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80s music flashback (1)

The 80s music flashback pages:
Level 1*  |  Level 2  |  Level 3  |  Level 4

Level 1: Most played tracks

No hit info = peaked (in The Netherlands) in the original release year, if it was a hit. No version info = main mix/similar.

  • Adeva  –  Respect (Extended Mix)  ~  Dance/Dutch 1989 hit, 1988
  • Aerosmith  –  Love in an elevator  ~  Rock, 1989
  • Afrika Bambaataa + The Soulsonic Force  –  Zulu nation throw down pt 2  ~  Hip hop/funk/disco, 1980  –>  The first version of the track is at page 4
  • Afrika Bambaataa + The Soulsonic Force  –  Planet rock  ~  Hip hop/electro, 1982
  • Alannah Myles  –  Black velvet  ~  Pop/rock/Dutch 1990 hit, 1989
  • Alison Moyet  –  The ol devil called love  ~  Soul/jazz, 1985
  • The Art Of Noise  –  Beat box  ~  Pop/electro/funk, 1984
  • The Art Of Noise ft. Tom Jones  –  Kiss (7″ Version)  ~  Pop, 1988
  • The Beat  –  Can’t get used to losing you  ~  Pop/ska/Dutch 1983 hit, 1980
  • The Beatmasters  –  Ska train  ~  Dance/ska, 1989
  • The B-52’s  –  Love shack  ~  Pop/Dutch 1989-1990 hit, 1989
  • Black Slate  –  Amigo  ~  Reggae, 1980
  • Bow Wow Wow  –  Do you wanna hold me  ~  Pop, 1983
  • Brood & Vrienten  –  Als je wint  ~  Pop/ska (Dutch language)/Dutch 1984 hit, 1983
  • Chaka Khan  –  I feel for you  ~  Hi-nrg, 1984
  • Chris Isaak  –  Blue hotel  ~  Pop/rock, 1987
  • Chris Isaak  –  Wicked game  ~  Pop/rock (ballad)/Dutch 1991 hit, 1989
  • The Clash  –  The magnificent seven  ~  (Punk) rock/funk/Dutch 1981 hit, 1980
  • The Cure  –  Lullaby  ~  Pop/rock, 1989
  • David Bowie  –  Let’s dance  ~  Pop/funk, 1983
  • De La Soul  –  Eye know  ~  Hip hop, 1989
  • De La Soul  –  Me, myself & I  ~  Hip hop, 1989
  • De La Soul  –  Say no go  ~  Hip hop, 1989
  • Dead Or Alive  –  You spin me round (like a record)  ~  Hi-nrg/Dutch 1985 hit, 1984
  • De Dijk  –  Dansen op een vulkaan  ~  Pop/rock (Dutch language), 1987
  • Desireless  –  Voyage voyage  ~  Pop, 1987
  • Dexys Midnight Runners  –  Geno  ~  Pop/funk, 1980
  • Doe Maar  –  De bom  ~  Pop/ska (Dutch language)/Dutch 1982-1983 hit, 1982
  • Doe Maar  –  Doris Day  ~  Pop/ska (Dutch language), 1982
  • Donald Fagen  –  New frontier  ~  Pop/Dutch 1983 hit, 1982
  • Duran Duran  –  A view to a kill  ~  Pop, 1985
  • Duran Duran  –  Notorious  ~  Pop/funk, 1986
  • Duran Duran  –  Save a prayer  ~  Pop/Dutch 1985 hit, 1982
  • Duran Duran  –  Skin trade  ~  Pop/funk/Dutch 1987 hit, 1986

