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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z OtherTop 1000

Top R&B Songs of 1988

1987 <-1988-> 1989


      

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1.12/1988

 ①  Straight Up by Paula Abdul

 

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from Forever Your Girl   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
Get Outta My Dreams, Get into My Car2.02/1988

 ②  Get Outta My Dreams, Get into My Car by Billy Ocean

 

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from Tear Down These Walls   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
Don't Worry, Be Happy3.07/1988

 ③  Don't Worry, Be Happy by Bobby McFerrin

 

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from Spontaneous Inventions   Spontaneous Inventions

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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
One More Try4.04/1988

 ④  One More Try by George Michael

 

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from Faith   Faith

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279

US ✫1
US AC ✫1
US R&B ✫1
UK 8
[R]
[Columbia 07773]
written by George Michael
My Prerogative5.08/1988

 ⑤  My Prerogative by Bobby Brown

 

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from Don't Be Cruel   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
You Got It (The Right Stuff)6.11/1988

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

 

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from Hangin' Tough   Hangin' Tough

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268

US 3
US dance 20
US R&B 28
UK ✫1
[Columbia 08092]
written by Maurice Starr
7.01/1988

Father Figure by George Michael

 

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from Faith   Faith

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260

US ✫1
US AC 3
US dance 13
US R&B 6
UK 11
[Columbia 07682]
written by George Michael
One Moment in Time8.09/1988

One Moment in Time by Whitney Houston

 

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from One Moment in Time: 1988 Summer Olympics Album   One Moment in Time: 1988 Summer Olympics Album

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257

US 5
US AC ✫1
US R&B 22
UK ✫1
used by NBC-TV for the 1988 Summer Olympics; produced by Narada Michael Walden
[Arista 9743]
written by Albert Hammond & John Bettis
Where Do Broken Hearts Go9.02/1988

Where Do Broken Hearts Go by Whitney Houston

 

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from Whitney   Whitney

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257

US ✫1
US AC ✫1
US R&B 2
UK 14
produced by Narada Michael Walden
[Arista 9674]
written by Chuck Jackson & Frank Wildhorn
Roll with It10.06/1988

Roll with It by Steve Winwood

 

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from Roll with It   Roll with It

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257

US ✫1
US AC ✫1
US dance 21
US R&B 30
US rock ✫1
UK 53
[Virgin 99326]
written by Steve Winwood, Will Jennings, Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier & Eddie Holland Jr.
Girl You Know It's True11.07/1988

Girl You Know It's True by Milli Vanilli

 

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from All or Nothing   All or Nothing

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255

US 2
US dance 3
US R&B 3
UK 3
[Arista 9781]
written by Bill Pettaway Jr., DJ Spen (as Sean Spencer), Kevin Lyles, Rodney Hollaman & Ky Adeyemo
Monkey12.07/1988

Monkey by George Michael

 

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from Faith   Faith

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251

US ✫1
US dance ✫1
US R&B 8
UK 13
[Columbia 07941]
written by George Michael
Sign Your Name13.01/1988

Sign Your Name by Terence Trent D'Arby

 

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from Introducing the Hardline According to Terence Trent D'Arby   Introducing the Hardline According to Terence Trent D'Arby

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250

US 4
US AC 13
US dance 23
US R&B 2
UK 2
[R]
[Columbia 07911]
written by Terence Trent D'Arby
Buffalo Stance14.12/1988

Buffalo Stance by Neneh Cherry

 

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from Raw Like Sushi   Raw Like Sushi

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241

US 3
US dance ✫1
US R&B 30
UK 3
[Virgin 99231]
written by Jamie J. Morgan, Cameron McVey (as Booga Bear), Neneh Cherry & Phil Ramacon (as Phillip Ramacon)
Dirty Diana15.05/1988

Dirty Diana by Michael Jackson

 

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from Bad   Bad

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236

US ✫1
US R&B 5
UK 4
[Epic 07739]
written by Michael Jackson
16.02/1988

Man in the Mirror by Michael Jackson

 

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from Bad   Bad

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232

US ✫1
US AC 2
US R&B ✫1
UK 21
[Epic 07668]
written by Siedah Garrett & Glen Ballard
The Lover in Me17.11/1988

The Lover in Me by Sheena Easton

 

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from The Lover in Me   The Lover in Me

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225

US 2
US AC 43
US dance 2
US R&B 5
UK 15
produced by Babyface
[MCA 53416]
written by L.A. Reid, Babyface & Daryl Simmons
Wild Thing18.12/1988

