What Were Some of the Top Songs of the 1980s?


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Some of the top songs of the 1980s were "Physical" by Olivia Newton-John, "Bette Davis Eyes" by Kim Carnes, "Endless Love" by Diana Ross and Lionel Richie, and "Eye Of The Tiger" by Survivor, according Billboard. "Every Breath You Take" by The Police was also very popular.

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Some more top songs of the 1980s were "Flashdance ... What A Feeling" by Irene Cara, "Another One Bites the Dust" by Queen, "Say Say Say" by Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson, "Call Me" by Blondie, "Lady" by Kenny Rogers, "Centerfold" by The J. Geils Band, "(Just Like) Starting Over" by John Lennon and "I Love Rock 'N Roll" by Joan Jett & the Blackhearts.

"Ebony and Ivory" by Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder, "That's What Friends Are For" by Dionne & Friends, "Upside Down" by Diana Ross, "Abracadabra" by the Steve Miller Band, "Billie Jean" by Michael Jackson, "Say You, Say Me" by Lionel Richie and "All Night Long (All Night)" by Lionel Richie were also among the top hits of the decade, reports Billboard.

Billboard rated "Physical" by Olivia Newton-John as the number one song of the 1980s. The song was a number one hit in the United States for 10 weeks and was also the best-selling single of the '80s in America.

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