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Top 850 Songs of the 1980s – the complete list

Our countdown of the Top 850 Songs of the 1980s is complete!

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Complete list: the Top 850 Songs of the 1980s

850 Bad Reputation Joan Jett & The Blackhearts
849 Every Rose Has Its Thorn Poison
848 Photograph Def Leppard
847 New Orleans Is Sinking The Tragically Hip
846 Border Radio The Blasters
845 Sharp Dressed Man ZZ Top
844 18 And Life Skid Row
843 Wild Wild Life Talking Heads
842 Alabama Getaway Grateful Dead
841 Captain Of Her Heart Double
840 Out Of Touch Hall & Oates
839 Eyes Of A Stranger The Payolas
838 Only A Memory The Smithereens
837 People Have The Power Patti Smith
836 Transmission Joy Division
835 Stand Or Fall The Fixx
834 This Beat Goes On/Switching To Glide The Kings
833 Season Cycle XTC
832 Troy Sinead O’Connor
831 Waiting For The Great Leap Forwards Billy Bragg
830 You Got Lucky Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
829 Super Freak Rick James
828 The Stroke Billy Squier
827 Just A Friend Biz Markie
826 Addicted To Love Robert Palmer
825 No New Tale To Tell Love & Rockets
824 It’s Raining Men The Weather Girls
823 Do You Wanna Hold Me Bow Wow Wow
822 Amanda Ruth Rank And File
821 Scarred But Smarter Drivin N Cryin
820 La Di Da Di Doug E Fresh & Slick Rick
819 19 Paul Hardcastle
818 Peter Gunn Art Of Noise (feat. Duane Eddy)
817 Effigy Ministry
816 Tarzan Boy Baltimora
815 Freedom Of Choice Devo
814 Another Tricky Day The Who
813 Stomp! Brothers Johnson
812 Power And The Passion Midnight Oil
811 Don’t Worry Baby Los Lobos
810 When I Write The Book Rockpile
809 Under The Big Black Sun X
808 Paid In Full Eric B. & Rakim
807 Nemesis Shriekback
806 Invisible Sun Police
805 Space Age Love Song A Flock Of Seagulls
804 What Difference Does It Make The Smiths
803 Into Temptation Crowded House
802 Trouble Me 10,000 Maniacs
801 All In My Mind Love & Rockets
800 Sowing The Seeds Of Love Tears For Fears
799 Rockit Herbie Hancock
798 We Close Our Eyes Oingo Boingo
797 I Feel For You Chaka Khan
796 Welcome To The Boomtown David + David
795 Guitar Town Steve Earle
794 Mommy’s Little Monster Social Distortion
793 Rebel Yell Billy Idol
792 Nasty Janet Jackson
791 Promises Promises Naked Eyes
790 Straight Out Of The Jungle Jungle Brothers
789 The Dead Heart Midnight Oil
788 Hearts And Bones Paul Simon
787 Always The Sun The Stranglers
786 Watusi Rodeo Guadalcanal Diary
785 Biko Peter Gabriel
784 Heat Of The Moment Asia
783 What’s My Scene Hoodoo Gurus
782 The Breaks Pt. 1 Kurtis Blow
781 Burning House Of Love X
780 Love Vigilantes New Order
779 Big In Japan Alphaville
778 Fields Of Fire Big Country
777 Crazy Pylon
776 Wishing Well Bob Mould
775 You Spin Me Round (Like A Record) Dead Or Alive
774 Don’t Let Me Down, Gently The Wonder Stuff
773 Lake Of Fire Meat Puppets
772 Telegraph Rd. Dire Straits
771 Bingo Master’s Break-Out! The Fall
770 Wishing I Had A Photograph Of You A Flock Of Seagulls
769 When Smokey Sings ABC
768 Tugboat Galaxie 500
767 Black Celebration Depeche Mode
766 Why Bronski Beat
765 Little Guitars Van Halen
764 A Girl Like You The Smithereens
763 Coolidge The Descendents
762 The Stand The Alarm
761 Dirty Blvd. Lou Reed
760 Let Love Rule Lenny Kravitz
759 Beat’s So Lonely Charlie Sexton
758 Sometimes fIREHOSE
757 Tom’s Diner (1987) Suzanne Vega
756 Highwayman The Highwaymen
755 Open All Night Bruce Springsteen
754 History Lesson Pt. II The Minutemen
753 Sometime To Return Soul Asylum
752 Against The Wind Bob Seger
751 7 Chinese Brothers R.E.M.
