The Boombox - 25 Best '80s Songs

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The Boombox - 25 Best '80s Songs

Postby StevieFan13 » Fri May 05, 2017 8:26 pm

To pay the proper respect to days past, The Boombox has picked some of the greatest hip-hop and R&B songs from the ’80s that truly reflect the spirit of the times. Including music from one hit wonders to consistently chart-topping artists, these cuts are the ideal soundtrack of the ’80s. Not to mention, they became classics (hence why we’re even discussing them). So load up that iTunes gift card and take a trip down memory lane. Check out 25 Best ’80s Songs.

25) T La Rock - It's Yours
24) Anita Baker - Caught Up in the Rapture
23) Young MC - Bust a Move
22) Rob Base and DJ E-Z Rock - It Takes Two
21) Cameo - Word Up
20) KRS-One and Stop the Violence Movement - Self-Destruction
19) Soul II Soul - Back to Life
18) Salt-N-Pepa - Push It
17) Michael Jackson - Billie Jean
16) Doug E. Fresh feat. Slick Rick - The Show
15) Luther Vandross - Never Too Much
14) Kool and the Gang - Get Down on It
13) Public Enemy - Rebel Without a Pause
12) Chaka Khan feat. Rufus - Ain't Nobody
11) LL Cool J - I Need Love
10) Janet Jackson - Control
9) Run-DMC - King of Rock
8) N.W.A. - Straight Outta Compton
7) Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam - I Wonder If I Take You Home
6) Beastie Boys - (You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (To Party)
5) Teena Marie - Lovergirl
4) Eric B. and Rakim - Paid in Full
3) Prince and the Revolution - Purple Rain
2) Afrika Bambaataa and Soulsonic Force - Planet Rock
1) Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five - The Message
Music is a world within itself, with a language we all understand - Sir Duke (1976)

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Re: The Boombox - 25 Best '80s Songs

Postby StevieFan13 » Thu May 11, 2017 4:51 pm

Music is a world within itself, with a language we all understand - Sir Duke (1976)

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Re: The Boombox - 25 Best '80s Songs

Postby bootsy » Thu May 11, 2017 5:55 pm

Interesting list and then it gets predictable towards the top.

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Re: The Boombox - 25 Best '80s Songs

Postby Henrik » Tue May 16, 2017 5:14 am

Single writer?
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Re: The Boombox - 25 Best '80s Songs

Postby StevieFan13 » Tue May 16, 2017 2:55 pm

Henrik wrote:Single writer?

But credited to the whole site (which is why I included that quote).
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Re: The Boombox - 25 Best '80s Songs

Postby Henrik » Tue May 16, 2017 7:11 pm

StevieFan13 wrote:
Henrik wrote:Single writer?

But credited to the whole site (which is why I included that quote).

I'm not 100% convinced, but ok.
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