Wild Thing by Tone-Lōc

 

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from Lōc'ed After Dark   

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222

US 2
US dance ✫1
US R&B 3
UK 21
charted as the double A Side Wild Thing/Loc'ed After Dark in the UK
written by Young MC
Baby Don't Forget My Number19.12/1988

Baby Don't Forget My Number by Milli Vanilli

 

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from All or Nothing   All or Nothing

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216

US ✫1
US dance 10
US R&B 9
UK 16
[Arista 9832]
written by Frank Farian & Brad Howell (as B. Nail)
1-2-320.06/1988

1-2-3 by Miami Sound Machine

 

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from Let It Loose   

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206

US 3
US AC ✫1
US R&B 54
UK 9
as Gloria Estefan & Miami Sound Machine
[Epic 34-07921]
written by Gloria Estefan & Enrique Garcia
Pink Cadillac21.02/1988

Pink Cadillac by Natalie Cole

 

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from Everlasting   Everlasting

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200

US 5
US AC 16
US dance ✫1
US R&B 9
UK 5
[EMI-Manhattan 50117]
written by Bruce Springsteen
Giving You the Best That I Got22.09/1988

Giving You the Best That I Got by Anita Baker

 

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from Giving You the Best That I Got   Giving You the Best That I Got

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186

US 3
US AC ✫1
US R&B ✫1
[Elektra 69371]
written by Anita Baker, Skip Scarborough & Randy Holland
Mercedes Boy23.05/1988

Mercedes Boy by Pebbles

 

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from Pebbles   Pebbles

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183

US 2
US dance 2
US R&B ✫1
UK 42
[MCA 53279]
written by Pebbles (as Perri McKissack)
24.06/1988

I'll Always Love You by Taylor Dayne

 

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from Tell It to My Heart   Tell It to My Heart

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183

US 3
US AC 2
US R&B 21
UK 41
[Arista 9699]
written by Jimmy George
Love Will Save the Day25.05/1988

Love Will Save the Day by Whitney Houston

 

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from Whitney   Whitney

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182

US 9
US AC 10
US dance ✫1
US R&B 5
UK 10
produced by Jellybean
[Arista 9720]
written by Toni C.
Girlfriend26.01/1988

Girlfriend by Pebbles

 

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from Pebbles   Pebbles

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181

US 5
US dance 24
US R&B ✫1
UK 8
produced by Babyface
[MCA 53185]
written by L.A. Reid & Babyface
27.11/1988

Roni by Bobby Brown

 

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from Don't Be Cruel   Don't Be Cruel

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178

US 3
US R&B 2
UK 21
produced by Babyface
[MCA 53463]
written by Babyface
Kissing a Fool28.10/1988

Kissing a Fool by George Michael

 

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from Faith   Faith

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177

US 5
US AC ✫1
US R&B 33
UK 18
[Columbia 08050]
written by George Michael
Don't Be Cruel29.05/1988

Don't Be Cruel by Bobby Brown

 

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from Don't Be Cruel   Don't Be Cruel

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172

US 8
US R&B ✫1
UK 13
produced by Babyface
[MCA 53327]
written by Babyface (as Kenneth Edmonds), L.A. Reid & Daryl Simmons
30.02/1988

Piano in the Dark by Brenda Russell

 

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from Get Here   Get Here

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172

US 6
US AC 3
US R&B 8
UK 23
featuring Joe Esposito
[A&M 3003]
written by Brenda Russell, Jeff Hull & Scott Cutler
Everything Your Heart Desires31.04/1988

Everything Your Heart Desires by Hall & Oates

 

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from Ooh Yeah!   Ooh Yeah!

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171

US 3
US AC 2
US R&B 13
UK 81
[Arista 9685]
written by Daryl Hall
Alphabet St.32.04/1988

Alphabet St. by Prince

 

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from Lovesexy   Lovesexy

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170

US 8
US dance 22
US R&B 3
UK 9
[Paisley Park 27900]
written by Prince
I Want Her33.01/1988

I Want Her by Keith Sweat

 

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from Make It Last Forever   Make It Last Forever

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156

US 5
US dance 38
US R&B ✫1
UK 26
[Vintertainment 7-69431]
written by Keith Sweat & Teddy Riley
34.11/1988

Smooth Criminal by Michael Jackson

 

