80's songs

Music from the 80's

The 80's saw the emergence of dance music and new wave with the increased use of synthesizers and non-traditional instruments giving rise to electronic styles of music - electro, techno, house, freestyle etc. All the usual styles remained popular with glam metal becoming the most successful brand of music during the late 80's.

Songs include chords and lyrics with chord charts for all guitarists. The 'Date' refers to the year the song was released.

🟢 Suitable for beginners

Song Artist Date
A Touch of Paradise John Farnham 🟢 1987
Addicted To Love Robert Palmer 🟢 1986
Africa Toto 1982
Against The Wind Bob Seger 🟢 1980
Ashes To Ashes David Bowie 🟢 1980
Avalon Roxy Music 🟢 1982
Bad Case Of Loving You Robert Palmer 🟢 1986
Bette Davis Eyes Kim Carnes 🟢 1981
Black Velvet Alannah Myles 🟢 1989
Choirgirl Cold Chisel 🟢 1980
Echo Beach Martha and the Muffins 🟢 1980
Faith George Michael 🟢 1987
Fast Car Tracy Chapman 🟢 1988
Guilty Barbra Streisand & Barry Gibb 1980
Hallelujah K D Lang (Cover - 2004) 1984
I Love Rock 'n' Roll Joan Jett & The Blackhearts 🟢 1981
If Tomorrow Never Comes Ronan Keating (Cover - 2002) 🟢 1989
I'm So Excited The Pointer Sisters 🟢 1982
Lady In Red Chris De Burgh 1986
New York New York Frank Sinatra 1980
No Frontiers The Corrs (Cover - 1999) 1989
The Best Tina Turner 1989
The Rose Bette Midler 🟢 1980
Time After Time Cyndi Lauper 🟢 1983
True Colors Cyndi Lauper 1986
Watching The Wheels John Lennon 1981
Way It Is, The Bruce Hornsby 🟢 1986
Weakness In Me, The Joan Armatrading 🟢 1981
What's Love Got To Do With It Tina Turner 1984
Woman In Love Barbra Streisand 1980
Working Man Rita MacNeil 🟢 1981
You're The Voice John Farnham 1986
Music artists from the 80's
Music artists from the 80s

Please Note: All the song charts on this site represent our interpretation of each song, in a format aimed at teaching guitarists and musicians in general. No attempt has been made to copy or reproduce the artist's or publisher's sheet music for the song, if it does exist. It is to be used for Informational and Educational Purposes Only. For a comprehensive representation of the songs, we recommend you buy the sheet music. If you like playing these songs, we encourage you to support the artists and buy their music.

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