Create an ’80s Playlist and We'll Guess Which State You Live In

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By: Ashley Palkovics

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About This Quiz

Have you ever considered that your taste in music may be regional? Pop, rock, R&B, there's a wide variety of music genres to listen to. It's likely your local radio stations have tailored the type of music they play to what their listeners like, thus exposing a specific community to their own variety of songs. From looking at reported statistics on music-by-genre consumption across the United States, there are obvious patterns that can be seen in the data. We're challenging you to simply tell us what kind of songs you like, and we'll see if we can guess which state you likely grew up/live in.

Why the '80s? Why not the '80s!?

The 1980s were an incredible decade for musical genius among musicians. Some of the greatest songs to ever be written, and the most talented artists to ever record, have all been love children of this decade. Artists like Queen, Madonna and Michael Jackson have given this decade and their genres a tremendous amount of popularity. Take a trip down memory lane, whether you were born before the '80s or not! We'll look at your choices for the ultimate '80s playlist, analyze them and see where your preferences fit regionally in the United States! 

Which groovy track by Olivia Newton-John would be on your playlist?

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In a decade of MANY one-hit wonders, which song will you add to your tunes?

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You don't have to be a blonde to love Blondie. What song by them would you add?

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Everyone needs a little Diana Ross in their lives. Which of her songs do you vibe with best?

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Of these classic rock songs, which will you headbang to the most?

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Which song do you love the most done by one of the stunning ladies of the '80?

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We don't mean to put you "under pressure," but which of these Queen songs is your favorite?

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A good duet will survive for generations. Which will survive to your next playlist?

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What Kenny Rogers hit has to be included in the lineup?

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They love rock n roll, and so do the '80s. Which of these Joan Jett & the Blackhearts anthems will be in the mix?

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He's the King of Pop, but which classic MJ track will be the king of your music playlist?

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If you just HAD to choose a Phil Collins hit, which would it be?

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She asks us "who's that girl," but everyone in the '80s knew who she was. Which of these Madonna songs is your favorite?

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The artist formally known as Prince was a major part of the music industry. Which of his songs do you know best?

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"Another brick in the"... playlist. What Pink Floyd song makes the cut?

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When choosing between a Bonnie Tyler song, which would you have to go with above the rest?

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Which of these perfect decade party hits makes the ultimate playlist?

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Barbra Streisand was a staple of the 80s. Which of her tunes will you choose?

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Are you feeling like you could "jump" on any of these solid '80s classics more than the rest?

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You may know "who you gonna call" when there's "something strange in your neighborhood", but which of these songs you gonna PICK for your playlist?

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Do you fancy any of these pre- "American Idol" tracks by judge Paula Abdul?

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Roxette was rockin', but which track will be rolling onto your speakers?

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You can't go wrong with Billy Joel, but do you have a preference on a song of his to include?

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Everyone loves love, but which of these love songs do you LOVE the most?

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Dare to choose a Bobby Brown song for the collection?

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"Papa don't preach" about a way to choose a song, but which would you pick from these songs?

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The '80s were a happy time, some would say, so which happy tune would you choose?

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Before you "go-go," which of these songs would you choose for your playlist?

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Which Cyndi Lauper hit makes you "just wanna have fun"?

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The Earth, Wind & Fire need a final component ... a song! Which one will you choose?

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