Half workout playlist, half time capsule—the songs below will take you back to the year that Reagan was elected President, the Empire struck back, and Pac-Man ate his first power pellet. 1980 also marked the release of Ozzy Osbourne's first solo single, Billy Idol's first hit, and Dolly Parton's first number one. So if your usual playlist feels heavy on contemporary tracks, try adding a few throwbacks to liven up your next trip to the gym.
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