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from Bad   Bad

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156

US 7
US dance 10
US R&B 2
UK 8
[Epic 08044]
written by Michael Jackson
35.05/1988

Just Got Paid by Johnny Kemp

 

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from Secrets of Flying   Secrets of Flying

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149

US 10
US dance ✫1
US R&B ✫1
UK 68
[Columbia 07744]
written by Johnny Kemp, Teddy Riley, Gene Griffin & Aaron Hall
If It Isn't Love36.07/1988

If It Isn't Love by New Edition

 

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from N.E. Heartbreak   

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146

US 7
US dance 20
US R&B 2
UK 94
[MCA 53264]
written by Jimmy Jam (as James Samuel Harris III) & Terry Lewis
Make It Real37.04/1988

Make It Real by The Jets [pop band]

 

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from Magic   Magic

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145

US 4
US AC ✫1
US R&B 24
[MCA 53311]
written by Don Powell, Rick Kelly & Linda Mallah
The Way You Love Me38.10/1988

The Way You Love Me by Karyn White

 

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from Karyn White   Karyn White

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143

US 7
US AC 38
US dance 5
US R&B ✫1
UK 42
produced by Babyface
[Warner 27773]
written by Babyface, L.A. Reid & Daryl Simmons
Rocket 2 U39.01/1988

Rocket 2 U by The Jets [pop band]

 

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from Magic   Magic

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138

US 6
US dance 3
US R&B 5
UK 69
[MCA 53254]
written by Bobby Nunn
The Twist (Yo, Twist)40.06/1988

The Twist (Yo, Twist) by The Fat Boys

 

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from Coming Back Hard Again   Coming Back Hard Again

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137

US 16
US R&B 40
UK 2
with Chubby Checker
[Tin Pan Apple 887571]
written by Hank Ballard
Nite and Day41.03/1988

Nite and Day by Al B. Sure!

 

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from In Effect Mode   In Effect Mode

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126

US 7
US AC 19
US R&B ✫1
UK 44
[Warner 28192]
written by Al B. Sure! & Kyle West
Two Occasions42.02/1988

Two Occasions by The Deele

 

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from Eyes of a Stranger   Eyes of a Stranger

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124

US 10
US AC 21
US R&B 4
produced by Babyface
written by Babyface (as Kenneth Edmonds), Darnell Bristol (as Darnell "Dee" Bristol) & Sid Johnson
Another Part of Me43.07/1988

Another Part of Me by Michael Jackson

 

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from Bad   Bad

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117

US 11
US AC 44
US dance 18
US R&B ✫1
UK 15
[Epic 07962]
written by Michael Jackson
Please Don't Go Girl44.06/1988

Please Don't Go Girl by New Kids on the Block

 

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from Hangin' Tough   Hangin' Tough

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112

US 10
US R&B 55
[Columbia 07700]
written by Maurice Starr
I Wanna Have Some Fun45.11/1988

I Wanna Have Some Fun by Samantha Fox

 

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from I Wanna Have Some Fun   I Wanna Have Some Fun

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110

US 8
US dance 2
US R&B 19
UK 63
produced by Full Force
[Jive 1154]
written by Full Force
Some Kind of Lover46.01/1988

Some Kind of Lover by Jody Watley

 

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from Jody Watley   Jody Watley

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107

US 10
US dance ✫1
US R&B 3
UK 81
[MCA 53235]
written by André Cymone & Jody Watley
Don't Turn Around47.02/1988

Don't Turn Around by Aswad

 

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105

US R&B 45
UK ✫1
[Mango 123]
written by Albert Hammond & Diane Warren
Paradise48.05/1988

Paradise by Sade

 

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from Stronger Than Pride   Stronger Than Pride

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104

US 16
US AC 6
US dance 21
US R&B ✫1
UK 29
[Epic 07904]
written by Sade Adu, Andrew Hale, Stuart Matthewman & Paul Spencer Denman
49.11/1988

Walking Away by Information Society

 

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from Information Society   Information Society

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101

US 9
US dance 5
US R&B 64
US alt. 15
[Tommy Boy 7-27736]
written by Paul Robb
50.01/1988

Love Overboard by Gladys Knight & the Pips

 

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from All Our Love   All Our Love

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100

US 13
US AC 45
US dance 4
US R&B ✫1
UK 42
[MCA 53210]
written by Reggie Calloway
51.12/1988

Just Because by Anita Baker

 

