’80s Summer Barbecue Playlist

’80s Summer Barbecue Playlist

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Summer afternoons and evenings need a good playlist. If your bored of the same old top 100 that’s been playing this year, then maybe it’s time to throwback your next barbecue.

Here are some suggestions from I Enjoy The 80’s for your next summer party. Whether you are relaxing by the pool or firing up the grill these songs will help you catch that summer vibe.

Party on!

1. “The Tide Is High” by Blondie

2. “Hurts So Good” by John Mellencamp

3. “Down Under” by Men At Work

4. “Walking On Sunshine” by Katrina and The Waves

5. “White Wedding” by Billy Idol

6. “Sweet Dreams” by The Eurythmics

7. “Maneater” by Hall and Oates

8. “Let’s Dance” by David Bowie

9. “Don’t You Want Me” by The Human League

10. “It’s Like That” by Run DMC

11. “Hungry Like The Wolf” by Duran Duran

12. “It’s Still Rock and Roll To Me” by Billy Joel

13. “You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)” by Dead or Alive

14. “Walk like an Egyptian” by The Bangles

15. “I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)” by Whitney Houston

16. “Don’t Stop Believin'” by Journey

17. “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun” by Cyndi Lauper

18. “Material Girl” by Madonna

19. “Take On Me” by a-ha

20. “You Shook Me All Night Long” by AC/DC

21. “What I Like About You” by The Romantics

22. “Jessie’s Girl” by Rick Springfield

23. “Beat It” by Michael Jackson

24. “Uptown Girl” by Billy Joel

25. “Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go” by Wham!

26. “Footloose” by Kenny Loggins

27. “Manic Monday” by The Bangles

28. “Tainted Love” by Soft Cell

29. “Total Eclipse of the Heart” by Bonnie Tyler

30. “Thriller” by Michael Jackson

31. “Never Gonna Give You Up” by Rick Astley

32. “Free Fallin'” by Tom Petty

33. “(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life” by Bill Medley, Jennifer Warnes

34. “Everybody Wants to Rule the World” by Tears For Fears

35. “Karma Chameleon” by Culture Club

36. “Love Shack” by The B-52’s

37. “Under Pressure” by Queen

38. “We Built This City” by Dexys Midnight Runners

39. “Holding Out for a Hero” by Bonnie Tyler

40. “Living in America” by James Brown

41. “Hungry Eyes” by Eric Carmen

42. “The Final Countdown” by Europe

43. “Mamma Mia” by ABBA

44. “Heaven is a Place on Earth” by Belinda Carlisle

45. “Billie Jean” by Michael Jackson

46. “Super Freak” by Rick James

47. “Like a Virgin” by Madonna

48. “Another One Bites the Dust” by Queen

49. “Somebody’s Watching Me” by Rockwell

50. “Cruel Summer” by Bananarama

51. “If I Could Turn Back Time” by Cher

52. “Don’t You (Forget About Me)” by Simple Minds

53. “Venus” by Bananarama

54. “Africa” by TOTO

55. “Every Breath You Take” by The Police

56. “Eye of the Tiger” by Survivor

57. “It’s Raining Men” by The Weather Girls

58. “Video Killed the Radio Star” by The Buggles

59. “Livin’ On a Prayer” by Bon Jovi

60. “99 Red Balloons” by Nena

Did your favorite songs make the list? What songs would you add? Let us know in the comments below!

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