COMMUNITY CHALLENGE: Your 1980's desert island picks...

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    Carol Fern

    The song is Street Player (Mechanix) by a band called Fashion. If I knew how to post the You tube video I would!! Year was 1982!

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    Blueluna12

    The The-This Is The Day: http://youtu.be/-32AAp418V4

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    Michelle Mcb

    "Jump" -- Van Halen via their album entitled "1984" which was released Jan. 9, 1984. http://youtu.be/SwYN7mTi6HM

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    Jason Vaysberg

    Air Supply - Even The Nights Are Better (1982)

    Asia - Don't Cry (1983)

    The Cure - A Forest (1980)

    Fleetwood Mac - Can't Go Back (1983)

    Foreigner - Jukebox Hero (1981)

    John Lennon - Watching the Wheels

    Men At Work - Who Can it be Now (1981)

    R.E.M. - The One I Love (1987)

    Spandau Ballet - Gold (1983)

    Van Halen - Jump (1984)

    The Who - You Better You Bet (1981)

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    Jason Vaysberg

    Oops, that's 11. Scratch the Fleetwood Mac song.

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    Marcus Steffanci

    Walking on Sunshine - Katrina and the Waves

    Billie Jean - Michael Jackson

    Like a Prayer - Madonna

    Take on Me - A-ha

    99 Luftballons - Nena

    Purple Rain - Prince

    One - Metallica

    Living on a Prayer - Bon Jovi

    Don't Stop Believing - Journey

    Total Eclipse of the Heart - Bonnie Tyler

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    Tracey Wilson

    That's when I think of you by
    I walk the earth by voice of the beehive
    Don't call me baby by voice of the beehive
    The promise that you made by cock robin
    An everlasting love by Howard Jones
    Mockingbird by cutting Crew
    Love is all that matters by human league
    How do I know that it's Love by Eddie Van Halen
    Tracie.by level 42
    Mental as anything live it up

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    Garble86

    Quick before I think of more!

    Johnny and Mary - Robert Palmer

    It's Gonna Rain - violent Femmes

    Don't Bang the Drum - Waterboys

    Burn Out - Sipho Mabuse

    Hillbrow - Johannes Kerkorrel en die Gereformeerde Blues Band

    Gunning for the Buddha - Shriekback

    Peekaboo - Siouxsie and the Banshees

    Highway Patrolman - Bruce Springsteen

    Romeo and Juliet - Dire Straits

    There She Goes - The La's (original recording - not the 1990 remake, for obvious reasons)

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    carolsevenfold

    Two Tribes by Frankie Goes To Hollywood

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    Henri Tervo

    David Bowie - Ashes To Ashes

    Deep Purple - Perfect Strangers

    Helloween - Keeper Of The Seven Keys

    Hanoi Rocks - Tragedy

    Alan Parsons Project - Silence And I

    Black Sabbath - Heaven And Hell

    Dire Straits - Telegraph Road

    Whitesnake - Still Of The Night

    The Smiths - Bigmouth Strikes Again

    Scorpions - The Zoo

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    Blueluna12

    Echo and the Bunnymen - The Killing Moon

    Love and Rockets - Kundalini Express

    Chameleons - Up The Down Escalator

    The Cure - A Strange Day

    Depeche Mode - But Not Tonight

    The Church - Unguarded Moment

    Sinead O'Connor - Troy

    Spear of Destiny - So In Love With You

    Lords of the New Church - Russian Roulette

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    Lu La

    thomas dolby - i scare myself

    duran duran - like an angel

    joe jackson -  be my no 2

    siouxsie and the banshees - christine

    the teardrop explodes - reward

    depeche mode  - love in itself

    the cure - how beautiful you are

    the cure - lets go to bed

    a flock of seagulls - space age love song

    the beat - mirror in the bathroom

    the church - reptile

    the damned - grimly fiendish

    department s  - is vic there

    the stranglers - strange little girl

    david sylvian - taking the veil

    david sylvian - red guitar

    lene lovich - lucky number

    lene lovich - angels

    madness - grey day

    madness - one better day

    madness - cardiac arrest

    meat puppets - i am a machine

    meat puppets - leaves

    gary numab - metal

    gary numan - films

    the smiths - headmaster ritual

    the sound - winning

    tears for fears - i believe

    tears for fears - pale shelter

    the undertones - forever paradise

    the undertones - wednesday week

    the undertones - the love parade

    visage - the damned dont cry

     

