Here they are, the absolutely greatest top hits from the history of popular music.
The very best music.
The Year is 1980.
These are the year's Favo(u)rites in the UK, the top 20 single records.

Abba - The Winner Takes It All - 08-1980 (Epic)
Abba - Super Trouper - 11-1980 (Epic)
AC/DC - Rock 'n' Roll Ain't Noise Pollution - 12-1980 (Atlantic)
Adam & The Ants - Dog Eat Dog - 11-1980 (CBS)
Adam & The Ants - Antmusic - 12-1980 - (CBS)
Air Supply - All Out Of Love - 11-1980 (Arista)
The Average White Band - Let's Go Round Again Pt. 1 - 06-1980 (RCA)
Bad Manners - Lip Up Fatty - 08-1980 (Magnet)
Bad Manners - Special Brew - 11-1980 (Magnet)
Beat - Tears Of A Clown/Ranking Full Stop - 01-1980 (2 Tone)
Beat - Hands Off - She's Mine - 03-1980 (Go Feet)
Beat - Mirror In The Bathroom - 05-1980 (Go Feet)
George Benson - Give Me The Night - 08-1980 (Warner)
Mike Berry - Sunshine Of Your Smile - 08-1980 (Polydor)
Black Slate - Amigo - 10-1980 (Ensign)
Blondie - Atomic - 02-1980 (Chrysalis)
Blondie - Call Me - 04-1980 (Chrysalis)
Blondie - The Tide Is High - 11-1980 (Chrysalis)
Booker T. & The M.G.'s - Green Onions - 01-1980 (Atlantic)
The Boomtown Rats - Someone's Looking At You - 02-1980 (Ensign)
The Boomtown Rats - Banana Republic - 12-1980 (Ensign)
David Bowie - John I'm Only Dancing (Again) - 01-1980 (RCA)
David Bowie - Ashes To Ashes - 08-1980 (RCA)
David Bowie - Fashion - 11-1980 (RCA)
The Brothers Johnson - Stomp! - 0-1980 (A&M)
Tom Browne - Funkin' For Jamaica (N.Y.) - 08-1980 (Arista)
Kate Bush - Babooshka - 07-1980 (EMI)
Captain & Tennille - Do That To Me One More Time - 03-1980 (Casablanca)
Change - Searching - 10-1980 (WEA)
The Clash - London Calling - 01-1980 (CBS)
The Clash - Bank Robber - 09-1980 (CBS)
Coffee - Casanova - 10-1980 (De-Lite)
Elvis Costello - I Can't Stand Up For Falling Down - 02-1980 (F. Beat)
Randy Crawford - One Day I'll Fly Away - 09-1980 (Warner)
Crown Heights Affair - You Gave Me Love - 06-1980 (De-Lite)
The Darts - Let's Hang On - 07-1980 (Magnet)
The Detroit Spinners - Working My Way Back To You-Forgive Me, Girl (Medley) - 03-1980 (Atlantic)
The Detroit Spinners - Cupid-I've Loved You For A Long Time (Medley) - 07-1980 (Atlantic)
Dexy's Midnight Runners - Geno - 04-1980 (Late Night Feelings)
Dexy's Midnight Runners - There There My Dear - 08-1980 (Late Night Feelings)
Barbara Dickson - January February - 04-1980 (Epic)
Dr. Hook - Better Love Next Time - 01-1980 (Capitol)
Dr. Hook - Sexy Eyes - 04-1980 (Capitol)
Sheena Easton - 9 to 5 (Morning Train) - 08-1980 (EMI)
Sheena Easton - Modern Girl - 09-1980 (EMI)
David Essex - Silver Dream Machine (Pt. 1) - 04-1980 (Mercury)
Roberta Flack/Donny Hathaway - Back Together Again - 06-1980 (Atlantic)
Rodney Franklin - The Groove - 05-1980 (CBS)
Peter Gabriel - Games Without Frontiers - 03-1980 (Charisma)
The Gap Band - Oops Upside Your Head - 08-1980 (Mercury)
Genesis - Turn It On Again - 03-1980 (Charisma)
The Gibson Brothers - Cuba/Better Do It Salsa - 03-1980 (Island)
The Gibson Brothers - Mariana - 08-1980 (Island)
