Amanda Hugginkiss (toxic_illusion) wrote in ohnotheydidnt,
Amanda Hugginkiss
toxic_illusion
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ONTD Original: Duel of the Decades! (1975 vs 1985)



As requested by lyra_loo!

This is based on Billboard's year end top 100 singles of each respective's years

Let's get started!

Number 10

One of these Nights - Eagles (1975)


vs

Take on me - a-ha (1985)

Number 9

Laughter in the Rain - Neil Sedaka (1975)


vs

Crazy for You - Madonna (1985)


Number 8

Fame - David Bowie (1975)


vs

Money for Nothing - Dire Straits (1985)


Number 7

Shining Star - Earth, Wind & Fire (1975)


vs

Everybody Wants to Rule the World - Tears for Fears (1985)


Number 6

Some Kind of Wonderful - Grand Funk (1975)



vs

Out of Touch - Hall & Oates (1985)



Number 5

My Eyes Adored You - Frankie Valli (1975)


vs

I Feel for You - Chaka Khan (1985)


Number 4

Before the Next Teardrop Falls - Freddy Fender (1975)


vs

I Want to Know What Love Is - Foreigner (1985)


Number 3

Philadelphia Freedom - Elton John (1975)


vs

Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go - Wham! (1985)


Number 2

Rhinestone Cowboy - Glen Campbell (1975)


vs

Like a Virgin - Madonna (1985)


Number 1

Love Will Keep Us Together - Captain & Tennille (1975)


vs

Careless Whisper - Wham! (1985)



VOTE!

Number 10:

One of These Nights - Eagles (75)
23(12.8%)
Take on Me - a-ha (85)
156(87.2%)

Number 9:

Laughter in the Rain - Neil Sedaka (75)
21(12.5%)
Crazy for You - Madonna (85)
147(87.5%)

Number 8:

Fame - David Bowie (75)
114(68.7%)
Money for Nothing - Dire Straits (85)
52(31.3%)

Number 7:

Shining Star - Earth, Wind & Fire (75)
39(22.3%)
Everybody Wants to Rule the World - Tears for Fears (85)
136(77.7%)

Number 6:

Some Kind of Wonderful - Grand Funk
74(46.0%)
Out of Touch - Hall & Oates (85)
87(54.0%)

Number 5:

My Eyes Adored You - Frankie Valli (75)
30(19.4%)
I Feel for You - Chaka Khan
125(80.6%)

Number 4:

Before the Next Teardrop Falls - Freddy Fender (75)
14(8.3%)
I Want to Know What Love Is - Foreigner (85)
155(91.7%)

Number 3:

Philadelphia Freedom - Elton John (75)
31(17.6%)
Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go - Wham! (85)
145(82.4%)

Number 2:

Rhinestone Cowboy - Glen Campbell (75)
21(12.1%)
Like a Virgin - Madonna (85)
153(87.9%)

Number 1:

Love Will Keep Us Together - Captain & Tennille (75)
36(19.9%)
Careless Whisper - Wham! (85)
145(80.1%)



Sources: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 , 7, 8 , 9, 10, 11 , 12, 13, 14 , 15 , 16 , 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23
Tags: 13:, 1970s, 1980s, black celebrities, madonna, music / musician, music / musician (pop), ontd original
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