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Top Dance Songs of the 1980s

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1.06/1982

 ①  Eye of the Tiger by Survivor

 

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444

US ✫1
US AC 27
US dance 59
US rock ✫1
UK ✫1
[Scotti Brothers 02912]
written by Frankie Sullivan & Jim Peterik
2.05/1983

 ②  Every Breath You Take by The Police

 

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from Synchronicity   

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409

US ✫1
US AC 5
US dance 26
US rock ✫1
UK ✫1
[Grammy Award for Song of the Year 1984]
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #84]
[A&M 2542]
written by Sting
3.10/1982

 ③  Down Under by Men at Work

 

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from Business as Usual   

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405

US ✫1
US AC 13
US dance 33
US rock ✫1
UK ✫1
[R]
charted as Who Can It Be Now? / Down Under in US dance charts
[Columbia 03303]
written by Colin Hay & Ron Strykert
4.12/1981

 ④  Don't You Want Me by The Human League

 

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from Dare!   

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399

US ✫1
US dance 3
US rock 4
UK ✫1
written by Philip Oakey, Jo Callis & Philip Adrian Wright
5.04/1983

 ⑤  Flashdance ... What a Feeling! by Irene Cara

 

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from Flashdance: Original Soundtrack from the Motion Picture   

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390

US ✫1
US AC 4
US dance ✫1
US R&B 2
UK 2
[Academy Award for Best Original Song 1983]
[Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song 1983]
[Casablanca 811440-7]
written by Giorgio Moroder, Keith Forsey & Irene Cara
6.07/1980

Upside Down by Diana Ross

 

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from Diana   

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382

US ✫1
US AC 18
US dance ✫1
US R&B ✫1
UK 2
produced by Bernard Edwards & Nile Rodgers; charted as Upside Down / I'm Coming Out in US dance charts
[Motown 1494]
written by Nile Rodgers & Bernard Edwards
7.05/1982

Abracadabra by Steve Miller Band

 

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from Abracadabra   

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376

US ✫1
US AC 28
US dance 14
US R&B 26
US rock 4
UK 2
[Capitol 5126]
written by Steve Miller
8.10/1983

Say, Say, Say by Michael Jackson & Paul McCartney

 

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from Pipes of Peace   

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375

US ✫1
US AC 3
US dance 2
US R&B 2
US rock 24
UK 2
as Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson
[Epic 04169]
written by Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson
9.03/1980

Funkytown by Lipps, Inc.

 

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from Mouth to Mouth   

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369

US ✫1
US dance ✫1
US R&B 2
UK 2
charted as Funkytown / All Night Dancing in US dance charts
[Casablanca 2233]
written by Steven Greenberg
10.11/1980

The Tide Is High by Blondie

 

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from Autoamerican   

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369

US ✫1
US AC 3
US dance ✫1
UK ✫1
charted as Rapture / The Tide Is High in US dance charts
[Chrysalis 2465]
written by Howard Barrett, Tyrone Evans & John Holt
11.11/1981

Centerfold by J. Geils Band

 

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from Freeze Frame   

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368

US ✫1
US dance 12
US rock ✫1
UK 3
charted as Centerfold / Flamethrower in US dance charts
[EMI America 8102]
written by Seth Justman
12.09/1983

All Night Long (All Night) by Lionel Richie

 

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from Can't Slow Down   

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364

US ✫1
US AC ✫1
US dance 5
US R&B ✫1
UK 2
[Motown 1698]
written by Lionel Richie
13.12/1981

I Love Rock 'n Roll by Joan Jett

 

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from I Love Rock n' Roll   

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363

US ✫1
US dance 31
US rock ✫1
UK 4
as Joan Jett & the Blackhearts
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #484]
[Boardwalk 7-11-135]
written by Alan Merrill & Jake Hooker
14.10/1981

Physical by Olivia Newton-John

 

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from Physical   

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353

US ✫1
US AC 29
US dance 22
US R&B 28
UK 7
[MCA 51182]
written by Steve Kipner & Terry Shaddick
15.03/1981

