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Best 80's songs?

The_ManThe_Man Posts: 2,718 ✭✭✭✭✭
edited January 2012 in R&B & Alternatives
post some classic 80's music.. Im gonna kick things off with this classic right here...

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  • the ghostthe ghost Craftsman The OthersidePosts: 4,559 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited December 2011
    Phil Collins - Another Day in Paradise
    Sade - The Sweetest Taboo
    Tears For Fears - Everybody Wants to Rule the World
    Janet Jackson - The Pleasure Principle
    Cameo - Back and Forth
  • booty-gif-dot-combooty-gif-dot-com Posts: 1,357 ✭✭
    edited December 2011
    the 80's are loaded with great classic tunes that will never die.. Unless you narrow the question to specific Genre's i could get carpal tunnel naming all the greatness from this era

    for sake of argument i will name ten of my favs from the R&B format im not even touching the great songs of rock and hip hop released in the period. id be here forever

    1. When Doves Cry - Prince
    2. Over Joyed - Stevie Wonder
    3. Sweetest Taboo - SADE
    4. Billie Jean - Michael Jackson
    5. Forget Me Nots - Patrice Rushen
    6. Can You Stand The Rain - New Edition
    7. Never Too Much - Luther Vandross
    8. Atomic Dog - George Clinton
    9. Teddy's Jam - GUY
    10. Dont Be Cruel - Bobby Brown

    posting these type of threads just gives more light to have bad this current era in music sucks so bad in comparison to other decades!!
  • memphis2sacniccmemphis2sacnicc Posts: 2,033 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited December 2011
    I'll name my top 10.

    1- MJ- Billie Jean
    2- Bobby Brown- Don't Be Cruel
    3- Teddy P- Love T.K.O.
    4- Rick James- Fire & Desire
    5- The Isley Brothers- Choosey Lover
    6- Lionel Richie- Hello
    7- Bobby Womack- Love Has Finally Come At Last
    8- Diana Ross- Missing You
    9- Wham- Careless Whisper
    10- Cherrelle- Saturday Love
    11- Rene & Angela- Your Smile
    12- Sade- The Sweetest Taboo
    13- Stephanie Mills- I Learned To Respect The Power Of Love
    14- Stevie Wonder- Part-Time Lover
    15- Bobby Brown- Girlfriend
    16- Gregory Abbott- Shake You Down
    17- Keith Sweat- How Deep Is Your Love
    18- MJ- Dirty Diana
    19- Terence Trent D'Arby- Sign Your Name
    20- Anquette- I Will Always Be There For You
    21- Betty Wright- No Pain, No Gain
    22- Regina Belle- Baby Come To Me

    Fuck it, I had to add mo than 10. Out of 300 80s r&b on my Ipod, namin' just 10 is too hard. These songs I luv to death.
  • IbexIbex Posts: 7,935 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited December 2011
    Mr. Telephone Man - New Edition
    Owner of a Lonely Heart - Yes
    Lean On Me - Club Nouveau
    Send Me An Angel - Real Life
    Caribbean Queen - Billy Ocean
    Ghetto Life - Rick James
    First Time on a Ferris Wheel - Smokey Robinson & Syreeta
    Don't Disturb This Groove - The System
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  • booty-gif-dot-combooty-gif-dot-com Posts: 1,357 ✭✭
    edited December 2011
    good list...

    95% of these 80's songs are still great 25-30 years after there release. and you always want to hear them again

    95% of y2k music gets stale 25-30 months after release. and it sounds like garbage you never want to hear again
    I'll name my top 10.

    1- MJ- Billie Jean
    2- Bobby Brown- Don't Be Cruel
    3- Teddy P- Love T.K.O.
    4- Rick James- Fire & Desire
    5- The Isley Brothers- Choosey Lover
    6- Lionel Richie- Hello
    7- Bobby Womack- Love Has Finally Come At Last
    8- Diana Ross- Missing You
    9- Wham- Careless Whisper
    10- Cherrelle- Saturday Love
    11- Rene & Angela- Your Smile
    12- Sade- The Sweetest Taboo
    13- Stephanie Mills- I Learned To Respect The Power Of Love
    14- Stevie Wonder- Part-Time Lover
    15- Bobby Brown- Girlfriend
    16- Gregory Abbott- Shake You Down
    17- Keith Sweat- How Deep Is Your Love
    18- MJ- Dirty Diana
    19- Terence Trent D'Arby- Sign Your Name
    20- Anquette- I Will Always Be There For You
    21- Betty Wright- No Pain, No Gain
    22- Regina Belle- Baby Come To Me

    Fuck it, I had to add mo than 10. Out of 300 80s r&b on my Ipod, namin' just 10 is too hard. These songs I luv to death.
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