Please consider registering
Guest
sp_LogInOut Log Insp_Registration Register
Register | Lost password?
Advanced Search
Forum Scope


Match



Forum Options



Minimum search word length is 3 characters - maximum search word length is 84 characters
sp_Feed sp_TopicIcon
The 1980's Music Scene!!
27 December 2017
3.28pm
Avatar
PurplishRain
The Cold Waters of Lake Minnetoka
Ed Sullivan Show
Members
Forum Posts: 476
Member Since:
25 December 2017
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Hey Everybody. Here is a forum where you can talk about all of your favorite artists who were big in The 80’s!!

 

My Favorites Include

Prince (If you haven’t known that already)

Def Leppard

Motley Crue

Duran Duran

Joan Jett

George Michael/Wham!

Michael Jackson

David Bowie (Let’s Dance Period was Awesome!)

Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers (Yeah, he was big in the Late 70’s, but had some 80s hits)

The following people thank PurplishRain for this post:

Pineapple Records

"Dinner with Delores Must be some kind of sin
Like a Brontosaurus  She was packin' it in" -Prince

Prince_logo.png

27 December 2017
7.36pm
Avatar
Pineapple Records
Shea Stadium
Members
Forum Posts: 842
Member Since:
15 May 2015
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

PurplishRain said
Hey Everybody. Here is a forum where you can talk about all of your favorite artists who were big in The 80’s!!

 

My Favorites Include

Prince (If you haven’t known that already)

Def Leppard

Motley Crue

Duran Duran

Joan Jett

George Michael/Wham!

Michael Jackson

David Bowie (Let’s Dance Period was Awesome!)

Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers (Yeah, he was big in the Late 70’s, but had some 80s hits)  

Thanks Purplish Rain (like that pic — Fred Armisen did a phenomenal impression of Prince, and Maya Rudolph as his assistant was priceless):

I’m on an extended project to expand my musical horizons, and I’m always looking for new names of musicians & bands (new to me, that is) to sample.  Part of my project is to at least give some of these a chance — listen to a few songs — even if I have had a bias against them without really giving them a chance before.  Mostly they are names I’ve heard for years but never bothered to give a listen (I used to be quite snobby and think “I don’t need to listen to that”). Bowie and Tom Petty I already appreciate, as well as Michael Jackson. But all the other names I will add to my list for sure.

A ginger sling with a pineapple heart,

a coffee dessert, yes you know it's good news...

27 December 2017
8.01pm
Avatar
PurplishRain
The Cold Waters of Lake Minnetoka
Ed Sullivan Show
Members
Forum Posts: 476
Member Since:
25 December 2017
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

@Pineapple Records That’s good to hear! I’ve been doing that a lot lately and have been finding myself enjoy artists i never thought i ever would. If you want any recommendations from these artists i will be glad to assist

"Dinner with Delores Must be some kind of sin
Like a Brontosaurus  She was packin' it in" -Prince

Prince_logo.png

27 December 2017
8.04pm
Avatar
TheWalrusWasBrian
fell off the roof AAAAAAAAAAA!!!!
Candlestick Park
Members
Forum Posts: 2150
Member Since:
18 December 2017
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

I love Let’s Dance! I usually don’t like 80s music too much, but David Bowie is always amazing.

IMG_3978.PNG|badge1.png | I don’t know how to put it here. hello for the love of god hello 

~~~

The Concert for Bageldesh

~~~

Walrian here! Not Fiddy, or anyone else, actually.

28 December 2017
2.17am
Avatar
Pineapple Records
Shea Stadium
Members
Forum Posts: 842
Member Since:
15 May 2015
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

@Purplish Rain — Thanks — if you could recommend a song for each of these that would be great:

Def Leppard

Motley Crue

Duran Duran

Joan Jett

George Michael/Wham!

(I forgot to mention I also appreciate Prince and have already begun listening to a lot of his stuff)

A ginger sling with a pineapple heart,

a coffee dessert, yes you know it's good news...

28 December 2017
10.58am
Avatar
Von Bontee
496 km NW of the '69 Toronto Rock n Roll Revival
Apple rooftop
Members
Forum Posts: 5444
Member Since:
14 December 2009
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Yeah, Prince was almost certainly my favourite “big” 80s artist, the only one whose work sustained my interest throughout the decade. 

My other 80s faves were largely semi-underground rockers who didn’t have a lot of commercial impact, particularly the Minutemen, Butthole Surfers, Replacements and Husker Du.

Paul: Yeah well… first of all, we’re bringing out a ‘Stamp Out Detroit’ campaign.

         

29 December 2017
12.20am
Avatar
sir walter raleigh
In our yellow (IN OUR YELLOW) submarine (SUBMARINE AHA!)
Apple rooftop
Members
Forum Posts: 5777
Member Since:
26 January 2017
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

If you want to know what Def Leppard is all about just listen to Pour Some Sugar On Me. I love that song. 

And @PurplishRain left off Van Halen from the list, my personal favorite 80s band. 

The following people thank sir walter raleigh for this post:

vonbontee, Pineapple Records

"The pump don't work cause the vandals took the handles!"

