Top Songs of 1984


Rank All Time Rank Artist Song
1
29
Prince and The Revolution When Doves Cry
2
71
The Smiths How Soon Is Now?
3
142
Prince and The Revolution Purple Rain
4
182
Bruce Springsteen Born in the U.S.A.
5
214
Madonna Like a Virgin
6
346
Echo and the Bunnymen The Killing Moon
7
375
U2 Pride (In the Name of Love)
8
562
A-ha Take On Me
9
591
Don Henley The Boys of Summer
10
724
Leonard Cohen Hallelujah
11
805
Bruce Springsteen Dancing in the Dark
12
1029
Bruce Springsteen I'm On Fire
13
1050
The Replacements I Will Dare
14
1071
Tina Turner What's Love Got to Do with It
15
1077
Frankie Goes to Hollywood Two Tribes
16
1095
Bronski Beat Smalltown Boy
17
1096
Foreigner I Want to Know What Love Is
18
1104
Chaka Khan I Feel for You
19
1186
The Smiths Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now
20
1238
The Special A.K.A. Free Nelson Mandela
21
1241
Madonna Material Girl
22
1254
The Smiths What Difference Does It Make?
23
1259
Bryan Adams Summer of '69
24
1303
Prince and The Revolution Let's Go Crazy
25
1365
Dead or Alive You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)
26
1418
Wham! feat. George Michael Careless Whisper
27
1492
Run-D.M.C. Rock Box
28
1698
Sade Smooth Operator
29
1793
Tears for Fears Shout
30
1810
U2 Bad
31
1984
Talk Talk It's My Life
32
2152
Prince and The Revolution I Would Die 4 U
33
2176
R.E.M. So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry)
34
2207
Minutemen History Lesson - Part II
35
2308
The Smiths Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want
36
2403
Rita Mitsouko Marcia Baïla
37
2411
Meat Puppets Lake of Fire
38
2461
The Cars Drive
39
2497
Youssou N'Dour Immigres/Bitim Rew
40
2522
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds From Her to Eternity
41
2624
The Chills Pink Frost
42
2758
Commodores Nightshift
43
2793
Depeche Mode People Are People
44
2795
Sheila E. The Glamorous Life
45
2863
John Waite Missing You
46
2881
Band Aid Do They Know It's Christmas?
47
2888
Van Halen Panama
48
2949
Metallica For Whom the Bell Tolls
49
2951
Bruce Springsteen Bobby Jean
50
2982
Prefab Sprout When Love Breaks Down
51
2989
Phil Collins Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now)
52
3039
Barrington Levy Here I Come
53
3118
Lloyd Cole and The Commotions Perfect Skin
54
3254
Scorpions Rock You Like a Hurricane
55
3326
Prince and The Revolution Erotic City
56
3382
The Smiths William, It Was Really Nothing
57
3399
Newcleus Jam On It
58
3414
U.T.F.O. Roxanne, Roxanne
59
3423
Frankie Goes to Hollywood The Power of Love
60
3440
The Jesus and Mary Chain Upside Down
61
3527
Talk Talk Such a Shame
62
3632
Hunters & Collectors Throw Your Arms Around Me
63
3644
Sonic Youth & Lydia Lunch Death Valley '69
64
3654
Téléphone Un autre monde
65
3665
Los Lobos Will the Wolf Survive?
66
3735
Depeche Mode Master and Servant
67
3737
Bruce Springsteen Glory Days
68
3805
Hüsker Dü Pink Turns to Blue
69
3848
The Smiths Reel Around the Fountain
70
3856
Lloyd Cole and The Commotions Rattlesnakes
71
3869
Whodini Friends
72
3896
Scritti Politti Wood Beez (Pray Like Aretha Franklin)
73
3926
Wham! Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go
74
4025
Ratt Round and Round
75
4096
La Unión Lobo hombre en París
76
4108
The Style Council My Ever Changing Moods
77
4118
R.E.M. Don't Go Back to Rockville
78
4137
Sade Your Love Is King
79
4161
Bruce Springsteen No Surrender
80
4174
The Go-Betweens Bachelor Kisses
81
4184
T La Rock & Jazzy Jay It's Yours
82
4227
Minutemen This Ain't No Picnic
83
4329
Depeche Mode Blasphemous Rumours
84
4368
Queen I Want to Break Free
85
4430
Fabrizio De André Crêuza de mä
86
4448
Metallica Fade to Black
87
4478
Cocteau Twins Lorelei
88
4492
Hüsker Dü Eight Miles High
89
4495
El Tri Triste canción
90
4517
Phillip Bailey with Phil Collins Easy Lover
91
4583
Van Halen Hot For Teacher
92
4780
Time Zone World Destruction
93
4807
Double Dee & Steinski The Payoff Mix (Mastermix Of G.L.O.B.E. And Whizkid's "Play That Beat, Mr. D.J.")
