’80s Music Video Of The Day

’80s Music Video Of The Day

80s Music Video Of The Day: KISS – “Tears Are Falling”

Release as the first single from KISS' 1985 album "Asylum", "Tears Are Falling" peaked at number 20 on Billboard's Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks. https://youtu.be/lEwnfhuPJGs I read your mind like an open book You lost the fire in your eyes You turn to me with a different look And then it's raining, looks like it's raining Oh no, tears are falling Oh no, tears are falling Oh no, tears are falling Something is wrong as I hold you near Somebody else holds your heart, yeah You turn to me with your icy tears And then it's raining, feels like it's raining...

80s Music Video Of The Day: Level 42 – Something About You

"Something About You" is the only Level 42 song to be a top 10 hit in the United States, where it reached #7 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. https://youtu.be/K8UF8clusR4    

80s Music Video Of The Day” Asia -“Heat Of The Moment”

This single released by Asia in 1982 reached #4 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It reached #1 on the U.S. Billboard Mainstream Rock chart and stayed there for six weeks straight. https://youtu.be/xDpPoytXVvo?list=PLhn85m7lzROn9QtEGec18zEYfs_Nqyqe4   I never meant to be so bad to you One thing I said that I would never do A look from you and I would fall from grace And that would wipe the smile right from my face Do you remember when we used to dance And incidents arose from circumstance One thing led to another we were young And we would scream together songs unsung...

80s Music Video Of The Day: Talking Heads – Burning Down The House

https://youtu.be/_3eC35LoF4U Get them out Ah Watch out, you might get what you're after Cool babies, strange but not a stranger I'm an ordinary guy Burning down the house Hold tight, wait 'til the party's over Hold tight, we're in for nasty weather There has got to be a way Burning down the house Here's your ticket pack your bags Time for jumpin' overboard Transportation isn't here Close enough but not too far, Maybe you know where you are Fightin' fire with fire, huah All wet, hey you might need a raincoat Shakedown, dreams walking in broad daylight Three hundred, sixty-five...

80s Music Video Of The Day: Huey Lewis And The News – The Heart Of Rock & Roll

Released as the third single from their album Sports in 1984. The Heart Of Rock & Roll peaked at number six on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. The video was filmed in New York for 13 hours straight on the Brooklyn Bridge and then later in Times Square. https://youtu.be/M7JVlpm0eRs New York, New York, is everything they say And no place that I'd rather be Where else can you do a half a million things All at a quarter to three When they play their music, ooh that modern music They like it with a lot of style But it's still...

80s Music Video Of The Day: Laura Branigan – Self Control

Self Control peaked at #4 on the Billboard charts when it was released in 1984. The song was actually a cover song from Raf that Branigan turned into a huge hit. Sadly Branigan died at her home in August 2004 from a previously undiagnosed cerebral aneurysm https://youtu.be/RP0_8J7uxhs Oh, the night is my world City light painted girl In the day nothing matters It's the night time that flatters In the night, no control Through the wall, something's breaking Wearing white as you're walkin' Down the street of my soul You take my self, you take my self-control You got me...

80s Music Video Of The Day: Duran Duran – Girls On Film

Released in 1981, it's hard to believe that Girls On Film was only the third single ever released by Duran Duran. The song and video shine a light on the exploitive world of fashion models. There were two versions of the video, with the original being banned by the BBC and needing to be re-edited before being shown on MTV because of nudity. https://youtu.be/KCjMZMxNr-0   See them walking hand in hand Across the bridge at midnight Heads turning as the lights flashing out Are so bright And walk right out to the four line track There's a camera rolling on...

80s Music Video Of The Day: Aerosmith – Dude (Looks Like A Lady)

Released in 1987 Dude (Looks Like A Lady) was the first single from their Permanent Vacation album. It went all the way to #14 on The Billboard Charts. https://youtu.be/nf0oXY4nDxE?list=PLGdUw8wzx__m_4yOWLrF97N5UoplOK2ny     Ironically someone captured this photo of Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler looking a little bit like someone's Grandma. Lyrics for Aerosmith's Dude (Looks Like A Lady) Dude looks like a lady Dude looks like a lady Dude looks like a lady Dude looks like a lady Cruised into a bar on the shore Her picture graced the grime on the door She's a long lost love at first bite Baby,...

