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1982 Start of School Year October Atlantic City Bruce Springsteen
Atlantic City
CD Source: Nebraska
Time: 3:57
Sequenced by: Nebraska album
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Johnny 99 Bruce Springsteen
Johnny 99
CD Source: Nebraska
Time: 3:39
Sequenced by: Nebraska album
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Reason to Believe Bruce Springsteen
Reason to Believe
CD Source: Nebraska
Time: 4:08
Sequenced by: Nebraska album
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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
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The New Frontier Donald Fagen
The New Frontier
CD Source: The Nightfly
Time: 6:23
Sequenced by: The Nightfly album
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November Steppin` Out Joe Jackson
Steppin` Out
CD Source:
Time: 4:21
Sequenced by: single
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Shock the Monkey Peter Gabriel
Shock the Monkey
CD Source:
Time: 3:56
Sequenced by: single
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Dirty Laundry Don Henley
Dirty Laundry
CD Source:
Time: 5:36
Sequenced by: single
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Long White Cadillac The Blasters
Long White Cadillac
CD Source: Testament: Complete Slash Recordings (81-85)(2)
Time: 2:53
Sequenced by: Non Fiction album
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June Electric Avenue Eddie Grant
Electric Avenue
CD Source:
Time: 3:48
Sequenced by: single
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Radio Free Europe R.E.M.
Radio Free Europe
CD Source: Murmur
Time: 4:05
Sequenced by: Murmur album
Honored by: RS DG
 

 
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Talk About The Passion R.E.M.
Talk About The Passion
CD Source: Murmur
Time: 3:23
Sequenced by: Murmur album
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Sitting Still R.E.M.
Sitting Still
CD Source: Murmur
Time: 3:18
Sequenced by: Murmur album
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Every Breath You Take The Police
Every Breath You Take
CD Source: Every Breath You Take (1978-86+)
Time: 4:14
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: RS DM DG
 

 
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Come Dancing The Kinks
Come Dancing
CD Source: Come Dancing (1977-86)
Time: 3:54
Sequenced by: single
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Burning Down the House Talking Heads
Burning Down the House
CD Source: Once in a Lifetime (76-92)(3)(+DVD of videos)
Time: 4:01
Sequenced by: Speaking in Tongues album
Honored by: DG
 

 
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Slippery People Talking Heads
Slippery People
CD Source: Once in a Lifetime (76-92)(3)(+DVD of videos)
Time: 5:05
Sequenced by: Speaking in Tongues album
Honored by:
 

 
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Wrapped Around Your Finger The Police
Wrapped Around Your Finger
CD Source: Every Breath You Take (1978-86+)
Time: 5:14
Sequenced by: Synchronicity album
Honored by:
 

 
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July It`s Like That Run-D.M.C.
It`s Like That
CD Source: Greatest Hits (1983-93)
Time: 4:49
Sequenced by: single (R&B chart)
Honored by: DM
 
A-side of Sucker M.C.`s (Krush Groove 1)
 
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Sucker M.C.`s (Krush Groove 1) Run-D.M.C.
Sucker M.C.`s (Krush Groove 1)
CD Source: The Hip Hop Box (1979-2003) (4)
Time: 3:09
Sequenced by: single (R&B chart)
Honored by:
 
B-side of It`s Like That
 
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She Works Hard For The Money Donna Summer
She Works Hard For The Money
CD Source: A Century of Women in Music (1909-98)(5)
Time: 4:10
Sequenced by: single
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Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) The Eurythmics
Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)
CD Source: Ultimate Collection (1983-2005)
Time: 4:50
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: RS DM DG
 

 
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August Everyday I Write the Book Elvis Costello & The Attractions
Everyday I Write the Book
CD Source: The Very Best of (1977-86)
Time: 3:53
Sequenced by: Punch The Clock album
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Start of School Year September (She`s) Sexy + 17 Stray Cats
(She`s) Sexy + 17
CD Source:
Time: 3:28
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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Delerious Prince
Delerious
CD Source: Ultimate Prince (1979-1993) (2)
Time: 2:38
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM
 

 
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Modern Love David Bowie
Modern Love
CD Source: Best of (1969-2002) (2)
Time: 4:46
Sequenced by: single
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Breathless X
Breathless
CD Source: Best of: Make the Music Go Bang! (1978-93)(2)
Time: 2:18
Sequenced by: More Fun In The New World album
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October White Lines (Don`t Do It) Grandmaster & Melle Mel
White Lines (Don`t Do It)
CD Source: Best of (1979-85)
Time: 4:29
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM
 
Four versions of "White Lines (Don`t Do It)" were released at the time. The 4:29 length is for the 7" single.
 
