Here they are, the absolutely greatest top hits from the history of popular music in the UK.
The very best music.
The Year is 1988.
AC/DC - Heatseeker - 01-1988
AC/DC - That's The Way I Wanna Rock 'N' Roll - 04-1988
Adventures - Broken Land - 05-1988
A-ha - Stay On These Roads - 03-1988
A-ha - Touchy - 09-1988
A-ha - You Are The One - 12-1988
All About Eve - Martha's Harbour - 08-1988
Marc Almond - Tears Run Rings - 09-1988
Angry Anderson - Suddenly - 12-1988
Art Of Noise featuring Tom Jones - Kiss - 10-1988
Rick Astley - Together Forever - 02-1988
Rick Astley - She Wants To Dance With Me - 09-1988
Rick Astley - Take Me To Your Heart - 11-1988
Aswad - Don't Turn Around - 03-1988
Aswad - Give A Little Love - 05-1988
Afrika Bambaataa & UB40 - Reckless - 03-1988
Aztec Camera - How Men Are - 03-1988
Aztec Camera - Somewhere In My Heart - 05-1988
Aztec Camera - Working In A Goldmine - 08-1988
Bananarama - I Can't Help It - 01-1988
Bananarama - I Want You Back - 04-1988
Bananarama - Love Truth And Honesty - 10-1988
Bananarama - Nathan Jones - 11-1988
The Bangles - Hazy Shade Of Winter - 02-1988
The Beatmasters featuring The Cookie Crew - Rok Da House - 01-1988
The Beatmasters With PP Arnold - Burn It Up - 09-1988
Robin Beck - Fist Time - 11-1988
The Beach Boys - Kokomo - 12-1988
Pat Benatar - All Fired Up - 07-1988
Big Country - King Of Emotion - 08-1988
Bomb The Bass - Beat Dis - 02-1988
Bomb The Bass - Megablast/ Don't Make Me Wait - 08-1988
Bomb The Bass featuring Maureen - Say A LittlePrayer - 11-1988
Bon Jovi - Bad Medicine - 09-1988
Bon Jovi - Born To Be My Baby - 12-1988
Bourgeois Tagg - I Don't Mind At All - 02-1988
Breathe - Hands To Heaven - 08-1988
Bros - When Will I Be Famous - 02-1988
Bros - Drop The Boy - 03-1988
Bros - I Owe You Nothing - 06-1988
Bros - I Quit - 09-1988
Bros - Cat Among The Pigeons/ Silent Night - 11-1988
Brother Beyond - The Harder I Try - 08-1988
Brother Beyond - He Ain't No Competition - 11-1988
James Brown - The Payback Mix (Part One) - 05-1988
BVSMP - I Need You - 08-1988
Belinda Carlisle - Heaven Is A Place On Earth - 02-1988
Belinda Carlisle - I Get Weak - 03-1988
Belinda Carlisle - Circle In The Sand - 05-1988
Tracey Chapman - Fast Car - 06-1988
Cher - I Found Someone - 01-1988
Neneh Cherry - Buffalo Stance - 12-1988
The Christians - Ideal World - 02-1988
The Christians - Born Again - 05-1988
The Christians - Harvest For The World - 10-1988
Petula Clark - Downtown '88 - 12-1988
Eddie Cochran - C'mon Everybody - 02-1988
Coldcut featuring Yazz & The Plastic Population - Doctorin' The House - 02-1988
Coldcut featuring Junior Reid - Stop This Crazy Thing - 09-1988
Natalie Cole - Pink Cadillac - 04-1988
Natalie Cole - Everlasting - 07-1988
Phil Collins - In The Air Tonight - 06-1988
Phil Collins - Groovy Kind Of Love - 09-1988
Phil Collins - Two Hearts - 11-1988
The Commodores - Easy - 09-1988
The Communards - For A Friend - 03-1988
The Communards - There's More To Love - 06-1988
D Mob featuring Gary Haisman - We Call It Acieed - 10-1988
Terence Trent D'Arby - Sign Your Name - 01-1988
Taylor Dayne - Tell It To My Heart - 02-1988
Taylor Dayne - Prove Your Love - 04-1988
Deacon Blue - Dignity - 02-1988
Deacon Blue - Real Gone Kid - 10-1988
Hazell Dean - Who's Leaving Who - 04-1988
Hazell Dean - Maybe (We Should Call It A Day) - 07-1988
Hazell Dean - Turn It Into Love - 10-1988
Chris de Burgh - Missing You - 11-1988
Def Leppard - Armageddon It - 04-1988
Def Leppard - Love Bites - 07-1988
Nitro Deluxe - Let's Get Brutal - 02-1988
Depeche Mode - Behind The Wheel - 01-1988
Derek B - Good Groove - 03-1988
Derek B - Bad Young Brother - 05-1988
Desireless - Voyage Voyage - 05-1988
Dollar - O L'Amour - 01-1988
Jason Donovan - Nothing Can Divide Us - 09-1988
Will Downing - A Love Supreme - 04-1988
Will Downing - In My Dreams - 07-1988
Duran Duran - I Don't Want Your Love - 10-1988
Eighth Wonder - I'm Not Scared - 03-1988
Eighth Wonder - Cross My Heart - 07-1988
Harry Enfield - Loadsamoney (Doin' Up The House) - 05-1988
Enya - Orinoco Flow - 10-1988
Erasure - Ship Of Fools - 03-1988
Erasure - Chains Of Love - 06-1988
Erasure - A Little Respect - 10-1988
Erasure - Crackers International (EP) - 12-1988
Eric B & Rakim - I Know You Got Soul - 03-1988
Eric B & Rakim - Follow The Leader - 07-1988

