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




  • 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)

  • 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

  • Melody Jean Moreau
    1. Walk Like An Egyptian- The Bangles

    2. One Night In Bangkok- Murray Head

    3. Roam- B-52's

    4. Land Down Under- Men At Work

    5. In A Big Country- Big Country

    6. Carribbean Queen- Billy Ocean

    7. Only The Lonely- The Motels

    8. Total Elipse Of The Heart- Bonnie Tyler

    9. Celebration- Kool And The Gang

    10. Girls Just Want To Have Fun- Cyndi Lauper

  • Melody Jean Moreau
    1. I Can't Drive 55- Sammy Hager

    2. Leather and Lace- Stevie Nicks And Don Henley

    3. Tom Sawyer- Rush

    4. And The Cradle Will Rock- Van Halen

    5. Pride And Joy- Stevie Ray Vaughn And Double Trouble

    6. California Girls- David Lee Roth

    7. Mutha- Extreme

    8. Missing You- John Waite

    9. You're In Love- Ratt

    10. I Don't Believe In Love- Queensryche

  • Narndt574

    Todd Rundgren~Band the Drum All Day (1983)

    The 2 Live Crew~Me So Horny (1989)

    Sly Fox~Let's Gp All The Way (1985)

    De La Soul~Me Myself & I (1989)

    Jim Carroll Band~People Who Died (1980)

    John Haitt~Have A Little Faith In Me (1987)

    Robert Earl Keen~The Road Goes On Forever (1989)

    Howard Jones~Everlasting Love (1989)

    The Church~Under the Milky Way (1988)

    Husker Du~She Floated Away (1987)

    Robert Plant~In the Mood (1983)

  • 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)

  • 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

  • Melody Jean Moreau
    1. Head Over Heels- Tears For Fears

    2. Too Much Time On My Hands- Styx

    3. Jessie's Girl- Rick Springfield

    4. She Blinded Me With Science- Thomas Dolby

    5. Sweet Dreams[Are Made Of This] The Eurythmics

    6. 99 Luftballoons- Nena

    7. You Spin Me Round[ like a record]- Dead Or Alive

    8. Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now- Starship

    9. Should I Stay Or Should I Go- The Clash

    10. Need You Tonight- Inxs

  • Jason Lynch

    Tenpole Tudor - Swords of A Thousand Men

    Alarm - 68 Guns

    Damned - Eloise

    Big Audio Dynamite - E=MC2

    It Bites - Calling All The Heroes

    Sigue Sigue Sputnik - Love Missile F1-11

    A Guy Called Gerald - Voodoo Ray

    Style Council - Long Hot Summer

    Adam and The Ants - Stand and Deliver


  • Narndt574

    Nine Inch Nails~Sanctified (1989)

    Dire Straits~Skateaway (1980)

    Grateful Dead~Hell in a Bucket (1987)

    Grandmaster Melle Mel~ White Lines (Don't Do It) (1983)

    Styx~Too Much Time on my Hands (1981)

    Bob Dylan~Ring them Bells (1989)

    Traveling Wilburys~Tweeter and the Monkey Man (1988)

    George Clinton~Do Fries Go With that Shake? (1986)

    Grandmaster Flash & the Furious 5~The Message (1982)

  • carolsevenfold

    Two Tribes by Frankie Goes To Hollywood


    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.


  • Melody Jean Moreau
    1. Atomic- Blondie

    2. Tainted Love- Soft Cell

    3. Jump- Van Halen

    4. Time After Time- Cyndi Lauper

    5. Don't You [Forget About Me]- Simple Minds

    6. Master Of Puppets- Metallica

    7. Sweet Child 'O' Mine- Guns N Roses

    8. Rock The Casbah- The Clash

    9. Back In Black- AC/DC

    10. Billie Jean- Micheal Jackson

  • Bennett Ellis Francis

    Foreigner-  Juke Box Hero

    Bon Jovi- Wanted Dead or Alive

    Bon Jovi- Livin' On A Prayer

    Journey- Don't Stop Belivin'

    Journey- Frontiers

    Journey- Chain Reaction

    Journey- Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)

    Bryan Adams- Summer Of '69

    Scorpions- No One Like You

    Scorpions- Rock You Like A Hurricane

    WhiteSnake- Here I Go Again

    Eurythmics- King and Queen of America

    Eurythmics- Sweet Dreams [Are Made Of This]

    Def Leppard- Pour Some Sugar On Me

    Def Leppard- Rock Of Ages

    Def Leppard- Armageddon It

    Def Leppard- Die hard The Hunter

    Beastie Boys- (You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party)

    Quiet Riot- Cum On Feel The Noize

    Bangles- Walk Like An Egyptian

    Nena- 99 Luftballoons

    tommy Tutone- 867-5309/Jenny

  • 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!

