Putting together some 80's music for a party?

I'm organising a party and it has an 80's theme and i need about three hours worth of music. Any suggestions would be great, and yes i am hirering a dj but i need music for after and before the dj. Cheers in advance

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    a-Ha - Take on Me

    Alan Parsons Project - Don't Answer Me

    America - You Can Do Magic

    Asia - Heat of the Moment

    Bananrama - Venus

    Bangles - Walk Like an Egyptian

    Berlin - No More Words

    Billy Idol - Eyes Without a Face

    Billy Joel - Uptown Girl

    Billy Ocean - Caribbean Queen

    Bon Jovi- Livin On a Prayer

    Bonnie Tyler - Total Eclipse of the Heart

    Bryan Adams - Summer of '69

    The Cars - You Might Think

    Chris Deburgh - Lady in Red

    Corey Hart - Sunglasses at Night

    Crowded House - Don't Dream it's Over

    Culture Club - Karma Chameleon

    Cutting Crew - I Just Died in Your Arms

    Cyndi Lauper - Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

    David Bowie - Let's Dance

    Def Leppard - Rocket

    Depeche Mode - People are People

    Don Henley - All She Wants to do is Dance

    Duran Duran - Hungry Like the Wolf

    Elton John - I'm Still Standing

    Erasure - Chains of Love

    Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams

    Falco - Rock Me Amadeus

    Fleetwood Mac - Everywhere

    Foreigner - Say You Will

    Frankie Goes to Hollywood - Relax

    Genesis - Land of Confusion

    George Harrison - I Got My Mind Set on You

    George Michael - Faith

    Glass Tiger - Don't Forget Me

    Grateful Dead - Touch of Grey

    Hall & Oates - Private Eyes

    Heart - Never

    Hooters - And We Danced

    Howard Jones - Things Can Only Get Better

    Huey Lewis - If This Is It

    Human League - Don't You Want Me

    INXS - Devil Inside

    John Cougar - Hurt So Good

    John Parr - St Elmo's Fire

    Johnny Hates Jazz - Shattered Dreams

    Journey - Separate Ways

    Juice Newton - Queen of Hearts

    Julian Lennon - Too Late for Goodbyes

    Kenny Loggins - Footloose

    Kim Wilde - You Keep Me Hangin On

    Laura Branigan - Self Control

    Lita Ford - Kiss Me Deadly

    Loverboy - Workin for the Weekend

    Madness - Our House

    Madonna - La Isla Bonita

    Mathew Wilder - Break My Stride

    Men at Work - Down Under

    Mike + The Mechanics - All I Need is a Miracle

    Moody Blues - Your Wildest Dreams

    Mr. Mister - Kyrie

    Murray Head - One Night in Bangkok

    Naked Eyes - Always Something There

    New Order - Bizarre Love Triangle

    The Outfield - Your Love

    Pat Benetar - Invincible

    Paul Simon - You Can Call Me All

    Pet Shop Boys - What Have I Done

    Peter Gabriel - Sledgehammer

    Pointer Sisters - Jump

    Poison - Nothin But a Good Time

    Police - Every Little Thing She Does is Magic

    Prince - Kiss

    REO Speedwagon - Can't Fight This Feeling

    Rick Springfield - Jessie's Girl

    Robert Palmer - Addicted to Love

    Rod Stewart - Infatuation

    Romantics - Talking in Your Sleep

    Roxette - The Look

    Sade - Paradise

    Spandau Ballet - True

    Squeeze - Tempted

    Starship - We Built This City

    Steve Miller Band - Abracadabra

    Steve Perry - Oh Sherry

    Steve Winwood - Valerie

    Stevie Nicks - Stand Back

    Stevie Wonder - Part Time Lover

    Survivor - Eye of the Tiger

    Taco - Puttin on the Ritz

    Talking Heads - Wild Wild Life

    Tears for Fears - Head Over Heels

    Thompson Twins - Hold Me Now

    Til Tuesday - Voices Carry

    Tina Turner - We Don't Need Another Hero

    Tom Petty - Don't Come Around Here

    Toto - Africa

    Wang Chung - Everybody Have Fun Tonight

    Wham - Wake Me Up

    When In Rome - The Promise

    Yello - Oh Yeah

    ZZ Top - Sharp Dressed Man

    Source(s): Big Time 80's Buff
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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Yeah !!!

    1. Billie Jean - Michael Jackson

    2. Every Breath You Take - Police

    3. When Doves Cry - Prince

    4. The Message - Grandmaster Flash & The Furious 5

    5. Sexual Healing - Marvin Gaye

    6. Like a Virgin - Madonna

    7. Walk This Way - Run DMC

    8. Sweet Child O' Mine - Guns N Roses

    9. Don't You Want Me? - Human League

    10. Born In the U.S.A. - Bruce Springsteen

    11. What's Love Got To Do With It? - Tina Turner

    12. Call Me - Blondie

    13. Love Will Tear Us Apart - Joy Division

    14. Planet Rock - Afrika Bambaataa & The Soul Sonic Force

    15. With or Without You - U2

    16. Bette Davis Eyes - Kim Carnes

    17. Celebration - Kool & The Gang

    18. Endless Love - Diana Ross & Lionel Richie

    19. Tainted Love - Soft Cell

    20. I Love Rock N Roll - Joan Jett & The Blackhearts

    21. Little Red Corvette - Prince

    22. Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) - Eurythmics

    23. Beat It - Michael Jackson

    24. Jump - Van Halen

    25. Whip It - Devo

    26. Flashdance...What a Feeling - Irene Cara

    27. Girls Just Want To Have Fun - Cyndi Lauper

    28. Super Freak - Rick James

    29. (You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party!) - Beastie Boys

