Monday, December 31, 2007

Janet Jackson - Design of a Decade 1986/1996

Design of a Decade 1986/1996

Janet Jackson is one of my favorite music artists. This collection has many of her songs from her previous three albums. Some of my favorite 80s songs are "Nasty", "What Have You Done for Me Lately", "Rhythm Nation", "Escapade", "Miss You Much", and "When I Think of You". The 90s songs "That's the Way Love Goes" and the previously unreleased songs "Runaway" and "Twenty Foreplay". A very nice collection for all Janet Jackson fans. I also like her Control and Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814 albums, and her Live in Hawaii concert. Her 2008 album Discipline is on my New Music blog.

Lionel Richie - The Definitive Collection

The Definitive Collection

This collection has Lionel Richie's songs from the 70s to the 00s, along with some 70s songs with the Commodores. Some of my favorite 70s songs are "Easy", "Three Times a Lady", and "Still". The 80s songs "Running with the Night", "Hello", "Truly", "Say You, Say Me", "All Night Long (All Night)", "Endless Love", (with Diana Ross), and "Dancing on the Ceiling". I also like the 00s song "Angel".

Journey - Greatest Hits

Greatest Hits

This collection has songs by rock band Journey from the 70s and 80s. Some of my favorite songs are "Only the Young", "Don't Stop Believin'", "Any Way You Want It", "Who's Crying Now", "Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)", and "Open Arms".

Tuesday, December 25, 2007

The Essential Judas Priest

The Essential Judas Priest

This is a collection of Judas Priest music from the 70s to the 00s. My favorite 70s song is "Hell Bent for Leather". The 80s songs are "You've Got Another Thing Comin'", "Breaking the Law", "Jawbreaker", "Hot Rockin'", and "The Hellion". The 00s song "Judas Rising".

Saturday, December 22, 2007

The Power Station

The Power Station

This is my favorite album by The Power Station. From 1985, it has my favorite song by them; "Some Like It Hot". Some other songs I like are "Lonely Tonight", "Get It On (Bang a Gong)", "Get It On", "Murderess", and "The Heat Is On". The 2005 edition also has remixes, a DVD of their videos, and a live performance from 1985.

Wednesday, December 19, 2007

Debbie Gibson - Greatest Hits

Greatest Hits

This collection has songs by 80s teen pop singer Debbie Gibson from the 80s and 90s. Some of my favorites are "Only in My Dreams", "Foolish Beat", "Lost in Your Eyes", "Out of the Blue", and "Shake Your Love". Also here is extended mixes and versions of a few songs.

Exposé - Greatest Hits

Greatest Hits

This collection has many songs by Exposé from the 80s and 90s. Some of my favorites are "Come Go With Me", "Point of No Return", "Let Me Be the One", "What You Don't Know", "Exposed to Love", and "Seasons Change". Also here are remixes of "Come Go With Me" and "Point of No Return".

Monday, December 17, 2007

Laura Branigan - The Best of Branigan

The Best of Branigan

This collection has Laura Branigan's songs from the 80s and 90s. My favorite songs are "Self Control" and "Gloria". Some other songs I like are "Power of Love", "The Lucky One", "Solitaire", "Over You", "Dim All the Lights", and "How Am I Supposed to Live Without You". I also like her Self Control album.

Saturday, December 8, 2007

The Best of Sade

The Best of Sade

This collection has songs by band Sade from the 80s and 90s, including their 80s song "Smooth Operator". Their songs are jazz, R&B, soul, and adult contemporary. Some other songs I like are "Paradise", "The Sweetest Taboo", "Jezebel", "Your Love Is King", and "Love Is Stronger Than Pride".

Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Madonna - The Immaculate Collection

The Immaculate Collection

This is a great collection of Madonna's songs from the 80s and 90s. Some of my favorites are "Borderline", "Like a Virgin", "Like a Prayer", "Into the Groove", "Material Girl", "Crazy for You", "Papa Don't Preach", "La Isla Bonita", "Vogue", and "Express Yourself". Many other songs are here. I also like her Like a Prayer album and Sticky & Sweet Tour concert. Her new 2008 album Hard Candy is on my New Music blog.

