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59. Saftey Dance (nt)
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  -What is the greatest pop song from the 80s? ChavezSpeakstheTruth  Jan-14-06 05:50 PM   #0 
  - Video Killed the Radio Star, The Buggles  DainBramaged   Jan-14-06 05:51 PM   #1 
  - Or maybe Cars by Gary Numan  ChavezSpeakstheTruth   Jan-14-06 05:54 PM   #4 
     - Both Cars and Video Killed are from 1979.  tuvor   Jan-14-06 06:07 PM   #19 
     - That's what Satan wants you to believe  ChavezSpeakstheTruth   Jan-14-06 06:19 PM   #25 
     - I still think they qualify, who knew before MTV?  DainBramaged   Jan-14-06 06:22 PM   #29 
     - We're starting to come near the disco/new wave argument  ChavezSpeakstheTruth   Jan-14-06 06:24 PM   #31 
     - Well...me.  tuvor   Jan-14-06 06:39 PM   #38 
        - Here it is, UK Amazon  DainBramaged   Jan-14-06 06:43 PM   #39 
           - Well, at least I now know that it's out there.  tuvor   Jan-14-06 06:55 PM   #42 
     - I beg to differ.  Left Is Write   Jan-14-06 08:07 PM   #52 
        - I understand.  tuvor   Jan-14-06 08:17 PM   #56 
        - It's usually determined by when the song hits the charts...  Left Is Write   Jan-14-06 08:23 PM   #60 
        - !  ChavezSpeakstheTruth   Jan-15-06 05:10 AM   #73 
     - Gary Numan, great music  DainBramaged   Jan-14-06 06:15 PM   #22 
     - ooooh yeah!  Texasgal   Jan-14-06 06:23 PM   #30 
  - Either that or All Night Long by  Jamastiene   Jan-14-06 05:52 PM   #2 
  - My dog was hit by a car when I was 8 and listening to that song  ChavezSpeakstheTruth   Jan-14-06 05:53 PM   #3 
  - I can see why it would be after that.  Jamastiene   Jan-14-06 06:17 PM   #23 
  - Oh my God, Jama, I LOVE that song!  WritingIsMyReligion   Jan-14-06 06:20 PM   #27 
     - I loved it too.  Jamastiene   Jan-14-06 07:08 PM   #43 
  - "pop song from the 80's" and "greatest" are two concepts I can't reconcile  Radical Activist   Jan-14-06 05:54 PM   #5 
  - ok then  ChavezSpeakstheTruth   Jan-14-06 05:54 PM   #7 
  - I just wanted to get that off my chest. Thanks. n/t  Radical Activist   Jan-14-06 05:55 PM   #8 
  - Besides today's rap and hiphop?  WritingIsMyReligion   Jan-14-06 06:21 PM   #28 
     - I'll take Kanye West over Culture Club any day of the week.  Radical Activist   Jan-14-06 06:27 PM   #35 
  - Owner Of A Lonely Heart - Yes.  Alexander   Jan-14-06 05:54 PM   #6 
  - OOOOH - but what of Leave It from the same album?  ChavezSpeakstheTruth   Jan-14-06 05:55 PM   #10 
  - Voices Carry  minkyboodle   Jan-14-06 05:55 PM   #9 
  - They sure do!  ChavezSpeakstheTruth   Jan-14-06 05:56 PM   #11 
  - That one's in the running.  Spider Jerusalem   Jan-14-06 05:56 PM   #12 
  - Ok ok  ChavezSpeakstheTruth   Jan-14-06 05:57 PM   #13 
  - That's a good choice....  terrya   Jan-14-06 05:57 PM   #14 
  - Where do we go from here? Is it down to the lake I fear?  ChavezSpeakstheTruth   Jan-14-06 06:02 PM   #15 
  - Take on Me by A-Ha, perhaps.  tuvor   Jan-14-06 06:04 PM   #16 
  - It certainly wins best keytaur solo of the 80s  GirlinContempt   Jan-15-06 08:04 AM   #85 
  - How Soon is Now - The Smiths  supernova   Jan-14-06 06:04 PM   #17 
  - I second this.  djeseru   Jan-14-06 06:08 PM   #20 
  - It's still a fav of mine  supernova   Jan-14-06 06:09 PM   #21 
     - I agree with you.  djeseru   Jan-14-06 06:18 PM   #24 
  - But don't forget the songs that made you smile  alcibiades_mystery   Jan-15-06 09:28 AM   #91 
  - both great songs, but  NewJeffCT   Jan-15-06 09:34 AM   #93 
  - Hey, I can't help it  supernova   Jan-15-06 03:06 PM   #109 
  - Supernova -- You named my two favorites!  Oregonian   Jan-15-06 01:49 PM   #101 
     - Here's to great taste!  supernova   Jan-15-06 03:06 PM   #110 
