Quiz: Only 1 in 20 Music Fans Can Pass This 80s Pop Quiz

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Make MJ proud and "beat it"!

How well do you know the biggest 80s hit songs of all time from bands like Madonna, Michael Jackson, Soft Cell, The Human League, and more?

 Jul 04, 2020

1 of 25Name The 80s Song!

"We're talking away I don't know what I'm to say, I'll say it anyway"
Angel - Madonna
Take On Me - A-ha
Solid - Ashford and Simpson

2 of 25Name The 80s Song!

"The phone rings in the middle of the night, my father yells what you gonna do with your life"
Girls Just Want to Have Fun - Cyndi Lauper
Gloria - Laura Branigan
Love is a Battlefield - Pat Benatar

3 of 25Name The 80s Song!

"You put the boom boom into my heart, you send my soul sky high when your lovin' starts"
Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go - Wham!
Method Of Modern Love - Daryl Hall and John Oates
I'm On Fire - Bruce Springsteen

4 of 25Name The 80s Song!

"I travel the world and the seven seas, everybody's looking for something"
Nobody Told Me - John Lennon
Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) - Eurythmics
Lucky Star - Madonna

5 of 25Name The 80s Song!

"And I need you now tonight, and I need you more than ever"
99 Luftballons - Nena
Total Eclipse of the Heart - Bonnie Tyler
Jump - Van Halen

6 of 25Name The 80s Song!

"It's my own desire, it's my own remorse, help me to decide"
Africa - Toto
Everybody Wants to Rule the World - Tears for Fears
I'm So Excited - The Pointer Sisters

7 of 25Name The 80s Song!

"She's just a girl who claims that I am the one, but the kid is not my son"
Mr. Roboto - Styx
Billie Jean - Michael Jackson
Footloose - Kenny Loggins

8 of 25Name The 80s Song!

"At this moment, you mean everything, you in that dress, my thoughts I confess verge on dirty"
When Doves Cry - Prince
Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go - Wham!
Come On Eileen - Dexys Midnight Runners

9 of 25Name The 80s Song!

"They told him, don't you ever come around here, don't wanna see your face, you better disappear."
Cover Me - Bruce Springsteen
Michael Sembello - Maniac
Beat It - Michael Jackson

10 of 25Name The 80s Song!

"She says we've got to hold on to what we've got, cause it doesn't make a difference if we make it or not"
Eye of the Tiger - Survivor
Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go - Wham!
Livin' On A Prayer - Bon Jovi

11 of 25Name The 80s Song!

"Maybe you're just like my mother, she's never satisfied, why do we scream at each other, this is what it sounds like"
When Doves Cry - Prince
Lets Go Crazy - Prince and The Revolution
Laura Branigan - Self Control

12 of 25Name The 80s Song!

"I need a man who'll take a chance, on a love that burns hot enough to last, so when the night falls, my lonely heart calls"
I'm Happy Just To Dance With You - The Beatles
Let's Dance - David Bowie
I Wanna Dance With Somebody - Whitney Houston

13 of 25Name The 80s Song!

"Lying in my bed I hear the clock tick, and think of you"
Eye of the Tiger - Survivor
Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go - Wham!
Time After Time - Cyndi Lauper

14 of 25Name The 80s Song!

"Sometimes I feel I've got to, run away I've got to, get away, from the pain that you drive into the heart of me"
Tainted Love - Soft Cell
Walk Like an Egyptian - The Bangles
Every Rose Has Its Thorn - Poison

15 of 25Name The 80s Song!

"You know I can't believe it when I hear that you won't see me"
Livin' On A Prayer - Bon Jovi
Don't You Want Me - The Human League
Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go - Wham!

16 of 25Name The 80s Song!

"Oh can't you see, you belong to me, my poor heart aches, with every step you take"
Sweet Dreams (Are Made of These) - Eurythmics
Every Breath You Take - The Police
Don’t You (Forget About Me) - Simple Minds

17 of 25Name The 80s Song!

"Smell like I sound, I'm lost in a crowd"
Africa - Toto
Footloose - Kenny Loggins
Hungry Like the Wolf - Duran Duran

18 of 25Name The 80s Song!

"I made it through the wilderness, somehow I made it through"
Like A Virgin - Madonna
ABC - The Jackson 5
Here Comes The Sun - The Beatles

19 of 25Name The 80s Song!

"It's close to midnight and something evil's lurking, in the dark"
Thriller - Michael Jackson
Wrapped Around Your Finger - Police
Pink Houses - John Cougar Mellencamp

20 of 25Name The 80s Song!

"It's gonna take a lot to drag me away from you, there's nothing that a hundred men or more could ever do"
Pink Houses - John Cougar Mellencamp
Wrapped Around Your Finger - Police
Africa - Toto

21 of 25Name The 80s Song!

"I can have it all, now I'm dancing for my life"
What a Feeling - Irene Cara
Undercover Of The Night - Rolling Stones
Head Over Heels - Go-Go's

22 of 25Name The 80s Song!

"And she's watching him with those eyes and she's loving him with that body, I just know it"
Careless Whispers - Wham!
Jessie's Girl - Rick Springfield
Fortress Around Your Heart - Sting

23 of 25Name The 80s Song!

"So hurry up and bring your jukebox money"
Love Shack - The B-52's
Who's Holding Donna Now - Debarge
Summer Of '69 - Bryan Adams

24 of 25Name The 80s Song!

"Just a small town girl, living in a lonely world, she took the midnight train going anywhere"
Don't Stop Believin' - Journey
Eye Of The Tiger - Survivor
I Can't Dance Tony Banks - Genesis

25 of 25Name The 80s Song!

"Never gonna let you down, never gonna run around and desert you"
Never Gonna Give You Up - Rick Astley
In The Air Tonight - Phil Collins
Livin' On A Prayer - Bon Jovi
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