Greatest Artists and Bands of the 80s

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141Kool Moe Dee
142Merle Haggard
143Bobby Womack
144Maze Featuring Frankie Beverely
145Jeffrey Osborne
146Patti LaBellePatricia Louise Holt-Edwards better known under the stage name Patti LaBelle, is an American singer, author, actress, and entrepreneur.
147Kurtis Blow
148Joan Baez
149Dead End

morrie, you, crazy cool joe, minato - ronluna

150Black
151Husker DuHüsker 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.
152Minutemen
153ScorpionsScorpions 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.
154Billy 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

155PixiesThe 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.

156Kajagoogoo

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!

157Echo & the Bunnymen
158GenesisGenesis 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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159Peter GabrielPeter 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"

160Taylor Dayne

She had a fantastic pop music in the 80's/early 90's

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