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Guys and Gals, I need help compiling a list of 80's songs to create a couple of cd's for my vacation Friday. I grew up in the 80's and I need some good music to listen to while driving, its 10 hours!:)

Here's what I have so far:

Asia - Heat of the Moment

Eddie Money - Take me home tonight

Bryan Adams - Summer of '69, Heaven, Straight from the Heart, Cuts like a knife, and Run to You.

'Til Tuesday - Voices Carry

Cutting Crew - Just Died in your arms tonight

Simple Minds - Don't you, Alive and kicking.

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Prince- 1999, When Dove's Cry, Let's Go Crazy, Little Red Corvette

Madonna- Holiday, Material Girl, Papa Don't Preach, Live a Virgin, Like a Prayer

Van Halen- Jump

Sammy Hagar- I Don't Drive 55

Huey Lewis & The News- The Power of Love, Heart & Soul, The Heart of Rock'N'Roll

Hall & Oates- Family Man, Say it Isn't So, Out of Touch, Maneater, Kiss is on My List

Billy Joel- We Didn't Start The Fire, Tell Her About it

Pat Benater- Promises in the Dark, Hell is For Children

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Rosanna Toto

The Tide Is High- Blondie

I Melt With You- Modern English

Your Love- The Outfield

In Your Room- The Bangles

Burnin' For You- Blue Öyster Cult

Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now- Starship

Turn Me Loose -Loverboy

We Danced -The Hooters

What I Like About -You The Romantics

Final Countdown -Europe

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Just a few off the top of my head. I guess you can go in different directions here....

Duran Duran - The Reflex

The Cure - Lullaby

The Smiths - How Soon is Now

J Geils Band - Centerfold

Tears for Fears - Shout

Poison - Talk Dirty To Me, Cry Tough

Motley Crue - Looks That Kill, Livewire, Smokin' In The Boys Room

Skid Row - Piece of Me, Youth Gone Wild, 18 & Life

Metallica - Master Of Puppets, Seek & Destroy, For Whom The Bell Tolls

Slayer - Angel of Death, Raining Blood, Mandatory Suicide

Run DMC - My Adidas, Walk This Way, You Be Illin'

EPMD - You Gots To Chill, Housin'

Beastie Boys - Brass Monkey, Fight For Your Right, No Sleep Till Brooklyn, Girls, Hey Ladies

Eric B. & Rakim - My Melody, I Ain't No Joke, I Know You Got Soul

UTFO - Roxanne, Roxanne

I actually made an "80's" CD not long ago. I'll have to get it out of my car and post the track listing on here.

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This was a pretty good list from someone over at Grassy a few weeks ago (Canes305).

After The Fire - Der Komissar

Asia - Heat of the Moment & Only Time Will Tell

Bangles - Hazy Shade of Winter & Manic Monday

Belinda Carlisle - Heaven Is A Place On Earth

Big Country - In a Big Country

Billy Idol - Rebel Yell, Eyes Without a Face, Flesh For Fantasy & White Wedding

Billy Squire - Rock Me Tonight & The Stroke

Bryan Adams - Summer of 69, This Time & Run To You

The Cars - Good Times Roll, Best Friend's Girl & Magic

Christopher Cross - Ride Like The Wind

Corey Hart - Never Surrender & Sunglasses at Night

Crowded House - Don't Dream Its Over & Something So Strong

Cutting Crew - I Just Died In Your Arms Tonight

David Bowie - China Girl, Modern Girl & Rebel Rebel

Dead Or Alive - You Spin Me Round & Brand New Lover

Dramarama - Anything Anything

Duran Duran - At least 6-10 hits....

Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams & Here Comes The Rain Again

The Fixx - Red Skies, Secret Separation & One Thing Leads To Another

Howard Jones - No One Is To Blame & Things Can Only Get Better

Huey Lewis & the News - Heart and Soul, Power of Love, Do You Believe In Love

Human League - Don't You Want Me

John Parr - St Elmo's Fire (Man In Motion)

John Waite - Missing You & Change

Journey - A dozen hits, at least.

Madonna - Several 80s classics.