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  • Elvis Costello & The Attractions  –  I want you  ~  Rock (ballad), 1986
  • Farley ‘Jackmaster’ Funk And Jessie Saunders  –  Love can’t turn around (12″ Mix)  ~  Dance, 1986
  • Farley ‘Jackmaster’ Funk And Jessie Saunders  –  Love can’t turn around (Club Mix)  ~  Dance, 1986
  • Fehlfarben  –  Ein jahr (Es geht voran)  ~  (Punk) rock/disco, 1981
  • Fine Young Cannibals  –  Good thing  ~  Pop/Dutch 1989 hit, 1988
  • Fine Young Cannibals  –  Johnny come home  ~  Pop/ska, 1985
  • France Gall  –  Ella, elle l’a  ~  Pop/Dutch 1988 hit, 1987
  • George Michael  –  I want your sex  ~  Pop, 1987
  • Het Goede Doel  –  Hou van mij  ~  Pop/rock (Dutch language)/Dutch 1983 hit, 1982
  • Grace Jones  –  I’ve seen that face before  ~  Reggae/pop, 1981
  • Grace Jones  –  Slave to the rhythm  ~  Pop/soul, 1985
  • Grandmaster Flash & Melle Mel  –  White lines  ~  Hip hop/Dutch 1984 hit, 1983
  • Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five  –  The message  ~  Hip hop/Dutch 1983 hit, 1982
  • The Happy Mondays  –  24 hour party people  ~  Rock, 1987
  • Herbie Hancock  –  Rockit  ~  Electro/funk, 1983
  • Hithouse  –  Jack to the sound of the underground (Radio)  ~  Dance, 1988
  • Inner City  –  Big fun (Original 12″ Mix)  ~  Dance, 1988
  • Inner City  –  Big fun (Radio Fun)  ~  Dance, 1988
  • Inner City  –  Good life (Radio Mix)  ~  Dance/Dutch 1988-1989 hit, 1988
  • INXS  –  Need you tonight  ~  Pop/rock/Dutch 1987-1988 hit, 1987
  • INXS  –  Never tear us apart  ~  Pop/rock/Dutch 1988 hit, 1987
  • The Jacksons  –  Can you feel it  ~  Disco/soul/funk/Dutch 1981 hit, 1980
  • The Jacksons  –  Lovely one  ~  Disco/soul/funk, 1980
  • The Jacksons  –  Walk right now  ~  Disco/soul/funk, 1980
  • Janet Jackson  –  What have you done for me lately  ~  (Early) new jack swing, 1986
  • Janet Jackson  –  When I think of you  ~  (Early) new jack swing, 1986
  • Janet Jackson ft. Herb Alpert  –  Diamonds  ~  (Early) new jack swing, 1987
  • Joe Jackson  –  You can’t get what you want (Till you know what you want)  ~  Pop, 1984
  • John Lee Hooker ft. Carlos Santana  –  The healer  ~  Latin/pop/Dutch 1990 hit, 1989
  • Jungle Brothers  –  What u waitin’ for  ~  Hip hop/Dutch 1990 hit, 1989
  • Kate Bush  –  Babooshka  ~  Pop, 1980
  • Kid Kreole & The Coconuts  –  Annie, I’m not your daddy  ~  Pop/funk/disco, 1982
  • Kim Wilde  –  Cambodia  ~  Pop/Dutch 1981-1982 hit, 1981
  • Kraze  –  The party (Single Version)  ~  Dance, 1988
  • Lime  –  Your love  ~  Hi-nrg/Dutch 1981 hit, 1980
  • Living Colour  –  Glamour boys  ~  Rock/Dutch 1989 hit, 1988
  • Loose Ends  –  Hangin’ on a string  ~  (Early) r&b, 1985
  • Luc Van Acker & Anna Domino  –  Zanna  ~  Pop, 1984

