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Pat Benetar - Hit Me With Your Best Shot

Rush - Spirit of Radio

Pretenders - Kid

Anyway You Want It - Journey

Van Halen - Everybody Wants Some

Ozzy Osbourne - Crazy Train

  Journey - Don't Stop Believin'

Rush - Sawyer

Kim Carnes - Bette David Eyes

Go-Gos - We Got the Beat

The Police - Spirits in a Material World

The Cars - Shake It Up

  Flock of Seagulls - I Ran (So Far Away)

Van Halen - Pretty Woman

Duran Duran - Hungry Like the Wolf

Fleetwood Mac - Gypsy

Billy Idol - White Wedding

Michael Jackson - Beat It

  Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams Are Made of This

Def Leppard - Photograph

Journey - Separate Ways

ZZ Top - Gimme All Your Lovin

The Police - Every Breath You Take

Frankie Goes to Hollywood - Relax

  Van Halen - Panama

Pretenders - Back on a Chain Gang

The Cars - You Might Think

Scorpions - Rock You Like a Hurricane

U2 - Pride in the Name of Love

REM - Harbour Coat

Bon Jovi - Runaway

1985 in Rock1986 in Rock1987 in Rock1988 in Rock1989 in Rock
A-Ha - Take on Me

Eurythmics - Would I Lie to You?

Dire Straits - Money for Nothing

Madonna - Into the Groove

Heart - If Looks Could Kill

Bon Jovi - You Give Love a Bad Name


  Robert Palmer - Addicted to Love

Metallica - Master of Puppets

Moody Blues - Your Wildest Dreams

Queen - One Vision


  Guns N' Roses -
Welcome to the Jungle

GnR - Swet Child of Mine

U2 - Where the Streets Have No Name

Def Leppard - Pour Some Sugar

  Joan Jeff - I Hate Myself for Loving You

Paula Abdul - Straight Up

Moody Blues - I Know You're Out There Somewhere

U2 - I Still Haven't Found What I am Looking For

Bon Jovi - Bad Medicine


  Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers -
Free Fallin'

B-52s - Roam

Aerosmith - Love in an Elevator