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Gr80’s Covers – Listen Again

This week it was all about the covers! Songs from 80’s artists that had originally been hits for someone else!

You can listen again here:

Leo Sayer – More than I Can Say
Blondie – The Tide Is High
Linda Ronstadt and Aaron Neville – I Don’t Know Much
Everything But The Girl – I Don’t Want To Talk About It
Kane Gang – Respect Yourself
Cover of the 1971 classic soul song by American R&B/gospel group The Staple Singers
The Stranglers – All Day and All Of the Night
The Damned – Eloise
Elvis Costello – I Can’t Stand Up For Falling Down
Jive Talkin – Boogie Box High
Roxy Music – Jealous Guy
Communards – Don’t Leave Me This Way
Natalie Cole – Pink Cadillac
Cover of the Bruce Springsteen B side of Dancing in the Dark from 1984
Paul Young – Come Back and Stay
Siouxsie and the Banshees – The Wheels on Fire
Midge Ure – No Regrets
Cover of 1968 song by folk and blues singer/songwriter Tom Rush
Toni Basil – Mickey
Cover of the 1979 song by Racey. Toni Basil changed the name from Kitty to Mickey to make the song about a man
Jimmy Nail – Love Don’t Live Here Anymore
Cover of the 1978 Rose Royce hit
Randy Crawford – Rainy Night In Georgia
Run DMC – Walk This Way
Soft Cell – Tainted Love
David Bowie & Mick Jagger – Dancing In The Street
Phil Collins – A Groovy Kind Of Love
#1 from the film Buster. A cover of the Mindbenders hit from 1966.
Alison Moyet – Weak in the Presence of Beauty
Freddie Mercury – The Great Pretender
Madness – It Must Be Love
Daryl Hall & John Oates – Family Man
Bananarama – Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye
Cover of the 1969 track by Steam
The Belle Stars – The Clapping Song
UB40 ft Chrissie Hynde – Breakfast In Bed

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