750 Perfect The The
749 Rip It Up Orange Juice
748 (I Just) Died In Your Arms Cutting Crew
747 Tinseltown In The Rain The Blue Nile
746 I Can’t Go For That (No Can Do) Hall & Oates
745 Digging Your Scene The Blow Monkeys
744 Knock Me Down Red Hot Chili Peppers
743 Let It Whip Dazz Band
742 Whammy Kiss B-52’s
741 Computer Love Kraftwerk
740 The Perfect Kiss New Order
739 Hello Again The Cars
738 Sex (I’m A) Berlin
737 Channel Z B-52’s
736 Let Me Go Heaven 17
735 I Got You Split Enz
734 Ship Of Fools World Party
733 Smooth Operator Sade
732 Pass The Dutchie Musical Youth
731 I Know What Boys Like The Waitresses
730 Happy Hour The Housemartins
729 The Glamorous Life Sheila E
728 I Can’t Wait Nu Shooz
727 Freeze Frame J. Geils Band
726 Black Coffee In Bed Squeeze
725 Shine On House Of Love
724 Wall Of Death Richard & Linda Thompson
723 The Bitterest Pill (I Ever Had To Swallow) The Jam
722 Leave In Silence Depeche Mode
721 Obsession Animotion
720 Make A Circuit With Me The Polecats
719 Corona The Minutemen
718 Get Down On It Kool & The Gang
717 I’m An Adult Now The Pursuit Of Happiness
716 Schizophrenia Sonic Youth
715 Streets Of Your Town The Go-Betweens
714 Tell Me When It’s Over Dream Syndicate
713 Handle With Care Traveling Wilburys
712 Free Nelson Mandela Special AKA
711 Talkin’ Bout A Revolution Tracy Chapman
710 Jersey Girl Tom Waits
709 New Year’s Day U2
708 Sunglasses At Night Corey Hart
707 Refugee Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
706 Coming Up Paul McCartney
705 Balloon Man Robyn Hitchcock & The Egyptians
704 Love On A Real Train Tangerine Dream
703 Skyway The Replacements
702 Inside Out Mighty Lemon drops
701 Walk Together, Rock Together 7 Seconds
700 Rock Me Amadeus Falco
699 Shotgun Down The Avalanche Shawn Colvin
698 King Of Pain Police
697 So Alive Love & Rockets
696 Hungry Heart Bruce Springsteen
695 Swamp Talking Heads
694 Two Tribes Frankie Goes To Hollywood
693 A Certain Girl Warren Zevon
692 Scotty’s Lament The Connells
691 Fairytale Of New York The Pogues & Kirsty MacColl
690 Song To The Siren This Mortal Coil
689 The Magic Number De La Soul
688 Hallelujah Leonard Cohen
687 2000 Miles The Pretenders
686 A Sort Of Homecoming U2
685 Just The Two Of Us Grover Washington, Jr. (with Bill Withers)
684 Side Of The Road Lucinda Williams
683 Leader Of The Band Dan Fogelberg
682 Jokerman Bob Dylan
681 What I Am Edie Brickell & The New Bohemians
680 Take The Skinheads Bowling Camper Van Beethoven
679 Some Like It Hot The Power Station
678 The Look Of Love ABC
677 Dance Along The Edge Concrete Blonde
676 Enjoy Yourself (It’s Later Than You Think) The Specials
675 1999 Prince
674 Mr. Roboto Styx
673 Seattle Public Image LTD
672 Master Of Puppets Metallica
671 Night Nurse Gregory Isaacs
670 Fade To Grey Visage
669 Eardrum Buzz Wire
668 Stay Up Late Talking Heads
667 April Skies Jesus & Mary Chain
666 A Pair Of Brown Eyes The Pogues
665 That’s Entertainment The Jam
664 Me And The Boys Dave Edmunds
663 Rock The Casbah The Clash
662 Happy Birthday Altered Images
661 That’s When I Reach For My Revolver Mission Of Burma
660 Do You Remember Rock And Roll Radio The Ramones
659 Give Me The Night George Benson
658 Twist In My Sobriety Tanita Tikaram
657 Tall Cool One Robert Plant
656 Watching The Wheels John Lennon
655 Litany (Life Goes On) Guadalcanal Diary
654 Original Sin INXS
653 Word Up Cameo
652 Hit Me With Your Best Shot Pat Benatar
651 Enola Gay OMD
650 Ain’t Nobody Chaka Khan/Rufus
649 Tonight She Comes The Cars