  • Narndt574

    Zero Boys~ Living in the 80s

    The Replacements~ I Will Dare

    Pixies~I've Been Tired

    Black Flag~Rise Above

    Conway Twitty~Slow Hand

    Lucinda Williams~Passionate Kisses

    Dwight Yoakam~ Guitars,Cadillacs

    The Jam~That's Entertainment

    The Ramones~My

    Brain is Hanging Upside Down (Bonzo goes to Bitburg)

    Romeo Void~Never Say Never

    Warren Zevon~Ain't that Pretty at All

    Faith No More~We Care A Lot

    David Bowie~Underground

  • 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

  • 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

  • Melody Jean Moreau
    1. Living On A Prayer- Bon Jovi

    2. When Doves Cry- Prince

    3. Love Don't Live Here Anymore- Madonna

    4. Kiss On My List- Hall & Oates

    5. Eye Of The Tiger- Survivor

    6. I Love Rock "N" Roll- Joan Jett & The BlackHearts

    7. Every Breath You Take- The Police

    8. Maniac- Micheal Sembello

    9. Red Red Wine- UB40

    10. HeartBreaker- Pat Benatar

  • Michelle Mcb
    1. "Jump" -- Van Halen

    2. "Back in Black" -- AC/DC

    3. "Unchain the Night" -- Dokken

    4. "What You Give" -- Tesla

    5. "I'll Never Let You Go" -- Steelheart

    6. "Bad is Bad" -- Huey Lewis & the News

    7. "Ain't Even Done With the Night" -- John Mellencamp

    8. "Rock of Ages" -- Def Leppard

    9. "Stone in Love" -- Journey

    10. "Rock and Roll Girls" -- John Fogerty

  • Blueluna12

    The The-This Is The Day:

  • Granny Smith

    The Connells – '74-'75

    The Connells - Fun & Games

    Jane Wiedlin - Rush Hour

     lightning seeds - the life of riley


  • 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

  • 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.
  • Melody Jean Moreau
    1. Stand By Me- Mickey Gilley

    2. Driving My Life Away- Eddie Rabbit

    3. Tusk- Fleetwood Mac

    4. Purple Rain- Prince

    5. Hurts so good- John Mellencamp

    6. It's Still Rock N Roll To Me- Billy Joel

    7. GhostBusters- Ray Parker JR.

    8. Don't You Want Me- The Human League

    9. Shout- Tears For Fears

    10. Hold Me Now- The Thompson Twins

  • Melody Jean Moreau
    1. I Want A New Drug- Huey Lewis And The News

    2. Out In The Cold- Judas Priest

    3. Rock And Roll Ain't Noise Pollution

    4. Crazy Babies- Ozzy Osbourne

    5. Can't Fight This Feeling- REO Speedwagon

    6. Legs- ZZtop

    7. Urgent- Foreigner

    8. Smugglers Blues- Glenn Fry

    9. Middle Of The Road- The Pretenders

    10. If Looks could kill- Heart

  • Jason Vaysberg

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

  • Norman Bates

    1 - Depeche Mode - It's called a heart

    2 - Pet Shop Boys - Can you forgive her?

    3 - Spandau Ballet - Highly strung

    4 - Talk Talk - Living in another world

    5 - Propaganda - P-Machinery

    6 - Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Rage hard

    7 - A-Ha - I've been losing you

    8 - Dead or Alive - Something in my house

    9 - Mango - Oro

    10 - Simple Mind - Someone Somewhere (In Summertime)

  • 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


  • Nanette Graham

    My picks for this list are -

    Aztec Camera - Somewhere in my heart

    Climie Fisher - Love changes everything

    Danny Wilson - Mary's prayer

    Sam Brown - Stop

    Neneh Cherry - Buffalo Stance

    Terence Trent Derby - Sign your name

    Hall & Oates - You make my dreams

    Jane Wiedlin - Rush Hour

    Texas - I don't want a lover

    Swing out Sister - Breakout

    All About Eve - Martha's Harbour

    Roachford - Cuddly Toy

    Martha and the Muffins - Echo Beach

    The Clash - Train in Vain

    Madonna - Live to tell

    U2 - All I want is you

    Erasure - Chorus

    Sydney Youngblood - If only I could

    Fairground Attraction - Find my love

    Mike & the mechanics - The living years

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