Greatest '80s Songs


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201She Sells Sanctuary - The Cult

Still love this today, must crank it up!

202Pretty in Pink - The Psychedelic Furs
203It's Still Rock And Roll To Me - Billy Joel

Forget Billy Joel's personality and image, and also the video.
This is an awesome song, lyrics are brilliant, sax solo is phenominal.
One of my childhood favourites, my uncle used to play it on an L.P. at my childhood farmhouse. Very fond memories!

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204Wanted Dead or Alive - Bon Jovi

This is the Greatest Song of the 80's. Jon Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora, David Bryan, Tico Torres & Alec John Such!

Great Vocals, Catchy Lyrics, Moving Chorus, Amazing Riff, Soothing Chords, Brilliant Guitars, Delightful Keyboards, Throbbing Bass, Booming Drums & an Incredible Solo!

Why is this so low? This song rocks!

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205In Your Eyes - Peter Gabriel
206Woman - John Lennon
207The Power of Love - Frankie Goes to Hollywood
208If You Want My Love - Cheap Trick

They always play this in concert and the girls swoon. - FearlessFreep

209West End Girls - Pet Shop Boys

This song is hypnotic... It wasn't catchy at first but I swear I can never take off my earphones before the song ends...

The song's name was derived from a Home Improvement store in Houston (West End Lumber). - playstationfan66

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210Smooth Operator - Sade
211Sunday Bloody Sunday - U2

Come on. The biggest band of the 80s isn't even on here?
Sunday Bloody Sunday is one of the best songs ever, and one of their best concert performances for the last 26 years

212Janie's Got a Gun - Aerosmith

285? I don't understand! Should be the #1 (Or in the top 5). The music and Steven Tyler voice are just incredible. The lyrics are amazing!

"Now that Janie's got a gun, she ain't never gonna be the same"

"She had to take him down easy and put a bullet in his brain. She said 'cause nobody believes me. The man was such a sleeze, he ain't never gonna be the same"

"Run away, run away from pain"

BEST 1980's SONG! - Pat5105

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213Easy Lover - Philip Bailey and Phil Collins
214Lover's Moon - Glenn Frey
215The Ghost In You - The Psychedelic Furs
216Eyes Without a Face - Billy IdolV2 Comments
217Runaway - Bon JoviV2 Comments
218Bringin On the Heartbreak - Def Leppard

Often covered by Mariah Carey. - playstationfan66

219Rock of Ages - Def Leppard
220Girls On Film - Duran Duran
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