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SOME FROM THE 80s

1980 :

THE XANADU SOUNDTRACK /Olivia Newton-John, ELO, Etc.

THE TIME WARP/ Original Cast (Rocky Horror Picture Show)

FAME/ Irene Cara

CALL ME/ Blondie (American Gigolo)

1981

FOR YOUR EYES ONLY/ Sheena Easton

ENDLESS LOVE/ Lionel Richie & Diana Ross

9 TO 5/ Dolly Parton

ARTHUR'S THEME/ Christopher Cross (Arthur)

FLASH'S THEME / Queen (Flash Gordon)

1982

UP WHERE WE BELONG/ Jennifer Warnes,Joe Cocker (An Officer And A Gentleman)

SOMEBODY'S BABY/ Jackson Browne (Fast Times At Ridgemont High)

EYE OF THE TIGER/ Survivor (Rocky III)

WORKING IN THE COAL MINE/ Devo (Heavy Metal)

1983

ALL TIME HIGH/ Rita Coolidge (Octopussy)

FLASHDANCE/ Irene Cara

1984

I JUST CALLED TO SAY I LOVE YOU/ Stevie Wonder (The Woman In Red)

THE HEAT IS ON/ Glenn Frey (Beverly Hills Cop)

FOOTLOOSE/ Kenny Loggins

LET'S HEAR IT FOR THE BOY/ Deniece Williams (Footloose)

GHOSTBUSTERS/ Ray Parker Jr.

AGAINST ALL ODDS/ Phil Collins

WHEN DOVES CRY/ Prince (Purple Rain)

RELAX/ Frankie Goes To Hollywood (Body Double)

1985

RHYTHYM OF THE NIGHT/ DeBarge (The Last Dragon)

SAY YOU, SAY ME/ Lionel Richie (White Knights)

SEPARATE LIVES/ Phil Collins & Marilyn Martin (White Knights

A VIEW TO A KILL/ Duran Duran

THE GOONIES ARE GOOD ENOUGH/ Cyndi Lauper (The Goonies)

1986

GLORY OF LOVE/ Peter Cetera (Karate Kid II)

TAKE MY BREATH AWAY/ Berlin (Top Gun)

DANGER ZONE/ Kenny Loggins (Top Gun)

GOOD TIMES/ INXS & Jimmy Barnes (The Lost Boys)

THE LADY IN RED/ Chris DeBurgh (The Lady In Red)

YOU CAN LEAVE YOUR HAT ON/ Joe Cocker (9 1/2 Weeks)

WHO'S JOHNNY / DeBarge (Short Circuit)

KISS/ Prince (Under The Cherry Moon)

JUMPIN'JACK FLASH/ Aretha Franklin (Jumpin'Jack Flash)

MODERN WOMAN/ Billy Joel (Ruthless People)

ST.ELMO'S FIRE Love Theme/ David Foster

1987

HUNGRY EYES/ Eric Carmen (Dirty Dancing)

SHE'S LIKE THE WIND/ Patrick Swayze (Dirty Dancing)

(I'VE HAD) THE TIME OF MY LIFE/ Jennifer Warnes & Bill Medley(Dirty Dancing).

LA BAMBA/ Los Lobos

COME ON LET'S GO/ Los Lobos (La Bamba)

ROOMS FOR THE MEMORY/ Michael Hutchence (Dogs In Space)

1988

KOKOMO/ Beach Boys

IKO IKO/ Belle Stars (Rain Man)

PUT A LITTLE LOVE IN YOUR HEART/ Annie Lennox & Al Green (Scrooged)

1989

AFTER ALL/ Peter Cetera & Cher (Chances Are)

TWO HEARTS/ Phil Collins (Buster)

BATDANCE/ Prince (Batman)

STILL CRUISIN'/ Beach Boys (Lethal Weapon II)

These are from a List that I sent to a Brisbane AM Radio Station to which I used to contribute. The Musical Director didn't use them because he doesn't like 1980s Music much!

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Annabelle,

Wouldn't you agree that a rolling ten year period of music from 1963 - 73 would rank right up there.

Definitely. :headphones:

I also like the jazzy theme and score of Bullitt (1968) by Lalo Schifrin, and Nino Rota's beautiful score from The Godfather (1972), especially "Love Theme".

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well its not a theme but the song thats playing while selma is dancing with the snake in from Dusk till dawn is great that whole sequence ,the music the visual is a great piece of cinema as for sound track i love howard shore's score for the rings films

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