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1,000 Greatest Songs of the 1980s – Complete List

10-5-60,” The Long Ryders

“18 Miles to Memphis,” Stray Cats

“19,” Paul Hardcastle

“1959,” John Anderson

“1982,” Randy Travis

“1999,” Prince

“1st One 2 The Egg Wins (The Human Race),” Bootsy Collins

“2541,” Grant Hart

“4 Windows,” Calculated X

“867-5309/Jenny,” Tommy Tutone

“9 to 5,” Dolly Parton

“99 Luftballons,” Nena

“About a Girl,” Nirvana

“Abracadabra,” The Steve Miller Band

“Absolutely Sweet Marie,” Jason & the Scorchers

“Academy Fight Song,” Mission of Burma

“Ace in the Hole,” George Strait

“Ace of Spades,” Motorhead

“The Acid Song,” Loudon Wainwright III

“Add It Up,” Violent Femmes

“Addicted to Love,” Robert Palmer

“The Adventures of Grandmaster Flash on the Wheels of Steel,” Grandmaster Flash

“Africa,” Toto

“Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now)” Phil Collins

“Against the Wind,” Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band

“Age of Consent,” New Order

“Ah! Leah!,” Donny Iris

“Ain’t Even Done with the Night,” John Cougar. #17 pop, 1981

“Ain’t Nobody,” Rufus and Chaka Khan

“Ain’t Nothin’ Goin’ On but the Rent,” Gwen Guthrie

“Alex Chilton,” The Replacements

“All for the Best,” Miracle Legion

“All My Ex’s Live in Texas,” George Strait

“All Night Long” Joe Walsh

“All Night Long (All Night)” Lionel Richie

“All of the People Are Talkin’,” John Anderson

“All That I Wanted,” Belfegore

“All This Love,” DeBarge

“Am I Evil?,” Diamond Head

“Amarillo by Morning,” George Strait

“Alphabet St.,” Prince

“Ana Ng,” They Might Be Giants

“Anchorage,” Michelle Shocked

“And She Was,” Talking Heads

“And the Beat Goes On,” The Whispers

“And the Cradle Will Rock…,” Van Halen

“Androgynous,” The Replacements

“Angel Flying Too Close to the Ground,” Willie Nelson

“Annie, I’m Not Your Daddy,” Kid Creole and the Coconuts

“Anniversary,” Graham Parker

“Another Brick in the Wall (Part 2),” Pink Floyd

“Another Nail in My Heart,” Squeeze

“Another One Bites the Dust” Queen

“Anything, Anything (I’ll Give You),” Dramarama

“Ashes to Ashes,” David Bowie

“Astro Zombies,” Misfits

“Atlantic City,” Bruce Springsteen.

“Atomic Dog,” George Clinton

“Atomic,” Blondie

“’B’ Movie,” Gil Scott-Heron

“Baby Talks Dirty,” The Knack

“Baby, Come to Me,” Patti Austin and James Ingram

“Back in Black,” AC/DC

“Back on the Chain Gang,” The Pretenders

“Back to Life (However Do You Want Me),” Soul II Soul

“Back to Zero Now,” Tommy Keene

“The Backyard,” Miracle Legion

“Bad Reputation,” Joan Jett
“Ballet for a Rainy Day,” XTC

“Bam Bam,” Sister Nancy

“Bamboo Annie,” John Anderson

“The Band Played Waltzing Matilda,” The Pogues

“Bang on the Drum All Day,” Todd Rundgren

“Bastards of Young,” The Replacements

“Be Near Me,” ABC

“Beat Dis,” Bomb the Bass

“Beat It,” Michael Jackson

“Beautiful World,” Devo

“Beds Are Burning,” Midnight Oil

“The Bed You Made for Me,” Highway 101

“Being with You,” Smokey Robinson

“(Believed You Were) Lucky,” ‘Til Tuesday

“Bette Davis Eyes,” Kim Carnes

“Better Things,” The Kinks

“Beyond Belief,” Elvis Costello and the Attractions

“Big Bottom,” Spinal Tap

“Big Brown Eyes,” The dB’s

“Big Butter and Egg Man,” Merle Haggard

“Bigger Stones,” The Beat Farmers

“Bikeage,” Descendents

“Billie Jean,” Michael Jackson

“Birthday,” Sugarcubes

“Bitchin’ Camero,” Dead Milkmen

“Bizarre Love Triangle,” New Order

“Black and White,” The dB’s

“Black Sheep,” John Anderson

“Black Steel in the Hour of Chaos,” Public Enemy

“Blister in the Sun,” Violent Femmes

“Blood and Roses,” The Smithereens

“The Body Rock,” The Treacherous Three

“Bon Vie Vie (Gimme the Good Life),” T.S. Monk

“Bonzo Goes to Bitburg,” Ramones

“Boom Boom Mancini,” Warren Zevon

“Borderline,” Madonna

“Born in the U.S.A.,” Bruce Springsteen

“Born to Boogie,” Hank Williams, Jr.

“Born Under Punches (The Heat Goes On),” Talking Heads

“The Boy in the Bubble,” Paul Simon

“Boys in Town,” DiVinyls

“The Boys of Summer,” Don Henley

“Brainbox (He’s a Brainbox),” The Three Johns

“Brand – New – Life,” Young Marble Giants

“Brass in Pocket,” The Pretenders

“Breakdown Dead Ahead,” Boz Scaggs

“Breaking the Law,” Judas Priest

“The Breaks,” Kurtis Blow

“The Breakup Song (They Don’t Write ‘Em),” The Greg Kihn Band

“Brilliant Disguise,” Bruce Springsteen

“Brilliant Mistake,” Elvis Costello

“Bring the Noise,” Public Enemy.