94
4987
Stevie Wonder I Just Called to Say I Love You
95
5125
Teena Marie Lovergirl
96
5164
W.A.S.P. Animal (F**k Like a Beast)
97
5349
The Blue Nile Tinseltown in the Rain
98
5381
Charly García Demoliendo hoteles
99
5420
Bruce Cockburn Lovers in a Dangerous Time
100
5484
The Replacements Unsatisfied
101
5667
Bon Jovi Runaway
102
5669
Sammy Hagar I Can't Drive 55
103
5692
Rockwell Somebody's Watching Me
104
5778
Tina Turner Private Dancer
105
5928
Echo and the Bunnymen Seven Seas
106
5933
Rubén Blades Desapariciones
107
5934
Lloyd Cole and The Commotions Forest Fire
108
5953
Laura Branigan Self Control
109
5977
Pat Benatar We Belong
110
6008
Ashford & Simpson Solid
111
6017
Steve Perry Oh Sherrie
112
6038
Section 25 Looking from a Hilltop
113
6050
Metallica Creeping Death
114
6067
The Time Jungle Love
115
6080
Ofra Haza Im nin'alu
116
6131
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds In the Ghetto
117
6246
Twisted Sister We're Not Gonna Take It
118
6271
John Fogerty The Old Man Down the Road
119
6275
Alaska y Dinarama Ni tú ni nadie
120
6372
Madonna Dress You Up
121
6383
Strawberry Switchblade Since Yesterday
122
6409
The World Famous Supreme Team Hey DJ
123
6429
Cameo Room 123 (She's Strange)
124
6454
Redskins Keep On Keeping On
125
6455
Kenny Loggins Footloose
126
6484
Daryl Hall & John Oates Out of Touch
127
6494
Queen Radio Ga Ga
128
6723
Depeche Mode Somebody
129
6731
Scorpions Still Loving You
130
6766
Wham! Freedom
131
6769
John Lennon Nobody Told Me
132
6789
New Order Thieves Like Us
133
6843
Hoodoo Gurus I Want You Back
134
6895
Duran Duran The Wild Boys
135
6903
Bryan Adams Heaven
136
6987
Cold Chisel Flame Trees
137
7035
Prince and The Revolution Darling Nikki
138
7052
Nik Kershaw Wouldn't It Be Good
139
7072
The Smiths Still Ill
140
7088
Propaganda Dr. Mabuse
141
7165
Dennis Edwards Don't Look Any Further
142
7286
The Jacksons State of Shock
143
7350
Madonna Angel
144
7383
Metallica Ride the Lightning
145
7531
Botellita de Jerez Alármala de tos
146
7724
The Style Council Shout to the Top!
147
7726
David Bowie Loving the Alien
148
7789
Bryan Adams Run to You
149
7795
Serge and Charlotte Gainsbourg Lemon Incest
150
7823
Hüsker Dü Turn On the News
151
7858
Everything But the Girl Each and Every One
152
7887
The Stranglers Skin Deep
153
7942
Jocelyn Brown Somebody Else's Guy
154
7946
Kirsty MacColl A New England
155
7971
Iron Maiden 2 Minutes to Midnight
156
8025
Daniel Johnston True Love Will Find You in the End
157
8049
REO Speedwagon Can't Fight This Feeling
158
8075
The Style Council You're the Best Thing
159
8081
The Fat Boys Jailhouse Rap
160
8127
Cocteau Twins Pearly Dewdrops Drop
161
8139
Charly García Cerca de la revolución
162
8269
Miguel Mateos / ZAS Tirá para arriba
163
8430
Bangles Going Down to Liverpool
164
8452
Bruce Springsteen Cover Me
165
8474
Étienne Daho Week-end à Rome
166
8505
Meat Puppets Plateau
167
8580
The Staple Singers Slippery People
168
8592
Julian Cope Sunspots
169
8598
Deniece Williams Let's Hear It for the Boy
170
8781
Animotion Obsession
171
8802
Spinal Tap Tonight I'm Gonna Rock You Tonight
172
8908
Ray Parker Jr. Ghostbusters
173
8965
Killing Joke Eighties
174
9018
Prince and The Revolution The Beautiful Ones
175
9033
The Human League The Lebanon
176
9107
The Everly Brothers On the Wings of a Nightingale
177
9112
U2 A Sort of Homecoming
178
9123
Radio Futura Escuela de calor
179
9195
Bruce Springsteen I'm Goin' Down
180
9219
Chuck Brown & The Soul Searchers We Need Some Money
181
9222
Twisted Sister I Wanna Rock
182
9287
U2 The Unforgettable Fire
183
9318
Deep Purple Knocking at Your Back Door
184
9331
Orange Juice What Presence?
