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80’s Songslist

So many great songs released in the 1980's! What are some of your favorites? I will start with my favorite group (next to the Beatles of course) lol


Fleetwood Mac


Love in store


Hold me

Oh Diane

Eyes of the world


Big love

Seven wonders


Little lies


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Kenny Loggins:

I'm Alright.  1980

Don't Fight It (with Steve Perry).  1982

Heart To Heart.  1982

Footloose.  1984

Danger Zone.  1986

Meet Me Half Way.  1987

Nobody's Fool.  1988

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Holiday.  1983

Borderline.  1984

Lucky Star.  1984

Like A Virgin.  1984

Material Girl.  1985

Crazy For You.  1985

Angel.  1985

Dress You Up.  1985

Live To Tell.  1986

Papa Don't Preach.  1986

True Blue.  1986

Open Your Heart.  1986

La Isla Bonita.  1987

Who's That Girl.  1987

Causing A Commotion.  1987

Like A Prayer.  1989

Express Yourself.  1989

Cherish.  1989

Oh Father.  1989

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Richard Marx:

Don't Mean Nothing.  1987

Should've Known Better.  1987

Endless Summer Nights.  1988

Hold On To The Nights.  1988

Satisfied.  1989

Right Here Waiting.  1989

Angelia.  1989

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Paul McCartney:

Coming Up.  1980

Ebony And Ivory (with Stevie Wonder).  1982

Take It Away.  1982

The Girl Is Mine (with Michael Jackson).  1982

Say Say Say (with Michael Jackson).  1983

No More Lonely Nights.  1984

Spies Like Us.  1985

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John Mellencamp:

Hurts So Good.  1982

Jack And Diane.  1982

Hand To Hold On To.  1982

Crumblin' Down.  1983

Pink Houses.  1983

Authority Song.  1984

Lonely Ol' Night.  1985

Small Town.  1985

R.O.C.K. In The USA.  1986

Rain On The Scarecrow.  1986

Rumbleseat.  1986

Paper In Fire.  1987

Cherry Bomb.  1987

Check It Out.  1988

Pop Singer.  1989

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@BobH07  You were very busy today!

Here's my Greatest Hits Compilation from your postings:


Manic Monday  Bangles

All out of love  Air Supply

Love is a battlefield  Pat Benetar

Modern Love  David Bowie

Livin' on a prayer   Bonjovi

Love me tomorrow  Chicago

Gloria  Laura Branigan

Tell it to my heart  Taylor Dayne

In the air tonight  Phil Collins

For your eyes only  Sheena Easton

Heartlight   Neil Diamond 

Gypsy  Fleetwood Mac

Urgent  Foreigner

Longer  Dan Fogelberg 

Only in my dreams  Debbie Gibson

In too deep  Genesis

You make my dreams  Hall&Oates

The last worthless evening  Don Henley

What about love  Heart

A matter of trust  Billy Joel

How will I know  Whitney Houston

Girl can't help it  Journey

I'm still standing  Elton John

Girls just want to have fun  Cyndi Lauper

Misled  Kool&the gang

Danger zone  Kenny Loggins

Cherish  Madonna

Should've known better  Richard Marx

No more lonely nights  Sir Paul

Cherrybomb  John Mellencamp

Freedom  Wham




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George Michael/Wham:

Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go.  1984

Careless Whisper.  1984

Everything She Wants.  1985

Freedom.  1985

I'm Your Man.  1985

A Different Corner.  1986

The Edge Of Heaven.  1986

I Knew You Were Waiting (with Aretha).  1987

I Want Your Sex.  1987

Faith.  1987

Father Figure. 1988

One More Try.  1988

Monkey.  1988

Kissing A Fool.  1988

Heaven Help Me.  1989


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One Thing Leads To Another.  The Fixx

Juke Box Hero.  Foreigner

Wild Wild West.  Escape Club

Carrie.  Europe

Sweet Child Of Mine. Guns N Roses

Freeze Frame.  J Geils Band

Electric Avenue.  Eddy Grant

Red Red Wine.  UB 40

Let's Hear It For The Boy.  Deniece Williams

Wishing Well.  Terence Trent D'Arby

On The Dark Side.  John Cafferty

Somebody's Baby.  Jackson Browne

Magic.  Cars

Silent Running.  Mike and Mechanics

I Didn't Mean To Turn You On.  Robert Palmer

Wake Me Up Before You Go.  Wham

Dirty Laundry.  Don Henley

Run To You.  Bryan Adams

China Girl.  David Bowie

Hit Me With Your Best Shot.  Pat Benatar

Mr Roboto.  Styx

Eye Of The Tiger.  Survivor

Keep On Living You.  REO Speedwagon

Don't Know Much.  Linda Ronstadt

Late In The Evening.  Paul Simon

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Bryan Adams


This time

Cuts like a knife

Straight from the heart



It's only love/w Tina Turner

Run to you




It's only love 

Run to you 


Summer of '69 

Heat of the night 1987



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Fleetwood Mac  -  


Gypsy (1982)

Big Love (1987)

Little Lies (1987)

Everywhere (1987)