-Bob Dylan, Subterranean Homesick Blues

"We could ride and surf together while our love would grow"

-Brian Wilson, Surfer Girl

29 December 2017
11.21am
Avatar
vonbontee
Inside Von Bontee's mind
Apple rooftop
Members
Forum Posts: 5439
Member Since:
1 December 2009
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

OMG how could I forget Van Halen! one of the greatest six-pack of albums of alltime! I guess kinda subconsciously I think of them as more of a 70s-straddling-80s band. Also, I’ve liked none of the humourless Van Hagar stuff I’ve heard. 

GEORGE: In fact, The Detroit Sound. JOHN: In fact, yes. GEORGE: In fact, yeah. Tamla-Motown artists are our favorites. The Miracles. JOHN: We like Marvin Gaye. GEORGE: The Impressions PAUL & GEORGE: Mary Wells. GEORGE: The Exciters. RINGO: Chuck Jackson. JOHN: To name but eighty. 

         offtopic-1.png

https://rateyourmusic.com/~Myo.....Von_Bontee

29 December 2017
8.57pm
Avatar
Pineapple Records
Shea Stadium
Members
Forum Posts: 842
Member Since:
15 May 2015
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Von Bontee said
Yeah, Prince was almost certainly my favourite “big” 80s artist, the only one whose work sustained my interest throughout the decade. 

My other 80s faves were largely semi-underground rockers who didn’t have a lot of commercial impact, particularly the Minutemen, Butthole Surfers, Replacements and Husker Du.  

Ah, more names for my list,thanks. I’ve heard of 3 of those, but not “Husker Du”.

A ginger sling with a pineapple heart,

a coffee dessert, yes you know it's good news...

30 December 2017
12.34am
Avatar
sir walter raleigh
In our yellow (IN OUR YELLOW) submarine (SUBMARINE AHA!)
Apple rooftop
Members
Forum Posts: 5777
Member Since:
26 January 2017
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Two letters: M J

"The pump don't work cause the vandals took the handles!"

-Bob Dylan, Subterranean Homesick Blues

"We could ride and surf together while our love would grow"

-Brian Wilson, Surfer Girl

30 December 2017
5.44am
Avatar
QuarryMan
Rishikesh
Members
Forum Posts: 3752
Member Since:
26 January 2017
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

I’m not personally big on the 80s because classic rock died a death (deaths of Lennon, Bonham, Moon etc in the lead up and early years of the decade, split up of various bands, awful work from the Stones, Queen, Aerosmith etc) and was replaced by vomit worthy hair metal such as Bon Jovi (I can enjoy the odd song from these), Motley Crue, Cinderella, Poison etc. 

That said, I do love the 80s indie rock scene. You had the jangle pop revival with The Smiths followed by a host of imitators who made some brilliant obscure tracks.

Some of my favourites –

The following people thank QuarryMan for this post:

SgtPeppersBulldog

“While I will admit to a certain cynicism, the fact is that I’m a naysayer and hatchet man in the fight against violence. I pride myself in taking a punch and I’ll gladly take another - because I choose to live my life in the company of Ghandi and King. My concerns are global. I reject absolutely revenge, aggression and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love. I love you, Sheriff Truman.”

 

31 December 2017
7.38pm
Avatar
PurplishRain
The Cold Waters of Lake Minnetoka
Ed Sullivan Show
Members
Forum Posts: 476
Member Since:
25 December 2017
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

sir walter raleigh said 

And @PurplishRain left off Van Halen from the list, my personal favorite 80s band.   

I sure did didn’t I? Well, I’ll Throw them in the list too

"Dinner with Delores Must be some kind of sin
Like a Brontosaurus  She was packin' it in" -Prince

Prince_logo.png

31 December 2017
7.40pm
Avatar
PurplishRain
The Cold Waters of Lake Minnetoka
Ed Sullivan Show
Members
Forum Posts: 476
Member Since:
25 December 2017
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline


  

Pineapple Records said
@Purplish Rain — Thanks — if you could recommend a song for each of these that would be great:

Def Leppard

Motley Crue

Duran Duran

Joan Jett

George Michael/Wham!

(I forgot to mention I also appreciate Prince and have already begun listening to a lot of his stuff)
  

Def Leppard- Pour Some Sugar On Me

Motley Crue- Dr. Feelgood and Kickstart My Heart

Duran Duran- Rio

Joan Jett- Crimson and Clover

George Michael- Faith

Wham!- Careless Whisper

"Dinner with Delores Must be some kind of sin
Like a Brontosaurus  She was packin' it in" -Prince

Prince_logo.png

Forum Timezone: Europe/London
Most Users Ever Online: 700
Currently Online: kelicopter
Guest(s) 1
Currently Browsing this Page:
1 Guest(s)
Top Posters:
Starr Shine?: 16105
Ron Nasty: 12534
Zig: 9832
50yearslate: 8759
Necko: 8041
AppleScruffJunior: 7583
parlance: 7111
mr. Sun king coming together: 6402
Mr. Kite: 6147
trcanberra: 6064
Member Stats:
Guest Posters: 88
Members: 2856
Moderators: 5
Admins: 1
Forum Stats:
Groups: 3
Forums: 44
Topics: 5501
Posts: 380092
Newest Members:
Orchid837, john1958, freeze_trax, darwinsrefutation, PaulLev
Moderators: Joe: 5685, meanmistermustard: 24934, Ahhh Girl: 22167, Beatlebug: 18159, The Hole Got Fixed: 8410
Administrators: Joe: 5685