Künstler, Songs und Platzierungen: Meine kleine Musikgeschichte.
Artists, their songs and the ranking: My little music history.

The Top 150 of the 80s

Die großartigen 80er Jahre - Übergang von Discomusik zu elektronischen Hits. Nach den Anfängen, die bis in die 70er zurückreichen (z.B. Kraftwerk), geht es ab 1984 in die Computer-Ära. Hier meine kleine - und subjektive - Rangliste der wichtigsten Dance Hits der 1980er Jahre. Die Charts basieren auf den Billboard Dance Charts, den Airplay Charts und dem englischen Rolling Stone Magazin.

The great 80s - transition from discomusics to electronic hits. After the beginnings, which date back to the 70s (for example by Kraftwerk), it starts from 1984 into the computer era. Here is my small - and subjective - ranking list of the most important dance hits of the 1980s. This charts based on the Billboard Dance Charts, the Airplay Charts and the English Rolling Stone Magazine.



     Billie Jean Michael Jackson
  2.   Into the Groove Madonna
  3.   Don't You Want Me? Human League
  4.   Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) Eurythmics
  5.   Tainted Love Soft Cell
  6.   Super Freak Part I Rick James
  7.    Beat It Michael Jackson
  8.   Celebration Kool and The Gang
  9.   1999 Prince
10.   It Takes Two Rob Base and DJ EZ Rock
11.   Push It Salt-N-Pepa
12.   All Night Long (All Night) Lionel Richie
13.   Another One Bites the Dust Queen
14.   Flashdance...What a Feeling Irene Cara
15.   Holiday Madonna
16.   Let the Music Play Shannon
17.   Wild Thing Tone Loc
18.   Pump Up the Jam Technotronic
19.   Thriller Michael Jackson
20.   Blue Monday New Order
21.   Upside Down (Inside Out) Diana Ross
22.   It's Raining Men The Weather Girls
23.   Take Your Time (Do It Right) S.O.S. Band
24.   I'm So Excited The Pointer Sisters
25.   I Wanna Dance With Somebody Whitney Houston
26.   The Humpty Dance Digital Underground
27.   Love Shack B-52s
28.   Wanna Be Startin' Somethin' Michael Jackson
29.   Let's Groove Earth, Wind, and Fire
30.   Jump (For My Love) The Pointer Sisters
31.   I Feel For You Chaka Khan
32.   Rapture Blondie
33.   Walk Like An Egyptian The Bangles
34.   Girls Just Want To Have Fun Cyndi Lauper
35.   Our Lips Are Sealed Go-Gos
36.   Situation Yazoo
37.   The Safety Dance Men Without Hats
38.   I Can't Wait Nu Shooz
39.   Electric Boogie Marcia Griffiths
40.   Give It To Me Baby Rick James
41.   In My House Mary Jane Girls
42.   Forget Me Nots Patrice Rushen
43.   Genius Of Love Tom Tom Club
44.   You Dropped A Bomb On Me Gap Band
45.   Rhythm of the Night DeBarge
46.   More Bounce to the Ounce Part I Zapp
47.   When Doves Cry Prince
48.   Let's Dance David Bowie
49.   I'm Coming Out Diana Ross
50.   Heartbeat Taana Gardner
51.   Let It Whip Dazz Band
52.   Kiss Prince & The New Power Generation
53.   Let's Hear It For the Boy Deniece Williams
54.   You Spin Me Around (Like a Record) Dead or Alive
55.   Whip It! Devo
56.   Conga Miami Sound Machine
57.   Pump Up the Volume M/A/R/R/S
58.   Ride On Time Black Box
59.   Like a Virgin Madonna
60.   Me, Myself, and I De La Soul
61.   My Prerogative Bobby Brown
62.   Footloose Kenny Loggins
63.   Fame Irene Cara
64.   Relax Frankie Goes To Hollywood
65.   Goody Two Shoes Adam Ant
66.   Rockit Herbie Hancock
67.   Word Up! Cameo
68.   You're the One For Me D-Train
