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Old 09-13-2009, 12:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Favorite songs from the 80's?

What would be your most favorite songs that were made in the 80's? I'll name a few of my most favorite 80's songs.

"Material Girl" by Madonna
"I Want To Know What Love Is" by Foreigner
"You Spin Me Right Round" by Dead Or Alive
"Stand Back" by Stevie Nicks
"Tell It To My Heart" by Taylor Dayne
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Old 09-13-2009, 12:32 PM   #2 (permalink)
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The Smiths- There Is A Light That Never Goes Out
Sonic Youth- Teenage Riot
Joy Division- Passover
Queen- Another One Bites The Dust
Talking Heads- Once In A Lifetime
Bruce Springsteen- Nebraska
R.E.M.- Catapult
Tom Waits- Anywhere I Lay My Head
Husker Du- New Day Rising
The Feelies- The High Road
Metallica- Master Of Puppets
UB40- Come Out To Play
Elvis Costello- Satellite
Pixies- Wave Of Mutilation

A few if my favorites
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Old 09-13-2009, 02:16 PM   #3 (permalink)
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"Shine On" - House Of Love
"Paint A Vulgar Picture" - The Smiths
"Billie Jean" - Michael Jackson
"Here Comes Your Man" - The Pixies
"Blister In The Sun" - The Violent Femmes
"Master Of Puppets" - Metallica
"Teenage Riot" - Sonic Youth
"Just Like Honey" - The Jesus And Mary Chain
"Made Of Stone" - The Stone Roses
"Captain Of Her Heart" - Double
"I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For" - U2
"Sweet Child O'Mine" - Guns & Roses
"The Whole Of The Moon" - The Waterboys
"Total Eclipse Of The Heart" - Bonnie Tyler

Those are what occur to me off the top of my head. I'm sure I'm forgetting some key songs.
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Old 09-13-2009, 02:36 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Some that I like, no order:

Paisley Park - Prince
Under The Ivy - Kate Bush
I Am The Resurrection - The Stone Roses
A Rush And A Push And The Land Is Ours - The Smiths
Decades - Joy Division
Paid In Full - Eric B. & Rakim
The Message - Grandmaster Flash & The Sugarhill Gang
A Forest - The Cure
The Edge Of The World - Faith No More
That's What I Get - Nine Inch Nails
Here Comes Your Man - Pixies
Peek-A-Boo - Siouxsie And The Banshees
Blue Monday - New Order
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Old 09-13-2009, 03:40 PM   #5 (permalink)
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...to name/find videos for a few, after a few seconds' thought.
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Old 09-13-2009, 11:36 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Ah, I forgot "True Faith" by New Order.
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Old 09-14-2009, 03:10 AM   #8 (permalink)
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If it's just one song from each artist:

Tom Waits - Clap Hands
Sonic Youth - The Sprawl
Pixies - Monkey Gone to Heaven
The Smiths - The Queen is Dead
The Cure - Killing an Arab (released as a single in the 70s, but it was first included on an album in the 80s)
Joy Division - Love Will Tear Us Apart
The Clash - Rock the Casbah
The Jesus and Mary Chain - Never Understand
The Jam - Going Underground
The Pogues - If I Should Fall From The Grace With God
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Old 09-14-2009, 08:31 AM   #9 (permalink)
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The Replacements - Here Come The Regulars
Sonic Youth - Teen Age Riot
Michael Jackson - Man In The Mirror
The Smiths - Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now.....

theres 4, for now.
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Old 09-14-2009, 09:58 AM   #10 (permalink)
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Anything by the Psychedlic Furs, Bauhaus, Jesus and Mary Chain, The Primitives, Ultravox, The Cure, The Church or Sisters of Mercy...hard to name specific singles from these since I like them all.

And alot of singles including

"Piano in the Dark"- Brenda Russel
"Pearly Dew Drops" - Cocteau Twins
"Stand" - R.E.M.
"The Whole of the Moon" - Waterboys
"Punk Rock Girl" - Dead Milkmen
"All in my mind" - Love and Rockets
"Read about it" - Midnight Oil
"Every little thing she does is magic" - The Police
"Come Dancing" - The Kinks
"Mio min Mio" - Gemini
"Vienna Calling" - Falco
"Dreaming" - OMD
"Flash in the Night" - Secret Service
"Love like Blood" - Killing Joke
"Sometimes" - Erasure
"Back on the Chain Gang" - The Pretenders
"Head like a Hole" - NIN
"Space Age Love Song" - A Flock of Seagulls
"Please please please (let me get what I want)) - The Dream Academy
"There She Goes" - The Las
"Terra Titanic" - Peter Schilling
"Killing Moon" - Echo and the Bunnymen
"Birthday" - The Sugarcubes
"Smalltown Boy" - Bronski Beat
"Fools Gold" - The Stone Roses
"Love Missle F1-F11" - Sigue sigue sputnik
"Rise" - Public Image Ltd.

I collect 80s music, so many favorites .

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