    30. Blue Monday - New Order

    31. Fight the Power - Public Enemy

    32. Kiss - Prince

    33. Upside Down - Diana Ross

    34. Fame - Irene Cara

    35. You Shook Me All Night Long - AC/DC

    36. Another One Bites the Dust - Queen

    37. We Are the World - U.S.A. for Africa

    38. Saving All My Love For You - Whitney Houston

    39. Fast Car - Tracy Chapman

    40. One - Metallica

    41. **** Tha Police - N.W.A.

    42. Purple Rain - Prince

    43. Into the Groove - Madonna

    44. Papa Don't Preach - Madonna

    45. Nasty - Janet Jackson

    46. I Feel For You - Chaka Khan

    47. I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For - U2

    48. Sign O' the Times - Prince

    49. Start Me Up - Rolling Stones

    50. Jessie's Girl - Rick Springfield

    51. Physical - Olivia Newton-John

    52. Our Lips Are Sealed - Go-Gos

    53. Faith - George Michael

    54. 1999 - Prince

    55. Rock the Casbah - Clash

    56. Back In Black - AC/DC

    57. Livin' On a Prayer - Bon Jovi

    58. Take My Breath Away - Berlin

    59. Sledgehammer - Peter Gabriel

    60. Pour Some Sugar On Me - Def Leppard

    61. It's Like That - Run DMC

    62. Holiday - Madonna

    63. Relax - Frankie Goes To Hollywood

    64. (Just Like) Starting Over - John Lennon

    65. Like a Prayer - Madonna

    66. Any Way You Want It - Journey

    67. Free Fallin' - Tom Petty

    68. Love Shack - B-52s

    69. That's What Friends Are For - Dionne Warwick (& Friends)

    70. Addicted To Love - Robert Palmer

    71. Up Where We Belong - Joe Cocker & Jennifer Warnes

    72. The Boys of Summer - Don Henley

    73. Ghost Town - Specials

    74. Sunday Bloody Sunday - U2

    75. Everybody Wants To Rule the World - Tears For Fears

    76. This Charming Man - Smiths

    77. Wishing Well - Terence Trent D'Arby

    78. Rockit - Herbie Hancock

    79. She's So Cold - Rolling Stones

    80. Radio Free Europe ('83 version) - R.E.M.

    81. (I've Had) The Time of My Life - Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes

    82. Centerfold - J. Geils Band

    83. I Wanna Dance With Somebody - Whitney Houston

    84. Pride (In the Name of Love) - U2

    85. Come On Eileen - Dexy's Midnight Riders

    86. Walk Like An Egyptian - Bangles

    87. Let's Get Serious - Jermaine Jackson

    88. Hungry Like the Wolf - Duran Duran

    89. Karma Chameleon - Culture Club

    90. She Works Hard For the Money - Donna Summer

    91. Greatest Love of All - Whitney Houston

    92. Dancing In the Dark - Bruce Springsteen

    93. Take On Me - A-Ha

    94. Careless Whisper - WHAM! feat. George Michael

    95. Do You Really Want To Hurt Me? - Culture Club

    96. I Can't Go For That (No Can Do) - Hall & Oates

    97. Legs - Z.Z.Top

    98. West End Girls - Pet Shop Boys

    99. Freeway of Love - Aretha Franklin

    100. The Power of Love - Huey Lewis & The News

    THEY'RE ALL 80s !! Enjoy the party !

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  • 1 decade ago

    Duran Duran

    Culture Club

    Talk Talk

    Psychedellic Furs

    Simple Minds

    New Order

    The Cars

    Huey Lewis and the News

    Cindy Lauper

    Blondie

    Thompson Twins

    The Clash

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  • 1 decade ago

    I Ran by Flock of Seagulls

    Thriller by Michael Jackson

    Steppin Out by Joe Jackson

    Tainted Love by Soft Cell

    Every Little Thing She Does is Magic by The Police

    Hungry Like A Wolf by Duran Duran

    China Girl, or Let's Dance by David Bowie

    Rapper's Delight by The Sugar Hill Gang

    What I like About You by Lillix

    Love is A Battlefield by Pat Benatar

    Time(Clock of the Heart) by Culture Club

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  • 1 decade ago

    Oingo Boingo

    B-52's

    Devo

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  • Every song that was on the radio stations in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City

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  • 1 decade ago

    Def Leppard

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  • 1 decade ago

    I'm not sure that you can do an 80s mix without some Thomas Dolby- "one of our submarines" is great or you can do 'she blinded me with science'- everyone knows that one.

    I'd try to get some Smiths in there, too.. "how soon is now?"

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  • 1 decade ago

    Billy ocean: When the Going gets tough, Loverboy and carribean queen

    Talking heads

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  • 1 decade ago

    duran duran hungry like the wolf

    new order bizarre love triangle

    soft cell tainted love

    lional ritchie dancing on the ceilings

    nena 99 luft balloons

    madonna

    culture club

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