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post May 22 2015, 04:32 AM
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1980s Top 40 Rate

Number 5s

Below is a chronological list of all the singles which peaked at No.5 in the UK during the 1980s. Rate your faves, and the winner will go through to the final Ultimate Top 40 (where it will join the best No.1, No.2, No.3 etc).

Joe Jackson - It's Different For Girls
Keith Mitchell - Captain Beaky/Wilfred The Weasel
Rainbow - All Night Long
Sky - Toccata
Gary Numan - We Are Glass
Specials - Rat Race/Rude Boys Outa Jail
Roxy Music - Over You
Korgis - Everybody's Got To Learn Sometime
Bob Marley & The Wailers - Could You Be Loved
Kate Bush - Babooshka
Roxy Music - Oh Yeah (On The Radio)
Hazel O'Connor - Eighth Day
Diana Ross - My Old Piano
David Bowie - Fashion
Spandau Ballet - To Cut A Long Story Short
Police - De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da
Blondie - Rapture
Headgirl (Motorhead & Girlschool) - St Valentine's Day Massacre (EP)
Coast To Coast - (Do) The Hucklebuck
Landscape - Einstein A Go-Go
Tottenham Hotspur F.A Cup Final Squad - Ossie's Dream (Spurs Are On Their Way To Wembley)
Champaign - How 'Bout Us
Duran Duran - Girls On Film
Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark - Joan Of Arc
Meat Loaf (Uncredited Vocals By Cher) - Dead Ringer For Love
Japan - Ghosts
Bananarama & Fun Boy Three - Really Saying Something
Scotland World Cup Squad - We Have A Dream
Tight Fit - Fantasy Island
Duran Duran - Hungry Like The Wolf
Imagination - Music & Lights
Shalamar - A Night To Remember
Hot Chocolate - It Started With A Kiss
Kids From Fame Feat. Valerie Landsburg - Hi-Fidelity
ABC - All Of My Heart
Shalamar - There It Is
Dexy's Midnight Runners - Jackie Wilson Said
Clannad - Theme From Harry's Game
Madness - Our House
Bananarama - Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye
Tears For Fears - Pale Shelter
Elton John - I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues
Heaven 17 - Come Live With Me
Ryan Paris - Dolce Vita
Public Image Ltd - This Is Not A Love Song
Adam Ant - Puss 'N' Boots
Madness - The Sun And The Rain
Shaky & Bonnie - A Rockin' Good Way
Style Council - My Ever Changing Moods
Phil Fearon & Galaxy - What Do I Do?
Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark - Locomotion
Bob Marley & The Wailers - One Love - People Get Ready (Medley)
Style Council - Groovin' (You're The Best Thing)
Evelyn Thomas - High Energy
Ollie & Jerry - Breakin'...There's No Stopping Us
Laura Branigan - Self Control
Elton John - Passengers
Shakin' Stevens - Teardrops
Strawberry Switchblade - Since Yesterday
Go West - We Close Our Eyes
David Grant & Jaki Graham - Could It Be I'm Falling In Love
Steve Arrington - Feel So Real
Gary Moore & Phil Lynott - Out In The Fields
Animotion - Obsession
Marti Webb - Ben
Bruce Springsteen - Born In The USA/I'm On Fire
Marillion - Lavender
Madonna - Angel
Jan Hammer - Miami Vice Theme
Madonna - Dress You Up
Aled Jones - Walking In The Air
Feargal Sharkey - You Little Thief
James Brown - Living In America
Whitney Houston - How Will I Know
Survivor - Burning Heart
Jim Diamond - Hi Ho Silver
Real Thing - You To Me Are Everything (Decade Remix '76-'86)
Grange Hill Cast - Just Say No
Tears For Fears - Everybody Wants To Run The World
Robert Palmer - Addicted To Love
A-Ha - Hunting High And Low
Amazulu - Too Good To Be Forgotten
UB40 - Sing Our Own Song
Gwen Guthrie - Ain't Nothin' Goin' On But The Rent
Eurythmics - Thorn In My Side
Nick Kamen - Each Time You Break My Heart
A-Ha - Cry Wolf
Elkie Brooks - No More The Fool
Blow Monkeys - It Doesn't Have To Be This Way
Jets - Crush On You
Living In A Box - Living In A Box
Johnny Hates Jazz - Shattered Dreams
A-Ha - The Living Daylights
Wet Wet Wet - Sweet Little Mystery
Fleetwood Mac - Little Lies
Nina Simone - My Baby Just Cares For Me
Whitney Houston - So Emotional
Shakin' Stevens - What Do You Want To Make Those Eyes At Me For
Wet Wet Wet - Angel Eyes (Home And Away)
Cher - I Found Someone
Beatmasters Feat The Cookie Crew - Rok Da House
Elton John - Candle In The Wind (Live)
Morrissey - Suedehead
Primitives - Crash
A-Ha - Stay On These Roads
Natalie Cole - Pink Cadillac
Bananarama - I Want You Back
Desireless - Voyage Voyage
Maxi Priest - Wild World
Pasadenas - Tribute (Right On)
Tracy Chapman - Fast Car
Transvision Vamp - I Want Your Love
S-Express - Superfly Guy
Iron Maiden - The Evil That Men Do
Julio Iglesias Feat. Stevie Wonder - My Love
Jason Donovan - Nothing Can Divide Us
Art Of Noise Feat. Tom Jones - Kiss
Status Quo - Burning Bridges (On & Off & On Again)
Fine Young Cannibals - She Drives Me Crazy
Soul II Soul Feat. Caron Wheeler - Keep On Movin'
Kon Kan - I Beg Your Pardon
Cure - Lullaby
Edelweiss - Bring Me Edelweiss
Neneh Cherry - Manchild
Madonna - Express Yourself
Pet Shop Boys - It's Alright
Bette Midler - Wind Beneath My Wings
Martika - Toy Soldiers
Tears For Fears - Sowing The Seeds Of Love
Tina Turner - The Best
Living In A Box - Room In Your Heart
Madonna - Dear Jessie


