1982. I can remember exactly what I was doing that year, and it involved a lot of hockey, since that was the year the Vancouver Canucks made their first-ever trip to the Stanley Cup Finals.
I also remember walking around and singing an Adam Ant song a lot that year called "Goodie Two Shoes".
CBC Radio One host and former platinum-selling musician Jian Ghomeshi has just released 1982, his debut book, a memoir chonicling a year in his life that he spent obsessing over David Bowie and a girl named Wendy.
ListenInterview: Jian Ghomeshi on 1982
from Grant Lawrence Live
This brings me to my...
Poll Question of the Day:
Where were YOU in 1982?
It was thirty years ago, so chances are, you may not have even been born yet. For the sake of inclusion, if you weren't born in 1982, please replaced with 1992 and continue. What city were you living in? How old were you? What were you "into"?
Let me know by commenting on our blog, emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or twitter @cbcradio3 or @grantlawrence and I'll discuss your comments throughout today's edition of Grant Lawrence Live. Listen closely and you could WIN A COPY OF 1982!
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