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from Giving You the Best That I Got   Giving You the Best That I Got

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92

US 14
US AC 4
US R&B ✫1
[Elektra 69327]
written by Alex Brown, Sami McKinney & Michael O'Hara
Dial My Heart52.09/1988

Dial My Heart by The Boys [US R&B quartet]

 

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from Messages from the Boys   

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91

US 13
US dance 18
US R&B ✫1
UK 61
produced by Babyface
[MCA 53301]
written by Babyface, L.A. Reid & Daryl Simmons
53.03/1988

Tramp by Salt-N-Pepa

 

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from Hot, Cool & Vicious   Hot, Cool & Vicious

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91

US dance 18
US R&B 21
UK 2
charted as Tramp / Push It in US dance charts : charted as Push It / Tramp in UK charts
written by Lowell Fulson (as Lowell Fulsom) & Jimmy McCracklin
Say It Again54.01/1988

Say It Again by Jermaine Stewart

 

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from Say It Again   Say It Again

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89

US 27
US R&B 15
UK 7
[Arista 1-9636]
written by Bunny Sigler & Carol Davis
55.05/1988

Tribute (Right On) by The Pasadenas

 

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from To Whom It May Concern   To Whom It May Concern

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85

US 52
US dance 27
US R&B 8
UK 5
[Columbia 68575]
written by The Pasadenas & Pete Wingfield
56.05/1988

The Colour of Love by Billy Ocean

 

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from Tear Down These Walls   Tear Down These Walls

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80

US 17
US AC 2
US R&B 10
UK 65
[Jive 9707]
written by Wayne Brathwaite (as Wayne Anton Braithwaite), Barry Eastmond (as Barry James Eastmond), Billy Ocean & Jolyon Skinner
57.10/1988

Silhouette by Kenny G

 

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from Silhouette   Silhouette

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80

US 13
US AC 2
US R&B 35
[instrumental]
[Arista 9785]
written by Kenny G
Parents Just Don't Understand58.05/1988

Parents Just Don't Understand by DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince

 

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from He's the DJ, I'm the Rapper   He's the DJ, I'm the Rapper

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76

US 12
US R&B 10
UK 87
[Jive 1099]
written by Will Smith, DJ Jazzy Jeff (as Jeff Townes) & Peter Harris
59.05/1988

My Love by Julio Iglesias

 

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from Non Stop   

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72

US 80
US AC 14
US R&B 88
UK 5
featuring Stevie Wonder
written by Stevie Wonder
Never Knew Love Like This60.01/1988

Never Knew Love Like This by Cherrelle

 

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from Hearsay   

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71

US 28
US R&B 2
UK 26
as Arthur Alexander featuring Cherrelle
[Tabu 07646]
written by Jimmy Jam (as James Harris III) & Terry Lewis
61.05/1988

My One Temptation by Mica Paris

 

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from So Good   So Good

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70

US 97
US AC 8
US dance 36
US R&B 15
UK 7
[Island 99252]
written by Mike Leeson, Peter Vale & Miles Waters
62.11/1988

Twist and Shout by Salt-N-Pepa

 

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from A Salt with a Deadly Pepa   A Salt with a Deadly Pepa

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66

US R&B 45
UK 4
written by Phil Medley & Bert Russell
63.02/1988

Fishnet by Morris Day

 

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from Daydreaming   Daydreaming

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66

US 23
US dance 12
US R&B ✫1
[Warner 7-28201]
written by Morris Day, Jimmy Jam (as James Harris) & Terry Lewis
A Nightmare on My Street64.07/1988

A Nightmare on My Street by DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince

 

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from He's the DJ, I'm the Rapper   He's the DJ, I'm the Rapper

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65

US 15
US R&B 9
[Jive 1124]
written by Will Smith, DJ Jazzy Jeff (as Jeff Townes) & Peter Harris
65.04/1988

Divine Emotions by Narada Michael Walden

 

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from Divine Emotion   Divine Emotion

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65

US dance ✫1
US R&B 21
UK 8
as Narada
[Reprise 9 27967-7]
written by Narada Michael Walden
66.09/1988

Big Fun by Inner City

 

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from Paradise   Paradise

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62

US dance ✫1
US R&B 50
UK 8
featuring Kevin Saunderson
written by Kevin Saunderson, Paris Grey, James Pennington & Arthur Forrest
67.06/1988

Roses Are Red by The Mac Band

 

