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1980 Start of School Year October Whip It Devo
Whip It
CD Source:
Time: 2:39
Sequenced by: single
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Master Blaster (Jammin`) Stevie Wonder
Master Blaster (Jammin`)
CD Source: At the Close of a Century (1963-96) (4)
Time: 5:07
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DG
 
This song pays tribute to Bob Marley in general and particularly to his song "Jamming." It neither samples nor directly quotes that song, but rather captures and celebrates its joyful mood and feel.
 
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The River Bruce Springsteen
The River
CD Source: The Essential (1972-2002) (bonus CD) (3)
Time: 5:01
Sequenced by: The River album
Honored by: DG
 

 
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Out in the Street Bruce Springsteen
Out in the Street
CD Source: The River (2)
Time: 4:19
Sequenced by: The River album
Honored by:
 

 
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Hungry Heart Bruce Springsteen
Hungry Heart
CD Source: The Essential (1972-2002) (bonus CD) (3)
Time: 3:19
Sequenced by: The River album
Honored by: DM
 

 
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Uptown Prince
Uptown
CD Source: Ultimate Prince (1979-1993) (2)
Time: 4:09
Sequenced by: Dirty Mind album
Honored by:
 

 
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Once in a Lifetime Talking Heads
Once in a Lifetime
CD Source: Once in a Lifetime (76-92)(3)(+DVD of videos)
Time: 4:19
Sequenced by: Remain in Light album
Honored by: DG
 

 
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(Just Like) Starting Over John Lennon
(Just Like) Starting Over
CD Source: Working Class Hero - Definitive (1969-80) (2)
Time: 3:53
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DG
 

 
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November Skateaway Dire Straits
Skateaway
CD Source: Making Movies
Time: 6:37
Sequenced by: Making Movies album
Honored by:
 

 
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Teacher Teacher Rockpile
Teacher Teacher
CD Source: Seconds of Pleasure (extended version)
Time: 2:36
Sequenced by: Seconds of Pleasure album
Honored by:
 

 
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Hit Me With Your Best Shot Pat Benatar
Hit Me With Your Best Shot
CD Source:
Time: 2:51
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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December The Tide is High Blondie
The Tide is High
CD Source: Greatest Hits:Snd&Vision(76-82+)(CD+DVD)
Time: 3:52
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da The Police
De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da
CD Source: Every Breath You Take (1978-86+)
Time: 4:06
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM
 

 
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1981 January Ace of Spades Motorhead
Ace of Spades
CD Source:
Time: 2:50
Sequenced by: Ace of Spades album
Honored by:
 

 
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Celebration Kool & The Gang
Celebration
CD Source: The DISCO Box (1973-82+) (4)
Time: 3:43
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM
 

 
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Woman John Lennon
Woman
CD Source: Working Class Hero - Definitive (1969-80) (2)
Time: 3:32
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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Hey Nineteen Steely Dan
Hey Nineteen
CD Source: A Decade of (1972-80)
Time: 5:06
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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Police On My Back The Clash
Police On My Back
CD Source: On Broadway (1977-82) (3)
Time: 3:16
Sequenced by: Sandinista album
Honored by:
 

 
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The Magnificent Seven The Clash
The Magnificent Seven
CD Source: On Broadway (1977-82) (3)
Time: 5:31
Sequenced by: Sandinista album
Honored by: DG
 

 
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The Call Up The Clash
The Call Up
CD Source: On Broadway (1977-82) (3)
Time: 5:26
Sequenced by: Sandinista album
Honored by:
 

 
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February Clubland Elvis Costello & The Attractions
Clubland
CD Source: The Very Best of (1977-86)
Time: 3:44
Sequenced by: Trust album
Honored by:
 

 
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Rapture Blondie
Rapture
CD Source: Greatest Hits:Snd&Vision(76-82+)(CD+DVD)
Time: 4:56
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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March Kiss on My List Daryl Hall & John Oates
Kiss on My List
CD Source: Ultimate (1973-90+) (2)
Time: 3:50
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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While You See A Chance Steve Winwood
While You See A Chance
CD Source: Arc of a Diver
Time: 5:13
Sequenced by: Arc Of A Diver album
Honored by: DG
 

