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80's Music Quiz
The music scene of the 1980's has turned into an interesting phenomenom, simultaneously mocked and desired. Mocked because of the comical videos, fake attitudes, big hair and ridiculous song lyrics. While on the other hand, desired for its simplicity, lyrical clarity and good-time aura. Now, in a more "serious" decade everyone laughs at the 80's artists, yet still knows every lyric to their radio-friendly songs.

Below are 221 lines from 80s pop music songs. Name the song and artist of each. Hint: No two songs are by the same artist, and all were produced between 1980 and 1989. Good luck!

1. Suckin on chili dogs outside the Tastee-Freez
2. I've done no harm, I keep to myself
3. There's a freeway runnin' through the yard
4. I've seen a million faces and I've rocked them all
5. Your mom threw away your best porno mag
6. Can you hear them? They talk about us, telling lies, well that's no surprise
7. One that won't make me nervous, wonderin what to do
8. Are you more than hot for me, or am I a page in your history (book)
9. I can hear you comin, I know what you're after
10. And it's true we are immune when fact is fiction and TV reality
11. Don't go around breaking young girls' hearts
12. I've got my back against the record machine
13. You take me by the heart when you take me by the hand
14. A cloud appears above your head, a beam of light comes shining down on you
15. I'm lying in the rain, but I never wave bye-bye
16. He's the one that makes ya feel alright
17. Are you happy, are you satisfied, how long can you stand the heat
18. I think I thought you were someone else
19. I tried my imagination but I was disturbed
20. I tell you one and one makes three
21. I'll be stretching my mouth to let those big words come right out
22. And though she will mess up your life, you want her just the same
23. You can listen as well as you hear
24. Think of the tender things that we were working on -
25. They gave you life and in return you gave them hell
26. Knew he must've been about seventeen
27. I am the maker of rules, dealing with fools
28. Can't get food for the king
29. Step on a crack, break your momma's back
30. Her hair reminds me of a warn safe place where as a child I'd lie
31. You're like the sun chasing all of the rain away
32. Everyone you meet, they're jamming in the streets
33. I'm not internationally known, but I'm known to rock a microphone
34. Every time I see you falling, I get down on my knees and pray
35. We'll take your car, yes we will, we'll take your car and drive it
36. I said to my reflection 'Let's get out of this place'
37. Easy ready willing overtime
38. The five years we have had have been such good times
39. Didn't know how lost I was until I found you
40. People of the world today are we looking for a better way of life
41. You in that dress my thoughts I confess verge on dirty
42. I'm about to lose control and I think I like it
43. Write it on a pound note, pound note
44. We are strong, no one can tell us we're wrong
45. Out on the road today, I saw a deadhead sticker on a Cadillac
46. Caught up in the action I've been looking out for you
47. An invisible man sleeping in your bed
48. But somewhere sometime when you're curious, I'll be back around
49. I know her love is true but it's so damn easy makin' love to you
50. Oh mother dear we're not the fortunate ones
51. And incidents arose from circumstance
52. You know I like my girls a little bit older
53. You always live your life never thinking of the future
54. Now we're sharing the same dreams, and our hearts can beat as one
55. She don't need a man's touch
56. She'll get a hold on you, believe it
57. You're everywhere, but you're so hard to find
58. You want your percentage, but I'm the fool paying the dues
59. No April rain, no flowers' bloom, no wedding Saturday within the month of June
60. There's a skeleton chokin' on a crust of bread
61. With my body and soul I want you more than you'll ever know
62. I used to think maybe you loved me, now I know that it's true
63. Animals strike curious poses
64. Religion is a light in the fog
65. I don't know where I'm goin' but I sure know where I've been
66. If you want to find all the cops they're hanging out in the donut shop
67. And there's a heart that's breaking down this long distance line tonight
68. I'm always workin', slavin', every day
69. Feel like I could run away, run away from this empty heart

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