As there are many classics to choose from, you have the option to do a +30 vote like follows:

+30
+29
+28
+27
+26
+25
+24
+23
+22
+21
+20
+19
+18
+17
+16
+15
+14
+13
+12
+11
+10
+9
+8
+7
+6
+5
+4
+3
+2
+1

or you can use the standard:

+20
+19
+18
+17
+16
+15
+14
+13
+12
+11
+10
+9
+8
+7
+6
+5
+4
+3
+2
+1

or if you must:

+20
+18
+16
+14
+12
+10
+8
+6
+4
+2

Good luck!


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+30 Gwen Guthrie - Ain't Nothin' Goin' On But The Rent
+29 Diana Ross - My Old Piano
+28 Public Image Ltd - This Is Not A Love Song
+27 Nick Kamen - Each Time You Break My Heart
+26 Blondie - Rapture
+25 Strawberry Switchblade - Since Yesterday
+24 Madonna - Angel
+23 Kon Kan - I Beg Your Pardon
+22 Tears For Fears - Pale Shelter
+21 Bananarama - Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye
+20 Madonna - Dress You Up
+19 Spandau Ballet - To Cut A Long Story Short
+18 Amazulu - Too Good To Be Forgotten
+17 Bananarama - I Want You Back
+16 Desireless - Voyage Voyage
+15 Living In A Box - Living In A Box
+14 Laura Branigan - Self Control
+13 Tight Fit - Fantasy Island
+12 Fleetwood Mac - Little Lies
+11 Duran Duran - Hungry Like The Wolf
+10 Kate Bush - Babooshka
+9 Neneh Cherry - Manchild
+8 Nina Simone - My Baby Just Cares For Me
+7 Go West - We Close Our Eyes
+6 Madness - The Sun And The Rain
+5 Johnny Hates Jazz - Shattered Dreams
+4 Art Of Noise Feat. Tom Jones - Kiss
+3 David Bowie - Fashion
+2 Duran Duran - Girls On Film
+1 Jim Diamond - Hi Ho Silver

Actually tougher than I thought!
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Oh dear, I've just spotted one record in there which practically refuses to leave the top 100 these days...hope people don't go for it. It wasn't that great in 1988 and it certainly isn't now...Anyway...there are some really good tunes in here!

