Top 106.7 KROQ Songs in the Year

Rank Artist Song Album
1 Devo Whip It [1980] Freedom of Choice [Album]
2 Pretenders The Wait [1980] Pretenders [Album]
3 Petty, Tom and The Heartbreakers Refugee [1979] Damn the Torpedoes [Album]
4 Rolling Stones, The She's So Cold [1980] Emotional Rescue [Album]
5 B-52s, The Give Me Back My Man [1980] Wild Planet [Album]
6 Pink Floyd Another Brick in the Wall, Part 2 [1979] The Wall (disc 1) [Album]
7 Cars, The Touch And Go [1980] Panorama [Album]
8 Police, The De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da [1980] Zenyatta Mondatta [Album]
9 Talking Heads Once In A Lifetime [1980] Remain in Light [Album]
10 Clash, The Train In Vain [1979] London Calling (disc 2) [Album]
11 Oingo Boingo Only A Lad [1980] Oingo Boingo EP [EP]
12 Lennon, John & Ono, Yoko Cleanup Time [1980] Double Fantasy [Album]
13 AC/DC What Do You Do For Money Honey [1980] Back in Black [Album]
14 Vapors, The Turning Japanese [1980] New Clear Days [Album]
15 Dead Kennedys Holiday In Cambodia [1980] Holiday In Cambodia [Single]
16 X Los Angeles [1980] Los Angeles [Album]
17 Devo Freedom Of Choice [1980] Freedom of Choice [Album]
18 Romantics, The What I Like About You [1980] The Romantics [Album]
19 Pretenders Mystery Achievement [1980] Pretenders [Album]
20 Petty, Tom and The Heartbreakers Don't Do Me Like That [1979] Damn the Torpedoes [Album]
21 Van Halen And the Cradle Will Rock [1980] Women and Children First [Album]
22 Queen Another One Bites The Dust [1980] The Game [Album]
23 Seger, Bob & The Silver Bullet Band
Her Strut
[1980] Against the Wind [Album]
Bowie, David
Ashes To Ashes
[1980] Scary Monsters... and Super Creeps [Album]
Gabriel, Peter
Games Without Frontiers
[1980] Peter Gabriel [Album]
Rolling Stones, The
Let Me Go
[1980] Emotional Rescue [Album]
Pink Floyd
Comfortably Numb
[1979] The Wall (disc 2) [Album]
Cars, The
Up And Down
[1980] Panorama [Album]
Numan, Gary
[1979] The Pleasure Principle [Album]
30 Cooper, Alice Clones (We're All) [1980] Flush the Fashion [Album]
31 B-52s, The Private Idaho [1980] Wild Planet [Album]
32 Genesis Misunderstanding [1980] Duke [Album]
33 Stewart, Rod Foolish Behaviour [1980] Foolish Behaviour [Album]
34 Benatar, Pat Hit Me With Your Best Shot [1980] Crimes of Passion [Album]
35 Pretenders Tattooed Love Boys [1980] Pretenders [Album]
36 Police, The Don't Stand So Close To Me [1980] Zenyatta Mondatta [Album]
37 Talking Heads Crosseyed And Painless [1980] Remain in Light [Album]
38 Clash, The Clampdown [1979] London Calling (disc 1) [Album]
39 Heart Even It Up [1980] Bebe le Strange [Album]
40 Motels, The Danger [1980] Careful [Album]
41 Springsteen, Bruce Ramrod [1980] The River (disc 2) [Album]
42 Townshend, Pete Rough Boys [1980] Empty Glass [Album]
43 Costello, Elvis & The Attractions 5ive Gears In Reverse [1980] Get Happy!! [Album]
44 Surf Punks My Beach [1980] My Beach [Album]
45 Bowie, David Fashion [1980] Scary Monsters... and Super Creeps [Album]
46 Rockpile Teacher Teacher [1980] Seconds of Pleasure [Album]
