80s Music - It's The Best! How Many Of These Hit Songs Can YOU Name?

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Are you an 80s expert?

This quiz will ask about hit songs from the 80s featuring music from artists like Queen, Blondie, and Hall & Oates.

 Aug 15, 2020

1 of 20Choose Your Answer!

"It's a long time to be gone, Time just rolls on and on,"
Walking On Sunshine by Katrina and The Waves
Hold On Tight by Electric Light Orchestra
Take On Me by A-Ha

2 of 20Choose Your Answer!

"Share the spice of life,"
Night Shift by The Commodores
Let's Groove by Earth, Wind, and Fire
Don't Mess With Doctor Dream by The Thompson Twins

3 of 20Choose Your Answer!

"You know you're something special and you look like you're the best,"
Footloose by Kenny Loggins
Rio by Duran Duran
Kiss On My List by Hall & Oates

4 of 20Choose Your Answer!

"I'm what I am and I'm gonna keep a rockin' that way,"
Running Up That Hill by Kate Bush
Everybody Wants to Rule The World by Tears for Fears
Rockabilly Rebel by Matchbox

5 of 20Choose Your Answer!

"Gotta make a move to a town that's right for me,"
Funkytown by Lipps Inc.
Cherish by Kool and The Gang
Frank by Sister Sledge

6 of 20Choose Your Answer!

"Maybe she's best in dreams. She's still the best I've seen,"
We Built This City by Starship
Broken Wings by Mr. Mister
Dreamin' by Cliff Richard

7 of 20Choose Your Answer!

"When you're with me, you brighten up my day,"
Candy Girl by New Edition
True Colors by Cyndi Lauper
Manic Monday by The Bangles

8 of 20Choose Your Answer!

"I take it all, you squeeze me dry, and now today, you couldn't even say goodbye."
Fight For Ourselves by Spandau Ballet
Whatever You Want by Status Quo
Don't Get Me Wrong by The Pretenders

9 of 20Choose Your Answer!

"She wanted to test her husband. She knew exactly what to do,"
Babooshka by Kate Bush
Venus by Bananarama
Walk Like An Egyptian by The Bangles

10 of 20Choose Your Answer!

"I'm on the run, No time to sleep,"
Ride Like The Wind by Christopher Cross
Kokomo by The Beach Boys
Billie Jean by Michael Jackson

11 of 20Choose Your Answer!

"Ain't no sound but the sound of his feet, machine guns ready to go,"
West End Girls by The Pet Shop Boys
Another One Bites The Dust by Queen
Wake Me Up Before You Go Go by Wham

12 of 20Choose Your Answer!

"Color me your color, darling, I know who you are,"
Call Me by Blondie
Push It by Salt 'N' Pepa
Don't Go by The Hothouse Flowers

13 of 20Choose Your Answer!

"I'm going to miss your love the minute you walk out that door,"
Together Forever by Rick Astley
Please Don't Go by KC & The Sunshine Band
Perfect by Fairground Attraction

14 of 20Choose Your Answer!

"I never told a soul just how I've been feeling over you,"
On The Radio by Donna Summer
I'm Still Standing by Elton John
Total Eclipse of the Heart by Bonnie Tyler

15 of 20Choose Your Answer!

"I don't feel the need to give such secrets away,"
Kiss On My List by Hall & Oates
What Is Love by Howard Jones
Footloose by Kenny Loggins

16 of 20Choose Your Answer!

"My knees are shakin, baby. My heart it beats like a drum,"
2000 Miles by The Pretenders
Feels Like I'm In Love by Kelly Marie
Candy Girl by New Edition

17 of 20Choose Your Answer!

"That man took the stage. His towel was swingin' high,"
Somebody to Love by Queen
Geno by Dexy's Midnight Runners
Maniac by Michael Sembello

18 of 20Choose Your Answer!

"I'm lying alone with my head on the phone thinking of you till it hurts,"
Hold Me Now by The Thompson Twins
Please Please Tell Me Now by Duran Duran
All Out of Love by Air Supply

19 of 20Choose Your Answer!

"It seems to last forever and time will slowly ride,"
The Loco-Motion by Kylie Minogue
Dial My Heart by The Boys
9 to 5 by Sheena Easton

20 of 20Choose Your Answer!

"My love, there's so many ways I want to say 'I love you,'"
Lady by Kenny Rogers
I'm Still Standing by Elton John
All Night Long by Lionel Richie
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Michael Jackson ... Madonna ... Duran Duran ... These were just some of the names that graced the top of the music charts in the 1980s. While taking over the radios, these artists also dominated MTV with their revolutionary, vibrant, and entertainment changing music videos. Michael Jackson, taking his hit "Thriller" and moving the bar for music videos by setting it to fourteen minutes! Madonna, rocking the airwaves with her out-there fashion and her totally pro dance moves. Think you've got what it takes to match these artists to their correct lyrics - then take this quiz and prove it to us!

The 80s was an incredible decade for music. In line with new fashion, new movies, and a cultural change, the music of the 80s knew no boundaries. Different artists from all different genres were making music for everyone. Whether you wanted to be out on the dance floor, singing along in your room, or just watching MTV in your home, some artist out there made a song just for you! If you feel like taking a trip down memory lane by revisiting these songs, then hit that button and take this quiz!

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