 
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Arc Of A Diver Steve Winwood
Arc Of A Diver
CD Source: Arc of a Diver
Time: 5:27
Sequenced by: Arc Of A Diver album
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You Better You Bet The Who
You Better You Bet
CD Source: The Very Best of (1965-81)
Time: 5:37
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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April Being With You Smokey Robinson
Being With You
CD Source: Hitsville U.S.A. Vol. II 1972-1992 (4)
Time: 4:00
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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Bette Davis Eyes Kim Carnes
Bette Davis Eyes
CD Source:
Time: 3:46
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM
 

 
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May Watching the Wheels John Lennon
Watching the Wheels
CD Source: Working Class Hero - Definitive (1969-80) (2)
Time: 3:30
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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The Waiting Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
The Waiting
CD Source: Anthology (1976-93+) (2)
Time: 4:00
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DG
 

 
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The Once Over Twice X
The Once Over Twice
CD Source: Best of: Make the Music Go Bang! (1978-93)(2)
Time: 2:30
Sequenced by: Wild Gift album
Honored by: DG
 

 
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In This House That I Call Home X
In This House That I Call Home
CD Source: Best of: Make the Music Go Bang! (1978-93)(2)
Time: 3:34
Sequenced by: Wild Gift album
Honored by:
 

 
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Seven Year Ache Rosanne Cash
Seven Year Ache
CD Source: The Essential (1978-2009) (2)
Time: 3:15
Sequenced by: Seven Year Ache album
Honored by:
 

 
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June Sponji Reggae Black Uhuru
Sponji Reggae
CD Source: Red
Time: 4:53
Sequenced by: Red album
Honored by:
 

 
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In The Air Tonight Phil Collins
In The Air Tonight
CD Source:
Time: 4:57
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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Slow Hand The Pointer Sisters
Slow Hand
CD Source:
Time: 3:52
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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July Tempted Squeeze
Tempted
CD Source: East Side Story
Time: 4:00
Sequenced by: East Side Story album
Honored by:
 

 
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Someone Else`s Heart Squeeze
Someone Else`s Heart
CD Source: East Side Story
Time: 3:00
Sequenced by: East Side Story album
Honored by:
 

 
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Don`t Stop Believin` Journey
Don`t Stop Believin`
CD Source:
Time: 4:11
Sequenced by: Escape album
Honored by:
 
This popular 1980s oldie achieved cultural icon status and heavy digital downloads in 21st century after being featured on TV in the final episode of The Sopranos in 2007 and the pilot episode of Glee in 2009.
 
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August Stop Draggin` My Heart Around Stevie Nicks with Tom Petty & Heartbreakers
Stop Draggin` My Heart Around
CD Source: Anthology (1976-93+) (2)
Time: 4:02
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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Urgent Foreigner
Urgent
CD Source:
Time: 4:30
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM
 

 
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Hey Pocky Way The Neville Brothers
Hey Pocky Way
CD Source: Uptown Rulin`: Best of (on A & M 1981-96)
Time: 4:15
Sequenced by: Fiyo On The Bayou album
Honored by: DG
 

 
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Fire On The Bayou The Neville Brothers
Fire On The Bayou
CD Source: Uptown Rulin`: Best of (on A & M 1981-96)
Time: 5:16
Sequenced by: Fiyo On The Bayou album
Honored by:
 

 
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Super Freak Rick James
Super Freak
CD Source: Hitsville U.S.A. Vol. II 1972-1992 (4)
Time: 3:20
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: RS
 

 
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Start of School Year September Start Me Up The Rolling Stones
Start Me Up
CD Source: Forty Licks (1964-2002) (2)
Time: 3:31
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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October Our Lips Are Sealed The Go-Go`s
Our Lips Are Sealed
CD Source: A Century of Women in Music (1909-98)(5)
Time: 2:44
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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Controversy Prince
Controversy
CD Source: Ultimate Prince (1979-1993) (2)
Time: 3:34
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM
 

 
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Waiting for a Girl Like You Foreigner
Waiting for a Girl Like You
CD Source:
Time: 4:50
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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November Every Little Thing She Does is Magic The Police
Every Little Thing She Does is Magic
CD Source: Every Breath You Take (1978-86+)
Time: 4:21
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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Let`s Groove Earth, Wind & Fire
Let`s Groove
CD Source: Greatest Hits (1974-81)
Time: 5:35
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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December Waiting on a Friend The Rolling Stones
Waiting on a Friend
CD Source: Tattoo You
Time: 4:35
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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Centerfold The J. Geils Band
Centerfold
CD Source: Anthology (1970-82) (2)
Time: 3:38
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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1982 January Shake It Up The Cars
Shake It Up
CD Source: Complete Greatest Hits (1978-85+)
Time: 3:35
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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February That Girl Stevie Wonder
That Girl
CD Source: At the Close of a Century (1963-96) (4)
Time: 5:13
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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Spirits in the Material World The Police
Spirits in the Material World
CD Source: Every Breath You Take (1978-86+)
Time: 2:59
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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I Love Rock `N Roll Joan Jett & The Blackhearts
I Love Rock `N Roll
CD Source:
Time: 2:56
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: RS DM DG
 

