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Richard Marx - Right Here Waiting

"Right Here Waiting" is a song by American singer and songwriter Richard Marx. It was released on June 29, 1989, as the second single from his second album, Repeat Offender. The song was a global hit, topping charts throughout the world, including the U.S. where it reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 on August 12, 1989. The record spent three consecutive weeks at number one.

Chicago - I Don't Wanna Live Without Your Love

"I Don't Wanna Live Without Your Love" is a hit song written by Diane Warren and Albert Hammond for the group Chicago and recorded for their album Chicago 19 (1988), with Bill Champlin singing lead vocals. The song reached number three on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart.

The B-52's - Deadbeat Club

"Deadbeat Club" is a song written and performed by the B-52's. The song was released as the fifth and final single from their 1989 album Cosmic Thing. The song peaked at No. 30 on the US Billboard Hot 100.

Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers - Refugee

"Refugee" is a song recorded by American rock band Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, was released as single in January 1980 as the second single from their album Damn the Torpedoes, and peaking at No. 15 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song was included in their album "Damn the Torpedoes" (1979).

Barbra Streisand - Woman in Love

"Woman in Love" is a song performed by Barbra Streisand and taken from her 1980 album, Guilty. The song was written by Barry and Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees. The song reached the number-one position on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, spent three weeks at number one. It was the Streisand's fifth number one hit on that chart.

Irene Cara - Fame

"Fame" is a pop song, written by Michael Gore and Dean Pitchford and released in 1980 that achieved chart success as the theme song to the Fame film and TV series. The song was performed by Irene Cara, it was also her debut single as a recording artist. "Fame" rose to number four on the Billboard Hot 100 in September 1980. It also reached number one on the Billboard dance chart for one week.

Taylor Dayne - Tell It to My Heart

"Tell It to My Heart" is a 1987 song performed by American singer Taylor Dayne, released on July 1987 as first single from her first album of the same name. The song debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 during the week of October 10, 1987 and peaked in the number seven spot the week of January 23, 1988.

Naked Eyes - Always Something There To Remind Me

"(There's) Always Something There to Remind Me" is a song written in the 1960s by songwriting team Burt Bacharach and Hal David. Originally recorded as a demo by Dionne Warwick in 1963. In 183 the english new waver band Naked Eyes released their version, that peaked top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the summer of 1983.

Stacey Q - Two Of Hearts

"Two of Hearts" is a song by American singer Stacey Q, first issued as an independent 12-inch dance club single. The song was Stacey Q's biggest hit; its global sales success fueled the recording of her debut album Better Than Heaven (1986). It entered the US Billboard Hot 100 in mid-July 1986 and peaked at number three during the autumn of that same year.

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.

Falco - Der Kommissar

"Der Kommissar" (The Commissioner) is a song by Austrian artist Falco, recorded in 1981. It was released as side B of "Helden Von Heute (Alles Wartet Auf) (Today's Heroes)". The song reached No. 1 in German-speaking countries in January 1982.

Styx - Too Much Time On My Hands

"Too Much Time on My Hands" is a song by American rock band Styx, released as the second single from their tenth album Paradise Theatre. The song reached #9 on the US Billboard Hot 100 in May 1981.

REO Speedwagon - Can't fight this feeling

"Can't Fight This Feeling" is a power ballad performed by the American rock band REO Speedwagon. The song first appeared on the 1984 album Wheels Are Turnin'. The single reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and held the top spot for three consecutive weeks from March 9 to March 23, 1985.

Laura Branigan - Gloria

"Gloria" is a 1979 love song written and composed in Italian by Umberto Tozzi and Giancarlo Bigazzi, and afterwards translated to English by Jonathan King. The 1982 cover version by American singer Laura Branigan peaked at number two on the US Billboard Hot 100.

El último de la fila - El loco de la calle

"El loco de la calle" (Crazy of the street) is a song of the spanish band El último de la fila; from their debut album "Cuando la pobreza entra por la puerta, el amor salta por la ventana" (February 1985).

New Order - Blue Monday '88

"Blue Monday" is a song performed by English rock band New Order. It was released as a 12-inch single on 7 March 1983. The original single was a commercial hit, making the top 10 in many countries. The 1988 remix reached number 3 on the British chart, number 4 on the Australian chart, and topped the dance chart in the United States.

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.

Faster Pussycat - House Of Pain

"House of Pain" is a power ballad by American heavy metal band Faster Pussycat. The song was released as the third and final single from the album Wake Me When It's Over, released on September 1989. The song peaked at No. 28 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Def Leppard - Bringin' On The Heartbreak

"Bringin' On the Heartbreak" is a power ballad originally recorded by English rock band Def Leppard. It was the second single from their 1981 album High 'n' Dry. The song failed to enter the US Billboard Hot 100.

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).

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