Greatest '80s Songs


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81 For Whom the Bell Tolls - Metallica
82 Why Should I Worry - Billy Joel

"Yeah, why should he worry? Kidding! Good song, though."

83 Animal - Def Leppard
84 Racism Sucks - 7 Seconds

I Agree. Is it only seven seconds long?

85 Relax - Frankie Goes to Hollywood

Great song, turn it up loud and enjoy

Heard this song sooo much at the clubs and dance bars. Beat it to DEATH!

The best 80s song, along with 2 Tribes and Welcome to the Pleasuredome.

86 In the Air Tonight - Phil Collins

Best song ever!

Amazing - naFrovivuS

87 I Ran (So Far Away) - A Flock of Seagulls

I conquered Iran in EU4, don't know why, so I ran, Iran's so far away, didn't get away.

88 Tom Sawyer - Rush

this is 1 of the best songs. friekishly hard to play on drums, i no, and im good. my bro plays bass, and its hard

Learned to play drums back in the 80's listening to this. Peart is unreal...a god on drums...

89 Rio - Duran Duran
90 We're Not Gonna Take It - Twisted Sister

One of the iconic songs of the 80's..and video. Video really made the songs back then. That's all we did, watch MTV. And cruise and listen to this over and over lol

Good political song!

"Like the song! "

91 Wind Beneath My Wings - Bette Midler V 1 Comment
92 I've Been Losing You (A-Ha)
93 Another Brick In the Wall, Pt. 2 - Pink Floyd

Legendary song - Disturbedpotato

94 I Am the Resurrection - The Stone Roses

Four pages and no Stone Roses song. this is easily their best, especially the jam session at the end for the last 4 minutes of the song.

95 Goodbye May Seem Forever - Jeanette Nolan
96 Rocket Queen - Guns N' Roses
97 Dancing in the Dark - Bruce Springsteen

I absolutely love this song! Great song to dance and sing to! Great for dances and entrainment at functions! Amazing dancing beat and a fun song to sing in groups! Old time Classic!

i love this song listened to it since the day i was born great song

What's Bruce doing at rank number 78? This is an internet crime.

THIS one gives me hope

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98 Live to Tell - Madonna V 1 Comment
99 Time After Time - Cyndi Lauper

Best female voice of the 80's. Her best ballad.

Another song I rate very high



100 Centerfold - The J. Geils Band V 3 Comments
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