80s Music Video Of The Day: Sigue Sigue Sputnik – Love Missile F1-11 (1986)

Sigue Sigue Sputnik was a British new wave band formed in 1982 by former Generation X bassist Tony James. The band had three UK top 40 hit singles, including the songs "Love Missile F1-11" and "21st Century Boy" Released in 1986 as the first single from their debut album Flaunt It. It was the band's biggest hit, reaching number three on the UK Singles Chart. https://youtu.be/PfHxsjH0bUI     The US bombs cruising overhead But there goes my love rocket red Shoot it up Oh, shoot it up Blaster bomb bomb bomb ahead Multi millions still unfed (unfed) Amondo teeno giving...

80s Music Video Of The Day: Donnie Iris – Ah Leah!

Released as a single in late 1980 and reached number 29 on the US Billboard Hot 100 charts. https://youtu.be/YH5Arbm47IQ Leah It's been a long, long time You're such a sight You're looking better than a body has a right to Don't you know we're playing with the fire But we can stop this burning desire Leah Ah! Leah! Here we go again Ah! Leah! Is it ever gonna end? Ah! Leah! Here we go again Ah! Leah! I see your lips And I wonder who's been kissing them I never knew how badly I was missing them We both know...

80s Music Video Of The Day: Def Leppard – Pour Some Sugar On Me

From their 1987 hit album Hysteria, Pour Some Sugar On Me reached number 2 on the Billboard Charts. The Hysteria went on to become a 12× Platinum-selling record. https://youtu.be/0UIB9Y4OFPs Love is like a (bomb) (Bomb) (Bomb) Love is like a (bomb) (I'm hot) Love is like a bomb baby c'mon get it on Livin' like a lover with a radar phone Lookin' like a tramp, like a video vamp Demolition woman, can I be your man? (Your man) Razzle 'n' a dazzle 'n' a flash a little light Television lover, baby, go all night Sometime, anytime, sugar me sweet Little...

80s Music Video Of The Day: Madonna – Like A Virgin

Madonna had already begun to establish herself as a top new star with her self titled album "Madonna", but she reached a new level of superstardom with her second album entitled "Like A Virgin" released in 1984. The single "Like A Virgin was the first single from the album and it was her first of many #1 singles. https://youtu.be/s__rX_WL100?list=PLd9auH4JIHvupoMgW5YfOjqtj6Lih0MKw I made it through the wilderness Somehow I made it through Didn't know how lost I was Until I found you I was beat Incomplete I'd been had, I was sad and blue But you made me feel Yeah, you made...

80s Music Video Of The Day: J. Geils Band – Love Stinks

The title track of the J. Geils Band's 1980 album Love Stinks, the song describes a less than perfect love life. https://youtu.be/E0LAs7X5ybE   You love her But she loves him And he loves somebody else You just can't win And so it goes Till the day you die This thing they call love It's gonna make you cry I've had the blues The reds and the pinks One thing for sure Love stinks yeah yeah (Love stinks) Love stinks yeah yeah Love stinks yeah yeah (Love stinks) Love stinks yeah yeah Two by two and side by side Love's gonna...

80s Music Video Of The Day: Murray Head – One Night In Bangkok

Released in 1985 from the concept album and musical "Chess", "One Night In Bangkok" reached #3 on the U.S. charts! https://youtu.be/rgc_LRjlbTU Bangkok, Oriental Setting But the city don't know what the city is getting The creme de la creme of the chess world In a show with everything but Yul BrynnerTime flies - doesn't seem a minute since the Tirolean spa had the chess boards in it All changed, don't you know that when you Play at this level there's no ordinary venueIt's Iceland, or the Philippines, or Hastings Or ... or this place!One night in Bangkok and the world's...

