Song and Music - 80s (5)

Song title Release datesort descending Singer - Band Singer-Band picture Album Country Musical genre Remarks
Hijo de la Luna Jun. 1986 MECANO Descanso dominical Spain POP It talks about a gypsy who prays the moon a whole night in order to find a husband
The Lady in Red Jun. 1986 CHRIS DE BURGH Into the Light United Kingdom Soft ROCK
Every Beat of My Heart Jun. 1986 ROD STEWART Every Beat of My Heart England POP song
Don't Leave Me This Way Jul. 1986 THE COMMUNARDS Communards Scotland POP The Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes original version was released in 1975
Don't Get Me Wrong Aug. 1986 THE PRETENDERS Get Close England ROCK
True Colors Aug. 1986 CYNDI LAUPER True Colors USA POP
Always the Sun Oct. 1986 THE STRANGLERS The Stranglers in 2007 Dreamtime United Kingdom POP
Caravan of Love Nov. 1986 THE HOUSEMARTINS Caravan of Love United Kingdom A cappella Released in 1985 by some of the Isley Brothers
Almaz Nov. 1986 RANDY CRAWFORD Abstract Emotions U.S. Soul music It was written about a couple of Ethiopian refugees who were neighbours of Crawford's
L'envie Dec. 1986 JOHNNY HALLYDAY Gang France ROCK Written by Jean- Jacques Goldman in the late 1970s and then proposed to Michel Sardou who refused it!
Unchain My heart 1987 JOE COCKER Joe Cocker in 2013 (Crozon) Unchain my heart USA ROCK Released by Ray Charles in 1961
Bamboléo 1987 GIPSY KINGS Gipsy Kings France Rumba flamenca
Quand je t'aime 1987 DEMIS ROUSSOS Rock'N'Roll Grece Various
I Maschi 1987 GIANNA NANNINI Maschi e altri Italia POP
Yéké Yéké 1987 MORY KANTE Akwaba Beach Guinea POP With Yeke Yeke, Mory Kante became the best selling African artist worldwide
Vingt ans 1987 PIERRE BACHELET Vingt ans France Various In an autobiographical way , Pierre Bachelet talks about the period of May 1968, when he was just over 20 years ...
Yaka Dansé 1987 RAFT Yaka Dansé France Various
Misteriosa Venezia 1987 RONDÒ VENEZIANO Rondo Veneziano Italia Various
Just a Friend of Mine 1987 VAYA CON DIOS Vaya Con Dios Belgium POP
Where The Streets Have No Name Mar. 1987 U2 The Joshua Tree Ireland ROCK Bono's lyrics talk about the possible identification of a person's religion and income based on the street on which they live, particularly in Belfast
I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For Mar. 1987 U2 The Joshua Tree Ireland ROCK Producer Daniel Lanois compared the creation of the song to constructing a building, first laying down the drums as the foundation, then adding additional layers piece by piece, before finally "putting in furniture"
It's a Sin Jul. 1987 PET SHOP BOYS Actually England POP Criticism of the very strict Catholic education that singer Neil Tennant received at school
Sign Your Name Jul. 1987 TERENCE TRENT D'ARBY Introducing the Hardline According to Terence Trent d'Arby USA Soul music
Beds Are Burning Aug. 1987 MIDNIGHT OIL Diesel and Dust Australia New Wave It is about the homeland of Pintupi aborigines
Never Tear Us Apart Oct. 1987 INXS Kick Australia POP The lyrics of this sensuous ballad, written in the tempo of a Viennese waltz, were written by Michael Hutchence, who passed away in 1997, aged 37
Need You Tonight Oct. 1987 INXS Kick Australia ROCK song
Il changeait la vie Nov. 1987 JEAN-JACQUES GOLDMAN Jean-Jacques Goldman in 2002 (Paris) Entre gris clair et gris foncé France Various music
Free Nov. 1987 STEVIE WONDER Characters USA R&B When first released, it had only a limited success. It was only after being used for an advertisement for a bank in 1993 that the single saw its sales take off
John 1988 DESIRELESS François France POP
Gimme Hope Jo'anna 1988 EDDY GRANT File Under Rock England Reggae

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