BBC The 80s, Musics Greatest Decade ?

The 1980s was an era in which a fusillade of new genres emerged, and many are still with us today, such as hip-hop and house. Dylan Jones has mined the archives to select some of the most crucial tracks in the rise of these two genres.

(Had to trim out Nile Rodgers talking about Bowie while ‘Let’s Dance’ played, and The Fall performing ‘Hit The North’)