Bette Davis Eyes by Kim Carnes

 

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from Mistaken Identity   

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348

US ✫1
US AC 15
US dance 26
US rock 5
UK 10
[Grammy Award for Song of the Year 1982]
[Grammy Award for Record of the Year 1982]
[EMI America 8077]
written by Donna Weiss & Jackie DeShannon
16.03/1983

Let's Dance by David Bowie

 

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from Let's Dance   

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345

US ✫1
US dance ✫1
US R&B 14
US rock 8
UK ✫1
featuring Stevie Ray Vaughan on guitar
co-produced by Nile Rodgers
[EMI America 8158]
written by David Bowie
17.09/1982

Do You Really Want to Hurt Me? by Culture Club

 

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from Kissing to Be Clever   

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342

US 2
US AC 8
US dance 34
US R&B 39
US rock 21
UK ✫1
charted as I'm Afraid of Me / Do You Really Want to Hurt Me? in US dance charts
[Virgin/Epic 03368]
written by Boy George, Mikey Craig (as Michael Craig), Roy Hay & Jon Moss
18.02/1982

Mickey by Toni Basil

 

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from Word of Mouth   

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340

US ✫1
US dance 3
UK 2
[Chrysalis 2638]
written by Mike Chapman & Nicky Chinn
19.05/1987

I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me) by Whitney Houston

 

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from Whitney   

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337

US ✫1
US AC ✫1
US dance ✫1
US R&B 2
UK ✫1
produced by Narada Michael Walden
[Arista 9598]
written by George Merrill & Shannon Rubicam
20.10/1982

Maneater by Hall & Oates

 

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from H2O   

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330

US ✫1
US AC 14
US dance 18
US R&B 78
US rock 18
UK 6
[RCA 13354]
written by Sara Allen, Daryl Hall & John Oates
21.10/1980

Celebration by Kool & the Gang

 

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from Celebrate!   

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327

US ✫1
US AC 34
US dance ✫1
US R&B ✫1
UK 7
charted as Celebration / Take It to the Top in US dance charts
[De-lite 807]
written by Donna Johnson, Claydes Charles Smith, Earl Eugene Toon Jr., James "J.T." Taylor, Ronald Bell (as Ronald Nathan Bell), George Brown (as George Melvin Brown), Dennis Ronald Thomas, Eumir Deodato, Robert Mickens, Robert Bell & Kool & the Gang
22.08/1980

Another One Bites the Dust by Queen

 

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from The Game   

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327

US ✫1
US dance 2
US R&B 2
UK 7
[Elektra 47031]
written by John Deacon
23.08/1987

Never Gonna Give You Up by Rick Astley

 

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from Whenever You Need Somebody   

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324

US ✫1
US AC ✫1
US dance ✫1
UK ✫1
[BRIT Awards Best British Single 1988]
produced by Stock, Aitken & Waterman
[RCA 5347]
written by Mike Stock, Matt Aitken & Pete Waterman
24.04/1980

Coming Up by Paul McCartney

 

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from McCartney II   

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324

US ✫1
US AC 48
US dance 64
UK 2
[live]
[Columbia 11263+]
written by Paul McCartney
25.04/1981

Medley: Stars on 45 by Stars on 45/Starsound

 

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from Stars on Long Play   

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323

US ✫1
US AC 11
US dance 18
UK 2
[venus, sugar sugar, no reply, i'll be back, drive my car, do you want to know a secret, we can work it out, i should have known better, nowhere man, you're going to lose that girl, stars on 45]
[Radio 3810]
written by various
26.03/1985

Everybody Wants to Rule the World by Tears for Fears

 

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from Songs from the Big Chair   

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320

US ✫1
US AC 2
US dance ✫1
US rock 2
UK 2
[BRIT Awards Best British Single 1986]
[Polygram 880659 (Mercury)]
written by Roland Orzabal, Ian Stanley & Chris Hughes
27.11/1981

I Can't Go for That (No Can Do) by Hall & Oates

 

