The Rules: First, go to Music Outfitters (scroll down to the bottom of the page). Select the year you turned 18. Get all nostalgic over the songs of the year, and write about it.
I was 18 in 1982:
1. Physical, Olivia Newton-John - for Lisa and Birdman, who both have a thing for Olivia!
2. Eye Of The Tiger, Survivor
3. I Love Rock N' Roll, Joan Jett and The Blackhearts -I saw them at Senior Night at Kings Island. They rocked. I love tough women.
4. Ebony And Ivory, Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder
5. Centerfold, J. Geils Band- This is the coolest song!
6. Don't You Want Me, Baby, Human League
7. Jack And Diane, John Cougar- Arguably the coolest Hoosier on the planet!!!
8. Hurts So Good, John Cougar-A classic.
9. Abracadabra, Steve Miller Band
10. Hard To Say I'm Sorry, Chicago - Oh, I love Chicago. So mellow.
11. Tainted Love, Soft Cell
12. Chariots Of Fire, Vangelis - This one was everywhere for years!
13. Harden My Heart, Quarterflash
14. Rosanna, Toto - "Meet you all the way....Roseanna!"
15. I Can't Go For That, Daryl Hall and John Oates
16. 867-5309 (Jenny), Tommy Tutone - "86753 -0h- ni-e-yinnne"
17. Key Largo, Bertie Higgins
18. You Should Hear How She Talks About You, Melissa Manchester
19. Waiting For A Girl Like You, Foreigner- Oh my gosh, classic Foreigner!!!
20. Don't Talk To Strangers, Rick Springfield - Dr. Noah Drake from All My Children!
21. The Sweetest Thing, Juice Newton
22. Always On My Mind, Willie Nelson -Ah, classic Willie!
23. Shake It Up, Cars
24. Let It Whip, Dazz Band
25. We Got The Beat, Go-Go's - Rachael's band does this one. I love the Go-Go's!!!
26. The Other Woman, Ray Parker Jr.
27. Turn Your Love Around, George Benson
28. Sweet Dreams, Air Supply - Guys who looked and sang like girls.
29. Only The Lonely, Motels
30. Who Can It Be Now?, Men At Work
31. Hold Me, Fleetwood Mac
32. Eye In The Sky, Alan Parsons Project
33. Let's Groove, Earth, Wind and Fire
34. Open Arms, Journey
35. Leader Of The Band, Dan Fogelberg - Oh God, I was totally in love with Dan Fogelberg.
36. Leather And Lace, Stevie Nicks and Don Henley
37. Even The Nights Are Better, Air Supply
38. I've Never Been To Me, Charlene
39. '65 Love Affair, Paul Davis
40. Heat Of The Moment, Asia
41. Take It Easy On Me, Little River Band
42. Pac-man Fever, Buckner and Garcia
43. That Girl, Stevie Wonder
44. Private Eyes, Daryl Hall and John Oates
45. Trouble, Lindsey Buckingham
46. Making Love, Roberta Flack
47. Love's Been A Little Bit Hard On Me, Juice Newton
48. Young Turks, Rod Stewart
49. Freeze-frame, J. Geils Band
50. Keep The Fire Burnin', REO Speedwagon
Notables from the rest of the Top 100:
51. Do You Believe In Love, Huey Lewis and The News - I was also in love with Huey!!!
52. Cool Night, Paul Davis .
63. Our Lips Are Sealed, Go-Go's
65. You Can Do Magic, America - This was "our song" - my ex-husband and I.
66.Gloria, Laura Branigan
79. Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic, Police
80. Here I Am, Air Supply
87. Vacation, Go-Go's - "Vacation, gotta get away....."
98. Arthur's Theme, Christopher Cross - "When you caught between the moon and New York City....."
I'm not tagging anyone....just let me know if you do it so I can read your list. I'm feeling a little better and I'm looking forward to weighing myself, since I can't eat much! Oh well! I had a great second date with Baron last night. More to come.
Have a great weekend.