Top Songs of 1989


Rank All Time Rank Artist Song
1
82
Public Enemy Fight the Power
2
160
Madonna Like a Prayer
3
196
Pixies Debaser
4
282
The Stone Roses Fools Gold
5
316
Pixies Monkey Gone to Heaven
6
465
Depeche Mode Personal Jesus
7
557
De La Soul Me Myself and I
8
564
Neil Young Rockin' in the Free World
9
573
Soul II Soul Back to Life
10
661
Nirvana About a Girl
11
800
Tom Petty Free Fallin'
12
825
The Stone Roses I Wanna Be Adored
13
932
Chris Isaak Wicked Game
14
1029
The Stone Roses I Am the Resurrection
15
1065
808 State Pacific State
16
1093
Faith No More Epic
17
1094
The Cure Pictures of You
18
1152
The B-52's Love Shack
19
1207
The Stone Roses She Bangs the Drums
20
1240
Fine Young Cannibals She Drives Me Crazy
21
1283
Nine Inch Nails Head Like a Hole
22
1444
The Cure Lovesong
23
1496
Biz Markie Just a Friend
24
1507
Beastie Boys Hey Ladies
25
1562
Pixies Here Comes Your Man
26
1722
The Cure Lullaby
27
1735
Orbital Chime
28
1799
Young M.C. Bust a Move
29
1908
Lil' Louis French Kiss
30
1976
Happy Mondays Hallelujah
31
2106
The Stone Roses Made of Stone
32
2307
Inner City Good Life
33
2320
Neneh Cherry Manchild
34
2350
Soul II Soul Keep On Movin'
35
2439
Lou Reed Dirty Blvd
36
2514
Madonna Express Yourself
37
2571
Pixies Hey
38
2673
Elvis Costello Veronica
39
2787
Aerosmith Janie's Got a Gun
40
2810
Black Box Ride On Time
41
2898
The Jesus and Mary Chain Head On
42
2948
James Sit Down
43
2959
Alannah Myles Black Velvet
44
2968
Julee Cruise Falling
45
3172
De La Soul Eye Know
46
3208
Mano Negra King Kong Five
47
3298
Janet Jackson Rhythm Nation
48
3306
Electronic Getting Away with It
49
3424
Tone-Lōc Funky Cold Medina
50
3511
Galaxie 500 Blue Thunder
51
3568
Digital Underground Doowutchyalike
52
3607
The KLF 3 A.M. Eternal
53
3791
Queen Latifah Ladies First
54
3796
Aerosmith Love in an Elevator
55
3799
The Neville Brothers Yellow Moon
56
3853
Beastie Boys Shake Your Rump
57
4128
The Sundays Can't Be Sure
58
4160
Technotronic Pump Up the Jam
59
4218
The Stone Roses Waterfall
60
4229
Indigo Girls Closer to Fine
61
4256
Van Morrison Have I Told You Lately?
62
4276
Tears for Fears Sowing the Seeds of Love
63
4285
Simple Minds Belfast Child
64
4378
Roy Orbison You Got It
65
4470
De La Soul Buddy
66
4516
Mano Negra Pas assez de toi
67
4562
XTC The Mayor of Simpleton
68
4632
The Lightning Seeds Pure
69
4638
Bob Dylan Most of the Time
70
4696
Morrissey Last of the Famous International Playboys
71
4698
Mötley Crüe Dr. Feelgood
72
4706
De La Soul Say No Go
73
4748
The Replacements I'll Be You
74
4776
The Cure Fascination Street
75
4820
Tom Petty I Won't Back Down
76
4901
The Beloved The Sun Rising
77
5017
Garth Brooks The Dance
78
5062
John Lee Hooker feat. Carlos Santana & The Santana Band The Healer
79
5226
Lisa Stansfield All Around the World
80
5257
Maestro Fresh Wes Let Your Backbone Slide
81
5343
The The The Beat(en) Generation
82
5470
Pixies Wave of Mutilation
83
5500
The Cure Disintegration
84
5580
The Stop the Violence Movement Self-Destruction
85
5650
The Blue Nile Downtown Lights
86
5676
Bob Dylan Man in the Long Black Coat
87
5699
Kate Bush The Sensual World
88
5778
Frankie Knuckles presents Satoshi Tomiie Tears
89
5831
Love & Rockets So Alive
90
5918
Elvis Costello Tramp the Dirt Down
91
5921
The B-52's Roam
92
5999
Michael Penn No Myth
93
6488
De La Soul The Magic Number
94
6512
Don Henley The End of the Innocence
95
6696
Prince Batdance
96
6704
The Wedding Present Kennedy
97
6734
Madonna Cherish
98
6811
Les Negresses Vertes Zobi la mouche
99
6998
The Rolling Stones Mixed Emotions
100
7068
Red Hot Chili Peppers Higher Ground
101
7153
Dusty Springfield Nothing Has Been Proved
102
7235
Cher If I Could Turn Back Time
103
7243
Pixies Tame
104
7326
Janet Jackson Love Will Never Do (Without You)
105
7383
Bob Mould See a Little Light
106
7507
Simply Red If You Don't Know Me By Now
107
7567
Fugazi Margin Walker
108
7670
Camarón de la Isla Soy gitano
109
7679
Pale Saints Sight of You
110
7707
Chris Knox Not Given Lightly
111
7757
Mother Love Bone Chloe Dancer/Crown of Thorns
112
7828
The Cult Fire Woman
113
7858