80s Music Video of The Day: David Lee Roth – Yankee Rose

Released in 1986, Yankee Rose was the first single from David Lee Roth's first full-length solo album "Eat 'Em And Smile". https://youtu.be/RgLWTrWgDTI   What? Well, let me roll up on to the sidewalk and take a look, yes Whoa! She's beautiful! I'm talking about a Yankee Rose! Ha ha ha ha ha! And she looks wild, wild, wild, wild! Are you ready for the new sensation? Well, here's the shot heard 'round the world All you back room boys salute when her flag unfurls Well, guess who's back in circulation Now, I don't know what you may have heard But...

80s Music Video Of The Day: Timbuk 3 – The Future’s So Bright (I Gotta Wear Shades)

Timbuk 3 was truly a one-hit-wonder of the 80s with this song that went all the way to #19 on the Billboard charts back in 1986. https://youtu.be/8qrriKcwvlY I study nuclear science I love my classes I got a crazy teacher, he wears dark glasses Things are going great, and they're only getting better I'm doing all right, getting good grades The future's so bright, I gotta wear shades I've got a job waiting for my graduation Fifty thou a year -- buys a lot of beer Things are going great, and they're only getting better I'm doing all right, getting...

80s Music Video Of The Day: Prince – 1999

Released on the album "1999" in 1982, the song "1999" was a top 20 Billboard hit for Prince which thrust him into the spotlight and increased his awareness and fame in the pop music world. https://youtu.be/rblt2EtFfC4 {Don't worry, I won't hurt you I only want you to have some fun} I was dreamin' when I wrote this, forgive me if it goes astray But when I woke up this mornin', could've sworn it was judgment day The sky was all purple, there were people runnin' everywhere Tryin' to run from the destruction, you know I didn't even care Say say...

80s Music Video Of The Day: Hall And Oates – Family Man

The duo of Hall & Oates released the single "Family Man" from the H2O album, which reached Number 6 in March and June 1983.  Hall & Oates have sold an estimated 40 million records throughout their lengthy career. https://youtu.be/-oiqiYdWXiM   She had sulky smile She took her standard pose As she presented herself She had sultry eyes She made it perfectly plain That she was his for a price But he said: "Leave me alone, I'm a family man And my bark is much worse than my bite" He said: "Leave me alone, I'm a family man If you push...

80s Music Video Of The Day: Band Aid – Do They Know It’s Christmas?

Released in 1984 to help famine relief, supergroup Band Aid recorded this song and video for charity. https://youtu.be/j3fSknbR7Y4 Band Aid vocalist members: Robert "Kool" Bell (Kool & the Gang) Bono (U2) Pete Briquette (The Boomtown Rats) Adam Clayton (U2) Phil Collins (Genesis and solo artist) Chris Cross (Ultravox) Simon Crowe (The Boomtown Rats) Sara Dallin (Bananarama) Siobhan Fahey (Bananarama) Johnny Fingers (The Boomtown Rats) Bob Geldof (The Boomtown Rats) Boy George (Culture Club) Glenn Gregory (Heaven 17) Tony Hadley (Spandau Ballet) John Keeble (Spandau Ballet) Gary Kemp (Spandau Ballet) Martin Kemp (Spandau Ballet) Simon Le Bon (Duran Duran) Marilyn George...

80s Music Video Of The Day: USA For Africa – We Are The World

"We Are the World" is a charity single originally recorded by the supergroup USA for Africa in 1985. It was written by Lionel Richie and Michael Jackson for the album We Are the World. With sales in excess of 20 million copies, it is the eighth best-selling physical single of all time. https://youtu.be/9AjkUyX0rVw Soloists (in order of appearance) • Lionel Richie • Stevie Wonder • Paul Simon • Kenny Rogers • James Ingram • Tina Turner • Billy Joel • Michael Jackson • Diana Ross • Dionne Warwick • Willie Nelson • Al Jarreau • Bruce Springsteen • Kenny Loggins...

80s Music Video Of The Day: Foreigner – Urgent

Urgent was the first single from Foreigner's hit album "4" released all the way back in 1981. https://youtu.be/Lcb-Fsx_phM You're not shy, you get around You wanna fly, don't want your feet on the ground You stay up, you won't come down You wanna live, you wanna move to the sound Got fire in your veins Burnin' hot but you don't feel the pain Your desire is insane You can't stop until you do it again But sometimes I wonder as I look in your eyes Maybe you're thinking of some other guy But I know, yes I know, how to...