“Brooklyn-Queens,” 3rd Bass

“Brownsville Girl,” Bob Dylan

“Buffalo Stance,” Neneh Cherry

“Burn Rubber on Me (“Why You Wanna Hurt Me),” The Gap Band

“Burnin’ for You,” Blue Oyster Cult

“Burning Down the House,” Talking Heads

“Bust a Move,” Young MC

“C’est La Vie,” Robbie Nevil

“Call Me,” Blondie

“Callin’ Baton Rouge,” New Grass Revival

“Can’t Be Sure,” The Sundays

“Can’t Hardly Wait,” The Replacements

“Caravan of Love,” The Housemartins

“Career Moves,” Loudon Wainwright III

“Cars,” Gary Numan

“Cat People (Putting out Fire),” David Bowie

“Cattle and Cane,” The Go-Betweens

“Celebrated Summer,” Hüsker Dü

“Celebration,” Kool & the Gang

“Centerfield,” John Fogerty

“Centerfold,” The J. Geils Band

“Ceremony,” New Order

“Change,” Killing Joke

“Change is Gonna Come,” The Droogs

“Changed the Locks,” Lucinda Williams

“Cheating in the Next Room,” Z.Z. Hill

“Cherry Bomb,” John Mellencamp

“Children’s Story,” Slick Rick

“China Girl,” David Bowie

“Chivalry,” The Mekons

“Church of the Poison Mind,” Culture Club

“Clean Sheets,” The Descendents

“Cleaning Windows,” Van Morrison

“Clowntime is Over,” Elvis Costello and the Attractions

“Club Mekon,” The Mekons

“Clubland,” Elvis Costello and the Attractions

“Cold Blood,” Kix

“Come Dancing,” The Kinks

“Come on Eileen,” Dexys Midnight Runners

“Conga,” Gloria Estefan and Miami Sound Machine

“Control,” Janet Jackson

“Controversy,” Prince

“Cool It Now,” New Edition

“Copperhead Road,” Steve Earle

“Crash,” The Primitives

“Crazy for You,” Madonna

“Crazy Little Thing Called Love,” Queen

“Crazy over You,” Foster & Lloyd

“Crazy Train,” Ozzy Osbourne

“Crescent City,” Lucinda Williams

“Crossfire,” Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble

“Cruel Summer,” Bananarama

“Cruisin’,” Smokey Robinson

“Cry for Love,” Iggy Pop

“Crybaby,” Utopia

“Cucaracha Taco,” Joe “King” Carrasco & The Crowns

“Cult of Personality,” Living Colour

“Cuts Like a Knife,” Bryan Adams

“Cynical Girl,” Marshall Crenshaw

“Da Butt,” E.U.

“Damn Your Eyes,” Etta James

“Dancing in the Dark,” Bruce Springsteen

“Dancing with Myself,” Billy Idol

“Danny Says,” The Ramones

“Day Tripper,” Cheap Trick

“Daytime Dilemma (Dangers of Love),” The Ramones

“Deaf Forever,” Motorhead

“Dear God,” XTC

“Debaser,” The Pixies

“Der Kommissar,” After the Fire

“Desire,” U2

“Destination Unknown,” Missing Persons

“Did She Jump or Was She Pushed?,” Richard and Linda Thompson

“Dirty World,” Traveling Wilburys

“Do I Do,” Stevie Wonder

“Do Ya,” K.T. Oslin

“Do You Believe in Love,” Huey Lewis and the News

“Do You Really Want to Hurt Me,” Culture Club

“Doin’ Our Own Dang,” Jungle Brothers

“Don’t Be Cruel,” Bobby Brown

“Don’t Believe The Hype,” Public Enemy

“Don’t Change,” INXS

“Don’t Close Your Eyes,” Keith Whitley

“Don’t Come Around Here No More,” Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

“Don’t Disturb This Groove,” The System

“Don’t Do Me Like That,” Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.

“Don’t Dream It’s Over,” Crowded House

“Don’t Get Me Wrong,” The Pretenders

“(Don’t Go Back To) Rockville,” R.E.M.

“Don’t Let Him Go,” REO Speedwagon

“Don’t Let’s Start,” They Might Be Giants

“Don’t Slander Me,” Roky Erickson

“Don’t Stand So Close to Me,” The Police

“Don’t Tempt Me,” Richard Thompson

“Don’t Want to Know If You Are Lonely,” Hüsker Dü

“Don’t Worry Baby,” Los Lobos

“Don’t You (Forget About Me),” Simple Minds

“Don’t You Want Me,” The Human League

“Don’t You Want Me,” Jody Watley

“Doowutchyalike,” Digital Underground

“Dover Beach,” Bangles

“Down Under,” Men at Work

“Downtown Train,” Tom Waits.

“The Dreg (Fleshtone – 77),” The Fleshtones

“Driver 8,” R.E.M.

“Dude (Looks Like a Lady,” Aerosmith

“Dweller on the Threshold,” Van Morrison

“Early in the Morning,” The Gap Band

“Easy Lover,” Phillip Baily and Phil Collins

“Edge of Seventeen,” Stevie Nicks

“Egg Man,” Beastie Boys

“Eight Miles High,” Hüsker Dü

“Eighteen Wheels and a Dozen Roses,” Kathy Mattea

“Electric Avenue,” Eddy Grant

“Electricity,” OMD

“Elvis is Everywhere,” Mojo Nixon and Skip Roper

“Emotional Rescue,” The Rolling Stones

“An Empty Glass (That’s the Way the Day Ends),” Gary Stewart

“Even It Up,” Heart

“Every Breath You Take,” The Police

“Every Grain of Sand,” Bob Dylan

“Every Little Step,” Bobby Brown

“Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic,” The Police

“Every Rose Has Its Thorn,” Poison

“Every Word Means No,” Let’s Active

“Everybody Knows,” Leonard Cohen

“Everybody Wants to Rule the World,” Tears for Fears

“Everyday I Write the Book,” Elvis Costello

“Everyday Is Like Sunday,” Morrisey

“Everything is Broken,” Bob Dylan

“Everytime You Go Away,” Paul Young

“Express Yourself,” Madonna

“Eye Know,” De La Soul

“Fairytale of New York,” The Pogues featuring Kristy MacColl

“Faith,” George Michael

“Fake,” Alexander O’Neal

“Fall on Me,” R.E.M.

