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Top Songs of 1980

1979 <-1980-> 1981


  

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Upside Down
1.
07/1980
382

✫1
US
18
AC


✫1
dance
✫1
R&B


2
UK
produced by Bernard Edwards & Nile Rodgers; charted as Upside Down / I'm Coming Out in US dance charts
[Motown 1494]
written by Nile Rodgers & Bernard Edwards
Woman in Love
2.
09/1980
371

✫1
US
✫1
AC








✫1
UK
[Columbia 11364]
written by Barry Gibb & Robin Gibb
Funkytown
3.
03/1980
369

✫1
US




✫1
dance
2
R&B


2
UK
charted as Funkytown / All Night Dancing in US dance charts
[Casablanca 2233]
written by Steven Greenberg
The Tide Is High
4.
11/1980
369

✫1
US
3
AC


✫1
dance




✫1
UK
charted as Rapture / The Tide Is High in US dance charts
[Chrysalis 2465]
written by Howard Barrett, Tyrone Evans & John Holt
Call Me
5.
02/1980
368

✫1
US










✫1
UK
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #283]
produced by Giorgio Moroder
[Chrysalis 2414]
written by Debbie Harry & Giorgio Moroder
(Just Like) Starting Over
6.
11/1980
360

✫1
US
17
AC








✫1
UK
[Geffen 49604]
written by John Lennon
Lady
7.
10/1980
333

✫1
US
✫1
AC
✫1
country


42
R&B


12
UK
produced by Lionel Richie
[Liberty 1380]
written by Lionel Richie
Celebration
8.
10/1980
327

✫1
US
34
AC


✫1
dance
✫1
R&B


7
UK
charted as Celebration / Take It to the Top in US dance charts
[De-lite 807]
written by Donna Johnson, Claydes Charles Smith, Earl Eugene Toon Jr., James "J.T." Taylor, Ronald Bell (as Ronald Nathan Bell), George Brown (as George Melvin Brown), Dennis Ronald Thomas, Eumir Deodato, Robert Mickens, Robert Bell & Kool & the Gang
Another One Bites the Dust
9.
08/1980
327

✫1
US




2
dance
2
R&B


7
UK
[Elektra 47031]
written by John Deacon
Coming Up
10.
04/1980
324

✫1
US
48
AC


64
dance




2
UK
[live]
[Columbia 11263+]
written by Paul McCartney
Morning Train (Nine to Five)
11.
07/1980
317

✫1
US
✫1
AC








3
UK
written by Florrie Palmer
Crying
12.
05/1980
302

5
US
2
AC
6
country






✫1
UK
[Millennium 11799]
written by Roy Orbison & Joe Melson
More Than I Can Say
13.
07/1980
289

2
US
✫1
AC








2
UK
[Warner 49565]
written by Sonny Curtis & Jerry Allison
Fame
14.
06/1980
288

4
US




✫1
dance




✫1
UK
[Academy Award for Best Original Song 1980]
[Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song 1980]
charted as Fame (Irene Cara) / Red Light (Linda Clifford) / Hot Lunch Jam (Irene Cara) in US dance charts
[RSO 1034]
written by Michael Gore & Dean Pitchford
15.
11/1980
282

✫1
US








9
rock
7
UK
[Epic 50953]
written by Kevin Cronin
Master Blaster (Jammin')
16.
09/1980
278

5
US




10
dance
✫1
R&B


2
UK
[Tamla 54317]
written by Stevie Wonder
9 to 5
17.
11/1980
273

✫1
US
✫1
AC
✫1
country
77
dance




47
UK
charted as 9 to 5 / The House of the Rising Sun in US dance charts
written by Dolly Parton
Magic
18.
05/1980
271

✫1
US
✫1
AC








32
UK
[MCA 41247]
written by John Farrar
I Love a Rainy Night
19.
11/1980
266

✫1
US
✫1
AC
✫1
country








[Elektra 47066]
written by David Malloy, Eddie Rabbitt & Even Stevens
It's Still Rock and Roll to Me
20.
05/1980
262