80s Music Video Of The Day: Motley Crue – “Kickstart My Heart”

Motley Crue took the single "Kickstart My Heart" all the way to #27 on the Billboard charts when it was released from the Dr. Feelgood album in 1989. https://youtu.be/CmXWkMlKFkI When I get high I get high on speed Top fuel funny car's A drug for me My heart, my heart Kick start my heart Always got the cops Coming after me Custom built bike doing 103 My heart, my heart Kick start my heart Oh, are you ready girls? Oh, are you ready now? Ooh, yeah Kick start my heart Give it a start Ooh, yeah, baby Ooh, yeah Kick...

80s Music Video Of The Day: The Cult – “She Sells Sanctuary”

She Sells Sanctuary was the breakthrough hit for The Cult landing at #15 on the U.K. charts and reaching Gold status as a single. Released as a single in 1985 from the "Love" album, it put the band on the radar for mainstream success. https://youtu.be/ZCOSPtyZAPA   Oh, the heads that turn Make my back burn And those heads that turn Make my back, make my back burn The sparkle in your eyes Keeps me alive And the sparkle in your eyes Keeps me alive, keeps me alive The world Oh, the world turns around The world and the world, yeah...

80s Music Video Of The Day: Joan Jett & The Blackhearts – “Do You Wanna Touch Me (Oh Yeah)”

Joan Jett's Bad Reputation album landed at #51 on the Billboard Charts fueled by the singles "Bad Reputation" and of course, "Do You Wanna Touch Me (Oh Yeah)". The video and song were considered controversial for the time, although MTV played it in regular rotation. https://youtu.be/DSqp-W1pWoU     We've been here too long Tryin' to get along Pretendin' that you're oh so shy I'm a natural ma'am Doin' all I can My temperature is runnin' high Cry at night No one in sight An' we got so much to share Talking's fine If you got the time But I ain't...

80s Music Video Of The Day: Cyndi Lauper – She Bop

https://youtu.be/KFq4E9XTueY   Well, I see 'em every night in tight blue jeans In the pages of a Blueboy magazine Hey, hey, I've been thinking of a new sensation I'm picking up good vibrations Oop, she bop, she bop Do I wanna go out with a lion's roar? Yeah, I wanna go south and get me some more Hey, they say that a stitch in time saves nine They say I better stop or I'll go blind Oop, she bop, she bop She bop, he bop, we bop I bop, you bop, they bop Be bop, be bop, a lu bop...

80s Music Video Of The Day: Milli Vanilli – Girl You Know It’s True

https://youtu.be/RdSmokR0Enk?list=PLHE6dkXvnNgMQd6ogwNOncbWt5V-x5oRF   So, what are you doing back? Well, I sat back and thought about the things we used to do It really meant a lot to me, you mean a lot to me I really mean that much to you? Girl, you know it's true I'm in love with you, girl, 'cause you're on my mind You're the one I think about most every time And when you pack a smile in everything you do Don't you understand, girl, this love is true? To make you all mine, all mine is my desire 'Cause you contain a quality, you...

80s Music Video Of The Day: Honeymoon Suite – New Girl Now

“New Girl Now” was Honeymoon Suite’s first single to reach the top-50 in the United States https://youtu.be/uK0AmgDGpPo   Hot summer night Storm lies in the air My eyes are a little heavy I'm feeling in the past tense I'm hardly aware I don't want you on the phone don't you play that good girl with me Why must I always say it again I've got a new girl now I've got a new girl now I've got a new girl now And she's a lot like you I tried to wash my face But my head fell to low I...

80s Music Video Of The Day: George Michael – Careless Whisper

https://youtu.be/izGwDsrQ1eQ?list=PLHE6dkXvnNgMQd6ogwNOncbWt5V-x5oRF I feel so unsure As I take your hand and lead you to the dance floor As the music dies Something in your eyes Calls to mind the silver screen And all its sad good-byes I'm never gonna dance again Guilty feet have got no rhythm Though it's easy to pretend I know you're not a fool Should've known better than to cheat a friend And waste the chance that I've been given So I'm never gonna dance again The way I danced with you Time can never mend The careless whispers of a good friend To the heart...

