Top Songs of 1984


Rank All Time Rank Artist Song
1
28
Prince and The Revolution When Doves Cry
2
71
The Smiths How Soon Is Now?
3
139
Prince and The Revolution Purple Rain
4
185
Bruce Springsteen Born in the U.S.A.
5
216
Madonna Like a Virgin
6
343
Echo and the Bunnymen The Killing Moon
7
370
U2 Pride (In the Name of Love)
8
551
A-ha Take On Me
9
585
Don Henley The Boys of Summer
10
710
Leonard Cohen Hallelujah
11
791
Bruce Springsteen Dancing in the Dark
12
1019
Bruce Springsteen I'm On Fire
13
1043
The Replacements I Will Dare
14
1063
Tina Turner What's Love Got to Do with It
15
1066
Frankie Goes to Hollywood Two Tribes
16
1077
Bronski Beat Smalltown Boy
17
1085
Foreigner I Want to Know What Love Is
18
1092
Chaka Khan I Feel for You
19
1156
The Smiths Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now
20
1220
The Special A.K.A. Free Nelson Mandela
21
1232
Madonna Material Girl
22
1239
The Smiths What Difference Does It Make?
23
1249
Bryan Adams Summer of '69
24
1280
Prince and The Revolution Let's Go Crazy
25
1352
Dead or Alive You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)
26
1395
Wham! feat. George Michael Careless Whisper
27
1476
Run-D.M.C. Rock Box
28
1678
Sade Smooth Operator
29
1774
Tears for Fears Shout
30
1780
U2 Bad
31
1951
Talk Talk It's My Life
32
2095
Prince and The Revolution I Would Die 4 U
33
2134
R.E.M. So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry)
34
2169
Minutemen History Lesson (Part II)
35
2263
The Smiths Please Please Please Let Me Get What I Want
36
2376
Les Rita Mitsouko Marcia baila
37
2382
Meat Puppets Lake of Fire
38
2423
The Cars Drive
39
2470
Youssou N'Dour Immigres/Bitim Rew
40
2478
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds From Her to Eternity
41
2575
The Chills Pink Frost
42
2721
Commodores Nightshift
43
2737
Sheila E. The Glamorous Life
44
2745
Depeche Mode People Are People
45
2827
John Waite Missing You
46
2838
Van Halen Panama
47
2862
Band Aid Do They Know It's Christmas?
48
2909
Bruce Springsteen Bobby Jean
49
2931
Metallica For Whom the Bell Tolls
50
2942
Prefab Sprout When Love Breaks Down
51
2969
Phil Collins Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now)
52
3001
Barrington Levy Here I Come
53
3065
Lloyd Cole and The Commotions Perfect Skin
54
3198
Scorpions Rock You Like a Hurricane
55
3275
Prince and The Revolution Erotic City
56
3342
The Smiths William, It Was Really Nothing
57
3344
Newcleus Jam On It
58
3364
U.T.F.O. Roxanne, Roxanne
59
3366
Frankie Goes to Hollywood The Power of Love
60
3390
The Jesus and Mary Chain Upside Down
61
3457
Talk Talk Such a Shame
62
3574
Sonic Youth & Lydia Lunch Death Valley '69
63
3591
Hunters & Collectors Throw Your Arms Around Me
64
3604
Los Lobos Will the Wolf Survive?
65
3622
Téléphone Un autre monde
66
3655
Depeche Mode Master and Servant
67
3693
Bruce Springsteen Glory Days
68
3742
Hüsker Dü Pink Turns to Blue
69
3774
Whodini Friends
70
3797
Lloyd Cole and The Commotions Rattlesnakes
71
3807
The Smiths Reel Around the Fountain
72
3826
Scritti Politti Wood Beez (Pray Like Aretha Franklin)
73
3852
Wham! Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go
74
3941
Ratt Round and Round
75
4016
The Style Council My Ever Changing Moods
76
4024
R.E.M. Don't Go Back to Rockville
77
4077
Sade Your Love Is King
78
4080
Bruce Springsteen No Surrender
79
4113
T La Rock & Jazzy Jay It's Yours
80
4116
La Unión Lobo hombre en París
81
4118
The Go-Betweens Bachelor Kisses
82
4162
Minutemen This Ain't No Picnic
83
4196
Depeche Mode Blasphemous Rumours
84
4303
Fabrizio De André Crêuza de mä
85
4317
Queen I Want to Break Free
86
4394
Metallica Fade to Black
87
4410
Cocteau Twins Lorelei
88
4416
Hüsker Dü Eight Miles High
89
4450
Phillip Bailey with Phil Collins Easy Lover
90
4486
Van Halen Hot For Teacher
91
4509
El Tri Triste canción
92
4689
Time Zone World Destruction
93
4710
Double Dee & Steinski The Payoff Mix (Mastermix Of G.L.O.B.E. And Whizkid's "Play That Beat, Mr. D.J.")