 
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Marie Marie The Blasters
Marie Marie
CD Source: Testament: Complete Slash Recordings (81-85)(2)
Time: 2:06
Sequenced by: The Blasters (debut) album
Honored by:
 

 
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American Music The Blasters
American Music
CD Source: Testament: Complete Slash Recordings (81-85)(2)
Time: 2:08
Sequenced by: The Blasters (debut) album
Honored by:
 

 
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March Freeze-Frame The J. Geils Band
Freeze-Frame
CD Source: Anthology (1970-82) (2)
Time: 3:57
Sequenced by: single
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May Don`t You Want Me Human League
Don`t You Want Me
CD Source:
Time: 3:56
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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Tainted Love Soft Cell
Tainted Love
CD Source:
Time: 2:40
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 
An early "electro pop" record, "Tainted Love" stayed on the Hot 100 for 43 weeks, tied for longest chart stay of the entire decade. The first recording of this song was by Gloria Jones, an obscure R&B B-side from 1965 that never charted. (It`s available on vol. 1 of the CD, "You Heard It Here First.")
 
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June Hurts So Good John Cougar Mellencamp
Hurts So Good
CD Source: Greatest Hits (1978-2004) (2) (bonus DVD)
Time: 3:38
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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Someday, Someway Marshall Crenshaw
Someday, Someway
CD Source: Marshall Crenshaw (debut) (deluxe ed.)
Time: 2:49
Sequenced by: Marshall Crenshaw album
Honored by:
 

 
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Cynical Girl Marshall Crenshaw
Cynical Girl
CD Source: Marshall Crenshaw (debut) (deluxe ed.)
Time: 2:37
Sequenced by: Marshall Crenshaw album
Honored by:
 

 
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More Than This Roxy Music
More Than This
CD Source: The Best of (1972-82)
Time: 4:17
Sequenced by: Avalon album
Honored by:
 

 
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July The Hungry Wolf X
The Hungry Wolf
CD Source: Best of: Make the Music Go Bang! (1978-93)(2)
Time: 3:46
Sequenced by: Under the Black Sun album
Honored by:
 

 
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Motel Room in My Bed X
Motel Room in My Bed
CD Source: Best of: Make the Music Go Bang! (1978-93)(2)
Time: 2:40
Sequenced by: Under the Black Sun album
Honored by:
 

 
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Planet Rock Afrika Bambaataa & the Soul Sonic Force
Planet Rock
CD Source: The Hip Hop Box (1979-2003) (4)
Time: 6:22
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: RS DM DG
 
"Planet Rock" incorporates riffs from Kraftwerk`s "Trans-Europe Express," released in summer 1978. The 6:22 length is the full 12" single version.
 
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Beyond Belief Elvis Costello & The Attractions
Beyond Belief
CD Source: The Very Best of (1977-86)
Time: 2:35
Sequenced by: Imperial Bedroom album
Honored by:
 

 
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Man Out of Time Elvis Costello & The Attractions
Man Out of Time
CD Source: The Very Best of (1977-86)
Time: 5:28
Sequenced by: Imperial Bedroom album
Honored by:
 

 
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August Should I Stay or Should I Go The Clash
Should I Stay or Should I Go
CD Source: On Broadway (1977-82) (3)
Time: 3:08
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: RS
 

 
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The Message Grandmaster Flash & Furious 5
The Message
CD Source: The Hip Hop Box (1979-2003) (4)
Time: 7:12
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: RS DM DG
 
Arguably the most important hip-hop record and one of the greatest records ever made. "The Message" topped critics` list for 1982 and changed the possibilities for what hip-hop could be, raising the bar for everyone. It is still unsurpassed. The 7:12 length is for the 12" single.
 
