Definitive 80's Songs

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  1. Unleashed Registered

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    I'm looking for the songs that defined the eighties. All the number one hits by all the old great bands.

    So for the older members here, can you think of any?
     
  2. Tsunulia Queen of the Kitties

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    The Land Down Under - Men at Work
     
  3. Iceman Daffy Duck Vs The Joker

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    Here's all of them:

    http://www.eighties.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/
     
  4. Cyclops Registered

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    Men at Work PERIOD defined the 80s. Them and Duran Duran.
     
  5. Unleashed Registered

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    They dont have many good ones, and I want the ones posters here loved.
     
  6. The Chairman Pimps' Main Prophet

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    Not all of these songs were number one hits, but here are the ones that make vividly recall the eighties

    Girls Just Wanna Have Fun - Cyndi Lauper
    Mr. Roboto - Styx
    Pour Some Sugar On Me - Def Leppard*
    Paradise City - Guns 'N' Roses*
    Every Rose Has Its Thorn - Poison
    Here I Go Again - Whitesnake
    Crazy Train - Ozzy Osbourne
    Material Girl - Madonna*
    Jump - Van Halen*
    Love Is A Battlefield - Pat Benatar
    Total Eclipse Of The Heart - Bonnie Tyler
    *** On Feel The Noize - Quiet Riot
    White Wedding - Billy Idol
    You Shook Me All Night Long - AC / DC
    We Got The Beat - The Go - Go's
    I Wanna Know What Love Is - Foreigner
    Don't Stop Believin' - Journey*
    Money For Nothing - Dire Straits
    Thriller - Michael Jackson
    Hungry Like The Wolf - Duran Duran*
    Rock The Casbah - The Clash
    Whip It - Devo
    Video Killed The Radio Star - The Buggles
    Cars - Gary Numan
    Working For The Weekend - Loverboy
    Jessie's Girl - Rick Springfield
    Super Freak (Part 1) - Rick James
    Gloria - Laura Branigan
    Maneater - Daryl Hall & John Oates
    Don't You Want Me - The Human League
    Mickey - Toni Basil
    Making Love Out Of Nothing At All - Air Supply
    Come On Eileen - Dexys Midnight Runners
    She Blinded Me With Science - Thomas Dolby
    Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) - Eurythmics
    Always Something There To Remind Me - Naked Eyes
    Karma Chameleon - Culture Club*
    I'm So Excited - Pointer Sisters
    "Miami Vice" Theme - Jan Hammer
    We Built This City - Starship
    Heartbeat - Don Jonhson
    Everybody Have Fun Tonight - Wang Chung
    Start Me Up - The Rolling Stones
    Walk Like An Egyptian - Bangles
    Walk This Way - Run-D.M.C. And Aerosmith
    Only In My Dreams - Debbie Gibson
    Don't Worry Be Happy - Bobby McFerrin
    Don't You (Forget About Me) - Simple Minds

    * just citing examples. Anything from those artists would work.
     
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    Tainted Love

    Billie Jean

    Sweet Dreams
     
  8. Cyclops Registered

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    They had plenty good ones.

    Who Can it Be Now?
    Land Down Under
    Overkill
    Be Good Johnny
    It's a Mistake
    Dr. Heckel and Mr. Jive
     
  9. Unleashed Registered

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    i meant the website
     
  10. Cyclops Registered

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    Oh, I ****ing HATE "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun". That is one of the most awful songs ever recorded.
     
  11. Unleashed Registered

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    but thats all they really want
     
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    What?! I'm not the only person to hate that song?! THANK YOU CY!!!
     
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    My all-time fave is Billie Jean & I liked all of Madonna's 80's hits.
     
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    No, girls just wanna have luu-huunch, oh girls just wanna have lunch...
     
  17. Jager X Registered

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    well the never-ending story theme defined my childhood. as for songs that defined the 80s,alot of them has been posted but there are more and i wish i could remember the title of some of them.
     
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    white wedding.
     
  19. Tsunulia Queen of the Kitties

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    What was that one song by the Talking Heads? It was one of the songs on the 'Down and Out in Beverly Hills' soundtrack..........I think :confused: I remember it being good though.
     
  20. Corinthian™ <insert witty title>

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    take on me by A-ha:(:up:
     
  21. Unleashed Registered

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    i made ur avvy :D
     
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    I don't like most of the mainstream stuff in the 80's it seems..but I like 80's music.
     
  23. Tsunulia Queen of the Kitties

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    :p Now I got that Corky Ramano bit in my head :p
     
  24. Jager X Registered

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    i love all those songs.
     
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    Wait, wait... you're telling me some people actually like that "music?"
     

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