94
4921
Stevie Wonder I Just Called to Say I Love You
95
5029
Teena Marie Lovergirl
96
5082
W.A.S.P. Animal (F**k Like a Beast)
97
5243
The Blue Nile Tinseltown in the Rain
98
5325
Bruce Cockburn Lovers in a Dangerous Time
99
5383
The Replacements Unsatisfied
100
5451
Charly García Demoliendo hoteles
101
5585
Sammy Hagar I Can't Drive 55
102
5595
Rockwell Somebody's Watching Me
103
5597
Bon Jovi Runaway
104
5708
Tina Turner Private Dancer
105
5813
Echo and the Bunnymen Seven Seas
106
5828
Lloyd Cole and The Commotions Forest Fire
107
5834
Rubén Blades Desapariciones
108
5863
Laura Branigan Self Control
109
5900
Ashford & Simpson Solid
110
5934
Pat Benatar We Belong
111
5936
Steve Perry Oh Sherrie
112
5941
The Time Jungle Love
113
5947
Section 25 Looking from a Hilltop
114
5970
Metallica Creeping Death
115
6003
Ofra Haza Im nin'alu
116
6043
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds In the Ghetto
117
6129
Twisted Sister We're Not Gonna Take It
118
6180
John Fogerty The Old Man Down the Road
119
6275
The World Famous Supreme Team Hey DJ
120
6286
Strawberry Switchblade Since Yesterday
121
6304
Madonna Dress You Up
122
6316
Cameo Room 123 (She's Strange)
123
6324
Alaska y Dinarama Ni tú ni nadie
124
6336
Redskins Keep On Keeping On
125
6379
Daryl Hall & John Oates Out of Touch
126
6394
Kenny Loggins Footloose
127
6441
Queen Radio Ga Ga
128
6526
Depeche Mode Somebody
129
6638
Scorpions Still Loving You
130
6687
John Lennon Nobody Told Me
131
6689
Wham! Freedom
132
6716
New Order Thieves Like Us
133
6779
Hoodoo Gurus I Want You Back
134
6835
Bryan Adams Heaven
135
6849
Duran Duran The Wild Boys
136
6886
Cold Chisel Flame Trees
137
6971
Propaganda Dr. Mabuse
138
6978
Nik Kershaw Wouldn't It Be Good
139
6988
Prince and The Revolution Darling Nikki
140
7010
The Smiths Still Ill
141
7064
Dennis Edwards Don't Look Any Further
142
7239
The Jacksons State of Shock
143
7259
Madonna Angel
144
7304
Metallica Ride the Lightning
145
7490
Serge and Charlotte Gainsbourg Lemon Incest
146
7534
Botellita de Jerez Alármala de tos
147
7620
David Bowie Loving the Alien
148
7660
The Style Council Shout to the Top
149
7699
Bryan Adams Run to You
150
7704
Hüsker Dü Turn On the News
151
7710
Everything But the Girl Each and Every One
152
7758
The Stranglers Skin Deep
153
7780
Jocelyn Brown Somebody Else's Guy
154
7837
Kirsty MacColl A New England
155
7855
Iron Maiden 2 Minutes to Midnight
156
7888
Daniel Johnston True Love Will Find You in the End
157
7931
The Style Council You're the Best Thing
158
7942
The Fat Boys Jailhouse Rap
159
7949
REO Speedwagon Can't Fight This Feeling
160
7995
Cocteau Twins Pearly Dewdrops Drop
161
8112
Charly García Cerca de la revolución
162
8284
Bruce Springsteen Cover Me
163
8299
Bangles Going Down to Liverpool
164
8311
Miguel Mateos / ZAS Tirá para arriba
165
8395
Meat Puppets Plateau
166
8400
Étienne Daho Week-end à Rome
167
8404
Deniece Williams Let's Hear It for the Boy
168
8435
Julian Cope Sunspots
169
8436
The Staple Singers Slippery People
170
8628
Animotion Obsession
171
8664
Spinal Tap Tonight I'm Gonna Rock You Tonight
172
8747
Ray Parker Jr. Ghostbusters
173
8799
Killing Joke Eighties
174
8867
The Human League The Lebanon
175
8902
Prince and The Revolution The Beautiful Ones
176
8990
U2 A Sort of Homecoming
177
8991
The Everly Brothers On the Wings of a Nightingale
178
9069
Twisted Sister I Wanna Rock
179
9076
Chuck Brown & The Soul Searchers We Need Some Money
180
9117
Radio Futura Escuela de calor
181
9164
Orange Juice What Presence?
