'80s Medley (2020)

'80s Songs (1980-1985)

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Released 29 July 2020

Disclaimer: I do not own the rights to any of these songs. I am merely putting them together for this video alone, and will not authorize any performances of this piece for money.


This is a medley of popular '80s songs for solo piano. I kept all of the songs in their original keys, so the challenge was linking them together in a way that made sense. The medley is broken up into three sections, mimicking the form of a classical piano sonata. 

Each of the songs are labeled in the score-video below, but here is a list:

  • Journey - "Don't Stop Believin'" (1981)

  • Prince - "When Doves Cry" (1984)

  • Michael Jackson - "Billie Jean" (1982)

  • Pat Benatar - "Hit Me With Your Best Shot" (1980)

  • Tina Turner - "What's Love Got To Do With It" (1984)

  • Queen - "Another One Bites The Dust" (1980)

  • Styx - "Mr. Roboto" (1983)

  • a-ha - "Take On Me" (1985)

  • Cyndi Lauper - "Time After Time" (1983)

  • Survivor - "Eye of the Tiger" (1982)

  • Vangelis - "Chariots of Fire" (1981)

  • Joan Jett - "I Love Rock 'N Roll" (1981)

 
 

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