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    Richard Mattison

    Only When You Leave - Spandau Ballet
    Please Don't Touch - Motorhead/Girlschool
    Club Country - Associates
    Shoot To Thrill - AC/DC
    Waiting For A Girl Like You - Foreigner
    Two Tribes - Frankie Goes To Hollywood
    Delirious - ZZ Top
    Mama - Genesis

    Heaven In My Hands -Level 42
    Joys Of Christmas -Chris Rea

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    Pat Moore

    Uncertain Smile - The The

    Hate the Police - Mudhoney

    Out of my mind on dope and speed - Julian Cope & Teardrop Explodes

    On Earth as it is in Heaven - Ennio Morricone

    I can't forget - Leonard Cohen

    Let's go out tonight - Blue Nile

    Are you going with me - Pat Metheny Group

    Tell Me - Galaxie 500

    Little Musgrave - Planxty

    Rainy Night in Soho - Pogues

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    Antholzfamily

    1)  Like a Virgin - Madonna

    2)  Everybody Wants to Rule the World - Tears for Fears

    3)  Rio - Duran Duran

    4)  Girls on Film - Duran Duran

    5)  Do They Know it's Christmas - Band Aid

     

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    Gene Ginn

    Total Eclipse of the Heart - Bonnie Tyler

    Take On Me - a- ha

    Faithfully - Journey

    Come On Eileen - Dexy's Midnight Runners

    The Best of Times - Styx

    When I See You Smile - Bad English

    Making Love Out of Nothing At All - Air Supply

    Look Away - Chicago

    Goodbye - Night Ranger

    I Won't Forget You - Poison

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    Gene Ginn

    Total Eclipse of the Heart - Bonnie Tyler

    Take On Me - a- ha

    Faithfully - Journey

    Come On Eileen - Dexy's Midnight Runners

    The Best of Times - Styx

    When I See You Smile - Bad English

    Making Love Out of Nothing At All - Air Supply

    Look Away - Chicago

    Goodbye - Night Ranger

    I Won't Forget You - Poison

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    Gene Ginn

    Total Eclipse of the Heart - Bonnie Tyler

    Take On Me - a- ha

    Faithfully - Journey

    Come On Eileen - Dexy's Midnight Runners

    The Best of Times - Styx

    When I See You Smile - Bad English

    Making Love Out of Nothing At All - Air Supply

    Look Away - Chicago

    Goodbye - Night Ranger

    I Won't Forget You - Poison

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    Brian Wylie

    Sorry - those were:

     

    The Passions - I'm in Love with a German Film Star

    Public Image Limited - Rise

    CABARET VOLTAIRE - SENSORIA

    The Beat - I Confess 

    Heaven 17 - "Let Me Go"

    SIMPLE MINDS 70 Cities As Love Brings The Fall

    Cocteau Twins - Pearly Dewdrops' Drops

    The Cramps - New Kind Of Kick

    Poison Girls - Persons Unknown

    R.E.M. - Nightswimming

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    Joanne Czarny

    Shriekback - Lined up
    Shriekback - My Spine (Is The Baseline)
    Vicious Pink - Cccan't You See
    Way Of The West - Don't Say That's Just For White Boys
    Tic Toc - anything from "Where The Picnic Was"
    Q-Feel - Dancing In Heaven
    Modern Romance - Nothing Ever Goes The Way You Plan / Queen Of The Rapping Scene

