Greatest Lists S1 #35 “On The Dark Side” by John Cafferty and The Beaver Brown Band

The first season of Greatest Lists features the Top 50 ’80s Movie Soundtrack Songs and in this episode, Eric chooses “On The Dark Side” by John Cafferty and The Beaver Brown Band from Eddie and the Cruisers as the #35 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 songs after the show. If you use a different app to listen to music, use this Songwhip link to find “On The Dark Side” by John Cafferty and The Beaver Brown Band. This episode has two bonus songs: “On The Dark Side” from Cory Taylor and “C-I-T-Y” by John Cafferty and The Beaver Brown Band.

Eric and Jason also recently hosted a Twitter Spaces (as mentioned during the episode) recapping songs 41-50, some behind the scenes chatter, and a preview of songs coming up in the countdown. Click over to Twitter and have a listen.

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!

While you are here, watch the music video for “On The Dark Side” by John Cafferty and The Beaver Brown Band…

Watch the lyric video for Corey Taylor’s cover…

And finally, watch John Cafferty & the Beaver Brown Band perform “C-I-T-Y” on a 1986 episode of American Bandstand…

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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.