Gloria Estefan & Miami Sound Machine - Anything For You - 08-1988
Gloria Estefan & Miami Sound Machine - 1-2-3 - 11-1988
Eurythmics - I Need A Man - 04-1988
Eurythmics - You Have Placed A Chill In My Heart - 06-1988
Everything But The Girl - I Don't Want To Talk About It - 07-1988
Fairground Attraction - Perfect - 04-1988
Fairground Attraction - Find My Love - 08-1988
The Fat Boys With Chubby Checker - The Twist (Yo, Twist) - 06-1988
Bryan Ferry - Let`s Stick Together '88 - 11-1988
Climie Fisher - Rise To The Occasion - 01-1988
Climie Fisher - Love Changes (Everything) - 03-1988
Five Star - Another Weekend - 06-1988
Fleetwood Mac - Everywhere - 04-1988
Julia Fordham - Happy Ever After - 08-1988
The Four Tops - Reach Out I'll Be There - 08-1988
The Four Tops - Loco In Acapulco - 12-1988
Freiheit - Keeping The Dream Alive - 12-1988
Funky Worm - Hustle! (To The Music...) - 08-1988
Debbie Gibson - Shake Your Love - 02-1988
Debbie Gibson - Only In My Dreams - 03-1988
Debbie Gibson - Out Of The Blue - 05-1988
Debbie Gibson - Foolish Beat - 07-1988
Glen Goldsmith - Dreaming - 04-1988
GOSH - The Wishing Well - 01-1988
Eddy Grant - Gimme Hope Jo'anna - 02-1988
Guns N' Roses - Sweet Child O' Mine - 09-1988
Simon Harris - Bass (How Low Can You Go) - 03-1988
George Harrison - When We Was Fab - 02-1988
Ofra Haza - Im Nin'Alu - 05-1988
Heart - Never/ These Dreams - 03-1988
Hear
t - What About Love - 05-1988
Hithouse - Jack To The Sound Of The Underground - 11-1988
The Hollies - He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother - 09-1988
The Hothouse Flowers - Don't Go - 05-1988
Whitney Houston - Where Do Broken Hearts Go - 03-1988
Whitney Houston - Love Will Save The Day - 05-1988
Whitney Houston - One Moment In Time - 09-1988
Humanoid - Stakker Humanoid - 12-1988
Billy Idol - Hot In The City - 01-1988
Julio Iglesias - My Love - 08-1988
Inner City featuring Kevin Saunderson - Big Fun - 09-1988
Inner City - Good Life - 12-1988
INXS - New Sensation - 01-1988
INXS - Never Tear Us Apart - 07-1988
INXS - Need You Tonight - 11-1988
Iron Maiden - Can I Play With Madness - 03-1988

