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Blitz
03-27-2006, 09:49 PM
I'm gonna go with Prince's "When Doves Cry" :escape:

What's your choice?

DolphinDevil28
03-27-2006, 09:52 PM
The Gap Band

"You dropped a Bomb on Me."

This also might be one of my favorite songs of all time regardless of decade.

P.S. Great thread idea.

Timmy54
03-27-2006, 09:52 PM
heat is on--don henley

eye of the tiger- forginer(i think)

dolfan72734me
03-27-2006, 09:52 PM
"Only in my dreams" by Debbie Gibson:lol:




No really, it is one of them.

DolphinDevil28
03-27-2006, 09:52 PM
heat is on--don henley

eye of the tiger- forginer(i think)

Eye of the Tiger was by "Survivor." :up:

dolfan72734me
03-27-2006, 09:53 PM
The Gap Band

"You dropped a Bomb on Me."

This also might be one of my favorite songs of all time regardless of decade.

P.S. Great thread idea.
Good song :hi5:

SCall13
03-27-2006, 09:54 PM
I just heard "Billy Jean" today. I never realized I even liked it much. But I actually liked it when I heard it today. Probably had more to do with reminiscing about WHEN the song came out than actually liking the song. I'm sure it isn't my favorite, but it's the first that comes to mind right now...

d-day
03-27-2006, 09:55 PM
how soon is now - the smiths

dolfan72734me
03-27-2006, 10:01 PM
how soon is now - the smiths
Oh oh d-day:hail: The Smiths

d-day
03-27-2006, 10:04 PM
Oh oh d-day:hail: The Smiths

best band to come out of the 80's imo - his band was a ***** too - all great players...

the smiths :hump:

HysterikiLL
03-27-2006, 10:13 PM
Thriller.

Coral Reefer
03-27-2006, 11:57 PM
The Gap Band

"You dropped a Bomb on Me."

This also might be one of my favorite songs of all time regardless of decade.

P.S. Great thread idea.

Classic song Devil!

I'll throw 2 into the ring.....

SHE BLINDED ME WITH SCIENCE, Thomas Dolby

WALK LIKE AN EGYPTIAN, Bangles

dreday
03-28-2006, 12:06 AM
Shes A Bad Mamma Jamma-Carl Carlton....Had a few more but this one was hot.Word Up-Cameo another

unifiedtheory
03-28-2006, 12:06 AM
Policy of Truth - Depeche Mode...although it was released in 1990...:wink:

DolphinDevil28
03-28-2006, 12:07 AM
Policy of Truth - Depeche Mode...although it was released in 1990...:wink:

I LOVE Depeche Mode.

spydertl79
03-28-2006, 12:10 AM
Cool thread, even though I wasn't alive until 88, I've gotta go with Billie Jean.

Fin Fan in Cali
03-28-2006, 12:25 AM
I hate Myself for loving you-Joan Jett & The Blackhearts

Gonzo
03-28-2006, 12:29 AM
Bitchin' Camaro - Dead Milkmen
and
Dreaming - Blondie

dolfan72734me
03-28-2006, 12:31 AM
Policy of Truth - Depeche Mode...although it was released in 1990...:wink:
Strangelove was a good one off of Music for the Masses.
Have to throw in some New Order and Erasure also.

Roman529
03-28-2006, 01:52 AM
My Sharona by the Knack....I think I was in 9th or 10th grade when it came out and my friend Bill who drove me to school kept singing Rice-a-Rona...before I told him to shut up and sing it right or just shut it. Good memories. :wink:

Coral Reefer
03-28-2006, 01:55 AM
Anyone ever hear

Jealous Fellas by Dimples Tee?

A friend of mine played that damn thing full volume every single morning on the way to High School!

Gonzo
03-28-2006, 01:57 AM
My Sharona by the Knack....I think I was in 9th or 10th grade when it came out and my friend Bill who drove me to school kept singing Rice-a-Rona...before I told him to shut up and sing it right or just shut it. Good memories. :wink::lol: I hate techno, but we convinced a friend of mine that Shiny Disco Balls was really Shiny Dicks and Balls. He sang it everytime we heard it for a week. :chuckle:

Edit: I am shocked that didn't filter...

