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Top Songs of 1980

1979 <-1980-> 1981
    

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1.
11/1980
407

✫1
US








9
rock
7
UK
[Epic 50953]
written by Kevin Cronin
2.
11/1980
388

✫1
US
17
AC








✫1
UK
[Geffen 49604]
written by John Lennon
3.
09/1980
371

10
US








11
rock
✫1
UK
written by Sting
4.
04/1980
358

✫1
US
48
AC


64
dance




2
UK
[live]
[Columbia 11263]
written by Paul McCartney
5.
07/1980
356

✫1
US
✫1
AC








3
UK
[EMI America 8071]
written by Florrie Palmer
6.
07/1980
354

2
US
✫1
AC








2
UK
[Warner 49565]
written by Sonny Curtis & Jerry Allison
7.
05/1980
347

5
US
2
AC
6
country






✫1
UK
[Millennium 11799]
written by Roy Orbison & Joe Melson
8.
06/1980
303

8
US
2
AC








✫1
UK
[MCA 41285]
written by Jeff Lynne
9.
12/1980
261







19
dance


14
rock
2
UK
charted as Dog Eat Dog / Antmusic / Kings of the Wild Frontier in US dance charts
written by Adam Ant & Marco Pirroni
10.
05/1980
255

✫1
US
45
AC


82
dance




14
UK
[Columbia 11276]
written by Billy Joel
11.
06/1980
253

2
US
5
AC








11
UK
[Arista 0520]
written by Graham Russell & Russell Hitchcock
12.
05/1980
245

✫1
US
✫1
AC








32
UK
[MCA 41247]
written by John Farrar
13.
11/1980
243

✫1
US
16
AC






54
rock
33
UK
[RCA 12142]
written by Janna Allen & Daryl Hall
14.
07/1980
233

3
US




9
dance




9
UK
charted as Emotional Rescue / Dance / She's So Cold is US dance charts
[Rolling Stones 20001]
written by Mick Jagger & Keith Richards
15.
10/1980
222







19
dance


15
rock
4
UK
charted as Dog Eat Dog / Antmusic / Kings of the Wild Frontier in US dance charts
written by Adam Ant & Marco Pirroni
16.
06/1980
216

✫1
US
10
AC








48
UK
[Grammy Award for Song of the Year 1981]
[Grammy Award for Record of the Year 1981]
[Warner 49507]
written by Christopher Cross
17.
02/1980
208

39
US










✫1
UK
[Chrysalis 2410]
written by Jimmy Destri & Debbie Harry
18.
06/1980
207











4
rock
47
UK
19.
08/1980
198

101
US




21
dance




✫1
UK
charted as Ashes to Ashes/Fashion in US dance charts
[RCA 12078]
written by David Bowie
20.
10/1980
193

10
US










5
UK
written by Sting
21.
05/1980
192

3
US
✫1
AC








33
UK
[MCA 41236]
written by Elton John & Gary Osborne
22.
08/1980
189







75
dance




✫1
UK
written by Paul Weller
23.
03/1980
188













✫1
UK
24.
11/1980
182

5
US




14
dance
65
R&B


17
UK
25.
02/1980
180

2
US
24
AC








69
UK
featuring Michael McDonald
[Warner 49184]
written by Christopher Cross
26.
02/1980
167

3
US
✫1
AC










[Arista 0479 A]
written by Graham Russell
27.
09/1980
165

3
US






13
R&B


48
UK
[Geffen 49563]
written by Giorgio Moroder & Donna Summer
28.
02/1980
163

36
US




34
dance




3
UK
[United Artists 1364]
written by David Fenton
29.
01/1980
154

6
US
4
AC








31
UK
[Infinity 50051 (u)]
written by Rupert Holmes
30.
04/1980
147

18
US
13
AC








8
UK
[EMI America 8080]
written by Dominic Bugatti & Frank Musker
31.
01/1980
146

4
US
9
AC




49
R&B




[RSO 1019]
written by Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb & Robin Gibb
32.
02/1980
143

48
US










4
UK
[Mercury 76063]
written by Peter Gabriel
33.
10/1980
143

5
US
2
AC










[Arista 0564]
written by Dominic Bugatti & Frank Musker
34.
09/1980
139

106
US








9
rock
49
UK
as Ozzy Osbourne's Blizzard of Ozz
[Jet 02079]
written by Ozzy Osbourne, Randy Rhoads & Bob Daisley
35.
08/1980
137

6
US
7
AC


63
dance




58
UK
[Warner 49511]
written by Paul Simon
36.
08/1980
137

13
US
46
AC








11
UK
[MCA 41289]
written by Jeff Lynne
37.
11/1980
137













3
UK
38.
11/1980
136

5
US










44
UK
[Columbia 11391]
written by Bruce Springsteen
39.
09/1980
134

5
US
10
AC


70
dance
40
R&B




[Warner 49503]
written by Michael McDonald & Patrick Henderson
40.
05/1980
132

5
US
8
AC










[Capitol 4863]
written by Bob Seger
41.
11/1980
132

70
US




21
dance




5
UK
charted as Ashes to Ashes/Fashion in US dance charts
[RCA 12134]
written by David Bowie
42.
01/1980
128













4
UK
[Columbia 11248]
written by Bob Geldof
43.
05/1980
126

80
US




45
dance




5
UK
charted as Flesh + Blood / Over You / 8 Miles High in US dance charts
[Atco 7301]
written by Bryan Ferry & Phil Manzanera
44.
10/1980
123

