30 Years Since Heart Released ‘Alone’
Jul09

30 Years Since Heart Released ‘Alone’

In the 80s, Heart broke through as one of the most successful female-fronted acts. They were able to tap into the classic rock scene with multiple hits including, “Alone.” This year marks 30 years since the tack was released and it was certainly one of the most popular songs of the decade. Nancy and Ann Wilson had incredible voices with plenty of power to pack a punch. Together they wowed fans with their heartfelt tracks,...

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These Are the Top George Michael and Wham! Songs
Dec25

These Are the Top George Michael and Wham! Songs

With Wham! singer and solo success George Michael having passed away at the age of 53, those of us here at Like Totally 80s wanted to give people a chance to remember the iconic artist. Here are some of his best-known (and best-loved) videos). Careless Whisper Faith Father Figure I Want Your Sex Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go The singer’s death was unexpected, but police do not believe there was any foul play. “It is with...

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80s Icon Richard Marx Helps Overcome Drunken Passenger
Dec23

80s Icon Richard Marx Helps Overcome Drunken Passenger

“Hazard” is nothing new for Grammy Award winner Richard Marx, but neither he nor his wife, former MTV VJ Daisy Fuentes, were anticipating the chaos that erupted aboard a Korean Air flight somewhere above Asia on December 20. The confusion began when a 34-year old passenger, after having too much alcohol, attacked the plane’s crew.  The man pulled a stewardess’s hair which prompted a response from Marx, 53, as Fuentes documented the...

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Iconic 80s songs Inducted Into The Grammy Hall of Fame
Dec02

Iconic 80s songs Inducted Into The Grammy Hall of Fame

Some of your favorite Prince and NWA’s late 1980’s songs will be inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2017. Which songs made the Grammy Hall of Fame cut? Sign “O” The Times by Prince (1987) and Straight Outta Compton by N.W.A. (1988) were both added to the list. Songs need to meet requirements like being 25+ years old, covering the various genres and having a historic or qualitative significance of some kind to be considered for...

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5 Awesome Tina Turner Hits From the 80s
Jul19

5 Awesome Tina Turner Hits From the 80s

Tina Turner was undoubtedly one of the best performers of the 80s. She was energetic and always kept the fast satisfied. So, we decided to celebrate some of her most awesome hits in the slideshow below. Turner’s performances were always pretty stunning and it was made all that better by the fact that she really knew how to make some great hits. Even “We Don’t Need Another Hero” from the Mad Max Beyond...

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5 Awesome Hit Songs From 1988
May19

5 Awesome Hit Songs From 1988

It’s Thursday and with the new wave idea of throwback Thursday, we decided to bring you 5 Awesome Chart Hit Songs From 1988. Just before the new wave of the 90s began, the 80s had a pretty eventful year of music. Some of the best songs from memorable artists like, Madonna, Milli Vanilli, Roxette, Phil Collins and plenty others were released in 1988 as the 80s sound carried it’s momentum all the way to the turn of the...

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‘Suicide Monster Squad’ Mashes Up 80s Classic ‘Monster Squad’ With New ‘Suicide Squad’
Mar28

‘Suicide Monster Squad’ Mashes Up 80s Classic ‘Monster Squad’ With New ‘Suicide Squad’

Take the classic 1987 film Monster Squad and mash it up with one of the most anticipated movies of 2016, Suicide Squad, to create Suicide Monster Squad — a movie that looks almost as good as Batman v. Superman for half the money. Check Out 1987’s The Monster Squad Mashed With 2016’s Suicide Squad! |...

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‘Walk Of Life’ Song Ending Every Movie Is Both Hilarious & Actually Works
Mar14

‘Walk Of Life’ Song Ending Every Movie Is Both Hilarious & Actually Works

Video editor and writer Peter Salomone has a theory. He believe every movie ever made can end with the classic Dire Straits song Walk Of Life and still make complete sense. Aptly named “The Walk of Life Project”, Salomone attempts to prove his hypothesis by enhaning a number of movies to end with Walk of Life. Let’s see if he’s right. Presenting The Walk Of Life Project And… 12 Monkeys Mad Max Fury Road...

