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Mount Rushmore - 80s rock bands

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Scout, Aug 14, 2019.

  1. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    LOL it's guitars and drums and dudes in drag ... but pure rock 'n' roll.
  2. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    Billy Joel's '80s rock 'n' roll.

  3. Scout

    Scout Well-Known Member

    This is Rushmore.

    Are you putting 1980s Billy Joel over U2 or The Police?
  4. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    I'd put him over U2 and that's not a slight to U2.
  5. Regan MacNeil

    Regan MacNeil Well-Known Member

    I'd put Huey Lewis above '80s Billy Joel.
  6. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    I wouldn't do that but Chris Berman's favorite band did carve out a decent little niche.

    And U2 isn't on that mountain.
  7. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    I think a decade is too long of a time frame. Music and musical tastes change way too much in 10 years.
  8. cyclingwriter2

    cyclingwriter2 Well-Known Member

    I only assume that BYM is working on a 4,000 word treatise underlining why Billy Ocean is the true 1980s superstar.
  9. PCLoadLetter

    PCLoadLetter Well-Known Member

    Billy Joel isn't making my top four list of 80s acts named Billy.
    garrow, RARist, Tweener and 2 others like this.
  10. Scout

    Scout Well-Known Member

  11. PCLoadLetter

    PCLoadLetter Well-Known Member

    Vera and the Beaters
    And the Boingers
  12. RARist

    RARist Member

    I think Run-DMC deserves consideration -- brought Hip-Hop to the mainstream
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