✫1
US
45
AC


82
dance




14
UK
[Columbia 11276]
written by Billy Joel
21.
05/1980
262

4
US
3
AC


50
dance
5
R&B


4
UK
22.
06/1980
261

4
US
26
AC


2
dance
✫1
R&B


7
UK
[Warner 49505]
written by Rod Temperton
Xanadu
23.
06/1980
258

8
US
2
AC








✫1
UK
[MCA 41285]
written by Jeff Lynne
Don't Stand So Close to Me
24.
09/1980
253

10
US








11
rock
✫1
UK
written by Sting
Kiss on My List
25.
11/1980
251

✫1
US
16
AC






54
rock
33
UK
written by Janna Allen & Daryl Hall
The Winner Takes It All
26.
08/1980
247

8
US
✫1
AC








✫1
UK
[Atlantic 3776 A]
written by Benny Andersson & Björn Ulvaeus
All Out of Love
27.
06/1980
247

2
US
5
AC








11
UK
[Arista 0520]
written by Graham Russell & Russell Hitchcock
Sexy Eyes
28.
02/1980
239

5
US
6
AC




67
R&B


4
UK
[Capitol 4831]
written by Robert Mather, Keith Stegall & Chris Waters
Stomp!
29.
02/1980
239

7
US




✫1
dance
✫1
R&B


6
UK
[A&M 2216]
written by Louis Johnson, George Johnson (as George "Happy" Johnson), Valerie Johnson & Rod Temperton
Never Knew Love Like This Before
30.
08/1980
237

6
US
5
AC


5
dance
12
R&B


4
UK
charted as Sweet Sensation / Never Knew Love Like This Before in US dance charts
[20th Century 2460]
written by James Mtume & Reggie Lucas
Love on the Rocks
31.
11/1980
234

2
US
3
AC








17
UK
[Capitol 4939]
written by Gilbert Bécaud & Neil Diamond
Emotional Rescue
32.
07/1980
224

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
I'm Coming Out
33.
08/1980
224

5
US




✫1
dance
6
R&B


13
UK
produced by Bernard Edwards & Nile Rodgers; charted as Upside Down / I'm Coming Out in US dance charts
[Motown 1491]
written by Bernard Edwards & Nile Rodgers
Sailing
34.
06/1980
223

✫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
Take Your Time (Do It Right)
35.
05/1980
219

3
US




✫1
dance
✫1
R&B


51
UK
Little Jeannie
36.
05/1980
207

3
US
✫1
AC








33
UK
[MCA 41236 A]
written by Elton John & Gary Osborne
Ride Like the Wind
37.
02/1980
197

2
US
24
AC








69
UK
featuring Michael McDonald
[Warner 49184]
written by Christopher Cross
Too Hot
38.
01/1980
196

5
US
11
AC




3
R&B


23
UK
[De-lite 802]
written by George Brown & Kool & the Gang
Guilty
39.
11/1980
195

3
US
5
AC








34
UK
40.
11/1980
192

5
US




14
dance
65
R&B


17
UK
41.
02/1980
192

19
US




✫1
dance
✫1
R&B


2
UK
charted as And the Beat Goes On / Can You Do the Boogie / Out the Box in US dance charts
[Solar 11895]
written by Leon Sylvers III, Stephen Shockley & William Shelby
The Rose
42.
03/1980
192

3
US
✫1
AC










[Atlantic 3656]
written by Amanda McBroom
Drivin' My Life Away
43.
06/1980
191

5
US
3
AC
✫1
country








[Elektra 46656]
written by David Malloy, Eddie Rabbitt & Even Stevens
Don't Fall in Love with a Dreamer
44.
03/1980
191

