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Old 03-29-07, 12:18 AM
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VH1's 100 greatest songs of the 80s. Anyone have the list?

I seem to only find 1-20. I was watching it with my wife and we wondered how many of them we actually still have. But I need the list. Anyone help out? Gracias.
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From vh1.com (n00b )

1. Bon Jovi / "Livin' on a Prayer"
2. Def Leppard / "Pour Some Sugar On Me"
3. Duran Duran / "Hungry Like the Wolf"
4. Michael Jackson / "Billie Jean"
5. Prince / "When Doves Cry"
6. Hall & Oates / "I Can't Go For That (No Can Do)"
7. Guns N' Roses / "Sweet Child O' Mine"
8. Madonna / "Like a Virgin"
9. Run-D.M.C. / "Walk This Way"
10. AC/DC / "You Shook Me All Night Long"
11. Journey / "Don't Stop Believin'"
12. Whitney Houston / "How Will I Know"
13. U2 / "With Or Without You"
14. The Bangles / "Walk Like an Egyptian"
15. Van Halen / "Jump"
16. INXS / "Need You Tonight"
17. Whitesnake / "Here I Go Again"
18. Dexy's Midnight Runners / "Come On Eileen"
19. Cyndi Lauper / "Time after Time"
20. Rick Springfield / "Jessie's Girl"
21. Michael Jackson / "Beat It"
22. The Cure / "Just Like Heaven"
23. Cyndi Lauper / "Girls Just Want to Have Fun"
24. A-Ha / "Take On Me"
25. Go-Go's / "Our Lips Are Sealed"
26. Guns N' Roses / "Welcome to the Jungle"
27. Kajagoogoo / "Too Shy"
28. Wham! / "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go"
29. Talking Heads / "Burning Down the House"
30. Pat Benatar / "Love is a Battlefield"
31. Queen and David Bowie / "Under Pressure"
32. Night Ranger / "Sister Christian"
33. Soft Cell / "Tainted Love"
34. Poison / "Every Rose Has It's Thorn"
35. Phil Collins / "In the Air Tonight"
36. Tommy Tutone / "867-5309 / Jenny"
37. Aerosmith / "Janie's Got a Gun"
38. U2 / "Pride (In the Name of Love)"
39. Modern English / "I Melt With You"
40. The B-52's / "Love Shack"
41. Motley Crue / "Dr. Feelgood"
42. The Clash / "London Calling"
43. ABC / "Look of Love (Part One)"
44. Bananarama / "Cruel Summer"
45. Janet Jackson / "Nasty"
46. The Police / "Every Breath You Take"
47. Twisted Sister / "We're Not Gonna Take It"
48. Bruce Springsteen / "Born in the U.S.A."
49. Beastie Boys / "Fight For Your Right"
50. Eurythmics / "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)"
51. Ratt / "Round and Round"
52. Dead or Alive / "You Spin Me Round (Like A Record)"
53. Billy Idol / "White Wedding"
54. Salt-N-Pepa / "Push It"
55. A Flock of Seagulls / "I Ran (So Far Away)"
56. Bonnie Tyler / "Total Eclipse of the Heart"
57. Toni Basil / "Mickey"
58. Culture Club / "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me"
59. John Mellencamp / "Jack & Diane"
60. Young M.C. / "Bust a Move"
61. Styx / "Mr. Roboto"
62. Berlin / "Take My Breath Away"
63. Devo / "Whip It"
64. Paula Abdul / "Straight Up"
65. Foreigner / "I Want to Know What Love Is"
66. Depeche Mode / "Just Can't Get Enough"
67. REO Speedwagon / "Keep On Loving You"
68. Public Enemy / "Fight the Power"
69. R.E.M / "It's The End of the World As We Know It (and I Feel Fine)"
70. Joan Jett & The Blackhearts/ "I Love Rock N' Roll"
71. Rick James / "Super Freak"
72. The Fixx / "One Thing Leads to Another"
73. Nena / "99 Luftbaloons"
74. George Michael / "Faith"
75. Prince / "Little Red Corvette"
76. Thomas Dolby / "She Blinded Me With Science"
77. New Edition / "Candy Girl"
78. Blondie / "Call Me"
79. Human League / "Don't You Want Me?"
80. Rob Base & DJ E-Z Rock / "It Takes Two"
81. Cameo / "Word Up!"
82. Squeeze / "Tempted"
83. Prince / "Kiss"
84. Lionel Richie / "All Night Long (All Night)"
85. Robert Palmer / "Addicted to Love"
86. Bow Wow Wow / "I Want Candy"
87. Falco / "Rock Me Amadeus"
88. Chaka Khan / "Ain't Nobody"
89. The Pretenders / "Brass in Pocket"
90. Tone-Loc / "Wild Thing"
91. Katrina and The Waves / "Walking On Sunshine"
92. New Kids on the Block / "You Got It (The Right Stuff)"
93. Gary Numan / "Cars"
94. The Rolling Stones / "Start Me Up"
95. Debbie Gibson / "Only in My Dreams"
96. Men at Work / "Down Under"
97. The Romantics / "What I Like About You"
98. Bobby Brown / "My Perogative"
99. Wang Chung / "Everybody Have Fun Tonight"
100. Loverboy / "Working for the Weekend"
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Yeah, yeah, I know this isn't what you were asking, but I figured i'd try to help you save face...

After consulting my iPod, I have everything except 12 and 84.
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Take On Me is way too low. Stupid VH1. They don't appreciate a Logan's Run ripoff when they see one.
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That's sweet U2 and the real GNR are in there twice

Overall it's an Ok list i suppose.
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Too bad no Oingo Boingo.
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Originally Posted by SlingshotBandit
Too bad no Oingo Boingo.
Yeah. What exactly is this based on? "Greatest" According to who/what? Sales? Popularity? A few of these songs are the first hits for these artists/bands and hardly their biggest or greatest.
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It's the 80's. Try not to take the list too seriously.
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Old 03-31-07, 12:26 AM
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VH1 lists are a mostly a freaking joke.

Berlin's "the Metro" is a lot better than "take my breath away"

Just ONE Depeche Mode song, and its "Just can't get enough", WTF?
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Old 03-31-07, 02:35 AM
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Originally Posted by I.Flores
VH1 lists are a mostly a freaking joke.
Obviously not everybody will agree on each song on the list and where it is placed, but I'll give them credit for putting together a pretty good list. Lots of songs that I really never want to hear again, but they were a part of the '80s.

Like Nena / "99 Luftbaloons" -- there was this kid in my dorm in college (late '80s) who played this song over and over and over again. I mean for seemingly weeks at a time. Weird kid, luckily my room wasn't too close to his.
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'Cars' was released in 1979.
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Surprised there is no When in Rome - The Promise or Pet Shop Boys - West End Girls
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Anything Box - Living in Oblivion and Alphaville - Forever Young
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Old 04-07-07, 10:16 AM
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INXS should have had a couple more songs on there. KICK itself had many TOP 10 hits.
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Old 04-08-07, 01:17 AM
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I can think of some pretty significant omissions

F___ That Police - NWA
I'm Your Pusher - Ice T
Master of Puppets - Metallica
Angel of Death - Slayer

These songs are as important, influential, and well-loved today as anything on the VH1 list.

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