“Fantastic Voyage,” Lakeside

“Fantasy,” Aldo Nova

“Fast Car,” Tracy Chapman

“Fight the Power,” Public Enemy

“Fire Woman,” The Cult

“Fisherman’s Blues,” The Waterboys

“Flexible Flyer,” Hüsker Dü

“Flip Your Wig,” Hüsker Dü

“Flowers by the Door,” T.S.O.L.

“Flying High Again,” Ozzy Osbourne

“Follow the Leader,” Eric B. & Rakim

“Follow You All Over the World,” Marti Jones

“Fools Gold,” The Stone Roses

“For Those About to Rock, We Salute You,” AC/DC

“A Forest,” The Cure

“Forever and Ever, Amen,” Randy Travis

“Forever Young,” Alphaville

“Forget Me Nots,” Patrice Rushen

“Fourth of July,” Dave Alvin

“Frank’s Wild Years,” Tom Waits

“Freak Scene,” Dinosaur Jr.

“Free Fallin’,” Tom Petty

“Free Nelson Mandela,” The Special AKA

“Freeway of Love,” Aretha Franklin

“Freeze-Frame,” The J. Geils Band

“The Future’s So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades,” Timbuk3

“Games People Play,” The Alan Parsons Project

“Games Without Frontiers,” Peter Gabriel

“The Gas Face,” 3rd Bass

“Genius of Love,” Tom Tom Club

“Geoffrey Ingram,” Television Personalities

“Get Down on It,” Kool & the Gang

“Get Off the Air,” Angry Samoans

“Get Started, Start a Fire,” Graham Parker

“Get Up Off Your Knees,” The Housemartins

“Gimme a Ride to Heaven,” Terry Allen

“Gimme All Your Lovin’,” ZZ Top

“Girl U Want,” Devo

“Girlfriend is Better,” Talking Heads

“Girls Just Want to Have Fun,” Cyndi Lauper

“Girls Like Me,” Bonnie Hayes with the Wild Combo

“Girls Talk,” Elvis Costello and the Attractions

“Girls with Guns,” Tommy Shaw

“Gittin’ Funky,” Kid ‘n’ Play

“Give Me the Night,” George Benson

“Giving It Up for Your Love,” Delbert McClinton

“The Glamorous Life,” Sheila E.

“Glory Days,” Bruce Springsteen

“Go for the Throat (Use Your Own Imagination),” Cheap Trick

“Going Down to Liverpool,” Bangles

“Going Underground,” The Jam

“Golden Brown,” The Stranglers

“Gone Daddy Gone,” Violent Femmes

“Goo Goo Muck,” The Cramps

“Good Guys and Bad Guys,” Camper Van Beethoven

“Good Life,” Inner City

“Good Thing,” Fine Young Cannibals

“Goody Two Shoes,” Adam Ant

“Got a Hold on Me,” Christine McVie

“Got My Mind Made Up,” Bob Dylan

“Got to Have Your Love,” Mantronix (featuring Wondress)