  - Modern English, I Melt With You  Daisy Adair   Jan-14-06 06:06 PM   #18 
  - What of West End Girls by the Pet Shop Boys?  ChavezSpeakstheTruth   Jan-14-06 06:20 PM   #26 
     - Oh God, my misspent youth  DainBramaged   Jan-14-06 06:25 PM   #32 
     - I refuse to let this time ever die in my heart  ChavezSpeakstheTruth   Jan-14-06 06:27 PM   #34 
     - Oh yes.. or INFORMATION SOCIETY What's On Your Mind (Pure Energy)  Daisy Adair   Jan-14-06 06:28 PM   #37 
  - How about "Tempted"  Texasgal   Jan-14-06 06:25 PM   #33 
  - No fucking doubt!  ChavezSpeakstheTruth   Jan-14-06 06:27 PM   #36 
     - "Squeeze" was a very underrated band...that was a classic.  grannylib   Jan-15-06 03:02 PM   #105 
  - Billie Jean  Cocoa   Jan-14-06 06:45 PM   #40 
  - Goddamm, you people are hopeless  Gatchaman   Jan-14-06 06:50 PM   #41 
     - good heavens miss Yakamoto - YOU'RE BEAUTIFUL!  ChavezSpeakstheTruth   Jan-15-06 05:28 AM   #74 
     - Billie Jean is a great song  Inspired   Jan-15-06 09:21 AM   #90 
  - "Hero Takes a Fall" by the Bangles  whoisalhedges   Jan-14-06 07:09 PM   #44 
  - God I hate you!  ChavezSpeakstheTruth   Jan-14-06 07:26 PM   #48 
  - Why?  whoisalhedges   Jan-14-06 07:31 PM   #50 
     - Cause I don't get to bed down with you at night!  ChavezSpeakstheTruth   Jan-14-06 07:36 PM   #51 
  - I second the Husker Du song.  HughBeaumont   Jan-15-06 03:33 PM   #118 
  - Definately "Come on Eileen"  tallahasseedem   Jan-14-06 07:10 PM   #45 
  - "everybody wants to rule the world" by : tears for fears....  wildhorses   Jan-14-06 07:19 PM   #46 
  - C'mon!!!!!! "RELAX" By Frankie Goes To Hollywood  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Jan-14-06 07:22 PM   #47 
  - How could we forget  DainBramaged   Jan-14-06 07:28 PM   #49 
  - I'd have a hard time choosing, but would ultimately go with "Cars"  Left Is Write   Jan-14-06 08:09 PM   #53 
  - Softcell "Tainted Love"  ok_cpu   Jan-14-06 08:09 PM   #54 
  - A second vote for Tainted Love; also...  PassingFair   Jan-16-06 08:22 AM   #135 
  - Whatever it is, it's got to be by Erasure  gollygee   Jan-14-06 08:16 PM   #55 
  - Too hard to pick.  xmas74   Jan-14-06 08:19 PM   #57 
  - Edge of Seventeen by Stevie Nicks.  2bfree   Jan-14-06 08:21 PM   #58 
  - Saftey Dance (nt)  DanCa   Jan-14-06 08:22 PM   #59 
  - "I Love a Man in Uniform" by Gang of Four  swag   Jan-14-06 08:24 PM   #61 
  - I knew  GirlinContempt   Jan-15-06 07:56 AM   #82 
     - Don't know whether it's true or not, but there is a persistent legend  swag   Jan-15-06 12:13 PM   #99 
        - I have to see this  enigmatic   Jan-16-06 01:05 AM   #123 
  - wait anything by Elton John at the time.  DanCa   Jan-14-06 08:30 PM   #62 
  - In Neon  Inspired   Jan-15-06 09:20 AM   #89 
  - "Just Like Heaven" - The Cure  wxmike   Jan-14-06 08:44 PM   #63 
  - or "Pictures of You"  Daisy Adair   Jan-15-06 11:29 AM   #95 
  - I love that song  HEyHEY   Jan-16-06 01:17 AM   #130 
  - "Ship of Fools" by World Party  6000eliot   Jan-14-06 08:56 PM   #64 
  - "In Your Eyes" Peter Gabriel.  nytemare   Jan-14-06 08:59 PM   #65 
  - any of Blondie's 80s music, or how about  Flaxbee   Jan-15-06 12:55 AM   #66 
  - "A Million Miles Away"- The Plimsouls  enigmatic   Jan-15-06 12:58 AM   #67 
  - Any Duran Duran song .  CarolinaPeridot   Jan-15-06 01:22 AM   #68 
  - "Take Me Home Tonight" by Eddie Money  SmileyBoy   Jan-15-06 01:23 AM   #69 
  - Eddie Money lookin like no one be 'takin him home tonight.  DainBramaged   Jan-15-06 01:36 AM   #70 
  - 70+ responses and nobody has posted "Blue Monday" or "Love Will Tear..."?!  CanuckAmok   Jan-15-06 01:42 AM   #71 
  - New Order  GirlinContempt   Jan-15-06 07:58 AM   #83 
