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richie
post Jul 7 2015, 12:32 PM
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Since all voting has now been done (bar any reshuffling) on the 1980s top 40 rates, who's willing to share their ultimate top 40s (i.e. which record did you vote number one for each position?)

Here's mine...

1 The Specials - Ghost Town
2 neil - Hole in my Shoe
3 New Order - Blue Monday
4 Erasure - A Little Respect
5 Duran Duran - Hungry Like the Wolf
6 S'Express - Hey Music Lover
7 Blancmange - Living on the Ceiling
8 The Jesus and Mary Chain - April Skies
9 Black Lace - Superman (Gica Jouer)
10 808 State - Pacific
11 The Clash - London Calling
12 A Guy Called Gerald - Voodoo Ray
13 Joy Division - Love Will Tear Us Apart
14 Phil Lynott - Yellow Pearl
15 The Cure - In Between Days
16 Siouxsie & the Banshees - Peek-a-Boo
17 Siouxsie & The Banshees - Happy House
18 New Order - Thieves Like Us
19 The Wonder Stuff - Don't Let Me Down, Gently
20 New Order - Touched By The Hand of God
21 Furniture - Brilliant Mind
22 De La Soul - Me Myself and I
23 Junior Murvin - Police and Thieves
24 The Smiths - How Soon is Now?
25 Prince - Raspberry Beret
26 The Smiths - Big Mouth Strikes Again
27 Midge Ure - Call of the Wild
28 New Order - Shellshock
29 New Order - Temptation
30 The Clash - Rock the Casbah
31 The Cure - A Forest
32 The Jesus and Mary Chain - Blues From a Gun
33 The Wedding Present - Kennedy
34 Joy Division - Atmosphere
35 Robert Wyatt - Shipbuilding
36 The Selecter - The Whisper
37 Echo & The Bunnymen - Crocodiles
38 Pop Will Eat Itself - Can U Dig It?
39 Kraftwerk - Pocket Calculator
40 The Wonder Stuff - It's Yer Money I'm After Baby

41-75 Happy Mondays - WFL


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1 Abba - The Winner Takes It All
2 Tears For Fears - Everybody Wants To Rule The World
3 Abba - One Of Us

4 Pet Shop Boys - Left To My Own Devices
5 Fleetwood Mac - Little Lies
6 ABC - Poison Arrow
7 Abba - Lay All Your Love On Me
8 Marvin Gaye - I Heard It Through The Grapevine
9 Echo And The Bunnymen - The Killing Moon
10 Prince - Sign O The Times


11 Pet Shop Boys - Opportunities (Let's Make Lots Of Money)
12 Don Henley - The Boys Of Summer
13 OMD - Messages
14 Talking Heads - Once In A Lifetime (yes I switched to Dusty in the play-off! laugh.gif )
15 Dream Academy - Life In A Northern Town
16 Dusty Springfield - Nothing Has Been Proved
17 Pat Benatar - Love Is A Battlefield
18 Kate Bush - Hounds Of Love
19 Godley & Creme - Cry
20 Bucks Fizz - One Of Those Nights



21 Siouxsie And The Banshees - Cities In Dust
22 Christians - Forgotten Town
23 Janet Jackson - Rhythm Nation
24 The Smiths - How Soon is Now?
25 Kate Bush - This Woman's Work
26 Abba - Under Attack
27 Crowded House - Don't Dream It's Over
28 ELO - Calling America
29 Mory Kante - Ye Ke Ye Ke
30 ELO - Twilight



31 Lindsey Buckingham - Trouble
32 Abba - The Day Before You Came
33 The Monkees - The Monkees EP
34 Bucks Fizz - I Hear Talk
35 Yoko Ono - Walking On Thin Ice
36 AC/DC - Whole Lotta Rosie
37 Fleetwood Mac - Sarah
38 Icehouse - Crazy
39 ABC - SOS
40 Dexy's Midnight Runners - Dance Stance

41-75 Hey Jude - The Beatles

Abba - 5
Pet Shop Boys - 2 (plus a Dusty)
Fleetwood Mac - 2 (plus a Lindsey)
ELO - 2
Bucks Fizz - 2
Kate Bush - 2
ABC - 2

OK not totally Indie, but then I'm very mainstream tongue.gif
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post Jul 9 2015, 06:00 PM
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1 David Bowie - Ashes To Ashes
2 Adam & The Ants - Kings Of The Wild Frontier
3 Siouxsie & The Banshees - Dear Prudence
4 Prince & The Revolution - When Doves Cry
5 Kate Bush - Babooshka
6 Talking Heads - Road To Nowhere
7 Grandmaster Flash & Melle Mel - White Lines (Don't Don't Do It)
8 OMD - Enola Gay
9 Echo & The Bunnymen - The Killing Moon
10 A Flock Of Seagulls - Wishing (If I Had A Photograph Of You)

11 The Clash - London Calling
12 Duran Duran - Planet Earth
13 Joy Division - Love Will Tear Us Apart
14 Siouxsie & The Banshees - This Wheel's On Fire
15 Motorhead - Ace Of Spades
16 Siouxsie & The Banshees - Peek-A-Boo
17 Siouxsie & The Banshees - Happy House
18 Psychedelic Furs - Pretty In Pink
19 Echo & The Bunnymen - The Back Of Love
20 The Sisters Of Mercy - Lucretia My Reflection

