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Does anyone know any good 80's music?

Asked by speakerhead (253points) April 10th, 2008

I need some good music from the 80’s and since I’m a 90’s baby, I know SOE 80’S, but I need some more. More or Less, I’m looking the Rick Astley’s and things of that nature.

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DiegotheGreat42's avatar

Oingo boingo…
not quite rick astly
but they rock none the less

peedub's avatar

Orchestral Maneuvers in The Dark (OMD), The Smiths, Roxy Music, The Gun Club, Fad Gadget, Grace Jones, Modern Lovers, New Order, Kraftwerk, Prince, Public Image Limited, The Stranglers, Wire, Gang of Four, The Fall, Hall and Oates, Adam and the Ants, Cabaret Voltaire, Van Halen (not ‘Van Hagar’), joe Jackson, to name a few…

eambos's avatar

Definitally not Van Hagar… Except for the one good song,“Right Now.”

mzgator's avatar

Van Halen, Journey, REO Speedwagon, Def Leppard, Pat Benatar, Duran Duran,etc.etc. Man, all 80’s music was great!

buster's avatar

gloria estefan

mzgator's avatar

Ok…I took a look at my 80’s playlist on my ipod. Here is some of my list:

Genesis, Phil Collins, Asia, The Police, A Flock of Seagulls, Robert Palmer, Cyndi Lauper,
Bruce Springsteen,Lionel Richie, The Go Go’s, Bon jovi….How could I have forgotten Bon jovi? Thompson Twins…...I have most of the music from the 80’s. I collect it! I love it!

Foolaholic's avatar

Ah-ha, specifically the song “Take on me”

JMCSD's avatar

mzgator – you stole my playlist!!!!!!!! Lol

kevbo's avatar

Men at Work, Billy Joel, Duran Duran, The Cure, R.E.M., Tears for Fears, Eurythmics, Erasure (patooie!), B-52s, U2, Madonna, Michael Jackson, RUN D.M.C., Heart, Violent Femmes, Debbie Gibson (yuck!), Tiffany (ack!), Menudo, Miami Sound Machine, Salt ‘n’ Pepa…

mzgator's avatar

Poison, Guns n Roses, Foreigner, Prince, Sheena Easton, Loverboy…..somebody please stop me….haha

gooch's avatar

My favorite music ever…...yall forgot….Motly crüe, Bruce Springstien, Dexys Midnight Runners- Come on Eileen, Ahha, Asia, Cool and the Gang, Samantha Fox, Ozzy,Beastie Boys,Boy George, George Michael,

65Stang's avatar

war, warrant, ac/dc, whitesnake

scubydoo's avatar

times when music was good and rock didn’t have so many subcategories.. GNR, Poison, Foreigner, motley crue, beastie boys, etc… man i miss that music..

smart1979's avatar

early Depeche Mode, Bruce Springsteen, The Police…

90s_kid's avatar

I could tell you a novel about good 90’s music and why it is good :).

renniem's avatar

Arcadia, Pale Fountains, Ultravox, Gene loves Jezebel,The Chameleons, Propaganda, KC & the Sunshine Band, Go West, Industry, Spandau Ballet, The Motels, China Crisis, Tears for Fears, Psychedelic Furs, The Fixx, Naked Eyes, Blue Zoo, Big Country, Human League, Greg Kihn, Everything but the Girl, Wham, Frankie goes to Hollywood,Simple Minds, Nick Heyward, Steve Winwood, Boz Scaggs, INXS, Billy Idol, Wang Chung, Matthew Wilder, El Debarge, Bananarama, Fun Fun (Baila Bolero), Baltimora, Til Tuesday, Cheap Trick, Adam Ant, David Bowie, Billy Joel, Alphaville, Pet Shop Boys, Xmal Deutschland, Split Enz, Sheena Easton, 10000 maniacs, Strawberry Switchblade.

jamcanfi74's avatar

Most of the songs made in the 80’s were good songs. Personaly, I think thats when music was at its best.

laurenkem's avatar

omg don’t forget the Crue and Poison!

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