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Top R&B Songs of the 1980s

1970s <-1980-> 1990s


  

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Ebony and Ivory1.04/1982

 ①  Ebony and Ivory by Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder

 

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from Tug of War   

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426

US ✫1
US AC ✫1
US R&B 8
US rock 34
UK ✫1
[Columbia 02860]
written by Paul McCartney
Flashdance ... What a Feeling!2.04/1983

 ②  Flashdance ... What a Feeling! by Irene Cara

 

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from Flashdance: Original Soundtrack from the Motion Picture   

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MP3

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
Upside Down3.07/1980

 ③  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
Billie Jean4.01/1983

 ④  Billie Jean by Michael Jackson

 

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from Thriller   

CD

MP3

378

US ✫1
US AC 9
US R&B ✫1
UK ✫1
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #58]

[Epic 03509]
written by Michael Jackson
Endless Love5.07/1981

 ⑤  Endless Love by Diana Ross & Lionel Richie

 

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from Endless Love: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack   

CD

MP3

377

US ✫1
US AC ✫1
US R&B ✫1
UK 7
[Motown 1519]
written by Lionel Richie
6.05/1982

Abracadabra by Steve Miller Band

 

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from Abracadabra   

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MP3

376

US ✫1
US AC 28
US dance 14
US R&B 26
US rock 4
UK 2
[Capitol 5126]
written by Steve Miller
Say, Say, Say7.10/1983

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
Funkytown8.03/1980

Funkytown by Lipps, Inc.

 

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from Mouth to Mouth   

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MP3

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
All Night Long (All Night)9.09/1983

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
Physical10.10/1981

Physical by Olivia Newton-John

 

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from Physical   

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MP3

353

US ✫1
US AC 29
US dance 22
US R&B 28
UK 7
[MCA 51182]
written by Steve Kipner & Terry Shaddick
I Just Called to Say I Love You11.08/1984

I Just Called to Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder

 

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from The Woman in Red: Selections from the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack   

CD

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353

US ✫1
US AC ✫1
US R&B ✫1
UK ✫1
[Academy Award for Best Original Song 1984]
[Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song 1984]
[Motown 1745]
written by Stevie Wonder
Karma Chameleon12.09/1983

Karma Chameleon by Culture Club

 

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from Colour By Numbers   

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MP3

349

US ✫1
US AC 3
US R&B 67
UK ✫1
[BRIT Awards Best British Single 1984]
[Virgin/Epic 04221]
written by Boy George, Jon Moss, Mikey Craig, Roy Hay & Phil Pickett
Being with You13.02/1981

Being with You by Smokey Robinson

 

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from Being with You   

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347

US 2
US AC 4
US R&B ✫1
UK ✫1
[Tamla 54321]
written by Smokey Robinson
Let's Dance14.03/1983

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
Hello15.02/1984

Hello by Lionel Richie

 

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from Can't Slow Down   

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345

US ✫1
US AC ✫1
US R&B ✫1
UK ✫1
[Motown 1722]
written by Lionel Richie
We Are the World16.03/1985

We Are the World by USA for Africa

 

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from We Are the World: U.S.A. for Africa   

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342

US ✫1
US AC ✫1
US country 76
US R&B ✫1
US rock 27
UK ✫1
[Grammy Award for Song of the Year 1986]
[Grammy Award for Record of the Year 1986]
benefit recording by all-star group
[Columbia 04839]
written by Michael Jackson & Lionel Richie
Do You Really Want to Hurt Me?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
18.05/1987

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
Lady19.10/1980

Lady by Kenny Rogers

 

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from Kenny Rogers Greatest Hits   

CD

MP3

333

US ✫1
US AC ✫1
US country ✫1
US R&B 42
UK 12
produced by Lionel Richie
[Liberty 1380]
written by Lionel Richie
Maneater20.10/1982

Maneater by Hall & Oates

 

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from H2O   

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MP3

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
Celebration21.10/1980

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
Another One Bites the Dust22.08/1980

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
Careless Whisper23.08/1984

Careless Whisper by George Michael

 

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from Make It Big   

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327

US ✫1
US AC ✫1
US R&B 8
UK ✫1
written by George Michael & Andrew Ridgeley
I Want to Know What Love Is24.12/1984

I Want to Know What Love Is by Foreigner

 

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from Agent Provocateur   

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MP3

324

US ✫1
US AC 3
US R&B 85
US rock ✫1
UK ✫1
featuring New Jersey Mass Choir & Jennifer Holliday
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #476]
[Atlantic 89596]
written by Mick Jones [Foreigner] & Lou Gramm (uncredited)
Saving All My Love for You25.08/1985