+30 Duran Duran - Hungry Like The Wolf
+29 Nina Simone - My Baby Just Cares For Me
+28 Elton John - Passengers
+27 Spandau Ballet - To Cut A Long Story Short
+26 Animotion - Obsession
+25 The Primitives - Crash
+24 Duran Duran - Girls On Film
+23 Bob Marley & The Wailers - One Love - People Get Ready (Medley)
+22 Beatmasters Feat The Cookie Crew - Rok Da House
+21 Desireless - Voyage Voyage
+20 Kon Kan - I Beg Your Pardon
+19 S-Express - Superfly Guy
+18 The Specials - Rat Race/Rude Boys Outa Jail
+17 The Scotland World Cup Squad featuring BA Robertson and John Gordon Sinclair - We Have A Dream (such a ridiculous yet classic song)
+16 Madness - Our House
+15 Blondie - Rapture
+14 Dexy's Midnight Runners - Jackie Wilson Said
+13 The Cure - Lullaby
+12 Public Image Ltd - This Is Not A Love Song
+11 Blow Monkeys - It Doesn't Have To Be This Way
+10 Living In A Box - Living In A Box
+09 A-Ha - The Living Daylights
+08 Strawberry Switchblade - Since Yesterday
+07 Edelweiss - Bring Me Edelweiss
+06 The Jets - Crush On You
+05 The Korgis - Everybody's Got To Learn Sometime
+04 Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark - Joan Of Arc
+03 Status Quo - Burning Bridges (On & Off & On Again)
+02 Kate Bush - Babooshka
+01 Tottenham Hotspur F.A Cup Final Squad - Ossie's Dream (Spurs Are On Their Way To Wembley)
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+30 Duran Duran - Hungry Like The Wolf
+29 Kate Bush - Babooshka
+28 Robert Palmer - Addicted To Love
+27 Whitney Houston - So Emotional
+26 Fleetwood Mac - Little Lies
+25 Tina Turner - The Best
+24 Meat Loaf (Uncredited Vocals By Cher) - Dead Ringer For Love
+23 Art Of Noise Feat. Tom Jones - Kiss
+22 Madness - Our House
+21 Gwen Guthrie - Ain't Nothin' Goin' On But The Rent
+20 Whitney Houston - How Will I Know
+19 Elton John - I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues
+18 Bette Midler - Wind Beneath My Wings
+17 Shalamar - A Night To Remember
+16 Duran Duran - Girls On Film
+15 Blondie - Rapture
+14 Aled Jones - Walking In The Air
+13 Tears For Fears - Everybody Wants To Run The World
+12 Cher - I Found Someone
+11 Martika - Toy Soldiers
+10 Diana Ross - My Old Piano
+09 Bruce Springsteen - Born In The USA/I'm On Fire
+08 Madonna - Dress You Up
+07 Bob Marley & The Wailers - One Love - People Get Ready (Medley)
+06 Bananarama & Fun Boy Three - Really Saying Something
+05 Real Thing - You To Me Are Everything (Decade Remix '76-'86)
+04 Madonna - Express Yourself
+03 Hot Chocolate - It Started With A Kiss
+02 Nina Simone - My Baby Just Cares For Me
+01 Grange Hill Cast - Just Say No
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I got it down to 50 candidates. This is impossible, number ones will be worse! I mean, even Bowie gets omitted!



+30 Fleetwood Mac - Little Lies
+29 Tears For Fears - Sowing The Seeds Of Love
+28 Strawberry Switchblade - Since Yesterday
+27 Madonna - Dear Jessie
+26 Pet Shop Boys - It's Alright
+25 Laura Branigan - Self Control
+24 Korgis - Everybody's Got To Learn Sometime
+23 Animotion - Obsession
+22 ABC - All Of My Heart
+21 Madness - Our House
+20 Living In A Box - Living In A Box
+19 Tears For Fears - Pale Shelter
+18 Madonna - Express Yourself
+17 Tears For Fears - Everybody Wants To Run The World
+16 Style Council - Groovin' (You're The Best Thing)
+15 Blondie - Rapture
+14 A-Ha - Hunting High And Low
+13 Bob Marley & The Wailers - Could You Be Loved
+12 Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark - Joan Of Arc
+11 Elton John - I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues
+10 Steve Arrington - Feel So Real
+9 Kate Bush - Babooshka
+8 Landscape - Einstein A Go-Go
+7 Hot Chocolate - It Started With A Kiss
+6 Living In A Box - Room In Your Heart
+5 Desireless - Voyage Voyage
+4 Tina Turner - The Best
+3 Real Thing - You To Me Are Everything (Decade Remix '76-'86)
+2 Blow Monkeys - It Doesn't Have To Be This Way
+1 Fine Young Cannibals - She Drives Me Crazy