80s Music Video Of The Day: Madonna – Papa Don’t Preach

https://youtu.be/G333Is7VPOg?list=PLHE6dkXvnNgMQd6ogwNOncbWt5V-x5oRF   Papa, I know you're going to be upset 'Cause I was always your little girl But you should know by now, I'm not a baby You always taught me right from wrong I need your help, daddy, please be strong I may be young at heart, but I know what I'm saying The one you warned me all about The one you said I could do without We're in an awful mess And I don't mean maybe Please Papa don't preach I'm in trouble, deep Papa don't preach I've been losing sleep But I made up my mind...

80s Music Video Of The Day: Pet Shop Boys – It’s A Sin

https://youtu.be/dRHetRTOD1Q?list=PLHE6dkXvnNgMQd6ogwNOncbWt5V-x5oRF   When I look back upon my life It's always with a sense of shame I've always been the one to blame For everything I long to do No matter when or where or who Has one thing in common too It's a, it's a, it's a, it's a sin It's a sin Everything I've ever done Everything I ever do Every place I've ever been Everywhere I'm going to It's a sin At school they taught me how to be So pure in thought and word and deed They didn't quite succeed For everything I long to do...

80s Music Video Of The Day: Bonnie Tyler – Holding Out For A Hero

https://youtu.be/bWcASV2sey0?list=PLHE6dkXvnNgMQd6ogwNOncbWt5V-x5oRF   Where have all the good men gone And where are all the gods Where's the streetwise Hercules To fight the rising odds Isn't there a white knight upon a fiery steed Late at night I toss and I turn And I dream of what I need I need a hero I'm holding out for a hero 'till the end of the night He's gotta be strong, and he's gotta be fast And he's gotta be fresh from the fight I need a hero I'm holding out for a hero 'till the morning light He's gotta be sure, and...

80s Music Video Of The Day: UB40 – Red Red Wine

https://youtu.be/zXt56MB-3vc?list=PLHE6dkXvnNgMQd6ogwNOncbWt5V-x5oRF   Red, red wine Go to my head Make me forget that I Still need her so Red, red wine It's up to you All I can do, I've done But mem'ries won't go No, mem'ries won't go I'd have thought That with time Thoughts of her Would leave my head I was wrong And I find Just one thing makes me forget Red, red wine Stay close to me Don't let me be alone It's tearin' apart My blue, blue heart Red red wine you make me feel so fine You keep me rocking all of the time...

80s Music Video Of The Day: David Bowie – Modern Love

Released in 1983 on the Let's Dance album, "Modern Love" landed at #2 on the U.K. charts and number 14 in the U.S. Bowie often closed his show on the "Serious Moonlight" tour with this great song. https://youtu.be/HivQqTtiHVw   I know when to go out And when to stay in Get things done I catch a paper boy But things don't really change I'm standing in the wind But I never wave bye-bye But I try I try There's no sign of life It's just the power to charm I'm lying in the rain But I never wave bye-bye But...

80s Music Video Of The Day: The Human League – Keep Feeling Fascination

https://youtu.be/QqqBs6kkzHE   If it seems a little time is needed Decisions to be made The good advice of friends unheeded For the best of plans mislaid Just looking for a new direction In an old familiar way The forming of a new connection To study or to play And so the conversation turned Until the sun went down And many fantasies were learned On that day Keep feeling fascination Passion burning, love so strong Keep feeling fascination Looking, learning, moving on Well, the truth may need some rearranging Stories to be told And plain to see the facts are changing...

80s Music Video Of The Day: Poison – Talk Dirty To Me

Glam-Metal band Poison released their debut album "Look What The Cat Dragged In" in 1986 and the single "Talk Dirty To Me" landed the band their first Top 40 hit which peaked at #9 on the charts. https://youtu.be/xCChxBSRo1Y You know I never I never seen you look so good You never act the way you should But I like it And I know you like it too The way that I want you I gotta have you Oh yes, I do You know I never I never ever stay out late You know that I can hardly wait Just to...