21 Furniture - Brilliant Mind
22 Siouxsie & The Banshees - Spellbound
23 Kate Bush - Experiment IV
24 David Bowie - Wild Is The Wind
25 The Jesus & Mary Chain - Happy When It Rains
26 Bauhaus - She's In Parties
27 The Cure - Catch
28 Siouxsie & The Banshees - Swimming Horses
29 The The - Heartland
30 The Jesus & Mary Chain - Sidewalking

31 John Foxx - Underpass
32 Siouxsie & The Banshees - Arabian Knights
33 Siouxsie & The Banshees - Dazzle
34 Joy Division - Atmosphere
35 Fields Of The Nephilim - Psychonaut
36 Dead Kennedys - Too Drunk To f***
37 Goodbye Mr. Mackenzie - The Rattler
38 AC/DC - You Shook Me All Night Long
39 Pink Floyd - When The Tigers Broke Free
40 John Foxx - Europe After The Rain

40-75 The Sugarcubes - Birthday


I've filled in the blanks for the ones I missed.
Pretty much nothing from the rather awful late 80s laugh.gif

And yes, I think Siouxsie & The Banshees are one of the best bands ever. What of it?


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01. Whitney Houston - One Moment In Time
02. Madonna - Crazy For You
03. Kate Bush - Running Up That Hill
04. Sister Sledge - Lost In Music (Remix)
05. Whitney Houston - How Will I Know
06. Tina Turner - Let's Stay Together
07. Diana Ross & Lionel Richie - Endless Love
08. Whitney Houston - Greatest Love Of All
09. Jaki Graham - Round And Round
10. Whitney Houston - Love Will Save The Day
11. Sister Sledge -Thinking Of You
12. Cyndi Lauper - True Colours
13. Jocelyn Brown - Somebody Else's Guy
14. Whitney Houston - Where Do Broken Hearts Go
15. Diana Ross - Muscles
16. Dionne Warwick & Friends - That's What Friends Are For
17. Tom Jones - It's Not Unusual
18. Kate Bush - Hounds Of Love
19. Janet Jackson - Nasty
20. Kate Bush - Cloudbusting
21. Michael Jackson - Man In The Mirror
22. Janet Jackson - Miss You Much
23. Janet Jackson - Rhythm Nation
24. Janet Jackson - Pleasure Principle
25. Kate Bush - This Woman's Work
26. Tina Turner - Private Dancer
27. Elvis Presley - Jailhouse Rock
28. Princess - After The Love Has Gone
29. Kate Bush - December Will Be Magic Again
30. Clash - Rock The Casbah
31. Sade - The Sweetest Taboo
32. Jennifer Holliday - And I'm Telling You I'm Not Going
33. Abba - Thank You For The Music
34. Barbra Streisand - Memory
35. Bangles - In Your Room
36. Sade - When Am I Going To Make A Living
37. Kate Bush - The Big Sky
38. Bryan Adams - Heaven
39. Blondie - War Child
40. Tina Turner - Help

41-75 Tina Turner - I Can't Stand The Rain

I didn't vote in all of them but I filled in the gaps. Basically anything Whitney Houston, Janet Jackson or Kate Bush got my vote.
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1. Dead Or Alive - You Spin Me Round (Like A Record)
2. Kim Wilde - You Keep Me Hangin' On
3. Kim Wilde - You Came
4. Stephanie Mills - Never Knew Love Like This Before
5. Gwen Guthrie - Ain't Nothin' Goin' On But The Rent
6. Liza Minnelli - Losing My Mind
7. Eighth Wonder - I'm Not Scared
8. Visage - Fade To Grey
9. Boy Meets Girl - Waiting For A Star To Fall
10. Bucks Fizz - When We Were Young
11. Pet Shop Boys - Opportunities (Let's Make Lots Of Money)
12. Electronic - Getting Away With It
13. Joy Division - Love Will Tear Us Apart
14. Bananarama - I Heard A Rumour
15. Motorhead - Ace Of Spades
16. Divine - You Think You're A Man
17. Dollar - Videotheque
18. Sheila & B Devotion - Spacer
19. Dollar - Hand Held In Black And White
20. Adventures - Broken Land
21. Propaganda - Duel
22. Spitting Image - Santa Claus Is On The Dole
23. Dead Or Alive - My Heart Goes Bang (Get Me To The Doctor)
24. Scarlet Fantastic - No Memory
25. Prefab Sprout - When Love Breaks Down
26. Abba - Under Attack
27. Propaganda - Dr Mabuse
28. Teena Marie - I Need Your Lovin'
29. Altered Images - Bring Me Closer
30. Clash - Rock The Casbah
31. Dead Or Alive - Brand New Lover
32. Abba - The Day Before You Came
33. Elbow Bones & The Racketeers - A Night In New York
34. Bucks Fizz - London Town
35. Yoko Ono - Walking On Thin Ice
36. Eartha Kitt - Where Is My Man
37. Kate Bush - The Big Sky
38. Belinda Carlisle - La Luna
39. Blondie - War Child
40. Theatre Of Hate - Do You Believe In The Westworld

41-75. Yello Feat Shirley Bassey - The Rhythm Divine
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