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1979 Pop Top 100 Songs Of The Year

Top 100 pop songs of 1979, based on our weekly pop chart archive.

songs 1 to 25songs 26 to 50songs 51 to 75songs 76 to 100

Pop Top 100 in popularity order


blue # = pop chart

  51 Don't Bring Me Down 1 2   Sep 1979  
  Electric Light Orchestra  
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  52 Shake Your Groove Thing 2   Mar 1979  
  Peaches & Herb  
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  53 Chuck E.'s In Love 3   Jun 1979  
  Rickie Lee Jones  
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  54 Sultans Of Swing 3   Mar 1979  
  Dire Straits  
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  55 The Devil Went Down To Georgia 1 2   Sep 1979  
  The Charlie Daniels Band  
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  56 Lotta Love 2   Feb 1979  
  Nicolette Larson  
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  57 Got To Be Real 4   Feb 1979  
  Cheryl Lynn  
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  58 You're Only Lonely 4   Dec 1979  
  J.D. Souther  
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  59 You Can't Change That 4   Aug 1979  
  Raydio  
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  60 Music Box Dancer 3   Apr 1979  
  Frank Mills  
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  61 Just When I Needed You Most 4   Jun 1979  
  Randy Vanwarmer  
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  62 Cruel To Be Kind 5 4   Sep 1979  
  Nick Lowe  
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  63 I Was Made For Dancin' 3   Feb 1979  
  Leif Garrett  
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  64 Ooh Baby Baby 3   Jan 1979  
  Linda Ronstadt  
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  65 Love Takes Time 4   May 1979  
  Orleans  
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  66 He's The Greatest Dancer 5   Apr 1979  
  Sister Sledge  
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  67 Shine A Little Love 4   Jul 1979  
  Electric Light Orchestra  
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  68 Take The Long Way Home 2 6   Dec 1979  
  Supertramp  
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  69 Somewhere In The Night 4   Feb 1979  
  Barry Manilow  
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  70 Makin' It 4   Jul 1979  
  David Naughton  
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  71 Better Love Next Time 5   Dec 1979  
  Dr. Hook  
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  72 Mama Can't Buy You Love 4   Aug 1979  
  Elton John  
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  73 Shake It 5   Jan 1979  
  Ian Matthews  
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  74 September 4   Feb 1979  
  Earth, Wind & Fire  
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  75 Boogie Wonderland 5   Jul 1979  
  Earth, Wind & Fire With The Emotions  
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1975 1976 1977 1978 1979
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