Project Retro Dedicated to remembering every track which charted in the UK Top 40 during the 80s


Every UK Number 1 hit of the 80s (191 Tracks) - Click on a track to display info

1 ABBA - SUPER TROUPER
2 ABBA - THE WINNER TAKES IT ALL
3 ADAM AND THE ANTS - PRINCE CHARMING
4 ADAM AND THE ANTS - STAND AND DELIVER
5 ADAM ANT - GOODY TWO SHOES
6 A-HA - THE SUN ALWAYS SHINES ON TV
7 ANEKA - JAPANESE BOY
8 ARETHA FRANKLIN AND GEORGE MICHAEL - I KNEW YOU WERE WAITING (FOR ME)
9 ASWAD - DON'T TURN AROUND
10 BAND AID - DO THEY KNOW IT'S CHRISTMAS?
11 BAND AID II - DO THEY KNOW IT'S CHRISTMAS?
12 BANGLES - ETERNAL FLAME
13 BARBRA STREISAND - WOMAN IN LOVE
14 BEE GEES - YOU WIN AGAIN
15 BELINDA CARLISLE - HEAVEN IS A PLACE ON EARTH
16 BEN E KING - STAND BY ME
17 BERLIN - TAKE MY BREATH AWAY (LOVE THEME FROM 'TOP GUN')
18 BILLY JOEL - UPTOWN GIRL
19 BILLY OCEAN - WHEN THE GOING GETS TOUGH, THE TOUGH GET GOING
20 BLACK BOX - RIDE ON TIME
21 BLONDIE - ATOMIC
22 BLONDIE - CALL ME
23 BLONDIE - THE TIDE IS HIGH
24 BONNIE TYLER - TOTAL ECLIPSE OF THE HEART
25 BORIS GARDINER - I WANT TO WAKE UP WITH YOU
26 BOY GEORGE - EVERYTHING I OWN
27 BROS - I OWE YOU NOTHING
28 BUCKS FIZZ - MAKING YOUR MIND UP
29 BUCKS FIZZ - MY CAMERA NEVER LIES
30 BUCKS FIZZ - THE LAND OF MAKE BELIEVE
31 CAPTAIN SENSIBLE - HAPPY TALK
32 CHAKA KHAN - I FEEL FOR YOU
33 CHARLENE - I'VE NEVER BEEN TO ME
34 CHRIS DE BURGH - THE LADY IN RED
35 CHRISTIANS, HOLLY JOHNSON, PAUL MCCARTNEY, GERRY MARSDEN AND STOCK AITKEN WATERMAN - FERRY 'CROSS THE MERSEY
36 CLIFF RICHARD - MISTLETOE AND WINE
37 CLIFF RICHARD AND THE YOUNG ONES - LIVING DOLL
38 COMMUNARDS - DON'T LEAVE ME THIS WAY
39 CROWD - YOU'LL NEVER WALK ALONE
40 CULTURE CLUB - DO YOU REALLY WANT TO HURT ME
41 CULTURE CLUB - KARMA CHAMELEON
42 DAVE STEWART WITH BARBARA GASKIN - IT'S MY PARTY
43 DAVID BOWIE - ASHES TO ASHES
44 DAVID BOWIE - LET'S DANCE
45 DAVID BOWIE AND MICK JAGGER - DANCING IN THE STREET
46 DEAD OR ALIVE - YOU SPIN ME ROUND (LIKE A RECORD)
47 DETROIT SPINNERS - WORKING MY WAY BACK TO YOU - FORGIVE ME GIRL (MEDLEY)
48 DEXY'S MIDNIGHT RUNNERS - GENO
49 DEXY'S MIDNIGHT RUNNERS AND THE EMERALD EXPRESS - COME ON EILEEN
50 DIANA ROSS - CHAIN REACTION
51 DOCTOR AND THE MEDICS - SPIRIT IN THE SKY
52 DON MCLEAN - CRYING
53 DURAN DURAN - IS THERE SOMETHING I SHOULD KNOW
54 DURAN DURAN - THE REFLEX
55 EDDY GRANT - I DON'T WANNA DANCE
56 ELAINE PAIGE AND BARBARA DICKSON - I KNOW HIM SO WELL
57 ENYA - ORINOCO FLOW
58 EUROPE - THE FINAL COUNTDOWN
59 EURYTHMICS - THERE MUST BE AN ANGEL (PLAYING WITH MY HEART)
60 FAIRGROUND ATTRACTION - PERFECT
61 FALCO - ROCK ME AMADEUS
62 FEARGAL SHARKEY - A GOOD HEART