Eddy Grant - Do You Feel My Love - 12-1980 (Ensign)
Leon Haywood - Don't Push It, Don't Force It - 04-1980 (20th Century)
Hot Chocolate - No Doubt About It - 05-1980 (RAK)
Jermaine Jackson - Let's Get Serious - 06-1980 (Motown)
Michael Jackson - Rock With You - 02-1980 (Epic)
Michael Jackson - She's Out Of My Life - 05-1980 (Epic)
Jam - Going Underground/Dreams Of Children 03-1980 (Polydor)
Jam - Start - 08-1980 (Polydor)
Billy Joel - It's Still Rock And Roll To Me - 09-1980 (CBS)
John & Yoko & The Plastic Ono Band - Happy Xmas (War Is Over) - 12-1980 (Apple)
Jon & Vangelis - I Hear You Now - 02-1980 (Polydor)
Joy Division - Love Will Tear Us Apart - 07-1980 (Factory)
Judas Priest - Living After Midnight - 04-1980 (CBS)
Judas Priest - Breaking The Law - 06-1980 (CBS)
KC & The Sunshine Band - Please Don't Go - 01-1980 (TK)
Kelly Marie - Feels Like I'm In Love - 08-1980 (Calbre)
Fern Kinney - Together We Are Beautiful - 03-1980 (WEA)
Kool & The Gang - Celebration - 11-1980 (De-Lite)
Korgis - Everybody's Got To Learn Sometime - 06-1980 (Rialto)
The Lambrettas - Posion Ivy - 04-1980 (Rocket)
The Lambrettas - D-a-a-ance - 06-1980 (Rocket)
Stacy Lattisaw - Jump To The Beat - 07-1980 (Atlantic)
John Lennon - (Just Like) Starting Over - 11-1980 (Geffen)
Jona Lewie - Stop The Cavalry - 12-1980 (Stiff)
Lipps Inc. - Funky Town - 06-1980 (Casablanca)
Liquid Gold - Dance Yourself Dizzy - 03-1980 (Polo)
Liquid Gold - Substitute - 06-1980 (Polo)
Johnny Logan - What's Another Year - 05-1980 (Epic)
Madness - My Girl - 01-1980 (Stiff)
Madness - Work Rest & Play (E.P.) - 04-1980 (Stiff)
Madness - Baggy Trousers - 09-1980 (Stiff)
Madness - Embarrassment - 12-1980 (Stiff)
Bob Marley & The Wailers - Could You Be Loved - 07-1980 (Island)
Martha & The Muffins - Echo Beach - 04-1980 (Dindisc)
Mash - Theme From M*A*S*H* (Suicide Is Painless) - 05-1980 (CBS)
Matchbox - Midnite Dynamos - 06-1980 (Magnet)
Matchbox - When You Ask About Love - 10-1980 (Magnet)
Paul McCartney - Coming Up - 04-1980 (Parlophone)
Paul McCartney - Waterfalls - 06-1980 (Parlophone)
Don McLean - Crying - 06-1980 (EMI)
Keith Michel - Captain Beaky/Wilfred The Weasel - 02-1980 (Polydor)
Stephanie Mills - Never Knew Love Like This Before - 11-1980 (20th Century)
Motorhead - The Golden Years (E.P.) - 05-1980 (Bronze)
New Muzik - Living By Numbers - 02-1980 (GTO)
Olivia Newton-John/The Electric Light Orchestra - Xanadu - 07-1980 (Jet)
The Nolans - I'm In The Mood For Dancing - 01-2009 (Epic)
The Nolans - Don't Make Waves - 05-1980 (Epic)
The Nolans - Gotta Pull Myself Together - 10-1980 (Epic)
Gary Numan - We Are Glass - 05-1980 (Beggars Banquet)
Gary Numan - I DIe: You Die - 09-1980 (Beggars Banquet)
Hazel O'Connor - Eighth Day - 09-1980 (A&M)
Odyssey - Use It Up And Wear It Out - 07-1980 (RCA)
Odyssey - If You're Lookin' For A Way Out - 10-1980 (RCA)
Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark - Messages - 06-1980 (Dindisc)
Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark - Enola Gay - 11-1980 (Dindisc)
