Top 10 +1 | Best Collaboration Songs Of The '80s & '90s

Top 10 +1 | Best Collaboration Songs Of The '80s & '90s

I can't believe I'm actually going to say this, but... back in MY day (it's ok, I'm cringing too!) our music stars built their careers around their own awesomeness, and the duet or collaboration with another artist was something really special, and something really memorable.

I guess only time will tell if any of today's collabs prove to be as significant as any one of the Top 10 (+ 1) below...

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Spotlight On | Stock, Aitken & Waterman

Spotlight On | Stock, Aitken & Waterman

Love 'em or loathe 'em, you can't deny their impact on the pop music scene in the late '80s/early '90s. The Stock Aitken Waterman 'signature sound' was everywhere back then. Ev-er-y where. Poor you if you found their style irritating, 'cause there was pretty much no getting away from it.

Personally, I loved me some solid SAW gold back in the day, and - because we're all friends here - I can confirm that I still do. (I also do a pretty mean Rick Astley impersonation with just the right amount of liquid courage...)

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Time Capsule | October 1988

Time Capsule | October 1988

I remember 1988 primarily for the music. My Kylie Minogue crush was at its peak, and I was getting on board the Bros, Bananarama & Rick Astley trains - all stations to Pop Heaven. Barbie was still thriving in her wonderland of all things pink, and Transformers & Mr Potato Head stocks were riding high.

For Brisbane dwellers & visitors World Expo 88 was in full swing, and Prozac had just hit the market, so it was super happy fun times all round. I hope some of these movies, music & fashions from October 1988 bring back a few sweet memories for you...

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