As Long As You Follow (1988)




“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
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The One I Love.  REM

Holding Back The Years.  Simply Red

Best Of Times.  Styx

Burning Down The House.  Talking Heads

Hold On Loosely.  38 Special

Cuts Like A Knife.  Bryan Adams

We Belong.  Pat Benatar

The Tide Is High.  Blondie

I Hate Myself For Loving You.  Joan Jett

Sunset Grill.  Don Henley

Valley Road.  Bruce Hornsby

Dancing With Myself.  Billy Idol

Danger Zone.  Kenny Loggins

Who Can It Be Now.  Men At Work

Back On The Chain Gang.  Pretenders

Crazy Little Thing Called Love.  Queen

Ghostbusters.  Ray Parker Jr

Another Brick In The Wall.  Pink Floyd

Walk On Water.  Eddie Money - Tribute Show On Tonight On AXS TV

Talk To Me.  Stevie Nicks

65 Love Affair.  Paul Young

Living In America.  James Brown

Flashdance.  Irene Cara

Good Thing.  Fine Young Cannibals




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Fine Young Cannibals


The Raw and the Cooked album-1988

She drives me crazy

Good thing

I'm not the man I used to be

I'm not satisfied

Tell me what

Don't look back

It's ok (It's alright)

Don't let it get you down

As hard as it is

Ever fallen in love


Another album I wore out!!

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RIP  Kenny Rogers

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@BobH07 Me too 😢 Head to the new topic about him so you can post there

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George Harrison


All those years ago 1981


Cloud nine

Got my mind set on you

When we was fab

Cheer down 1989

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The Next Time I Fall.  Any Grant and Peter Cetera

In Your Eyes.  Peter Gabriel

I Want To Know What Love Is.  Foreigner

Here Comes The Rain Again.  Eurythmics

Sailing.  Christopher Cross

Tender Years.  John Cafferty

Drive.  Cars

Simply Irresistible.  Robert Palmer

Middle Of The Road.  Pretenders

The Living Years.  Mike & Mechanics

Abracadabra.  Steve Miller

Leather And Lace.  Stevie Nicks and Don Henley

Cherish.  Kool and the Gang

The Safety Dance. Men Without Hats

Footloose.  Kenny Loggins

We Built This City.  Starship

Mandolin Rain.  Bruce Hornsby

Day By Day.  Hooters

Eyes Without A Face.  Billy Idol

Crimson And Clover.  Joan Jett

Love Is A Battlefield.  Pat Benatar

Walk Like An Egyptian.  Bangles

Let's Dance.  David Bowie

Venus.  Bananarama

Together Forever.  Rick Astley

Call Me.  Blondie

On The Radio.  Donna Summer

Shout.  Tears For Fears

Private Dancer.  Tina Turner

Africa.  Toto

Jesse.  Carly Simon

Tainted Love.  Soft Cell

Jessie's Girl.  Rick Springfield

They Don't Know.  Tracey Ullman

Everybody Have Fun Tonight.  Wang Chung

The Finer Things.  Steve Winwood

Legs.  ZZ Top


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Eddie Rabbitt.  Driving' My Life Away

                           I Love A Rainy Night

Ronnie Milsap.  Smoky Mountain Rain

Willie Nelson.  On The Road Again

                          Always On My Mind

Juice Newton.  Angel Of The Morning

                            Queen Of Hearts

Oak Ridge Boys.  Elvira

Dolly Parton.  9 To 5

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Dreamer.  Supertramp

You Can Call Me Al.  Paul Simon

Higher Love.  Steve Winwood

Heartbreaker.  Dionne Warwick

Owner Of A Lonely Heart.  Yes

Twilight Zone.  Golden Earring

Walk Of Life.  Dire Straits

Sweet Dreams.  Eurythmics

The Old Man Down The Road.  John Fogerty

Tender Is The Night.  Jackson Browne

Heaven Is A Place In Earth.  Belinda Carlisle

Lady.  Commodores

Wind Beneath My Wings.  Bette Midler

Stop Draggin' My Heart Around.  Stevie Nicks and Tom Petty

Addicted To Love.  Robert Palmer

Islands In The Stream.  Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers

Celebration.  Kool and Gang

Head To Toe.  Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam

Shining Star.  Manhattans

Down Under.  Men At Work

Need You Tonight.  INXS

Sara.  Starship

Hazy Shade Of Winter.  Bangles

Solitaire.  Laura Branigan

Shake You Down.  Gregory Abbott

Solid.  Ashford and Simpson

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John Lennon



(Just like) Starting over

Beautiful boy (Darling boy)

Watching the wheels



Nobody told me

Borrowed time

Grow old with me

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Ditto on your John Lennon, as well!!



