Favorite Songs of 1981


The project continues with my favorite songs of 1981.  Read the first post for the detail on this project.

The Classical – The Fall

City of God – Dan Schutte

Genius of Love – Tom Tom Club

Ghost Town  –  The Specials Featuring Rico

I Can’t Go For That (No Can Do) – Hall & Oates

Just the Two of Us –  Grover Washington & Bill Withers

Our Lips Are Sealed – The Go-Go’s

Pocket Calculator – Kraftwerk

Under Pressure – David Bowie w/ Queen

Theme from “Chariots of Fire” – Vangelis

 

Looking at songs that charted in 1981, there is about a dozen or so that my 7-year-old self inexplicably loved, but it seems appropriate to confess my youthful fondness for Air Supply, especially this song of shame:

The One That You Love – Air Supply

What is your favorite song from 1981?  Let me know in the comments

Favorite Songs of 1978


The project continues with my favorite songs of 1978.  Read the first post for the detail on this project.

Baker Street – Gerry Rafferty

Bongo Man – Jimmy Cliff

Ever Fallen in Love – The Buzzcocks

(I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea – Elvis Costello & The Attractions

I Wanna Be Sedated – The Ramones

Mirage – Siouxsie & The Banshees

Take Me I’m Yours –  Squeeze

Take Me To The River – Talking Heads

Rock Lobster – The B-52’s

The Robots –  Kraftwerk

And my song of shame for 1978 is Old Time Rock and Roll – Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band

What are your favorite songs from 1978?  Let me know in the comments!

Favorite Songs Of 1974


The project continues with my favorite songs of 1974.  Read the first post for the detail on this project.

1974 is an extremely challenging year.  I have hardly any songs from this year and I’m not really crazy about many of them.  Apparently, I’m not alone.

Autobahn – Kraftwerk

Boogie on Reggae Woman – Stevie Wonder

Can’t Get Enough Of Your Love Babe – Barry White

Cat’s In the Cradle – Harry Chapin

(Looking for) The Heart of Saturday Night – Tom Waits

No Woman, No Cry – Bob Marley and the Wailers

Nothing from Nothing – Billy Preston

The Payback – James Brown

Syl-O-Gism – Mary Lou Williams

Until You Come Back to Me (That’s What I’m Gonna Do) – Aretha Franklin

And the song of shame for 1974 is “Band on the Run” by Wings

What are your favorite songs from 1974?  Let me know in the comments!