Greatest Artists and Bands of the 80s

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141 Big Daddy Kane Big Daddy Kane Antonio Hardy, better known by his stage name Big Daddy Kane, is a Grammy Award-winning American rapper and actor who started his career in 1986 as a member of the rap collective the Juice Crew.
142 Kool Moe Dee
143 Merle Haggard Merle Haggard
144 Bobby Womack
145 Maze Featuring Frankie Beverely
146 Jeffrey Osborne
147 Patti LaBelle Patti LaBelle Patricia Louise Holt-Edwards better known under the stage name Patti LaBelle, is an American singer, author, actress, and entrepreneur.
148 Kurtis Blow Kurtis Blow Kurt Walker, professionally known by his stage name Kurtis Blow, is an American rapper and record producer.
149 Joan Baez Joan Baez
150 Dead End

morrie, you, crazy cool joe, minato - ronluna

151 Black
152 Husker Du Husker Du Hüsker Dü was an American rock band formed in Saint Paul, Minnesota in 1979. The band's continual members were guitarist/vocalist Bob Mould, bassist Greg Norton, and drummer/vocalist Grant Hart.
153 Minutemen
154 Scorpions Scorpions Scorpions are a German rock band formed in 1965 in Hanover by Rudolf Schenker. Since the band's inception, its musical style has ranged from hard rock to heavy metal.
155 Billy Ray Cyrus

Had a record deal with Walt Disney Records in 2007 and appeared in Hannah Montana (as Robby Ray Stewart). He also appeared in the 2009 film, Hannah Montana: The Movie, on Blu-ray Disc. - playstationfan66

156 Pixies Pixies The Pixies are an American alternative rock band formed in 1986 in Boston, Massachusetts. The group disbanded in 1993 in acrimonious circumstances, but reunited in 2004. The group currently consists of founders Black Francis, Joey Santiago, and David Lovering.

How aren't these guys on here? They invented alternative rock and influenced some of the most successful bands of the past 30 years, like Nirvana for crying out loud.

157 Kajagoogoo

Limahl is amazing.Perfect voice, perfect band, perfect music.The band is outstanding and never will be forgotten.
I love their crazy weird hairstyles.Man, their song 'Too Shy' is the bomb-digity.Hey! Why isn't Nena on this list? She has a great voice, and great songs too!

158 Echo & the Bunnymen
159 Genesis Genesis Genesis are an English rock band formed at Charterhouse School, Godalming, Surrey in 1967. The most commercially successful and long-lasting line-up includes keyboardist Tony Banks, bassist/guitarist Mike Rutherford and drummer/singer Phil Collins.

This band, and everyone ever in this band, was the 80's. Genesis, solo Collins, and solo Gabriel made the blueprint for 80's pop.

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160 Peter Gabriel Peter Gabriel Peter Brian Gabriel is an English singer-songwriter, musician and humanitarian activist who rose to fame as the original lead singer and flautist of the progressive rock band Genesis.

His 80s music was phenomenal! Peter was a genius!

Singles: "Sledgehammer", "Red Rain", "Games Without Frontiers", "Biko", "Shock the Monkey", "In Your Eyes", "Big Time", "No Self-Control", "I Don't Remember", "Don't Give Up"

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