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I know we all love these lists so here you go:

1. Bon Jovi / "Livin' on a Prayer"
2. Def Leppard / "Pour Some Sugar On Me"
3. Duran Duran / "Hungry Like the Wolf"
4. Michael Jackson / "Billie Jean"
5. Prince / "When Doves Cry"
6. Hall & Oates / "I Can't Go For That (No Can Do)"
7. Guns N' Roses / "Sweet Child O' Mine"
8. Madonna / "Like a Virgin"
9. Run-D.M.C. / "Walk This Way"
10. AC/DC / "You Shook Me All Night Long"
11. Journey / "Don't Stop Believin'"
12. Whitney Houston / "How Will I Know"
13. U2 / "With Or Without You"
14. The Bangles / "Walk Like an Egyptian"
15. Van Halen / "Jump"
16. INXS / "Need You Tonight"
17. Whitesnake / "Here I Go Again"
18. Dexy's Midnight Runners / "Come On Eileen"
19. Cyndi Lauper / "Time after Time"
20. Rick Springfield / "Jessie's Girl"
21. Michael Jackson / "Beat It"
22. The Cure / "Just Like Heaven"
23. Cyndi Lauper / "Girls Just Want to Have Fun"
24. A-Ha / "Take On Me"
25. Go-Go's / "Our Lips Are Sealed"
26. Guns N' Roses / "Welcome to the Jungle"
27. Kajagoogoo / "Too Shy"
28. Wham! / "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go"
29. Talking Heads / "Burning Down the House"
30. Pat Benatar / "Love is a Battlefield"
31. Queen and David Bowie / "Under Pressure"
32. Night Ranger / "Sister Christian"
33. Soft Cell / "Tainted Love"
34. Poison / "Every Rose Has It's Thorn"
35. Phil Collins / "In the Air Tonight"
36. Tommy Tutone / "867-5309 / Jenny"
37. Aerosmith / "Janie's Got a Gun"
38. U2 / "Pride (In the Name of Love)"
39. Modern English / "I Melt With You"
40. The B-52's / "Love Shack"
41. Motley Crue / "Dr. Feelgood"
42. The Clash / "London Calling"
43. ABC / "Look of Love (Part One)"
44. Bananarama / "Cruel Summer"
45. Janet Jackson / "Nasty"
46. The Police / "Every Breath You Take"
47. Twisted Sister / "We're Not Gonna Take It"
48. Bruce Springsteen / "Born in the U.S.A."
49. Beastie Boys / "Fight For Your Right"
50. Eurythmics / "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)"
51. Ratt / "Round and Round"
52. Dead or Alive / "You Spin Me Round (Like A Record)"
53. Billy Idol / "White Wedding"
54. Salt-N-Pepa / "Push It"
55. A Flock of Seagulls / "I Ran (So Far Away)"
56. Bonnie Tyler / "Total Eclipse of the Heart"
57. Toni Basil / "Mickey"
58. Culture Club / "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me"
59. John Mellencamp / "Jack & Diane"
60. Young M.C. / "Bust a Move"
61. Styx / "Mr. Roboto"
62. Berlin / "Take My Breath Away"
63. Devo / "Whip It"
64. Paula Abdul / "Straight Up"
65. Foreigner / "I Want to Know What Love Is"
66. Depeche Mode / "Just Can't Get Enough"
67. REO Speedwagon / "Keep On Loving You"
68. Public Enemy / "Fight the Power"
69. R.E.M / "It's The End of the World As We Know It (and I Feel Fine)"
70. Joan Jett & The Blackhearts/ "I Love Rock N' Roll"
71. Rick James / "Super Freak"
72. The Fixx / "One Thing Leads to Another"
73. Nena / "99 Luftbaloons"
74. George Michael / "Faith"
75. Prince / "Little Red Corvette"
76. Thomas Dolby / "She Blinded Me With Science"
77. New Edition / "Candy Girl"
78. Blondie / "Call Me"
79. Human League / "Don't You Want Me?"
80. Rob Base & DJ E-Z Rock / "It Takes Two"
81. Cameo / "Word Up!"
82. Squeeze / "Tempted"
83. Prince / "Kiss"
84. Lionel Richie / "All Night Long (All Night)"
85. Robert Palmer / "Addicted to Love"
86. Bow Wow Wow / "I Want Candy"
87. Falco / "Rock Me Amadeus"
88. Chaka Khan / "Ain't Nobody"
89. The Pretenders / "Brass in Pocket"
90. Tone-Loc / "Wild Thing"
91. Katrina and The Waves / "Walking On Sunshine"
92. New Kids on the Block / "You Got It (The Right Stuff)"
93. Gary Numan / "Cars"
94. The Rolling Stones / "Start Me Up"
95. Debbie Gibson / "Only in My Dreams"
96. Men at Work / "Down Under"
97. The Romantics / "What I Like About You"
98. Bobby Brown / "My Perogative"
99. Wang Chung / "Everybody Have Fun Tonight"
100. Loverboy / "Working for the Weekend"

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Devolution here,

Yeah Bob, we discussed this a while ago, but in the interest of dispute I just think that they tried to fit as many bands on there as possible.