648 Generals And Majors XTC
647 Misunderstanding Genesis
646 Ghosts Japan
645 Everyday Is Like Sunday Morrissey
644 On The Turning Away Pink Floyd
643 I Can’t Live Without My Radio LL Cool J
642 Shake The Disease Depeche Mode
641 Atmosphere Joy Division
640 Saving Grace Throwing Muses
639 Brothers In Arms Dire Straits
638 Tomorrow People Ziggy Marley
637 While You See A Chance Steve Winwood
636 Let’s Groove Kool & The Gang
635 Love Buzz (original SubPop) Nirvana
634 Buffalo Soldier Bob Marley
633 Amplifier The dB’s
632 Is This All There Is Los Lobos
631 Wondering Where The Lions Are Bruce Cockburn
630 Birthday The Sugarcubes
629 Everybody’s Got To Learn Sometime The Korgis
628 Fa Ce La The Feelies
627 Invisible Alison Moyet
626 World Destruction Time Zone
625 Da Da Da Trio
624 Thela Hun Ginjeet King Crimson
623 Major Tom (Coming Home) Peter Schilling
622 You Dropped A Bomb On Me The Gap Band
621 We’re Not Gonna Take It Twisted Sister
620 Chinese Rock The Ramones
619 More Bounce To The Ounce Zapp
618 Too Much Pressure  The Selecter
617 Carolyn’s Fingers Cocteau Twins
616 Freak Scene Dinosaur Jr.
615 Like The Weather 10,000 Maniacs
614 Dark Night The Blasters
613 The Unforgettable Fire U2
612 Don’t Believe The Hype Public Enemy
611 Radio Ga Ga Queen
610 Ana Ng They Might Be Giants
609 Too Many Creeps Bush Tetras
608 Blue Jean David Bowie
607 Pull Up To The Bumper Grace Jones
606 Kiss And Tell Bryan Ferry
605 Paris, TX Ry Cooder
604 Master Blaster (Jammin’) Stevie Wonder
603 Still In Hollywood Concrete Blonde
602 Paper In Fire John Mellencamp
601 It’s Like That Run-D.M.C.
600 Bigmouth Strikes Again The Smiths
599 Forever Now Psychedelic Furs
598 Crazy Train Ozzy Osbourne
597 Fire Woman The Cult
596 Go! Tones On Tail
595 Into The Groove Madonna
594 Planet Earth Duran Duran
593 Smooth Criminal Michael Jackson
592 Bittersweet Hoodoo Gurus
591 Bullet The Blue Sky U2
590 Gravity Talks Green On Red
589 Guitars, Cadillacs Dwight Yoakam
588 Elvis Is Everywhere Mojo Nixon & Skid Roper
587 I’m On Fire Bruce Springsteen
586 Passionate Kisses Lucinda Williams
585 Sit Down James
584 Europa And The Pirate Twins Thomas Dolby
583 40 (Live At Red Rocks) U2
582 Shoot Out The Lights Richard & Linda Thompson
581 On The Road Again Willie Nelson
580 Cold Shot Stevie Ray Vaughan
579 Wolves, Lower R.E.M.
578 Redemption Song Bob Marley
577 Drive South John Hiatt
576 This Is Radio Clash The Clash
575 Greetings To The New Brunette Billy Bragg
574 Pop Life Prince
573 Rise Public Image LTD
572 New Gold Dream (81-82-83-84) Simple Minds
571 Perfect Way Scritti Politti
570 Splendid Isolation Warren Zevon
569 Human Fly The Cramps
568 Cover Me Bruce Springsteen
567 Keep On Moving Soul II Soul
566 C’Mon Every Beatbox Big Audio Dynamite
565 Get Up And Jump Red Hot Chili Peppers
564 Paranoimia Art Of Noise
563 Are You Ready To Be Heartbroken? Lloyd Cole & The Commotions
562 Fortress Around Your Heart Sting
561 Long Hot Summer Style Council
560 Only The Lonely The Motels
559 In A Jar Dinosaur Jr.
558 Light In Your Eyes The Subdudes
557 Downtown Train Tom Waits
556 Head Like A Hole NIN
555 Welcome To The Jungle Guns N Roses
554 I Go Crazy Flesh For Lulu
553 Never Let Me Down Again Depeche Mode
552 About A Girl (Bleach) Nirvana
551 I Still Believe (Great Design) The Call
550 House Of Fun Madness
549 Clubland Elvis Costello
548 Changed The Locks Lucinda Williams
547 The Downtown Lights The Blue Nile
546 My Biggest Thrill Mighty Lemon Drops
545 Where The Hell Is Bill? Camper Van Beethoven