63 FERN KINNEY - TOGETHER WE ARE BEAUTIFUL
64 FERRY AID - LET IT BE
65 FIRM - STAR TREKKIN'
66 FLYING PICKETS - ONLY YOU
67 FOREIGNER - I WANT TO KNOW WHAT LOVE IS
68 FRANKIE GOES TO HOLLYWOOD - RELAX
69 FRANKIE GOES TO HOLLYWOOD - THE POWER OF LOVE
70 FRANKIE GOES TO HOLLYWOOD - TWO TRIBES
71 GEORGE MICHAEL - A DIFFERENT CORNER
72 GEORGE MICHAEL - CARELESS WHISPER
73 GLENN MEDEIROS - NOTHING'S GONNA CHANGE MY LOVE FOR YOU
74 GOOMBAY DANCE BAND - SEVEN TEARS
75 HOLLIES - HE AIN'T HEAVY....HE'S MY BROTHER
76 HOUSEMARTINS - CARAVAN OF LOVE
77 HUMAN LEAGUE - DON'T YOU WANT ME
78 IRENE CARA - FAME
79 JACKIE WILSON - REET PETITE (THE SWEETEST GIRL IN TOWN)
80 JAM - BEAT SURRENDER
81 JAM - GOING UNDERGROUND/DREAMS OF CHILDREN
82 JAM - START
83 JAM - TOWN CALLED MALICE/PRECIOUS
84 JASON DONOVAN - SEALED WITH A KISS
85 JASON DONOVAN - TOO MANY BROKEN HEARTS
86 JENNIFER RUSH - THE POWER OF LOVE
87 JIM DIAMOND - I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN BETTER
88 JIVE BUNNY AND THE MASTERMIXERS - LET'S PARTY
89 JIVE BUNNY AND THE MASTERMIXERS - SWING THE MOOD
90 JIVE BUNNY AND THE MASTERMIXERS - THAT'S WHAT I LIKE
91 JOE DOLCE MUSIC THEATRE - SHADDUP YOU FACE
92 JOHN LENNON - (JUST LIKE) STARTING OVER
93 JOHN LENNON - IMAGINE
94 JOHN LENNON - WOMAN
95 JOHNNY LOGAN - WHAT'S ANOTHER YEAR
96 JULIO IGLESIAS - BEGIN THE BEGUINE (VOLVER A EMPEZAR)
97 KAJAGOOGOO - TOO SHY
98 KC AND THE SUNSHINE BAND - GIVE IT UP
99 KELLY MARIE - FEELS LIKE I'M IN LOVE
100 KENNY ROGERS - COWARD OF THE COUNTY
101 KRAFTWERK - COMPUTER LOVE/THE MODEL
102 KYLIE MINOGUE - HAND ON YOUR HEART
103 KYLIE MINOGUE - I SHOULD BE SO LUCKY
104 KYLIE MINOGUE AND JASON DONOVAN - ESPECIALLY FOR YOU
105 LIONEL RICHIE - HELLO
106 LISA STANSFIELD - ALL AROUND THE WORLD
107 LOS LOBOS - LA BAMBA
108 M.A.S.H. - THEME FROM 'M*A*S*H*' (SUICIDE IS PAINLESS)
109 M/A/R/R/S - PUMP UP THE VOLUME/ANITINA (THE FIRST TIME I SEE SHE DANCE)
110 MADNESS - HOUSE OF FUN
111 MADONNA - INTO THE GROOVE
112 MADONNA - LA ISLA BONITA
113 MADONNA - LIKE A PRAYER
114 MADONNA - PAPA DON'T PREACH
115 MADONNA - TRUE BLUE
116 MADONNA - WHO'S THAT GIRL
117 MARC ALMOND FEAT. SPECIAL GUEST STAR GENE PITNEY - SOMETHING'S GOTTEN HOLD OF MY HEART
118 MEL AND KIM - RESPECTABLE
119 MEN AT WORK - DOWN UNDER
120 MICHAEL JACKSON - BILLIE JEAN
121 MICHAEL JACKSON - ONE DAY IN YOUR LIFE
122 MICHAEL JACKSON AND SIEDAH GARRETT - I JUST CAN'T STOP LOVING YOU
123 MIDGE URE - IF I WAS
124 MUSICAL YOUTH - PASS THE DUTCHIE
125 NENA - 99 RED BALLOONS
126 NEW EDITION - CANDY GIRL
127 NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK - YOU GOT IT (THE RIGHT STUFF)