flawless list...!
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+30 Laura Branigan - Self Control
+29 Meat Loaf - Dead Ringer For Love
+28 Whitney Houston - How Will I Know
+27 Wet Wet Wet - Sweet Little Mystery
+26 Tina Turner - The Best
+25 Fleetwood Mac - Little Lies
+24 Shalamar - A Night To Remember
+23 Madonna - Dress You Up
+22 Kate Bush - Babooshka
+21 Go West - We Close Our Eyes
+20 Eurythmics - Thorn In My Side
+19 Bananarama - I Want You Back
+18 Whitney Houston - So Emotional
+17 Cher - I Found Someone
+16 Madonna - Express Yourself
+15 Martika - Toy Soldiers
+14 Blow Monkeys - Doesn't Have To Be This Way
+12 Primitives - Crash
+11 Tracy Chapman - Fast Car
+10 Blonde - Rapture
+09 Jason Donovan - Nothing Can Divide Us
+08 Art Of Noise ft Tom Jones - Kiss
+07 Bananarama - Na Na Hey Hey (Kiss Him Goodbye)
+06 Madonna - Dear Jessie
+05 Duran Duran - Hungary Like The Wolf
+04 Kids From Fame - Hi Fidelity
+03 Fine Young Cannibals - She Drives Me Crazy
+02 Robert Palmer - Addicted To Love
+01 Tranvision Vamp - I Want Your Love
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+30 Kate Bush - Babooshka
+29 David Bowie - Fashion
+28 Specials - Rat Race/Rude Boys Outa Jail
+27 Duran Duran - Hungry Like The Wolf
+26 Public Image Ltd - This Is Not A Love Song
+25 Strawberry Switchblade - Since Yesterday
+24 Japan - Ghosts
+23 Headgirl (Motorhead & Girlschool) - St Valentine's Day Massacre (EP)
+22 Eurythmics - Thorn In My Side
+21 Madness - The Sun And The Rain
+20 Bob Marley & The Wailers - One Love - People Get Ready (Medley)
+19 Bruce Springsteen - Born In The USA/I'm On Fire
+18 Morrissey - Suedehead
+17 Heaven 17 - Come Live With Me
+16 Meat Loaf (Uncredited Vocals By Cher) - Dead Ringer For Love
+15 Bananarama - Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye
+14 Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark - Joan Of Arc
+13 Primitives - Crash
+12 Spandau Ballet - To Cut A Long Story Short
+11 Gary Moore & Phil Lynott - Out In The Fields
+10 Blondie - Rapture
+9 Bananarama & Fun Boy Three - Really Saying Something
+8 Laura Branigan - Self Control
+7 Dexy's Midnight Runners - Jackie Wilson Said
+6 Transvision Vamp - I Want Your Love
+5 Hazel O'Connor - Eighth Day
+4 Madness - Our House
+3 Iron Maiden - The Evil That Men Do
+2 Adam Ant - Puss 'N' Boots
+1 Cure - Lullaby
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+30 Soul II Soul Feat. Caron Wheeler - Keep On Movin'
+29 Specials - Rat Race/Rude Boys Outa Jail
+28 Dexy's Midnight Runners - Jackie Wilson Said
+27 Primitives - Crash
+26 Hazel O'Connor - Eighth Day
+25 Neneh Cherry - Manchild
+24 Madonna - Dear Jessie
+23 Bananarama & Fun Boy Three - Really Saying Something
+22 Transvision Vamp - I Want Your Love
+21 Beatmasters Feat The Cookie Crew - Rok Da House

+20 Pet Shop Boys - It's Alright
+19 Jets - Crush On You
+18 Madness - Our House
+17 Bananarama - I Want You Back
+16 Roxy Music - Oh Yeah (On The Radio)
+15 Gwen Guthrie - Ain't Nothin' Goin' On But The Rent
+14 Morrissey - Suedehead
+13 Diana Ross - My Old Piano
+12 Elton John - Candle In The Wind (Live)
+11 Blondie - Rapture

