(An asterisk indicates songs without formal music videos.)
- Adeva, "Respect" (from Adeva!, 1989)
- Animotion, "Room to Move" (from the soundtrack of My Stepmother is an Alien. The movie was released in December 1988 and the soundtrack, in early 1989.)
- Aretha Franklin, "Someday We'll All Be Free" *(from the Malcolm X soundtrack, 1992). Co-written by Donny Hathaway and Ed Howard, the song originally appeared on Hathaway's album Extension of a Man (1973).
- Army of Lovers, "Crucified" (from Massive Luxury Overdose, 1991)
- Busta Rhymes feat. Q-Tip, "Ill Vibe"* (J Dilla remix, 1996)
- Chamillionaire feat. Slick Rick, "Hip Hop Police/Evening News" (from Ultimate Victory, 2007)
- Jane Child, "Welcome to the Real World" (from Jane Child, 1989)
- Color Me Badd, "I Adore Mi Amor" (from C.M.B., 1991)
- "Daphne Aguilera," "Naughty Baby Did a No-No"
- The Darkness, "I Believe in a Thing Called Love" (from Permission to Land, 2003)
- Deon Estus, "Heaven Help Me" (from Spell, 1988). Estus is a longtime bassist and background singer for Wham! and George Michael. Michael sings background here.
- Detroit Grand Pubahs, "Big Onion" (from Galactic Ass Creatures from Uranus, 2004). Directed by Peter Franco, this video has received only 925 views! People don't know.
- DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince, "Parents Just Don't Understand" (from He's the DJ, I'm the Rapper, 1988)
- DMX, "Party Up (Up in Here)" (from ...And Then There Was X, 1999)
- Dr. Dre, "Been There, Done That" * (Chopped and Screwed Remix by DJ Khop)
- D.R.S. [Dirty Rotten Soundrels], "Gangsta Lean" (from Gangsta Lean, 1993)
- George Michael, "Shoot the Dog" (from the UK version of Patience, 2002)
- Gino Vannelli, "Living Inside Myself" (from Nightwalker, 1980). As I remarked in a 28 May post (which I now have deleted), Gino's awesome voice is matched with an awesome coif. It looks like a peruke.
- Gladys Knight, "License to Kill" (from the License to Kill soundtrack, 1989)
- Guns N Roses, "Estranged" (from Use Your Illusion II, 1991). Released in late 1991, the Use Your Illusion double album spun off videos over two years. Appearing in the fall of 1993, "Estranged" was the last video from UYI.
- Helium, "XXX" (from the Pirate Prude EP, 1994)
- Jamiroquai, "Runaway" (from High Times: Singles 1992-2006, 2006)
- Jamiroquai, "Virtual Insanity" (from Travelling Without Moving, 1996)
- Jamiroquai, "Seven Days in Sunny June" (from Dynamite, 2005)
- Luba, "The Best Is Yet to Come" (from 60 Minutes With...Luba, 1987 and the 9 1/2 Weeks soundtrack, 1986)
M.C. Hawking, "What We Need More of is Science" (from A Brief History of Rhyme, 2004)
Martika, "Toy Soldiers" (from Martika, 1988). The video was released in the summer of 1989.
- Mint Condition, "U Send Me Swingin'" (from From the Mint Factory, 1993)
- Lee Ritenour, "Is It You" (from Rit, 1981)
- Living Colour, "Cult of Personality" (from Vivid, 1988)
- Madonna, "Like a Prayer" (from Like a Prayer, 1989)
Negativland, "Gimme The Mermaid" (from Fair Use: The Story of the Letter U and the Numeral 2, 1995
Pizzicato 5, "Twiggy Twiggy/Twiggy vs. James Bond" (from This Year's Girl, 1991, re-release, 2000 and Five by Five EP, 1994)
- Prince, "Batdance" (from Batman [soundtrack], 1989)
- Psychic TV, "Catalan" (from Force the Hand of Chance, 1982, enhanced re-release, 1995)
- Rachel Stevens, "I Said Never Again (But Here We Are)" (from Come and Get It, 2005)
- Ratt, "Body Talk" (from Dancing Undercover, 1986). Also featured in the movie The Golden Child (1986)
- Salt N Pepa, "Ain't Nothin' But a She Thing" (from eponymous CD single, 1995)
- Siouxsie & the Banshees, "Peek-a-Boo" (from Peepshow, 1988)
- Squarepusher, "Come on My Selector" (from the Big Loada EP, 1997 [U.K.], 1998 [U.S.]) (D: Chris Cuningham). Strong J-horror atmosphere.
- Stephanie Mills, "Home" (from Home, 1989). Mills reworks her breakthrough song from The Wiz, in which she starred as Dorothy during its initial Broadway run in 1975.
- Stevie Wonder, "Summer Soft" * (from Songs in the Key of Life, 1976). As
voodooman123 says, "I just discovered this song and now I play it practically every day." Or at least several times in a row.
- Terror Squad, "Take Me Home" (from True Story, 2004) (D: Raul Conde). Samples the Brenda Russell-penned "If Only for One Night" as performed by Roberta Flack.
- Stardust, "Music Sounds Better With You" (from eponymous EP, 1998). Vocalist is Benjamin Diamond. Samples Chaka Khan's "Fate" (from What Cha' Gonna Do for Me, 1981)
- Carl Thomas, "I Wish" (from Emotional, 2000). This "mid-tempo groover," says AllMusicGuide.com, "is a great introduction to [his] soulful vocals and substantial sense of great lyrics."
- The Trashcan Sinatras, "Hayfever" (from I've Seen Everything, 1993)
- Truth Hurts feat. Rakim, "Addictive" (from Truthfully Speaking, 2002). Samples Lata Mangeshkar's "Thoda Resham Lagta Hai", from the c. 1981 movie Jyoti.
- Vanessa Williams, "Darlin' I" (from The Right Stuff, 1988)
- Vivabeat, "The House is Burning (But There's No One Home)" (from Party in the War Zone, 1981). Also featured in the movie Body Double (1984). Cf. Talking Heads's "Burning Down the House" (from Speaking in Tongues, 1983), featured in another 1984 movie, Revenge of the Nerds.
- Ween, "Push Th' Little Daisies" (from Pure Guava, 1992)
- Whitney Houston, "I Learned From the Best" (from My Love is Your Love, 1998) (D: Kevin Bray). The video, filmed in Koln, premiered nearly one year after the album's November 1998 release.
- Material featuring Whitney Houston, "Memories" * (from One Down, 1982). Not "unreleased" but very rare. Village Voice critic Robert Christgau called it "[O]ne of the most gorgeous ballads you've ever heard." The piano gives the song a James Bond-theme tone, especially like Shirley Bassey's "Diamonds are Forever" or even "Moonraker."
- Winger, "Headed for a Heartbreak" (from Winger, 1988). The video was released in early 1989.
- Zero 7, "Destiny" (from Simple Things, 2001)