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In A Big Country Big Country
In A Big Country
CD Source:
Time: 4:42
Sequenced by: single
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November Let`s Say Goodnight Los Lobos
Let`s Say Goodnight
CD Source: Mas y Mas (+1983-99) (4)
Time: 2:33
Sequenced by: And A Time To Dance EP
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Why Do You Do Los Lobos
Why Do You Do
CD Source: Mas y Mas (+1983-99) (4)
Time: 2:39
Sequenced by: And A Time To Dance EP
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Jokerman Bob Dylan
Jokerman
CD Source: Infidels
Time: 6:16
Sequenced by: Infidels album
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December Undercover of the Night The Rolling Stones
Undercover of the Night
CD Source: Forty Licks (1964-2002) (2)
Time: 4:12
Sequenced by: single
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Holiday Madonna
Holiday
CD Source: Celebration (1982-2009) (2)
Time: 6:08
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM
 

 
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1984 January Pink Houses John Cougar Mellencamp
Pink Houses
CD Source: Greatest Hits (1978-2004) (2) (bonus DVD)
Time: 4:43
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: RS DM DG
 

 
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Middle of the Road The Pretenders
Middle of the Road
CD Source: Pirate Radio (1979-2005) (4) + DVD
Time: 4:12
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM
 

 
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Jump Van Halen
Jump
CD Source:
Time: 4:04
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM
 

 
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Let The Music Play Shannon
Let The Music Play
CD Source:
Time: 4:35
Sequenced by: single
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February Girls Just Want to Have Fun Cyndi Lauper
Girls Just Want to Have Fun
CD Source: She`s So Unusual
Time: 3:55
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM DG
 

 
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Thriller (single edit) Michael Jackson
Thriller (single edit)
CD Source: The Essential (1969-91+) (2)
Time: 5:12
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 
Single edit omits the opening rap by Vincent Price
 
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I Want A New Drug Huey Lewis and The News
I Want A New Drug
CD Source:
Time: 4:43
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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Here Comes The Rain Again The Eurythmics
Here Comes The Rain Again
CD Source: Ultimate Collection (1983-2005)
Time: 4:50
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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March Show Me The Pretenders
Show Me
CD Source: Pirate Radio (1979-2005) (4) + DVD
Time: 4:12
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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Authority Song John Cougar Mellencamp
Authority Song
CD Source: Greatest Hits (1978-2004) (2) (bonus DVD)
Time: 3:48
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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The Longest Time Billy Joel
The Longest Time
CD Source: The Essential (1973-2001)(2)
Time: 3:36
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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April You Might Think The Cars
You Might Think
CD Source: Complete Greatest Hits (1978-85+)
Time: 3:04
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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Time After Time Cyndi Lauper
Time After Time
CD Source: She`s So Unusual
Time: 4:00
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM
 

 
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May Rock Box Run-D.M.C.
Rock Box
CD Source: Greatest Hits (1983-93)
Time: 5:30
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM
 

 
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Borderline Madonna
Borderline
CD Source: Celebration (1982-2009) (2)
Time: 3:58
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM
 

 
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The Heart of Rock & Roll Huey Lewis and The News
The Heart of Rock & Roll
CD Source:
Time: 5:02
Sequenced by: single
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June Dancing in the Dark Bruce Springsteen
Dancing in the Dark
CD Source: The Essential (1972-2002) (bonus CD) (3)
Time: 4:01
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM DG
 

 
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When Doves Cry Prince
When Doves Cry
CD Source: Ultimate Prince (1979-1993) (2)
Time: 3:49
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: RS DM DG
 

 
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July South Central Rain (I`m Sorry) R.E.M.
South Central Rain (I`m Sorry)
CD Source: Part Lies Part Heart Part Truth Part Garbage 1982-2011 (2)
Time: 3:14
Sequenced by: single
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What`s Love Got to Do With It Tina Turner
What`s Love Got to Do With It
CD Source: Private Dancer
Time: 3:49
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: RS DM DG
 

 
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August She Bop Cyndi Lauper
She Bop
CD Source: She`s So Unusual
Time: 3:45
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 
The only Timeline entry (so far) to be among the infamous "Filthy Fifteen" songs found most objectionable (for allusions to masturbation) by the Parents Music Resource Center. Not until the PMRC put pressure on Congress did record companies begin to label some music as EXPLICIT.
 