80s Music Video Of The Day: Kate Bush – Running Up That Hill

Running Up That Hill was the first single from Kate's 1985 album Hounds of Love and released in the UK on August 5, 1985. It entered the UK chart at number 9 and eventually peaked at number 3. The single also reached the top 30 in the United States and helped Kate Bush to develop a bigger following in the U.S. https://youtu.be/wp43OdtAAkM   It doesn't hurt me Do you want to feel how it feels? Do you want to know, know that it doesn't hurt me? Do you want to hear about the deal that I'm making? You, it's you...

80s Music Video Of The Day: Devo – I Can’t Get No Satisfaction

  I can't get no satisfaction I can't get no satisfaction 'Cause I try and I try and I try and I try I can't get no I can't get no When I'm drivin' in my car And the man comes on the radio He's tellin' me more and more About some useless information Supposed to fire my imagination I can't get no Oh no, no, no Hey, hey, hey That's what I say I can't get no satisfaction I can't get no satisfaction 'Cause I try and I try and I try and I try I can't get no...

80s Music Video Of The Day: Taylor Dayne – Tell It To My Heart

When Taylor Dayne released her debut album in 1987 it went double platinum and soared up the Billboard charts with "Tell It To My Heart" being the highest-charting single from the album. https://youtu.be/Ud6sU3AclT4?list=PLHE6dkXvnNgMQd6ogwNOncbWt5V-x5oRF     I feel the night explode When we're together Emotion overload In the heat of pleasure Take me I'm yours Into your arms Never let me go Tonight, I really need to know Tell it to my heart Tell me I'm the only one Is this really love or just a game? Tell it to my heart I can feel my body rock Every time you...

80s Music Video Of The Day: Berlin – No More Words

No More Words was released by Berlin in 1984 on their album "Love Life" and was also featured in the movie "Vision Quest". It was the band's first top 40 hit. Currently, Berlin is set to return with an album of their classic tracks…with strings attached. Working with a full philharmonic orchestra, Strings Attached sees the band revisit some of their classic tracks, from their formation in the early 1980s through to today, including, of course, the iconic theme to the movie, Top Gun, Take My Breath Away. Featuring the classic line-up of Terri Nunn, John Crawford, and David Diamond,...

80s Music Video Of The Day: Martika – Toy Soldiers

https://youtu.be/LvdLovAaYzM?list=PLHE6dkXvnNgMQd6ogwNOncbWt5V-x5oRF   Step by step Heart to heart Left, right, left We all fall down Like toy soldiers It wasn't my intention to mislead you It never should have been this way What can I say? It's true, I did extend the invitation I never knew how long you'd stay When you hear temptation call It's your heart that takes, takes the fall (Won't you come out and play with me?) Step by step Heart to heart Left, right, left We all fall down Like toy soldiers Bit by bit Torn apart We never win But the battle wages on...

80s Music Video Of The Day: Scorpions – Rock You Like A Hurricane

Released in 1984 from the Scorpions album "Love At First Sting", "Rock You Like A Hurricane" hit #25 on The Billboard Hot 100 Chart. https://youtu.be/6yP1tcy9a10       It's early morning the sun comes out Last night was shaky and pretty loud My cat is purring it scratches my skin So, what is wrong with a night of sin? The bitch is hungry, she needs to tell So give her inches and feed her well More days to come new places to go I've got to leave it's time for the show Here I am Rock you like a hurricane...

80s Music Video Of The Day: Wham! – Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go

https://youtu.be/pIgZ7gMze7A?list=PLHE6dkXvnNgMQd6ogwNOncbWt5V-x5oRF   Jitterbug Jitterbug Jitterbug Jitterbug You put the boom-boom into my heart (do do) You send my soul sky high when your lovin' starts Jitterbug into my brain (yeah yeah) Goes a bang-bang-bang 'til my feet do the same But something's bugging you Something ain't right My best friend told me what you did last night Left me sleepin' in my bed I was dreaming, but I should have been with you instead Wake me up before you go-go Don't leave me hanging on like a yo-yo Wake me up before you go-go I don't want to miss it...

