Xenophon's Awesome 80s Ipod list

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    Since I love 80s music (and 70s, and 60s, but those are other threads) I want to hear what everyone thinks are the essentials 80s songs for an Ipod list, with youtube links to the songs natch, so i can clip them and add them to my pod. ;)

    I'll add songs to the opening posts as they appear, and I'll start with the first few songs.

    List (so far)

    1. I ran - Flock of Seagulls
    2. Just can't get enough - Depeche Mode
    3. Sweet Dreams (are made of this) - Eurythmics
    4. Rebell Yell - Billy Idol
    5. Safety Dance - Men without Hats
    6. Welcome to the Jungle - Guns N Roses
    7. Don't stop believen - Journey
    8. Come on Eileen - Dexy's midnight Runners
    9. In the air tonight - Phil Collins
    10. I melt for you - Modern English
    11. Start me up - Rolling Stones
    12. Under Pressure - Queen/Bowie
    13. Take on me - Aha
    14. Jump Van Halen
    15. She blinded me with Science - Thomas Dolby
    16. Sweet Child of Mine - Guns N Roses
    17. Pour some sugar on me - Def Leopard
    18. How soon is now - The Smiths
    19. Panama - Van halen
    20. The sun shines on TV - Aha
    21. Maneater - Hall & Oates
    22. Billy jean - Micheal Jackson
    23. Break up song - Greg Kihn Band
    24. Sharp Dressed man - ZZ Top
    25. Crazy Train - Ozzie Osbourne
    26. Every Rose has its Thorn - Poison
    27. Girls just wanna have fun - Cyndi Lauper
    28. Hold me now - Thompson Twins
     
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    First up, the song that for me defines the 80s new wave sound, Flock of Seagulls, 'I ran.'

    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uUjIA3Rt7gk[/ame]
     
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    This song is so 80s, so is the video, depeche Mode, 'I just can't get enough'.

    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MipUFnJH994[/ame]
     
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    Eurythmics had such a distinctive look and sound, and great music too. 'Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)'

    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qeMFqkcPYcg[/ame]
     
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    The fist pumping king, Billy Idol...'Rebell Yell'

    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ToeY7MkCm0c[/ame]
     
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    A great one hit wonder, Men without hats 'Safety Dance'.

    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HcOZ6xFxJqg[/ame]
     
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    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LuN6gs0AJls[/ame]

    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ed36UQX8kXQ[/ame]
     
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    I am too lazy to link to a clip but I once crashed my car into an Arkansas cow fence (on a farm owned by a guy named Ronald Reagan, I kid you not) to Relax, by Frankie Goes To Hollywood.

    Put that on your Ipod, but don't drive.
     
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    Another great one hit wonder, Thomas Dolby 'She blinded me with science'.

    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V83JR2IoI8k&feature=fvst[/ame]
     
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    GnR belong on any 80's list:

    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E1WUMRgbPR0&feature=related[/ame]
     

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