Perhaps the greatest of all romantic slow songs, Sexual Healing was Marvin Gaye's first hit after leaving the Motown label.
Sadly, it was also his final hit before he was tragically shot and killed by his own father.
Private Investigations is, (together with Walk Of Life later on in the 80s), Dire Straits highest charting UK hit, reaching number 2 in 1982.
Their famous Money For Nothing did reach number 1 in the USA, but only managed number 4 in the UK.
Avalon by Roxy Music is yet another sexy and romantic song by them.
It reached number 13 in the UK charts back in 1982, which they have not surpassed since then (though Bryan Ferry went on to have a huge global hit with Slave To Love later in the 80s).
Body Talk was Imagination's stupendously good debut single. Imagination have got to be one of the most underrated UK bands ever - I was lucky enough to see them in early 1985 in Baileys in Watford (soon to become Paradise Lost).
Roxy Music's stunning tribute to John Lennon after his tragic death got to number 1 in the UK charts in 1981.
Lennon did the original version of course, but this is just as good (and in my opinion, even better!)
I'm a huge Dire Straits fan now, but had never heard of them before listening to Romeo and Juliet for the first time and then getting into their wonderful music.
I actually discovered this song in school as our English Literature teacher, who was a great mu...