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from Private Eyes   

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320

US ✫1
US AC 12
US dance ✫1
US R&B ✫1
US rock 28
UK 8
[RCA 12357]
written by Daryl Hall, John Oates & Sara Allen
28.01/1987

I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me) by Aretha Franklin & George Michael

 

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from Aretha [1986 album]   

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318

US ✫1
US AC 2
US dance 12
US R&B 5
UK ✫1
produced by Narada Michael Walden
written by Simon Climie & Dennis Morgan
29.03/1989

Like a Prayer by Madonna

 

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from Like a Prayer   

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318

US ✫1
US AC 3
US dance ✫1
US R&B 20
UK ✫1
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #300]
[Sire 27539]
written by Madonna & Patrick Leonard
30.04/1984

Let's Hear It for the Boy by Deniece Williams

 

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from Footloose: Original Soundtrack of the Paramount Motion Picture   

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318

US ✫1
US AC 3
US dance ✫1
US R&B ✫1
UK 2
[Columbia 04417]
written by Tom Snow & Dean Pitchford
31.06/1984

Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr

 

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from Ghostbusters: Original Soundtrack Album   

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315

US ✫1
US AC 9
US dance 6
US R&B ✫1
US rock 38
UK 2
[Arista 9212]
written by Ray Parker Jr
32.05/1984

Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go by Wham!

 

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from Make It Big   

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313

US ✫1
US AC 4
US dance 27
UK ✫1
[Columbia 04552]
written by George Michael
33.06/1984

When Doves Cry by Prince

 

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from Purple Rain   

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312

US ✫1
US dance ✫1
US R&B ✫1
US rock 31
UK 4
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #52]
charted as When Doves Cry / 17 Days in US dance charts
[Warner 29286]
written by Prince
34.02/1983

Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) by Eurythmics

 

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from Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)   

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312

US ✫1
US AC 36
US dance 2
US rock 16
UK 2
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #356]
[RCA 13533]
written by Annie Lennox & Dave Stewart [David Allan Stewart]
35.01/1981

Rapture by Blondie

 

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from Autoamerican   

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311

US ✫1
US dance ✫1
US R&B 33
US rock 35
UK 5
charted as Rapture / The Tide Is High in US dance charts
[Chrysalis 2485]
written by Debbie Harry & Chris Stein
36.11/1984

Easy Lover by Philip Bailey

 

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from Chinese Wall   

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311

US 2
US AC 15
US dance 7
US R&B 3
US rock 5
UK ✫1
with Phil Collins
[Columbia 04679]
written by Philip Bailey, Phil Collins & Nathan East
37.09/1985

Part-Time Lover by Stevie Wonder

 

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from In Square Circle   

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307

US ✫1
US AC ✫1
US dance ✫1
US R&B ✫1
UK 3
[Tamla 1808]
written by Stevie Wonder
38.12/1988

Straight Up by Paula Abdul

 

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from Forever Your Girl   

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306

US ✫1
US AC 39
US dance 3
US R&B 2
UK 3
[Virgin 99256]
written by Elliot Wolff
39.04/1984

The Reflex by Duran Duran

 

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from Seven and the Ragged Tiger   

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305

US ✫1
US dance 15
US rock 35
UK ✫1
[Capitol 5345]
written by Nick Rhodes, Simon Le Bon, John Taylor, Roger Taylor [Roger Meddows-Taylor] & Andy Taylor
40.06/1989

Batdance by Prince

 

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from Batman   

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305

US ✫1
US dance ✫1
US R&B ✫1
US alt. 18
UK 2
[Warner 22924]
written by Prince
41.12/1983

99 Luftballons by Nena

 

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from 99 Luftballons   

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302

US 2
US AC 42
US dance 22
US rock 23
UK ✫1
[Epic 04108]
written by Uwe Fahrenkrog-Petersen, Carlo Karges & Kevin McAlea
42.11/1985

When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going by Billy Ocean

 

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from The Jewel of the Nile: Music from the 20th Century Fox Motion Picture Soundtrack   

