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1980 ROCK Number One Song Calendar

From the longest running weekly rock charts anywhere, a Tune Timeline of every number one rock song in 1980.


Rock Number One Songs in Tune Timeline order


red # = rock chartblue # = pop chart

  1 Another Brick In The Wall, Part 2 1 1   12-08-79  
  Pink Floyd  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  2 Walking On The Moon 1     1-05-80  
  The Police  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  3 Refugee 1 7   1-12-80  
  Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

        1-19-80  
  Another Brick In The Wall, Part 2 by Pink Floyd returns to number one

 

  4 Crazy Little Thing Called Love 1 1   2-09-80  
  Queen  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  5 Cheap Sunglasses 1     2-16-80  
  ZZ Top  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  6 Rockin' Into The Night 1     2-23-80  
  38 Special  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  7 Comfortably Numb 1     3-08-80  
  Pink Floyd  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  8 You May Be Right 1 1   3-15-80  
  Billy Joel  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  9 Ride Like The Wind 1 2   3-29-80  
  Christopher Cross  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

        4-05-80  
  You May Be Right by Billy Joel returns to number one

 

  10 Brass In Pocket (I'm Special) 1 7   4-12-80  
  The Pretenders  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  11 Love Stinks 1     4-19-80  
  The J. Geils Band  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  12 Cocaine 1     5-03-80  
  Eric Clapton And His Band  
    YouTube    

  13 It's Still Rock And Roll To Me 1 1   5-10-80  
  Billy Joel  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  14 Coming Up (Live At Glasgow) 1 1   5-17-80  
  Paul McCartney & Wings  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  15 And The Cradle Will Rock... 1     5-24-80  
  Van Halen  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  16 Against The Wind 1 2   5-31-80  
  Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  17 Misunderstanding 1 3   6-07-80  
  Genesis  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  18 Rough Boys 1     6-14-80  
  Pete Townshend  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

        6-21-80  
  Misunderstanding by Genesis returns to number one

 

  19 Let My Love Open The Door 1 4   6-28-80  
  Pete Townshend  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  20 Emotional Rescue 1 1   7-05-80  
  The Rolling Stones  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  21 Turn It On Again 1     7-26-80  
  Genesis  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  22 Another One Bites The Dust 1 1   8-09-80  
  Queen  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  23 You Shook Me All Night Long 1     8-23-80  
  AC/DC  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  24 Hit Me With Your Best Shot 1 4   9-06-80  
  Pat Benatar  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  25 Back In Black 1     9-27-80  
  AC/DC  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  26 She's So Cold 1 20   10-04-80  
  The Rolling Stones  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

        10-11-80  
  Back In Black by AC/DC returns to number one

 

  27 Hells Bells 1     10-25-80  
  AC/DC  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  28 (Just Like) Starting Over 1 1   11-01-80  
  John Lennon  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  29 Hungry Heart 1 1   11-08-80  
  Bruce Springsteen  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  30 Hey Nineteen 1 3   12-06-80  
  Steely Dan  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

        12-20-80  
  After John Lennon is shot and killed, his recent number one (Just Like) Starting Over returns to number one

 

  31 Keep On Loving You 1 2   12-27-80  
  REO Speedwagon  
    YouTube download at Amazon  


Related Song Features for 1980 ROCK Number One Song Calendar


1980 Number One Pop Song Calendar

number one pop songs on any date, birthday, wedding, graduation, etc

1980 Rock Top 100 Songs

the top rock songs of 1980 in order

1980 Pop Top 100 Songs

the top pop songs of 1980 in order

1980 One Hit Wonders

list of one-time top 20 makers and others with one well-known song

Number One Song Calendars

1980 1981 1982 1983 1984
1985 1986 1987 1988 1989
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994
1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014

Welcome to the chart archive

Find a rock number one song for any date since 1980. If you like rock music, you can find a rock song to represent your birthday, graduation, wedding, or other special event. You are no longer limited to a pop song. Tunecaster has a complete Tune Timeline of pop songs by date, but if you prefer, find your special rock song at the Number One Rock Songs Calendar pages.

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