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Popular Songs of the 1980s

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Songs of the 1980s

The 1980s launched the debut of "MTV," featuring music videos twenty-four hours a day. Former Beatle John Lennon was shot and killed in New York City, and Soul/R&B singer Marvin Gaye was fatally shot by his father at his home in Los Angeles.

Singer Michael Jackson released the "Thriller" album and sold over 25 million copies, making it the biggest-selling album in history. Madonna also sold many albums and became the most successful female Pop artist of the 1980s, while 1985's Live Aid Concert brought awareness and raised money to send food to Ethiopia.

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Popular Songs of the 1980s

Do you remember your favorite songs of the 1980s? Here are some of the most popular songs from that decade, in alphabetical order.

19 - Paul Hardcastle
1999 - Prince
A Love Bizarre - Sheila E.
Addicted To Love - Robert Palmer
 Always Something There To Remind Me - Naked Eyes
Another One Bites the Dust - Queen
Any Way You Want It - Journey
Axel F - Harold Faltermeyer
Back In Black - AC/DC
Bad - Michael Jackson
Beat Dis - Bomb the Bass
Beat It - Michael Jackson
Bette Davis Eyes - Kim Carnes
Billie Jean - Michael Jackson
Blue Monday - New Order
Born in the U.S.A. - Bruce Springsteen
Break My Stride - Matthew Wilder
Call Me - Blondie
Can't Fake the Feeling - Geraldine Hunt
Careless Whisper - WHAM! feat. George Michael
Caribbean Queen (No More Love On the Run) - Billy Ocean
Celebration - Kool and The Gang
Centerfold - J. Geils Band
Come Go With Me - Expose
Come On Eileen - Dexy's Midnight Riders
Dance Hall Days - Wang Chung
Dancing In the Dark - Bruce Springsteen
Do You Really Want To Hurt Me? - Culture Club
Don't Leave Me This Way - Communards
Don't You Want Me? - Human League
Double Dutch Bus - Frankie Smith
Endless Love
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Endless Love - Diana Ross & Lionel Richie
Every Breath You Take - Police
Everybody Wants To Rule the World - Tears For Fears
Express Yourself - Madonna
Faith - George Michael
Fame (I Want To Live Forever) - Irene Cara
Fast Car - Tracy Chapman
Fight the Power - Public Enemy
Flashdance...What a Feeling - Irene Cara
Free Fallin' - Tom Petty
Freeway of Love - Aretha Franklin
Fresh - Kool & The Gang
Get Down On It - Kool & The Gang
Ghost Town - Specials
Ghostbusters - Ray Parker Jr.
Girls Just Want To Have Fun - Cyndi Lauper
Give Me the Night - George Benson
Greatest Love of All - Whitney Houston
High Energy - Evelyn Thomas
Holiday - Madonna
Hot Hot Hot - Buster Poindexter
How Will I Know? - Whitney Houston
Hungry Like the Wolf - Duran Duran
I Can Dream About You - Dan Hartman
I Can't Go For That (No Can Do) - Hall & Oates
I Feel For You - Chaka Khan
I Love Rock 'n' Roll - Joan Jett & The Blackhearts
I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For - U2
I Wanna Dance With Somebody - Whitney Houston
I Want a New Drug - Huey Lewis & The News
I Want Candy - Bow Wow Wow
I Wonder If I Take You Home - Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam
I'm In Love - Evelyn "Champagne" King
Into the Groove - Madonna
It's Like That - Run-D.M.C.
I've Had) The Time of My Life - Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes
Let's Get Serious
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Jessie's Girl - Rick Springfield
Jump - Van Halen
Jungle Love - The Time
Just Like) Starting Over - John Lennon
Karma Chameleon - Culture Club
Keep Feeling) Fascination - Human League
Kiss - Prince
Last Night a DJ Saved My Life - Indeep
Legs - Z.Z.Top
Let's Get Serious - Jermaine Jackson
Let's Get) Physical - Olivia Newton John
Let's Go All the Way - Sly Fox
Let's Go Crazy - Prince & The Revolution
Like a Prayer - Madonna
Like a Virgin - Madonna
Little Red Corvette - Prince
Livin' On a Prayer - Bon Jovi
Living In America - James Brown
Love Sensation - Loleatta Holloway
Love Shack - B-52s
Love Will Tear Us Apart - Joy Division
Nasty - Janet Jackson
Nasty Girl - Vanity 6
Never Gonna Give You Up - Rick Astley
New Attitude - Patti LaBelle
No Parking (On the Dance Floor) - Midnight Star
One - Metallica
Our House - Madness
Our Lips Are Sealed - Go-Gos
P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing) - Michael Jackson
Papa Don't Preach - Madonna
Part-Time Lover - Stevie Wonder
People Hold On - Coldcut feat. Lisa Stansfield
Physical - Olivia Newton-John
Planet Rock - Afrika Bambaataa and The Soul Sonic Force
Pour Some Sugar On Me - Def Leppard
Pride (In the Name of Love) - U2
Purple Rain - Prince
Midnight Love & the Sexual Healing Sessions
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Radio Free Europe ('83 version) - R.E.M.
Relax - Frankie Goes To Hollywood
Rock the Casbah - Clash
Rockit - Herbie Hancock
Rumors - Timex Social Club
Saving All My Love For You - Whitney Houston
Sexual Healing - Marvin Gaye
She Works Hard For the Money - Donna Summer
She's So Cold - Rolling Stones
Sign O' the Times - Prince
Sledgehammer - Peter Gabriel
So Many Men, So Little Time - Miquel Brown
Start Me Up - Rolling Stones
Sunday Bloody Sunday - U2
Super Freak Part I - Rick James
Sweet Child O' Mine - Guns N' Roses
Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) - Eurythmics
Swing the Mood - Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers
Tainted Love - Soft Cell
Take My Breath Away - Berlin
Take On Me - A-Ha
That's What Friends Are For - Dionne Warwick (& Friends)
The Boys of Summer - Don Henley
The Loco-Motion - Kylie Minogue
The Message - Grandmaster Flash & The Furious 5
The Power of Love - Huey Lewis & The News
Theme from S-Express - S-Express
This Charming Man - Smiths
Too Shy - Kajagoogoo
Two of Hearts - Stacey Q
Up Where We Belong - Joe Cocker & Jennifer Warnes
Upside Down - Diana Ross
Walk Like An Egyptian - Bangles
Walk This Way - Run-D.M.C.
We Are the World - U.S.A. for Africa
West End Girls - Pet Shop Boys
What's Love Got To Do With It? - Tina Turner
What's On Your Mind? (Pure Energy) - Information Society
When Doves Cry - Prince
Whip It! - Devo
Wishing Well - Terence Trent D'Arby
With or Without You - U2
You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party!) - Beastie Boys
You Shook Me All Night Long - AC/DC

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