80s Music The Best Party Songs Of The '80s, Ranked  

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Here are the greatest '80s party songs, ranked by fans everywhere. It may be the 21st century, but people are still obsessed with the 1980s. People still regularly host '80s themed parties where people put on their best Michael Jackson jackets and apply way too much hairspray. These parties are great for catching up with old friends, but they are also the perfect opportunity to take control of the playlist and blast some of the biggest hits of the decade. The most popular '80s party songs will get everyone off their feet and reminiscing about the good old days before everyone had a smartphone in their pocket. 

No '80s party is complete without playing most of the songs on this '80s music playlist. There are tracks that will have people getting up off from the couch and doing the moonwalk. Others are a bit more laid back and good for when it's time to bring the festivities to a close. They all encapsulate a certain, bygone era, and they will put smiles on everyone's faces. 

Use this list of '80s party songs whenever you are in charge of the music. As each track plays, just look around at everyone smirking with joy as they listen to the songs that played during their high school dances. Partiers of all ages are encouraged to vote. 

 

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120 43
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Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Joan Jett
2
81 27
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3
103 44
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4
100 43
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5
72 25
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Run DMC, Aerosmith
6
75 27
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Rick Springfield
7
96 42
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8
71 26
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9
77 30
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10
75 29
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Def Leppard
11
75 30
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Bryan Adams
12
63 23
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13
93 45
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Rick James
14
87 41
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15
71 30
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Survivor
16
63 25
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The B-52's
17
58 22
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Tommy Tutone
18
52 18
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Dexys Midnight Runners
19
64 27
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David Bowie, Queen
20
58 23
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Guns N' Roses
21
52 19
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Eddie Money
22
53 20
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Bob Seger, Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band
23
76 37
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Michael Jackson
24
52 20
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Kool & The Gang
25
67 31
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Toto