Season 7 draws to an epic close as we cover the most well-known synth riff of the 1980's and chat with the man who played it--that's right, it's The Final Countdown, the smash hit by Europe! We'll cover it in depth (and a truly, uh, amazing cover), and have the usual fun, and then chat with keyboardist Mic Michaeli about this slammin' synth part and the legacy of a song that's been awesome, not cool, and awesome again.
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Co-producers: Andrea Konarzewski, Ari Marucci, Brad Callahan, Michael Conley, Peter Mark Campbell, David Steinberg, Linda Crow and Cari Bendersky
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