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The Boomtown Rats - I Don't Like Mondays

"I Don't Like Mondays" is a song by Irish new wave group the Boomtown Rats. It was released in 1979 as the lead single from their third album, The Fine Art of Surfacing. The song was a number one single in the UK Singles Chart for four weeks during the summer of 1979 and it only reached number 73 on the US Billboard Hot 100.

Blondie - Heart Of Glass

"Heart of Glass" is a song by the American new wave band Blondie, written by singer Debbie Harry and guitarist Chris Stein. It was featured on the band's third studio album, Parallel Lines (1978). The song was released as the album's third single in January 1979 and peaked to number one on the Billboard Hot 100.

The Police - Message In A Bottle

"Message in a Bottle" is a song by English rock band The Police. It was released as the lead single from their second studio album, Reggatta de Blanc (1979). It was the Police's first No. 1 hit in the UK Singles Chart, but in the US nly reached No. 74 on the Billboard Hot 100. Rolling Stone ranked it number 65 on its list of the "100 Greatest Guitar Songs of All Time".

Donna Summer - Hot Stuff

"Hot Stuff" is a song by American singer Donna Summer from her seventh studio album Bad Girls (1979), It was her second number one on the Billboard Hot 10remained at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart for three non-consecutive weeks, and spent the longest time in the top ten in 1979: fourteen weeks.

Eagles - I can´t tell you why

"I Can't Tell You Why" is a song by the American rock band Eagles, which appeared on their 1979 album The Long Run. it became a Billboard top 10 hit in April of that year, reaching number eight on the Billboard Hot 100 and number three on the Adult Contemporary chart.

Racey - Kitty

"Kitty" is a song originally performed by British pop group Racey, which was included on their debut studio album Smash and Grab in 1979.

Supertramp - The Logical Song

"The Logical Song" is a 1979 song performed by the English rock group Supertramp. The song was released as the lead single from their sixth studio album, Breakfast in America (1979), in March 1979 by A&M Records. "The Logical Song" is Supertramp's biggest chart hit in both the United States and their native United Kingdom. "The Logical Song" rose to No. 7 in the UK and No. 6 in the US Billboard chart.

The Buggles - Video killed the radio star

"Video Killed the Radio Star" is a song written by Trevor Horn, Geoff Downes and Bruce Woolley in 1978. It was first recorded by Bruce Woolley and the Camera Club or their album English Garden. A more widely known version of the song was recorded later by British new wave/synth-pop group the Buggles, n 1979, released as their debut single on 7 September 1979 by Island Records, and included on their first album The Age of Plastic. The video was the first aired on MTV.

My Sharona - The Knack

"My Sharona" is the debut single by The Knack. The song was written by Berton Averre and Doug Fieger, and released in 1979 from their album Get the Knack. It reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart where it remained for six weeks, and was number one on Billboard's 1979 Top Pop Singles year-end chart.

The Cure - Boys Don't Cry

"Boys Don't Cry" is a song by English rock band The Cure. It was released in the UK as a stand-alone single in June 1979, and was included as the title track on Boys Don't Cry, the American equivalent to Three Imaginary Boys.

Pink Floyd - Another Brick in the Wall - part 2

“Another Brick In The Wall, Part 2” was an instant hit in the UK, released on November 16, 1979, and selling 340,000 copies in five days. A week later, it was #1 in the UK, remaining there for five weeks, and by January 1980 had sold over a million copies.

AC/DC - Highway to Hell

Highway to Hell is the sixth studio album by Australian hard rock band AC/DC, released on 27 July 1979. It was the band's fifth studio album released internationally and the sixth to be released in Australia. It was the last album featuring lead singer Bon Scott, who died early the following year on 19 February 1980.

Queen - Don't Stop Me Now

"Don't Stop Me Now" is a song by the British rock band Queen from their 1978 album Jazz that was released as a single in 1979. The single reached number 9 in the UK charts but only number 86 in the US.

Bee Gees - Tragedy

"Tragedy" is a song released by the Bee Gees, written by Barry, Robin & Maurice Gibb, included on their 1979 album Spirits Having Flown. The single reached number one in the UK in February 1979 and repeated the feat the following month on the US Billboard Hot 100.

Toto - 99

"99" is a song by the American rock band Toto. The song appeared on the Hydra album in 1979. As a single, it reached number 26 on the Billboard charts. In Canada, the song peaked at number 17 on the RPM singles chart.

Gary Numan - Cars

"Cars" is the debut solo single by English musician Gary Numan. It was released on 21 August 1979 and is from his debut studio album, The Pleasure Principle. It was his only single to chart there. It rose to number 9 on the US Billboard Hot 100.

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