20
US
4
AC








15
UK
[MCA 51007]
written by John Farrar
45.
11/1980
121







28
dance




5
UK
[Chrysalis 2473]
written by Gary Kemp
46.
08/1980
119

102
US










5
UK
[Atco 7310]
written by Bryan Ferry
47.
02/1980
119

110
US










5
UK
[Polydor 2060]
written by Ritchie Blackmore & Roger Glover
48.
02/1980
118

6
US
31
AC








98
UK
as Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band
[Capitol 4836]
written by Bob Seger
49.
05/1980
116













5
UK
written by Gary Numan
50.
07/1980
116













5
UK
written by Kate Bush
51.
12/1980
113

31
US








15
rock


#1 hit for Vaughn Monroe in 1949
written by Stan Jones
52.
02/1980
111

8
US
3
AC










[Asylum 46608]
written by Timothy B. Schmit, Glenn Frey & Don Henley
53.
08/1980
109

102
US










6
UK
[Atco 7308]
written by Gary Numan
54.
02/1980
106













6
UK
written by Sting
55.
05/1980
105

10
US
✫1
AC










[Casablanca 2266]
written by George Greer, Jeff Wilson & Steve Woodard
56.
05/1980
102

16
US
48
AC








20
UK
[MCA 41246]
written by Jeff Lynne
57.
12/1980
102

29
US








19
rock


written by Mark Avsec & Donnie Iris (as Dominic Ierace)
58.
03/1980
99

7
US
48
AC










[Columbia 11231]
written by Billy Joel
59.
07/1980
99

7
US












[from the movie Caddyshack]
[Columbia 11317]
written by Kenny Loggins
60.
06/1980
99

9
US










46
UK
[Atco 7217]
written by Pete Townshend
61.
03/1980
99

58
US










8
UK
[Atlantic 3751]
written by Tony Banks, Phil Collins & Mike Rutherford
62.
12/1980
97

9
US
8
AC










[Full Moon 50961]
written by Dan Fogelberg
63.
04/1980
96

8
US
25
AC










[Asylum 46624]
written by Teddy Randazzo, Bob Weinstein (as Bobby Weinstein) & Bobby Hart
64.
07/1980
96













7
UK
65.
11/1980
91

8
US
43
AC










[live]
[Epic 19-50950]
written by George Davis & Lee Diamond
66.
12/1980
91

42
US










10
UK
written by Brian May
67.
10/1980
91







34
dance




8
UK
written by Andy McCluskey
68.
10/1980
87

15
US
✫1
AC










[Warner 49580]
written by Christopher Cross
69.
11/1980
87

10
US
11
AC




68
R&B




[MCA 51036]
written by Donald Fagen & Walter Becker
70.
04/1980
87













8
UK
written by Chrissie Hynde
71.
12/1980
87













8
UK
written by Billy Currie, Chris Payne (as Christopher Payne) & Midge Ure
72.
01/1980
87













8
UK
73.
08/1980
84

11
US
8
AC










[Warner 49518]
written by Carly Simon & Mike Mainieri
74.
06/1980
83

106
US










9
UK
[Columbia 11335]
written by Paul McCartney
75.
10/1980
83

9
US












[Chrysalis 2464]
written by Eddie Schwartz
76.
05/1980
82

14
US
32
AC








42
UK
[Atlantic 3662]
written by Phil Collins
77.
11/1980
82







79
dance




9
UK
charted as Rock This Town/Runaway Boys in US dance charts
written by Brian Setzer & Slim Jim Phantom
78.
08/1980
81

53
US




82
dance




12
UK
[A&M 2252]
written by Neil Finn
79.
03/1980
80

12
US
8
AC










[RSO 1026]
written by Barry Gibb
80.
04/1980
80













9
UK
81.
05/1980
80

11
US


13
country








[Epic 50888]
written by Charlie Daniels, Tom Crain, Joel DiGregorio (as Joel "Taz" DiGregorio), Fred Edwards, Charlie Hayward (as Charles Hayward) & James W. Marshall
82.
09/1980
77

20
US
4
AC








55
UK
[Polydor 2121]
written by Billy Nicholls
83.
02/1980
77

51
US










13
UK
[Mercury 76044]
written by Alex Lifeson, Geddy Lee & Neil Peart
84.
02/1980
77

10
US












[Elektra 46602 (Asylum)]
written by Billy Steinberg
85.
08/1980
77

19
US
✫1
AC










[Columbia 11331]
written by Billy Joel
86.
03/1980
77







37
dance




10
UK
charted as Echo Beach / Paint by Number Heart in US dance charts
written by Mark Gane
87.
04/1980
76

53
US










13
UK
[Mirage 3672]
written by David Coverdale, Micky Moody & Bernie Marsden
88.
08/1980
76

14
US




8
dance






charted as Whip It / Gates of Steel / Freedom of Choice in US dance charts
[Warner 49550]
written by Mark Mothersbaugh & Gerald Casale
89.
09/1980
74

104
US








28
rock
32
UK
charted as Generals and Majors / Don't Lose Your Temper in UK charts
[RSO/Virgin 300]
written by Colin Moulding
90.
09/1980
73













10
UK
[Warner 49643]
written by Phil Lynott
91.
09/1980
72

26
US




9
dance




33
UK
charted as Emotional Rescue / Dance / She's So Cold is US dance charts
[Rolling Stones 21001]
written by Mick Jagger & Keith Richards
92.
12/1980
71

58
US








31
rock
37
UK
written by Mark Knopfler
93.
07/1980
70













11
UK
written by John O'Neill
94.
07/1980
69

14
US
17
AC










[Capitol 4904]
written by Bob Seger
95.
11/1980
67













12
UK
written by Bryan Ferry
96.
03/1980
67













12
UK
[Columbia 11308]
written by Rob Halford, K.K. Downing & Glenn Tipton
97.
06/1980
67













12
UK
98.
01/1980
63













13
UK
written by Tony Mansfield
99.
06/1980
63













13
UK
100.
10/1980
60













14
UK
written by Mike Leeson & Peter Vale

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