Most Memorable 80s Songs by a Female Singer


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41 Solitaire - 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.

42 I Found Someone - Cher

Laura Branigan sang it with way more power and conviction

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43 Smooth 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

44 One Moment in Time - Whitney Houston V 1 Comment
45 Typical Male - Tina Turner
46 Kids in America - Kim Wilde
47 Open Your Heart - Madonna
48 Live to Tell - Madonna

Iconic song- one of the best songs ever,

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49 I've Seen That Face Before (Libertango) - Grace Jones V 1 Comment
50 O Superman - Laurie Anderson

She was so obscure but talented

51 Woman in Love - Barbra Streisand

Barbra has the most amazing voice. 'Somewhere' should be here as well

She is it!
Top American female singer!

52 You Keep Me Hangin' On - Kim Wilde

One of the best remakes ever!

Love love LOVE this song

53 Venus - Bananarama

One of the most upbeat songs of that time. This song came out just as I hite the sweet 16 and my friends I would friday nites and lisen to this song over and over again.

54 Holding Out for a Hero - Bonnie Tyler
55 Coming Around Again - Carly Simon

This song should have one an Academy Award!

Amazing voice and mesmerising song.

56 In the Heat of the Night - Sandra
57 Lucky Star - Madonna
58 Wind Beneath My Wings - Bette Midler

If you want to here a song sung with feeling then listen to this lady sing this song and get a free masterclass in how to sing and how to be, that much bandied word, a superstar, Class act from one of the all time greats.

Simply perfect!

My father shot himself to death and left me his car. in the cassette
player was this sing. he set it up so it would play when I started the
car. I just read the lyrics

59 So Emotional - Whitney Houston

Anything this woman sang was the most beautiful thing this world has ever heard

60 Tell It to My Heart - Taylor Dayne

This has always been one of my favorites!

Best song ever

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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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