This explains the cheesy bits of my music taste
Looking back on the top hits of the radio station I worshipped in high school, I find a lot of dinosaur rock and power pop mixed in with the new wave and punk. See http://earlhoward.com/kroq_1980.htm and http://earlhoward.com/kroq_1981.htm and even http://earlhoward.com/kroq_1982.htm for details.
bang bang, I've got mine
bang bang, and you are next in line
work oh ah two and oh
even the losers get lucky sometimes
i'm a nuclear boy in a nuclear world.