"Come On Eileen" is one of the most beloved and enduring UK hits of the '80s, and former Dexys Midnight Runners musical director and violinist Helen O'Hara is here to tell us all about it! '80s August wraps up with a 4th straight #1 hit as we kick off Season 10. Also:
- How this song is twice-stolen
- The original lyrics and topics of “Come On Eileen”
- An arsenal of fiddles!
- Helen being “more about listening than looking”
- Helen’s gas station snack food of choice
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