10 of The Most Famous Singers of 60’s and 80’s

Posted in: Musicouching by Citizen on December 21st, 2009 | 3 Comments

Learn more about some of the most famous singers of between the years of 1960 and 1980.

1. Michael Jackson: 1964–2009

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This legendary singer and dancer was known by the name “king of pop”. He won many awards. This legendary singer/dancer passed away on June 25, 2009. He was the inventor of the famous dance move called “moon walk. Some of his best songs include “Thriller”, “Beat it” and “Billie Jean”

2. Cliff Richard: 1958 – Present


Cliff Richard is an Indian born English singer. Cliff Richard was a member of the British band named as “The shadows” the band was very popular in Britain. Some of his best songs include “Devil Woman”.

3. Cyndi Lauper: 1977—present

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Cyndi became is an American singer and she was very popular during the time she was active in her singing. During the mid 80s she achieved a lot of success when her album named as “She’s So Unusual” was released. A few of her popular songs include “Sisters of Avalon”, “Girls Just Want to Have Fun” and “Time After Time”.

4. Elton John: 1964–present


Elton John is one the most successful artists in the world as he sold even more than 200 million albums. He is an English artist who reached the peak of his success by realising songs like “Your Song”, “Candle in the Wind” and “Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me”.

5. George Michael: 1980–present


George Michael has been a two time Grammy award winner. this English singer was also a part of the famous band called as “Wham”. He gained a lot of recognition with some of his hit songs like “Careless Whisper”, “Freedom! ‘90″ and “Jesus to a Child”

6. Kenny Loggins: 1966-present


This is American songwriter and singer has been famous during the years he performed and at first he was a part of the duo of Loggins and Messina. He originally created music of soft rock genre. Some of his greatest hits included “Conviction Of The Heart” and “Footloose”.

7. Lionel Richie: 1968–present


Lionel Richie in an American singer who had a successful career up till now as he has sold over 100 million copies of his albums. He with Michael Jackson produced the famous song called “We are the world”. Some of his best hits include “Do It to Me” and “All Night Long (All Night)”

8. Madonna: 1979–present


Madonna has been one of the most successful artists ever. Some singles created by her gave a her a lot recognition and even being over 50 years now she is still performing and releasing her own music. Some of her hit singles include “Like a Virgin” and “True Blue”.

9. Phil Collins: 1967–present


Phill Collins is a great English song writer and singer. He was a part of the group called as “Genesis” before beginning his own solo career. He was a great drummer in the days when he was active. Some of his great singles include “Another Day in Paradise” and “Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now)”.

10. Michael Bolton: 1968–present


Michael Bolton is an American singer who is very famous for his hard rock music. His most famous song which gained him a lot of recognition was “How Am I Supposed to Live Without You”. Other hit singles sung by him include “Soul Provider” and “How Can We Be Lovers?”.

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