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The 80s music flashback pages:
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  • Madness  –  Baggy trousers  ~  Pop/ska/Dutch 1980-1981 hit, 1980
  • Madness  –  Night boat to Cairo  ~  Pop/ska/Dutch 1980 hit, 1979
  • Madness  –  One step beyond  ~  Pop/ska/Dutch 1979-1980 hit, 1979
  • Madness  –  Our house  ~  Pop/ska, 1982
  • Mal Waldron & Steve Lacy  –  Johnny come lately  ~  Jazz, 1986
  • Man Parrish  –  Hip hop, be bop  ~  Hip hop/electro, 1982
  • Mano Negra  –  King kong 5  ~  Pop/rock/Dutch 1990 hit, 1989
  • Mano Negra  –  Mala vida  ~  Pop/world music, 1988
  • Mantronix  –  Got to have your love (Radio Edit)  ~  Dance/pop/soul/Dutch 1990 hit, 1989
  • Mary Jane Girls  –  All night long  ~  Soul/funk, 1983
  • Mecano  –  Hijo de la luna  ~  Pop/Dutch 1990 hit, 1988
  • Mel & Kim  –  Respectable  ~  Pop/ , 1987
  • Michael Jackson  –  Billie jean  ~  Pop/funk/soul/Dutch 1983 hit, 1982
  • Michael McDonald  –  Sweet freedom  ~  Pop, 1986
  • Ministry  –  Work for love  ~  Pop, 1982
  • Mink Deville  –  Demasiado corazon  ~  Latin/pop, 1984
  • The Mo  –  Fred Astaire  ~  Pop/Dutch 1981 hit, 1980
  • Mory Kante  –  Yé ké yé ké  ~  Pop/world music/Dutch 1988 hit, 1987
  • Musical Youth  –  Pass the Dutchie  ~  Reggae/pop, 1980
  • Neneh Cherry  –  Manchild  ~  Pop/hip hop, 1989
  • The Neon Judgement  –  Tv treated  ~  Pop/electronic music, 1982
  • Nu Shooz  –  Point of no return (7″ Edit)  ~  Pop, 1986
  • Paolo Conte  –  Gli impermeabili  ~  Pop/Dutch 1987 hit, 1984
  • Paolo Conte  –  Max  ~  Pop (ballad)/Dutch 1988 hit, 1987
  • Paolo Conte  –  Via con me  ~  Pop/jazz, 1981
  • The Pasadenas  –  Tribute (right on)  ~  Pop/soul/funk, 1988
  • Paul Hardcastle  –  19  ~  Pop/electro, 1985
  • Pet Shop Boys  –  It’s a sin  ~  Pop, 1987
  • Pet Shop Boys  –  Suburbia  ~  Pop, 1986
  • Pet Shop Boys  –  West end girls  ~  Pop/Dutch 1986 hit, 1985
  • Pink Floyd  –  Another brick in the wall  ~  Rock/Dutch 1979-1980 hit, 1979
  • The Pogues  –  Fiesta  ~  Tex-mex, 1988
  • The Police  –  When the world is running down, you make the best of what’s still around  ~  Pop/rock, 1980
  • The Pretenders  –  Message of love  ~  Rock, 1981
  • Prince  –  Sign o’ the times  ~  Pop/funk, 1987
  • Propaganda  –  Duel (eye to eye)  ~  Pop, 1985
  • R.e.m.  –  Can’t get there from here  ~  Pop/rock, 1985
  • R.e.m.  –  Feeling gravitys pull  ~  Pop/rock, 1985
  • R.e.m.  –  Perfect circle  ~  Pop/rock, 1983
  • R.e.m.  –  Pop song ’89  ~  Pop/rock, 1988
  • R.e.m.  –  Radio free Europe  ~  Pop/rock, 1983
  • R.e.m.  –  Talk about the passion  ~  Pop/rock, 1983
  • R.e.m.  –  The one I love  ~  Pop/rock, 1987
  • The Residents  –  Kaw-liga (Single Mix)  ~  Dance, 1986
  • Rim And Kasa  –  I’m a song writer  ~  Funk, 1982
  • Rob Base & EZ Rock  –  Get on the dancefloor  ~  Hip hop/dance/Dutch 1989 hit, 1988
  • Robbie Robertson  –  Somewhere down the crazy river  ~  Pop/rock/Dutch 1988 hit, 1987
  • Robert Plant  –  Big log  ~  Pop/rock, 1983
  • The Rock Steady Crew  –  (Hey you) The Rock Steady Crew  ~  Electro/hip hop, 1983
  • Rodney Franklin  –  The groove  ~  Disco/funk/jazz, 1980
  • Run DMC & Aerosmith  –  Walk this way  ~  Rock/hip hop, 1986