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301

US 2
US AC 2
US dance 31
US R&B 6
UK ✫1
written by Wayne Brathwaite (as Wayne Anton Braithwaite), Barry Eastmond (as Barry James Eastmond), Robert John "Mutt" Lange & Billy Ocean
43.08/1987

I Think We're Alone Now by Tiffany

 

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from Tiffany   

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300

US ✫1
US AC 38
US dance 26
UK ✫1
[R]
[MCA 53167]
written by Ritchie Cordell
44.05/1984

What's Love Got to Do with It by Tina Turner

 

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from Private Dancer   

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299

US ✫1
US AC 8
US dance 21
US R&B 2
US rock 51
UK 3
[Grammy Award for Song of the Year 1985]
[Grammy Award for Record of the Year 1985]
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #309]
[Capitol 5354]
written by Terry Britten & Graham Lyle
45.02/1988

Get Outta My Dreams, Get into My Car by Billy Ocean

 

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from Tear Down These Walls   

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299

US ✫1
US AC 5
US dance 25
US R&B ✫1
UK 3
[Jive 9678]
written by Robert John "Mutt" Lange & Billy Ocean
46.12/1985

How Will I Know by Whitney Houston

 

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from Whitney Houston   

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298

US ✫1
US AC ✫1
US dance 3
US R&B ✫1
UK 5
produced by Narada Michael Walden
[Arista 9434]
written by George Merrill, Shannon Rubicam & Narada Michael Walden
47.12/1984

Everything She Wants by Wham!

 

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from Make It Big   

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297

US ✫1
US AC 4
US dance 7
US R&B 12
UK 2
double A-side with Last Christmas in the UK ; charted as Everything She Wants / Like a Baby in US dance charts
written by George Michael
48.07/1982

Gloria by Laura Branigan

 

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from Branigan   

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296

US 2
US AC 28
US dance 4
UK 6
[Atlantic 4048]
written by Umberto Tozzi, Giancarlo Bigazzi & Trevor Veitch
49.11/1985

West End Girls by Pet Shop Boys

 

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from Please   

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296

US ✫1
US AC 26
US dance ✫1
US R&B 36
US rock 37
UK ✫1
[BRIT Awards Best British Single 1987]
[R]
[EMI America 8307]
written by Neil Tennant & Chris Lowe
50.10/1987

Faith by George Michael

 

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from Faith   

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295

US ✫1
US AC 5
US dance 17
UK 2
[Columbia 07623]
written by George Michael
51.12/1989

Opposites Attract by Paula Abdul

 

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from Forever Your Girl   

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294

US ✫1
US AC 45
US dance 24
US R&B 3
UK 2
with The Wild Pair
rap by Derrick Delite from the Soul Purpose
[Virgin 99158]
written by Oliver Leiber
52.02/1986

Rock Me Amadeus by Falco

 

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from Falco 3   

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294

US ✫1
US dance 4
US R&B 6
UK ✫1
charted as Rock Me Amadeus / Vienna Calling in US dance charts
[A&M 2821]
written by Rob Bolland, Ferdi Bolland & Falco
53.11/1984

Like a Virgin by Madonna

 

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from Like a Virgin   

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292

US ✫1
US AC 29
US dance ✫1
US R&B 9
UK 3
[Sire 29210]
written by Billy Steinberg & Tom Kelly
54.10/1981

Let's Groove by Earth, Wind & Fire

 

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from Raise!   