+10 Madness - The Sun And The Rain
+9 James Brown - Living In America
+8 Headgirl (Motorhead & Girlschool) - St Valentine's Day Massacre (EP)
+7 Art Of Noise Feat. Tom Jones - Kiss
+6 Champaign - How 'Bout Us
+5 Natalie Cole - Pink Cadillac
+4 Style Council - Groovin' (You're The Best Thing)
+3 Gary Numan - We Are Glass
+2 Nina Simone - My Baby Just Cares For Me
+1 Style Council - My Ever Changing Moods
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Woe....1989 was a great year for number 5s

Fine Young Cannibals - She Drives Me Crazy
Soul II Soul Feat. Caron Wheeler - Keep On Movin'
Kon Kan - I Beg Your Pardon
Cure - Lullaby
Edelweiss - Bring Me Edelweiss
Neneh Cherry - Manchild
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QUOTE(AntoineTTe @ May 22 2015, 10:17 PM) *
Woe....1989 was a great year for number 5s

Fine Young Cannibals - She Drives Me Crazy
Soul II Soul Feat. Caron Wheeler - Keep On Movin'
Kon Kan - I Beg Your Pardon
Cure - Lullaby
Edelweiss - Bring Me Edelweiss
Neneh Cherry - Manchild


Indeed, all of '89's No.5s have received points!

'80 on the other hand still has six on nil points
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+ 30 Neneh Cherry - Manchild
+ 29 Cure - Lullaby
+ 28 Desireless - Voyage Voyage
+ 27 Tracy Chapman - Fast Car
+ 26 S-Express - Superfly Guy
+ 25 Kate Bush - Babooshka
+ 24 Kon Kan - I Beg Your Pardon
+ 23 A-Ha - Stay On These Roads
+ 22 Primitives - Crash
+ 21 Morrissey - Suedehead
+ 20 Tears For Fears - Sowing The Seeds Of Love
+ 19 Edelweiss - Bring Me Edelweiss
+ 18 Pet Shop Boys - It's Alright
+ 17 A-Ha - The Living Daylights
+ 16 Beatmasters Feat The Cookie Crew - Rok Da House
+ 15 Fleetwood Mac - Little Lies
+ 14 Wet Wet Wet - Angel Eyes (Home And Away)
+ 13 A-Ha - Hunting High And Low
+ 12 Clannad - Theme From Harry's Game
+ 11 Living In A Box - Room In Your Heart
+ 10 Fine Young Cannibals - She Drives Me Crazy
+ 9 Soul II Soul Feat. Caron Wheeler - Keep On Movin'
+ 8 Madness - Our House
+ 7 Cher - I Found Someone
+ 6 Nina Simone - My Baby Just Cares For Me
+ 5 Whitney Houston - So Emotional
+ 4 Johnny Hates Jazz - Shattered Dreams
+ 3 Laura Branigan - Self Control
+ 2 Martika - Toy Soldiers
+ 1 Madonna - Dear Jessie
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+20 : Madonna - Dear Jessie
+18 : Tight Fit - Fantasy Island
+16 : Madonna - Angel
+14 : Madonna - Dress You Up
+12 : Shaky & Bonnie - A Rockin' Good Way
+10 : Laura Branigan - Self Control
+8 : Bette Midler - Wind Beneath My Wings
+6 : Strawberry Switchblade - Since Yesterday
+4 : Marti Webb - Ben
+2 : Bananarama - I Want You Back