544 Love Is The Law The Suburbs
543 Words Missing Persons
542 Cuts You Up Peter Murphy
541 Waiting Room Fugazi
540 She Bangs The Drums Stone Roses
539 Blasphemous Rumours Depeche Mode
538 Darkness At The Edge Of Town Bruce Springsteen
537 Follow The Leader Eric B. & Rakim
536 You Shook Me All Night Long AC/DC
535 Homosapien Pete Shelley
534 See How We Are X
533 Halloween Parade Lou Reed
532 Back On The Chain Gang The Pretenders
531 I Send A Message INXS
530 The Jezebel Spirit David Byrne & Brian Eno
529 Why Can’t I Be You The Cure
528 Don’t Want To Know If You Are Lonely Husker Du
527 Straight Outta Compton N.W.A.
526 Pump Up The Volume M|A|R|R|S
525 Paul Revere Beastie Boys
524 What I Like About You The Romantics
523 Rock n Roll High School The Ramones
522 Subdivisions Rush
521 I Love A Man In A Uniform Gang Of Four
520 Promised You A Miracle Simple Minds
519 Deanna Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
518 Gone Daddy Gone Violent Femmes
517 The Hungry Wolf X
516 The Bottomless Lake John Prine
515 Left Of Center Suzanne Vega
514 Perfect Skin Lloyd Cole
513 If You Were Here Thompson Twins
512 Modern Love David Bowie
511 Girls Beastie Boys
510 Winds Of Change Scorpions
509 Rise Above Black Flag
508 Centerfold J. Geils Band
507 Going Back To Cali LL Cool J
506 Gloria (Live At Red Rocks) U2
505 Walk Of Life Dire Straits
504 Real Wild Child Iggy Pop
503 Back to Life (However Do You Want Me) Soul II Soul
502 A Million Miles Away The Plimsouls
501 Opportunities (Let’s Make Lots Of Money) Pet Shop Boys
500 There Must Be An Angel (Playing With My Heart) Eurythmics
499 In God’s Country U2
498 Power Of Love Huey Lewis & The News
497 Feel Us Shaking The Samples
496 Crash The Primitives
495 I Will Follow U2
494 Dirty Old Town The Pogues
493 Rock This Town Stray Cats
492 Amarillo By Morning George Strait
491 Beyond Belief Elvis Costello
490 Hey Nineteen Steely Dan
489 Finest Worksong R.E.M.
488 One Step Ahead Split Enz
487 Birth, School, Work, Death The Godfathers
486 Shake It Up The Cars
485 If I Had A Boat Lyle Lovett
484 The House Is Rockin’ Stevie Ray Vaughan
483 Most Of The Time Bob Dylan
482 Our House Madness
481 Dancing With Tears In My Eyes Ultravox
480 Kingdom Of Rain The The (with Sinead O’Connor)
479 The Walk The Cure
478 Catholic Boy Jim Carroll Band
477 Sound System Operation Ivy
476 Run To The Hills Iron Maiden
475 Spirit Of ’76 The Alarm
474 Mexican Radio Wall Of Voodoo
473 The Cutter Echo & The Bunnymen
472 It’s Still Rock And Roll To Me Billy Joel
471 Always On My Mind Pet Shop Boys
470 Love At The Five And Dime Nanci Griffith
469 Superman R.E.M.
468 You Give Love A Bad Name Bon Jovi
467 Memphis In The Meantime John Hiatt
466 God Is A Bullet Concrete Blonde
465 Someone Somewhere In Summertime Simple Minds
464 Tupelo Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
463 Sorry Somehow Husker Du
462 Heaven Eurogliders
461 Over There The Connells
460 The River Bruce Springsteen
459 Someday Someway Marshall Crenshaw
458 Here Comes A Regular The Replacements
457 Shout At The Devil Motley Crue
456 Blew Nirvana
455 Lorelei Cocteau Twins
454 Atomic Dog George Clinton
453 Walking In LA Missing Persons
452 That’s All Genesis
451 Train In Vain The Clash
450 Something So Strong Crowded House
449 The Future’s So Bright (I Gotta Wear Shades) Timbuk 3
448 Peek-A-Boo Siouxsie & The Banshees
447 Hey Jack Kerouac 10,000 Maniacs
446 Fools Gold Stone Roses
445 Cold Cold Ground Tom Waits
444 Bonny Prefab Sprout