4
US
2
AC
3
country








[United Artists Xw-1345]
written by Kim Carnes & Dave Ellingson
45.
03/1980
191

9
US




2
dance
✫1
R&B


8
UK
charted as Let's Get Serious / Burnin' Hot in US dance charts
[Motown 1469]
written by Lee Garrett & Stevie Wonder
On the Radio
46.
01/1980
188

5
US
26
AC


8
dance
9
R&B


32
UK
[Casablanca 2236]
written by Giorgio Moroder & Donna Summer
De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da
47.
10/1980
186

10
US










5
UK
written by Sting
48.
04/1980
184

5
US
21
AC




4
R&B


45
UK
[Columbia 11222]
written by Leo Graham & Paul Richmond
The Wanderer
49.
09/1980
183

3
US






13
R&B


48
UK
[Geffen 49563]
written by Giorgio Moroder & Donna Summer
Biggest Part of Me
50.
04/1980
182

3
US
3
AC




35
R&B




[Warner 49225]
written by David Pack
Lookin' for Love
51.
07/1980
182

5
US
10
AC
✫1
country








[Full Moon 47004]
written by Wanda Mallette, Bob Morrison & Patti Ryan
She's Out of My Life
52.
04/1980
180

10
US
4
AC




43
R&B


3
UK
[Epic 50871]
written by Tom Bahler
53.
01/1980
178

5
US
17
AC




✫1
R&B




Lost in Love
54.
02/1980
177

3
US
✫1
AC










[Arista 0479 A]
written by Graham Russell
He's So Shy
55.
07/1980
174

3
US
13
AC


26
dance
10
R&B




charted as He's So Shy / Could I Be Dreaming / We Got the Power in US dance charts
[Planet 47916]
written by Tom Snow & Cynthia Weil
56.
08/1980
174

10
US
21
AC








8
UK
written by Alan Tarney & Leo Sayer
Him
57.
01/1980
173

6
US
4
AC








31
UK
[Infinity 50051 (u)]
written by Rupert Holmes
58.
10/1980
173

9
US
9
AC




14
R&B


16
UK
[Motown 1496]
written by Carole Bayer Sager & Michael Masser
Desire
59.
01/1980
167

4
US
9
AC




49
R&B




[RSO 1019]
written by Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb & Robin Gibb
Super Trouper
60.
11/1980
166

45
US
14
AC


✫1
dance




✫1
UK
charted as Lay All Your Love on Me / Super Trouper / On and On and On in US dance charts
[Atlantic 3806 A]
written by Benny Andersson & Björn Ulvaeus
61.
10/1980
161

5
US
2
AC










[Arista 0564]
written by Dominic Bugatti & Frank Musker
Against the Wind
62.
05/1980
159

5
US
8
AC










[Capitol 4863]
written by Bob Seger
Hungry Heart
63.
11/1980
159

5
US










44
UK
[Columbia 11391]
written by Bruce Springsteen
Late in the Evening
64.
08/1980
159

6
US
7
AC


63
dance




58
UK
[Warner 49511]
written by Paul Simon
65.
09/1980
156

5
US
10
AC


70
dance
40
R&B




[Warner 49503]
written by Michael McDonald & Patrick Henderson
Steal Away
66.
04/1980
150

6
US
5
AC




85
R&B




[Elektra 46621]
written by Robbie Dupree (as Robert Dupuis) & Rick Chudacoff
67.
06/1980
149

9
US
37
AC




✫1
R&B




[Warner 49221]
written by Sam Dees
Fire Lake
68.
02/1980
147

6
US
31
AC








98
UK
as Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band
[Capitol 4836]
written by Bob Seger
69.
11/1980
142

10
US
4
AC








37
UK
70.
03/1980
142

10
US
32
AC




29
R&B


7
UK
co-produced by Robin Gibb
[RSO 1021]
written by Robin Gibb & Blue Weaver
I Can't Tell You Why
71.
02/1980
141

8
US
3
AC










[Asylum 46608]
written by Timothy B. Schmit, Glenn Frey & Don Henley
Atomic
72.
02/1980
140

