Revive the Classics: 25 Must-Know Sing Along Songs from the 70's and 80's
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Sing Along to the Greatest Hits of the 70's and 80's

"Just a small town girl, livin' in a lonely world, she took the midnight train, goin' anywhere."

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Let's be real, the 70's and 80's produced some of the greatest songs ever. Songs that are nearly 40 years old are still sung by people of all ages. It doesn't matter if you were around during the 70's or the 80's, there's still a high chance that you know (almost) every word to many songs. Whether you're with a group of people at a party, in the car with friends or by yourself in the car and a hit from those decades comes on, it's kind of hard not to start jammin' your heart out. Although I can list hundreds of amazing songs, I listed my top 25 choices that instantly makes me want to scream the words to whether alone or at a party.

"Africa" - Toto

"I bless the rains down in Africa

Gonna take some time to do the things we never had"

"Come Sail Away" - Styx

"Come sail away

Come sail away

Come sail away with me"

"Come On Eileen" - Dexys Midnight Runners

"Come on Eileen

oh I swear (what he means)

At this moment you mean everything"

"Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go" - Wham!

"Wake me up before you go-go

Don't leave me hanging on like a yo-yo"

"September" - Earth, Wind & Fire

"Ba de ya - say do you remember

Ba de ya - dancing in September

Ba de ya - never was a cloudy day"

"Pour Some Sugar On Me"- Def Leppard

"Pour some sugar on me

Oh, in the name of love"

"Modern Love" - David Bowie

"But I try, I try

Never gonna fall for (Modern love)

Walks beside me (Modern love)

Walks on by"

"Don't Stop Believing" - Journey

"Just a small town girl

Livin' in a lonely world

She took the midnight train

Goin' anywhere"

"Living On A Prayer" - Bon Jovi

(Whoa) We're half way there

(Whoa) Livin' on a prayer

Take my hand and we'll make it

I swear, (Whoa) livin' on a prayer

"Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough" - Michael Jackson

"Keep on

with the force, don't stop

Don't stop til you get enough"

"Mrs. Robinson" - Simon & Garfunkel

"And here's to you, Mrs. Robinson

Jesus loves you more than you will know

Wo wo wo"...

"Oye Como Va" - Santana

"Oye como va

Mi ritmo"

"American Pie" - Don McLean

"Bye, bye Miss. American Pie

Drove my chevy to the levee but the levee was dry"

"Sweet Caroline" - Neil Diamond

"Sweet Caroline

Good times never felt so good

I'd be inclined

To believe they never would"

"Take Me Home Tonight" - Eddie Money

"Take me home tonight

I don't want to let you go till you see the light"

"Billie Jean" - Michael Jackson

"Billie Jean is not my lover

She's just a girl who claims that I am the one"

"Jessie's Girl" - Rick Springfield

"You know

I wish that I had Jessie's girl

I wish that I had Jessie's girl

Where can I find a woman like that"

"Back In Black" - AC/DC

"Back in black

I hit the slack

I've been too long I'm glad to be back"

"I Don't Want to Miss a Thing" - Aerosmith

"Don't want to close my eyes

I don't want to fall asleep

'Cause I'd miss you, baby

And I don't wanna miss a thing"

"Sweet Home Alabama" - Lynyrd Skynyrd

"Sweet home Alabama

Where the skies are so blue

Sweet home Alabama

Lord, I'm coming home to you"

"Summer Of '69" - Bryan Adams

"I got my first real six-string

Bought it at the five-and-dime

Played it till my fingers bled

Was the summer of '69"

"Jack & Diane" - John Mellencamp

"Sayin' oh yeah

Life goes on, long after the thrill of living is gone"

"Sweet Child O' Mine" - Guns N' Roses

"She's got a smile it seems to me

Reminds me of childhood memories

Where everything

Was as fresh as the bright blue sky"

"Piano Man" - Billy Joel

"It's a nine o'clock on a Saturday

The regular crowd shuffles in

There's an old man sitting next to me

Makin' love to his tonic and gin"

"Born in the U.S.A." - Bruce Springsteen

"Born in the U.S.A. I was born in the U.S.A."

Next time you're handed the aux, put some of these songs on- you won't regret it!

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