443 Karma Chameleon Culture Club
442 Girlfriend In A Coma The Smiths
441 Born Under Punches Talking Heads
440 Atomic Blondie
439 A Girl In Trouble (Is A Temporary Thing) Romeo Void
438 Lonely In Your Nightmare Duran Duran
437 Everyday I Write The Book Elvis Costello
436 Never Tear Us Apart INXS
435 Controversy Prince
434 Everywhere Fleetwood Mac
433 Wanna Be Startin’ Something Michael Jackson
432 You Be Illin’ Run-D.M.C.
431 True Colors Cyndi Lauper
430 Open Arms Journey
429 Love Is A Battlefield Pat Benatar
428 Could You Be Loved Bob Marley
427 Disintigration The Cure
426 Bastards Of Young The Replacements
425 I Wanna Be Adored Stone Roses
424 Limelight Rush
423 Planet Rock Afrika Bambaataa and the Soul Sonic Force
422 Baby I’m A Star Prince
421 Party At Ground Zero Fishbone
420 Send Me An Angel Real Life
419 Another One Bites The Dust Queen
418 Oh L’Amour Erasure
417 Shell Shock New Order
416 Love Plus One Haircut 100
415 Fascination Street The Cure
414 Cities In Dust Siouxsie & The Banshees
413 One Night In Bangkok Murray Head
412 Poison Arrow ABC
411 Nebraska Bruce Springsteen
410 Goo Goo Muck The Cramps
409 Ace Of Spades Motorhead
408 White Lines (Don’t Do It) Melle Mel
407 Talk About The Passion R.E.M.
406 Safety Dance Men Without Hats
405 See A Little Light Bob Mould
404 Lovers In A Dangerous Time Bruce Cockburn
403 New Sensation INXS
402 Express Yourself N.W.A.
401 Tenderness General Public
400 We Care A Lot Faith No More
399 Synchronicity II Police
398 That Voice Again Peter Gabriel
397 The Boys Of Summer Don Henley
396 Pride (In The Name Of Love) U2
395 She Drives Me Crazy Fine Young Cannibals
394 I Want Candy Bow Wow Wow
393 Like A Virgin Madonna
392 I’m Still Standing Elton John
391 Message To My Girl Spilt Enz
390 Everybody Wants You Billy Squier
389 Back In Black AC/DC
388 Rockin’ In The Free World Neil Young
387 She’s A Beauty The Tubes
386 This Charming Man The Smiths
385 What Is Love Howard Jones
384 Whenever You’re On My Mind Marshall Crenshaw
383 Bring On The Dancing Horses Echo & The Bunnymen
382 Who Can It Be Now Men At Work
381 Vacation The Go-Go’s
380 Boys Don’t Cry The Cure
379 Another Nail In My Heart Squeeze
378 Drop The Pilot Joan Armatrading
377 I Would Die 4 U Prince
376 Eminence Front The Who
375 Der Kommisar After The Fire
374 Don’t Come Around Here No More Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
373 Babylon Sisters Steely Dan
372 Union Of The Snake Duran Duran
371 Twilight Zone Golden Earring
370 Wild Flower The Cult
369 Scatterlings Of Africa Johnny Clegg & Savuka
368 Atlantic City Bruce Springsteen
367 No Myth Michael Penn
366 Behind The Wall Of Sleep The Smithereens
365 Spirits In The Material World Police
364 My Ever Changing Moods Style Council
363 Heart And Soul T’Pau
362 Change Tears For Fears
361 Same Old Scene Roxy Music
360 Veronica Elvis Costello
359 The Road Goes On Forever Robert Earl Keen
358 Kids In America Kim Wilde
357 Let My Love Open The Door Pete Townshend
356 Hold Me Now Thompson Twins
355 Borderline Madonna
354 Gypsy Fleetwood Mac
353 Bankrobber The Clash
352 Cattle And Cane The Go-Betweens
351 So Far Away Dire Straits
350 Paradise City Guns N Roses
349 Makes No Sense At All Husker Du
348 It’s Tricky Run-D.M.C.
347 Crazy Little Thing Called Love Queen
346 Head Over Heels The Go-Go’s
345 Ah! Leah! Donnie Iris
344 Saved By Zero The Fixx
343 Mystify INXS
342 Everything Counts Depeche Mode
341 Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around Tom Petty & Stevie Nicks
