Top Songs of 1989



RankAll Time RankArtistSong
1 107 Public Enemy
Fight the Power
2 192 Madonna
Like a Prayer
3 205 Pixies
Debaser
4 210 The Stone Roses
Fools Gold
5 244 Pixies
Monkey Gone to Heaven
6 367 Depeche Mode
Personal Jesus
7 529 De La Soul
Me Myself and I
8 614 Neil Young
Rockin' in the Free World
9 679 Soul II Soul
Back to Life
10 702 The Stone Roses
I Wanna Be Adored
11 774 Chris Isaak
Wicked Game
12 803 Tom Petty
Free Fallin'
13 818 The Stone Roses
She Bangs the Drums
14 846 Nirvana
About a Girl
15 856 The Stone Roses
I Am the Resurrection
16 914 808 State
Pacific State
17 1017 The B-52's
Love Shack
18 1018 Pixies
Here Comes Your Man
19 1060 Nine Inch Nails
Head Like a Hole
20 1076 Faith No More
Epic
21 1232 Beastie Boys
Hey Ladies
22 1382 The Cure
Pictures of You
23 1446 Orbital
Chime
24 1479 The Stone Roses
Made of Stone
25 1532 Lil' Louis
French Kiss
26 1554 Young M.C.
Bust a Move
27 1597 Soul II Soul
Keep On Movin'
28 1605 The Cure
Lullaby
29 1625 Fine Young Cannibals
She Drives Me Crazy
30 1796 Happy Mondays
Hallelujah
31 1861 Julee Cruise
Falling
32 1963 Pixies
Hey
33 1980 Biz Markie
Just a Friend
34 1996 The Cure
Lovesong
35 2052 Galaxie 500
Blue Thunder
36 2121 Neneh Cherry
Manchild
37 2200 Madonna
Express Yourself
38 2297 James
Sit Down
39 2323 Black Box
Ride On Time
40 2350 The Cure
Disintegration
41 2387 The Sundays
Can't Be Sure
42 2414 The KLF
3 A.M. Eternal
43 2470 Inner City
Good Life
44 2476 Electronic
Getting Away with It
45 2477 The Jesus and Mary Chain
Head On
46 2605 Elvis Costello
Veronica
47 2700 Digital Underground
Doowutchyalike
48 2823 De La Soul
Eye Know
49 2911 Lou Reed
Dirty Blvd
50 2912 The Lightning Seeds
Pure
51 3005 Indigo Girls
Closer to Fine
52 3061 The Stone Roses
Waterfall
53 3095 The Beloved
The Sun Rising
54 3156 De La Soul
Say No Go
55 3193 XTC
The Mayor of Simpleton
56 3246 The Neville Brothers
Yellow Moon
57 3358 Tears for Fears
Sowing the Seeds of Love
58 3458 Tone-Lōc
Funky Cold Medina
59 3515 Alannah Myles
Black Velvet
60 3567 Technotronic
Pump Up the Jam
61 3593 Aerosmith
Janie's Got a Gun
62 3716 Morrissey
Last of the Famous International Playboys
63 3798 Love & Rockets
So Alive
64 3807 Roy Orbison
You Got It
65 3839 Janet Jackson
Rhythm Nation
66 3883 Prince
Batdance
67 3922 The Replacements
I'll Be You
68 3971 Red Hot Chili Peppers
Higher Ground
69 3998 Beastie Boys
Shake Your Rump
70 4136 The B-52's
Roam
71 4293 Lisa Stansfield
All Around the World
72 4312 Simple Minds
Belfast Child
73 4555 Bob Dylan
Man in the Long Black Coat
74 4694 Les Negresses Vertes
Zobi la mouche
75 4767 Kate Bush
The Sensual World
76 4853 Aerosmith
Love in an Elevator
77 4864 Bob Mould
See a Little Light
78 4944 Dusty Springfield
Nothing Has Been Proved
79 4952 Garth Brooks
The Dance
80 4996 Maestro Fresh Wes
Let Your Backbone Slide
81 5067 Pixies
Wave of Mutilation
82 5142 Adeva
Respect
83 5148 Michael Penn
No Myth
84 5178 Beastie Boys
Shadrach
85 5436 De La Soul
Buddy
86 5489 Mano Negra
King Kong Five
87 5526 Mother Love Bone
Chloe Dancer/Crown of Thorns
88 5582 Queen Latifah
Ladies First
89 5659 James
Come Home
90 5707 Frankie Knuckles presents Satoshi Tomiie
Tears
91 5722 Van Morrison
Have I Told You Lately?
92 5832 The Tragically Hip
New Orleans Is Sinking
93 5854 The The
The Beat(en) Generation
94 5870 Shakespear's Sister
You're History


Some songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 6000:
The Wedding Present
Kennedy
Don Henley
The End of the Innocence
The Go-Betweens
Love Goes On!
De La Soul
The Magic Number
Bob Dylan
Most of the Time
Rickie Lee Jones
The Horses
The Cult
Fire Woman
The Blue Nile
Downtown Lights
John Lee Hooker feat. Carlos Santana & The Santana Band
The Healer
The Cure
Fascination Street
Junior Reid
One Blood
Liza Minnelli
Losing My Mind
Dinosaur Jr.
Just Like Heaven
Mano Negra
Pas assez de toi
New Order
Round & Round
Tom Petty
I Won't Back Down
The Lemonheads
Luka
The Rolling Stones
Mixed Emotions
Kaoma
Lambada
Melvins
Oven
Another Sunny Day
You Should All Be Murdered
2 Live Crew
Me So Horny
Transvision Vamp
Baby I Don't Care
Lou Reed
Romeo Had Juliette
The Blue Nile
From a Late Night Train
Sueño Latino
Sueño Latino
The D.O.C.
It's Funky Enough
Max Q
Way of the World
Kitchens of Distinction
The 3rd Time We Opened the Capsule
The Blue Nile
Headlights on the Parade
Cher
If I Could Turn Back Time
S'Express
Hey Music Lover
Gladys Knight
License To Kill
Lenny Kravitz
Mr. Cab Driver
The Grapes of Wrath
All the Things I Wasn't
Redhead Kingpin and the F.B.I.
Do the Right Thing
Beastie Boys
Year and a Day
Juan Luis Guerra y 4.40
Ojala que llueva café
David Byrne & Celia Cruz
Loco de Amor (Crazy for Love)
The Beautiful South
Song for Whoever
Elvis Costello
Deep Dark Truthful Mirror
Public Image Ltd.
Disappointed
EPMD
So What Cha Sayin'
Mötley Crüe
Dr. Feelgood
Stevie Nicks
Rooms on Fire
The Stop the Violence Movement
Self-Destruction
The Wonder Stuff
Don't Let Me Down Gently
Ten City
That's The Way Love Is
Bonnie Raitt
A Thing Called Love
Clint Black
Killin' Time
Phil Collins
Another Day in Paradise

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