Men At Work - Who Can It Be Now & Down Under

Michael Jackson - Several 80s hits

The Motels - Only The Lonely

Mr. Mister - Kyrie & Broken Wings

Naked Eyes - Always Something There To Remind Me

Morris Day - Jungle Love

New Order - Blue Monday

Nu Shooz - I Can't Wait

Oingo Boingo - Dead Man's Party

The Outfield - Your Love, Since You Been Gone & Say It Isn't So

Pat Benatar - Invincible, Shadows Of The Night, Love Is A Battlefield

Phil Collins - Easy Lover, Take Me Home

The Pretenders - Brass In Pocket & Back On The Chain Gang

Prince - Most of 'Purple Rain' and several others.

Real Life - Send Me An Angel

Robert Tepper - No Easy Way Out (Rocky IV)

Rick Springfield - Jessie's Girl, I've Done Everything For You & Love Somebody

Rod Stewart - Young Turks

Scandal - The Warrior

Steve Perry - Oh Sherrie

Soft Cell - Tainted Love

Spandau Ballet - True

Stray Cats - Rock This Town & Stray Cat Strut

Survivor - Eye of the Tiger, I Can't Hold Back & Burning Heart

Tears For Fears - Mad World, Shout, Head Over Heels & Everybody Wants to Rule the World

Thompson Twins - Doctor Doctor & Hold Me Now

Toto - Rosanna & Africa

The Tubes - She's A Beauty

The Vapors - Turning Japanese

Wall of Voodoo - Mexican Radio

Wang Chung - Everybody Have Fun Tonig

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Heartbreak Station

Gypsy Road

Don't Know What you Got

Shake Me

Shelter Me

Night Songs



Body Talk

I Want a Woman

Twister Sister - Don't Let Me Down

WASP - The Crimson Idol album

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Here's a few suggestions:

The Clash: "Should I Stay or Should I Go?" and "Rock the Casbah"

X: "Los Angeles," "Devil Doll," and "We're Desperate"

Bad Religion: "We're Only Gonna Die (of Our Own Arrogance)"

Pandoras: "In and Out of My Life in a Day" and "Let's Do Right"

Circle Jerks: "Wild in the Streets"

Social Distortion: "Mommy's Little Monster"

Agent Orange: "Bloodstains"

Devo: "Girl U Want" and "Mr. B's Ballroom"

Black Flag: "Gimme Gimme Gimme"

Fang: "Landshark"

Adolescents: "Ameoba"

The Adicts: "Songs of Praise"

Fishbone: "Party at Ground Zero"

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Here is the CD I made not long ago for the 80's. Since I was sending it out to other people in a group I belonged to, it's kind of listener friendly.

Disc 1

1. Michael Jackson - Billie Jean

2. A Flock of Seagulls - I Ran (So Far Away)

3. Timex Social Club - Rumors

4. Chaka Kahn - I Feel For You

5. Run-D.M.C. - It's Tricky

6. Duran Duran - The Reflex

7. Shannon - Let The Music Play

8. The Cure - Closer To Me

9. Joan Jett - Do You Wanna Touch Me

10. Soft Cell - Tainted Love

11. Debbie Deb - When I Hear Music

12. Dramarama - Anything, Anything

13. Animotion - Obsession

14. The Fixx - One Thing Leads To Another

15. Newcleus - Jam On It

16. INXS - Need You Tonight

17. Romeo Void - Never Say Never

18. Talking Heads - Burning Down The House

19. U2 - Sunday Bloody Sunday

Disc 2 (80's Metal)

1. S.O.D. - March of the S.O.D.

2. S.O.D. - Sargent 'D' & The S.O.D.

3. Megadeth - Peace Sells (But Who's Buying)

4. Whitesnake - Still of the Night

5. Motley Crue - Looks That Kill

6. Skid Row - Youth Gone Wild

7. Poison - Talk Dirty To Me

8. Def Leppard - Photograph

9. Cinderella - Somebody Save Me

10. Winger - Madelaine

11. Ratt - Dance

12. Gun's N' Roses - Welcome To The Jungle

13. Danzig - Twist of Cain

14. Metallica - Battery

15. Anthrax - Antisocial

16. Ozzy Osbourne - Crazy Train (Live)

17. Nine Inch Nails - Head Like A Hole

18. Faith No More - The Morning After

19. Nirvana - Smells Like Teen Spirt

Nirvana wasn't an 80's track, but I put it on there because it basically killed the 80's metal scene.

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