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XTC - Dear God

"Dear God" is a song by the English rock band XTC that was first released as a non-album single with the A-side "Grass". The song's anti-religious message ultimately provoked some violent reactions. The music video received the 1987 Billboard Best Video award. In 1987 the song reached number 99 in the UK and number 37 in the US.

Chris De Burgh - Lady In Red

"The Lady in Red" is a song by British-Irish singer-songwriter Chris de Burgh. It was released in 1986 as the second single from the album Into the Light. The song peaked to number three on the Billboard Hot 100 during the spring of 1987.

Billy Vera - At This Moment

"At This Moment" is a song written by Billy Vera and recorded live by Vera and his band under the name Billy Vera & the Beaters in 1981. and featured on their self-titled live album Billy and the Beaters, released that year as the album's second single, on the American subsidiary of Japan's Alfa Records. The song is more notable for its second run on the charts years after its initial release, following its being featured on television's Family Ties series, after which the song became a number 1 hit in early 1987.

Robbie Nevil - C'est La Vie

"C'est la Vie" is a song by American singer-songwriter Robbie Nevil, from his self-titled debut album in 1986. It was released as the first single and spent two weeks at number two on the US Billboard Hot 100 singles chart in January 1987.

Cinderella - Nobody's Fool

"Nobody's Fool" is a power ballad by American glam metal band Cinderella, released in 1986 as the second single from the band's debut album, Night Songs. It charted at number thirteen on the Billboard Hot 100 and also at number 25 on the Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart in 1987.

Tiffany - I Think We're Alone Now

"I Think We're Alone Now" is a song written and composed by Ritchie Cordell that was the title selection from a same-named album released by the American recording artists Tommy James and the Shondells. It was re-popularized when American pop singer Tiffany covered the song when she was 15 for her eponymous debut studio album, which was released in 1987. Her version of the song spent two weeks at number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Kim Wilde - You Keep Me Hangin' On

"You Keep Me Hangin' On" is a song written and composed by Holland–Dozier–Holland. It was first recorded in 1966 by American girl group the Supremes. It was covered by English singer Kim Wilde. It was released as the second single from Wilde's fifth studio album, Another Step (1986). Ths song reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart for one week in June 1987.

(I Just) Died In Your Arms - Cutting Crew

"(I Just) Died in Your Arms" is the debut single by the English pop rock band Cutting Crew, from their debut studio album, Broadcast (1986). It was Released on 25 July 1986 in the United Kingdom and on 1 January 1987 in the United States. The song peaked N°1 on the Billboard Hot 100 on 2 May 1987, and stayed there for two weeks.

Foreigner - Say You Will

"Say You Will" is a song by British-American rock band Foreigner. It was the first single released from the album Inside Information (1987). The single reached No. 6 on the Billboard Hot 100 and became their fourth #1 hit on the Billboard Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart, holding the top spot for four weeks, starting on December 19, 1987.

Whitesnake - Here I Go Again

"Here I Go Again" is a song by British rock band Whitesnake. Originally released on their 1982 album, Saints & Sinners, the power ballad was re-recorded for their 1987 self-titled album. The somg hit number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart on 10 October 1987.

U2 - Where The Streets Have No Name

"Where the Streets Have No Name" is a song by Irish rock band U2. It is the opening track from their 1987 album The Joshua Tree and was released as the album's third single in August 1987. The song peaked number 13 on Billboard Hot 100.

Aerosmith - Dude (Looks Like A Lady)

"Dude (Looks Like a Lady)" is a song by American rock band Aerosmith. It was released as the first of four singles from the Permanent Vacation album in 1987. The track reached number 14 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Fleetwood Mac - Little Lies

"Little Lies" is a song by British-American rock band Fleetwood Mac from their fourteenth studio album Tango in the Night (1987). The song was released on August 31, 1987 as the third single of the album. The song reached number 1 for four weeks on the US Adult Contemporary chart and number 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 in November 1987.

Pet Shop Boys - Rent

"Rent" is a song by English synth-pop duo Pet Shop Boys from their second studio album, Actually (1987). It was released as the album's third single on 12 October 1987.

Crowded House - Don't Dream It's Over

"Don't Dream It's Over" is a song by Australian rock band Crowded House, recorded for their 1986 self-titled debut studio album. The song became the band's biggest international hit, reaching No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States in April 1987.

Madonna - La Isla Bonita

"La Isla Bonita" ("The Beautiful Island") is a song recorded by American singer Madonna for her third studio album, True Blue (1986). It was released as the album's final single on February 25, 1987. "La Isla Bonita" debuted at number 49 and reached a peak of number four for three consecutive weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in May 1987. The song was Madonna's second number one single on the Adult Contemporary chart.

Whitney Houston - I Wanna Dance With Somebody

"I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)" is a song recorded by American singer Whitney Houston for her second studio album, Whitney. The song won the Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance at the 30th Grammy Awards. It reached the top spot of the chart, making it Houston's fourth number-one single in the United States, the issue date of June 27, 1987 ― the same day that Houston's album Whitney debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 (formerly "Top Pop Albums") the first time ever by a female artist.

Midnight Oil - Beds Are Burning

"Beds Are Burning" is a 1987 song by the Australian rock band Midnight Oil, the first track from their album Diesel and Dust. This song was released as the second single from the album. It reached No. 1 in New Zealand, South Africa and Canada, No. 3 in the Netherlands, No. 5 in France, No. 6 in the United Kingdom, Australia and Ireland, No. 17 in the United States and Sweden.

INXS - Need You Tonight

"Need You Tonight" is the first single to be released worldwide from Australian rock band INXS's 1987 album, Kick, as well as the fourth song on the album. It is the only INXS single to reach No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Pet Shop Boys - What Have I Done To Deserve This

"What Have I Done to Deserve This?" is a song by English synth-pop duo Pet Shop Boys and soul singer Dusty Springfield, taken from the duo's second studio album, Actually (1987). The song was released as the second single from the album on 10 August 1987.

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