39
US










✫1
UK
[Chrysalis 2410]
written by Jimmy Destri & Debbie Harry
I Ain't Gonna Stand for It
73.
12/1980
139

11
US
20
AC




4
R&B


10
UK
[Tamla 54320]
written by Stevie Wonder
I'm Alright
74.
07/1980
139

7
US












[from the movie Caddyshack]
[Columbia 11317]
written by Kenny Loggins
Don't Stop the Music
75.
12/1980
138

19
US




26
dance
✫1
R&B


7
UK
76.
05/1980
137

10
US
✫1
AC










[Casablanca 2266]
written by George Greer, Jeff Wilson & Steve Woodard
More Love
77.
05/1980
135

10
US
6
AC










[EMI America 8045]
written by Smokey Robinson
Same Old Lang Syne
78.
12/1980
134

9
US
8
AC










written by Dan Fogelberg
Let My Love Open the Door
79.
06/1980
132

9
US










46
UK
[Atco 7217]
written by Pete Townshend
80.
12/1980
131

8
US
35
AC










[MSS/Capitol 4948]
written by Jerry Williams
Tired of Toein' the Line
81.
05/1980
131

8
US
38
AC










[EMI America 8043]
written by Rocky Burnette & Ron Coleman
Everybody's Got to Learn Sometime
82.
05/1980
130

18
US
22
AC








5
UK
[Asylum 47055]
written by James Warren
83.
09/1980
129

12
US




✫1
dance
2
R&B


29
UK
as The Jacksons
charted as Lovely One / Can You Feel It / Walk Right Now in US dance charts
[Epic]
written by Michael Jackson & Randy Jackson [Jackson 5]
84.
04/1980
129

8
US
25
AC










[Elektra 46624 (Asylum)]
written by Teddy Randazzo, Bob Weinstein (as Bobby Weinstein) & Bobby Hart
85.
06/1980
128







6
dance




✫1
UK
charted as Hang Together / Don't Tell Me, Tell Her / Use It Up and Wear It Out in US dance charts
[RCA 11962]
written by L. Russell Brown & Sandy Linzer
86.
12/1980
127













✫1
UK
[R: John Lennon death]
written by John Lennon
Feels Like I'm in Love
87.
08/1980
124







10
dance




✫1
UK
charted as Feels Like I'm in Love / Loving Just for Fun in US dance charts
written by Ray Dorset
88.
08/1980
123

101
US




21
dance




✫1
UK
charted as Ashes to Ashes/Fashion in US dance charts
[RCA 12078]
written by David Bowie
Theme from M.A.S.H. (Suicide Is Painless)
89.
05/1980
122













✫1
UK
Going Underground / Dreams of Children
90.
03/1980
122













✫1
UK
written by Paul Weller
How Do I Make You
91.
02/1980
117

10
US












[Elektra 46602 (Asylum)]
written by Billy Steinberg
92.
05/1980
116













✫1
UK
[1980 Eurovision Song Contest winner]
[Columbia 11301]
written by Shay Healy
There's No One Quite Like Grandma
93.
11/1980
116













✫1
UK
written by Gordon Lorenz
94.
01/1980
116













✫1
UK
Geno
95.
03/1980
116













✫1
UK
96.
05/1980
115

56
US




6
dance
8
R&B


3
UK
as Roberta Flack with Donny Hathaway
charted as Back Together Again / Don't Make Me Wait Too Long in US dance charts
[Atlantic 3661]
written by Reggie Lucas & James Mtume
Modern Girl
97.
04/1980
115

18
US
13
AC








8
UK
Turning Japanese
98.
02/1980
112

36
US




34
dance




3
UK
[United Artists 1364]
written by David Fenton
Start!
99.
08/1980
112







75
dance




✫1
UK
written by Paul Weller
All Over the World
100.
08/1980
112

13
US
46
AC








11
UK
[MCA 41289]
written by Jeff Lynne

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