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Big Pop Top 200 Songs Of The 1980's

Page 1, Songs 1 to 25, 1980's pop songs

1 - 2526 - 5051 - 7576 - 100
101 - 125126 - 150151 - 175176 - 200

Top songs of an entire decade in popularity order


red # = rock chartblue # = pop chart

  1 Ebony And Ivory 1   May 1982  
  Paul McCartney With Stevie Wonder  
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  2 Hard To Say I'm Sorry 1   Aug 1982  
  Chicago  
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  3 Every Breath You Take 1 1   Jun 1983  
  The Police  
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  4 One More Try 1   May 1988  
  George Michael  
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  5 Look Away 1   Nov 1988  
  Chicago  
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  6 That's What Friends Are For 1   Jan 1986  
  Dionne And Friends Featuring Elton John, Gladys Knight And Stevie Wonder  
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  7 Like A Prayer 1   Apr 1989  
  Madonna  
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  8 Another Day In Paradise 11 1   Dec 1989  
  Phil Collins  
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  9 Coming Up (Live At Glasgow) 1 1   Jun 1980  
  Paul McCartney & Wings  
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  10 Call Me 2 1   Apr 1980  
  Blondie  
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  11 Sledgehammer 1 1   Jul 1986  
  Peter Gabriel  
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  12 We Are The World 1   Mar 1985  
  USA For Africa  
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  13 Say You, Say Me 1   Dec 1985  
  Lionel Richie  
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  14 Bette Davis Eyes 12 1   May 1981  
  Kim Carnes  
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  15 Livin' On A Prayer 1 1   Feb 1987  
  Bon Jovi  
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  16 Alone 1 1   Jul 1987  
  Heart  
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  17 West End Girls 1   Apr 1986  
  Pet Shop Boys  
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  18 Jack & Diane 1 1   Sep 1982  
  John Cougar  
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  19 Jump 1 1   Feb 1984  
  Van Halen  
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  20 Billie Jean 1   Feb 1983  
  Michael Jackson  
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  21 Say Say Say 1   Nov 1983  
  Paul McCartney And Michael Jackson  
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  22 Do That To Me One More Time 1   Jan 1980  
  Captain & Tennille  
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  23 Careless Whisper 1   Feb 1985  
  Wham! Featuring George Michael  
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  24 Lady 1   Nov 1980  
  Kenny Rogers  
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  25 Owner Of A Lonely Heart 1 1   Dec 1983  
  Yes  
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