Acclaimed Music - The Top Songs from 1978
The Top Songs from 1978

RankAll Time
Rank
ArtistSingleSample
1 137 The Clash
(White Man) In Hammersmith Palais

2 218 Blondie
Heart of Glass
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3 237 The Buzzcocks
Ever Fallen in Love?
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4 249 The Undertones
Teenage Kicks
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5 271 The Police
Roxanne
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6 351 The B-52's
Rock Lobster
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7 366 Chic
Le Freak

8 400 Patti Smith Group
Because the Night
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9 408 Ramones
I Wanna Be Sedated

10 415 Funkadelic
One Nation Under a Groove
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11 416 Public Image Ltd.
Public Image
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12 423 The Jam
Down in the Tubestation at Midnight

13 432 Dire Straits
Sultans of Swing
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14 451 Magazine
Shot by Both Sides
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15 548 Cheap Trick
Surrender
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16 572 Kraftwerk
Das Model
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17 656 Kate Bush
Wuthering Heights
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18 661 Elvis Costello
Radio Radio
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19 672 The Rolling Stones
Miss You
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20 695 Joe Jackson
Is She Really Going Out with Him?
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21 716 Elvis Costello
(I Don't Want to Go to) Chelsea
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22 767 Siouxsie and The Banshees
Hongkong Garden

23 794 Devo
(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction
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24 832 The Only Ones
Another Girl, Another Planet

25 869 Elvis Costello
Pump It Up
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26 891 Gang of Four
Damaged Goods

27 924 The Cars
Just What I Needed
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28 1007 Elvis Costello
Lipstick Vogue
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29 1046 The Buzzcocks
What Do I Get?
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30 1091 Elvis Costello
(What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace Love & Understanding

31 1126 Talking Heads
Take Me to the River
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32 1157 Warren Zevon
Werewolves of London
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33 1221 Sylvester
(You Make me Feel) Mighty Real

34 1274 Ian Dury and The Blockheads
Hit Me with Your Rhythm Stick

35 1325 Blondie
One Way or Another
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36 1393 The Doobie Brothers
What a Fool Believes

37 1399 The Human League
Being Boiled

38 1518 Evelyn "Champagne" King
Shame

39 1604 The Rolling Stones
Beast of Burden
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40 1611 Kenny Rogers
The Gambler

41 1697 Van Halen
Runnin' with the Devil
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42 1740 The Village People
Y.M.C.A.

43 1956 The Cramps
Human Fly

44 1964 Kraftwerk
The Robots
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45 1985 X-Ray Spex
The Day the World Turned Day-Glo
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46 1988 The Cars
My Best Friend's Girl
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47 2098 Subway Sect
Ambition

48 2152 Rod Stewart
Da Ya Think I'm Sexy

49 2179 Bob Marley and The Wailers
Is This Love
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50 2195 The Mekons
Where Were You?

51 2196 Van Halen
Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love
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52 2240 Gerry Rafferty
Baker Street
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53 2468 Big Star
Kanga-Roo
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54 2511 Nick Lowe
I Love the Sound of Breaking Glass

55 2581 Stiff Little Fingers
Alternative Ulster
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56 2602 Joe Walsh
Life's Been Good

57 2630 The Police
Can't Stand Losing You
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58 2698 Bruce Springsteen
Prove It All Night
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59 2849 The Normal
Warm Leatherette

60 2850 Plastic Bertrand
Ca Plane Pour Moi

61 2905 Chaka Khan
I'm Every Woman

62 2950 The Who
Who Are You

63 2954 X-Ray Spex
Identity
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Some songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
Rose Royce
Love Don't Live Here Anymore

The Slits
I Heard It Through the Grapevine

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Outdoor Miner
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Ian Dury and The Blockheads
What a Waste

Blondie
Denis
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Sex Pistols
My Way

Delta 5
Mind Your Own Business

Earth, Wind & Fire
September

The Slits
Typical Girls

ABBA
Take a Chance on Me

Bob Seger
Old Time Rock'n'Roll
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Wire
I Am the Fly
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The Clash
Julie's Been Working for the Drug Squad
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The Rolling Stones
Shattered
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The Commodores
Three Times a Lady



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