340 The Message Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five
339 Ant Music Adam Ant
338 Talk Talk Talk Talk
337 The Spirit Of Radio Rush
336 Mystery Achievement The Pretenders
335 Do You Really Want To Hurt Me Culture Club
334 Another Brick In The Wall Pt. II Pink Floyd
333 4th Of July X
332 One Tree Hill U2
331 Here Comes The Rain Again Eurythmics
330 Blood And Roses The Smithereens
329 Good Thing Fine Young Cannibals
328 Let The Day Begin The Call
327 867-5309 (Jenny) Tommy Tutone
326 Home Sweet Home Motley Crue
325 I Want A New Drug Huey Lewis & The News
324 Red Red Wine UB40
323 Goodbye Horses Q Lazzarus
322 Punk Rock Girl Dead Milkmen
321 Trail Of Tears Guadalcanal Diary
320 Suburban Home The Descendents
319 It Takes Two Rob Base & DJ EZ Rock
318 I Scare Myself Thomas Dolby
317 Creeping Death Metallica
316 Regulator Fishbone
315 Skin Deep The Stranglers
314 This Corrosion Sisters Of Mercy
313 Orinoco Flow Enya
312 Dear God XTC
311 Little Red Corvette Prince
310 Don’t Tell Me Blancmange
309 Shake Your Rump Beastie Boys
308 Mean Street Van Halen
307 Belly Of The Whale Burning Sensations
306 Kickstart My Heart Motley Crue
305 Buffalo Stance Neneh Cherry
304 Dead Man’s Party Oingo Boingo
303 The Final Countdown Europe
302 New Frontier Donald Fagen
301 Walking On Sunshine Katrina & The Waves
300 Rock You Like A Hurricane Scorpions
299 Love Removal Machine The Cult
298 Here I Go Again Whitesnake
297 Red Hill Mining Town U2
296 Dance Hall Days Wang Chung
295 Sweet Jane Cowboy Junkies
294 The Promise When In Rome
293 Burnin’ For You Blue Oyster Cult
292 Graceland Paul Simon
291 Bela Lugosi’s Dead Bauhaus
290 Golden Brown The Stranglers
289 Ask The Smiths
288 Don’t Let’s Start They Might Be Giants
287 Summer Of ’69 Bryan Adams
286 Cloudbusting Kate Bush
285 Me, Myself & I De La Soul
284 Driver 8 R.E.M.
283 Big Time Peter Gabriel
282 Like A Prayer Madonna
281 Ashes To Ashes David Bowie
280 Stray Cat Strut Stray Cats
279 Things Can Only Get Better Howard Jones
278 We Belong Pat Benatar
277 Vienna Ultravox
276 Strangelove Depeche Mode
275 When You Were Mine Prince
274 The Way It Is Bruce Hornsby & The Range
273 All I Want Is You U2
272 Crazy For You Madonna
271 Seven Year Ache Rosanne Cash
270 Alone Again Or The Damned
269 Wicked Game Chris Isaak
268 Glory Days Bruce Springsteen
267 Love Action (I Believe In Love) Human League
266 Higher Ground Red Hot Chili Peppers
265 Girls On Film Duran Duran
264 Devil Inside INXS
263 Brass Monkey Beastie Boys
262 (Keep Feeling) Fascination Human League
261 Never Say Never Romeo Void
260 Have A Little Faith In Me John Hiatt
259 Keep On Loving You REO Speedwagon
258 Something About You Level 42
257 One Thing Leads To Another The Fixx
256 Reptile The Church
255 Pink Houses John Mellencamp
254 Crosseyed And Painless Talking Heads
253 Left Of The Dial The Replacements
252 Hourglass Squeeze
251 Oblivious Aztec Camera
250 Voices Carry Til Tuesday
249 Do They Know It’s Christmas Band Aid
248 Beautiful World Devo
247 Thieves Like Us New Order
246 She’s In Parties Bauhaus
245 Eye Know De La Soul
244 You Can’t Get What You Want (Till You Know What You Want) Joe Jackson
243 Catapult R.E.M.
242 Relax Frankie Goes To Hollywood
241 There She Goes The Las
240 Panic The Smiths
239 I Won’t Back Down Tom Petty
238 Will The Wolf Survive Los Lobos
237 9 To 5 Dolly Parton
236 Don’t Give Up Peter Gabriel
235 Rescue Echo & The Bunnymen
234 The Waiting Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
233 Unsatisfied The Replacements
232 Wouldn’t It Be Good Nik Kershaw
231 Too Shy Kajagoogoo
230 Situation Yaz
229 I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles) The Proclaimers
228 Money For Nothing Dire Straits
227 Red Skies The Fixx