Saving All My Love for You by Whitney Houston

 

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from Whitney Houston   

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322

US ✫1
US AC ✫1
US R&B ✫1
UK ✫1
[Arista 9381]
written by Gerry Goffin & Michael Masser
I Can't Go for That (No Can Do)26.11/1981

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
I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)27.01/1987

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
Like a Prayer28.03/1989

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
Beat It29.02/1983

Beat It by Michael Jackson

 

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from Thriller   

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318

US ✫1
US R&B ✫1
US rock 14
UK 3
featuring Eddie Van Halen
[Grammy Award for Record of the Year 1984]
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #337]

[Epic 03759]
written by Michael Jackson
Let's Hear It for the Boy30.04/1984

Let's Hear It for the Boy by Deniece Williams

 

video

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from Footloose: Original Soundtrack of the Paramount Motion Picture   

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MP3

318

US ✫1
US AC 3
US dance ✫1
US R&B ✫1
UK 2
[Columbia 04417]
written by Tom Snow & Dean Pitchford
31.10/1982

Truly by Lionel Richie

 

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from Lionel Richie   

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317

US ✫1
US AC ✫1
US R&B 2
UK 6
[Motown 1644]
written by Lionel Richie
Ghostbusters32.06/1984

Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr

 

video

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from Ghostbusters: Original Soundtrack Album   

CD

MP3

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
Baby, Come to Me33.10/1982

Baby, Come to Me by Patti Austin & James Ingram

 

video

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from Every Home Should Have One   

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313

US ✫1
US AC ✫1
US R&B 9
UK 11
[R]
[Qwest 50036]
written by Rod Temperton
When Doves Cry34.06/1984

When Doves Cry by Prince

 

video

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from Purple Rain   

CD

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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
Rapture35.01/1981

Rapture by Blondie

 

video

MP3

from Autoamerican   

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MP3

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
Easy Lover36.11/1984

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
On My Own37.03/1986

On My Own by Patti LaBelle and Michael McDonald

 

video

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from Winner in You   

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MP3

307

US ✫1
US AC 2
US R&B ✫1
UK 2
[MCA 52770]
written by Burt Bacharach & Carole Bayer Sager
Part-Time Lover38.09/1985

Part-Time Lover by Stevie Wonder

 

video

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from In Square Circle   

CD

MP3

307

US ✫1
US AC ✫1
US dance ✫1
US R&B ✫1
UK 3
[Tamla 1808]
written by Stevie Wonder
39.12/1988

Straight Up by Paula Abdul

 

video

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from Forever Your Girl   

CD

MP3

306

US ✫1
US AC 39
US dance 3
US R&B 2
UK 3
[Virgin 99256]
written by Elliot Wolff
Batdance40.06/1989

Batdance by Prince

 

video

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from Batman   

CD

MP3

305

US ✫1
US dance ✫1
US R&B ✫1
US alt. 18
UK 2
[Warner 22924]
written by Prince
41.11/1983

Joanna by Kool & the Gang

 

video

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from In the Heart   

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301

US 2
US AC 2
US R&B ✫1
UK 2
Joanna / Tonight was released as a double a-side in the UK
[De-lite 829]
written by Charles Smith, James "J.T." Taylor & Kool & The Gang
42.11/1985

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

 

video

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

CD

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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
Time After Time43.12/1983

Time After Time by Cyndi Lauper

 

video

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from She's So Unusual   

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MP3

301

US ✫1
US AC ✫1
US R&B 78
US rock 10
UK 3
[Portrait 04432]
written by Rob Hyman & Cyndi Lauper
What's Love Got to Do with It44.05/1984

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

 

video

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from Private Dancer   

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MP3

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
Get Outta My Dreams, Get into My Car45.02/1988

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

 

video

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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
How Will I Know46.12/1985

How Will I Know by Whitney Houston

 

video

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from Whitney Houston   

CD

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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
Don't Worry, Be Happy47.07/1988

Don't Worry, Be Happy by Bobby McFerrin

 

video

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from Spontaneous Inventions   

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MP3

297

US ✫1
US AC 7
US R&B 11
UK 2
[Grammy Award for Song of the Year 1989]
[Grammy Award for Record of the Year 1989]
[EMI-Manhattan 50146]
written by Bobby McFerrin
Everything She Wants48.12/1984

Everything She Wants by Wham!

