Notes, Songbooks & Playbacks of the pop music of the 1980s

The 80s stand for disco, dance and the foundation of modern R&B.

The most famous solo stars were Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson, Madonna and Prince.

Some singers were very successful both alone and with their bands. These include:

George Michael with Wham!, Phil Collins and Peter Gabriel with Genesis, and Freddie Mercury with Queen.

The biggest stars: