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Old 07-24-2003, 04:42 PM   #1
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5 best songs of each year (80s)

1980-
-U2- I Will Follow
-The Police- Don't Stand So Close to Me
-U2- Another Time, Another Place
-U2- Twilight
-Billy Joel- It's Still Rock & Roll to Me (tie)
-John Lennon- Watching the Wheels (tie)

1981-
-Stevie Nicks- Edge of Seventeen
-The Who- Another Tricky Day
-The Who- You Better You Bet
-The Moody Blues- The Voice
-The Police- Every Little Thing She Does...(tie)
-U2- Gloria (tie)
-Stevie Nicks & Tom Petty- Stop Dragging...(tie)

1982-
-The Who- Eminence Front
-Don Henley- Dirty Laundry
-Fleetwood Mac- Gypsy
-Bob Seger- Roll Me Away
-U2- A Celebration (tie)
-The Who- Athena (tie)

1983-
-The Police- Wrapped Around Your Finger
-The Police- Every Breath You Take
-U2- Sunday Bloody Sunday (tie)
-New Years Day (tie)
-Like A Song...(tie)
-Stevie Nicks- Stand Back (tie)
-Talking Heads- Slippery People (tie)

1984-
-U2- The Unforgettable Fire
-U2- Bad
-U2- A Sort of Homecoming
-Don Henley- Boys of Summer
-Roger Daltrey- Walking in My Sleep

1985-
-Talking Heads- Road to Nowhere
-Roger Daltrey- Under a Raging Moon
-Roger Daltrey- Don't Talk to Strangers
-U2- Love Comes Tumbling
-Roger Daltrey- After The Fire

1986-
-Suzanne Vega- Left of Center
-Steve Winwood- The Finer Things
-The Moody Blues- In Your Wildest Dreams
-Genesis- Land of Confusion
-Steve Winwood- Back In the High Life Again

1987-
-U2- With or Without You
-U2- the rest of "The Joshua Tree"

1988-
-U2- When Love Comes to Town
-U2- Heartland
-U2- God Part II
-U2- All I Want is You
-U2- Angel of Harlem

1989-
-Tom Petty- Runnin' Down A Dream
-Don Henley- The Heart of the Matter
-The Who- Dig
-Billy Joel- We Didn't Start the Fire
-Neil Young- Keep on Rocking in the Free World
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Old 07-24-2003, 07:32 PM   #2
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1980
U2 - I Will Follow
Bruce Springsteen - The River
Talking Heads - Once in a Lifetime
The Pretenders - Brass in Pocket
The Police - Don't Stand So Close to Me

1981 and 1982 are all mixed up in my mind, I don't know what songs belong in what year. I think I will skip them and go straight to:

1983
U2 - Sunday Bloody Sunday
U2 - New Year's Day
The Police - Every Breath You Take
The Pretenders - Middle of the Road
Talking Heads - Burning Down the House
(Honorable mention to Beat It and Billie Jean by Michael Jackson)


1984
Bruce Springsteen - Born in the USA
U2 - Pride (In the Name of Love)
Prince - When Doves Cry
Tina Turner - What's Love Got to Do With It
U2 - Bad

1985
Dire Straits - Money for Nothing
Eurythmics - Would I Lie To You?
Depeche Mode - People Are People
Talking Heads - Road to Nowhere
Kate Bush - Running Up That Hill

1986
Peter Gabriel - Sledgehammer
Peter Gabriel - In Your Eyes
Peter Gabriel and Kate Bush - Don't Give Up
Genesis - Land of Confusion
Clannad with Bono - In A Lifetime

1987
U2 - With or Without You
U2 - Where the Streets Have No Name
U2 - I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For
Pink Floyd - Learning to Fly
Pink Floyd - On the Turning Away
(Honorable mention to Devil Inside and Need You Tonight by INXS)

1988
U2 - Desire
U2 - All I Want Is You
Terence Trent D'Arby - Sign Your Name
George Michael - Faith (stop laughing at me!)
U2 - Angel of Harlem

1989
Don Henley - The End of the Innocence
Fine Young Cannibals - Good Thing
B-52s - Love Shack
Neil Young - Rocking in the Free World
(No number 5 for me, I'm spent.)
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I can do this, but as time has gone by I forgot exactly which year some of them were. I'm going to have to consult a Billboard book or something to make sure I got the right year. I'm pretty sure but don't want to screw up.
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As you can tell, I'm not a big fan of late '80s songs.

1980
The Police - Don't Stand So Close To Me
U2 - I Will Follow
Lennon - Watching the Wheels
Lennon - (Just Like) Starting Over
The Clash - Train in Vain

1981
The Police - Invisible Sun
U2 - Gloria
Blondie - Rapture
Queen & David Bowie - Under Pressure
Rolling Stones - Start Me Up

1982
Human League - Don't You Want Me
The Go Gos - We Got the Beat
The Police - Spirits in the Material World
Vangelis - Chariots of Fire
Tommy Tutone - 867-5309

1983
The Police - Every Breath You Take
The Police - King of Pain
U2 - Sunday Bloody Sunday
U2 - New Years Day
Dexy's Midnight Runners - Come on Eileen (sorry, I can't help it, it's a fun song lol)

1984
U2 - Pride (In the Name of Love)
U2 - Bad
Nobody Told Me - John Lennon
Sting - Fields of Gold
Bruce - Dancing in the Dark

1985
My Hometown - Bruce Springsteen
Smokin' in the Boys Room - Motley Crue

1986
Falco - Rock Me Amadeus

1987
U2 - ISHFWILF
U2 - WOWY
U2 - Streets
REM - It's the End of the World As We Know It
10,000 Maniacs - Like the Weather

1988
U2 - All I Want is You
U2 - Angel of Harlem
U2 - Desire
George Harrison - When We Was Fab
Michael Jackson - Smooth Criminal

1989
The One I Love - REM
Love Shack - B-52s
Trouble Me - 10,000 Maniacs
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1980: Another Brick in the Wall---Pink Floyd
1981: Bette Davis Eyes---Kim Carnes
1982: Eye of the Tiger--Survivor
1983: Billie Jean--Michael Jackson
1984: Let's Go Crazy--Prince
1985: Everybody Wants to Rule the World--Tears for Fears
1986: West End Girls---Pet Shop Boys
1987: With or Without You---U2
1988: Don't Worry Be Happy---Bobbie McFerrin
1989: Love Shack----B-52's
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1983: Billie Jean--Michael Jackson
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