Criteria: The songs here are based on popularity and impact with an emphasis on a party atmosphere. Also, the song must have been worked significantly to dance clubs to figure a spot here. Since the '80s was a very danceable decade with diverse dance-oriented styles, special sidebar lists are given. Newly added names are in Red. Edited By: Jeff B.
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Let’s stop reminiscing and get to dancing – 80s style!
Funkytown — Lipps Inc. Electric Boogie — Marcia Griffiths 3. Push It — Salt N Pepa 5. Superfreak — Rick James 6. Celebration — Kool and the Gang 7. Footloose — Kenny Loggins 9. Love Shack — Bs Double Dutch Bus — Frankie Smith Mony Mony — Billy Idol Into The Groove — Madonna
Top ’80s songs, ranked
The s were the decade of dance. Disco became popular after the release of Saturday Night Fever in When we think of fun songs for a wedding reception, most of us think of the s. Very similar to the era of the s, thirty years earlier, the 80s was a post-war decade marked by prosperity. It was good to have fun again. One-hit wonders became a thing.
December 19, The s was a time of hits. The pop machine was in full swing by then and had confidently snaked its roots down into the heart of the industry. Probably the most famous film clip of all time accompanies the title track of the best selling album in history. Hence, the famous card at the opening of the clip. Trivia note: This song was played to help welcome home the 52 freed American hostages from Iran in This was originally a hit in Europe in