Greatest '80s Songs


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81 Animal - Def Leppard
82 Racism Sucks - 7 Seconds

I Agree. Is it only seven seconds long?

83 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.

84 In the Air Tonight - Phil Collins

This song is amazing. So much emotion and thought. There's more to it than just someone drowning. It also links to Phil's breakup. - TheAwesomeBrosVotes

Amazing - naFrovivuS

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

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

Legendary song - Disturbedpotato

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 Live to Tell - Madonna V 1 Comment
93 Centerfold - The J. Geils Band V 3 Comments
94 Time After Time - Cyndi Lauper

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

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95 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...

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96 Holy Diver - Dio

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

How is this 95? - Disturbedpotato

97 Dirty Diana - Michael Jackson

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

98 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.

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99 Fire Woman - The Cult

Cool Tune (thumbs up)

100 Tainted Love - Soft Cell
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