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10 Songs That Shouldn't Have Left the '80s

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1. Ray Parker Jr. - Ghostbusters

2. The Pointer Sisters - Jump

3. The Pointer Sisters - I'm So Excited

4. Van Halen - Jump

5. Michael Jackson - Beat it

6. Paula Abdul - Straight Up

7. Cindy Lauper - Girls Just Want To Have Fun 

8. Wham! - Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go

9. Starship - We Built This City

10. Kool & The Gang - Celebration

Bonus: All of Kool Moe Dee songs

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you know who wouldn't stand for this kinda nonsense?

joewilly, that's who. 

You're lucky you started this thread this week. 

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1 hour ago, STLuLu said:

1. Ray Parker Jr. - Ghostbusters

2. The Pointer Sisters - Jump

3. The Pointer Sisters - I'm So Excited

4. Van Halen - Jump

5. Michael Jackson - Beat it

6. Paula Abdul - Straight Up

7. Cindy Lauper - Girls Just Want To Have Fun 

8. Wham! - Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go

9. Starship - We Built This City

10. Kool & The Gang - Celebration

Bonus: All of Kool Moe Dee songs

Do NOT sully the good name of Kool Moe Dee!

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1 hour ago, STLuLu said:

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This is the exact moment you lost credibility forever. 

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1 hour ago, JTJet said:

This is the exact moment you lost credibility forever. 

Being a Jets' fan is the moment we all lost credibility. 

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1 hour ago, STLuLu said:

Being a Jets' fan is the moment we all lost credibility. 

Well played..... well played....

tip hat thank you GIF by Captain Obvious

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On 11/28/2020 at 6:33 PM, freestater said:

you know who wouldn't stand for this kinda nonsense?

joewilly, that's who. 

You're lucky you started this thread this week. 

Why?  Did somebody mention songs that should not have left the 80's in the game thread? 

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I'm about as big a Who fan as you will find.  But they produced  a bunch of dogsh*t tunes in the 80s.  This one makes me cringe.

 

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On 12/1/2020 at 2:02 PM, munchmemory said:

I'm about as big a Who fan as you will find.  But they produced  a bunch of dogsh*t tunes in the 80s.  This one makes me cringe.

 

They don't play it in concert because Townsend is a bit embarrassed about this song. Was inspired by his drug-fueled attempt to get the actress Theresa Russell to leaver her husband for him. Big fan of them too but this song is not very good. 

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New Jersey still produced some great acts in the 80's though.  The Smithereens are one of my all time favorite bands.  RIP Pat!

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11 hours ago, Bugg said:

They don't play it in concert because Townsend is a bit embarrassed about this song. Was inspired by his drug-fueled attempt to get the actress Theresa Russell to leaver her husband for him. Big fan of them too but this song is not very good. 

Thanks for this, Bugg.   Yeah, I read Pete's book and know this story.  I'd be devastated too if I missed a shot at Theresa Russell from those days.  She was so gorgeous.  Still doesn't absolve Petee from writing that POS song, though.  lol

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12 hours ago, pdxgreen said:

New Jersey still produced some great acts in the 80's though.  The Smithereens are one of my all time favorite bands.  RIP Pat!

listen, to each his own but, sorry NJ, you can keep BJ to yourselves

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2 hours ago, peebag said:

I kinda like Athena

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That's fine.  Just not my cup of tea.

14 hours ago, pdxgreen said:

New Jersey still produced some great acts in the 80's though.  The Smithereens are one of my all time favorite bands.  RIP Pat!

I crank up my amp and play this at least once per week.  Love The Smithereens, too.   Great riff.

 

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40 minutes ago, munchmemory said:

That's fine.  Just not my cup of tea.

I crank up my amp and play this at least once per week.  Love The Smithereens, too.   Great riff.

 

They really don't get enough credit.  The Smithereens had a effect on a lot of bands that ended up becoming stars in the 90's.  A lot like King's X.  One of Kurt Cobain's favorite albums was Especially For You.

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On 11/28/2020 at 7:23 PM, St Louie Jet Fan said:

Do NOT sully the good name of Kool Moe Dee!

I'm with him. Kool Moe Dee needs to be removed from this list immediately. I'm about to go jam "I Go To Work" about 10 times in a row. 

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On 11/28/2020 at 6:35 PM, TokyoJetsFan said:

 

Damnit!  I clicked on this link and I got Rick Rolled!  Never saw it coming.

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On 12/4/2020 at 1:21 PM, munchmemory said:

That's fine.  Just not my cup of tea.

I crank up my amp and play this at least once per week.  Love The Smithereens, too.   Great riff.

 

I saw them live in the late 80s (maybe 89?) at an on campus concert at FAU in Boca. They hung out and drank with a few of us at the Rathskeller Bar on campus after the event. Good times.

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Here is the original demo of Athena, when it was called "Theresa".  Like or hate the tune (I happen to be closer to the "like" side of the spectrum), you might find this version interesting.  Quite a bit different from the "It's Hard" version.  

 

 

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This was all over the radio and hated it every time I got stuck listening to it.

 

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