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Top Songs of 1979

1978 <-1979-> 1980
    

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1.
12/1979
384

✫1
US




57
dance


✫1
UK
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #375]
charted as Another Brick in the Wall / Run Like Hell / Don't Leave Me Now in US dance charts
written by Roger Waters
2.
01/1979
383

✫1
US
44
AC


58
dance


✫1
UK
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #255]
[Chrysalis 2295]
written by Debbie Harry & Chris Stein
3.
04/1979
374

✫1
US




4
dance


2
UK
[Warner 49033 (Sire)]
written by Robin Scott
4.
10/1979

Babe by Styx

from Cornerstone   Cornerstone
308

✫1
US
9
AC






6
UK
[A&M 2188]
written by Dennis DeYoung
5.
06/1979
299

✫1
US








6
UK
[Capitol 4731]
written by Doug Fieger & Berton Averre
6.
09/1979
274

9
US




56
dance


✫1
UK
written by Gary Numan
7.
08/1979
266

4
US








3
UK
[Jet 5060]
written by Jeff Lynne
8.
11/1979
255

14
US




28
dance


✫1
UK
charted as Brass in Pocket (I'm Special) / Mystery Achievement / Precious in US dance charts
written by Chrissie Hynde & James Honeyman-Scott
9.
10/1979
244

✫1
US
8
AC






23
UK
[Infinity 50035]
written by Rupert Holmes
10.
06/1979
228

3
US
30
AC
✫1
country




14
UK
[Epic 50700]
written by Charlie Daniels, Tom Crain, Joel DiGregorio (as Joel "Taz" DiGregorio), Fred Edwards, Charlie Hayward (as Charles Hayward) & James W. Marshall
11.
01/1979
227

✫1
US
22
AC


40
dance
72
R&B
31
UK
[Grammy Award for Song of the Year 1980]
[Grammy Award for Record of the Year 1980]
[Warner 8778]
written by Michael McDonald & Kenny Loggins
12.
02/1979
219

4
US
46
AC






8
UK
[Warner 8736]
written by Mark Knopfler
13.
10/1979
211

✫1
US
38
AC






40
UK
[Asylum 46545]
written by Don Henley, Glenn Frey, Bob Seger & J.D. Souther
14.
09/1979
207

40
US








✫1
UK
[Warner 49114 (Island)]
written by Geoff Downes, Trevor Horn & Bruce Woolley
15.
03/1979
204

6
US








7
UK
[A&M 2128]
written by Rick Davies & Roger Hodgson
16.
07/1979
198

73
US








✫1
UK
[Columbia 11117]
written by Bob Geldof
17.
05/1979
197

8
US
40
AC






6
UK
[Jet 5057]
written by Jeff Lynne
18.
09/1979
197

74
US








✫1
UK
written by Sting (as Gordon Sumner)
19.
10/1979

Tusk by Fleetwood Mac

from Tusk   Tusk
196

8
US








6
UK
featuring U.S.C. Trojan Marching Band
[Warner 49077]
written by Lindsey Buckingham
20.
09/1979
196

27
US








2
UK
[Chrysalis 2379]
written by Debbie Harry & Chris Stein
21.
03/1979
194



29
AC






✫1
UK
[Columbia 11050]
written by Mike Batt
22.
05/1979
192

105
US








✫1
UK
[Atco 7206]
written by Gary Numan
23.
05/1979
189











✫1
UK
written by Chris Stein
24.
12/1979
188











✫1
UK
written by Sting
25.
04/1979
187

4
US
20
AC




79
R&B
18
UK
[Warner 8825]
written by Rickie Lee Jones
26.
04/1979
182

44
US
38
AC






2
UK
[Atco 7100]
written by Bryan Ferry
27.
06/1979
162











2
UK
28.
02/1979
162











2
UK
as Elvis Costello & the Attactions
written by Elvis Costello
29.
03/1979
162











2
UK
30.
07/1979
162











2
UK
[R]
[A&M 2119]
written by Sting
31.
06/1979
138

65
US








4
UK
[Swan Song 71001]
written by Elvis Costello
32.
08/1979
137

50
US




22
dance


5
UK
[Virgin 67003]
written by Janie Bradford & Berry Gordy
33.
11/1979
137











3
UK
written by Paul Weller
34.
03/1979
137











3
UK
35.
02/1979
137











3
UK
36.
06/1979
137











3
UK
37.
12/1979

Sara by Fleetwood Mac

from Tusk   Tusk
129

7
US
13
AC






37
UK
[Warner 49150]
written by Stevie Nicks
38.
08/1979
128











4
UK
[Atco 7204]
written by Bryan Ferry & Andy Mackay
39.
04/1979
127

7
US








29
UK
[live]
[Epic 50680]
written by Rick Nielsen
40.
01/1979
125

20
US
2
AC
73
country




16
UK
[Columbia 10897]
written by Richard Bennett & Neil Diamond
41.
05/1979
121

5
US
42
AC








featuring Stevie Nicks & Lindsey Buckingham
[RSO 931]
written by John Stewart
42.
11/1979
119