“Graceland,” Paul Simon

“Guilty,” Barbra Streisand and Barry Gibb

“Guitar Town,” Steve Earle

“Guitars, Cadillacs,” Dwight Yoakam

“Gypsy Road,” Cinderella

“Handle with Care,” Traveling Wilburys

“Hands All Over,” Soundgarden

“Happy Hour,” The Housemartins

“Hard Act to Follow,” Split Enz

“Harden My Heart,” Quarterflash

“Have a Little Faith in Me,” John Hiatt

“Have I Told You Lately,” Van Morrison

“Hawks and Doves,” Neil Young

“A Hazy Shade of Winter,” Bangles

“He Stopped Loving Her Today,” George Jones

“He’s So Shy,” The Pointer Sisters

“Head Over Heels,” Tears for Fears

“Head over Heels,” The Go-Go’s

“Heart,” Rockpile

“The Heart of Rock ‘n’ Roll,” Huey Lewis and the News

“Heartbeat,” Taana Gardner

“Heartbreaker,” Pat Benatar

“Heaven Is a Place on Earth,” Belinda Carlisle

“Heaven,” Robyn Hitchcock and the Egyptians

“Heavy Love Affair,” Marvin Gaye

“Heavy Metal,” Sammy Hagar

“Hell’s Bells,” AC/DC

“Helter Stupid,” Negativland

“Here Comes the Rain Again,” The Eurythmics

“Here Comes Your Man,” The Pixies

“Hero Takes a Fall,”Bangles

“Hey D.J.,” The World’s Famous Supreme Team

“Hey Ladies,” Beastie Boys

“Hey Nineteen,” Steely Dan

“Hey Pocky Way,” The Neville Brothers

“Higher Love,” Steve Winwood

“Highwayman,” The Highwaymen

“Highwire Days,” Tommy Keene

“Hit Me with Your Best Shot,” Pat Benatar

“Hold Me Now,” Thompson Twins

“Hold Me,” Fleetwood Mac

“Hold on Loosely,” .38 Special

“Hold on Tight,” Electric Light Orchestra

“Holding On to the Earth,” Sam Phillips

“Holiday,” Madonna

“Holy Diver,” Dio

“Homosapien,” Pete Shelley

“How Soon is Now?,” The Smiths

“How Will I Know,” Whitney Houston

“How Ya Like Me Now,” Kool Moe Dee

“Howling at the Moon (Sha La La),” Ramones

“Human Cannonball,” Webb Wilder

“Hungry Heart,” Bruce Springsteen

“Hungry Like the Wolf,” Duran Duran

“Hurt So Bad,” Linda Ronstadt

“I Believe in Miracles,” Ramones

“I Can’t Go for That (No Can Do),” Hall & Oates

“I Can’t Stand It,” Eric Clapton

“I Can’t Take It,” Cheap Trick

“I Can’t Wait,” Nu Shooz

“I Couldn’t Leave You If I Tried,” Rodney Crowell

“I Don’t Know Why You Don’t Want Me,” Rosanne Cash

“I Don’t Know Why I Love You,” The House of Love

“I Feel for You,” Chaka Khan

“(I Got A) Catholic Block,” Sonic Youth

“I Got You,” Split Enz

“I Hate Myself for Loving You,” Joan Jett

“I Hope You’re Happy Now,” Elvis Costello and the Attractions

“I Just Called to Say I Love You,” Stevie Wonder

“I Keep Forgettin’ (Every Time You’re Near),” Michael McDonald

“I Kiss the Flowers in Bloom,” Close Lobsters

“I Knew the Bridge (When She Used to Rock and Roll),” Nick Lowe

“I Know There’s Something Going On,” Frida

“I Know You Got Soul,” Eric B. & Rakim

“I Look Around,” The Rain Parade

“I Love it Loud,” KISS

“I Love Rock ‘n Roll,” Joan Jett & The Blackhearts

“I Love You, Suzanne,” Lou Reed

“I Melt with You,” Modern English

“I Ran (So Far Away),” A Flock of Seagulls

“I Say Nothing,” Voice of the Beehive

“I Stand Accused,” Elvis Costello and the Attractions

“I Tell It Like It Used to Be,” T. Graham Brown

“I Think I’ll Just Stay Here and Drink,” Merle Haggard

“I Told You So,” Randy Travis

“I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me),” Whitney Houston

“I Wanna Destroy You,” The Soft Boys

“I Want a New Drug,” Huey Lewis and the News

“I Want You Back,” Hoodoo Gurus

“I Want You,” Elvis Costello and the Attractions

“I Want Your (Hands on Me),” Sinead O’Connor with MC Lyte

“I Will Dare,” The Replacements

“I Will Follow,” U2.

“I Wonder If I Take You Home,” Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam with Full Force

“I Would Die 4 U,” Prince and The Revolution

“I.G.Y. (What a Beautiful World),” Donald Fagen

“I.O.U.,” Freeez

“I’ll Be You,” The Replacements

“I’m Coming Out,” Diana Ross

“I’m in Love with My Walls,” Lester Bangs

“I’m Just an Old Chunk of Coal (But I’m Gonna Be a Diamond Someday),” John Anderson

“I’m No Angel,” Gregg Allman

“I’m No Stranger to the Rain,” Keith Whitley

“I’m Not Afraid of Life,” The Ramones

“I’m on Fire,” Bruce Springsteen

“I’m So Excited,” The Pointer Sisters

“I’m Still Standing,” Elton John

“If Drinkin’ Don’t Kill Me,” George Jones

“If I Could Be There,” O’Kanes

“If I Didn’t Love You,” Squeeze

“If I Had a Boat,” Lyle Lovett

“If I Had a Rocket Launcher,” Bruce Cockburn

“If I Needed You,” Emmylou Harris with Don Williams

“If This Is It,” Huey Lewis and the News

“If You Have Ghosts,” Roky Erickson and the Aliens

“If You Leave,” Orchestral Manoevres in the Dark

“If You Think You’re Lonely Now,” Bobby Womack”

“If You Want My Love,” Cheap Trick

“If You Were a Priest,” Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians

“In a Big Country,” Big Country

“In and Out of My Life (In a Day),” Pandoras

“In Between,” Let’s Active

“In My House,” Mary Jane Girls

“In the Air Tonight,” Phil Collins

“In the Dark,” Billy Squier

“An Innocent Man” Billy Joel

“Inside My Brain,” Angry Samoans

“Into the Groove,” Madonna

“Into the Night,” Benny Mardones

“Into You Like a Train,” The Psychedelic Furs

“Iron Fist,” Motorhead

“Is That Love?,” Squeeze

“Islands in the Stream,” Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton

“It Takes Two,” Rob Base & D.J. E-Z Rock.

“It’ll All End Up in Tears,” Jacobites

“It’s a Good Thing,” That Petrol Emotion

“It’s a Sin,” Pet Shop Boys

“It’s All Over Now,” John Anderson

“It’s Just a Matter of Time,” Randy Travis

“It’s My Life,” Talk Talk

“It’s Not My Place (In the 9 to 5 World),” Ramones

“It’s Raining Today,” Angry Samoans

“It’s the End of the World as We Know It (And I Feel Fine),” R.E.M.

“Jack the Ripper,” LL Cool J

“Jammin’ Me,” Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

“Janie’s Got a Gun,” Aerosmith

“Jealous Guy,” Roxy Music

“Jeopardy,” The Greg Kihn Band

“Jessie’s Girl,” Rick Spingfield

“Jokerman,” Bob Dylan

“Jump (For My Love),” The Pointer Sisters

“Jump,” Van Halen

“Jungle Love,” The Time

“Just a Friend,” Biz Markie

“Just a Touch of Love,” Slave

“Just an Illusion,” Imagination

“Just Between You and Me,” April Wine

“Just Got Lucky,” JoBoxers

“Just Got Paid,” Johnny Kemp

“Just Like Heaven,” The Cure

“Just Like Honey,” Jesus and Mary Chain

“(Just Like) Starting Over,” John Lennon

“Just the Two of Us,” Grover Washington, Jr.

“Karma Chameleon,” Culture Club

“Keep Your Hands to Yourself,” The Georgia Satellites

“Kern River,” Merle Haggard

“Kids Don’t Follow,” The Replacements

“Kids in America,” Kim Wilde

“Killed by Death,” Motorhead

“The Killing Moon,” Echo and the Bunnymen

“Killin’ Time,” Clint Black

“The King is Gone (So Are You),” George Jones

“King of Rock,” Run-D.M.C.