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292

US 3
US dance 3
US R&B ✫1
UK 3
charted as Let's Groove/I've Had Enough in US dance charts
[Columbia 02536]
written by Wayne Vaughn & Maurice White
55.06/1986

Papa Don't Preach by Madonna

 

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from True Blue   

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291

US ✫1
US AC 16
US dance 4
UK ✫1
[Sire 28660]
written by Brian Elliot & Madonna
56.08/1984

Caribbean Queen (No More Love on the Run) by Billy Ocean

 

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from Suddenly   

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291

US ✫1
US AC 7
US dance ✫1
US R&B ✫1
UK 6
[Jive 9199]
written by Billy Ocean & Keith Diamond
57.06/1989

Back to Life (However Do You Want Me) by Soul II Soul

 

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from Club Classics, Volume One   

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291

US 4
US dance ✫1
US R&B ✫1
UK ✫1
featuring Caron Wheeler
written by Jazzie B, Caron Wheeler, Nellee Hooper & Simon Law
58.08/1981

Start Me Up by The Rolling Stones

 

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from Tattoo You   

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290

US 2
US dance 14
US rock ✫1
UK 7
[Rolling Stones 21003]
written by Mick Jagger & Keith Richards
59.08/1981

Tainted Love / Where Did Our Love Go? (medley) by Soft Cell

 

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from Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret   

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290

US 8
US dance 4
US rock 12
UK ✫1

written by Ed Cobb, Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier & Eddie Holland Jr. (as Eddie Holland)
60.09/1984

I Feel for You by Chaka Khan

 

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from I Feel for You   

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290

US 3
US dance ✫1
US R&B ✫1
UK ✫1
featuring Stevie Wonder & Grandmaster Melle Mel
[Warner 29195]
written by Prince
61.06/1980

Fame by Irene Cara

 

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from Fame: The Original Soundtrack from the Motion Picture   

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288

US 4
US dance ✫1
UK ✫1
[Academy Award for Best Original Song 1980]
[Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song 1980]
charted as Fame (Irene Cara) / Red Light (Linda Clifford) / Hot Lunch Jam (Irene Cara) in US dance charts
[RSO 1034]
written by Michael Gore & Dean Pitchford
62.01/1983

Electric Avenue by Eddy Grant

 

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from Killer on the Rampage   

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288

US 2
US dance 6
US R&B 18
US rock 12
UK 2
[Columbia 03793 (Portrait)]
written by Eddy Grant
63.12/1984

Shout by Tears for Fears

 

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from Songs from the Big Chair   

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287

US ✫1
US dance ✫1
US R&B 56
US rock 6
UK 4
written by Roland Orzabal & Ian Stanley
64.01/1984

Jump by Van Halen

 

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from 1984   

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285

US ✫1
US dance 17
US R&B 88
US rock ✫1
UK 7
[Warner 29384]
written by Alex Van Halen, David Lee Roth, Eddie Van Halen & Michael Anthony
65.02/1987

Lean on Me by Club Nouveau

 

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from Life, Love & Pain   

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284

US ✫1
US AC 31
US dance ✫1
US R&B 2
UK 3
[King Jay 28430]
written by Bill Withers
66.10/1982

Sexual Healing by Marvin Gaye

 

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from Midnight Love   

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284

US 3
US AC 34
US dance 12
US R&B ✫1
UK 4
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #231]
[Columbia 03302]
written by Marvin Gaye
67.02/1988

Together Forever by Rick Astley

 

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from Whenever You Need Somebody   

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282

US ✫1
US AC 2
US dance ✫1
UK 2
produced by Stock, Aitken & Waterman
[RCA 8319]
written by Mike Stock, Matt Aitken & Pete Waterman
68.11/1982

Time (Clock of the Heart) by Culture Club

 

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from Kissing to Be Clever   

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281

US 2
US AC 6
US dance 46
US R&B 34
UK 3
[Virgin/Epic 03796]
written by Boy George, Mikey Craig (as Michael Craig), Roy Hay & Jon Moss
69.10/1989

All Around the World by Lisa Stansfield

 

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from Affection   

CD

MP3

281

US 3
US AC 7
US dance ✫1
US R&B ✫1
UK ✫1
[Arista 9928]
written by Lisa Stansfield, Ian Devaney & Andy Morris
70.12/1983

Girls Just Want to Have Fun by Cyndi Lauper

 

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from She's So Unusual   

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MP3

280

US 2
US dance ✫1
US R&B 80
US rock 16
UK 2
[Portrait 37-04120]
written by Robert Hazard
71.07/1983

