Name These 1980s Music Videos

In this game, your challenge is to identify each of the 1980s music videos pictured above.

(Click on the image, or here, for a larger version.)

You get 1 point for each correct artist or band, and 1 point for each correct song title.

Good luck!

(If you’re reading this on the front page of my website, click through for the answers. Otherwise, scroll down.)

SPOILER ALERT: The complete list of answers follows.

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ANSWERS:

Top row, left to right:

  • Peter Gabriel, “Sledgehammer”
  • Eurythmics, “Sweet Dreams”
  • a ha, “Take on Me”
  • Twisted Sister, “We’re Not Gonna Take It”

Second row, left to right:

  • Devo, “Whip It”
  • Paula Abdul, “Opposites Attract”
  • Robert Palmer, “Addicted to Love”
  • Olivia Newton-John, “Physical”

Third row, left to right:

  • Whitney Houston, “I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)”
  • The Police, “Every Breath You Take”
  • Poison, “Nothin’ But A Good Time”
  • The B-52’s, “Love Shack”

Bottom row, left to right:

  • Cyndi Lauper, “Time After Time”
  • Bruce Springsteen, “Born in the U.S.A.”
  • Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, “I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll”
  • U2, “Where the Streets Have No Name”

TOTAL POSSIBLE POINTS: 32

Thanks for playing this trivia game! I hope you enjoyed it. (You can find more trivia games here.)

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