Iron Maiden - The Evil That Men Do - 08-1988
Iron Maiden - The Clairvoyant - 11-1988
Jack 'N' Chill - The Jack That House Built - 01-1988
Michael Jackson - Man In The Mirror - 02-1988
Michael Jackson With The Jackson 5 - I Want You Back '88 - 04-1988
Michael Jackson - Dirty Diana - 07-1988
Michael Jackson - Another Part Of Me - 09-1988
Michael Jackson - Smooth Criminal - 11-1988
Jellybean featuring Adele Bertei - Just A Mirage - 04-1988

Elton John - Candle In The Wind (Live) - 01-1988
Elton John - I Don't Wanna Go On With You Like That - 06-1988
Johnny Hates Jazz - Heart Of Gold - 03-1988
Jolly Roger - Acid Man - 10-1988
Mory Kante - Yeke Yeke - 08-1988
Kylie & Jason - Escpecially For You - 12-1988
LA Mix - Check This Out - 05-1988
Annie Lennox & Al Green - Put A Little Love In Your Heart - 12-1988
Level 42 - heaven In My Hands - 09-1988
Liverpool FC - Anfield Rap (Red Machine In Full Effect) - 05-1988

Londonbeat
- 9AM (The Comfort Zone) - 12-1988
Mac Band
featuring The McCampbell Brothers - Roses Are Red - 07-1988
Magnum
- Start Talking Love - 05-1988