“Kiss Me Deadly,” Lita Ford

“Kiss Me on the Bus,” The Replacements

“Kiss Me, Son of God,” They Might Be Giants

“Kiss Off,” Violent Femmes

“Kiss on My List,” Hall & Oates

“Kiss,” Prince and The Revolution

“The KKK Took My Baby Away,” The Ramones

“La Isla Bonita,” Madonna

“Labelled with Love,” Squeeze

“Ladies First,” Queen Latifah with Monie Love

“Lady (You Bring Me Up),” Commodores

“Lake of Fire,” Meat Puppets

“Last Cigarette,” Dramarama

“Last Perfect Thing,” Wire Train

“Late in the Evening,” Paul Simon

“Lawyers in Love,” Jackson Browne

“Leaving Louisiana in the Broad Daylight,” The Oak Ridge Boys

“Left of the Dial,” The Replacements

“Legs,” ZZ Top

“A Lesson in Leavin’,” Dottie West

“Lesson Two: The James Brown Mix,” Double Dee and Steinski

“Let It Go,” Def Leppard

“Let It Whip,” Dazz Band

“Let My Love Open the Door,” Pete Townshend

“Let the Day Begin,” The Call

“Let the Music Play,” Shannon

“Let’s Dance,” David Bowie

“Let’s Go All the Way,” Sly Fox

“Let’s Go Crazy,” Prince and The Revolution

“Let’s Groove,” Earth, Wind & Fire

“Let’s Hear It for the Boy,” Deniece Williams

“Levi Stubbs’ Tears,” Billy Bragg

“Lie to Me,” Dirty Looks

“Life in a Northern Town,” Dream Academy

“Life’s What You Make It,” Talk Talk

“Light of Day,” Joan Jett and The Blackhearts

“Light Rain,” The Leaving Trains

“Lights Out,” Angry Samoans

“Like a Prayer,” Madonna

“Like a Virgin,” Madonna

“Like the Weather,” 10,000 Maniacs

“Lips Like Sugar,” Echo and the Bunnymen

“Little Guitars,” Van Halen

“Little Red Corvette,” Prince

“Live Wire,” Motley Crue

“Living After Midnight,” Judas Priest

“Living in the Future,” John Prine

“London Calling,” The Clash

“Lonely Ol’ Night,” John Cougar Mellencamp

“Long White Cadillac,” The Blasters

“The Longest Time,” Billy Joel

“The Look of Love,” ABC

“Looking for Lewis and Clark,” The Long Ryders

“Looking for the Perfect Beat,” Afrika Bambaata & the Soulsonic Force

“Looks That Kill,” Motley Crue

“Lorelei,” Cocteau Twins

“Los Angeles,” X

“Losing True,” Roches

“Louisiana Saturday Night,” Mel McDaniel

“Love and Mercy,” Brian Wilson

“The Love Cats,” The Cure

“Love is a Battlefield,” Pat Benatar

“Love is All Around,” Hüsker Dü

“Love is for Lovers,” The dB’s

“Love Me in a Special Way,” DeBarge.

“Love My Way,” Psychedelic Furs

“Love Removal Machine,” The Cult

“Love Shack,” The B-52s

“Love Will Tear Us Apart,” Joy Division

“Lovergirl,” Teena Marie

“Lovesong,” The Cure

“Lucky Star,” Madonna

“Luka,” Suzanne Vega

“Made of Stone,” The Stone Roses

“Magic,” The Cars

“The Magnificent Seven,” The Clash

“Makes No Sense at All,” Hüsker Dü

“Mama, Talk to Your Daughter,” Magic Slim & The Teardrops

“Mama Used to Say,” Junior

“Man out of Time,” Elvis Costello

“Mandinka,” Sinead O’Connor

“Maneater,” Hall & Oates

“Manic Monday,” Bangles

“Master Blaster (Jammin’),” Stevie Wonder

“Master of Puppets,” Metallica

“Material Girl,” Madonna

“A Matter of Time,” Los Lobos

“A Matter of Trust,” Billy Joel

“Me and the Boys,” NRBQ

“Me, Myself, and I,” De La Soul

“Meeting in the Ladies Room,” Klymaxx

“Memories to Burn,” Gene Watson

“Memphis, Egypt,” The Mekons

“Mercedes Boy,” Pebbles

“The Mercury Girl,” The Cleaners from Venus

“The Mercy Seat,” Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds

“Merry Christmas (I Don’t Want to Fight Tonight),” The Ramones

“The Message,” Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five featuring Melle Mel and Duke Bootee

