Greatest '80s Songs


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81 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.

82 In the Air Tonight - Phil Collins

Amazing - naFrovivuS

83 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...

84 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.

85 Rio - Duran Duran
86 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! "

87 Wind Beneath My Wings - Bette Midler V 1 Comment
88 Another Brick In the Wall, Pt. 2 - Pink Floyd

Legendary song - Disturbedpotato

89 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.

90 Goodbye May Seem Forever - Jeanette Nolan
91 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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92 Time After Time - Cyndi Lauper

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

Another song I rate very high



93 Centerfold - The J. Geils Band V 3 Comments
94 Just Like Heaven - The Cure

Maybe one of the greatest love songs ever a classic cure song

Listening to this all through the 90s too, I always sang along.

There is literally NO WAY this can be down here at #286...

"Good song."

95 Holy Diver - Dio

Ultimate rock artist/song/musicians...still relevant never sounds dated

How is this 95? - Disturbedpotato

96 Faithfully - Journey

They had sooo many great tunes, this being one of em. Just a fantastic rock group. From easy listening dance to full out rock, they did it all well.

Best slow dance song of the 80's

I love it

97 Dirty Diana - Michael Jackson

"I think Michael's got something going on here."

98 Fire Woman - The Cult

Cool Tune (thumbs up)

99 Kiss the Girl - Samuel E. Wright

Song was currently covered by Ashley M. Tisdale. Kudos to Tisdale for covering this song. - playstationfan66

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100 Tainted Love - Soft Cell
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