182
9170
U2 The Unforgettable Fire
183
9217
Deep Purple Knocking at Your Back Door
184
9255
Leonard Cohen Dance Me to the End of Love
185
9372
Manuel Göttsching E2-E4
186
9392
Roxanne Shanté Roxanne's Revenge
187
9410
Giorgio Moroder & Philip Oakley Together in Electric Dreams
188
9432
Wham! Last Christmas
189
9479
Iron Maiden Rime of the Ancient Mariner
190
9491
The Pogues Streams of Whiskey
191
9561
Whodini Freaks Come Out at Night
192
9643
Art of Noise Close (To the Edit)
193
9665
Murray Head One Night in Bangkok
194
9708
Bruce Springsteen Downbound Train
195
9718
Scandal The Warrior
196
9755
Bruce Springsteen My Hometown
197
9867
Alphaville Forever Young
198
9975
Glenn Frey The Heat Is On

Songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 10,000:
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
The Cars You Might Think
Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble Couldn't Stand the Weather
Chicago Hard Habit to Break
Metallica Jump in the Fire
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
David Bowie Blue Jean
Robyn Hitchcock I Often Dream Of Trains
The Blue Nile Stay
The Cure The Caterpillar
Bronski Beat Why?
Malcolm McLaren Madam Butterfly (Un bel di vedremo)
Bruce Springsteen Pink Cadillac
Bryan Adams Somebody
Billy Ocean Caribbean Queen (No More Love on the Run)
Gabinete Caligari Cuatro rosas
R.E.M. Pretty Persuasion
The Chesterfield Kings She Told Me Lies
LL Cool J I Need a Beat
Fabrizio De André Sidún
Shock Headed Peters I, Bloodbrother Be
Tones on Tail Go!
Celtic Frost Into the Crypts of Rays
Ramones Howling at the Moon
Madness Michael Caine
Lizzy Mercier-Descloux Mais où sont passées les gazelles
Klymaxx I Miss You
Paolo Conte Sparring Partner
Van Halen I'll Wait
The Blue Nile Easter Parade
Black Flag My War
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
Grandmaster Melle Mel & The Furious Five Beat Street
Bryan Adams feat. Tina Turner It's Only Love
Doug E. Fresh feat. DJs Chill Will & Barry Bee Just Having Fun
The Prisoners Melanie
Tina Turner Better Be Good to Me
Metal Church Metal Church
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 Spirit Walker
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
Shannon Give Me Tonight
Cocteau Twins The Spangle Maker
Smiley Culture Cockney Translation
Ultravox Dancing with Tears in My Eyes
Richard Gotainer Le Youki
Bruce Cockburn If I Had a Rocket Launcher
The Replacements Sixteen Blue
Cold Chisel Saturday Night
John Fogerty Big Train (From Memphis)
Deep Purple Perfect Strangers
Hüsker Dü Never Talking to You Again
Working Week Venceremos - We Will Win
Afrika Bambaataa & James Brown Unity
Dio The Last in Line
Motörhead Killed by Death
Marillion Fugazi