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Best Singles of the 1980s

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The songs that defined the '80s.

Rated 0 points - posted 6 years ago by woodtop255 in category Music.
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New Sensation by INXS Report Abuse
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Remember this song quite well and catchy tune.
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With or Without You by U2 Report Abuse
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Modern Love by David Bowie Report Abuse
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Don't You Want Me by Human League Report Abuse
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Mel & Kim - Showing Out (Get Fresh At The Weekend) Report Abuse
Released in 1986. It was the main theme song to a former Saturday morning show titled 'Get Fresh'.
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Aswad - Don't Turn Around Report Abuse
Topped the UK singles chart in 1988. It was covered by Ace Of Base six years later.
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Peter Gabriel - Sledgehammer Report Abuse
Released in 1986. It was used in the Vauxhall advert in the early 1990s.
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Tears For Fears - Sowing The Seeds Of Love Report Abuse
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The Smiths - How Soon Is Now Report Abuse
First time I heard this song, it was used in a Pepe Jeans advert many years ago.
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Freedom by George Michael Report Abuse
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Borderline by Madonna Report Abuse
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Footlose by Kenny Loggins Report Abuse
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Walk Like an Egyptian by the Bangles Report Abuse
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We Got the Beat by the Go-Gos Report Abuse
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Shout by Tears for Fears Report Abuse
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Streets Have No Name by U2 Report Abuse
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What's Love Gotta Do With It by Tina Turner Report Abuse
Tina Turner represented the best of the 1980s: big hair and big voice.
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Girls Just Wanna Have Fun by Cyndi Lauper Report Abuse
Every single girl was agreeing with this sentiment back when this famous song was released.
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Back 2 Life by Soul 2 Soul Report Abuse
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Like a Virgin by Madonna Report Abuse
This song represented a new type of sexual revolution for women. Still a modern classic.
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Faith by George Michael Report Abuse
George Michael is an '80s icon and this single represents one of his greatest songs.
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Karma Chamelon by Culture Club Report Abuse
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Beat It by Michael Jackson Report Abuse
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I Wanna Dance With Somebody by Whitney Houston Report Abuse
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Thriller by Michael Jackson Report Abuse
This epic song and video defined the reason Michael Jackson became a superstar.
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