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Top 191 Songs of the 80s The 91X Fat 500 Countdown (1999)

The 91X Top 91 Songs of 1983

Ranking

Artist Name

Song Title

Album Title

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1.

UB40

Red Red Wine

Labour Of Love

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2.

The Cure

The Love Cats

Japanese Whispers

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3.

Big Country

In a Big Country

The Crossing

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4.

Duran Duran

Union of the Snake

Seven And The Ragged Tiger

 

5.

The Alarm

The Stand (Prophecy)

Declaration

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6.

Tears for Fears

Mad World

The Hurting

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7.

U2

New Year's Day

War

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8.

Adam Ant

Strip

Strip

 

9.

The Romantics

Talking in Your Sleep

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-

10.

The English Beat

I Confess

Special Beat Service

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11.

Culture Club

Karma Chameleon

Colour By Numbers

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12.

U2

Sunday Bloody Sunday

War

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13.

The Cure

Let's Go to Bed

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-

14.

Duran Duran

Save a Prayer

Rio

 

15.

The Police

Synchronicity II

Synchronicity

 

16.

Billy Idol

Rebel Yell

Rebel Yell

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17.

The Police

Every Breath You Take

Synchronicity

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18.

Duran Duran

Rio

Rio

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19.

U2

Two Hearts Beat as One

War

 

20.

Oingo Boingo

Nothing Bad Ever Happens

Good For Your Soul

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21.

Billy Idol

White Wedding

Billy Idol

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22.

David Bowie

Let's Dance

Let's Dance

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23.

Berlin

Sex (I'm A...)

Pleasure Victim

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24.

Billy Idol

Dancing With Myself

Billy Idol

 

25.

Adam Ant

Puss'n Boots

Strip

 

26.

Culture Club

Church of the Poison Mind

Colour By Numbers

 

27.

English Beat

Save it for Later

Special Beat Service

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28.

Peter Godwin

Baby's in the Mountain

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-

29.

The Police

Wrapped Around Your Finger

Synchronicity

 

30.

Real Life

Send Me an Angel

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-

31.

The Bongos

Barberella

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-

32.

B-Movie

Nowhere Girl

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-

33.

Culture Club

I'll Tumble 4 Ya

Kissing to Be Clever

 

34.

Madness

It Must Be Love

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-

35.

The Romantics

What I Like About You

The Romantics

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36.

Toy Dolls

Nellie the Elephant

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-

37.

Tears for Fears

Change

The Hurting

 

38.

The B-52's

Whammy Kiss

Whammy!

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39.

The Police

King of Pain

Synchronicity

 

40.

The Pretenders

2,000 Miles

Learning to Crawl

 

41.

The Psychedelic Furs

Love My Way

Forever Now

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42.

UB40

Please Don't Make Me Cry

Labour Of Love

 

43.

The Fixx

One Thing Leads to Another

Reach the Beach

 

44.

The Icicle Works

Birds Fly (Whisper to a Scream)

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-

45.

Adam & The Ants

Stand and Deliver

Prince Charming

 

46.

David Bowie

Modern Love

Let's Dance

 

47.

Echo & the Bunnymen

Never Stop

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-

48.

Culture Club

Do You Really Want to Hurt Me

Kissing to Be Clever

 

49.

The English Beat

Mirror in the Bathroom

I Just Can't Stop It

 

50.

Nena

99 Luftballoons

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-

51.

The Style Council

Long Hot Summer

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-

52.

Burning Sensations

Belly of the Whale

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-

53.

Thompson Twins

Watching

Quick Step & Side Kick

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54.

Yes

Owner of a Lonely Heart

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-

55.

Thomas Dolby

She Blinded Me With Science

The Golden Age of Wireless

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56.

Aztec Camera

Oblivious

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-

57.

Siouxsie and the Banshees

Dear Prudence

HyŠna

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58.

Peter Schilling

Major Tom (Coming Home)

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-

59.

Talking Heads

Burning Down the House

Speaking in Tongues

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60.

Echo & the Bunnymen

The Cutter

Porcupine

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61.

Peter Godwin

Images of Heaven

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-

62.

Madness

Our House

Madness

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63.

Modern English

I Melt With You

After the Snow

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64.

NEI

123

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-

65.

The B-52's

Song for a Future Generation

Whammy!

 

66.

Berlin

The Metro

Pleasure Victim

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67.

David Bowie

China Girl

Let's Dance

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68.

Elvis Costello

Everyday I Write the Book

Punch The Clock

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69.

Depeche Mode

Get the Balance Right

People Are People

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70.

The B-52's

Legal Tender

Whammy!

 

71.

Oingo Boingo

Only a Lad

Only a Lad

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72.

Public Image Ltd.

This is Not a Love Song

This Is What You Want...This Is What You Get

 

73.

Q-Feel

Dancing in Heaven

Q-Feel

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74.

The Stray Cats

(She's) Sexy and 17

Rant N' Rave with the Stray Cats

 

75.

Yaz

Nobody's Diary

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-

76.

Devo

That's Good

Oh, No! It's DEVO

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77.

The Fixx

Stand or Fall

Shuttered Room

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78.

INXS

Don't Change

Shabooh Shoobah

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79.

Spandau Ballet

Lifeline

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-

80.

Kajagoogoo

Too Shy

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-

81.

Lords of the New Church

Dance With Me

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-

82.

Midnight Oil

Power and the Passion

10,9,8,7,6,5,4,3,2,1

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83.

Madness

Wings of a Dove

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-

84.

Bow Wow Wow

Do You Want to Hold Me

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-

85.

Tim Scott

Swear

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-

86.

Men Without Hats

Safety Dance

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-

87.

New Order

Blue Monday

Power, Corruption & Lies

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88.

Eurythmics

Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)

Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)

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89.

Falco/ATP

Der Kommisar

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90.

Ultravox

Reap the Wild Wind

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91.

Thompson Twins

Lies

Quick Step & Side Kick

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