-1 : Kate Bush - Babooshka
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30 Nina Simone - My Baby Just Cares For Me
29 Primitives - Crash
28 Cure - Lullaby
27 Kate Bush - Babooshka
26 Tears For Fears - Pale Shelter
25 Tracy Chapman - Fast Car
24 Madonna - Express Yourself
23 Duran Duran - Hungry Like The Wolf
22 Go West - We Close Our Eyes
21 Pet Shop Boys - It's Alright
20 Animotion - Obsession
19 Fleetwood Mac - Little Lies
18 Kon Kan - I Beg Your Pardon
17 Tears For Fears - Sowing The Seeds Of Love
16 Duran Duran - Girls On Film
15 Neneh Cherry - Manchild
14 Strawberry Switchblade - Since Yesterday
13 A-Ha - Hunting High And Low
12 Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark - Joan Of Arc
11 Fine Young Cannibals - She Drives Me Crazy
10 Meat Loaf (Uncredited Vocals By Cher) - Dead Ringer For Love
09 Martika - Toy Soldiers
08 Laura Branigan - Self Control
07 Living In A Box - Living In A Box
06 Japan - Ghosts
05 Whitney Houston - How Will I Know
04 Clannad - Theme From Harry's Game
03 Soul II Soul Feat. Caron Wheeler - Keep On Movin'
02 David Bowie - Fashion
01 Elton John - I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues

Ran out of room for:
Gwen Guthrie - Ain't Nothin' Goin' On But The Rent
A-Ha - The Living Daylights
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well, the results have definitely not gone the way I expected so far! We have a runaway leader currently (again, one which has surprised me).

You have at least four more days to make a difference.
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QUOTE(AH Gold @ May 24 2015, 05:30 PM) *
well, the results have definitely not gone the way I expected so far! We have a runaway leader currently (again, one which has surprised me).

You have at least four more days to make a difference.


I bet the video helped laugh.gif
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This is impossible!!!!
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30 Whitney Houston - So Emotional
29 Living In A Box - Room In Your Heart
28 Madonna - Dear Jessie
27 Whitney Houston - How Will I Know
26 Neneh Cherry - Manchild
25 Bette Midler - Wind Beneath My Wings
24 Martika - Toy Soldiers
23 Tears For Fears - Everybody Wants To Run The World
22 Eurythmics - Thorn In My Side
21 Fleetwood Mac - Little Lies

20 Bananarama - I Want You Back
19 Edelweiss - Bring Me Edelweiss
18 Wet Wet Wet - Angel Eyes (Home And Away)
17 Cure - Lullaby
16 S-Express - Superfly Guy
15 Julio Iglesias Feat. Stevie Wonder - My Love
14 Tina Turner - The Best
13 Bob Marley & The Wailers - Could You Be Loved
12 Kids From Fame Feat. Valerie Landsburg - Hi-Fidelity
11 Wet Wet Wet - Sweet Little Mystery

10 Joe Jackson - It's Different For Girls
9 Morrissey - Suedehead
8 A-Ha - Stay On These Roads
7 Maxi Priest - Wild World
6 Jets - Crush On You
5 Living In A Box - Living In A Box
4 Johnny Hates Jazz - Shattered Dreams
3 Strawberry Switchblade - Since Yesterday
2 Go West - We Close Our Eyes
1 David Bowie - Fashion
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Fast car to win please heart.gif One of my favourite ever songs- so beautiful and means so much to me heart.gif How will I know is another all time classic for me and I am very surprised I liked 30 songs here so finally using at least the standard set of points votes.


+30 Tracy Chapman- Fast Car heart.gif heart.gif heart.gif
+29 Whitney Houston- How Will I Know heart.gif heart.gif
+28 Madonna- Express Yourself
+27 Survivor- Burning Heart
+26 Tina Turner- The Best
+25 Elton John- Candle In The Wind (Live)
+24 Madonna- Angel
+23 Madness- Our House
+22 Madonna- Dear Jessie
+21 Madonna- Dress You Up
+20 Bette Midler- Wind Beneath My Wings
+19 Tears For Fears- Everybody Wants To Run The World
+18 Whitney Houston- So Emotional
+17 Cher- I Found Someone
+16 Bob Marley- One Love
+15 Bruce Springsteen- Born In The USA
+14 Grange Hill Cast- Just Say No
+13 Kate Bush - Babooshka
+12 Roxy Music - Oh Yeah (On The Radio)
+11 Diana Ross - My Old Piano
+10 Blondie - Rapture
+9 Eurythmics - Thorn In My Side
+8 Fleetwood Mac - Little Lies
+7 Bananarama - I Want You Back
+6 Pet Shop Boys - It's Alright
+5 Bananarama & Fun Boy Three - Really Saying Something
+4 Bananarama - Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye
+3 Elton John - I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues
+2 Madness - The Sun And The Rain
+1 Elton John - Passengers
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Three of my all time favourite 80s songs are here! (and I know just about enough to vote as well!)