Ottawan - D.I.S.C.O. - 10-1980 (Carrere)
The Piranhas - Tom Hark - 08-1980 (Sire)
Police - So Lonely - 03-1980 (A&M)
Police - Don' Stand So Close To Me - 09-1980 (A&M)
Police - De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da - 12-1980 (A&M)
Elvis Presley - It's Only Love/Beyond The Reef - 09-1980 (RCA)
Billy Preston & Syreeta - With You I'm Born Again - 01-1980 (Motown)
The Pretenders - Talk Of The Town - 04-1980 (Real)
Queen - Another One Bites The Dust - 09-1980 (EMI)
Queen - Flash - 12-1980 (EMI)
Rainbow - All Night Long - 03-1980 (Polydor)
The Regents - 7 Teen - 02-1980 (Rialto)
Cliff Richard - Carrie - 02-1980 (EMI)
Cliff Richard - Dreaming - 09-980 (EMI)
B.A. Robertson - To Be Or Not To Be - 07-1980 (Asylum)
Kenny Rogers - Coward Of The County - 02-1980 (UA)
Kenny Rogers - Lady - 12-1980 (UA)
The Rolling Stones - Emotional Rescue - 07-1980 (Rolling Stone)
Diana Ross - Upside Down - 08-1980 (Motown)
Diana Ross - My Old Piano - 10-1980 (Motown)
Roxy Music - Over You - 05-1980 (Polydor)
Roxy Music - Oh Yeah (On The Radio) - 08-1980 (Polydor)
Roxy Music - The Same Old Scene - 11-1980 (Polydor)
Rose Royce - Is It Love You're After - 01-2009 (Whitfield)
Jimmy Ruffin - Hold On To My Love - 05-1980 (RSO)
Saxon - 747 (Strangers In The Night) - 07-1980 (Carrere)
Leo Sayer - More Than I Can Say - 07-1980 (Chrysalis)
The Shadows - Riders In The Sky - 03-1980 (EMI)
Sky - Toccata - 05-1980 (Ariola)
Spandau Ballet - To Cut A Long Story Short - 12-1980 (Reformation)
The Specials - Rat Race/Rude Buoys Outa Jail - 06-1980 (2 Tone)
The Specials - Stereotype/International Jet Set - 10-1980 (2 Tone)
Splodgenessabounds - Simon Templar/Two Pints Of Lager And A Packet Of Crisps Please - 06-1980 (Deram)
Status Quo - What You're Proposing - 10-1980 (Vertigo)
Status Quo - Lies/Don't Drive My Car - 12-1980 (Vertigo)
The Stray Cats - Runaway Boys - 12-1980 (Arista)
Barbra Streisand - Woman In Love - 10-1980 (CBS)
St. Winifred's School Choir - There's No One Quite Like Grandma - 12-1980 (MFP)
Styx - Babe - 01-1980 (A&M)
Sweet People - Et Les Oiseaux Chantaient (And The Birds Were Singing) - 10-1980 (Polydor)
Teena Marie - Behind The Groove - 06-1980 (Motown)
Thin Lizzy - Killer On The Loose - 10-1980 (Vertigo)
Bobby Thurston - Check Out The Groove - 05-1980 (Epic)
The Tourists - So Good To Be Back Home Again - 03-1980 (Logo)
UB40 - King/Food For Thought - 04-1980 (Graduate)
UB40 - My Way Of Thinking/I Think It's going To Rain - 07-1980 (Graduate)
UB40 - The Earth Dies Screaming/Dream A Lie - 11-1980 (Graduate)
The Undertones - My Perfect Cousin - 05-1980 (Sire)
Vapors - Turning Japanese - 03-1980 (UA)
Village People - Can't Stop The Music - 09-1980 (Mercury)
Narada Michael Walden - I Shoulda Loved Ya - 5-1980 (Atlantic)
Dennis Waterman - I Could Be So Good For You - 11-1980 (EMI)
Marti Webb - Take That Look Off Your Face - 03-1980 (Polydor)
Whispers - And The Beat Goes On - 02-1980 (Solar)
Stevie Wonder - Master Blaster (Jammin') - 09-1980 (Motown)



1980 in the US
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