Monday, September 22, 2014

Top 100 Songs of the year you graduated high school, meme

I saw this on someone else's blog, and I really liked the meme!  She graduated in 1976, so many things were very recognizable to me (including my #1 all time favorite song!) ... I graduated in 1981 ... taking my cue also from her, I'm marking the ones I especially liked with *
and the ones I especially didn't like with --

1. Bette Davis Eyes, Kim Carnes
-- 2. Endless Love, Diana Ross and Lionel Richie
-- 3. Lady, Kenny Rogers
4. (Just Like) Starting Over, John Lennon
-- 5. Jessie's Girl, Rick Springfield
* 6. Celebration, Kool and The Gang
* 7. Kiss On My List, Daryl Hall and John Oates
* 8. I Love a Rainy Night, Eddie Rabbitt
9. 9 To 5, Dolly Parton
* 10. Keep On Loving You, REO Speedwagon
* 11. Theme from "Greatest American Hero" (Believe It or Not), Joey Scarbury
* 12. Morning Train (Nine to Five), Sheena Easton
13. Being With You, Smokey Robinson
* 14. Queen of Hearts, Juice Newton
15. Rapture, Blondie
16. A Woman Needs Love (Just Like You Do), Ray Parker Jr. and Raydio
17. The Tide Is High, Blondie
* 18. Just the Two of Us, Grover Washington Jr.
* 19. Slow Hand, Pointer Sisters
(This song & I have a weird story ...) 20. I Love You, The Climax Blues Band
* 21. Woman, John Lennon
22. Sukiyaki, A Taste Of Honey
23. The Winner Takes It All, Abba
24. More Stars, Stars On 45
* 25. Angel of the Morning, Juice Newton
26. Love On the Rocks, Neil Diamond
27. Every Woman In the World, Air Supply
* 28. The One That You Love, Air Supply
29. Guilty, Barbra Streisand and Barry Gibb
* 30. The Best of Times, Styx
31. Elvira, Oak Ridge Boys
* 32. Take It On the Run, REO Speedwagon
33. (There's) No Gettin' Over Me, Ronnie Milsap
* 34. Living Inside Myself, Gino Vannelli
35. Woman In Love, Barbra Streisand
* 36. Boy from New York City, Manhattan Transfer
* 37. Urgent, Foreigner
* 38. Passion, Rod Stewart
* 39. Lady (You Bring Me Up), Commodores
40. Crying, Don Mclean
41. Hearts, Marty Balin
42. It's My Turn, Diana Ross
* 43. You Make My Dreams, Daryl Hall and John Oates44. I Don't Need You, Kenny Rogers
45. How 'Bout Us, Champaign
* 46. Hit Me With Your Best Shot, Pat Benatar
47. The Break Up Song, The Greg Kihn Band
48. Time, Alan Parsons Project
* 49. Hungry Heart, Bruce Springsteen
50. Sweetheart, Franke and The Knockouts
51. Somebody's Knockin', Terri Gibbs
52. More Than I Can Say, Leo Sayer
53. Together, Tierra
54. Too Much Time On My Hands, Styx
55. What Are We Doin' In Love, Dottie West
* 56. Who's Crying Now, Journey
57. De Do Do Do, de Da Da Da, The Police
58. This Little Girl, Gary "U.S." Bonds
* 59. Stop Draggin' My Heart Around, Stevie Nicks with Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
60. Giving It Up for Your Love, Delbert McClinton
61. A Little in Love, Cliff Richard
* 62. America, Neil Diamond
63. Ain't Even Done With the Night, John Cougar
* 64. Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do), Christopher Cross
* 65. Another One Bites the Dust, Queen
66. Games People Play, Alan Parsons Project
67. I Can't Stand It, Eric Clapton
68. While You See a Chance, Steve Winwood
69. Master Blaster (Jammin'), Stevie Wonder
* 70. Hello Again, Neil Diamond
71. Don't Stand So Close to Me, The Police
72. Hey Nineteen, Steely Dan
73. I Ain't Gonna Stand for It, Stevie Wonder
74. All Those Years Ago, George Harrison
75. Step By Step, Eddie Rabbitt
* 76. The Stroke, Billy Squier
77. Feels So Right, Alabama
78. Sweet Baby, Stanley Clarke and George Duke
* 79. Same Old Lang Syne, Dan Fogelberg
80. Cool Love, Pablo Cruise
81. Hold On Tight, ELO
82. It's Now Or Never, John Schneider 
* 83. Treat Me Right, Pat Benatar
84. Winning, Santana
85. What Kind of Fool, Barbra Streisand and Barry Gibb
86. Watching the Wheels, John Lennon
87. Tell It Like It Is, Heart
88. Smoky Mountain Rain, Ronnie Milsap
89. I Made It Through the Rain, Barry Manilow
90. You've Lost That Loving Feeling, Daryl Hall and John Oates
91. Suddenly, Olivia Newton-John and Cliff Richard92. For Your Eyes Only, Sheena Easton
93. Beach Boys Medley, The Beach Boys
94. Whip It, Devo
95. Modern Girl, Sheena Easton
96. Really Want To Know You, Gary Wright
97. Seven Year Ache, Rosanne Cash
* 98. I'm Coming Out, Diana Ross
99. Miss Sun, Boz Scaggs
100. Time Is Time, Andy Gibb

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