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30 Awesomely Soul-Stirring Performances From 1981 You Need To See

From cheeky to reverent, we have 1981 covered. Every performance and song was released in 1981. As a result, it’s like you time-traveled into the audience at the time it was released!

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1. AC/DC, "Back in Black"

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2. Adam & the Ants, "Prince Charming"

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3. The Cars, "Shake it Up"

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4. The Cure, "Primary"

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5. Depeche Mode, "Just Can’t Get Enough"

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6. Duran Duran, "Girls on Film"

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7. Earth Wind and Fire, "Let’s Groove"

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8. Echo & The Bunnymen, "Show of Strength"

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9. The Go-Go’s, "Our Lips Are Sealed"

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10. Hall and Oates, "Kiss on my List"

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11. The Human League, "Don’t You Want Me"

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12. James Ingram, "Just Once"

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13. Rick James, "Superfreak"

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14. Journey, "Don’t Stop Believin’"

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15. Lakeside, "Fantastic Voyage"

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16. New Order, "Temptation"

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17. Olivia Newton-John, "Physical"

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18. Stevie Nicks, "Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around"

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19. Oingo Boingo, "Ain’t This Life"

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20. The Pointer Sisters, "Slow Hand"

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21. The Pretenders, "Talk of the Town"

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22. The Psychedelic Furs, "Dumb Waiters"

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23. Public Image Limited, "Flowers of Romance"

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24. Quarterflash, "Harden My Heart"

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25. Rolling Stones, "Start Me Up"

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26. Siouxsie and the Banshees, "Spellbound"

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27. Rick Springfield, "Jessie’s Girl"

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28. Stray Cats, "Stray Cat Strut"

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29. Tom Tom Club, "Genius of Love"

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30. U2, "Gloria"

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