    Sherry Kean - People Talk
    Chas Jankel - Questionnaire
    Robert Hazard - Escalator Of Liife

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    Brian Wylie

    Righty ho! As Christopher just pointed out to me, correctly, that NIGHTSWIMMING is a 90s track, i'll suggest as number 10, the majestic:

     

    Killing Joke- Requiem

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U7WPI4TJImo

     

     

     

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    Hagen Dietrich

    Mental as Anything - Live it up
    Cliff Richard - Some people
    Ryan Paris - Dolce vita
    Cock Robin - The promise you made
    The Jeremy Days - Brand new toy
    Holly Johnson - Love train
    Chris de Burgh - This waiting heart
    Camouflage - The great commandment
    Bonnie Bianco - Miss you so
    Inker & Hamilton - Fancing into danger

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    ROMIE MINGELA

    Shoot High Aim Low-Yes-1987.    On The Turning Away-Pink Floyd-1987.      Red Rain-Peter Gabriel-1986.     Synchronicity-The Police-1983.   I Will Follow-U2-1981.     Red Barchetta-Rush-1981.    Scary Monsters-David Bowie-1980.    The Ghost In You-Psychedelic Furs-1982.   No One Is To Blame-Howard Jones-1985.                Twilight Zone-Golding Earing-1982.

     

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    Markus S Maier

    1) Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Welcome To The Pleasuredome

    2) Propaganda - P-Machinery

    3) Art Of Noise - Moments In Love

    4) Phillip Boa - Container Love

    5) Die Form - Savage Logic

    6) Depeche Mode - Everything Counts

    7) Spider Murphy Gang - Skandal im Sperrbezirk

    8) The Timelords - Doctorin The Tardis

    9) Savage Progress - My Soul Unwraps Tonight

    10) Icehouse - Hey Little Girl

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    Tina Kusco

    1 - Toyah - Echo Beach

    2 - Madness - The Sun And The Rain

    3 - Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Warriors Of The Wasteland

    4 - Ultravox - Astradyne

    5 - The Cure - Why Can't I Be You

    6 - Pop Will Eat Itself - There's No Love Between Us

    7 - Killing Joke - Love Like Blood

    8 - U2 - Sunday Bloody Sunday

    9 - Whitesnake - Still Of The Night

    10 - Fury In The Slaughterhouse - Time To Wonder

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    Gordon Brennan

    Sex Crimes 1984 - The Eurythmics

    Everything Counts - Depeche Mode

    View to a Kill - Duran Duran

    Cry Wolf - A-Ha

    Never Trust A Stranger - Kim Wilde

    Just An Illusion - Imagination

    La Isla Bonita - Madonna

    Set Me Free - Jaki Graham

    Temptation - Heaven 17

    Videotheque - Dollar

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    Hayley Long

    Hayley Long

    1- Amazulu - The Things The Lonely Do.

    2- Princess- Say I'm Your No1

    3- The Stone Roses- I Wanna Be Adored

    4- ABC- The Night You Murdered Love.

    5- The Stone Roses- Made Of Stone

    6- Bananarama- Love, Truth and Honesty

    7- Dee C Lee- Come Hell Or Waters High

    8- Icehouse- Hey Little Girl

    9- Kim Wilde- Never Trust A Stranger

    10- The Smiths- I Started Something I Couldn't Finish.

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    Lennaert van Mierlo
    1. Genesis - Duchess (or the whole Duke album)
    2. King Crimson - Larks' Tongue in Aspic
    3. Metallica - For Whom the Bell Tolls
    4. Faith No More - Epic
    5. OMD - Maid of Orleans
    6. Aha - Hunting High and Low
    7. Duran Duran - Save a Prayer
    8. Asia - Heat of the Moment
    9. Rick Wakeman - Elizabethan Rock/Rock Age
    10. Slayer - South of Heaven.
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    Brownpoofer
    1. "Safety Dance" by Men Without Hats

    2. "Land Down Under" by Men at Work

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