185
9363
Leonard Cohen Dance Me to the End of Love
186
9487
Giorgio Moroder & Philip Oakey Together in Electric Dreams
187
9512
Roxanne Shanté Roxanne's Revenge
188
9515
Manuel Göttsching E2-E4
189
9542
Wham! Last Christmas
190
9573
The Pogues Streams of Whiskey
191
9576
Iron Maiden Rime of the Ancient Mariner
192
9685
Whodini Freaks Come Out at Night
193
9760
Murray Head One Night in Bangkok
194
9811
Scandal The Warrior
195
9824
Art of Noise Close (To the Edit)
196
9857
Bruce Springsteen My Hometown
197
9957
Alphaville Forever Young

Songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 10,000:
Glenn Frey The Heat Is On
Bruce Springsteen Downbound Train
Scritti Politti Absolute
Lou Reed I Love You, Suzanne
Iron Maiden Aces High
Los Abuelos de la Nada Himno de mi corazón
Elton John Sad Songs (Say So Much)
The Imposter [Elvis Costello] Peace in Our Time
Frankie Paul War Is in the Dance
Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble Couldn't Stand the Weather
Chicago Hard Habit to Break
Metallica Jump in the Fire
The Cars You Might Think
Alison Moyet Love Resurrection
Iron Maiden Powerslave
Téléphone New York avec toi
Loose Ends Hangin' on a String (Contemplating)
Paul McCartney No More Lonely Nights
Hugh Masekela Don't Go Lose It Baby
Wham! Everything She Wants
Elvis Costello I Wanna Be Loved
General Public Tenderness
The Waterboys The Big Music
Robyn Hitchcock I Often Dream Of Trains
The Blue Nile Stay
The Cure The Caterpillar
David Bowie Blue Jean
Bronski Beat Why?
Bruce Springsteen Pink Cadillac
Bryan Adams Somebody
Malcolm McLaren Madam Butterfly (Un bel di vedremo)
Gabinete Caligari Cuatro rosas
The Chesterfield Kings She Told Me Lies
R.E.M. Pretty Persuasion
Billy Ocean Caribbean Queen (No More Love on the Run)
Shock Headed Peters I, Bloodbrother Be
LL Cool J I Need a Beat
Fabrizio De André Sidún
Celtic Frost Into the Crypts of Rays
Tones on Tail Go!
Ramones Howling at the Moon
Lizzy Mercier-Descloux Mais où sont passées les gazelles
Madness Michael Caine
Klymaxx I Miss You
Paolo Conte Sparring Partner
Van Halen I'll Wait
The Blue Nile Easter Parade
Black Flag My War
Ry Cooder Paris, Texas
Hank Williams, Jr. All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming Over Tonight
Metallica Fight Fire with Fire
The Replacements Answering Machine
Julian Cope Reynard the Fox
Bryan Adams feat. Tina Turner It's Only Love
Grandmaster Melle Mel & The Furious Five Beat Street
Doug E. Fresh feat. DJs Chill Will & Barry Bee Just Having Fun
The Prisoners Melanie
Metal Church Metal Church
Tina Turner Better Be Good to Me
Mike Oldfield feat. Maggie Reilly To France
New Edition Cool It Now
Marty Robbins (Ghost) Riders in the Sky
Radio Futura Semilla negra
Bangles Hero Takes a Fall
The Cult Spiritwalker
Dan Hartman I Can Dream About You
Metallica Am I Evil?
Simple Minds Up on the Catwalk
Jesse Saunders On and On
The Kane Gang Closest Thing to Heaven
The Psychedelic Furs The Ghost in You
Cocteau Twins The Spangle Maker
Shannon Give Me Tonight
Smiley Culture Cockney Translation
Richard Gotainer Le Youki
Ultravox Dancing with Tears in My Eyes
The Replacements Sixteen Blue
Cold Chisel Saturday Night
Bruce Cockburn If I Had a Rocket Launcher
John Fogerty Big Train (From Memphis)
Hüsker Dü Never Talking to You Again
Working Week Venceremos - We Will Win
Deep Purple Perfect Strangers
Afrika Bambaataa & James Brown Unity
Dio The Last in Line
Motörhead Killed by Death
Marillion Fugazi