226 Touch Of Grey Grateful Dead
225 Monkey Gone To Heaven Pixies
224 Simply Irresistible Robert Palmer
223 I Want You Back Hoodoo Gurus
222 Two Hearts Beat As One U2
221 Behind The Wheel Depeche Mode
220 For Whom The Bell Tolls Metallica
219 Alive And Kicking Simple Minds
218 Wrapped Around Your Finger Police
217 Talk Of The Town The Pretenders
216 Somewhere Down The Crazy River Robbie Robertson
215 Cars Gary Numan
214 Running Down A Dream Tom Petty
213 Middle Of The Road The Pretenders
212 Head Over Heels Tears For Fears
211 Games Without Frontiers Peter Gabriel
210 Electric Avenue Eddy Grant
209 Orange Crush R.E.M.
208 Brilliant Disguise Bruce Springsteen
207 Cult Of Personality Living Colour
206 E = mc2 Big Audio Dynamite
205 Ceremony New Order
204 Debaser Pixies
203 Eighties Killing Joke
202 Destination Unknown Missing Persons
201 I Wanna Dance With Somebody Whitney Houston
200 Walk Like An Egyptian The Bangles
199 Life’s What You Make It Talk Talk
198 Hyperactive Thomas Dolby
197 Roam B-52’s
196 Separate Ways Journey
195 Pulling Mussels (From A Shell) Squeeze
194 Fisherman’s Blues The Waterboys
193 There Is A Light That Never Goes Out The Smiths
192 Fade To Black Metallica
191 Stand And Deliver Adam Ant
190 The Tide Is High Blondie
189 Shelter Lone Justice
188 Hounds Of Love Kate Bush
187 Down Under Men At Work
186 You Can Call Me Al Paul Simon
185 Genius Of Love Tom Tom Club
184 Express Yourself Madonna
183 Jack And Diane John Mellencamp
182 Livin’ On A Prayer Bon Jovi
181 The Magnificent Seven The Clash
180 Rapture Blondie
179 No One Is To Blame Howard Jones
178 The Reflex Duran Duran
177 Girl U Want Devo
176 Hot For Teacher Van Halen
175 Fall On Me R.E.M.
174 Couldn’t Stand The Weather Stevie Ray Vaughan
173 Start Me Up Rolling Stones
172 Manic Monday The Bangles
171 Diamonds On The Soles Of Her Shoes Paul Simon
170 Road To Nowhere Talking Heads
169 She Blinded Me With Science Thomas Dolby
168 People Are People Depeche Mode
167 No Sleep Till Brooklyn Beastie Boys
166 Jane Says Jane’s Addiction
165 Kiss Prince
164 Copperhead Road Steve Earle
163 I Ran (So Far Away) A Flock Of Seagulls
162 Drive The Cars
161 Holding Back The Years Simply Red
160 Spellbound Siouxsie & The Banshees
159 The Whole Of The Moon The Waterboys
158 Edge Of Seventeen Stevie Nicks
157 The Lovecats The Cure
156 Institutionalized Suicidal Tendencies
155 We Didn’t Start The Fire Billy Joel
154 Teen Age Riot Sonic Youth
153 Bad Michael Jackson
152 I Don’t Remember Peter Gabriel
151 This Is The Day The The
150 Gigantic Pixies
149 (Nothing But) Flowers Talking Heads
148 Lips Like Sugar Echo & The Bunnymen
147 Mandinka Sinead O’Connor
146 Love Over Gold Dire Straits
145 Life In A Northern Town The Dream Academy
144 The One Thing INXS
143 I Confess English Beat
142 Just Like Honey Jesus & Mary Chain
141 One Metallica
140 Wake Me Up Before You Go Go Wham
139 Everyday Is Halloween Ministry
138 Owner Of A Lonely Heart Yes
137 Sexual Healing Marvin Gaye
136 Message Of Love The Pretenders
135 Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic Police
134 The One I Love R.E.M.
133 Shout Tears For Fears
132 Texas Flood Stevie Ray Vaughan
131 Africa Toto
130 Mad World Tears For Fears
129 Come Dancing The Kinks
128 A Town Called Malice The Jam
127 Free Fallin’ Tom Petty
126 Shock The Monkey Peter Gabriel
125 Closer To Fine Indigo Girls
124 I Love Rock n Roll Joan Jett & The Blackhearts
123 Close To Me The Cure
122 Kiss Off Violent Femmes
121 Rhythm Nation Janet Jackson
120 Temptation New Order
119 Pretty In Pink Psychedelic Furs
118 Walk This Way Run-D.M.C. & Aerosmith
117 Tempted Squeeze
116 In The Air Tonight Phil Collins
115 Brass In Pocket The Pretenders
114 White Wedding Billy Idol
