1980s music stars then and now

Published On: Mar 05 2013 03:30:44 PM CST   Updated On: Mar 31 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

With Friday marking the 30th anniversary of the April 1, 1986, release of the New Kids on the Block's self-titled debut album, join us for a look at them and other 1980s music stars then and now.

80s music stars - John Mellencamp 1980s
39 / 64
Riva Records

Going by the name John Cougar, John Mellencamp broke through in the 1980s, especially with his 1982 album "American Fool," which featured both "Hurts So Good" and "Jack & Diane." The rest of the decade saw him record songs such as "Crumblin' Down," "Pink Houses," "Lonely Ol' Night," "Small Town" and "R.O.C.K. in the U.S.A."

Upload Photos / Videos