101
US








5
UK
[A&M 2186]
written by Joe Jackson
43.
03/1979
118

10
US
✫1
AC






45
UK
[Big Tree 16131]
written by Todd Rundgren, Willie Wilcox & Roger Powell
44.
09/1979
118

57
US








6
UK
written by Russ Ballard
45.
07/1979
117

6
US
15
AC








[Capitol 4748]
written by David Briggs [Australian musician]
46.
02/1979
112

22
US








11
UK
[Warner 8810]
written by Rod Stewart & Gary Grainger
47.
10/1979
110

37
US
41
AC






8
UK
charted as Confusion / Last Train to London in the UK
[Jet 5064]
written by Jeff Lynne
48.
06/1979
109



39
AC






6
UK
[Caribou 9030]
written by Al Jardine & Ron Altbach
49.
11/1979
106

39
US








8
UK
charted as Confusion / Last Train to London in the UK
[Jet 5067]
written by Jeff Lynne
50.
04/1979
106











6
UK
as Sex Pistols And Ten Pole Tudor
charted as Silly Thing/Who Killed Bambi in the UK
written by Paul Cook & Steve Jones
51.
11/1979
106











6
UK
written by Gary Numan
52.
12/1979
104

8
US
34
AC






66
UK
[Asylum 46569]
written by Don Henley & Glenn Frey
53.
04/1979
101

11
US
4
AC
87
country




64
UK
[MCA 41009]
written by Tom Snow & Johnny Vastano
54.
05/1979
96











7
UK
written by David Bowie & Brian Eno
55.
06/1979
96











7
UK
56.
03/1979
93

16
US
2
AC






51
UK
[Dark Horse 8763]
written by George Harrison
57.
02/1979
92

32
US








12
UK
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #388]
written by Sting (as Gordon Sumner)
58.
06/1979
91

62
US








9
UK
59.
01/1979
90

10
US
7
AC








[Harvest 4667]
written by Graeham Goble (as Graham Goble)
60.
05/1979
88

11
US




37
dance


50
UK
[Casablanca 983]
written by Desmond Child, Paul Stanley & Vini Poncia
61.
10/1979
88

10
US
8
AC








[Capitol 4789]
written by Glenn Shorrock
62.
10/1979
87

11
US
17
AC




19
R&B


[Columbia 11109]
written by Kenny Loggins & Michael McDonald
63.
07/1979
87











8
UK
[only released in the UK]
written by Jeff Lynne
64.
04/1979
87











8
UK
[Jet 5061]
written by Phil Lynott & Gary Moore
65.
02/1979
87

86
US








9
UK
[Elektra 46008]
written by Freddie Mercury
66.
05/1979
86

14
US
13
AC




74
R&B
47
UK
[Warner 8828]
written by Michael McDonald & Lester Abrams
67.
10/1979
81

10
US
28
AC








[A&M 2193]
written by Rick Davies & Roger Hodgson
68.
09/1979
81

11
US








66
UK
[Capitol 4771]
written by Doug Fieger
69.
01/1979

Crazy Love by Poco

from Legend   Legend
81

17
US
✫1
AC
95
country






[ABC 12439]
written by Rusty Young
70.
03/1979
80











9
UK
written by Phil Lynott
71.
11/1979
77

10
US










written by Tom Petty
72.
11/1979
75

14
US








49
UK
as Jefferson Starship
[Grunt FB-11750]
written by David Freiberg, Jim McPherson, Paul Kantner & Craig Chaquico
73.
12/1979
75







30
dance


11
UK
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #15]
charted as London Calling / Train In Vain (Stand By Me) in US dance charts
written by Joe Strummer & Mick Jones [The Clash]
74.
07/1979
74

15
US
32
AC






57
UK
[A&M 2162]
written by Rick Davies & Roger Hodgson
75.
06/1979
74

14
US








51
UK
written by Ric Ocasek
76.
02/1979
73











10
UK
77.
07/1979
73











10
UK
written by Ron Mael & Russell Mael
78.
07/1979
72

14
US








61
UK
[Island 49016]
written by Moon Martin
79.
09/1979
70











11
UK
[Swan Song 71002]
written by Hank DeVito
80.
01/1979
70











11
UK
written by Billy Idol & Tony James
81.
06/1979
68

19
US
14
AC
10
country






82.
09/1979
67

12
US










[Atlantic 3618]
written by Mick Jones [Foreigner] & Lou Gramm
83.
06/1979
67

81
US








14
UK
[Warner 49019]
written by Phil Lynott
84.
03/1979
65

13
US










[Swan Song 70119]
written by Paul Rodgers
85.
05/1979
63

20
US
5
AC
96
country






[MCA 41023]
written by Paul Cotton
86.
11/1979
63











13
UK
87.
07/1979
63











13
UK

written by Neil Young
88.
11/1979
63











13
UK
written by Bob Geldof
89.
11/1979
61

14
US










[Atlantic 3633]
written by Lou Gramm & Mick Jones [Foreigner]
90.
05/1979
61

14
US










[A&M 2148]
written by Peter Frampton
91.
02/1979
60

14
US










[Columbia 10913]
written by Billy Joel
92.
05/1979
60

19
US
11
AC
92
country






[Polydor 14568]
written by Buddy Buie (as Perry "Buddy" C. Buie), J. R. Cobb (as James B. Cobb Jr.) & Ronnie Hammond
93.
03/1979

Wow by Kate Bush

from Lionheart   Lionheart
60











14
UK
written by Kate Bush
94.
04/1979
60











14
UK
95.
08/1979
60











14
UK
96.
04/1979
59

15
US










97.
03/1979
58











15
UK
[Polydor 14553]
written by Paul Weller
98.
02/1979
58











15
UK
written by Jim Steinman
99.
08/1979
58

17
US
23
AC








[Polydor 2001]
written by Mike Sharpe (as Mike Shapiro) & Harry Middlebrooks (as Harry Middlebrooks Jr.)
100.
03/1979
56

16
US










[A&M 2110]
written by Tommy Shaw

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