 

video

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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
West End Girls49.11/1985

West End Girls by Pet Shop Boys

 

video

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from Please   

CD

MP3

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
Opposites Attract50.12/1989

Opposites Attract by Paula Abdul

 

video

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from Forever Your Girl   

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MP3

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
Rock Me Amadeus51.02/1986

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
I Just Can't Stop Loving You52.08/1987

I Just Can't Stop Loving You by Michael Jackson

 

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from Bad   

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293

US ✫1
US AC ✫1
US R&B ✫1
UK ✫1
with Siedah Garrett
[Epic 07253]
written by Michael Jackson
Like a Virgin53.11/1984

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
Let's Groove54.10/1981

Let's Groove by Earth, Wind & Fire

 

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from Raise!   

CD

MP3

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
Caribbean Queen (No More Love on the Run)55.08/1984

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
Back to Life (However Do You Want Me)56.06/1989

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

 

video

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from Club Classics, Volume One   

CD

MP3

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
I Feel for You57.09/1984

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
True58.04/1983

True by Spandau Ballet

 

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from True   

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290

US 4
US AC ✫1
US R&B 76
US rock 34
UK ✫1
[Chrysalis 42720]
written by Gary Kemp
Electric Avenue59.01/1983

Electric Avenue by Eddy Grant

 

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from Killer on the Rampage   

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MP3

288

US 2
US dance 6
US R&B 18
US rock 12
UK 2
[Columbia 03793 (Portrait)]
written by Eddy Grant
Shout60.12/1984

Shout by Tears for Fears

 

video

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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
Jump61.01/1984

Jump by Van Halen

 

video

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from 1984   

CD

MP3

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
If You Don't Know Me by Now62.04/1989

If You Don't Know Me by Now by Simply Red

 

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from A New Flame   

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285

US ✫1
US AC ✫1
US R&B 38
UK 2
[Elektra 69297]
written by Kenny Gamble & Leon Huff
Lean on Me63.02/1987

Lean on Me by Club Nouveau

 

video

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from Life, Love & Pain   

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MP3

284

US ✫1
US AC 31
US dance ✫1
US R&B 2
UK 3
[King Jay 28430]
written by Bill Withers
Sexual Healing64.10/1982

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
Always65.03/1987

Always by Atlantic Starr

 

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from All in the Name of Love   

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283

US ✫1
US AC ✫1
US R&B ✫1
UK 3
[Warner 28455]
written by Jonathan Lewis, David Lewis & Wayne Lewis
Time (Clock of the Heart)66.11/1982

Time (Clock of the Heart) by Culture Club

 

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from Kissing to Be Clever   

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MP3

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
All Around the World67.10/1989

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
Girls Just Want to Have Fun68.12/1983

Girls Just Want to Have Fun by Cyndi Lauper

 

video

MP3

from She's So Unusual   

CD

MP3

280

US 2
US dance ✫1
US R&B 80
US rock 16
UK 2
[Portrait 37-04120]
written by Robert Hazard
One More Try69.04/1988

One More Try by George Michael

 

video

MP3

from Faith   

CD

MP3

279

US ✫1
US AC ✫1
US R&B ✫1
UK 8
[R]
[Columbia 07773]
written by George Michael
Master Blaster (Jammin')70.09/1980

Master Blaster (Jammin') by Stevie Wonder

 

video

MP3

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
71.02/1985

One More Night by Phil Collins

 

video

MP3

from No Jacket Required   

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MP3

275

US ✫1
US AC ✫1
US R&B 80
US rock 4
UK 4
[Atlantic 89588]
written by Phil Collins
The Girl Is Mine72.11/1982

The Girl Is Mine by Michael Jackson & Paul McCartney

 

video

MP3

from Thriller   

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MP3

275

US 2
US AC ✫1
US R&B ✫1
UK 8
[Epic 03288]
written by Michael Jackson
So Emotional73.10/1987

So Emotional by Whitney Houston

 

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from Whitney   

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MP3

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
Need You Tonight74.10/1987

Need You Tonight by INXS

 

video

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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

 

video

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from Introducing the Hardline According to Terence Trent D'Arby   

CD

MP3

274

US ✫1
US AC 44
US dance 7
US R&B ✫1
UK 4
written by Terence Trent D'Arby & Sean Oliver
The Way You Make Me Feel76.11/1987

The Way You Make Me Feel by Michael Jackson

 

video

MP3

from Bad   

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MP3

274

US ✫1
US AC 9
US dance ✫1
US R&B ✫1
UK 3
[Epic 07645]
written by Michael Jackson
77.02/1986

Kiss by Prince

 

video

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from Parade   

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MP3

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
Crazy for You78.03/1985

Crazy for You by Madonna

 

video

MP3

from Vision Quest: Original Soundtrack of the Warner Bros Motion Picture   

CD

MP3

273

US ✫1
US AC 2
US R&B 80
UK 2
[Geffen 29051]
written by John Bettis & Jon Lind
My Prerogative79.08/1988