“Message of Love,” The Pretenders

“The Metro,” Berlin

“Mexican Radio,” Wall of Voodoo

“Mickey,” Toni Basil

“Middle of the Road,” The Pretenders

“Midnight Girl/Sunset Town,” Sweethearts of the Rodeo

“A Million Miles Away,” The Plimsouls

“Mirror in the Bathroom,” The English Beat

“Missing You,” John Waite

“Mixed Emotions,” The Rolling Stones

“Modern Love,” David Bowie

“Money Changes Everything,” Cyndi Lauper

“Monkey Gone to Heaven,” Pixies

“More Bounce to the Ounce,” Zapp

“More Than This,” Roxy Music

“Mother,” Danzig

“The Motorcade Sped On,” Double Dee and Steinski

“Mountain Song,” Jane’s Addiction

“My Ever Changing Moods,” The Style Council

“My Favorite Memory,” Merle Haggard

“My Feet Can’t Fail Me Now,” The Dirty Dozen Brass Band

“My Handy Man Ain’t Handy No More,” Albert Hunter

“My Pal,” God

“My Prerogative,” Bobby Brown

“Nasty,” Janet Jackson

“Need You Tonight,” INXS

“Never Knew Love Like This Before,” Stephanie Mills

“Never Let Me Down Again,” Depeche Mode

“Never Say Never,” Romeo Void

“Never Too Much,” Luther Vandross

“New Amsterdam,” Elvis Costello and the Attractions

“New Frontier,” Donald Fagen

“New Sensations,” Lou Reed

“New Year’s Day,” U2

“A Night to Remember,” Shalamar

“Nightshift,” Commodores

“No Myth,” Michael Penn

“No Parking on the Dancefloor,” Midnight Star

“No Sex,” Alex Chilton

“Nobody Told Me,” John Lennon

“North by North,” The Bats

“Nothin’ But a Good Time,” Poison

“Oblivious,” Aztec Camera

“Off the Wall,” Michael Jackson

“Oh Sheila,” Ready for the World

“Old 8 X 10,” Randy Travis

“Old Hippie,” The Bellamy Brothers

“The Old Man Down the Road,” John Fogerty

“On the Other Hand,” Randy Travis

“On the Radio,” Donna Summer

“On the Road Again,” Willie Nelson

“Once Bitten, Twice Shy,” Great White

“Once in a Lifetime,” Talking Heads

“One Hit (To the Body),” The Rolling Stones

“The One I Love,” R.E.M.

“One in Ten,” UB40

“One Step Ahead,” Split Enz

“One Step Up,” Bruce Springsteen

“One Thing Leads to Another,” The Fixx

“Only a Memory,” The Smithereens

“Open Your Heart,” Madonna

“Opportunities (Let’s Make Lots of Money),” Pet Shop Boys

“The Other Woman,” Ray Parker, Jr.

“Our House,” Madness

“Our Lips Are Sealed,” The Go-Go’s

“Out of Touch,” Hall & Oates

“Outside the Trains Don’t Run on Time,” Gang of Four

“Overkill,” Men at Work

“Paid in Full (Seven Minutes of Madness – The Coldcut Remix),” Eric B. & Rakim.

“Panama,” Van Halen

“Pancho and Lefty,” Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson

“Panic,” The Smiths

“Papa Don’t Preach,” Madonna

“Papa’s Got a Brand New Pigbag,” Pigbag

“Paper in Fire,” John Mellencamp

“Paradise City,” Guns N’ Roses

“Part-Time Lover,” Stevie Wonder

“Party at Ground Zero,” Fishbone

“Passionate Kisses,” Lucinda Williams

“Pay to Cum,” Bad Brains

“Peace in Our Time,” Elvis Costello

“Peek-A-Boo,” Souixsie and the Banshees

“People Have the Power,” Patti Smith

“People Who Died,” The Jim Carroll Band

“Perfect Way,” Scritti Politti

“Personal Jesus,” Depeche Mode

“Peter Piper,” Run-D.M.C.

“Photograph,” Def Leppard

“Pink Cadillac,” Bruce Springsteen

“Pink Houses,” John Mellencamp

“Pink Turns to Blue,” Hüsker Dü

“Places That Are Gone,” Tommy Keene

“Play It All Night Long,” Warren Zevon

“Poison Arrow,” ABC

“Poison,” Alice Cooper

“Political World,” Bob Dylan

“Possession,” Elvis Costello and the Attractions

“Pour Some Sugar on Me,” Def Leppard

“Praying Mantis,” Don Dixon

“Pressure,” Billy Joel

“Pretty in Pink,” Psychedelic Furs

“Pride (In the Name of Love),” U2

“Pride and Joy,” Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble

“Prison Bound,” Social Distortion

“Private Dancer,” Tina Turner

“Private Eyes,” Hall & Oates

“Private Idaho,” The B-52s

“Pull Up to the Bumper,” Grace Jones

“Pulling Mussels (From the Shell),” Squeeze

“Pump Up the Jam,” Technotronic featuring Felly

“Pump Up The Volume,” M/A/R/R/S

“Punk Rock Girl,” The Dead Milkmen

“Pure and Simple,” The Rattlers

“Push It,” Salt-n-Pepa

“Put Some Sugar on It,” Half Japanese

“Radio Free Europe,” R.E.M.

“Ragin’ Eyes,” Nick Lowe

“Rain on the Scarecrow,” John Mellencamp

“Raising Hell,” Run-D.M.C.

“Raspberry Beret,” Prince and the Revolution

“Rattail Comb,” Plasticland

“Rattlesnakes,” Lloyd Cole and the Commotions

“Rave On,” John Mellencamp

“Rebels,” Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

“Red Blue Jeans,” John Kilzer

“Redemption Song,” Bob Marley & the Wailers

“Redneck Girl,” Bellamy Brothers

“Refugee,” Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

“The Reptile,” The Church

“Reward,” The Teardrop Explodes

“Rhymin’ & Stealin’,” Beastie Boys

“Rhythm Nation,” Janet Jackson

“Rhythm of the Night,” DeBarge

“Riding with the King,” John Hiatt

“Right Next Door (Because of Me),” Robert Cray

“Right Side of My Mind,” Angry Samoans

“Rio,” Duran Duran

“Rise,” Public Image Ltd.

“The River,” Bruce Springsteen

“River in the Rain,” Roger Miller

“Road to Nowhere,” Talking Heads

“Roam,” The B-52s

“Rock Box,” Run-D.M.C.

