Greatest songs of the 1980s

Posted: 2:06 PM EDT Jun 06, 2011   Updated: 2:00 AM EST Feb 26, 2015

Here are our choices for the 50 greatest songs of the 1980s.

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In the opinion of one of our editors, here are the greatest songs from the 1980s, starting with No. 50: The Eurythmics' "Sweet Dreams." What other songs made the list?


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