20; Tears For Fears - Sowing The Seeds Of Love
19; Primitives - Crash
18; Aled Jones - Walking In The Air
17; Tina Turner - The Best
16; Bob Marley & The Wailers - Could You Be Loved
15; Real Thing - You To Me Are Everything (Decade Remix '76-'86)
14; Tracy Chapman - Fast Car
13; Bruce Springsteen - Born In The USA/I'm On Fire
12; Robert Palmer - Addicted To Love
11; Duran Duran - Girls On Film
10; Bette Midler - Wind Beneath My Wings
09; Duran Duran - Hungry Like The Wolf
08; Bob Marley & The Wailers - One Love - People Get Ready (Medley)
07; Whitney Houston - How Will I Know
06; Elton John - Candle In The Wind (Live)
05; Madonna - Express Yourself
04; Tears for Fears - Everybody Wants to Rule The World
03; Elton John - I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues
02; Jan Hammer - Miami Vice Theme
01; Nina Simone - My Baby Just Cares For Me

Sowing the Seeds of Love and Crash are so underrated wub.gif sad.gif
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Number 5's Results

Right, it's results time. As usual, thanks to everyone who voted, in possibly the toughest 80s Top 40 rate yet. For most of the week, one track was well ahead, but a couple of challengers suddenly raked up the points towards the end.

Here are the No.5s no one voted for:

Keith Mitchell - Captain Beaky/Wilfred The Weasel
Rainbow - All Night Long
Sky - Toccata
Roxy Music - Over You
Police - De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da
Coast To Coast - (Do) The Hucklebuck
Imagination - Music & Lights
Shalamar - There It Is
Ryan Paris - Dolce Vita
Phil Fearon & Galaxy - What Do I Do?
Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark - Locomotion
Evelyn Thomas - High Energy
Ollie & Jerry - Breakin'...There's No Stopping Us
Shakin' Stevens - Teardrops
David Grant & Jaki Graham - Could It Be I'm Falling In Love
Marillion - Lavender
Feargal Sharkey - You Little Thief
UB40 - Sing Our Own Song
A-Ha - Cry Wolf
Elkie Brooks - No More The Fool
Shakin' Stevens - What Do You Want To Make Those Eyes At Me For
Pasadenas - Tribute (Right On)


And as for the rest:

2. Fleetwood Mac - Little Lies 156
3. Primitives - Crash 147
4. Duran Duran - Hungry Like The Wolf 135
5. Madonna - Dear Jessie 128
6. Whitney Houston - How Will I Know 116
7. Blondie - Rapture 112
Madness - Our House 112
Tina Turner - The Best 112
10. Strawberry Switchblade - Since Yesterday 109