Tell Her About It by Billy Joel

 

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from An Innocent Man   

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279

US ✫1
US AC ✫1
US dance 38
US rock 17
UK 4
[Columbia 04138]
written by Billy Joel
72.09/1980

Master Blaster (Jammin') by Stevie Wonder

 

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from Hotter Than July   

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MP3

278

US 5
US dance 10
US R&B ✫1
UK 2
[Tamla 54317]
written by Stevie Wonder
73.10/1987

So Emotional by Whitney Houston

 

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from Whitney   

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274

US ✫1
US AC 8
US dance ✫1
US R&B 5
UK 5
produced by Narada Michael Walden
[Arista 9642]
written by Tom Kelly & Billy Steinberg
74.10/1987

Need You Tonight by INXS

 

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from Kick   

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274

US ✫1
US dance 7
US R&B 73
US rock 12
UK 2
charted as Need You Tonight / Mediate in US dance charts
[Atlantic 89188]
written by Andrew Farriss & Michael Hutchence
75.06/1987

Wishing Well by Terence Trent D'Arby

 

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from Introducing the Hardline According to Terence Trent D'Arby   

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274

US ✫1
US AC 44
US dance 7
US R&B ✫1
UK 4
written by Terence Trent D'Arby & Sean Oliver
76.05/1982

Hungry Like the Wolf by Duran Duran

 

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from Rio   

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274

US 3
US dance 36
US rock ✫1
UK 5
[Capitol 5134 (Harvest)]
written by Nick Rhodes, Simon Le Bon, John Taylor, Roger Taylor [Roger Meddows-Taylor] & Andy Taylor
77.11/1987

The Way You Make Me Feel by Michael Jackson

 

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from Bad   

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274

US ✫1
US AC 9
US dance ✫1
US R&B ✫1
UK 3
[Epic 07645]
written by Michael Jackson
78.02/1986

Kiss by Prince

 

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from Parade   

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274

US ✫1
US dance ✫1
US R&B ✫1
UK 6
with The Revolution
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #461]
[Paisley Park 28751]
written by Prince
79.11/1980

9 to 5 by Dolly Parton

 

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from 9 to 5 and Odd Jobs   

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273

US ✫1
US AC ✫1
US country ✫1
US dance 77
UK 47
charted as 9 to 5 / The House of the Rising Sun in US dance charts
written by Dolly Parton
80.10/1986

You Keep Me Hangin' On by Kim Wilde

 

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from Another Step   

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273

US ✫1
US AC 30
US dance 6
UK 2
written by Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier & Eddie Holland Jr.
81.08/1988

My Prerogative by Bobby Brown

 

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from Don't Be Cruel   

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271

US ✫1
US dance 7
US R&B ✫1
UK 6
[MCA 53383]
written by Bobby Brown, Gene Griffin & Teddy Riley
82.03/1983

Is There Something I Should Know? by Duran Duran

 

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from Duran Duran [US reissue]   

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271

US 4
US dance 34
US rock 3
UK ✫1
written by Nick Rhodes, Simon Le Bon, John Taylor, Roger Taylor [Roger Meddows-Taylor] & Andy Taylor
83.09/1989

Pump Up the Jam by Technotronic

 

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from Pump Up the Jam: The Album   

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MP3

270

US 2
US dance ✫1
US R&B 10
UK 2
featuring Felly
written by Ya Kid K (as Manuela Kamosi) & Jo Bogaert (as Thomas de Quincey)
84.01/1989

She Drives Me Crazy by Fine Young Cannibals

 

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from The Raw & the Cooked   

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270

US ✫1
US dance ✫1
US R&B 54
US alt. 5
UK 5
[MCA 53483]
written by Roland Gift, David Steele & Andy Cox
85.10/1988

Desire by U2

 

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from Rattle and Hum   

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269

US 3
US dance 37
US rock ✫1
US alt. ✫1
UK ✫1
[Island 7-99250]
written by Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton & Larry Mullen Jr.
86.11/1988