Gonzo
03-28-2006, 01:58 AM
Anyone ever hear

Jealous Fellas by Dimples Tee?

A friend of mine played that damn thing full volume every single morning on the way to High School!

:confused: It is probably one of those songs that you (meaning I) don't know the name too, but know very well.

NaboCane
03-28-2006, 01:59 AM
Too many...Modern English, Depressed Mode, anything by The Cure, Yaz, Erasure, New Order...

Just to pick one, Destination Unknown; pure pop, but I loved watching Dale Bozio vamp. :D

d-day
03-28-2006, 02:20 AM
Too many...Modern English, Depressed Mode, anything by The Cure, Yaz, Erasure, New Order...

Just to pick one, Destination Unknown; pure pop, but I loved watching Dale Bozio vamp. :D

missing persons :hump:

Roman529
03-28-2006, 02:44 AM
Wendy O Williams and the Plasmatics....hope this don't get me banned? :D

http://www.finheaven.com/images/imported/2006/03/aplas8-1.jpg

Gonzo
03-28-2006, 03:38 AM
Wendy O Williams and the Plasmatics....hope this don't get me banned? :D

http://www.punk77.co.uk/graphics/plasmatics/aplas8.jpg

http://www.finheaven.com/images/imported/2006/03/wendyomugshot-1.jpg
:chuckle:

lazareth
03-28-2006, 05:16 AM
juke box hero - foreigner

edit: although i guess that isn't pop... :rtfm:

Noodle Arm
03-28-2006, 10:24 AM
I absolutely LOVE 80's music...and YES I'm aware that a lot of it was crap. Here are a couple of mine..

Under the Milkyway-The Church

One Thing Leads to Another/ Saved by Zero- The Fixx

True Faith-New Order

Pretty much anything INXS released during the 80's

The Order of Death- Public Image Limited ( "This is what you want, this is what you get!" download this song!)

Shattered Dreams-Johnny Hates Jazz (YES I know it's a fruity song...I don't care!)

Steppin' Out- Joe Jackson

Goodbye Horses- Q. Lazarus

Plus many many more that I'll think of later :D

GRAPEAPE
03-28-2006, 10:33 AM
Your Love--The outfield
And we danced--the Hooters
Hungry like a wolf--Duran Duran

lazareth
03-28-2006, 11:20 AM
most anything by hewie lewis and the news

Gonzo
03-28-2006, 11:35 AM
most anything by hewie lewis and the news

Patrick Bateman (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000288/): Their early work was a little too new wave for my tastes, but when Sports came out in '83,I think they really came into their own, commercial and artistically. The whole album has a clear, crisp sound, and a new sheen of consimante professionalism that really gives the songs a big boost. He's been compared to Elvis Costello, but I think Huey has a far much more bitter, cynical sense of humour.
Paul Allen (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001467/): Hey Halberstram.
Patrick Bateman (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000288/): Yes, Allen?
Paul Allen (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001467/): Why are their copies of the style section all over the place, d-do you have a dog? A little chow or something?
Patrick Bateman (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000288/): No, Allen.
Paul Allen (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001467/): Is that a rain coat?
Patrick Bateman (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000288/): Yes it is! In '87, Huey released this, Fore, their most accomplished album. I think their undisputed masterpiece is "Hip to be Square", a song so catchy, most people probably don't listen to the lyrics. But they should, because it's not just about the pleasures of conformity, and the importance of trends, it's also a personal statement about the band itself.
[raises axe above head]
Patrick Bateman (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000288/): Hey Paul!