The Beautiful South Song for Whoever
114
8342
Phil Collins Another Day in Paradise
115
8367
Gladys Knight License To Kill
116
8392
Dinosaur Jr. Just Like Heaven
117
8440
The D.O.C. It's Funky Enough
118
8590
Rickie Lee Jones The Horses
119
8649
Carly Simon Let the River Run
120
8726
The Grapes of Wrath All the Things I Wasn't
121
8912
Kaoma Lambada
122
8923
Los Auténticos Decadentes Loco (Tu forma de ser)
123
8936
Another Sunny Day You Should All Be Murdered
124
9010
Bob Dylan Ring Them Bells
125
9018
Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble Crossfire
126
9112
Adeva Respect
127
9175
James Come Home
128
9183
Lenny Kravitz Let Love Rule
129
9222
The Tragically Hip New Orleans Is Sinking
130
9258
Janet Jackson Escapade
131
9264
Paul McCartney My Brave Face
132
9313
Shakespear's Sister You're History
133
9341
Steve Reich/Kronos Quartet Different Trains: America - Before the War
134
9438
Mia Martini Almeno tu nell'universo
135
9461
Lou Reed Romeo Had Juliette
136
9743
Beastie Boys Shadrach
137
9821
The Blue Nile Headlights on the Parade
138
9855
Daniel Lanois The Maker
139
9895
The Blue Nile From a Late Night Train
140
9984
Liza Minnelli Losing My Mind
141
10000
The Stone Roses This Is the One

Songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 10,000:
New Order Round & Round
Transvision Vamp Baby I Don't Care
Tina Turner The Best
Special Ed I Got It Made
Roy Orbison She's a Mystery to Me
Zucchero Sugar Fornaciari Diavolo in me
Public Image Ltd. Disappointed
Janet Jackson Miss You Much
Caetano Veloso O estrangeiro
Noir Désir Aux sombres héros de l'amer
Francis Cabrel Sarbacane
Fine Young Cannibals I'm Not The Man I Use To Be
Billy Joel We Didn't Start the Fire
10,000 Maniacs Trouble Me
2 Live Crew Me So Horny
Juan Luis Guerra y 4.40 Ojala que llueva café
Junior Reid One Blood
Redhead Kingpin and the F.B.I. Do the Right Thing
Sueño Latino Sueño Latino
Ramones Pet Sematary
Aerosmith What It Takes
Max Q Way of the World
Patrick Bruel Place des grands hommes
Van Morrison Coney Island
Tears for Fears Woman in Chains
Melvins Oven
Kiss Forever
The Lemonheads Luka
Jungle Brothers What U Waitin' For
EPMD So What Cha Sayin'
Nice & Smooth Funky for You
Inspiral Carpets Joe
Tom Petty Runnin' Down a Dream
De La Soul Ghetto Thang
XTC Chalkhills and Children
Gang Starr Manifest/Words I Manifest (Remix)
Geto Boys Mind of a Lunatic
Texas I Don't Want a Lover
Noir Désir À l'arrière des taxis
The Blue Nile Over the Hillside
Renegade Soundwave Probably a Robbery
Virgo Never Want to Lose You
Jungle Brothers J. Beez Comin' Through
Bad Religion No Control
Beastie Boys Year and a Day
Faith No More From Out of Nowhere
Michel Polnareff Good Bye Marylou
Jungle Brothers Doin' Your Own Dang
Gang Starr DJ Premier in Deep Concentration
Elvis Costello Deep Dark Truthful Mirror
Wynton Marsalis The Majesty of the Blues (The Puheeman Strut)
Annihilator Alison Hell
A Tribe Called Quest Description of a Fool
Happy Mondays Rave On
Tom Petty A Face in the Crowd
Kitchens of Distinction The 3rd Time We Opened the Capsule
Lenny Kravitz Mr. Cab Driver
Kate Bush Love and Anger
Skid Row 18 and Life
S'Express Hey Music Lover
The Stone Roses What the World Is Waiting For
A.R.Kane A Love From Outer Space
The Stone Roses (Song for My) Sugar Spun Sister
New Order Vanishing Point
Urban Dance Squad Deeper Shade of Soul
Lush Etheriel
Skid Row Youth Gone Wild
Soul II Soul Get a Life
The Smithereens A Girl Like You
Mötley Crüe Kickstart My Heart
Kirsty MacColl Don't Come the Cowboy with Me, Sonny Jim!
Roch Voisine Hélène
Janet Jackson Black Cat
Nirvana Negative Creep
Stevie Nicks Rooms on Fire
Bonnie Raitt A Thing Called Love
Clint Black Killin' Time
David Byrne & Celia Cruz Loco de Amor (Crazy for Love)
Mudhoney This Gift
Alice Cooper Poison
Ten City That's The Way Love Is
The Wedding Present Brassneck
Fine Young Cannibals Good Thing
Camper Van Beethoven Pictures of Matchstick Men
Tears for Fears Advice for the Young at Heart
The Wonder Stuff Don't Let Me Down Gently
Madonna Oh Father
Mudhoney You Got It (Keep It Outta My Face)
Morrissey Interesting Drug