Top Songs of the 1980's - and the Chicago DJ Pros Who Know How to Play Them

Rank Song Title Song Artist Year Genre
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1 Don't Stop Believin' Journey 1981 Rock
2 You Shook Me All Night Long AC/DC 1980 Rock
3 Love Shack B-52's 1989 Popular
4 Livin' On A Prayer Bon Jovi 1986 Rock
5 Pour Some Sugar On Me Def Leppard 1987 Rock
6 Billie Jean Michael Jackson 1982 Popular
7 Celebration Kool & The Gang 1980 Disco
8 Footloose Kenny Loggins 1984 Popular
9 Thriller Michael Jackson 1982 Popular
10 I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) Whitney Houston 1987 Popular
11 Girls Just Want To Have Fun Cyndi Lauper 1984 Popular
12 Summer Of 69 Bryan Adams 1984 Rock
13 The Way You Make Me Feel Michael Jackson 1987 Popular
14 Jessie's Girl Rick Springfield 1981 Popular
15 (I've Had) The Time Of My Life Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes 1987 Ballad
16 Pretty Young Thing (P.Y.T) Michael Jackson 1982 Popular
17 Push It Salt-N-Pepa 1987 Popular
18 Faithfully Journey 1983 Ballad
19 Bust A Move Young M.C. 1989 Popular
20 Crazy Little Thing Called Love Queen 1980 Popular
21 Beat It Michael Jackson 1983 Popular
22 Sweet Child O' Mine Guns N' Roses 1987 Rock
23 Take Me Home Tonight Eddie Money 1986 Oldies
24 Red Red Wine UB40 1988 Popular
25 What I Like About You Romantics 1980 Rock
26 Like A Prayer Madonna 1989 Popular
27 Kiss Prince 1986 Popular
28 White Wedding Billy Idol 1983 Popular
29 I Love Rock 'N Roll Joan Jett & Blackhearts 1982 Popular
30 Another One Bites The Dust Queen 1981 Popular
31 Come on Eileen Dexy's Midnight Runners 1982 Popular
32 Super Freak Rick James 1981 Popular
33 Mony Mony Billy Idol 1987 Popular
34 Wild Thing Tone Loc 1988 Popular
35 It's Tricky Run-D.M.C. 1986 Popular
36 Sharp Dressed Man ZZ Top 1983 Rock
37 Take On Me a-ha 1985 Popular
38 (You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party!) Beastie Boys 1987 Alternative
39 Hit Me With Your Best Shot Pat Benatar 1980 Alternative
40 Fishin' in the Dark The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band 1987 Country
41 Smooth Criminal Michael Jackson 1987 Popular
42 You Spin Me Round (Like A Record) Dead Or Alive 1984 Alternative
43 Rock With You Michael Jackson 1980 Popular
44 Any Way You Want It Journey 1980 Rock
45 Copperhead Road Steve Earle 1988 Popular
46 Walking On Sunshine Katrina & The Waves 1985 Oldies
47 It Takes Two Rob Base & D.J. E-Z Rock 1988 Popular
48 You Make My Dreams Come True Daryl Hall & John Oates 1982 Oldies
49 Forever And Ever, Amen Randy Travis 1987 Country
50 The Safety Dance Men Without Hats 1983 Oldies
51 Open Arms Journey 1982 Ballad
52 All Night Long (All Night) Lionel Richie 1983 Popular
53 Your Love Outfield 1985 Popular
54 Blister In The Sun Violent Femmes 1982 Alternative
55 Jack & Diane John Cougar 1982 Popular
56 Kokomo Beach Boys 1988 Popular
57 1999 Prince 1983 Popular
58 Free Fallin' Tom Petty 1989 Rock
59 Funky Cold Medina Tone Loc 1989 Popular
60 Eye Of The Tiger Survivor 1982 Oldies
61 Wanna Be Startin' Somethin' Michael Jackson 1983 Popular
62 You Give Love A Bad Name Bon Jovi 1986 Popular
63 Let's Go Crazy Prince & The Revolution 1984 Popular
64 Could You Be Loved Bob Marley & The Wailers 1980 Reggae
65 Get Down On It Kool & The Gang 1981 Popular
66 Never Gonna Give You Up Rick Astley 1987 Popular
67 Brass Monkey Beastie Boys 1986 Alternative
68 Africa Toto 1983 Ballad
69 You Dropped A Bomb On Me Gap Band 1982 Popular
70 Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go Wham! 1984 Popular
71 It's Raining Men Weather Girls 1982 Popular
72 Back In Black AC/DC 1980 Rock
73 Man In The Mirror Michael Jackson 1987 Ballad
74 Pump Up The Jam Technotronic Feat. Felly 1989 Popular
75 In Your Eyes Peter Gabriel 1986 Alternative
76 Uptown Girl Billy Joel 1983 Popular
77 Dead Man's Party Oingo Boingo 1985 Popular
78 Paradise City Guns N' Roses 1989 Rock
79 Dancing In The Dark Bruce Springsteen 1984 Alternative
80 Let's Groove Earth, Wind & Fire 1981 Oldies
81 Conga Gloria Estefan & Miami Sound Machine 1985 Popular
82 Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic Police 1981 Popular
83 Could I Have This Dance Anne Murray 1980 Ballad
84 Under Pressure Queen & David Bowie 1981 Rock
85 Glory Days Bruce Springsteen 1985 Popular
86 She's Got A Way Billy Joel 1982 Oldies
87 Forever Young Rod Stewart 1988 Alternative
88 Can't Fight This Feeling REO Speedwagon 1985 Ballad
89 Dancing With Myself Billy Idol 1981 Rock
90 Just Like Heaven Cure 1987 Alternative
91 Funkytown Lipps Inc. 1980 Oldies
92 Walk Like An Egyptian Bangles 1986 Rock
93 You're The Inspiration Chicago 1984 Ballad
94 Jump Van Halen 1984 Rock
95 Tainted Love Soft Cell 1982 Popular
96 Heaven Bryan Adams 1985 Oldies
97 Here And Now Luther Vandross 1989 Ballad
98 Nothin' But A Good Time Poison 1988 Rock
99 Its Raining Men Weather Girls 1983 Funk
100 Strokin

 

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