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Thompson Twins - Hold Me Now

"Hold Me Now" is a song by British band the Thompson Twins. It was released in November 1983 as the first single from their fourth studio album, Into the Gap. The song peaked at number four on the UK Singles Chart in November of that year. Was released in the United States in February 1984 and peaked at number three on the Billboard Hot 100 in May.

The Cars - You Might Think

"You Might Think" is a song by American rock band the Cars from their fifth studio album, Heartbeat City (1984), the song was released on March 13, 1984, as the first single and reached number one on the Mainstream Rock Tracks chart in the US.

Knife - Rockwell

"Knife" is a song of the American singer-songwriter Rockwell, composed by Mitchell Bottler, Norma Helms and Rockwell, included on his debut studio album "Somebody's Watching Me" (1984).

Billy Ocean - Caribbean Queen

"Caribbean Queen (No More Love on the Run)" is a 1984 song by Trinidadian-British singer Billy Ocean, Co-written and produced by Keith Diamond, from his album "Suddenly". The song climbed to number-one on both the US Billboard Hot 100. The song won Ocean the 1985 Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance, making him the first British artist to win in that category.

Genesis - That's All

"That's All" is a song by English rock band Genesis, part of their 1983 album Genesis. It was the album's second single. The U.S. single reached No. 6 in early 1984, making it their first Billboard Hot 100 Top 10 hit.

Don Henley - The Boys Of Summer

"The Boys of Summer" is a song released in 1984 by Eagles vocalist and drummer Don Henley, with lyrics written by Henley and music composed by Mike Campbell. The somg was the lead single from Henley's album Building the Perfect Beast, "The Boys of Summer" was released on October 26, 1984.[1] It reached number five on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the US, number one on the Billboard Top Rock Tracks chart, and number 12 in the UK Singles Chart.

Prince - When Doves Cry (Extended Version)

"When Doves Cry" is a song by American musician Prince, and the lead single from his sixth studio album Purple Rain, released on May 16, 1984. It was Prince's first Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 single, staying there for five weeks, from July 7, 1984 to August 4, 1984.

Leonard Cohen - Hallelujah

"Hallelujah" is a song written by Canadian singer Leonard Cohen, originally released on his album Various Positions (1984).Hallelujah" experienced renewed interest following Cohen's death in November 2016 and appeared on many international singles charts, including entering the American Billboard Hot 100 for the first time.

Rockwell - Somebody's Watching Me

"Somebody's Watching Me" is a song recorded by American singer Rockwell, released by the Motown label in 1984, as the lead single from his debut studio album of the same name. The song features guest vocals by brothers Michael Jackson and Jermaine Jackson. It peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Twisted Sister - We're Not Gonna Take It

"We're Not Gonna Take It" is a song by the American band Twisted Sister from their album Stay Hungry. It was first released as a single (with "You Can't Stop Rock & Roll" as the B-side) on April 27, 1984. The Stay Hungry album was released two weeks later, on May 10, 1984. The single reached No. 21 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart.

Pat Benatar - We Belong

"We Belong" is a song written by Eric Lowen and Dan Navarro. It was made popular by American rock singer Pat Benatar after being released as the lead single from her sixth studio album, Tropico (1984). It peaked #5 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart in the United States.

Jean-Jacques Goldman - Envole-moi

"Envole-moi" is a French language song written, composed and recorded by Jean-Jacques Goldman taken from his 1984 album Positif. The single sold over half a million copies and was certified gold.

Dan Hartman - I Can Dream About You

"I Can Dream About You" is a song performed by American singer Dan Hartman on the soundtrack album of the film Streets of Fire. Released in 1984 as a single from the soundtrack, and included on Hartman's album I Can Dream About You, it reached number 6 on the Billboard Hot 100.

John Cougar Mellencamp - Authority Song

"Authority Song" is a song of the american singer John Cougar Mellencamp, part of his almbum Uh-Huh (1983). It peaked #15 in the billboard's Hot 100 in 1984.

The Police - Wrapped Around Your Finger

"Wrapped Around Your Finger" is the second UK single (and fourth US single) from the Police's 1983 album Synchronicity. Written by Sting, it was released worldwide by A&M Records and featured the non-album track "Someone to Talk To" as a B-side in the UK, while a live version of "Tea in the Sahara" was the US B-side. The single reached No. 8 on the Billboard chart in March 1984.

The Cars - Drive

"Drive" is a 1984 song by the Cars, released in March 1984 as the third single from the band's Heartbeat City album, and their biggest international hit.

Dead Or Alive - You Spin Me Round

You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)" is a song by British band Dead or Alive on their 1985 album Youthquake. Released as a single in 1984, it reached No. 1 in the UK in March 1985, taking 17 weeks to get there. It was the first UK No. 1 hit by the Stock Aitken Waterman production trio. On the U.S. Billboard Hot 100, it peaked at No. 11 on 17 August of that year.

Laura Branigan - Self Control

Laura Branigan - "Self Control" from the album 'Self Control' (1984). This cover of Raf's "Self Control" reached No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100.

St Elmo's Fire (man in motion) - John Parr

John Parr - "St. Elmo's Fire (Man In Motion)" from the soundtrack to the film 'St. Elmo's Fire' (1985). "St. Elmo's Fire (Man In Motion)" reached No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was featured in a number of movies and television shows and commercials. 

Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now) - Phil Collins

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