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Welcome back to the Totally Awesome 80’s!  

A time when our clothes were bright and vivid (nobody had to tell us to NOT eat the laundry soap!). A time before cell phones,  and it was the very beginning of a time of personal computers. We had some unforgettable tunes, and that is what we’re focusing on today!

So, grab your big plastic earrings, put on your acid washed jeans, and let’s dance! 

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Today’s Playlist

  1. 1980 - Escape (The Pina Colada Song) - Rupert Holmes

  2. 1981 - Elvira - The Oak Ridge Boys

  3. 1982 - Eye Of The Tiger - Survivor

  4. 1983 - Electric Avenue - Eddy Grant

  5. 1984 - Eyes Without A Face - Billy Idol

  6. 1985 - Everybody Wants To Rule The World - Tears For Fears

  7. 1986 - Election Day - Arcadia

  8. 1987 - Everybody Have Fun Tonight - Wang Chung

  9. 1988 - Electric Blue - Icehouse

  10. 1989 - Eternal Flame - The Bangles

Come back tomorrow to see what ‘F’ songs are reppin’ the 80s! 



  1. Mary,

    Thanks for providing another wonderful playlist for me to listen to while I do various things in Blogosphere and around the house. It's a joy to have nice music playing in the background. Your theme hits the spot with me!

    Join me on Curious as a Cathy for today's Looney Tunes Art Sketch of Elmer Fudd! Happy A2Zing, my friends!

  2. I love the playlist but I am surprised that I don't know the last song or Election Day. How I danced to Wang Chun. In 1983/84, I went to Brock University and I saw Billy Idol in concert there. Because it was party week, I think tickets cost something like $20 or maybe even $10. My friends and I were shocked that Billy Idol was here.

  3. Tears for Fears were one of my favourites through the 80s! Great tune!

  4. Elvira. I'm going to have that stuck in my head all day now...

  5. Oh how I loved Wang Chung--for a short while. They were like a flash in the pan. But I still enjoy hearing their music.

    Arlee Bird
    Tossing It Out


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