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Top Songs of the 1980's

RankSong TitleSong ArtistYearGenre

1Don't Stop Believin'Journey1981Rock

2You Shook Me All Night LongAC/DC1980Rock

3Love ShackB-52's1989Popular

4Livin' On A PrayerBon Jovi1986Rock

5Pour Some Sugar On MeDef Leppard1987Rock

6Billie JeanMichael Jackson1982Popular

7CelebrationKool & The Gang1980Disco

8FootlooseKenny Loggins1984Popular

9ThrillerMichael Jackson1982Popular

10I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)Whitney Houston1987Popular

11Girls Just Want To Have FunCyndi Lauper1984Popular

12Summer Of 69Bryan Adams1984Rock

13The Way You Make Me FeelMichael Jackson1987Popular

14Jessie's GirlRick Springfield1981Popular

15(I've Had) The Time Of My LifeBill Medley & Jennifer Warnes1987Ballad

16Pretty Young Thing (P.Y.T)Michael Jackson1982Popular

17Push ItSalt-N-Pepa1987Popular


19Bust A MoveYoung M.C.1989Popular

20Crazy Little Thing Called LoveQueen1980Popular

21Beat ItMichael Jackson1983Popular

22Sweet Child O' MineGuns N' Roses1987Rock

23Take Me Home TonightEddie Money1986Oldies

24Red Red WineUB401988Popular

25What I Like About YouRomantics1980Rock

26Like A PrayerMadonna1989Popular


28White WeddingBilly Idol1983Popular

29I Love Rock 'N RollJoan Jett & Blackhearts1982Popular

30Another One Bites The DustQueen1981Popular

31Come on EileenDexy's Midnight Runners1982Popular

32Super FreakRick James1981Popular

33Mony MonyBilly Idol1987Popular

34Wild ThingTone Loc1988Popular

35It's TrickyRun-D.M.C.1986Popular

36Sharp Dressed ManZZ Top1983Rock

37Take On Mea-ha1985Popular

38(You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party!)Beastie Boys1987Alternative

39Hit Me With Your Best ShotPat Benatar1980Alternative

40Fishin' in the DarkThe Nitty Gritty Dirt Band1987Country

41Smooth CriminalMichael Jackson1987Popular

42You Spin Me Round (Like A Record)Dead Or Alive1984Alternative

43Rock With YouMichael Jackson1980Popular

44Any Way You Want ItJourney1980Rock

45Copperhead RoadSteve Earle1988Popular

46Walking On SunshineKatrina & The Waves1985Oldies

47It Takes TwoRob Base & D.J. E-Z Rock1988Popular

48You Make My Dreams Come TrueDaryl Hall & John Oates1982Oldies

49Forever And Ever, AmenRandy Travis1987Country

50The Safety DanceMen Without Hats1983Oldies

51Open ArmsJourney1982Ballad

52All Night Long (All Night)Lionel Richie1983Popular

53Your LoveOutfield1985Popular

54Blister In The SunViolent Femmes1982Alternative

55Jack & DianeJohn Cougar1982Popular

56KokomoBeach Boys1988Popular


58Free Fallin'Tom Petty1989Rock

59Funky Cold MedinaTone Loc1989Popular

60Eye Of The TigerSurvivor1982Oldies

61Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'Michael Jackson1983Popular

62You Give Love A Bad NameBon Jovi1986Popular

63Let's Go CrazyPrince & The Revolution1984Popular

64Could You Be LovedBob Marley & The Wailers1980Reggae

65Get Down On ItKool & The Gang1981Popular

66Never Gonna Give You UpRick Astley1987Popular

67Brass MonkeyBeastie Boys1986Alternative


69You Dropped A Bomb On MeGap Band1982Popular

70Wake Me Up Before You Go-GoWham!1984Popular

71It's Raining MenWeather Girls1982Popular

72Back In BlackAC/DC1980Rock

73Man In The MirrorMichael Jackson1987Ballad

74Pump Up The JamTechnotronic Feat. Felly1989Popular

75In Your EyesPeter Gabriel1986Alternative

76Uptown GirlBilly Joel1983Popular

77Dead Man's PartyOingo Boingo1985Popular

78Paradise CityGuns N' Roses1989Rock

79Dancing In The DarkBruce Springsteen1984Alternative

80Let's GrooveEarth, Wind & Fire1981Oldies

81CongaGloria Estefan & Miami Sound Machine1985Popular

82Every Little Thing She Does Is MagicPolice1981Popular

83Could I Have This DanceAnne Murray1980Ballad

84Under PressureQueen & David Bowie1981Rock

85Glory DaysBruce Springsteen1985Popular

86She's Got A WayBilly Joel1982Oldies

87Forever YoungRod Stewart1988Alternative

88Can't Fight This FeelingREO Speedwagon1985Ballad

89Dancing With MyselfBilly Idol1981Rock

90Just Like HeavenCure1987Alternative

91FunkytownLipps Inc.1980Oldies

92Walk Like An EgyptianBangles1986Rock

93You're The InspirationChicago1984Ballad

94JumpVan Halen1984Rock

95Tainted LoveSoft Cell1982Popular

96HeavenBryan Adams1985Oldies

97Here And NowLuther Vandross1989Ballad

98Nothin' But A Good TimePoison1988Rock

99Its Raining MenWeather Girls1983Funk


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