Quintessential 80s soundtrack songs with lyrical nods to the movie?

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  1. whatizitman

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    No. Came out on So several years before Say Anything was released.

    TRIVIA. John Hughes said that Smithereens' Girl Like You was going to be a theme song for the movie, but decided against as it gave the story away too much.

    EDIT: this was all mentioned already. Sorry. Stressful morning at work, and all.
     
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    Howard the Duck's theme song by Thomas Dolby featuring Leah Thompson, George Clinton, on vocals and Joel Walsh on guitar?
     
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    Neil Diamond "Heartlight"

    But I just looked this up. It wasn't in ET, it was inspired by ET and he actually had to pay royalties for using the ideas. HA!
     
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    I just use any excuse to post a video of Tim Capello. Music needs more oiled up, sax playing bodybuilders
     
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    Perhaps we need a separate "Buff Musicians" thread. We could Kick it off with Tim Capello & Alice Coopers old guitarist. There must be others.
     
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    From the movie At Close Range:

    From the movie Staying Alive:

    And I can' t believe after 6 pages, no one posted this from Flashdance (as a kid you couldn't escape this on the radio):
     
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    Anyone mention Forbidden Zone yet?
     
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    Woah, deep cut! Me like
     
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    TLDR, but Holiday Road is my first thought
     
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    This from the 90's
     
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    Over The Top



    Nearly forgot to add the link
     
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    That was Lindsay Buckingham? OMG I never knew that. I seriously thought it was Kenny Loggins.

    I guess I was....in....the....danger zone?

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    Now that you mention it...

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    Now, back to our regularly scheduled genX/boomer $hi+posting
     
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    Oh, man.
     
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