Greatest Lists S1 #25 “Almost Paradise” by Ann Wilson and Mike Reno

The first season of Greatest Lists features the Top 50 ’80s Movie Soundtrack Songs and in this episode, Eric chooses “Almost Paradise” by Ann Wilson and Mike Reno from the movie Footloose as the #25 song on the list. Listen to get the scoop on the song’s history, commercial success, and the hosts’ personal history and reviews.

If you listen to Greatest Lists with Spotify premium, you’ll hear the feature songs during and after the show. If you use a different app to listen to music, use this Songwhip link to find “Almost Paradise”. This episode also has two bonus songs: “Nothing At All” by Heart and “Hot Girls In Love” by Loverboy.

Greatest Lists is best heard on Spotify Premium with the featured songs played directly after each podcast. You can also connect with the show in your favorite listening app like Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music, Stitcher, iHeartRadio, and more or stream episodes by visiting the Greatest Lists website.

Follow the hosts on Twitter, Eric (@Eric_Vardeman) and Jason (@RD80s), and give them your feedback on this episode’s song choice!

Unfortunately, there was no music video for “Almost Paradise” but watch this live performance from 2003 with Ann Wilson and Kenny Loggins singing Mike Reno’s part.

Watch the official music video for the bonus song “Nothing At All” by Heart…

And also check out the music video “Hot Girls in Love” by Loverboy…

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'80s Kid, '90s Grad, and '00s Dad. I've been writing and podcasting about 1980s pop culture since 2011 at my Rediscoverthe80s.com website. I collect vinyl, cassingles, '80s comics, Batman memorabilia, and all things Mobile Armored Strike Kommand.

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