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Old 05-29-2006, 07:57 PM   #1 (permalink)
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80's songs that make you happy

Post them here!

I'll post my list in a bit.
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Old 05-29-2006, 08:12 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Re: 80's songs that make you happy

Here are some off the top of my head that put a smile on my face:

"Just Can't Get Enough" - Depeche Mode
"Church Of The Poison Mind" and "I'll Tumble 4 Ya" - Culture Club
"The Different Story (World Of Lust And Crime)" - Peter Schilling
"Heart Of Rock And Roll" - Huey Lewis & The News
"Train In Vain" - The Clash
"(Keep Feeling) Fascination" - The Human League
"Our House" - Madness
"Raspberry Beret" - Prince & The Revolution
"Thieves Like Us" - New Order
"Dreaming" - OMD
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Old 09-21-2006, 02:13 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Re: 80's songs that make you happy

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Here are some off the top of my head that put a smile on my face:

"(Keep Feeling) Fascination" - The Human League
"Our House" - Madness
"Raspberry Beret" - Prince & The Revolution
Yes, these songs certainly put a smile to my face too.

Here's my list . . .

'Don't you just know it' - Amazulu
'Making your mind up' - Bucks Fizz
'This 'ole house' - Shakin' Stevens
'Uncle Sam' - Madness
'Ooh la la (let's go dancing)' or 'Celebration' - Kool and the Gang
'The Chicken Song' - Spitting Image
'We all stand together' - Paul McCartney & Frog Chorus
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Old 09-23-2006, 01:19 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Re: 80's songs that make you happy

And to think, I cut this list down !!!!

Forever Young - Alphaville
The Boys Light Up - Australian Crawl
One Great Thing - Big Country
If You Want My Love - Cheap Trick
Under The Milky Way - Church
Don't Dream It's Over - Crowded House
Come Undone - Duran Duran
So Long - Fischer-Z
Sounds Of Then - Gang GaJang
Bachelor Kisses - Go-Betweens
There's The Girl - Heart
Holy Grail - Hunters & Collectors
Dumb Things - Paul Kelly
Current Stand - Kids In The Kitchen
Everybody's Got To Learn Sometime - Korgis
Russian Roulette - Lords Of The New Church
Safety Dance - Men Without Hats
Barbados - Models
Suddenly Last Summer - Motels
Secret - Orchestral Manoeuvers In The Dark
I Won't Let You Down - Ph D
Message In A Bottle - Police
I'll Stand By You - Pretenders
Love My Way - Psychadelic Furs
What I Like About You - Romantics
Over You - Roxy Music
The Boy In The Bubble - Paul Simon
Don't You (Forget About Me) - Simple Minds
I Got You - Split Enz
An Englishman In New York - Sting
Golden Brown - Stranglers
It's Raining Again - Supertramp
Sowing The Seeds Of Love - Tears For Fears
Pride (In The Name Of Love) - U2
Dreams - Van Halen
The Whole Of The Moon - Waterboys
Senses Working Overtime - XTC
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And to think, I cut this list down !!!!

Forever Young - Alphaville
You missed one !
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Old 11-04-2006, 05:10 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Re: 80's songs that make you happy

"What About Me" - Belinda Metz
"Happy Birthday Kid" - Geoff Hughes
"Open Your Eyes" - Lords of the New Church
"Joan of Arc" - OMD
"All of My Heart" - ABC
"Hold Me Now" - One to One
"Out on A Limb" - Eye Eye
"Into the Night" - Exchange
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Re: 80's songs that make you happy

Def Leppard - Animal. A song so cool you can play it over and over.
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Def Leppard - Animal. A song so cool you can play it over and over.

I'll agree with that.
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Re: 80's songs that make you happy

Oh man! Soo many to choose from:
Billy Squier - Everybody Wants You
Def Leppard - Rock! Rock! (Till You Drop)
Dio - I Speed At Night
Dio - We Rock
Dokken - In My Dreams
Great White - Once Bitten Twice Shy
Guns n' Roses- Sweet Child Of Mine
Judas Priest - Living After Midnight
Kingdom Come - Get It On
Kreator - Grinder
Manowar - Call To Arms
Megadeth - Almost Honest
Metal Church - Ton Of Bricks
Ozzy Osbourne - Crazy Train
Motley Crue - Kickstart My Heart
Queensryche - Queen of the Reich
Rainbow - Stone Cold
Quiet Riot - Metal Health
Slayer - Raining Blood
Spinal Tap - The majesty of rock

Lots more.....
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Re: 80's songs that make you happy

"Walking on Sunshine"~ katrina and the Waves
" Livin on a Prayer"~ Bon Jovi
" Space age love song"~ Flock of Seagulls
" Secret" ~ OMD
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Re: 80's songs that make you happy

a few more ...

Take A Chance With Me - Roxy Music
Wishful Thinking - China Crisis
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Oh man! Soo many to choose from:
Billy Squier - Everybody Wants You
Def Leppard - Rock! Rock! (Till You Drop)
Dio - I Speed At Night
Dio - We Rock
Dokken - In My Dreams
Great White - Once Bitten Twice Shy
Guns n' Roses- Sweet Child Of Mine
Judas Priest - Living After Midnight
Kingdom Come - Get It On
Kreator - Grinder
Manowar - Call To Arms
Megadeth - Almost Honest
Metal Church - Ton Of Bricks
Ozzy Osbourne - Crazy Train
Motley Crue - Kickstart My Heart
Queensryche - Queen of the Reich
Rainbow - Stone Cold
Quiet Riot - Metal Health
Slayer - Raining Blood
Spinal Tap - The majesty of rock

Lots more.....
Good stuff! I forgets how much I like the Billy Squier tune until I heard it this morning when my alarm went off.
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Re: 80's songs that make you happy

There are so many to choose from, and you guys listed some great ones. Off the top of my head I'll go with...

Let's Go Crazy - Prince
Rag Doll - Aerosmith
Photograph - Def Leppard
Love My Way - Psychedelic Furs
Just Can't Get Enough - Depeche Mode
Let's Dance - David Bowie
Wake Me Up Before You Go Go - Wham!
Into the Groove - Madonna
Overjoyed - Stevie Wonder
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There are so many to choose from, and you guys listed some great ones. Off the top of my head I'll go with...

Let's Go Crazy - Prince
Rag Doll - Aerosmith
Photograph - Def Leppard
Love My Way - Psychedelic Furs
Just Can't Get Enough - Depeche Mode
Let's Dance - David Bowie
Wake Me Up Before You Go Go - Wham!
Into the Groove - Madonna
Overjoyed - Stevie Wonder

Good list Ash!
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That Was Then, This Is Now by the Monkees

No Sleep Till Brooklyn. Beastie Boys

Miss Me Blind Culture Club

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