Advice Songs of the 1980s

Advice21980s Advice Songs

Giving and accepting advice is one part of life that helps us through the trials and tribulations we are faced with.

The problem with advice is that we often don’t take it, especially if it means doing or admitting something that we’d rather not. Sometimes advice brings up an option you didn’t think of before, or gives you another question without an answer.Often inspiring and uplifting, sometimes a cold slap in the face, and occasionally funny, the great thing about advice songs is that you can kick back and listen to someone else coach you through a tough situation while rocking out at the same time.

Advice may be given… advice may be taken. Even advice without an answer can remind you that you are never alone.

ADVICE
Definition: an opinion or recommendation offered as a guide to action, conduct. Advice, reflective thought and a pause in instinctive reactions can help people make the right decisions.

PONDER
Definition: to consider something deeply and thoroughly; meditate or to weigh carefully in the mind and consider thoughtfully.

Here’s a little song I wrote.
You might want to sing it note for note!
Don’t worry, be happy!
In every life we have some trouble,
but when you worry you make it double.
Don’t worry, be happy!!

Don’t Worry, Be Happy by Bobby McFerrin

1980-1989 Advice Songs Chart
1. Don’t Worry, Be Happy – Bobby McFerrin
2. Don’t Talk To Strangers – Rick Springfield
3. If You Love Somebody Set Them Free – Sting
4. Don’t Stop Believin – Journey
5. Put A Little Love In Your Heart – Al Green and Annie Lennox
6. Girls Just Want To Have Fun – Cyndi Lauper
7. Shout – Tears For Fears
8. (You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party) – The Beastie Boys
9. Whip It – Devo
10. Keep Your Hands To Yourself – Georgia Satellites
11. Forever Young – Rode Stewart
12. How Will I Know – Whitney Houston
13. Finish What Ya Started – Van Halen
14. Let’s Go Crazy – Prince
15. Love Is In Control (Finger on the Trigger) – Donna Summer
16. You Give Love A Bad Name – Bon Jovi
17. Relax – Frankie Goes To Hollywood
18. I Can’t Tell You Why – The Eagles
19. Under Pressure – Queen and David Bowie
20. One Thing Leads To Another – the Fixx
21. Don’t Eat Stuff Off The Sidewalk – The Cramps
22. Let My Love Open The Door – Pete Townsend
23. Keep the Fire Burnin’ – REO Speedwagon
24. Man In The Mirror – Micheal Jackson
25. That’s Life – David Lee Roth
26. Parents Just Don’t Understand – DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince
27. Keep On Movin’ – Soul II Soul
28. My Prerogative – Bobby Brown
29. Land of Confusion – Genesis
30. Seasons Change – Expose
31. Can’t Get There From Here – R.E.M.
32. Everybody Wants To Rule The World – Tears For Fears
33. If You Don’t Know Me By Now – Simply Red
34. White Lines (Don’t Do It) – Grandmaster Flash
35. Trouble Me – 10,000 Maniacs
36. Don’t Give Up – Peter Gabriel and Kate Bush
37. When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going – Billy Ocean
38. Jump! – Van Halen
39. The Message – Grandmaster Flash
40. Love Is A Battlefield – Pat Benatar
41. Freewill (Permanent Waves) – Rush
42. You Can’t Hurry Love – Phil Collins
43. You Be Illin’ – Run-D.M.C.
44. Express Yourself – Madonna
45. Controversy – Prince
46. Don’t Pay The Ferryman – Chris DeBurgh
47. One Hundred Ways – Quincy Jones with James Ingram
48. You Belong To The City – Glenn Frey
49. Catch Me I’m Falling – Real Life
50. Hard To Say I’m Sorry – Chicago
51. New World Man – Rush
52. Only Time Will Tell – Asia
53. Once Bitten Twice Shy – Great White
54. People Are People – Depeche Mode
55. Bang Your Head (Mental Health) – Quiet Riot
56. Authority Song – John Cougar Melloncamp
57. Eye In The Sky – Alan Parsons Project
58. Love Will Lead You Back – Taylor Dayne
59. My Ever Changing Moods – The Style Council
60. You’re Only Human (Second Wind) – Billy Joel
61. The Way It Is – Bruce Hornsby and the Range
62. Time (Clock of the Heart) – Culture Club
63. Love Stinks – J. Geils Band
64. If She Knew What She Wants – The Bangles
65. You May Be Right – Billy Joel
66. Don’t Dream It’s Over – Crowded House
67. De do do do De da da da – The Police
68. The Winner Takes It All – Abba
69. Faith – George Michael
70. Sign Your Name – Terence Trent D’Arby
71. Self Control – Laura Branigan
72. The Rain – Oran ‘Juice’ Jones
73. Papa Don’t Preach – Madonna
74. Some Guys Have All The Luck – Rod Stewart
75. I’m Alright – Kenny Loggins
76. Silent Lucidity – Queensryche
77. Nobody Told Me – John Lennon
78. Things Can Only Get Better – Howard Jones
79. Money Changes Everything – Cyndi Lauper
80. Be Good To Yourself – Journey
81. Beatin’ The Odds – Molly Hatchet
82. Should I Stay Or Should I Go – The Clash
83. I’m Still Standing – Elton John
84. Human Nature – Micheal Jackson
85. Everything Works If You Let It – Cheap Trick
86. Don’t Shed A Tear – Paul Carrack
87. Don’t Wait For Heroes – Dennis DeYoung
88. Don’t Fall In Love With A Dreamer – Kenny Rogers
89. Never Surrender – Corey Hart
90. Tough All Over – John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band
91. Dirty Laundry – Don Henley
92. Right On Track – The Breakfast Club
93. Control – Janet Jackson
94. Don’t Fall In Love With A Dreamer – Kenny Rogers and Kim Carnes
95. I Can’t Go For That (No Can Do) – Hall & Oates
96. Pleasure and Pain – Divinyls
97. Tough Enuff – Fabulous Thunderbirds
98. Never Give Up On A Good Thing – George Benson
99. Freedom Of Choice – Devo
100. All I Need Is A Miracle – Mike + The Mechanics
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