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from The Mac Band featuring the McCampbell Brothers   

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62

US R&B ✫1
UK 8
featuring The McCampbell Brothers
written by Babyface & L.A. Reid (as L.A.)
68.03/1988

My Girl by Suave'

 

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from I'm Your Playmate   I'm Your Playmate

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60

US 20
US R&B 3
[Capitol 44124]
written by Smokey Robinson & Ronald White
69.10/1988

Any Love by Luther Vandross

 

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from Any Love   Any Love

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58

US 44
US AC 12
US R&B ✫1
UK 31
[Epic 08047]
written by Luther Vandross & Marcus Miller
70.01/1988

Come into My Life by Joyce Sims

 

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from Come into My Life   Come into My Life

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58

US dance 48
US R&B 10
UK 7
written by Joyce Sims
71.04/1988

It Takes Two by Rob Base and DJ E-Z Rock

 

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from It Takes Two   It Takes Two

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53

US 36
US R&B 17
UK 24
written by Rob Base (as Robert Ginyard)
The Right Stuff72.07/1988

The Right Stuff by Vanessa Williams [Vanessa Lynn Williams]

 

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from The Right Stuff   The Right Stuff

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52

US 44
US dance ✫1
US R&B 4
UK 71
written by Kipper Jones & Rex Salas
73.04/1988

Da' Butt by E.U.

 

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from Livin' Large   

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50

US 35
US dance 23
US R&B ✫1
[EMI/Manhattan 50115]
written by Marcus Miller & Mark Stevens
Supersonic74.04/1988

Supersonic by J.J. Fad

 

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from Supersonic   Supersonic

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49

US 30
US dance 10
US R&B 22
co-produced by Dr. Dre
[Ruthless 99328]
written by MC J.B. (as Juana Burns), Baby D (as Dania Birks), Anna Cash, Juanita Lee & Fatima Shaheed
Going Back to Cali / Jack the Ripper75.02/1988

Going Back to Cali / Jack the Ripper by LL Cool J

 

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from Walking with a Panther   Walking with a Panther

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48

US 31
US R&B 12
UK 37
[Def Jam 07679]
written by LL Cool J (as James Todd Smith)
76.10/1988

Thanks for My Child by Cheryl Pepsii Riley

 

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from Me, Myself & I   Me, Myself & I

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48

US 32
US R&B ✫1
[Columbia 07996]
written by Curtis Bedeau, Gerard Charles, Hugh Clarke, Brian George, Lucien George & Paul George
77.05/1988

Trouble by Nia Peeples

 

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from Nothin' but Trouble   Nothin' but Trouble

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46

US 35
US dance ✫1
US R&B 71
[Mercury 870 154-7]
written by Steve Harvey
78.08/1988

She's on the Left by Jeffrey Osborne

 

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from One Love: One Dream   One Love: One Dream

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46

US 48
US dance 6
US R&B ✫1
[A&M 1227]
written by Robert Brookins, Jeffrey Osborne, Tony Haynes & Clinton "Spud" Blanson
Thinking of You79.02/1988

Thinking of You by Earth, Wind & Fire

 

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from Touch the World   Touch the World

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45

US 67
US dance ✫1
US R&B 3
UK 94
[Columbia 07695]
written by Wayne Vaughn & Maurice White
80.06/1988

Off on Your Own (Girl) by Al B. Sure!

 

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from In Effect Mode   In Effect Mode

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44

US 45
US dance 25
US R&B ✫1
UK 70
[Warner 27870]
written by Al B. Sure! & Kyle West
81.04/1988

A Love Supreme by Will Downing

 

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from Will Downing   Will Downing

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43

US dance 4
US R&B 77
UK 14
[Island 99273]
written by David Cole, John Coltrane & Will Downing
82.09/1988

Shake Your Thang (It's Your Thing) by Salt-N-Pepa

 

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from A Salt with a Deadly Pepa   A Salt with a Deadly Pepa

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42

US dance 8
US R&B 4
UK 22
featuring E.U.
charted as Shake Your Thang / Spinderella's Not a Fella (But a Girl D.J.) in Australia charts
written by Rudolph Isley, Ronald Isley & Kelly Isley (as O'Kelly Isley)
83.07/1988

Missed Opportunity by Hall & Oates

 

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from Ooh Yeah!   Ooh Yeah!

