Anonymous asked in Entertainment & MusicMusicRock and Pop · 1 decade ago

What Are Your Top 5 Favorite Songs For Each Year Of The 80s?

Mine are:


1. It's Still Rock And Roll To Me- Billy Joel

2. Xanadu- Oliva Newton- John & Electric Light Orchestra

3. Whip It- Devo

4. Funkytown- Lipps, Inc.

5. Ride Like The Wind- Christopher Cross


1.Once In A Lifetime- Talking Heads

2. In The Air Tonight- Phil Collins

3. Under Pressure- Queen & David Bowie

4. Rapture- Blondie

5. Working In The Cole Mine- Devo


1. I Love Rock 'n' Roll- Joan Jett & The Blackhearts

2. Rock The Casbah- The Clash

3. 1999- Prince

4. Sexual Healing- Marvin Gaye

5. Eye Of The Tiger- Survivor


1. Sweet Dreams- Eurythmics

2. Mr. Roboto- Styx

3. In A Big Country- Big Country

4. Blue Monday- New Order

5. Dr. Heckyll And Mr. Jive- Men At Work


1. New Moon On Monday- Duran Duran

2. Thriller- Michael Jackson

3. Radio Ga Ga- Queen

4. Pride (In The Name Of Love)- U2

5. Jump- Van Halen


1. Summer Of 69'- Bryan Adams

2. Money For Nothing- Dire Straits

3. Power Of Love- Huey Lewis & The News

4. Head Over Heals- Tears For Fears

5. Take On Me- a-ha


1. Walk This Way- Run-DMC

2. Addicted To Love- Robert Palmer

3. The Final Countdown- Europe

4. Sledgehammer- Peter Gabriel

5. Rock Me Amadeus- Falco


1. Pump Up The Volume- M/A/R/R/S

2. Dude (Looks Like A Lady)- Aerosmith

3. It's the End of the World as We Know It (And I Feel Fine)- R.E.M.

4. (You Gotta) For Your Right (To Party)- Beastie Boys

5. Wishing Well- Terence Trent D'Arby


1. New Sensation- INXS

2. Sweet Child O' Mine- Guns 'N' Roses

3. My Prerogative- Bobby Brown

4. Get Outta My Dreams, Get into My Car- Billy Ocean

5. Wild Wild West- Escape Club


1. Get Up- Technotronic

2. Me, Myself, And I- De La Soul

3. Stand- R.E.M

4. Move This- Technotronic

5. Roam- B-52s

What songs make up your top 5 lists for each year of the 80s?

4 Answers

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
    Best Answer

    I been waiting for You to ask this.


    1 Breaking The Law-Judas Priest

    2 Suicide Solution-Ozzy Osbourne

    3 Shoot Out The Lights-Diamond Head

    4 Turn It On-Genesis

    5 Jacob's Ladder-Rush


    1 Children Of The Earth-Praying Mantis

    2 Rocky Paths-Hawkwind

    3 In The Air Tonight-Phil Collins

    4 747 (Strangers In The Night)-Saxon

    5 Under Pressure-Queen And David Bowie


    1 Heat Of The Moment-Asia

    2 Who's To Blame-Jimmy Page

    3 Farenheit 451-Hawkwind

    4 Coutdown-Rush

    5 Love Leads To Madness-Nazareth


    1 Who's Behind The Door-Zebra

    2 The Number Of The Beast-Iron Maiden

    3 Two Suns In The Sunset-Pink Floyd

    4 Island In The Sun-Alcatrazz (With Yngwie Malmsteen)

    5 Cuts Like A Knife-Bryan Adams


    1 Bears-Zebra

    2 Creeping Death-Metallica

    3 Perfect Strangers-Deep Purple

    4 Evil Eye-Yngwie Malmsteen

    5 Round And Round-Ratt


    1 Unchain The Night-Dokken

    2 Mercy-Alcatrazz (With Steve Vai)

    3 Summertime Girls-Y&T

    4 Circle Of The Tyrants-Celtic Frost

    5 Marathon-Rush


    1 One Vision-Queen

    2 He's Making You The Fool-Zebra

    3 Perfect Water-Blue Oyster Cult

    4 Master Of Puppets-Metallica

    5 When The Heart Rules The Mind-GTR


    1 Twilight Of The Gods-Helloween

    2 I Am The Law-Anthrax

    3 Surfing With The Alien-Joe Satriani

    4 I'm Alive-Helloween

    5 The Small Hours-Metallica


    1 Keeper Of The Seven Keys-Helloween

    2 Prelude/Into The Future-Vinnie Moore

    3 Neon Skyline-Hawkwind

    4 Eagle Fly Free-Helloween

    5 Heads-Hawkwind


    1 Valley Of The Kings-Blue Murder

    2 Jade's Song/Winter's Call-Badlands

    3 Out Of The Silent Planet-King's X

    4 Midnight Blue-Lou Gramm

    5 Anagram-Rush

    Once again, difficult but fun

  • 1 decade ago


    1. No Man's Land by Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band

    2. I Can't Stand Up for Falling Down by Elvis Costello

    3. Watching The Wheels by John Lennon

    4. Hurricane by Levon Helm

    5. Play It All Night Long by Warren Zevon


    1. Every Grain Of Sand by Bob Dylan

    2. I Walked with a Zombie by Roky Erickson and the Aliens

    3. Worried About You by the Rolling Stones

    4. Something Big by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

    5. Fool For Your Love by Triumph


    1. No Thugs In Our House by XTC

    2. Eminence Front by the Who

    3. A Wasted Life by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

    4. Taurus II by Mike Oldfield

    5. Wall Of Death by Richard And Linda Thompson


    1. License To Kill by Bob Dylan

    2. Fall Of The Peacemakers by Molly Hatchet

    3. When You Get There by Zebra

    4. Two Suns In The Sunset by Pink Floyd

    5. 16 Shells From A Thirty-Ought Six by Tom Waits


    1. I Want You Back by Hoodoo Gurus

    2. Jesus And Tequila by the Minutemen

    3. The Moon Is In the Gutter by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds

    4. Black Diamond by the Replacements

    5. Tin Pan Alley by SRV

    haha...okay, I'm going to have to come back and finish this list after supper.

  • 4 years ago

    1980 "Too Hot" by Kool and the Gang 1981 "You Make My Dreams Come True" by Hall and Oates 1982 "Don't You Want Me" by Human League 1983 "Poison Arrow" by ABC 1984 "Hold Me Now" by Thompson Twins 1985 "Don't You Forget About Me" by Simple Minds 1986 "Something About You" by Level 42 1987 "Heaven is a Place on Earth" by Belinda Carlisle 1988 "Waiting for a Star" by Boy Meets Girl 1989 "The Living Years" by Mike and the Mechanics

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    will you marry me?

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