  - Love will Tear Us Apart  alcibiades_mystery   Jan-15-06 09:32 AM   #92 
  - A Flock of Seagulls  XemaSab   Jan-15-06 01:42 AM   #72 
  - In the Navy  B Calm   Jan-15-06 05:33 AM   #75 
  - That's the 70s  ChavezSpeakstheTruth   Jan-15-06 05:59 AM   #76 
     - Well then, I guess there weren't any great pop songs in the 80's.  B Calm   Jan-15-06 06:10 AM   #79 
  - Never Tear Us Apart - INXS  Inspired   Jan-15-06 06:00 AM   #77 
  - oooh - good call  ChavezSpeakstheTruth   Jan-15-06 06:27 AM   #81 
  - Why thank you  Inspired   Jan-15-06 09:14 AM   #88 
  - very good call  fishwax   Jan-15-06 11:02 PM   #121 
  - "are you ready for the sex girls" by the gleaming spires  JVS   Jan-15-06 06:05 AM   #78 
  - I wasn't ready for that  ChavezSpeakstheTruth   Jan-15-06 06:12 AM   #80 
  - Walk This Way by Run-DMC  AngryAmish   Jan-15-06 08:01 AM   #84 
  - A Million Miles Away by the Plimsouls  taterguy   Jan-15-06 08:55 AM   #86 
  - Love that song!  Oregonian   Jan-15-06 01:54 PM   #102 
  - Walking on Sunshine - Katrina and the Waves  new_beawr   Jan-15-06 08:58 AM   #87 
  - "Wouldn't It Be Good" Nik Kershaw  JulieRB   Jan-15-06 10:49 AM   #94 
  - Good picks!  Oregonian   Jan-15-06 01:55 PM   #103 
  - "Don't Get Me Wrong" - The Pretenders.  speedoo   Jan-15-06 11:44 AM   #96 
  - Wide Boy Awake - Billy Hyaena  CanuckAmok   Jan-15-06 11:45 AM   #97 
  - So many to choose from!  hiaasenrocks   Jan-15-06 11:49 AM   #98 
  - You'd Better Be Home Soon, by Crowded House  fishwax   Jan-15-06 01:36 PM   #100 
  - *lol* Didn't see this post until after I posted mine - nice to see another  grannylib   Jan-15-06 03:04 PM   #108 
  - very cool  fishwax   Jan-15-06 11:01 PM   #120 
  - That song should have been a HUGE hit.  RandomKoolzip   Jan-15-06 03:12 PM   #114 
     - thanks (and I agree)  fishwax   Jan-15-06 11:01 PM   #119 
  - That actually got airplay? "Don't Dream It's Over" by Crowded House.  grannylib   Jan-15-06 03:01 PM   #104 
  - a nod to "Walk Like an Egyptian" and "Venus".  CanuckAmok   Jan-15-06 03:03 PM   #106 
  - Translator - Everywhere That I'm Not  DBoon   Jan-15-06 03:04 PM   #107 
  - I remember that one!  HughBeaumont   Jan-15-06 03:31 PM   #117 
  - Heart and Soul by T'Pau  SlavesandBulldozers   Jan-15-06 03:07 PM   #111 
  - Mike and the Mechanics "In the Living Years" was also a real jewel  grannylib   Jan-15-06 03:08 PM   #112 
  - Anything deconstructed by Patrick Bateman is an 80s classic, by default.  CanuckAmok   Jan-16-06 01:14 AM   #127 
  - Sniff. That song reminds me of my dad.  SeattleGirl   Jan-16-06 01:15 AM   #128 
  - "Wild Wild West" by Escape Club  El Fuego   Jan-15-06 03:10 PM   #113 
  - Oh I love that song  supernova   Jan-15-06 03:13 PM   #116 
  - "Shakin'" by Eddie Money.  RandomKoolzip   Jan-15-06 03:13 PM   #115 
  - 'Just like Heaven' The Cure--or something by Talking Heads or Pet Shop Boy  Adenoid_Hynkel   Jan-16-06 12:07 AM   #122 
  - "And I ran, I ran so far away....  Fox Mulder   Jan-16-06 01:10 AM   #124 
  - The Outfield - Your Love. nt.  k_jerome   Jan-16-06 01:11 AM   #125 
  - Devo or Sparks  bliss_eternal   Jan-16-06 01:13 AM   #126 
  - Where the streets have no name  HEyHEY   Jan-16-06 01:16 AM   #129 
  - "No One Is to Blame" by Howard Jones  njdemocrat106   Jan-16-06 01:21 AM   #131 
  - "Patrick Bateman: Do you like Huey Lewis and the news?  CanuckAmok   Jan-16-06 01:24 AM   #132 
  - Modern English  GrpCaptMandrake   Jan-16-06 02:02 AM   #133 
  - "Lady Sniff" Butthole Surfers  mitchum   Jan-16-06 08:11 AM   #134 
  - Jenny (867-5309)  NaturalHigh   Jan-16-06 09:24 AM   #136 
  - "Once in a Lifetime" Talking Heads  kwassa   Jan-16-06 09:31 AM   #137 
 

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