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Let`s Go Crazy Prince
Let`s Go Crazy
CD Source: Ultimate Prince (1979-1993) (2)
Time: 4:39
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM
 

 
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Drive The Cars
Drive
CD Source: Complete Greatest Hits (1978-85+)
Time: 3:58
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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Start of School Year October I`m So Excited The Pointer Sisters
I`m So Excited
CD Source:
Time: 3:52
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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Purple Rain Prince
Purple Rain
CD Source: Ultimate Prince (1979-1993) (2)
Time: 8:45
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: RS
 

 
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I Feel For You Chaka Khan
I Feel For You
CD Source:
Time: 4:04
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM
 

 
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November Pride (In the Name of Love) U2
Pride (In the Name of Love)
CD Source: The Best of 1980-1990/The B-sides (2)
Time: 3:48
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: RS DG
 

 
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I Will Dare The Replacements
I Will Dare
CD Source: Left of the Dial: `80s Underground (1979-89)(4)
Time: 3:11
Sequenced by: Let It Be album
Honored by: DG
 

 
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Sixteen Blue The Replacements
Sixteen Blue
CD Source: Let It Be
Time: 4:21
Sequenced by: Let It Be album
Honored by:
 

 
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December Born in the U.S.A. Bruce Springsteen
Born in the U.S.A.
CD Source: The Essential (1972-2002) (bonus CD) (3)
Time: 4:38
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: RS DM DG
 

 
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The Boys of Summer Don Henley
The Boys of Summer
CD Source:
Time: 4:47
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: RS DM
 

 
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1985 January Don`t Worry Baby Los Lobos
Don`t Worry Baby
CD Source: Mas y Mas (+1983-99) (4)
Time: 2:45
Sequenced by: How Will The Wolf Survive? album
Honored by:
 

 
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Will The Wolf Survive? Los Lobos
Will The Wolf Survive?
CD Source: Mas y Mas (+1983-99) (4)
Time: 3:43
Sequenced by: How Will The Wolf Survive? album
Honored by:
 

 
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Centerfield John Fogerty
Centerfield
CD Source:
Time: 3:51
Sequenced by: Centerfield album
Honored by:
 

 
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March Nightshift The Commodores
Nightshift
CD Source: Hitsville U.S.A. Vol. II 1972-1992 (4)
Time: 5:07
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM
 

 
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Crazy for You Madonna
Crazy for You
CD Source: Celebration (1982-2009) (2)
Time: 3:46
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM
 

 
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We Are The World USA for Africa
We Are The World
CD Source:
Time: 7:04
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM
 

 
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I`m On Fire Bruce Springsteen
I`m On Fire
CD Source: Born in the U.S.A
Time: 2:36
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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White Lies Jason & The Scorchers
White Lies
CD Source: Essential, Vol. 1 (1984-85)
Time: 3:24
Sequenced by: Lost And Found album
Honored by:
 

 
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April Trapped (live) Bruce Springsteen
Trapped (live)
CD Source: The Essential (1972-2002) (bonus CD) (3)
Time: 5:11
Sequenced by: We Are The World album
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The We Are The World album followed the single on the charts by about a month. Springsteen donated this previously unreleased track, written by Jimmy Cliff. Its only other official CD release is on the Essential Springsteen compilation, on the bonus third disc.
 
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Smooth Operator Sade
Smooth Operator
CD Source: The Ultimate Collection (1984-2011)
Time: 4:16
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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May Into the Groove Madonna
Into the Groove
CD Source: Celebration (1982-2009) (2)
Time: 4:45
Sequenced by: single (12-inch)
Honored by: DG
 
Prior to its inclusion on the "Immaculate Collection," "Into the Groove" was available in the U.S. only as the B-side of the 12" single "Angel." It reached #1 for five weeks on the Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles chart as a two-sided entry. In several other countries it was released as a single in its own right and raced to #1. The original vinyl version clocks at 4:40. This CD version seems to be the same one to me.
 
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June Would I Lie to You? The Eurythmics
Would I Lie to You?
CD Source: Ultimate Collection (1983-2005)
Time: 4:27
Sequenced by: Be Yourself Tonight album
Honored by:
 

 
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Sisters Are Doin` It For Themselves The Eurythmics Feat. Aretha Franklin
Sisters Are Doin` It For Themselves
CD Source: Ultimate Collection (1983-2005)
Time: 4:57
Sequenced by: Be Yourself Tonight album
Honored by:
 

 
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Raspberry Beret Prince
Raspberry Beret
CD Source: Ultimate Prince (1979-1993) (2)
Time: 3:31
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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And She Was Talking Heads
And She Was
CD Source: Once in a Lifetime (76-92)(3)(+DVD of videos)
Time: 3:38
Sequenced by: Little Creatures album
Honored by: DG
 

 
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Road to Nowhere Talking Heads
Road to Nowhere
CD Source: Once in a Lifetime (76-92)(3)(+DVD of videos)
Time: 4:19
Sequenced by: Little Creatures album
Honored by:
 

 
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July Glory Days Bruce Springsteen
Glory Days
CD Source: The Essential (1972-2002) (bonus CD) (3)
Time: 4:15
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DG
 

 
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