Pat Benatar broke new ground in the early 80s as the most popular and successful female rock artist, piling up four Grammys, 15 Top 40 singles and 35 million albums sold. He unique sound and style of dress helped make her one of the most recognizable starts of the decade. She and her songwriting partner and husband Neil Giraldo, who plays guitar on all of Bentar's songs, continue to sell out shows in the 2020s.
One of her biggest hits, "We Belong" is song #74 on our Countdown of the Top 500 Songs of the 80s. Watch the video below.
Listen to the Top 500 Songs of the 80's throughout Thanksgiving weekend on B101 (101.5FM) and on iHeartRadio! Hear the Top 10 Sunday (11/27) at 6pm.
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