Ziggy Marley & The Melody Makers - Tomorrow People - 07-1988
Matt Bianco - Don't Blame It On That Girl/ Wap-Bam-Boogie - 06-1988
Bobby McFerrin - Don't Worry, Be Happy - 10-1988
Glenn Medeiros - Nothing's Gonna Change My Love For You - 06-1988
Bill Medley - He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother - 09-1988
Mel & Kim
- That's The Way It Is - 03-1988
George Michael - Father Figure - 01-1988
George Michael - One More Try - 04-1988
George Michael - Monkey - 07-1988
George Michael - Kissing A Fool - 12-1988
Mick & Pat - Let's All Chant - 04-1988
Milli Vanilli - Girl You Know It's True - 10-1988
Kylie Minogue - I Should Be So Lucky - 02-1988
Kylie Minogue - Got To Be Certain - 05-1988
Kylie Minogue - The Loco-Motion - 08-1988
Kylie Minogue - Je Ne Sais Pas Pourquoi - 10-1988
The Mission - Tower Of Strength - 02-1988
Morris Minor & The Majors - Stutter Rap (No Sleep 'Til Bedtime) - 01-1988
Morrissey - Suedehead - 02-1988
Morrissey - Every Day Is Like Sunday - 06-1988
Narada - Divine Emotions - 05-1988
New Order - Blue Monday 1988 - 05-1988
New Order - Fine Time - 12-1988
Billy Ocean - Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car - 02-1988
Sinead O'Connor - Mandinka - 02-1988
Alexander O'Neal featuring Cherelle - Never Knew Love Like This - 02-1988
Alexander O'Neal - Fake '88 - 10-1988
Donny Osmond - Soldier Of Love - 08-1988
Robert Palmer - She Makes My Day - 10-1988
Vanessa Paradis - Joe Le Taxi - 02-1988
Mica Paris - My One Temptation - 05-1988
Mica Paris featuring Courtney Pie - Like Dreamers Do - 08-1988
Mica Paris - Breathe Life Into Me - 11-1988
The Pasadenas - Tribute (Right On) - 06-1988
The Pasadenas - Riding On A Train - 09-1988
Pebbles - Girlfriend - 04-1988
Pet Shop Boys - Heart - 04-1988
Pet Shop Boys - Domino Dancing - 09-1988
Pet Shop Boys - Left To My Own Devices - 11-1988
Prefab Sprout - The King Of Rock 'N' Roll - 05-1988
Maxi Priest - Wild World - 06-1988
The Primitives - Crash - 03-1988
Prince - Alphabet Street - 05-1988
Prince - I Wish U Heaven - 11-1988
The Proclaimers - I'm Gonna Be - 09-1988
Public Enemy - Don't Believe The Hype - 07-1988
Chris Rea - On The Beach - 08-1988
Cliff Richard - Mistletoe And Wine - 12-1988
Robbie Robertson - Somewhere Down The Crazy River - 08-1988
Rose Royce - Car Wash/ Is It Love You're After - 06-1988
David Lee Roth - Just Like Paradise - 03-1988
Royal House - Can You Party - 10-1988
Brenda Russell - Piano In The Dark - 04-1988
Sabrina - Boys (Summertime Love) - 06-1988
Sabrina - All Of Me - 10-1988
Sade - Paradise - 06-1988
Salt-N-Pepa - Push It/ Tramp - 07-1988
Salt-N-Pepa - Twist And Shout - 11-1988
Salt-N-Pepa featuring EU - Shake Your Thang (It's Your Thing) - 09-1988
Scritti Politti
- Oh Patti (Don't Feel Sorry For Loverboy) - 05-1988
Taja Sevelle - Love Is Contagious - 03-1988
S-Express - Theme From S-Express - 04-1988
S-Express - Superfly Guy - 07-1988
Shakin' Stevens - True Love - 12-1988
Joyce Sims - Come Into My Life - 01-1988
Sinitta - Cross My Broken Heart - 03-1988
Sinitta - I Don't Believe In Miracles - 10-1988
Siouxsie & The Banshees
- Peek A Boo - 08-1988
The Sisters Of Mercy - Dominion - 02-1988
Spagna - Every Girl And Boy - 09-1988
Bruce Springsteen - Tougher Than The Rest - 06-1988
Star Turn On 45 (Pints) - Pump Up The Bitter - 05-1988
Status Quo - Ain't Complaining - 04-1988
Status Quo - Running All Over The World - 08-1988
Status Quo - Burning Bridges (On And Off And On Again) - 12-1988
Jermaine Stewart - Say It Again - 02-1988
Jermaine Stewart - Get Lucky - 04-1988
Rod Stewart - Lost In You - 06-1988
Barbra Streisand & Don Johnson - Till I Lovd You - 11-1988
Patrick Swayze featuring Wendy Fraser - She's Like The Wind - 04-1988
Keith Sweat - I Want Her - 03-1988
Tiffany - I Think We're Alone Now - 02-1988
Tiffany - Could've Been - 03-1988
Tiffany - I Saw Him Standing There - 06-1988
Tiffany - Radio Romance - 11-1988
Tanita Tikaram - Good Tradition - 08-1988
Tnita Tikaram - Twist In My Sobriety - 11-1988
The Timelords - Doctorin' The Tardis - 06-1988
T'Pau - Valentine - 02-1988
T'Pau - Sex Talk (Live) - 04-1988
T'Pau - I Will Be With You - 07-1988
T'Pau - Secret Garden - 10-1988
Transvision Vamp - I Want Your Love - 07-1988
The Travelling Wilburys - Handle With Care - 11-1988
Two Men, A Drum Machine & A Trumpet - Tired Of Getting Pushed Around - 02-1988
UB40 With Chrissie Hynde - Breakfast In Bed - 06-1988
UB40 - Where Did I Go Wrong - 09-1988
U2 - Desire - 09-1988
U2 - Angel Of Harlem - 12-1988
Luther Vandross - Give Me The Reason - 02-1988
Van Halen - When It's Love - 08-1988
Voice Of The Beehive - Don't Call Me Baby - 06-1988
Voice Of The Beehive - I Say Nothing - 08-1988
Was (Not Was) - Spy In The House Of Love - 02-1988
Wee Papa Girl Rappers - Heat It Up - 07-1988
Wee Papa Girl Rappers - We Rule - 10-1988
Wet Wet Wet - Temptation - 04-1988
Wet Wet Wet/ Billy Bragg With Cara Tivey - With A Little Help From My Friends/ She's Leaving Home - 05-1988
Whitesnake - Give Me All Your Love - 02-1988
Jane Wiedlin - Rush Hour - 08-1988
Kim Wilde - You Came - 07-1988
Kim Wilde - Never Trust A Stranger - 10-1988
Kim Wilde - Four Letter Word - 12-1988
Danny Wilson - Mary's Prayer - 04-1988
Bill Withers - Lovely Day - 09-1988
Womack & Womack - Teradrops - 08-1988
Yazz & The Plastic Population - The Only Way Is Up - 08-1988
Yazz - Stand Up For Your Love Rights - 10-1988
Yello - The Race - 09-1988






 

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