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Jack and Diane John Cougar Mellencamp
Jack and Diane
CD Source: Greatest Hits (1978-2004) (2) (bonus DVD)
Time: 4:16
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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Jump to It Aretha Franklin
Jump to It
CD Source:
Time: 4:16
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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Start of School Year October Atlantic City Bruce Springsteen
Atlantic City
CD Source: Nebraska
Time: 3:57
Sequenced by: Nebraska album
Honored by:
 

 
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Johnny 99 Bruce Springsteen
Johnny 99
CD Source: Nebraska
Time: 3:39
Sequenced by: Nebraska album
Honored by:
 

 
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Reason to Believe Bruce Springsteen
Reason to Believe
CD Source: Nebraska
Time: 4:08
Sequenced by: Nebraska album
Honored by:
 

 
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Rock This Town Stray Cats
Rock This Town
CD Source: Rockabilly Hits (1952-83) (2)
Time: 3:24
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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The New Frontier Donald Fagen
The New Frontier
CD Source: The Nightfly
Time: 6:23
Sequenced by: The Nightfly album
Honored by:
 

 
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November Steppin` Out Joe Jackson
Steppin` Out
CD Source:
Time: 4:21
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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Shock the Monkey Peter Gabriel
Shock the Monkey
CD Source:
Time: 3:56
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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Dirty Laundry Don Henley
Dirty Laundry
CD Source:
Time: 5:36
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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1999 Prince
1999
CD Source: Ultimate Prince (1979-1993) (2)
Time: 3:36
Sequenced by: 1999 album
Honored by: RS DM DG
 

 
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Sexual Healing Marvin Gaye
Sexual Healing
CD Source: The Master 1961 - 1984 (1962-82) (4)
Time: 3:58
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: RS DM DG
 

 
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December Man in Need Richard & Linda Thompson
Man in Need
CD Source: Walking On A Wire (1968-2009) (4)
Time: 3:36
Sequenced by: Shoot Out the Lights album
Honored by:
 

 
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Shoot Out the Lights Richard & Linda Thompson
Shoot Out the Lights
CD Source: Walking On A Wire (1968-2009) (4)
Time: 5:24
Sequenced by: Shoot Out the Lights album
Honored by:
 

 
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Wall of Death Richard & Linda Thompson
Wall of Death
CD Source: Walking On A Wire (1968-2009) (4)
Time: 3:46
Sequenced by: Shoot Out the Lights album
Honored by:
 

 
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Rock The Casbah The Clash
Rock The Casbah
CD Source: On Broadway (1977-82) (3)
Time: 3:43
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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1983 January It`s Raining Men The Weather Girls
It`s Raining Men
CD Source: The DISCO Box (1973-82+) (4)
Time: 3:32
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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Billie Jean Michael Jackson
Billie Jean
CD Source: Thriller (special edition)
Time: 4:53
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: RS DM DG
 

 
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February Looking for the Perfect Beat Afrika Bambaataa
Looking for the Perfect Beat
CD Source: Classic Cuts (1982-98)
Time: 4:30
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM
 

 
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Atomic Dog George Clinton
Atomic Dog
CD Source:
Time: 4:38
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 
Bow-wow-wow-yippie-yo-yippie-yeah ... Nothin` but the dog in me
 
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Back on the Chain Gang The Pretenders
Back on the Chain Gang
CD Source: Pirate Radio (1979-2005) (4) + DVD
Time: 3:50
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM DG
 

 
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March Beat It Michael Jackson
Beat It
CD Source: Thriller (special edition)
Time: 4:18
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: RS DM DG
 

 
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New Year`s Day U2
New Year`s Day
CD Source: The Best of 1980-1990/The B-sides (2)
Time: 4:17
Sequenced by: War album
Honored by: RS DG
 

 
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Sunday Bloody Sunday U2
Sunday Bloody Sunday
CD Source: The Best of 1980-1990/The B-sides (2)
Time: 4:40
Sequenced by: War album
Honored by: RS DG
 

 
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April She Blinded Me With Science Thomas Dolby
She Blinded Me With Science
CD Source:
Time: 3:40
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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Let`s Dance David Bowie
Let`s Dance
CD Source: Best of (1969-2002) (2)
Time: 4:07
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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Little Red Corvette Prince
Little Red Corvette
CD Source: The Hits/The B-Sides (1978-1993)(3)
Time: 4:55
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: RS DM DG
 

 
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May Red Rose The Blasters
Red Rose
CD Source: Testament: Complete Slash Recordings (81-85)(2)
Time: 2:32
Sequenced by: Non Fiction album
Honored by:
 

 
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