(Closed) HELP=AMAZING 80’s DANCE SONGS NEEDED!

posted 6 years ago in Music
Post # 3
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 2012

80s hits at our wedding:

Walking on Sunshine (Katrina and the Waves)

Come On Eileen (Dexy’s Midnight Runners)

Like a Prayer (Madonna)

Kiss (Prince)

Burning Down the House (Talking Heads)

I Melt With You (Modern English)

Take on Me (A-Ha)

Turning Japanese (The Vapors)

Faith (George Michael)

White Wedding, Pt 1 (Billy Idol)

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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: February 2012

Womak Womak: Teardrops

Cyndi Lauper: Girls just Wanna Have Fun

Flashdance soundtrack (too many AMAZING tracks to list – but Maniac is at the top)

Footloose soundtrack – errrr Dancing movie – loads of hits to choose from!

Lionel Richie: Dancing on the Ceiling, All Night Long, Celebration

Blondie: Heart of Glass amongst many

Depeche Mode: Just Can’t Get Enough

Human League: Don’t you Want Me Baby

Kim Wilde: Kids in America

Soft Cell: Tainted Love

Taking Heads: Burning Down the House

The Buggles: Video Killed the Radio Star

Tony Basil: Mickey

The Bangles: Walk like an Egyptian amongst many others

Kool and the Gang: Get down on it

Salt N Pepa: Push it

Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch – Good Vibrations

Grandmaster Slice – Eletric Slide

Whilst I was looking for others I came across this website: http://english.partyboerse.net/playlist_80s.html – which will kinda just sort youout totally.  I’m sorry – but I’m off to find all these songs for my own rpivate collection!

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Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

Nena – 99 Luftballoons/ 99 Red Balloons

Bon Jovi – Shot Through the Heart and Livin’ on a Prayer

Guns & Roses – Paradise City

Debarge – Rhythm of the Night

Duran Duran – Hungry Like the Wolf

INXS – I Need You Tonight

Hall & Oates – Maneater (kind of a funny one to play at a wedding)

Michael Jackson – Thriller, Billy Jean, etc.

Naked Eyes – Always Something There to Remind Me

The Romantics – What I Like About You

Salt & Peppa – Push It

Violent Femmes – Blister in the Sun

I LOVE 80’s music!!

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Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

Pat Benetar – Love is a Battlefield

Bow Wow Wow – I Want Candy

Starship – We Built This City

Cyndi Lauper – Time After Time

Frankie Goes to Hollywood – Relax

Belinda Carlisle – Heaven is a Place on Earth

Survivor – Eye of the Tiger

Toto – Africa

Genesis – That’s All

Genesis – Sledgehammer

Wang Chung – Dance Hall Days

Devo – Whip It

Post # 7
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

Also, some good late 70’s ones that were still getting play in the 80’s:

The Sweet – Ballroom Blitz

Abba – Dancing Queen

Abba – Take a Chance on Me

KC & the Sunshine Band – Shake Your Booty

Sugar Hill Gang – Apache (this one’s from the 60’s, but it’s awesome all the time)

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Worker bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

Anything Journey or Eddie Money!

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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

loveshack- the b-52’s

i wanna dance w/ somebody who loves me- whitney houston

billie jean- michael jackson (actually, anything by michael jackson OR janet jackson)

when doves cry-prince

glamorous life- sheila

oh, sheila- ready for the world

Post # 11
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

We’re doing an ipod playlist…  I plucked out the “oldies” for you (some may be 70’s, early 90’s)

(some of these are for cocktail hour, others for dancing)

Romeo and Juliet                                                Dire Straits

Africa                                                                        Toto

Born To Run                                                            Bruce Springsteen

Diamonds on the Soles of her Shoes            Paul Simon

We Belong                                                            Pat Benetar

Jessica                                                                        The Allman Brothers Band

Time After Time                                                Cyndi Lauper

Walking in Memphis                                                Marc Cohn

Tuesday Afternoon                                                Moody Blues

In  Your Eyes                                                            Peter Gabriel

We Belong Together                                                Richie Valens

When Im 64                                                            The Beatles

Ben E King                                                                        Stand By Me

Bueno Vista Social Club                                                Candela

The Ronettes                                                                        Be My Baby

James Taylor                                                             How Sweet It is (to be loved by you)

Guns N Roses                                                            Sweet Child O Mine

Paul Simon                                                            You Can Call me AL           

The Bee Gees                                                            To Love Somebody

The Temptations                                                My Girl

A-Ha                                                                        Take On Me

UB 40                                                                        Cant Help Falling in Love

ABBA                                                                        Dancing Queen

Harry Belafonte                                                Jump In the Line

The Cult                                                            She Sells Sanctuary

Queen                                                                        Fat Bottomed Girls

Color Me Badd                                                All For Love

The Proclaimers                                                500 Miles

Creedence Clearwater Revival                         Lookin Out My Backdoor           

Bob Segar                                                            Old Time Rock N Roll                       

Journey                                                            Faithfully

Michael Jackson                                                Rock With You

Bob Marley                                                            Three Little Birds

The Beach Boys                                                God Only Knows

Bon Jovi                                                            Livin On a Prayer

Van Halen                                                            Panama

Elton John (or Ewan MacGregor)                        Your Song

Michael Jackson                                                Wanna Be Startin Somethin

The Replacements                                                Cant Hardly Wait

Whitney Houston                                                I Wanna Dance With Somebody

Richie Valens                                                            La Bamba

Stevie Wonder                                                Signed Sealed Delivered –Im Yours

The Four Tops                                                I Cant Help Myself

Journey                                                            Don’t Stop Believin

Van Morrison                                                            In to the Mystic

Dirty Dancing Soundtrack                                    I Had The Time of My Life

Otis Redding – These Arms of Mine

AC/DC – You Shook Me All Night Long

DeeLite- Groove is in the Heart

Big Country – In A Big Country

Dead Or Alive – You Spin Me Right Round

Mighty Mighty Bosstones – Where’d You Go OR Rascal King

Chuck Berry – You Never Can Tell

Billy Idol – Dancing With Myself

 

 

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