“Rock Me Tonite,” Billy Squier

“Rock Steady,” The Whispers

“Rock the Bells,” LL Cool J

“Rock the Casbah,” The Clash

“Rock with You,” Michael Jackson

“Rock You Like a Hurricane,” Scorpions

“Rockin’ in the Free World,” Neil Young and Crazy Horse

“Rockin’ into the Night,” .38 Special

“Rockit,” Herbie Hancock

“Roll Me Away,” Bob Seger

“Roll with It,” Steve Winwood

“Romeo Had Juliette,” Lou Reed

“Romeo’s Tune,” Steve Forbert

“Rose in Paradise,” Waylon Jennings

“Roses Have Faded,” Smack

“Rough Boys, Pete Townshend

“Round and Round,” Ratt

“Run and Run,” The Psychedelic Furs

“Run to the Hills,” Iron Maiden

“Run to You,” Bryan Adams

“Running Up That Hill,” Kate Bush

“Safety Dance,” Men Without Hats

“The Salt in My Tears,” Martin Briley

“Sara,” Fleetwood Mac

“Save it for Later,” The English Beat

“(Say No To) Saturday’s Girl,” Human Switchboard

“Say What!,” Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble

“Schizophrenia,” Sonic Youth

“Sensoria,” Cabaret Voltaire

“September Song,” Lou Reed

“Seven Year Ache,” Rosanne Cash

“Sex Bomb,” Flipper

“Sexual Healing,” Marvin Gaye

“Shake It Up,” The Cars

“Shake Your Rump,” Beastie Boys

“Shaky Ground,” Delbert McClinton

“Sharp Dressed Man,” ZZ Top

“Shattered Dreams,” Johnny Hates Jazz

“She Bangs the Drums,” The Stone Roses

“She Blinded Me with Science,” Thomas Dolby

“She Don’t Love Nobody,” Nick Lowe

“She Just Started Liking Cheating Songs,” John Anderson

“She Sells Sanctuary,” The Cult

“She Sheila,” The Producers

“She Told Me Lies,” The Chesterfield Kings

“She Works Hard for the Money,” Donna Summer

“She’s a Beauty,” The Tubes

“She’s an Angel,” They Might Be Giants

“She’s Got a Drinking Problem,” Gary Stewart

“She’s Tight,” Cheap Trick

“Shiftless When Idle,” The Replacements

“Shock the Monkey,” Peter Gabriel

“Shoot to Thrill,” AC/DC

“Should I Stay or Should I Go,” The Clash

“Shout,” Tears for Fears

“The Show,” Doug E. Fresh and the Get Fresh Crew

“Sign o’ the Times,” Prince

“Sign of the Gypsy Queen,” April Wine

“Since You’re Gone,” The Cars

“Sixteen Blue,” The Replacements

“Skateaway,” Dire Straits

“Skeletons,” Stevie Wonder

“Slave to the Rhythm,” Grace Jones

“Sledgehammer,” Peter Gabriel

“Slow Hand,” The Pointer Sisters

“Small Town,” John Cougar Mellencamp

“Smoking Gun,” Robert Cray

“So Blue About You,” True Believers

“So Long Baby Goodbye,” Blasters

“So This Is Love?,” Van Halen

“So. Central Rain (I’m Sorry),” R.E.M.

“Soapy,” Lyres

“Soldier’s Requiem,” Naked Raygun

“Solid,” Ashford & Simpson

“Some Like It Hot,” The Power Station

“Somebody’s Baby,” Jackson Browne

“Someday, Someway,” Marshall Crenshaw

“Someplace Where Love Can’t Find Me,” Marshall Crenshaw

“Something to Believe In,” Ramones

“Somewhere in My Heart,” Aztec Camera

“Southern Pacific,” Neil Young

“Spanish Bombs,” The Clash

“Spirit of ’76,” The Alarm

“Splendid Isolation,” Warren Zevon

“A Spy in the House of Love,” The dB’s

“Square Biz,” Teena Marie

“Standing on the Edge,” Cheap Trick

“Star of a County Down,” Van Morrison and the Chieftains

“Start Me Up,” The Rolling Stones

“Steppin’ Out,” Joe Jackson

“Still Doin’ Time,” George Jones

“Stigmata,” Ministry

“Stomp!,” The Brothers Johnson

“Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around,” Stevie Nicks with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.

“Stop in the Road,” John Anderson

“Stop Killing Me,” The Primitives

“Stop This Game,” Cheap Trick

“Straight to Hell,’ Drivin’ n’ Cryin’

“Strange,” Galaxie 500

“Stranger in the House.” Elvis Costello

“Stray Cat Strut,” Stray Cats

“Streets of Bakersfield,” Dwight Yoakam with Buck Owens

“Streets of Your Town,” Go-Betweens

“Strictly Business,” EPMD

“Strollin’ with Bones,” Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown

“Summer Of ’69,” Bryan Adams

“Sun City,” Artists United Against Apartheid

“Sunday Bloody Sunday,” U2

“Super Freak,” Rick James

“Superman,” R.E.M.

“Sweet Child o’ Mine,” Guns N’ Roses

“Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This),” Eurythmics

“Sweet Love,” Anita Baker

“Swingin’,” John Anderson

“Tainted Love,” Soft Cell

“Take on Me,” A-ha

“Take the Skinheads Bowling,” Camper Van Beethoven

“Take Your Time (Do It Right),” The S.O.S. Band

“Talk Dirty to Me,” Poison

“Talk of the Town,” Pretenders

“Talk to You by Hand,” Anson Funderburgh & The Rockets

“Talkin’ All That Jazz,” Stetsasonic

“Talking in Your Sleep,” The Romantics

“Tarzan Boy,” Baltimora

“Teen Age Riot,” Sonic Youth

“Tell Me When It’s Over,” Dream Syndicate

“Tell Her About It,” Billy Joel

“Telling Me Lies,” Linda Thompson

“Tempted,” Squeeze

“Temptation,” New Order

“Tenderness,” General Public

“Texas Flood,” Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble

“Thanksgiving,” Loudon Wainwright III

“That Girl,” Stevie Wonder

“That’s Entertainment,” The Jam

“That’s Good,” Devo

“That’s the Joint,” Funky 4 Plus 1

“The Tide is High,” Blondie

“There She Goes Again,” Marshall Crenshaw

“There She Goes,” The La’s

“These Memories of You,” Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt, Emmylou Harris

