1980s songs

Here is an old list I found. What do you think? Comment on your favorites and what you would like to hear at the reunion.

 

 

1 **** NUMBER ONE ****
Billie Jean,
Michael Jackson
1983 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (7 weeks)
2 Every Breath You Take, The Police
1983 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (8 weeks)
3 Like A Prayer, Madonna
1989 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (3 weeks)
4 Take On Me, a-ha
1985 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (1 week)
5 Sweet Child ‘O Mine, Guns N Roses
1988 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (2 weeks)
6 Like A Virgin, Madonna
1984 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (6 weeks)
7 We Are The World, USA For Africa
1985 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (4 weeks)
8 Beat It, Michael Jackson
1983 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (3 weeks)
9 Call Me, Blondie
1980 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (6 weeks)
10 With Or Without You, U2
1987 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (3 weeks)
11 Livin’ On A Prayer, Bon Jovi
1987 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (4 weeks)
12 Careless Whisper, Wham! featuring George Michael
1984 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (3 weeks)
13 Time After Time, Cyndi Lauper
1984 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (2 weeks)
14 Come On Eileen, Dexy’s Midnight Runners
1983 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (1 week)
15 Another Brick In The Wall Part II, Pink Floyd
1980 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (4 weeks)
16 Don’t You (Forget About Me), Simple Minds
1985 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (1 week)
17 Thriller, Michael Jackson
1984 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #4
18 When Doves Cry, Prince
1984 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (5 weeks)
19 Total Eclipse Of The Heart, Bonnie Tyler
1983 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (4 weeks)
20 Another One Bites The Dust, Queen
1980 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (3 weeks)
21 I Love Rock & Roll, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts
1982 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (7 weeks)
22 Rapture, Blondie
1981 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (2 weeks)
23 Bad, Michael Jackson
1987 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (2 weeks)
24 Eye Of The Tiger, Survivor
1982 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (6 weeks)
25 Jessie’s Girl, Rick Springfield
1981 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (2 weeks)
26 Don’t You Want Me, The Human League
1982 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (3 weeks)
27 Money For Nothing, Dire Straits
1985 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (3 weeks)
28 What’s Love Got To Do With It, Tina Turner
1984 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (3 weeks)
29 I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For, U2
1987 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (2 weeks)
30 Jump, Van Halen
1984 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (5 weeks)
31 Bette Davis Eyes, Kim Carnes
1981 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (9 weeks)
32 Endless Love, Dianna Ross & Lionel Richie
1981 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (9 weeks)
33 Greatest Love Of All, Whitney Houston
1986 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (3 weeks)
34 Faith, George Michael
1987 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (4 weeks)
35 Every Rose Has It’s Thorn, Poison
1988 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (3 weeks)
36 We Built This City, Starship
1985 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (2 weeks)
37 Miss You Much, Janet Jackson
1989 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (4 weeks)
38 Girls Just Wanna Have Fun, Cyndi Lauper
1984 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #3 (2 weeks)
39 Physical, Olivia Newton-John
1981 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (10 weeks)
40 When I Think Of You, Janet Jackson
1986 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (2 weeks)
41 Down Under, Men At Work
1983 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (4 weeks)
42 Jack And Diane, John Couger
1982 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (4 weeks)
43 Rock With You, Michael Jackson
1980 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (4 weeks)
44 Flashdance…What A Feeling, Irene Cara
1983 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (6 weeks)
45 Lady, Kenny Rogers
1980 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (6 weeks)
46 Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go, Wham!
1984 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (3 weeks)
47 Crazy Little Thing Called Love, Queen
1980 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (4 weeks)
48 Pour Some Sugar On Me, Def Leppard
1988 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #2
49 Africa, Toto
1983 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (1 week)
50 Welcome To The Jungle, Guns N Roses
1988 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #7
51 Shout, Tears For Fears
1985 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (3 weeks)
52 Upside Down, Diana Ross
1980 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (4 weeks)
53 Sunday Bloody Sunday, U2
1983 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: did not chart
54 Another Day In Paradise, Phil Collins
1988 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (4 weeks)
55 Footloose, Kenny Loggins
1984 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (3 weeks)
56 Can’t Fight This Feeling, REO Speedwagon
1985 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (3 weeks)
57 Love Bites, Def Leppard
1988 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (1 week)
58 Here I Go Again, Whitesnake
1987 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (1 week)
59 Purple Rain, Prince
1984 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #2
60 Material Girl, Madonna
1985 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #2
61 Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now), Phil Collins
1984 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (3 weeks)
62 Walk Like An Egyptian, The Bangles
1986 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (4 weeks)
63 Straight Up, Paula Abdul
1989 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (3 weeks)
64 Say You Say Me, Lionel Richie
1985 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (4 weeks)
65 Addicted To Love, Robert Palmer
1986 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (1 week)
66 Got My Mind Set On You, George Harrison
1988 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (1 week)
67 Centerfold, J. Geils Band
1982 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (6 weeks)
68 Right Here Waiting, Richard Marx
1989 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (3 weeks)
69 Tainted Love, Soft Cell
1984 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #2
70 Smooth Criminal, Michael Jackson
1989 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #7
71 Woman In Love, Barbra Streisand
1980 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (3 weeks)
72 That’s What Friends Are For, Dionne & Friends
1986 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (4 weeks)
73 How Soon Is Now?, The Smiths
1985 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: did not chart
74 Rock Me Amadeus, Falco
