Name That ’80s Song!
Gone are the days of big hair, plastic neon bracelets and acid-washed jeans, but the music of the ’80s will forever live in our hearts! Maybe those tunes sound familiar when you hear them, but can you actually name the songs that comprise the soundtrack of the ’80s? Take this quiz and find out!
The King of Pop sang an anti-gang anthem in this 1983 video:
- "Beat It"
- "Rock with You"
How about this song from Wham! (1984):
You put the boom-boom into my heart,
You send my soul sky high when your lovin' starts
- "Careless Whisper"
- "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go"
- "I'm Your Man"
- "Everything She Wants"
Duran Duran filmed this 1982 video aboard a yacht for a song about a woman named after a river:
- "Hungry Like the Wolf"
- "Wild Boys"
- "The Reflex"
Do you know your Madonna (1983)?
Come on shine your heavenly body tonight
'Cause I know you're gonna make everything all right
- "Lucky Star"
- "Like a Virgin"
Lionel Richie admittedly made up African lyrics for this 1983 hit because he didn't have time to hire a translator:
- "All Night Long (All Night)"
- "Say You, Say Me"
- "Penny Lover"
Name that classic Bon Jovi (1986) hit:
Gina works the diner all day,
Working for her man
She brings home her pay
For love, for love
- "Wanted Dead or Alive"
- "I'll Be There for You"
- "Livin' on a Prayer"
- "You Give Love a Bad Name"
The Bangles created a new dance craze thanks to this video for the group's 1986 hit.
- "Walk Like an Egyptian"
- "Eternal Flame"
- "Manic Monday"
- "Hazy Shade of Winter"
Think of Annie Lennox's vocals in the Eurythmics (1983) song:
I travel the world and the seven seas,
Everybody's looking for something
- "Who's That Girl?"
- "Right by Your Side"
- "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)"
- "Love is a Stranger"
Milli Vanilli (1988) "sang" this song:
I'm in love with you girl 'cause you're on my mind,
You're the one I think about most every time
- "All or Nothing"
- "Girl You Know It's True"
- "It's Your Thing"
- "Blame It on the Rain"
This 1985 Starship song features references to San Francisco, New York, and Cleveland:
- "Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now"
- "We Built This City"
- "Set the Night to Music"
- "It's Not Over ('Til It's Over)"