i'm not in that age group, but a record from 1984 or so that get's the party started is Stoneage Romeos by Hoodoo Gurus - here's a single from it: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0PglozfkQ5Q
the lyrics are pretty clever - on one level they're about a bust-up between the singer and a girl called Tracey, on xmas day, and on another, about the devastation of the Aussie city of Darwin by Cyclone Tracey on xmas day 1975. add to that the reference to Japan's failure to invade Oz in WW2 ('Tojo never made it to Darwin'
. Tojo was the Japanese prime minister for much of WW2, and a general in the army, eventually sentenced to death for war crimes.
what the hell, here's another song fom the album:
and these aren't even the best songs on it