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40

US 29
US AC 8
US R&B 68
[Arista 9727]
written by Sara Allen, Daryl Hall & John Oates
Get Lucky84.04/1988

Get Lucky by Jermaine Stewart

 

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from Say It Again   Say It Again

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39

US dance 12
US R&B 69
UK 13
[Arista 9714]
written by Errol Brown & Simon Climie
85.07/1988

Nice 'N Slow by Freddie Jackson

 

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from Don't Let Love Slip Away   Don't Let Love Slip Away

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39

US 61
US R&B ✫1
UK 56
[Capitol 44171]
written by Barry Eastmond & Jolyon Skinner
Symptoms of True Love86.10/1988

Symptoms of True Love by Tracie Spencer

 

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from Tracie Spencer   Tracie Spencer

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39

US 38
US dance 14
US R&B 11
[Capitol 44198]
written by Irmgard Klarmann & Felix Weber
87.05/1988

Break 4 Love by Raze

 

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from Album 88   

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38

US dance ✫1
US R&B 24
UK 28
[Columbia 08073]
written by Vaughan Mason
88.08/1988

Tumblin' Down by Ziggy Marley & the Melody Makers

 

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from Conscious Party   Conscious Party

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37

US dance 28
US R&B ✫1
US rock 43
US alt. 5
UK 84
[Virgin 99299]
written by Tyrone Downie & Ziggy Marley
89.05/1988

Little Walter by Tony! Toni! Toné!

 

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from Who?   Who?

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37

US 47
US dance 43
US R&B ✫1
co-produced by David Foster
[Wing 887 385-7]
written by Denzil Foster, Thomas McElroy & Tony! Toni! Toné!
You Will Know90.02/1988

You Will Know by Stevie Wonder

 

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from Characters   Characters

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36

US 77
US AC 16
US R&B ✫1
UK 77
[Motown 1919]
written by Stevie Wonder
Knocked Out91.05/1988

Knocked Out by Paula Abdul

 

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from Forever Your Girl   Forever Your Girl

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36

US 41
US dance 14
US R&B 8
UK 98
produced by Babyface
[Virgin 99329]
written by Babyface, Daryl Simmons & L.A. Reid
92.08/1988

Indestructible by Four Tops

 

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from Indestructible   Indestructible

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35

US 35
US AC 20
US R&B 57
UK 55
[Arista 1-9706]
written by Michael Price (as Harvey Price) & Bobby Sandstrom
93.05/1988

I'm Real by James Brown

 

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from I'm Real   I'm Real

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35

US dance 29
US R&B 2
UK 31
featuring Full Force
[Scotti Brothers 07783]
written by Full Force & James Brown
Don't Believe the Hype94.07/1988

Don't Believe the Hype by Public Enemy

 

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from It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back   It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back

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34

US dance 21
US R&B 18
UK 18
[Columbia 07934 (Def Jam)]
written by Chuck D (as Carlton Ridenhour), Keith Shocklee & Eric Sadler (as Eric "Vietnam" Sadler)
95.09/1988

Riding on a Train by The Pasadenas

 

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from To Whom It May Concern   To Whom It May Concern

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33

US R&B 73
UK 13
[Columbia 68931]
written by The Pasadenas
Follow the Leader96.07/1988

Follow the Leader by Eric B. & Rakim

 

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from Follow the Leader   Follow the Leader

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33

US dance 11
US R&B 16
UK 21
written by Rakim (as William Griffin) & Eric B. (as Eric Barrier)
97.05/1988

Get It by Stevie Wonder & Michael Jackson

 

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from Characters   Characters

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32

US 80
US R&B 4
UK 37
[Motown 1930]
written by Stevie Wonder
98.04/1988

Nightime by Pretty Poison

 

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from Catch Me I'm Falling   Catch Me I'm Falling

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31

US 36
US dance 13
US R&B 83
[R]
[rm]
[Virgin 99350 ]
written by Jade Starling & Whey Cooler
99.02/1988

Hot Thing by Prince

 

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from Sign of the Times   Sign of the Times

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31

US 63
US dance 4
US R&B 14
charted as I Could Never Take the Place of Your Man / Hot Thing in US dance charts
[Paisley Park 28288-B]
written by Prince
Make It Last Forever100.07/1988

Make It Last Forever by Keith Sweat

 

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from Make It Last Forever   Make It Last Forever

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31

US 59
US R&B 2
with Jacci McGhee
[Vintertainment 7-69386]
written by Keith Sweat & Teddy Riley

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