11. Tracy Chapman - Fast Car 107
12. Neneh Cherry - Manchild 105
13. Laura Branigan - Self Control 98
Whitney Houston - So Emotional 98
15. Madonna - Express Yourself 95
16. Pet Shop Boys - It's Alright 92
17. Cure - Lullaby 88
18. Madonna - Dress You Up 86
Tears For Fears - Sowing The Seeds Of Love 86
20. Kon Kan - I Beg Your Pardon 85
21. Bananarama - I Want You Back 82
22. Bette Midler - Wind Beneath My Wings 81
23. Meat Loaf (Uncredited Vocals By Cher) - Dead Ringer For Love 79
24. Nina Simone - My Baby Just Cares For Me 78
25. Tears For Fears - Everybody Wants To Run The World 76
26. Specials - Rat Race/Rude Boys Outa Jail 75
27. Bob Marley & The Wailers - One Love - People Get Ready (Medley) 74
28. Eurythmics - Thorn In My Side 73
29. Desireless - Voyage Voyage 70
30. Duran Duran - Girls On Film 69
Animotion - Obsession 69
32. Tears For Fears - Pale Shelter 67
33. Public Image Ltd - This Is Not A Love Song 66
Gwen Guthrie - Ain't Nothin' Goin' On But The Rent 66
35. Madonna - Angel 64
36. Diana Ross - My Old Piano 63
37. Morrissey - Suedehead 62
38. Martika - Toy Soldiers 61
S-Express - Superfly Guy 61
40. Beatmasters Feat The Cookie Crew - Rok Da House 59
41. Spandau Ballet - To Cut A Long Story Short 58
42. Living In A Box - Living In A Box 57
43. Bruce Springsteen - Born In The USA/I'm On Fire 56
44. Cher - I Found Someone 53
45. Go West - We Close Our Eyes 52
46. Dexy's Midnight Runners - Jackie Wilson Said 49
47. Bananarama - Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye 47
48. Living In A Box - Room In Your Heart 46
49. Edelweiss - Bring Me Edelweiss 45
50. Bananarama & Fun Boy Three - Really Saying Something 43
Elton John - Candle In The Wind (Live) 43
52. Bob Marley & The Wailers - Could You Be Loved 42
Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark - Joan Of Arc 42
Robert Palmer - Addicted To Love 42
Art Of Noise Feat. Tom Jones - Kiss 42
Soul II Soul Feat. Caron Wheeler - Keep On Movin' 42
57. Shalamar - A Night To Remember 41
58. A-Ha - Hunting High And Low 40
59. Madness - The Sun And The Rain 39
60. Wet Wet Wet - Sweet Little Mystery 38
61. Elton John - I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues 37
62. David Bowie - Fashion 35
63. Aled Jones - Walking In The Air 32
Wet Wet Wet - Angel Eyes (Home And Away) 32
65. Tight Fit - Fantasy Island 31
Hazel O'Connor - Eighth Day 31
Headgirl (Motorhead & Girlschool) - St Valentine's Day Massacre (EP) 31
Jets - Crush On You 31
A-Ha - Stay On These Roads 31
70. Japan - Ghosts 30
71. Korgis - Everybody's Got To Learn Sometime 29
Elton John - Passengers 29
Transvision Vamp - I Want Your Love 29
74. Roxy Music - Oh Yeah (On The Radio) 28
75. Nick Kamen - Each Time You Break My Heart 27
Blow Monkeys - It Doesn't Have To Be This Way 27
Survivor - Burning Heart 27
78. A-Ha - The Living Daylights 26
79. Fine Young Cannibals - She Drives Me Crazy 25
80. Real Thing - You To Me Are Everything (Decade Remix '76-'86) 23
81. ABC - All Of My Heart 22
82. Style Council - Groovin' (You're The Best Thing) 20
83. Amazulu - Too Good To Be Forgotten 18
84. Heaven 17 - Come Live With Me 17
Scotland World Cup Squad - We Have A Dream 17
86. Clannad - Theme From Harry's Game 16
Kids From Fame Feat. Valerie Landsburg - Hi-Fidelity 16
88. Julio Iglesias Feat. Stevie Wonder - My Love 15
Grange Hill Cast - Just Say No 15
90. Johnny Hates Jazz - Shattered Dreams 13
91. Shaky & Bonnie - A Rockin' Good Way 12
92. Gary Moore & Phil Lynott - Out In The Fields 11
93. Joe Jackson - It's Different For Girls 10
Hot Chocolate - It Started With A Kiss 10
Steve Arrington - Feel So Real 10
96. James Brown - Living In America 9
Jason Donovan - Nothing Can Divide Us 9
98. Landscape - Einstein A Go-Go 8
99. Maxi Priest - Wild World 7
100. Champaign - How 'Bout Us 6
101. Natalie Cole - Pink Cadillac 5
102. Marti Webb - Ben 4
103. Gary Numan - We Are Glass 3
Iron Maiden - The Evil That Men Do 3
Status Quo - Burning Bridges (On & Off & On Again) 3
106. Adam Ant - Puss 'N' Boots 2
Jan Hammer - Miami Vice Theme 2
108. Style Council - My Ever Changing Moods 1
Jim Diamond - Hi Ho Silver 1
Tottenham Hotspur F.A Cup Final Squad - Ossie's Dream (Spurs Are On Their Way To Wembley) 1

But the winner is:

1. Kate Bush - Babooshka 166



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32. Abba - The Day Before You Came
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37. Kate Bush - The Big Sky
38. New Order - Procession/Everything's Gone Green
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40. Chris De Burgh - A Spaceman Came Travelling/The Ballroom Of Romance
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