69.   Planet Rock Afrika Bambaataa & The Soul Sonic Force
70.   Sunglasses At Night Corey Hart
71.   Oh Sheila Ready For the World
72.   Stomp! Brothers Johnson
73.   Venus Bananarama
74.   Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go Wham!
75.   Maniac Michael Sembello
76.   Gloria Laura Branigan
77.   Atomic Dog George Clinton
78.   Burn Rubber (Why You Wanna Hurt Me?) Gap Band
79.   She Works Hard For the Money Donna Summer
80.   Everybody Have Fun Tonight Wang Chung
81.   Hungry Like the Wolf Duran Duran
82.   Somebody's Watching Me Rockwell
83.   Electric Avenue Eddy Grant
84.   We Got the Beat Go-Gos
85.   Material Girl Madonna
86.   The Way You Make Me Feel Michael Jackson
87.   She Drives Me Crazy Fine Young Cannibals
88.   The Politics of Dancing Re-Flex
89.   The Glamorous Life Sheila E.
90.   Freeway of Love Aretha Franklin
91.   She Blinded Me with Science Thomas Dolby
92.   Just Can't Get Enough Depeche Mode
93.   Walking On Sunshine Katrina & The Waves
94.   Who Can It Be Now? Men At Work
95.   Nasty Janet Jackson
96.   White Horse Laid Back
97.   Funky Cold Medina Tone Loc
98.   Bust A Move Young MC
99.   When I Think of You Janet Jackson
100.   Mickey Toni Basil
101.   Always Something There To Remind Me Naked Eyes
102.   Too Shy Kajagoogoo
103.   Our House Madness
104.   I Wonder If I Take You Home Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam
105.   I Can Dream About You Dan Hartman
106.   Never Gonna Give You Up Rick Astley
107.   Two of Hearts Stacey Q
108.   Let's Go Crazy Prince & The Revolution
109.   Fresh Kool & The Gang
110.   Jungle Love The Time
111.   Living In America James Brown
112.   Let's Go All the Way Sly Fox
113.   Nasty Girl Vanity 6
114.   Rumors Timex Social Club
115.   No Parking (On the Dance Floor) Midnight Star
116.   Axel F Harold Faltermeyer
117.   New Attitude Patti LaBelle
118.   Last Night a DJ Saved My Life Indeep
119.   Double Dutch Bus Frankie Smith
120.   A Love Bizarre Sheila E.
121.   Get Down On It Kool & The Gang
122.   How Will I Know? Whitney Houston
123.    I Want Candy Bow Wow Wow
124.   So Many Men, So Little Time Miquel Brown
125.   High Energy Evelyn Thomas
126.   19 Paul Hardcastle
127.   Part-Time Lover Stevie Wonder
128.   Bad Michael Jackson
129.   Express Yourself Madonna
130.   Hot Hot Hot Buster Poindexter
131.   P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing) Michael Jackson
132.   Break My Stride Matthew Wilder
133.   Dance Hall Days Wang Chung
134.   I Want a New Drug Huey Lewis & The News
135.   Ghostbusters Ray Parker Jr.
136.   (Keep Feeling) Fascination Human League
137.   Caribbean Queen Billy Ocean
138.   (Let's Get) Physical Olivia Newton John
139.   Don't Leave Me This Way Communards
140.   Come Go With Me Expose
141.   Give Me the Night George Benson
142.   Love Sensation Loleatta Holloway
143.   The Loco-Motion Kylie Minogue
144.   What's On Your Mind? (Pure Energy) Information Society
145.   I'm In Love Evelyn "Champagne" King
146.   People Hold On Coldcut feat. Lisa Stansfield
147.   Can't Fake the Feeling Geraldine Hunt
148.   Theme from S-Express S-Express
149.   Beat Dis Bomb the Bass
150.   Swing the Mood Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers
    Quellen: Billboard Dance Charts (USA), The Rolling Stone (UK), zusammengestellt von Dirk Vox
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