You Got It (The Right Stuff) by New Kids on the Block

 

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from Hangin' Tough   

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268

US 3
US dance 20
US R&B 28
UK ✫1
[Columbia 08092]
written by Maurice Starr
87.09/1986

Walk Like an Egyptian by The Bangles

 

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from Different Light   

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MP3

268

US ✫1
US dance 46
UK 3
[Columbia 06257]
written by Liam Sternberg
88.09/1982

Pass the Dutchie by Musical Youth

 

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from The Youth of Today   

CD

MP3

268

US 10
US dance 11
US R&B 8
UK ✫1
[MCA 52149]
written by Lloyd Ferguson, Jackie Mittoo & Fitzroy Simpson
89.09/1987

Bad by Michael Jackson

 

video

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from Bad   

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MP3

267

US ✫1
US AC 33
US dance ✫1
US R&B ✫1
UK 3
[Epic 07418]
written by Michael Jackson
90.07/1987

Who's That Girl by Madonna

 

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from Who's That Girl: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack   

CD

MP3

267

US ✫1
US AC 5
US dance 44
US R&B 78
UK ✫1
[Sire 28341]
written by Madonna & Patrick Leonard
91.04/1986

Sledgehammer by Peter Gabriel

 

video

MP3

from So   

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MP3

266

US ✫1
US dance ✫1
US R&B 61
US rock ✫1
UK 4
[MTV Video Music Award for Video of the Year 1987]
[Geffen 28718]
written by Peter Gabriel
92.08/1986

Human by The Human League

 

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from Crash   

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MP3

265

US ✫1
US AC 3
US dance ✫1
US R&B 3
UK 8
[A&M 2861]
written by Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis
93.11/1983

Owner of a Lonely Heart by Yes

 

video

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from 90125   

CD

MP3

262

US ✫1
US dance 3
US R&B 69
US rock ✫1
UK 28
[Atco 99817]
written by Trevor Rabin, Jon Anderson, Chris Squire & Trevor Horn
94.05/1980

It's Still Rock and Roll to Me by Billy Joel

 

video

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from Glass Houses   

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MP3

262

US ✫1
US AC 45
US dance 82
UK 14
[Columbia 11276]
written by Billy Joel
95.05/1980

Cupid / I've Loved You for a Long Time (medley) by The Spinners [US band]

 

video

MP3

262

US 4
US AC 3
US dance 50
US R&B 5
UK 4
written by Sam Cooke & Michael Zager
96.03/1985

Axel F by Harold Faltermeyer

 

video

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from Beverly Hills Cop: Music from the Motion Picture Soundtrack   

CD

MP3

262

US 3
US AC ✫1
US dance ✫1
US R&B 13
UK 2
chated as New Attitude / Axel F in US dance charts [instrumental]
[MCA 52536]
written by Harold Faltermeyer
97.02/1985

Don't You (Forget About Me) by Simple Minds

 

video

MP3

from The Breakfast Club: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack   

CD

MP3

262

US ✫1
US AC 36
US dance 9
US rock ✫1
UK 7
[A&M 2703]
written by Keith Forsey & Steve Schiff
98.09/1985

Miami Vice Theme by Jan Hammer

 

video

MP3

from Miami Vice   

CD

MP3

261

US ✫1
US AC 16
US dance 23
US R&B 10
US rock 29
UK 5
[instrumental]
[MCA 52666]
written by Jan Hammer
99.09/1989

Love Shack by The B-52's

 

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from Cosmic Thing   

CD

MP3

261

US 3
US dance 7
US alt. ✫1
UK 2
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #243]
[Warner 22817 (Reprise)]
written by Kate Pierson, Fred Schneider, Keith Strickland & Cindy Wilson
100.06/1980

Give Me the Night by George Benson

 

video

MP3

from Give Me the Night   

CD

MP3

261

US 4
US AC 26
US dance 2
US R&B ✫1
UK 7
[Warner 49505]
written by Rod Temperton

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