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The 80s music flashback pages:
Level 1*  |  Level 2  |  Level 3  |  Level 4

  • Scritti Politti  –  Absolute  ~  Pop, 1984
  • The Selecter  –  On my radio  ~  Pop/ska/Dutch 1980 hit, 1979
  • Shannon  –  Let the music play  ~  Hi-nrg/Dutch 1984 hit, 1983
  • Simple Minds  –  Promised you a miracle  ~  Pop, 1982
  • The Smiths  –  Bigmouth strikes again  ~  Pop/rock, 1986
  • The Smiths  –  Last night I dreamt that somebody loved me  ~  Rock, 1987
  • The Smiths  –  Panic  ~  Pop/rock, 1986
  • Soft Cell  –  Tainted love  ~  Pop, 1981
  • Soul II Soul  –  Back to life  ~  Pop/soul/hip hop, 1989
  • Soul II Soul  –  Get a life  ~  Pop/soul/hip hop/Dutch 1989-1990 hit, 1989
  • The Special A.K.A.  –  (What I like most about you is your) girlfriend  ~  Reggae/ska, 1984
  • The Specials  –  Ghost town  ~  Ska/pop, 1981
  • The Specials  –  International jet set  ~  Pop/ska, 1980
  • Steve Arrington  –  Feel so real  ~  Pop/soul, 1985
  • Steve ‘Silk’ Hurley  –  Jack your body  ~  Dance/Dutch 1987 hit, 1986
  • Stevie Wonder  –  Master blaster (Jammin)  ~  Reggae/pop, 1980
  • The Stone Roses  –  Fools gold  ~  Rock/electronic music/Dutch 1990 hit, 1989
  • The Stranglers  –  Golden brown  ~  Pop/Dutch 1982 hit, 1981
  • The Stranglers  –  No mercy  ~  Pop, 1985
  • TC Matic  –  Ugh ugh  ~  Pop/rock/reggae, 1984
  • Tears For Fears  –  Advice for the young at heart  ~  Pop/Dutch 1990 hit, 1989
  • Tears For Fears  –  Sowing the seeds of love  ~  Pop, 1989
  • Technotronic ft. Felly  –  Pump up the jam (7″ Version)  ~  Dance, 1989
  • Ten City  –  That’s the way love is (Deep House Mix)  ~  Dance, 1989
  • Third World  –  Try jah love  ~  Pop/funk, 1982
  • Thomas Dolby  –  I scare myself  ~  Pop/jazz, 1984
  • Tony Scott  –  The chief  ~  Hip hop/dance, 1989
  • Toontje Lager  –  In gedachten  ~  Pop/ska (Dutch language), 1982
  • Tracy Chapman  –  Fast car  ~  Blues, 1988
  • Tullio De Piscopo  –  Stop bajon (Primavera)  ~  Pop, 1984
  • UB40  –  Sing our own song  ~  Reggae/pop, 1986
  • Ultramagnetic MC’s  –  Ease back  ~  Hip hop, 1988
  • Ultravox  –  Vienna  ~  Pop/Dutch 1981 hit, 1980
  • Urban Dance Squad  –  Deeper shade of soul  ~  Rock/funk/hip hop, 1989
  • U2  –  Desire  ~  Rock, 1988
  • U2  –  Sunday bloody sunday  ~  Rock/Dutch 1985 hit, 1983
  • Vaya Con Dios  –  Just a friend of mine  ~  Pop/jazz, 1987
  • Womack & Womack  –  Life’s just a ballgame  ~  Pop/soul/Dutch 1988-1989 hit, 1988
  • Womack & Womack  –  Teardrops  ~  Pop/soul, 1988
  • Yello  –  Vicious games (12 Inch Mix)  ~  Pop, 1985
  • Yello  –  Vicious games (Vocal Edit)  ~  Pop, 1985

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