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What are your favorite songs of the 80' and 90'

I am just trying to remember what songs I used to love back then. It is sad to think that motherhood is so overwhelming sometimes that you forget your own favorite things, although you love your kiddos to pieces, you sometimes forget about your own needs and pleasures.
Can you list from 5 to let's say 20 if you can remember of what you liked then and maybe still do?
I will greatly appreciate it.
Bea

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BeaMoore

Asked by BeaMoore at 1:47 PM on Apr. 3, 2009 in Entertainment

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  • Anything by Weird Al Yankovic. I know, I know...
    Our Lips Are Sealed, The Go-Gos
    Love Shack, The B-52s
    Raspberry Beret and Party Like it's 1999, The Artist Again Known As Prince
    Sweet Dreams Are Made Of This, Annie Lennox
    Heart of Glass, Blondie
    Route 66, Depeche Mode (I think?)
    I Want Your Sex, George Michael
    Thriller, Michael Jackson
    King Of Pain, Walking In Your Footsteps and Every Little Thing, Sting
    That's all I can think of for now...
    Fistandantalus

    Answer by Fistandantalus at 3:23 PM on Apr. 3, 2009

  • Lay your hands on me by the Thompson Twins
    Policy of truth (and anything else!) by Depeche Mode
    Wouldn't it be good? by Nik Kershaw
    Don't dream it's over & Something so strong by Crowded House
    Voices Carry by Til Tuesday
    True by Spandau Ballet
    Add it up by Violent Femmes
    Under the milky way by the Church
    Runaway Train by Soul Asylum
    MmmMmmMmm by Crash Test Dummies
    Anything by Weezer in the 90's!
    Linger by the Cranberries
    Mr. Jones by Counting Crows
    One Headlight by The Wallflowers
    Anything by Pearl Jam, Alice in Chains, Nirvana, Smashing Pumpkins and Bush was big in the 90's
    Dance Hall Days by Wang Chung

    I could go on and on and on as the 80's and 90's are by far my favorite decades for music. I don't necessarily love all the songs I listed; some of them I included just because they were very popular during this time. Have you checked out VH1.com? They have all sorts of lists from dif
    vicesix

    Answer by vicesix at 3:30 PM on Apr. 3, 2009

  • Um, yeah, continued from above, lol. Lists that would help refresh your musical memory. I've also compiled various lists of my own on the computer so I don't ever forget all my favorite stuff. Music is huge to me so I thought this was a great question!
    vicesix

    Answer by vicesix at 3:32 PM on Apr. 3, 2009

  • You Guys, those are great lists, keep going!!!!!!!!!! I am seeing songs here that I forgot that I used to love. Now I am going to MY Playlist to find and add them.
    BeaMoore

    Answer by BeaMoore at 4:31 PM on Apr. 3, 2009

  • 80s
    Burning down the house by Talking Heads (big hit but I prefer Psychokiller)
    So in Love by OMD (they also did If You Leave, featured on the movie "Pretty in Pink")
    The Ghost in you by Psychedelic Furs
    Land Down Under by Men at Work
    Dancing with myself & Eyes without a face by Billy Idol (2 of my faves)
    Safety Dance by Men without Hats
    Whip It by Devo
    Mexican Radio by Wall of Voodoo
    Rapture by Blondie
    Our house by Madness
    Let's Dance by David Bowie
    She Drives Me Crazy by Fine Young Cannibals
    Cars by Gary Numan
    She blinded me with science by Thomas Dolby
    Rock the casbah by the Clash
    Lips like sugar by Echo & the bunnymen
    Don't you forget about me by Simple Minds (from The Breakfast Club)
    Sunglasses at night by Corey Hart (I like Never Surrender better, but "sunglasses" was the bigger hit)
    Head over Heels by Tears for Fears
    Your Love by The Outfield
    Manic Monday
    vicesix

    Answer by vicesix at 5:50 PM on Apr. 3, 2009

  • 90's
    Semi-Charmed Life by Third Eye Blind
    Until I fall away by the Gin Blossoms
    Letters by Stroke 9
    One week by Barenaked Ladies
    You Oughta know by Alanis Morrissette (loathed her, but she was pretty big)
    Miss World by Hole
    What I am by Edie Brickell & New Bohemians
    Building a Mystery by Sarah McLachlan
    Black Hole Sun by Soundgarden
    Just a girl by No Doubt
    Bittersweet Symphony by the Verve
    Tubthumping by Chumbawumba (lolol)
    Little Miss Can't be wrong by the Spin Doctors
    Good by Better than Ezra
    You get what you give by New Radicals (loved this one-hit wonder!)
    The heart brings you back by Blues Traveler
    No Rain by Blind melon
    Kitty by Presidents of the United States of America
    Wonderwall by Oasis
    Santa Monica by Everclear
    I Alone by Live
    Song 2 by Blur
    Far behind by Candlebox
    Joey by Concrete Blonde
    Tomorrow by Silverchair
    Stay by L
    vicesix

    Answer by vicesix at 6:15 PM on Apr. 3, 2009

  • Darn letter limit! That last one is Stay by Lisa Loeb.
    Did I mention I am music junkie? I must get a life and stop posting. I swear I could keep listing these for the rest of the day!
    vicesix

    Answer by vicesix at 6:17 PM on Apr. 3, 2009

  • I loved anything 80's hair metal (stll do)..Here's some that have frequent rotation on my iPod:
    Youth Gone Wild--Skid Row
    18 and Life--Skid Row
    Home Sweet Home--Motley Crue
    Nobody's Fool--Cinderella
    Don't know what you've got (til it's gone) Cinderella
    Bang Go The Bells--Babylon A.D.
    Hammer Swings Down--Babylon A.D.
    Up All Night--Slaughter
    Fly to the Angels--Slaughter
    More than Words--Extreme
    Kid Ego--Extreme
    Holy Wars (The Punishment Due) Megadeth
    The Legacy--Testament
    Seasons in the Abyss--Slayer
    War Ensemble--Slayer
    I'll Never Let You Go-Steelheart
    Everybody Love's Eileen--Steelheart
    Show a Little Love--Lillian Axe
    The World Stopped Turning-Lillian Axe
    Bang-Gorky Park
    Burning Like Flame--Dokken
    Walk Away--Dokken
    Heaven Sent--Dokken
    Pretender--Cry Wolf
    Rock n roll (is going to set the night on fire) Pretty Boy Floyd
    Stranger Than
    Izsarejman

    Answer by Izsarejman at 6:40 PM on Apr. 3, 2009

  • I'm a sucker for Bon Jovi. :-)


    I also love Melissa Ethridge
    Mommy2Mariah

    Answer by Mommy2Mariah at 6:42 PM on Apr. 3, 2009

  • My favorite, that I always say when asked, is Toy Soldiers by Martika.

    BonesDragonDew

    Answer by BonesDragonDew at 7:37 PM on Apr. 3, 2009

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