The Cover Girls - Greatest Hits

Greatest Hits

The collection has many popular 80s and 90s pop and freestyle songs by The Cover Girls. Songs here are "Show Me", "Because of You", "Inside Outside", Promise Me", "My Heart Skips a Beat", "No One in This World", We Can't Go Wrong", "Funk Boutique", "Wishing on a Star", "Thank You", and "I Need Your Lovin'".

Pure 80's Dance

Pure 80's Dance

This collection has many popular 80s songs in music genres of funk, hip hop, electro, Eurodance, freestyle, synthpop, and many others. Some songs I like are "One More Shot" by C-Bank, "Let the Music Play" by Shannon, "Show Me", by The Cover Girls, "When I Hear Music" by Debbie Deb, "Dreamin'" by Will to Power, "Pump Up the Jam" by Technotronic, "Planet Rock" by Afrika Bambaataa & the Soulsonic Force, "Point of No Return" by Exposé, and "Word Up" by Cameo.

Monday, November 26, 2007

Beastie Boys - Solid Gold Hits

Solid Gold Hits

This is a good collection of the Beastie Boys hits from the 80s to the 00s. My favorite songs are "So What'cha Want" and "Sabotage". Some other songs I like are "No Sleep 'till Brooklyn", "Brass Monkey", and "Fight for Your Right". Many other songs are on this collection. More 80s hip hop music is on my 80s Hip Hop blog.

Saturday, November 24, 2007

Guns N' Roses - Live: Era '87-'93

Live: Era '87-'93

Live: Era '87-'93 has live versions of Guns N' Roses songs from the 80s and 90s. It is one of the best live albums. Some of my favorite songs are "Welcome to the Jungle", "Sweet Child o' Mine", "My Michelle", "Pretty Tied Up", "Paradise City", "You Could be Mine", "It's So Easy", "Out ta Get Me", "November Rain", and "Rocket Queen". I also like their Appetite for Destruction and Greatest Hits albums.

The Bangles - Greatest Hits

Greatest Hits

This collection has many songs by girl band The Bangles from the 80s. Some of my favorite songs are "Hazy Shade of Winter", "Walk Like An Egyptian", "Manic Monday", "Eternal Flame", "In Your Room", and "Walking Down Your Street".

Sunday, November 18, 2007

Billboard Top Hits: 1980-1984

Billboard Top Hits: 1980-1984

This collection has 50 songs from the early 80s in many music genres, including pop, rock, new wave, disco, R&B, synthpop, adult contemporary, and others. Some of my favorite songs are "Call Me" by Blondie, "Fame" by Irene Cara, "He's So Shy" by The Pointer Sisters, "Rosanna" by Toto, "Jepoardy" by Greg Kihn Band, "Maniac" by Michael Sembello, "Total Eclipse of the Heart", by Bonnie Tyler, "Hold Me Now" by Thompson Twins, "Physical" by Olivia Newton-John, "The Tide Is High" by Blondie, "Africa" by Toto, "Harden My Heart" by Quarterflash, and "Gloria" by Laura Branigan.

Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Hit Me with Your 80's Box!

Hit Me with Your 80's Box!

This is a great collection of many popular 80s songs covering many music genres, including new wave, pop, rock, synthpop, and others. Some of my favorites are "I Ran" by Flock of Seagulls, "Hungry Like the Wolf" by Duran Duran, "Jeopardy" by Greg Kihn Band, "Something About You" by Level 42, "Miami Vice Theme" by Jan Hammer, "Cruel Summer" by Bananarama, "Easy Lover" by Phil Collins & Philip Bailey, "Jump (For My Love)" by The Pointer Sisters, "You Belong to the City" by Glenn Frey, "Holding Back the Years" by Simply Red, "Walk Like an Egyptian" by The Bangles, and "Jessie's Girl" by Rick Springfield.