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Win Billy Joel, Bryan Adams, Or Bruce Springsteen Tickets from SiriusXM
Mar05

Win Billy Joel, Bryan Adams, Or Bruce Springsteen Tickets from SiriusXM

SirisuXM’s 80s channel 80s on 8 features pop hits from the 1980s with the original MTV VJs serving as the station’s on-air talent. The station will be giving away tickets to see Bryan Adams, who is touring to support a new album (though we’re pretty sure he will play Summer of ’69, Heaven, and Cuts Like a Knife). One Grand Prize Winner will receive a trip for two to Nashville, TN including round-trip airfare,...

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‘Teen Wolf’s’ Tyler Posey Brings a-ha’s 80s Hit ‘Take On Me’ Back to Life
Feb26

‘Teen Wolf’s’ Tyler Posey Brings a-ha’s 80s Hit ‘Take On Me’ Back to Life

Remember that classic 80s track “Take On Me” by the Norwegian band a-ha? Well, it has become a popular song for a Lip Sync Battle. Recently 24-year-old Tyler Posey, star of MTV’s Teen Wolf, used the track for his Spike TV Lip Sync Battle performance. Posey takes his best shot sporting the leather motorcycle jacket similar to the one in the original music video for “Take On Me.” He also tried to pull off...

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Rick Springfield’s ‘Jessie’s Girl’ Released 35 Years Ago Today
Feb24

Rick Springfield’s ‘Jessie’s Girl’ Released 35 Years Ago Today

Not to make you feel old… but today marks the 35th anniversary of Rick Springfield’s release of his fifth studio album- Working Class Dog, which included his biggest career hit Jessie’s Girl as the lead single. In honor of the 35th anniversary of Springfield’s biggest hits and one of the defining songs of the 80s that still gets played continuously today, we’ve compiled ten surprising facts about Rick...

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Ryan Seacrest Relives An 80’s Moment Lip Syncing Bon Jovi
Feb19

Ryan Seacrest Relives An 80’s Moment Lip Syncing Bon Jovi

For some it doesn’t get much more 80’s than Bon Jovi’s Slippery When Wet album. If you’re one of those individuals then you and Ryan Seacrest have something in common. During his visit to The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Seacrest relived a moment he had rocking out to the album in his room at the age of 9 or 10. Fallon began to ask Seacrest about a story he had told the last time they were together and...

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Spotify’s #ThrowbackThursday Playlist Brings Back 50 Late 80s Hits
Feb18

Spotify’s #ThrowbackThursday Playlist Brings Back 50 Late 80s Hits

Every Thursday, commercial music, streaming, podcast and video service Spotify releases a playlist of throwback hits from different years via #ThrowbackThursday. The late 80s was a great time for music. The later part of the decade is responsible for still-relevant hits like the now-classic Rick Astley song “Never Gonna Give you Up,” Patrick Swayze’s beautiful and haunting “She’s Like the Wind,” and the feel-good Beach Boys’ song...

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Which Records Won Best Album at the Grammy Awards in the 80s?
Feb15

Which Records Won Best Album at the Grammy Awards in the 80s?

With the 2016 Grammy Award being hosted by 80s icon L.L. Cool J, we decided to take a look back at which performers took home the biggest prizes at the show in the 80s. Some of the winners are obvious — iconic songs which we still love today. Others are more than a little bit perplexing.   1980:   Album of the Year CHRISTOPHER CROSS, Christopher Cross Record of the Year CHRISTOPHER CROSS, “Sailing” Song of...

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Dancing in the Street by Bowie and Jagger
Jan12

Dancing in the Street by Bowie and Jagger

‘Dancing in the Street’ by David Bowie & Mick Jagger This cover version of the song originally by Martha and the Vandellas hit #7 on the US Hot 100 chart in 1985 and was produced to raise money for the Live Aid famine relief cause. Information on...

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