1986 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (3 weeks)
75 Back In Black, AC/DC
1981 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #37
76 Funkytown, Lipps, Inc.
1980 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (4 weeks)
77 West End Girls, Pet Shop Boys
1986 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (1 week)
78 Private Eyes, Daryl Hall & John Oates
1981 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (2 weeks)
79 She Drives Me Crazy, Fine Young Cannibals
1989 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (1 week)
80 Hungry Like The Wolf, Duran Duran
1983 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #3
81 Where The Streets Have No Name, U2
1987 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #13
82 Owner Of A Lonely Heart, Yes
1984 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (2 weeks)
83 Mickey, Toni Basil
1982 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (1 week)
84 St. Elmo’s Fire (Man In Motion), John Parr
1985 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (2 weeks)
85 You Shook Me All Night Long, AC/DC
1980 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #35
86 Kiss, Prince
1986 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (2 weeks)
87 (I Just) Died In Your Arms, Cutting Crew
1987 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (2 weeks)
88 Holiday, Madonna
1984 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #16
89 Magic, Olivia Newton-John
1980 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (4 weeks)
90 The Flame, Cheap Trick
1988 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (2 weeks)
91 White Wedding, Billy Idol
1983 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #36
92 Need You Tonight, INXS
1988 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (1 week)
93 Waiting For A Girl Like You, Foreigner
1981 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #2
94 The Reflex, Duran Duran
1984 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (2 weeks)
95 Papa Don’t Preach, Madonna
1986 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (2 weeks)
96 One, Metallica
1989 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #35
97 Up Where We Belong, Joe Cocker & Jennifer Warnes
1982 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (3 weeks)
98 Mr. Roboto, Styx
1983 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #3
99 (I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life, Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes
1987 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (1 week)
100 The Warrior, Scandal featuring Patty Smyth
1984 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #7
101 Keep On Loving You, REO Speedwagon
1981 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (1 week)
102 Listen To Your Heart, Roxette
1989 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (1 week)
103 Blue Monday, New Order
1988 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #68
104 Summer Of ’69, Bryan Adams
1985 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #5
105 Islands In The Stream, Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton
1983 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (2 weeks)
106 Paradise City, Guns N’ Roses
1989 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #5
107 Crazy For You, Madonna
1985 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (1 week)
108 Stone Cold, Rainbow
1982 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #40
109 How Will I Know, Whitney Houston
1986 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (2 weeks)
110 Roll With It, Steve Winwood
1988 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (4 weeks)
111 In The Air Tonight, Phil Collins
1981 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #19
112 I Wanna Be Sedated, The Ramones
Billboard Hot 100 Peak: did not chart
113 La Isla Bonita, Madonna
1987 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #4
114 The Way You Make Me Feel, Michael Jackson
1988 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (1 week)
115 I Ran (So Far Away), A Flock Of Seagulls
1982 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #9
116 Jeopardy, Greg Kihn Band
1983 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #2 (1 week)
117 Into The Groove, Madonna
1987 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: did not chart
118 Say It Isn’t So, Daryl Hall & John Oates
1983 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #2 (4 weeks)
119 Dancing In The Dark, Bruce Springsteen
1984 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #2 (4 weeks)
120 Always, Atlantic Starr
1987 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (1 week)
121 Separate Ways (Worlds Apart), Journey
1983 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #8
122 Foolish Beat, Debbie Gibson
1988 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (1 week)
123 Celebration, Kool & The Gang
1981 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (2 weeks)
124 Everybody Wants To Rule The World, Tears For Fears
1985 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (2 weeks)
125 Man In The Mirror, Michael Jackson
1988 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (2 weeks)
126 Wind Beneath My Wings, Bette Midler
1989 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (1 week)
127 9 To 5, Dolly Parton
1981 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (2 weeks)
128 The Way It Is, Bruce Hornsby & The Range
1986 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (1 week)
129 Glory Of Love, Peter Cetera
1986 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (2 weeks)
130 You Give Love A Bad Name, Bon Jovi
1986 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (1 week)
131 The Tide Is High, Blondie
1981 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (1 week)
132 Maneater, Daryl Hall & John Oates
1982 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (4 weeks)
133 Angel Of The Morning, Juice Newton
1981 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #4
134 It’s The End Of The World As We Know It, R.E.M.
1987 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: did not chart
135 Always Something There To Remind Me, Naked Eyes
1983 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #8
136 Heaven Is A Place On Earth, Belinda Carlisle
1987 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (1 week)
137 Express Yourself, Madonna
1989 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #2
138 Give It Up, KC
1984 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #18
139 Gloria, Laura Branigan
1982 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #2 (3 weeks)
140 Rock The Casbah, The Clash
1983 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #8
141 Born In The U.S.A., Bruce Springsteen
1985 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #9
142 I Wanna Dance With Somebody, Whitney Houston
1987 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (2 weeks)
143 Brass In Pocket (I’m Special), The Pretenders
1980 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #14
144 Lost In Your Eyes, Debbie Gibson
1989 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (3 weeks)
145 Take My Breath Away, Berlin
1986 Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #1 (1 week)
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One comment

  1. Stephanie Crawford · November 14, 2007

    I just wanted to add that song that my brother Jonny really likes, cuz I didnt see it on the list..That song reminds me of him..:)
    “RELAX”, by “Frankie Goes to HollyWood”

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