128 NICK BERRY - EVERY LOSER WINS
129 NICOLE - A LITTLE PEACE
130 ODYSSEY - USE IT UP AND WEAR IT OUT
131 OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN/ELECTRIC LIGHT ORCHESTRA - XANADU
132 PAUL HARDCASTLE - 19
133 PAUL MCCARTNEY - PIPES OF PEACE
134 PAUL MCCARTNEY WITH STEVIE WONDER - EBONY AND IVORY
135 PAUL YOUNG - WHEREVER I LAY MY HAT (THAT'S MY HOME)
136 PET SHOP BOYS - ALWAYS ON MY MIND
137 PET SHOP BOYS - HEART
138 PET SHOP BOYS - IT'S A SIN
139 PET SHOP BOYS - WEST END GIRLS
140 PHIL COLLINS - A GROOVY KIND OF LOVE
141 PHIL COLLINS - YOU CAN'T HURRY LOVE
142 PHILIP BAILEY (DUET WITH PHIL COLLINS) - EASY LOVER
143 PHYLLIS NELSON - MOVE CLOSER
144 PINK FLOYD - ANOTHER BRICK IN THE WALL (PART II)
145 POLICE - DON'T STAND SO CLOSE TO ME
146 POLICE - EVERY BREATH YOU TAKE
147 POLICE - EVERY LITTLE THING SHE DOES IS MAGIC
148 PRETENDERS - BRASS IN POCKET
149 QUEEN AND DAVID BOWIE - UNDER PRESSURE
150 RENEE AND RENATO - SAVE YOUR LOVE
151 RICK ASTLEY - NEVER GONNA GIVE YOU UP
152 ROBIN BECK - THE FIRST TIME
153 ROD STEWART - BABY JANE
154 ROXY MUSIC - JEALOUS GUY
155 S-EXPRESS - THEME FROM S-EXPRESS
156 SHAKIN' STEVENS - GREEN DOOR
157 SHAKIN' STEVENS - MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE
158 SHAKIN' STEVENS - OH JULIE
159 SHAKIN' STEVENS - THIS OLE HOUSE
160 SIMPLE MINDS - BELFAST CHILD
161 SISTER SLEDGE - FRANKIE
162 SMOKEY ROBINSON - BEING WITH YOU
163 SOFT CELL - TAINTED LOVE
164 SONIA - YOU'LL NEVER STOP ME LOVING YOU
165 SOUL II SOUL FEAT. CARON WHEELER - BACK TO LIFE (HOWEVER DO YOU WANT ME)
166 SPANDAU BALLET - TRUE
167 SPECIALS - GHOST TOWN
168 SPECIALS FEAT. RICO - THE SPECIAL A.K.A. LIVE! (EP)
169 SPITTING IMAGE - THE CHICKEN SONG
170 ST WINIFRED'S SCHOOL CHOIR - THERE'S NO ONE QUITE LIKE GRANDMA
171 STARSHIP - NOTHING'S GONNA STOP US NOW
172 STEVE 'SILK' HURLEY - JACK YOUR BODY
173 STEVIE WONDER - I JUST CALLED TO SAY I LOVE YOU
174 SURVIVOR - EYE OF THE TIGER
175 TIFFANY - I THINK WE'RE ALONE NOW
176 TIGHT FIT - THE LION SLEEPS TONIGHT
177 TIMELORDS - DOCTORIN' THE TARDIS
178 T'PAU - CHINA IN YOUR HAND
179 U2 - DESIRE
180 UB40 - RED RED WINE
181 UB40 AND CHRISSIE HYNDE - I GOT YOU BABE
182 USA FOR AFRICA - WE ARE THE WORLD
183 WET WET WET/BILLY BRAGG WITH CARA TIVEY - WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM MY FRIENDS/SHE'S LEAVING HOME
184 WHAM! - FREEDOM
185 WHAM! - I'M YOUR MAN
186 WHAM! - THE EDGE OF HEAVEN
187 WHAM! - WAKE ME UP BEFORE YOU GO GO
188 WHITNEY HOUSTON - I WANNA DANCE WITH SOMEBODY (WHO LOVES ME)
189 WHITNEY HOUSTON - ONE MOMENT IN TIME
190 WHITNEY HOUSTON - SAVING ALL MY LOVE FOR YOU
191 YAZZ AND THE PLASTIC POPULATION - THE ONLY WAY IS UP