Most Memorable 80s Songs by a Female Singer


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41 Get Closer - Linda Ronstadt
42 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

43 I Found Someone - Cher

Laura Branigan sang it with way more power and conviction

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44 One Moment in Time - Whitney Houston V 1 Comment
45 Kids in America - Kim Wilde
46 Who's That Girl - Madonna
47 Tell It to My Heart - Taylor Dayne

This has always been one of my favorites!

True 80s tune - love it!

Best song ever

48 Open Your Heart - Madonna
49 Typical Male - Tina Turner
50 You Keep Me Hangin' On - Kim Wilde

I've been a fan of this song since I was 10 or 11, I just like it.

One of the best remakes ever!

Love love LOVE this song

51 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.

52 Woman in Love - Barbra Streisand

The best singer ever!

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

She is it!
Top American female singer!

53 In the Heat of the Night - Sandra
54 I've Seen That Face Before (Libertango) - Grace Jones V 1 Comment
55 Live to Tell - Madonna

Iconic song- one of the best songs ever,

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56 Holding Out for a Hero - Bonnie Tyler

Should be top 5 -- currently its behind 30 songs 90% of us don't remember...

57 Coming Around Again - Carly Simon

This song should have one an Academy Award!

Amazing voice and mesmerising song.

58 O Superman - Laurie Anderson

She was so obscure but talented

59 So Emotional - Whitney Houston

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

60 Alone - Heart

Why is this so far down the list. Such a great song

Best song of 80s

Great range originality n why is it so far down the list Because it's Canadian eh


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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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