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Old 06-27-2009, 12:59 PM
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Your fave 80s Music

After Kelly Anne's top 80s movie list, i thought id do a post to see whats everyones 80s top music list (non christmas). Below are just a few of mine-too many to put and a bit of a mix
  • Maddness- Our house/ Baggy Trousers/ One step beyond
  • Nick Kershaw- The riddle/ I wont let the sun go down on me
  • Big Country- In a big country
  • P.I.L- This is not a love song
  • Adam Ant- Stand and deliver
  • Visage- Fade to grey
  • Ultravox- Vienna/ dance with tears in my eyes
  • Human League- Dont you want me
  • Bad Manners- lip up fatty
  • New order-True faith/ Blue monday
  • Stone roses- Fools gold
  • Depeche Mode- Enjoy the silence
  • Joy Division- Love wil tear us apart (though may be late 70s)
There many,many more. Will post a few more in a bit-well thats if any of you are interested- i am, so whats your faves.
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Oh few others are:
  • The cure-Love cats (few other songs too)
  • Siouxsie and the banshees-Happy house (cracking tune,reminds me of when i was a kid). and also Hong kong garden.
  • Phil Oakley- Together in electric dreams
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Janet Jackson - Nasty
Michael Jackson - Thriller
Janet Jackson - Let´s Wait Awhile
all of the 80s hip hop and funk tunes
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Originally Posted by ryansrs1 View Post
After Kelly Anne's top 80s movie list, i thought id do a post to see whats everyones 80s top music list (non christmas). Below are just a few of mine-too many to put and a bit of a mix
  • Maddness- Our house/ Baggy Trousers/ One step beyond
  • Nick Kershaw- The riddle/ I wont let the sun go down on me
  • Big Country- In a big country
  • P.I.L- This is not a love song
  • Adam Ant- Stand and deliver
  • Visage- Fade to grey
  • Ultravox- Vienna/ dance with tears in my eyes
  • Human League- Dont you want me
  • Bad Manners- lip up fatty
  • New order-True faith/ Blue monday
  • Stone roses- Fools gold
  • Depeche Mode- Enjoy the silence
  • Joy Division- Love wil tear us apart (though may be late 70s)
There many,many more. Will post a few more in a bit-well thats if any of you are interested- i am, so whats your faves.
Impressive list, ryansrs1!

Virtually anything by Joan Armatrading, Marshall Crenshaw, White Animals, Elvis Costello, Nick Lowe, Rockpile, Dave Edmunds, Split Enz, Ian Dury & The Blockheads, Rachel Sweet, Ö (Iíll add more as I think of them). Some of these are still around too!

Radio had pretty much hit rock bottom (and has stayed there) by the mid Eighties so I had to read magazines and hang out in record shops (remember those?) to find the really good music shunned by corporate broadcast vampires. Thank God for cassette players in cars back then and now CDs and MP3 player ports!
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Interesting choices!!!

I like Bette Davis Eyes by Kim Carnes - got good memories to that one. I agree totally with Vienna - Ultravox, Fade to Grey - Visage. Also very attached to Plant Earth - Duran Duran, To Cut a Long Story Short - Spandau Ballet, Goody Two Shoes - Adam Ant, New Life - Depeche Mode, Personal Jesus - Depeche Mode (although Marilyn Manson's version is way better in 2004), Tainted Love - Soft Cell

THEN.....

Jump - Van Halen, Unskinny Bop - Poison, Love is a Battlefield - Pat Benatar, Thriller (of course) - Michael Jackson

I could go on but I want to get to bed!!!
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Michael Jackson
Madonna
Prince
Wham/George Michael
Def Leopard
Culture Club
Journey
Kool & the Gang
NKOTB
Aerosmith
Bon Jovi
Cheap Trick
John "Cougar" Mellencamp
Phil Collins/Genesis

The list goes on...
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Some of my favorite '80s songs:
  • Blondie, Rapture
  • Bruce Springsteen, Hungry Heart
  • The Romantics, What I Like About You
  • The Kinks, Destroyer
  • The Police, Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic
  • Queen & David Bowie, Under Pressure
  • Rickie Lee Jones, We Belong Together
  • Tom Waits & Bette Midler, I Never Talk to Strangers
  • The Clash, Rock the Casbah
  • Fleetwood Mac, Hold Me
  • Culture Club, I'll Tumble 4 Ya
  • Dexy's Midnight Runners, Come On Eileen
  • Hall & Oates, Say It Isn't So
  • Prince, 1999
  • Todd Rundgren, Bang the Drum All Day
  • Eurythmics, Right By Your Side
  • Phil Collins & Philip Bailey, Easy Lover
  • The Pretenders, Don't Get Me Wrong
  • Prince and the Revolution, Let's Go Crazy
  • Ray Parker, Jr., Ghostbusters
  • Wham!, Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go
And that takes me only through the first half of the decade.
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I am not sure I am doing this right. Are we listing strictly 80's bands (that made their first hits in the 80's) or they could be from the 70's and listing there hits from the 80's.

If it's hits they made in the 80's (all of them made hits in the 70's), I like just about everything from these bands:

Journey (first concert I have ever been to)
Van Halen (seen in concert)
Rush (seen in concert)
Queen

Band or artist from the 80's:

U2
Ratt
Prince

I need some more coffee. I will probably think of more later.
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Old 06-29-2009, 10:36 AM
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Oh yeah, defo the clash and also some
  • Simple minds
  • Dexys midnight runners-Come on eileen(bad spelt i no)
  • Bit of early U2
  • The Specials (though some were done in 70s)
  • Erasure
  • Bonnie tyler (well shes a Swansea girl)
Will think of more-so many that have so many memories i cant think of them in 1 go.

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