113 99 Luftballoons Nena
112 Personal Jesus Depeche Mode
111 China Girl David Bowie
110 Panama Van Halen
109 A Little Respect Erasure
108 Cruel Summer Bananarama
107 Material Girl Madonna
106 Jessie’s Girl Rick Springfield
105 True Faith New Order
104 Private Idaho B-52’s
103 Steppin’ Out Joe Jackson
102 If You Leave OMD
101 Smalltown Boy Bronski Beat
100 London Calling The Clash
99 Avalon Roxy Music
98 Don’t Change INXS
97 The Unguarded Moment The Church
96 Video Killed The Radio Star The Buggles 
95 Forever Young Alphaville
94 Uncertain Smile The The
93 Careless Whisper Wham
92 Just Can’t Get Enough Depeche Mode
91 The Metro Berlin
90 Faith George Michael
89 Ghost Town The Specials
88 We Got The Beat The Go-Go’s
87 Fight The Power Public Enemy
86 It’s The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) R.E.M.
85 Fast Car Tracy Chapman
84 Born In The USA Bruce Springsteen
83 In Between Days The Cure
82 Whip It Devo
81 Bust A Move Young MC
80 Sunday Bloody Sunday U2
79 Our Lips Are Sealed The Go-Go’s
78 Holding Out For A Hero Bonnie Tyler
77 Dancing In The Dark Bruce Springsteen
76 Beds Are Burning Midnight Oil
75 Where Is My Mind Pixies
74 Rio Duran Duran
73 Call Me Blondie
72 It’s My Life Talk Talk
71 And She Was Talking Heads
70 Don’t Dream It’s Over Crowded House
69 Lovesong The Cure
68 What’s Love Got To Do With It Tina Turner
67 In Your Eyes Peter Gabriel
66 I Will Dare The Replacements
65 Save A Prayer Duran Duran
64 Push It Salt N Pepa
63 So. Central Rain (I’m Sorry) R.E.M.
62 Here Comes Your Man Pixies
61 Beat It Michael Jackson
60 In A Big Country Big Country
59 True (Spandau Ballet) Spandau Ballet
58 Only You Yaz
57 Don’t Stop Believin’ Journey
56 Love My Way Psychedelic Furs
55 Don’t You Want Me Human League
54 A Forest The Cure
53 Mirror In The Bathroom English Beat
52 Need You Tonight INXS
51 Every Breath You Take Police
50 Age Of Consent New Order
49 Thriller Michael Jackson
48 Raspberry Beret Prince
47 Bizarre Love Triangle New Order
46 Pictures Of You The Cure
45 I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For U2
44 (You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party) Beastie Boys
43 Straight To Hell The Clash
42 Alex Chilton The Replacements
41 Sweet Child O’ Mine Guns N Roses
40 Under The Milky Way The Church
39 Emotional Rescue Rolling Stones
38 Save It For Later English Beat
37 Billie Jean Michael Jackson
36 Can’t Hardly Wait The Replacements
35 Come On Eileen Dexys Midnight Runners
34 This Must Be The Place (Naïve Melody) Talking Heads
33 Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God) Kate Bush
32 The Ghost In You Psychedelic Furs
31 Hungry Like The Wolf Duran Duran
30 Sledgehammer Peter Gabriel
29 Jump Van Halen
28 Blister In The Sun Violent Femmes
27 Time After Time Cyndi Lauper
26 West End Girls Pet Shop Boys
25 Love Shack B-52’s
24 Radio Free Europe R.E.M.
23 I Melt With You Modern English
22 With Or Without You U2
21 Girls Just Wanna Have Fun Cyndi Lauper
20 Under Pressure Queen & David Bowie
19 Let’s Go Crazy Prince
18 (She Sells) Sanctuary The Cult
17 The Killing Moon Echo & The Bunnymen
16 Burning Down The House Talking Heads
15 Never Gonna Give You Up Rick Astley
14 Should I Stay Or Should I Go The Clash
13 When Doves Cry Prince
12 More Than This Roxy Music
11 Love Will Tear Us Apart Joy Division
10 Blue Monday New Order
9 Purple Rain Prince
8 Tainted Love Soft Cell
7 Don’t You (Forget About Me) Simple Minds
6 Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) Eurythmics
5 Take On Me A-Ha
4 Once In A Lifetime Talking Heads
3 Everybody Wants To Rule The World Tears For Fears
2 Just Like Heaven The Cure
1 How Soon Is Now The Smiths

 

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