“They Don’t Know,” Tracey Ullman

“They’ll Need a Crane,” They Might Be Giants

“Things Can Only Get Better,” Howard Jones

“Thinking About Your Love,” Skipworth & Turner

“Thirty-Nine and Holding,” Jerry Lee Lewis

“This Beat Goes On/Switchin’ to Glide,” The Kings

“This Charming Man,” The Smiths

“This Little Girl,” Gary U.S Bonds

“This Note’s for You,” Neil Young and the Bluenotes

“Thriller,” Michael Jackson

“Through Being Cool,” Devo

“Throw Your Arms Around Me, ” Hunters and Collectors

“Time (Clock of the Heart),” Culture Club

“Tired of Toein’ the Line,” Rocky Burnette

“To Hell With Poverty!,” Gang of Four

“Tokyo, Oklahoma,” John Anderson

“Tokyo Storm Warning,” Elvis Costello and the Attractions

“Tomorrow,” The Three O’Clock

“Too Hot,” Kool & the Gang

“Touch and Go,” The Cars

“Touch Me I’m Sick,” Mudhoney

“Touch of Grey,” Grateful Dead

“Tower of Song,” Leonard Cohen

“Town Called Malice,” The Jam

“Tragedy,” Hanoi Rocks

“Train in Vain,” The Clash

“True Faith,” New Order

“True Love Will Find You in the End,” Daniel Johnston

“Tunnel of Love,” Bruce Springsteen

“Tunnel of Love,” Dire Straits

“Turn It on Again,” Genesis

“Turning Japanese,” The Vapors

“TV Party,” Black Flag

“Twilight Zone,” Golden Earring

“Twist of Fate,” Olivia Newton-John

“Two Headed Dog (Red Temple Prayer),” Roky Erickson and the Aliens

“U Got the Look,” Prince

“Unchained,” Van Halen

“Uncle Bud,” Boozoo Chavis

“Under the Milky Way,” The Church

“Unhappy Anniversary,” Loudon Wainwright III

“Unwed Fathers,” Tammy Wynette

“Unsatisfied,” The Replacements

“Up the Down Escalator,” The Chameleons

“Up to Me,” Bob Dylan

“Upside Down,” Diana Ross

“Uptown Girl,” Billy Joel

“Uptown,” Prince

“Urgent,” Foreigner

“Vacation,” The Go-Gos

“Valerie,” Marshall Crenshaw

“Valotte,” Julian Lennon

“Velocity Girl,” Primal Scream

“Veronica,” Elvis Costello

“Vicious,” McAuley Schenker Group

“Voices Carry,” ‘Til Tuesday

“The Waiting,” Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

“Waiting for Mary (What Are We Doing Here?),” Pere Ubu

“Waiting on a Friend,” The Rolling Stones

“Waiting Room,” Fugazi

“Walk Like an Egyptian,” The Bangles

“Walk of Life,” Dire Straits

“Walk Out to Winter,” Aztec Camera

“Walk the Dinosaur,” Was (Not Was)

“Walk This Way,” Run-DMC featuring Aerosmith

“Walking on Sunshine,” Katrina and the Waves

“Watching the Wheels,” John Lennon

“The Way You Make Me Feel,” Michael Jackson

“We Belong,” Pat Benatar

“We Don’t Talk Anymore,” Cliff Richard

“We Got the Beat,” The Go-Go’s

“We Have the Technology,” Pere Ubu

“Welcome to the Jungle,” Gun N’ Roses

“West End Girls,” Pet Shop Boys

“Western Sky,” American Music Club

“What Have I Done to Deserve This?,” Pet Shop Boys featuring Dusty Springfield

“What I Am,” Edie Brickell and the New Bohemians

“What I Like About You,” The Romantics

“What You Need,” INXS

“What’s on Your Mind (Pure Energy),” Information Society

“When Doves Cry,” Prince

“When I Think of You,” Janet Jackson

“When I Write the Book,” Rockpile

“When the Word Was Thunderbird,” Billy Joe Shaver

“When You Say Nothing at All,” Keith Whitley

“When You Were Mine,” Prince

“Whenever You’re on My Mind,” Marshall Crenshaw

“Where is My Mind?,” The Pixies

“Where the Wolf Bane Blooms,” The Nomads

“Which Way to Go,” Big Boys

“While You See a Chance,” Steve Winwood

“Whip It,” Devo

“White Wedding,” Billy Idol

“Who Can It Be Now?,” Men at Work

“Who’s Zoomin’ Who,” Aretha Franklin

“Whole Lot of Me,” Aretha Franklin

“Why Can’t I Be You,” The Cure

“Wild and Blue,” John Anderson

“Wild Thing,” Tone Loc

“Will the Wolf Survive,” Los Lobos

“The Winner Takes It All,” ABBA

“Wishing (If I Had a Photograph of You),” A Flock of Seagulls

“Wishing Well,” Terence Trent D’Arby

“Wood Beez (Pray for Aretha Franklin),” Scritti Politti

“Word Up!,” Cameo

“Working for the Weekend,” Loverboy

“World Shut Your Mouth,” Julian Cope

“Wot,” Captain Sensible

“Would I Lie to You?,” Eurythmics

“Write You Own Songs,” Willie Nelson

“Xanadu,” Olivia Newton-John/Electric Light Orchestra

“Yankee Rose,” David Lee Roth

“You Better Run,” Pat Benatar

“You Can Call Me Al,” Paul Simon

“You Dropped a Bomb on Me,” The Gap Band

“You Got It,” Roy Orbison

“You Got Lucky,” Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

“(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (to Party!),” Beastie Boys

“You Make My Dreams,” Hall & Oates

“You Shook Me All Night Long,” AC/DC

“You Spin Me Round (Like a Record),” Dead or Alive

“You Stupid Asshole,” The Angry Samoans

“You’ve Got Another Thing Comin’,” Judas Priest

“You’ve Still Got a Place in My Heart,” George Jones

“Young Turks,” Rod Stewart

“Your Love,” The Outfield

“Youth of Eglington,” Black Uhuru

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