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8 Awesome 80's Songs Covered Awesomely By David Cook

David Cook is returning to American Idol to serve as mentor to the Top 8 as they take on "80's Week." Cook is perfect for the job - he won Idol by putting his own spin on 80's classics like "Hello" and "Billie Jean." Here are 8 other times he's done great covers of 80's songs.

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"Drive" - The Cars (1984)

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"Here I Go Again" - Whitesnake (1987)

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(I Just) Died in Your Arms - Cutting Crew (1986)

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"Purple Rain" - Prince (1984)

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"Little Lies" - Fleetwood Mac (1987)

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With bonus Idols Adam Lambert and Kris Allen.

"Hot For Teacher" - Van Halen (1984)

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"Shattered Dreams" - Johnny Hates Jazz (1987)

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"Don't You (Forget About Me)" - Simple Minds (1985)

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