Greatest Bands from the '80s

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141The Human League

Love this band. One of the greatest eighties bands. All I can say is "don't' you want me baby"

Really influential need to be top 20

How can the human league be 114th place. This is a travesty.

Best band of the 80

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142Yazoo

Great band, and still fun to listen to today. Just added them to my play list last week!

143Supertramp

Lost steam without Roger Hodgson during the '80's, but without doubt one of the greatest bands of all time!

Absolutely one of the greatest of their time!

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144SadeHelen Folasade Adu, known professionally as Sade Adu or simply Sade, is an English singer-songwriter, composer, arranger, and record producer.

One of the best voices ever, much less in the 80's

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145Frankie Goes to Hollywood

Relax, two tribes, the power of love. 3 great number 1s. Relax one of the biggest selling singles ever, should be at number 1, not 133

Shame on you this greatest band ever take on 127 place...

If your into the 80's this band have to be much higher in this chart.Three number ones and all the hype surrounding their classic video's.Not to be missed!

Great Songs and band

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146The Housemartins

An underrated but good-fun band from the 1980s. It's also what helped Norman Cook's career - pennylagwaberurier

They are better than most out there

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147Marc-Almond

One of the greatest perfomers of the 8os! A dramatic theatrical voice,music for few

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148Thompson Twins

Fantastic trio, should have at least made the top 30.

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149Infected Mushroom
150Oingo Boingo

Oingo Boingo missing from this list entirely is a travesty. Best of the up tempo post punk bands, known for their awesome Halloween concerts and Danny Elfman has gone on to greater glory scoring movies for Tim Burton and creating the theme music for the Simpsons and others.

Yes, Yes, YES! I have waited so long for someone to mention Oingo Boingo in ANY list. Why must they be overlooked by everyone? Why we they so unloved?

MY FAVORITE BAND. Very much an 80s band, but mixing synth pop, ska, punk, and jazz gives them a unique style. Listen to Insanity for an absolute masterpiece.

This is one of the best bands of all time.

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151Curiosity Killed the Cat

I loved this band and I can not find any of there songs to this day.

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153SlayerSlayer is an American thrash metal band from Huntington Park, California, formed in 1981 by guitarists Jeff Hanneman and Kerry King.

Slayer is a frigging classic! Should be way up higher on the last, not almost at the bottom.

Better than half the bands on this list.

Needs to be in top 30 at least! brutal, violent, heavy death/thrash metal

154ABC

Should have been no1 lexicon of love what a classic album still sounds great,
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155Bananarama

This ladies were awesome in the 80's and I am still listening to their music.

Very catchy songs,should be much higher,still going strong,timeless songs.

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156Bros

Bros is definitely one of the most talented groups during the 80's. Their talent deserves mention given the song writing, singing and voice quality of the goss brothers.

157Minutemen

One of a very very small number of the bands on this list that actually belong on this list.

Wrote one of the best punk rock albums of all time with double nickels on the dime, should be top ten for sure.

158Michael Learns to Rock

This is an amazing band. Even today their songs are extremely famous in the world. I loved 'The Actor' and 'Sleeping Child'. They bring back sweet memories for me!

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159The Psychedelic Furs

The sexiest voice of the eighties! And hey, I bet this is an American-based list? Europe fans would have this sort of up-side down sirs:-) I haven't even seen the Style Councils yet... Without doubt one of the greatest of the Eighties!

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160Platinum Blonde

Platinum Blonde continues to perform new music at every concert! They are sitting comfortably in the new music scene and THEY ROCK!

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