80s music

The 80s were chockful of New Wave power ballads, synthesizers, drum machines, and no shortage of Madonna and Michael Jackson.

Tom Bakera month ago
Legendary Lost
Round about, oh, say twenty-five years ago, there was a hole-in-the-wall record shop in Fairmount, Indiana called "Most Music." I'm going to assume it's long gone, although I couldn't say for certain....
Eric Allen2 months ago
Bananarama: 'In Stereo'
“Been a long time, been a, been a long time…” Britain’s all-time best-selling female group Bananarama, has just returned from a decade of radio silence with a fabtastic all new full-length titled In S...
Sean Callaghan2 months ago
'21 at 33'
21 at 33, Elton John's first album of the 1980s, was released on May 13, 1980. The album title refers to the fact that this was Elton's 21st release at the age of 33—a pretty good pace for a 12-year p...
Sarah Loyd3 months ago
The Top Ten Best One-Hit Wonders from the 1980s
The 80s probably had the most one-hit wonders in music history. It also had the most iconic novelty acts and singles. In honor of the big and crazy 80s, I made a top 10 list of the decade's best one-h...
Suzanne Rothberg4 months ago
Concert Review: Cheap Trick Still Amazes Fans at The Capitol Theatre
The legendary hard rock band delivered an unforgettable performance at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester.
WatchMojo 4 months ago
Top 10 Queen Songs
They will rock you. Welcome to WatchMojo.com and today we’re counting down our picks for the top 10 Queen songs.
WatchMojo 5 months ago
Top 10 Cheesiest One-Hit Wonders of the 1980s
Who says cheesy has to be bad? Welcome to WatchMojo.com, and today we’re counting down our picks for the top 10 cheesiest one-hit wonders of the 1980s. For this list, we’ve chosen acts that were stron...
Mimo le Singe5 months ago
Music Video Review: 'Women' by Def Leppard (1987)
I absolutely adore Def Leppard, and I hope that I'll finally get to rock out at one of their concerts someday. From "Pour Some Sugar On Me" to "Hysteria" and other massive hits in between, it's hard t...
Rasma Raisters6 months ago
Rock and Roll with Bryan Adams
Bryan Adams is a Canadian musician, singer, actor, and producer. He came into this world as Bryan Guy Adams on November 5, 1959. Both of his parents were British and relocated from England to Canada. ...
Chris Jones8 months ago
A Musical History: 1982
So, here we are at 1982—a year that I always credit with helping me become me. I've tried something different this time and for the rest of these posts—I'm giving you some personal background to the y...
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Art Sanchez9 months ago
80s Songs You Might Have Loved but Make You Cringe Today
The 1980s get a bad rap when it comes to pop music, but the decade actually produced some great sing-along and dance-along tunes. Anyone who doesn't recognize the genius of "Come on Eileen" doesn't understand what makes some pop songs great and others forgettable. That being said, the 80s also produced some truly terrible pop songs. You might have sung along with them back in the day, but try listening to these tunes today. You'll cringe. I guarantee it. So, without further delay, here are a han...
mina johnsona year ago
Girl Groups to Listen To
From the Spice Girls in the 90s to Little Mix now, the world has seen a whole lot of girl groups. The Fader released an article in June of 2018 hosting the question, "Where are all the girl groups?" I...
Chris Jonesa year ago
A Musical History: 1981
Following on from my trip down memory lane for 1980, now it's time to delve into 1981 and the gems this year produced. By this time, synth music had taken its hold and the charts were flooded with all...
Chris Jonesa year ago
A Musical History: 1980
Following on from my recent piece about growing up in the 80s, I wanted to share my favourite music from each year in a series of posts. Going back like this, for me anyway, shows the progress of band...
Abdullah Masooda year ago
5 of Michael Jackson's Best Music Videos
I've always been a fan of MJ. Ever since I was a little kid, my dad used to play the songs on the radio, his old CD/casette player, or some other place. But what truly brings a person to love Michael ...
Sarah Loyda year ago
Classic Hits Are Turned into Epic Trailer Music
The standard for modern pop music usually involves some electronic beats and auto-tuned vocals. Then we have artists like J2 and Hidden Citizens who turn these pop hits into an epic score worthy of movie soundtracks. Classics such as "Lean on Me" or Michael Jackson's "Man in the Mirror"(which can be heard in the video above) are reproduced into what is called an epic trailer version. These epic versions have gained enough recognition to be used in promos for TV and films. Let us not forget the m...
Chuck Knight2 years ago
Readers' Review: Toro y Moi - Boo Boo
I've been an avid fan of Toro y Moi, Chaz Bundicks' multi-instrumental project band since 2011's Underneath The Pine, a thoughtful album that felt like the perfect intersection of Funk, R&B, and Elect...
Carlos Gonzalez2 years ago
8EEZ Playlist: Tom Petty (R.I.P.)
"And I'm Free. Free Fallin'." Hello, one and all. First, an announcement. The 8EEZ Playlist will be no more after this. After much consideration, my buddy Calvin "Oates" Cherry have decided to drop th...