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Who Did That 1980s Song #1

Name the musical artists behind these hits from the 1980s.
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First submittedJanuary 20, 2013
Last updatedSeptember 4, 2018
Times taken90,251
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Song
Artist
Livin' on a Prayer
Bon Jovi
Billie Jean
Michael Jackson
Like a Virgin
Madonna
Don't Stop Believing
Journey
Walk Like an Egyptian
The Bangles
Welcome to the Jungle
Guns N' Roses
Love Shack
The B-52's
Hungry Like the Wolf
Duran Duran
Every Breath You Take
The Police
Born in the U.S.A.
Bruce Springsteen
Song
Artist
Fight For Your Right
Beastie Boys
Super Freak
Rick James
Little Red Corvette
Prince
Girls Just Want to Have Fun
Cyndi Lauper
Rock Me Amadeus
Falco
Jack & Diane
John Mellencamp
Tainted Love
Soft Cell
Don't Worry, Be Happy
Bobby McFerrin
Uptown Girl
Billy Joel
We're Not Gonna Take It
Twisted Sister
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level 71
Sep 9, 2010
Rock me Amadeus...nice pull. Only one I missed.
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level 44
Mar 19, 2011
i know most of these but cant remember who made them
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level 53
Aug 26, 2011
MIssed 5 and could sing them all just couldn't remember the artists! Aarrgh
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level 44
Oct 27, 2011
Missed 1, not bad for 93 :D. I knew the last one too, bloody Falco
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level 72
Jun 10, 2019
You're 93 years old. That's impressive.
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level 17
Nov 28, 2011
i knew half or more of them but i didn't know who they were by (except for billie jean)
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level 25
May 24, 2012
20/20 on the first try, and I was born in 96 :)
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level 48
Nov 2, 2012
Kudos for accepting "The Boss"
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level 73
May 30, 2013
Kudos revoked for not accepting GNR
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level 50
Nov 16, 2012
100% with 3 minutes to spare. love the 80's music.
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level 35
Feb 21, 2014
Knew them all except for Little Red Corvette. Never really was into prince. I forgot it was the Bangles, and then couldn't spell McFerrin.
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level 51
Jul 8, 2014
Jack and Diane was done when John Mellencamp was John Cougar.
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level 2
Jul 19, 2014
70%. Not too bad considering I was born in '97.
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level 79
Aug 3, 2015
Like 80's music? Try my 80's album quiz Herel
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level 50
Aug 3, 2015
9/20 My love for 80s music is reflected in my score.
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level 57
Aug 3, 2015
An easy 20/20. All of these were huge, radio friendly hits.
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level 82
Aug 4, 2015
For all you born AFTER the 80s. You know these, cause these are CLASSICS. Now, in the 90s or 2000s there's so many less songs that last even a year. You won't know them at all, but you know these. Think about it.
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level 47
Aug 6, 2015
I can't believe more people got Soft Cell than Twisted Sister. As of the day I did it anyway...
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level 34
Feb 4, 2016
Is there an 80's 1 hit wonder. Soft Cell would qualify - must be referring to their brain.
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level 34
Feb 4, 2016
Replace Soft Cell - Tainted Blood with Go-Go's. HUGE in the 80's, as well as Billy Idol, Def Leppard and a slew of others!
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level 48
Jul 19, 2016
Born '02, got 'em all except for Rock me Amadeus
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level 65
Dec 7, 2016
20/20 with 3:08 left. I don't think I ever left the 80s..
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level 35
Mar 9, 2017
Call me a blasphemer, or whatever, I love 80s music but HATE Journey.
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level 60
Jun 8, 2019
There are two kinds of music fans: Journey fans and liars.
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level 68
Aug 18, 2017
3:08 left. Love me some '80s music. Summer of '69 was great in '85
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level 7
Jun 22, 2018
20/20 and I’m 12, Viva Hysteria!
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level 72
Jun 25, 2018
Sad 2/3 of music quizees know Bobby McFerrin.
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level 25
Jan 3, 2019
Did anyone else think "Don't Worry, Be Happy" was Bob Marley?
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level 48
Jun 8, 2019
Nope, but then again I am Jamaican. Lol
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level 69
Jun 8, 2019
Soft cell had numerous hits in the UK.