Noodle Arm
03-28-2006, 11:38 AM
Bless you Gonzo for quoting that. Have you ever read the book? Holy crap! :eek:

Gonzo
03-28-2006, 11:43 AM
Bless you Gonzo for quoting that. Have you ever read the book? Holy crap! :eek:

I own it, its on my list, but not yet. Does the movie do it as much justice as a movie possibly can? I have about 75 books that I haven't read yet (worked at B & N). Damn school books take up all my reading time.

CharlestonPhan
03-28-2006, 11:53 AM
Steppin' out by Joe Jackson...

The whole soundtrack to Purple Rain, which dovetails into:

Ice Cream castles by The Time (The Bird and Jungle Love got played back to back at my wedding reception for all my 80's high school peeps in attendance.

Your Love by The Outfield, and the rest of the CD Play Deep, which stays in my 6 disc changer in the car at all times.

Hold me Now, by the Thompson Twins because of that one night with that certain girl, never to be repeated...

Huey Lewis and the News, greatest hits is in my suburban at all times too.

CharlestonPhan
03-28-2006, 11:55 AM
missing persons :hump:


" Do you heeeeear me??? Do you caaaare???" My lips are moving and the sound is coming ou-OUT!"

:D

lazareth
03-28-2006, 11:59 AM
Patrick Bateman (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000288/): Their early work was a little too new wave for my tastes, but when Sports came out in '83,I think they really came into their own, commercial and artistically. The whole album has a clear, crisp sound, and a new sheen of consimante professionalism that really gives the songs a big boost. He's been compared to Elvis Costello, but I think Huey has a far much more bitter, cynical sense of humour.
Paul Allen (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001467/): Hey Halberstram.
Patrick Bateman (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000288/): Yes, Allen?
Paul Allen (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001467/): Why are their copies of the style section all over the place, d-do you have a dog? A little chow or something?
Patrick Bateman (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000288/): No, Allen.
Paul Allen (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001467/): Is that a rain coat?
Patrick Bateman (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000288/): Yes it is! In '87, Huey released this, Fore, their most accomplished album. I think their undisputed masterpiece is "Hip to be Square", a song so catchy, most people probably don't listen to the lyrics. But they should, because it's not just about the pleasures of conformity, and the importance of trends, it's also a personal statement about the band itself.
[raises axe above head]
Patrick Bateman (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000288/): Hey Paul!
:lol: what is that from?

p.s. i wouldn't listen to them now <backs away slowly>

Gonzo
03-28-2006, 12:20 PM
:lol: what is that from?

p.s. i wouldn't listen to them now <backs away slowly>

Why not? I do :yes:

American Psycho. You must go and buy it now or perish.

Patrick Bateman (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000288/): Ask me a question.
Daisy (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0576702/): What do you do?
Patrick Bateman (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000288/): I'm into... well murders and executions mostly.
Daisy (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0576702/): Do you like it?
Patrick Bateman (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000288/): It depends. Why?
Daisy (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0576702/): Because most guys I know who work with mergers an acquisitions really don't like it.

NaboCane
03-28-2006, 12:32 PM
how soon is now - the smiths

AB-SO-****ING-LUTELY.

lazareth
03-28-2006, 12:34 PM
Why not? I do :yes:

American Psycho. You must go and buy it now or perish.

Patrick Bateman (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000288/): Ask me a question.
Daisy (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0576702/): What do you do?
Patrick Bateman (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000288/): I'm into... well murders and executions mostly.
Daisy (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0576702/): Do you like it?
Patrick Bateman (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000288/): It depends. Why?
Daisy (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0576702/): Because most guys I know who work with mergers an acquisitions really don't like it.
just more into the rock and alt stuff right now

i think i saw the movie a long, long time ago...long enough that i don't remember anything about it...i think i'll check out the book though...i usually like books better than the films anyway.

The_Dark_Knight
03-28-2006, 01:26 PM
New York Minute--Don Henley
Addicted to Love--Robert Palmer
Shakin'--Eddie Money

CharlestonPhan
03-28-2006, 04:43 PM
New York Minute--Don Henley
Addicted to Love--Robert Palmer
Shakin'--Eddie Money

all 3 are good tunes!