Most Memorable 80s Songs by a Female Singer


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21Express Yourself - MadonnaV2 Comments
22Greatest Love of All - Whitney Houston

Very powerful, beautiful and memorable Love song from Queen of Voice Whitney Houston - Irina2932

Whitney was by far the greatest talent in the 80's.

Whitney one of the first songs I heard her sing..

Loved Whitney and all her songs

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23Time After Time - Cyndi Lauper

Why is this so far down on the list? This is such a great song

Time after time is a true timeless classic.

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24Gloria - Laura Branigan

Everybody and their Grandmother remember this great song from 1982, this song obviously should be listed first

Love this song forever and always.

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25Straight Up - Paula AbdulV1 Comment
26Leave a Light On - Belinda Carlisle

Great 90s classic... Gets you singing no matter what.. !

Beautiful song- league of her own

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27We Don't Need Another Hero - Tina Turner

Nobody could have done aunty emity better. A perfect role for tina

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28Hit Me with Your Best Shot - Pat BenatarV1 Comment
29Everlasting Love - Sandra
30No More the Fool - Elkie Brooks.V2 Comments
31Let the River Run - Carly Simon

Carly had a fantastic treasury of music in the 80s.

Carly Simon, an American treasure

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32The Sweetest Taboo - Sade

Beautiful singer with another of her beautiful songs

Sade... What can you say about her songs.. , this just puta you in a different type of mood

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33Circle in the Sand - Belinda Carlisle

Perfect pop song, that does not need a synthesizer -perfect end of summer song

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34Stand Back - Stevie Nicks
35How Will I Know - Whitney Houston

I love this song! That feeling.. how will I know! :D

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36I Found Someone - Cher

Laura Branigan sang it with way more power and conviction

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37Hold On - Wilson Phillips

Just can't help but feel every ounce of the song from deep deep down

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38Material Girl - Madonna

First song I fell in love with Madonna

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39Solitaire - Laura Branigan

This woman had a voice like no other, she was just a little better than everyone else

Best climax and finale by a song ever, those high notes at the end are powerful.

40Smooth Operator - Sade

This was one of mine and my Mother's favorites. She was 85 and I was 49.

Yeah I love me some sade

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Top Remixes (4)

1. Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) - Eurythmics
2. Like a Virgin - Madonna
3. Heartbreaker - Pat Benatar
1. Express Yourself - Madonna
2. Girls Just Want to Have Fun - Cyndi Lauper
3. I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me) - Whitney Houston
1. Like a Prayer - Madonna
2. If I Could Turn Back Time - Cher
3. Total Eclipse of the Heart - Bonnie Tyler

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