Classic 80’s Hits As Ragtime Songs

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High energy guitar riffs, catchy lyrics, big hair, and the piano heavy ballads are all things that a lot of songs contained during the 1980’s. But what would those songs sound like if there were Ragtime songs?

Scott Bradlee put out this YouTube gem containing songs from [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Human League[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Madonna[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Bonnie Tyler[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]The Police[/lastfm], and a few others in this Ragtime medley.

Songs in the medley

  • Come on Eileen – [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Dexy’s Midnight Runners[/lastfm]
  • Don’t You Want Me Baby – [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Human League[/lastfm]
  • THE FINAL COUNTDOWN – [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Europe[/lastfm]
  • Axel F – [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Harold Faltermeyer[/lastfm]
  • Material Girl – [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Madonna[/lastfm]
  • Every Breath You Take – [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]The Police[/lastfm]
  • Don’t Stop Believin’ – [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Journey[/lastfm]
  • Living on a Prayer – [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Bon Jovi[/lastfm]
  • Never Gonna Give You Up – [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Rick Astley[/lastfm]
  • Total Eclipse of the Heart – [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Bonnie Tyler[/lastfm]

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