Popular 1980s Songs


The 1980s decade was the fun decade! The motto was "The bigger, the better!" And, this included the songs of the 80s.

This decade also indulged us with neon colors, leg warmers, shoulder pads, acid-washed denim, parachute pants, big hair, mullets, video games, Atari, Pac-Man, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Rubik’s Cube, Cabbage Patch dolls, aerobics, Band Aid, USA for Africa, Live Aid, breakdancing, music videos, synthesizers, new wave, hair metal, rap and hip hop.

Music videos became common with the debut of MTV. The very first music video played on MTV was Video Killed The Radio Star by the Buggles. Music of the 80s was considered silly, but it was so much fun!

Tell Us Your Favorite Memories, Albums and Songs From The 80s and see the favorites of others!

Popular artists of the 80s included Paula Abdul, AC/DC, Bryan Adams, Aerosmith, Air Supply, Alabama, the Bangles, the Beastie Boys, Pat Benatar, Blondie, Bon Jovi, the Cars, the Clash, Phil Collins, John Cougar Mellencamp, Culture Club, Def Leppard, Duran Duran, Peter Gabriel, Genesis, Debbie Gibson, the Go-Go’s, Guns ‘N’ Roses, Hall And Oates, Heart, Whitney Houston, Billy Idol, Julio Iglesias, Iron Maiden, Janet Jackson, Michael Jackson, Billy Joel and Journey.

And don't forget music of the 1980s from Cyndi Lauper, Huey Lewis And The News, Madonna, Men At Work, Metallica, Milli Vanilli, Ronnie Milsap, Motley Crue, Willie Nelson, New Kids On The Block, Olivia Newton-John, Oak Ridge Boys, Poison, the Police, the Pretenders, Prince, Queen, Quiet Riot, Ratt, REO Speedwagon, Lionel Richie, Kenny Rogers, Rick Springfield, Bruce Springsteen, George Strait, Tears For Fears, Thompson Twins, Tiffany, Twisted Sister, U2, Van Halen, Wham, White Snake, Weird Al Yankovic and ZZ Top.

Popular songs from the 80s include Africa, At This Moment, Baby Come To Me, Can't Fight This Feeling, Careless Whisper, Celebration, Centerfold, Do That To Me One More Time, Down Under, Got My Mind Set On You, How Will I Know, I Can't Go For That (No Can Do), I Love Rock 'N Roll, I Want To Know What Love Is, Jump, Karma Chameleon, Kyrie, My Prerogative, 9 To 5, Open Your Heart, Owner Of A Lonely Heart, Please Don't Go, Rock With You, Shake You Down, So Emotional, That's What Friends Are For, The Tide Is High, Two Hearts, The Way You Make Me Feel, When I'm With You and much more!

So, let’s get moving to the fun and fantastic 1980s Songs!

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Favorite 1980s Memory:
Watching "Friday Night Videos" on NBC - The begining of music videos!
All that was great in music during the 80s was seen on "Friday Night Videos". I wish I had had A DVR during those days!

1980s Song:
one more song
Hi. My name is Nelio and I live in Brazil in South America. In the years 1979 and 1980, I hear music called One More Song. But, I don't know for …

the haw haw haw the haw haw haw Not rated yet
And oldie but goodie

Girl Not rated yet
Nice song

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Favorite 1980s Song:
Nothing To Lose
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Love it.

Favorite 80s Song:
Do it to me baby
do it for me
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Use to skate to this song a very long time ago and just heard it the other day - brought back memories.

My Favorite 1980s Songs... Not rated yet
My favorite 1980s songs are.... “Ah! Leah!” - Donnie Iris “Another One Bites The Dust” - Queen “Back In Black” - AC/DC “Cars” - Gary Numan …

Song Question:
I Want You To Know
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It sounds similiar to "Shout" by the Isley Brothers, but this song has electro-rythym funk.

My Mistake Not rated yet

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