista's music collection.
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