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KROQ Top 106.7 Countdowns by Year
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Top 300 Songs of the 90s 500 Most Requested of All-Time (Memorial Day 2006) KROQ's Labor Day 90's 500 (2007) KROQ Memorial 500 (Memorial Day 2008)

The KROQ Top 106.7 Songs of 1980

Ranking

Artist Name

Song Title

Album Title

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1.

Devo

Whip It

Freedom of Choice

2.

The Pretenders

The Wait

Pretenders

3.

Tom Petty

Refugee

Damn The Torpedoes

 

4.

The Rolling Stones

She's So Cold

Emotional Rescue

 

5.

The B-52's

Give Me Back My Man

Wild Planet

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6.

Pink Floyd

Another Brick in the Wall Part II

The Wall

-

7.

The Cars

Touch and Go

Panorama

8.

The Police

De Do Do Do De Da Da Da

Zenyatta Mondatta

 

9.

Talking Heads

Once in a Lifetime

Remain in Light

10.

The Clash

Train in Vain

London Calling

11.

Oingo Boingo

Only a Lad

Only a Lad

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12.

John Lennon

Cleanup Time

Double Fantasy

-

13.

AC/DC

What Do You Do for Money Honey

Back In Black

-

14.

The Vapors

Turning Japanese

New Clear Days

-

15.

The Dead Kennedys

Holiday in Cambodia

Fresh Fruit For Rotting Vegetables

-

16.

X

Los Angeles

Los Angeles

-

17.

Devo

Freedom of Choice

Freedom of Choice

18.

The Romantics

What I Like About You

-

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19.

The Pretenders

Mystery Achievement

Pretenders

20.

Tom Petty

Don't Do Me Like That

Damn The Torpedoes

 

21.

Van Halen

And the Cradle Will Rock

-

-

22.

Queen

Another One Bites The Dust

The Game

-

23.

Bob Seger

Her Strut

-

-

24.

David Bowie

Ashes to Ashes

Scary Monsters

-

25.

Peter Gabriel

Games Without Frontiers

Peter Gabriel

-

26.

The Rolling Stones

Let Me Go

Emotional Rescue

 

27.

Pink Floyd

Comfortably Numb

The Wall

-

28.

The Cars

Up and Down

Panorama

-

29.

Gary Numan

Cars

-

-

30.

Alice Cooper

Clones

-

-

31.

The B-52's

Private Idaho

Wild Planet

-

32.

Genesis

Misunderstanding

-

-

33.

Rod Stewart

Foolish Behavior

-

-

34.

Pat Benatar

Hit Me With Your Best Shot

-

-

35.

The Pretenders

Tattooed Love Boys

Pretenders

36.

The Police

Don't Stand So Close to Me

Zenyatta Mondatta

 

37.

Talking Heads

Crosseyed and Painless

Remain in Light

38.

The Clash

Clampdown

London Calling

39.

Heart

Even It Up

-

-

40.

The Motels

Danger

-

-

41.

Bruce Springsteen

Ramrod

-

-

42.

Pete Townshend

Rough Boys

-

-

43.

Elvis Costello

5ive Gears in Reverse

Get Happy!!

-

44.

The Surf Punks

My Beach

-

-

45.

David Bowie

Fashion

Scary Monsters

-

46.

Rockpile

Teacher Teacher

-

-

47.

Oingo Boingo

Ain't this the Life

-

-

48.

Devo

Girl U Want

Freedom of Choice

49.

Tom Petty

Here Comes My Girl

Damn The Torpedoes

 

50.

The Rolling Stones

Emotional Rescue

Emotional Rescue

 

51.

The Cars

Misfit Kid

Panorama

-

52.

AC/DC

You Shook Me All Night Long

Back in Black

-

53.

Robin Trower

Victims of the Fury

-

-

54.

Queen

Rock It (Prime Jive)

The Game

-

55.

Roger Daltrey

Free Me

-

-

56.

Pat Travers

Snortin' Whiskey

-

-

57.

John Lennon

(Just Like) Starting Over

Double Fantasy

-

58.

The B-52's

Strobe Light

Wild Planet

-

59.

The Pretenders

Talk of the Town

Pretenders II

60.

Pink Floyd

Run Like Hell

-

-

61.

The Police

Canary in a Coalmine

Zenyatta Mondatta

62.

XTC

Generals and Majors

Black Sea

-

63.

J. Geils

Love Stinks

-

-

64.

Genesis

Turn it on Again

-

-

65.

Talking Heads

Houses in Motion

Remain in Light

66.

Devo

Gates of Steel

Freedom of Choice

67.

The Clash

London Calling

London Calling

68.

Bob Seger

Betty Lou's Gettin' Out

-

-

69.

The Cars

Gimmie Some Slack

Panorama

-

70.

Tom Petty

Even the Losers

Damn The Torpedoes

 

71.

The Rolling Stones

Send it to Me

Emotional Rescue

 

72.

Van Halen

Everybody Wants Some

-

-

73.

Queen

Dragon Attack

The Game

-

74.

Rod Stewart

Giíme Wings

-

-

75.

Elvis Costello

I Can't Stand Up (For Falling Down)

Get Happy!!

-

76.

David Bowie

Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps)

Scary Monsters

-

77.

Heart

Bebe Le Strange

-

-

78.

Alice Cooper

Pain

-

-

79.

Peter Gabriel

Not One Of Us

Peter Gabriel

-

80.

Siouxsie and the Banshees

Christine

Kaleidoscope

 

81.

Huey Lewis And The News

Who Cares

-

-

82.

AC/DC

Hells Bells

Back in Black

-

83.

The Police

Driven To Tears

Zenyatta Mondatta

84.

The Pretenders

Brass In Pocket

Pretenders

85.

Tom Petty

Don't Bring Me Down

-

-

86.

Gary Myrick & Figures

She Talks In Stereo

-

-

87.

The Cars

Don't Tell Me No

Panorama

-

88.

Joe Walsh

All Night Long

-

-

89.

Paul McCartney

Temporary Secretary

-

-

90.

The Romeos

Seriously Affected

-

-

91.

Elvis Costello

Getting Mighty Crowded

Get Happy!!

-

92.

Surf Punks

My Wave

-

-

93.

Cheap Trick

High Priest Of Rhythmic Noise

-

-

94.

The Kingbees

My Mistake

-

-

95.

Journey

Anyway You Want It

-

-

96.

Dave Davies

Nothin More To Lose

-

-

97.

Heart

Rockin Heaven Down

-

-

98.

Queen

Crazy Little Thing Called Love

The Game

-

99.

Rod Stewart

Passion

-

-

100.

The Pretenders

Cuban Slide

-

-

101.

Plimsouls

Zero Hour

-

-

102.

Squeeze

Pulling Mussels (From the Shell)

Argybargy

 

103.

Cheap Trick

Just Got Back

-

-

104.

Babys

Too Far Gone

-

-

105.

Tom Petty

What Are You Doin' In My Life?

Damn The Torpedoes

 

106.

Cheap Trick

Everything Works If You Let It

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-

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KROQ Theme

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