America - The Complete Greatest Hits

The Complete Greatest Hits

This collection has many of folk rock band America's songs from the 70s and 80s. My favorite 70s songs are "A Horse with No Name", "I Need You", "Ventura Highway", "Tin Man", "Lonely People", "Sister Golden Hair", and "California Dreamin'". The 80s songs "You Can Do Magic" and "The Border".

Sunday, November 11, 2007

Ultimate Prince

Ultimate Prince

This collection has many songs by Prince from the 70s to the 90s. Some of my favorites are the 70s song "I Wanna Be Your Lover", the 80s songs "When Doves Cry", "Purple Rain", "1999", "Kiss", "Let's Go Crazy", "Little Red Corvette", "Raspberry Beret", and the 90s songs "Nothing Compares 2 U" and "Diamonds and Pearls". I also like his Purple Rain album.

Note: Prince released many great songs and albums. My music blogs have not listed beyond his Purple Rain and Ultimate Prince albums.

Friday, November 9, 2007

REO Speedwagon - The Hits

The Hit

This collection has REO Speedwagon's songs from the 70s and 80s. Some of my favorite 70s songs are "Ridin' the Storm Out" (Live), and "Keep Pushin'". The 80s songs "Keep On Loving You", "Take It on the Run", "Can't Fight This Feeling", and "Don't Let Him Go". I also like their High Infidelity album.

Monday, November 5, 2007

Thompson Twins - Greatest Hits

Greatest Hits

This collection has many songs by the Thompson Twins from the 80s. Their songs are mostly synthpop and new wave. Some of my favorites are "Doctor! Doctor!" and "Hold Me Now". Other songs I like are "Lies", "We Are Detective", "Lay Your Hands on Me", "Nothing in Common", and "Long Goodbye".

Thursday, November 1, 2007

Run-DMC - Greatest Hits

Greatest Hits

Run-DMC was one of the most popular hip hop groups in the 80s. This is a good collection of their hit songs. One of my favorites is "Rock Box". Other songs I like are "King of Rock", "It's Tricky", "Walk This Way", "Peter Piper", "You Be Illin'", "It's Like That", "My Adidas", and "You Talk Too Much". More 80s hip hop music is on my 80s Hip Hop blog.

Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Monsters of Rock

Monsters of Rock

This is a great collection of some very popular 80s rock songs. My favorites are "Poison" by Alice Cooper, "You've Got Another Thing Comin'" by Judas Priest, "Round and Round" by Ratt, "Cum On Feel the Noize" by Quiet Riot, "The Final Countdown" by Europe, "Nobody's Fool" by Cinderella, "Cult of Personality" by Living Colour, "We're Not Gonna Take It" by Twisted Sister, "Here I Go Again" by Whitesnake, and "Every Rose Has It's Thorn" by Poison.

Guns N' Roses - Greatest Hits

Greatest Hits

This collection has songs by Guns N' Roses from the 80s and 90s. Some of my favorites are "Welcome to the Jungle", "Sweet Child o' Mine", "Paradise City", "Live and Let Die", "You Could be Mine", "Knockin' on Heaven's Door", "My Michelle", "Out ta Get Me", and "November Rain". I also like their Appetite for Destruction and Live: Era '87-'93 albums.

Sunday, October 28, 2007

Eurythmics - Ultimate Collection

Ultimate Collection

This collection has the Eurythmics songs from the 80s to the 00s. Their songs are new wave and synthpop. Some of my favorites are "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)", "Here Comes the Rain Again", "Would I Lie to You?", "Missionary Man", and "There Must Be an Angel (Playing with My Heart)".

Blondie - Greatest Hits

Greatest Hits

This collection has many popular songs from the 70s to the 90s by rock band Blondie. My favorite 70s songs are "One Way or Another" and "Heart of Glass". The 80s songs "Call Me", "The Tide Is High", and "Rapture". The 90s song "Maria".