My Prerogative by Bobby Brown

 

video

MP3

from Don't Be Cruel   

CD

MP3

271

US ✫1
US dance 7
US R&B ✫1
UK 6
[MCA 53383]
written by Bobby Brown, Gene Griffin & Teddy Riley
Pump Up the Jam80.09/1989

Pump Up the Jam by Technotronic

 

video

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from Pump Up the Jam: The Album   

CD

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)
She Drives Me Crazy81.01/1989

She Drives Me Crazy by Fine Young Cannibals

 

video

MP3

from The Raw & the Cooked   

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MP3

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
That's What Friends Are For82.11/1985

That's What Friends Are For by Dionne Warwick

 

video

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from Friends   

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269

US ✫1
US AC ✫1
US R&B ✫1
UK 16
as Dionne Warwick and Friends featuring Gladys Knight, Stevie Wonder & Elton John
[Grammy Award for Song of the Year 1987]
written by Burt Bacharach & Carole Bayer Sager
You Got It (The Right Stuff)83.11/1988

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

 

video

MP3

from Hangin' Tough   

CD

MP3

268

US 3
US dance 20
US R&B 28
UK ✫1
[Columbia 08092]
written by Maurice Starr
Pass the Dutchie84.09/1982

Pass the Dutchie by Musical Youth

 

video

MP3

from The Youth of Today   

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MP3

268

US 10
US dance 11
US R&B 8
UK ✫1
[MCA 52149]
written by Lloyd Ferguson, Jackie Mittoo & Fitzroy Simpson
Shake You Down85.08/1986

Shake You Down by Gregory Abbott

 

video

MP3

from Shake You Down   

CD

MP3

268

US ✫1
US AC 2
US R&B ✫1
UK 6
[Columbia 06191]
written by Gregory Abbott
Bad86.09/1987

Bad by Michael Jackson

 

video

MP3

from Bad   

CD

MP3

267

US ✫1
US AC 33
US dance ✫1
US R&B ✫1
UK 3
[Epic 07418]
written by Michael Jackson
Who's That Girl87.07/1987

Who's That Girl by Madonna

 

video

MP3

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
Sledgehammer88.04/1986

Sledgehammer by Peter Gabriel

 

video

MP3

from So   

CD

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
89.08/1986

Human by The Human League

 

video

MP3

from Crash   

CD

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
Holding Back the Years90.04/1986

Holding Back the Years by Simply Red

 

video

MP3

from Picture Book   

CD

MP3

265

US ✫1
US R&B 29
UK 2
[R]
[Elektra 69564]
written by Mick Hucknall & Neil Moss
Say You, Say Me91.11/1985

Say You, Say Me by Lionel Richie

 

video

MP3

from Dancing on the Ceiling   

CD

MP3

264

US ✫1
US AC ✫1
US R&B ✫1
UK 8
[Academy Award for Best Original Song 1985]
[Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song 1985]
[Motown 1819]
written by Lionel Richie
Cherish92.05/1985

Cherish by Kool & the Gang

 

video

MP3

from Emergency   

CD

MP3

264

US 2
US AC ✫1
US R&B ✫1
UK 4
[Polygram 880869 (De-lite)]
written by Robert Bell (as Robert "Kool" Bell), Kool & the Gang & James "J.T." Taylor
Greatest Love of All93.03/1986

Greatest Love of All by Whitney Houston

 

video

MP3

from Whitney Houston   

CD

MP3

263

US ✫1
US AC ✫1
US R&B 3
UK 8
[Arista 9466]
written by Linda Creed & Michael Masser
Girl I'm Gonna Miss You94.08/1989

Girl I'm Gonna Miss You by Milli Vanilli

 

video

MP3

from All or Nothing   

CD

MP3

263

US ✫1
US AC 21
US R&B 20
UK 2
[Arista 9870]
written by Frank Farian, Peter Bischof-Fallenstein & Dietmar Kawohl
Owner of a Lonely Heart95.11/1983

Owner of a Lonely Heart by Yes

 

video

MP3

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
96.05/1980

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
97.03/1985

Axel F by Harold Faltermeyer

 

video

MP3

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
Miami Vice Theme98.09/1985

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
99.06/1980

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
I'll Be Loving You (Forever)100.04/1989

I'll Be Loving You (Forever) by New Kids on the Block

 

video

MP3

from Hangin' Tough   

CD

MP3

261

US ✫1
US AC 3
US R&B 12
UK 5
[Columbia 68671]
written by Maurice Starr

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