80s Music Video Of The Day: Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers – You Got Lucky

This Tom Petty song which was the first single from the album "Long After Dark" hit #1 on The Billboard Top Tracks chart and stayed there for three weeks straight. https://youtu.be/mtLpZWNyM0I   One, two You better watch what you say You better watch what you do to me Don't get carried away Girl, if you can do better than me, go Yeah, go but remember Good love is hard to find Good love is hard to find You got lucky, babe You got lucky, babe, when I found you You put a hand on my cheek And then you turned...

80s Music Video Of The Day: I Can Dream About You – Dan Hartman

This song from The Streets Of Fire soundtrack made it all the way to #6 on The Billboard Hot 100 charts back in 1984. https://youtu.be/vzBOG-QW3_E       No more timing Each tear that falls from my eyes I'm not hiding The remedy to cure this old heart of mine I can dream about you If I can't hold you tonight I can dream about you You know how to hold me just right I can dream about you If I can't hold you tonight I can dream about you You know how to hold me just right Moving sidewalks...

80s Music Video Of The Day: Patrick Swayze – She’s Like The Wind

https://youtu.be/lU9p1WRfA9w   She's like the wind, Through my tree She rides the night Next to me She leads me through moonlight Only to burn me with the sun She's taken my heart But she doesn't know what she's done Feel her breath in my face Her body close to me Can't look in her eyes She's out of my league Just a fool to believe I have anything she needs She's like the wind I look in the mirror And all I see Is a young old man With only a dream Am I just fooling myself That she'll stop...

80s Music Video Of The Day: Styx – Mr. Roboto

https://youtu.be/uc6f_2nPSX8 Domo arigato, Mr. Roboto, Mata ah-oo hima de Domo arigato, Mr. Roboto, Himitsu wo shiri tai You're wondering who I am Machine or mannequin With parts made in Japan, I am the modern man I've got a secret I've been hiding under my skin My heart is human, my blood is boiling, my brain I.B.M. So if you see me acting strangely, don't be surprised I'm just a man who needed someone, and somewhere to hide To keep me alive just keep me alive Somewhere to hide to keep me alive I'm not a robot without emotions-I'm not what...

80s Music Video Of The Day: Cameo – Word Up!

Cameo released Word Up! in 1986 and it peaked at #6 on The Billboard Hot 100 chart https://youtu.be/MZjAantupsA?list=PLCQCtoOJpI_DHyuVUNd84_bTtdK1m5fSF Yo pretty ladies around the world Got a weird thing to show you So tell all the boys and girls Tell your brother, your sister and your mama too 'Cause we're about to go down And you know just what to do Wave your hands in the air like you don't care Glide by the people as they start to look and stare Do your dance, do your dance, do your dance quick mamma Come on baby tell me what's the word...

80s Music Video Of The Day: Wall Of Voodoo – Mexican Radio

Mexican Radio by Wall Of Voodoo was released on their album "Call Of The West" in 1982 but didn't become a hit single until 1983 when it received regular airplay on MTV. https://youtu.be/eyCEexG9xjw?list=PLHE6dkXvnNgMQd6ogwNOncbWt5V-x5oRF     I feel a hot wind on my shoulder And the touch of a world that is older I turn the switch and check the number I leave it on when in bed I slumber I hear the rhythms of the music I buy the product and never use it I hear the talking of the DJ Can't understand just what does he say? I'm on...

80s Music Video Of The Day: Cinderella – Don’t Know What You Got (Till It’s Gone)

Cinderella's highest ranking single, Don't Know What You Got (Till It's Gone) was released in 1988 and went all the way to #12 on the Billboard Charts. https://youtu.be/i28UEoLXVFQ   I can't tell ya baby what went wrong I can't make you feel what you felt so long ago I'll let it show I can't give you back what's been hurt Heartaches come and go and all that's left are the words I can't let go If we take some time to think it over baby Take some time, let me know If you really want to go Don't know what...

80s Music Video Of The Day: Janet Jackson – Rhythm Nation

https://youtu.be/OAwaNWGLM0c   With music by our side To break the color lines Let's work together To improve our way of life Join voices in protest To social injustice A generation full of courage Come forth with me People of the world today Are we looking for a better way of life? We are a part of the rhythm nation People of the world unite strength in numbers We can get it right one time We are a part of the rhythm nation This is the test No struggle no progress Lend a hand to help Your brother do his best...

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