“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
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1987:   Livin' On A Prayer.  Bon Jovi.  4

             Faith.  George Michael.  4

             With Or Without You.  U2. 3

             Alone.  Heart.  3

             La Bamba.  Los Lobos.  3


1988:   Roll With It.  Steve Winwood.  4

             One More Try.  George Michael.  3

             Every Rose Has Its Thorn.  Poison.  3


1989:  Miss You Much.  Janet Jackson.  4

            Another Day In Paradise.  Phil Collins.  4

            Straight Up.  Paula Abdul.  3

            Lost In Your Eyes.  Debbie Gibson.  3

            Like A Prayer.  Bon Jovi.  3

            Right Here Waiting.  Richard Marx.  3

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1983:   Every Breath You Take.  Police.  8

             Billie Jean.  Michael Jackson.  7

             Flashdance.  Irene Cara.  6

             Say Say Say.  Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson. 6

             Down Under.  Men At Work.  4

             Total Eclipse Of The Heart.  Bonnie Ty!er.  4

             All Night Long. Lionel Richie.  4


1984:   Like A Virgin.  Madonna.  6

             Jump.  Van Halen.  5

             When Doves Cry.  Prince.  5

             Karma Chameleon.  Culture Club.  3

             Footloose.  Kenny Loggins.  3

             Against All Odds.  Phil Collins.  3

             Ghostbusters.  Ray Parker Jr.  3

             What's Love Got To Do With It.  Tina Turner.  3

             I Just Called To Say I Love You.  Stevie Wonder.  3

            Wake Me Up Before You Go.  Wham. 3


1985:   We Are The World.  USA For Africa.  4

             Say You, Say Me.  Lionel Richie.  4

             Careless Whisper.  Wham.  3

             Can't Fight This Feeling.  REO Speedwagon.  3

             Shout.  Tears For Fears.  3

             Money For Nothing.  Dire Straits. 3


1986:  That's What Friends Are For.  Dionne & Friends.  4

            Walk Like An Egyptian.  Bangles.  4

            Rock Me Amadeus.  Falco.  3

            Greatest Love Of All.  Whitney Houston.  3

            On My Own.  Patti LaBelle and Michael McDonald.  3

            Stuck With You.  Huey Lewis.  3

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Paul McCartney 

Coming up 1980


Take it away

Ebony&Ivory/w Stevie Wonder

Say say say 1983

No more lonely nights 1984

My brave face 1989

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Songs with the most weeks at #1:


1980:   Call Me.  Blondie.  6

             Lady.  Kenny Rogers.  6

             Starting Over.  John Lennon.  5

             Rock With You.  Michael Jackson.  4

             Crazy Little Thing Called Love.  Queen.  4

             Another Brick In The Wall.  Pink Floyd.  4

             Funkytown.  Lipps Inc.  4

             Upside Down.  Diana Ross.  4


1981:   Physical.  Olivia Newton-John.  10

             Bette Davis Eyes.  Kim Carnes.  9

             Endless Love.  Diana Ross & Lionel Richie.  9

             Kiss On My List.  Hall & Oates.  3

             Arthur's Theme.  Christopher Cross.  3


1982:   I Love Rock & Roll.  Joan Jett. 7

             Ebony & Ivory.  Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder. 7

             Centerfold.  J Geils Band.  6

             Eye Of The Tiger.  Survivor.  6

             Jack and Diane.  John Mellancamp.  4

             Maneater.  Hall and Oates.  4

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1999 Prince

Rock the casbah The Clash

Hungry like the wolf Duran Duran

Come on Eileen Dexys Midnight Runners

Eye of the tiger Survivor

Up where we belong Joe Cocker&Jennifer Warnes

I ran (so far away) Flock of Seagulls

I melt with you Modern English

Gloria Laura Branigan

Jack and Diane John Cougar Mellencamp

Rosanna Toto

Should I stay or should I go The Clash

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Summer Of 69.  Bryan Adams

Easy Lover.  Philip Bailey

The Boys Of Summer.  Don Henley

Woman.  John Lennon

The Time Of My Life.  Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes

Got A Hold On Me.  Christine McVie

Come Dancing.  Kinks

Don't Know Much.  Aaron Neville

The Rose.  Bette Midler

You Got It.  Roy Orbison

Neutron Dance.  Pointer Sisters

Lawyers in Love.  Jackson Browne

Fame.  Irene Cara

Sequel.  Harry Chapin

Tell It To My Heart.  Taylor Dayne

Love Bites.  Def Leppard

Leader Of The Band.  Dan Fogelburg

Relax.  Frankie Goes To Hollywood

Xanadu.  ELO

Keep Your Hands To Yourself.  Georgia Satellites

We Got The Beat.  Go-Gos

Break My Stride.  Matthew Wilder

When I'm With You.  Sheriff


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Traveling Wilburys from 1988


Handle with care

Last night

Tweeter and the monkey man

End of the line

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Stevie Nicks



Edge of seventeen 

Stop draggin' my heart around 

After the glitter fades

Bella Donna

Leather and lace (/w Don Henley)


Beauty and the beast

If anyone falls 

Stand back


I can't wait

Has anyone ever written anything for you?

Talk to me


Long way to go

Rooms on fire 

Whole lotta trouble


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Ditto for Stevie Nicks!


CS&N  -  1982

Wasted on the Way  (with Timothy B. Schmit on harmony vocals)

Southern Cross



“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
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Ditto on CS&N! Particularly LOVE "Wasted on the way" Such an awesome song with a great meaning!!

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