2 Michael Jackson songs??????

VH1 doesn't know its A** from its elbow.

We are DEVO

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I do not like that list so much. It's too commercial. Anyway here is my list (maybe I have forgotten some bands!!):

1. Strangeways "So Far Away"
2. FM "Everytime I Think Of You"
3. Foreigner "I Wanna Know What Love Is"
4. Tommy Shaw "Dangerous Game"
5. Michael Jackson "Billie Jean"
6. Kim Carnes "Bette Davis Eyes"
7. Lou Gramm "Just Between You And Me"
8. Elton John "Nikita"
9. Beau Coup "Born & Raised (On Rock-N-Roll)"
10. Survivor "I Can't Hold Back"
11. Tom Kimmel "That's Freedom"
12. Foreigner "Down On Love"
13. Journey "Don't Stop Believin'"
14. Queen "The Invisible Man"
15. Whitesnake "Fool For Your Loving"
16. Cyndi Lauper "Time After Time"
17. Thin Lizzy "Got To Give It Up"
18. Def Leppard "Hysteria"
19. Streets "Move On"
20. Virginia Wolf "Are We Playing With Fire?"
21. Airrace "I Don't Care"
22. Magnum "Days Of No Trust"
23. Boston "More Than A Feeling"
24. Skid Row "18 And Life"
25. Giant "Thunder & Lightning"
26. Ac/dc "You Shook Me All Night Long"
27. Passion Street "A Million Myles Away"
28. Starship "Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now"
29. John Kilzer "Memory In The Making"
30. Reo Speedwagon "Can't Fight This Feeling"
31. Rose Royce "Car Wash"
32. Michael sembello "Maniac"
33. Firehouse "Talk Of The Town"
34. Gotthard "Angel"
35. Kenny Loggins "Footloose"
36. Bonnie Tyler "Shy With You"
37. Cher "You Wouldn't Know Love"
38. Soft Cell "Tainted Love"
39. Irene Cara "What A Feeling"
40. Gloria Estefan "Don't Wanna Loose You"
41. Madonna "Borderline"
42. Fine Young Cannibals "You Drive Me Crazy"
43. Whitney Houston "How Will I Know"
44. Earth, Wind & Fire "Dancing In September"
45. Kate Bush "Running Up That Hill"
46. Marvin Gaye "Sexual Healing"
47. Cinderella "Night Songs"
48. Crowded House "Don't Dream It's Over"
49. Melissa Etheridge "Chrome Plated Heart"
50. John Farnham "pressure Down"
51. Van Morrison "Someone Like You"
52. Saints & Sinners "Rip It Up"
53. Chic "C'est Chic"
54. Y&T "Contagious"
55. Bruce Springsteen "Hungry Heart"
56. Bon Jovi "Runaway"
57. The Bangles "Eternal Flame"
58. Hall & Oates "Maneater"
59. Prince & The Revolution "Purple Rain"
60. Van Halen "Best Of Both Worlds"
61. Aha "Take On Me"
62. Wham "Wake Me Up..."
63. Roxette "Dressed For Succes"
64. Night Ranger "Sister Cristian"
65. Deep Purple "Call Of The Wild"
66. Aerosmith "Magic Touch"
67. The Police "Every Breath You Take"
67. The Vu "Who You Gonna Believe"
68. Ratt "Round And Round"
69. Genesis "Invisible Touch"
70. Eurythmics "Sweet Dreams..."
71. Ozzy Osbourne "The Ultimate Sin"
72. Stevie Nicks "Edge Of Seventeen"
73. Eddie Money "Magic"
74. Richard Marx "Right Here Waiting"
75. Drive She Said "But For You"
76. Michael Bolton "Wait On Love"
77. Robin Beck "First Time"
78. Bad Company "Something About you"
79. Bryan Adams "Give Me Your Love"
80. Giuffria "Change Of Heart"
81. Tina Turner "Steamy Windows"
82. Stephen Bishop "Mr. Heartbreak"
83. The Steve Miller Band "Abracadabra"
84. Paul Simon "Hearts & Bones"
85. Heart "Who Will You Run To"
86. 38 Special "Has There Ever Been A Good Goodbye"
87. Jennifer Rush "Automatic"
88. Dionne Warwick "Heartbreaker"
89. John Parr "St.Elmo's Fire"
90. Toto "Live For Today"
91. Paul Young "Everytime You Go Away"
92. The Storm "Show Me The Way"
93. Eros Rammazotti "Lacrime Di Gioventù"
94. Lionell Richie "Dancing On The Ceiling"
95. U2 "With Or Without You"
96. Peter Gabriel "Sledge Hammer"
97. Steve Winwood "Higher Love"
98. Scandal "Warrior"
99. Alannah Myles "Who Loves You"
100. Loverboy "Working For The Weekend"

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Actually I don't think the Rose Royce song and the Chic song is from the 80s?
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My mistake! The Boston song is from 1976 and the Giant song is from 1992. Sorry!! Anyway those to bands did make some good music in the 80s as well.
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