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Top 80s Songs

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Top 80s Songs

Big hair, big ambition and the biggest charity concert known to man courtesy of Live Aid… many would argue the 1980s were somehow bigger all round. Yet while others now pour scorn on this opinion-dividing decade, there’s no denying the fact the 80s threw up some of the biggest names and the biggest hits known to rock and pop. uDiscover dusts down the Walkman and cues a mixtape of 15 of the Top 80s Songs.

So, there are our top 80s Songs – The Jam ‘Going Underground’, David Bowie ‘Ashes To Ashes’, The Human League ‘Don’t You Want Me’, Michael Jackson ‘Billie Jean’, Duran Duran ‘Is There Something I Should Know?’, The Police ‘Every Breath You Take’, New Order ‘Blue Monday’, Frankie Goes To Hollywood ‘Relax’, Prince ‘When Doves Cry’, Madonna ‘Like A Virgin’, Bruce Springsteen ‘Born In The USA’, Bon Jovi ‘Livin’ On A Prayer’, Guns N’ Roses ‘Sweet Child o’ Mine’, U2 ‘With Or Without You’ and The Stone Roses ‘Fool’s Gold’.

What would be in your Top 80s Songs? Let us know in the comments and start the debate!

8 Comments

8 Comments

  1. Toad

    June 28, 2017 at 1:13 pm

    Public Enemy’s Don’t Believe The Hype, Run DMC’s Walk This Way, George Clinton’s Atomic Dog…I mean, as I look at it, you made a very lame list, so lame as to be actually problematic. Two non-white musicians on a list of 15. Somebody has a little bit of a color filter going on, huh? I think maybe I won’t cast a vote on this whitewashed piece of crap you posted.

  2. Halloween68

    June 29, 2017 at 2:20 pm

    Don’t You Forget About Me, Everybody Have Fun Tonight, Shout, Roxanne, Billy Jean, Bang Your Head, 99 Red Balloons, Legs, Dead Man’s Party, Rio, We’re Not Going To Take It, Cry, Heat of the Moment, When Doves Cry, Girls Just Want to Have Fun, Walk This Way (the Run DMC version)

  3. Caroline McCord

    June 30, 2017 at 12:03 pm

    What about Wake Me Up Before You Go Go,I Want To Break Free,Give It Up,I Surrender, Holding Out For A Hero,Tainted Love,Mad World,Moonlight Shadow, Dear Prudence, Up The Junction,Together In Electric Dreams,, The Look Of Love, Telegraph, Somewhere In My Heart,I Just Died In Your Arms Tonight,Wonderful Life, I’m Your Man,I Don’t Want A Lover, Real Gone Kid,Poison. There are thousands more but it would take the entire site to mention them all.

  4. Allan

    July 1, 2017 at 4:11 pm

    Nothing from metallica, Judas Priest, Iron Maiden, the Cult, Def Leopard, Van Halen etc…

  5. Mike

    July 1, 2017 at 9:29 pm

    Like some of your list. I’d add Don Henley Boys of Summer, Clash London Calling. Dire Straits Money for Nothing, Survivor Eye of the Tiger. Blondie Call Me

  6. Jennifer

    July 9, 2017 at 4:59 pm

    Where the hell is Queen? Seriously, how can you not put one on there?

  7. Alan

    July 9, 2017 at 8:29 pm

    Lots I could say here. Here’s a one that sums up the eighties. VIDEO KILLED THE RADIOS STAR. Might not be trendy to mention it, but it’s an eighties classic.

  8. Blanche Horst

    July 10, 2017 at 7:25 pm

    Your Wildest Dreams and its sequel I Know You’re Out There Somewhere … the Moody Blues, of course.

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