Tagged: eighties

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Beautiful Boy (Darling Boy)

by John Lennon

Beautiful Boy (Darling Boy) is a song written and performed by John Lennon. It was released on the 1980 album Double Fantasy, the last album by Lennon and Ono released before his death. Paul...

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Every Breath You Take

by The Police

Every Breath You Take is a song by English rock band The Police from their 1983 album Synchronicity. Written by Sting, the single was the biggest hit of 1983, topping the Billboard Hot 100...

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Hallelujah

by Leonard Cohen

“Hallelujah” is a song written by Canadian recording artist Leonard Cohen, originally released on his album Various Positions (1984). Achieving little initial success, the song found greater popular acclaim through a recording by John...

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Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)

by Eurythmics

“Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)” is a song written and performed by the British new wave music duo Eurythmics (Annie Lennox and David A. Stewart). It was released as a single in early...

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Romeo and Juliet

by Dire Straits

“Romeo and Juliet” is a song by the British rock band Dire Straits, written by singer and lead guitarist Mark Knopfler. It first appeared on the 1980 album Making Movies and was released as...

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Somewhere over the Rainbow / What a Wonderful World

by Israel Kamakawiwo'ole

“Somewhere over the Rainbow/What a Wonderful World” is a medley of Judy Garland’s “Over the Rainbow” and Louis Armstrong’s “What a Wonderful World” by Israel Kamakawiwo’ole and released on his albums Ka ʻAnoʻi and...

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Don’t Worry, Be Happy

by Bobby McFerrin

Don’t Worry, Be Happy” is a song by musician Bobby McFerrin. Released in September 1988, it became the first a cappella song to reach number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, a position...

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Only You

by Vince Clarke / Yazoo

Only You” is a ballad written by musician Vince Clarke. He wrote it while with Depeche Mode, but recorded it after forming the duo Yazoo with Alison Moyet. It was an instant success, hitting...

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The Model

by Kraftwerk

Das Model” (spelling on album: “Das Modell”; English version title: “The Model”) is a song recorded by the German group Kraftwerk in 1978, written by musicians Ralf Hütter and Karl Bartos, with artist Emil...

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