47 Oingo Boingo Ain't This The Life [1979] Demo EP [EP]
48 Devo Girl U Want [1980] Freedom of Choice [Album]
49 Petty, Tom and the Heartbreakers Here Comes My Girl [1979] Damn the Torpedoes [Album]
50 Rolling Stones, The Emotional Rescue [1980] Emotional Rescue [Album]
51 Cars, The Misfit Kid [1980] Panorama [Album]
52 AC/DC You Shook Me All Night Long [1980] Back in Black [Album]
53 Trower, Robin Victims Of The Fury [1980] Victims of the Fury [Album]
54 Queen Rock It (Prime Jive) [1980] The Game [Album]
55 Daltrey, Roger Free Me [1980] McVicar [Album][Soundtrack]
56 Pat Travers Band Snortin' Whiskey [1980] Crash and Burn [Album]
57 Lennon, John (Just Like) Starting Over [1980] Double Fantasy [Album]
58 B-52s, The Strobe Light [1980] Wild Planet [Album]
59 Pretenders Talk Of The Town [1980] Talk of the Town [Single]
60 Pink Floyd Run Like Hell [1979] The Wall (disc 2) [Album]
61 Police, The Canary In A Coalmine [1980] Zenyatta Mondatta [Album]
62 XTC Generals and Majors [1980] Black Sea [Album]
63 J. Geils Band, The Love Stinks [1980] Love Stinks [Album]
64 Genesis Turn It On Again [1980] Duke [Album]
65 Talking Heads Houses In Motion [1980] Remain in Light [Album]
66 Devo Gates Of Steel [1980] Freedom of Choice [Album]
67 Clash, The London Calling [1979] London Calling (disc 1) [Album]
68 Seger, Bob & the Silver Bullet Band Betty Lou's Gettin' Out Tonight [1980] Against the Wind [Album]
69 Cars, The Gimme Some Slack [1980] Panorama [Album]
70 Petty, Tom and the Heartbreakers Even The Losers [1979] Damn the Torpedoes [Album]
71 Rolling Stones, The Send It To Me [1980] Emotional Rescue [Album]
72 Van Halen Everybody Wants Some!! [1980] Women and Children First [Album]
73 Queen Dragon Attack [1980] The Game [Album]
74 Stewart, Rod Gi'me Wings [1980] Foolish Behaviour [Album]
75 Costello, Elvis & The Attractions I Can't Stand Up for Falling Down [1980] Get Happy!! [Album]
76 Bowie, David Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps) [1980] Scary Monsters... and Super Creeps [Album]
77 Heart Bebe Le Strange [1980] Bebe le Strange [Album]
78 Cooper, Alice Pain [1980] Flush the Fashion [Album]
79 Gabriel, Peter Not One Of Us [1980] Peter Gabriel [Album]
80 Siouxsie and the Banshees Christine [1980] Kaleidoscope [Album]
81 Lewis, Huey and News, The Who Cares? [1980] Huey Lewis and The News [Album]
82 AC_DC Hells Bells [1980] Back in Black [Album]
83 Police, The Driven To Tears [1980] Zenyatta Mondatta [Album]
84 Pretenders Brass In Pocket [1980] Pretenders [Album]
85 Petty, Tom and the Heartbreakers Don't Bring Me Down [1980] Here Comes my Girl [b/w][Single]
86 Myrick, Gary & The Figures She Talks In Stereo [1980] Gary Myrick & The Figures [Album]
87 Cars, The Don't Tell Me No [1980] Panorama [Album]
88 Walsh, Joe All Night Long [1980] Urban Cowboy [Album][Soundtrack]
89 McCartney, Paul Temporary Secretary [1980] McCartney II [Album]
90 Romeos, The Seriously Affected (Rock And Rock And Love And Death) [1980] Rock And Roll And Love And Death [Album]
91 Costello, Elvis & The Attractions Getting Mighty Crowded [1980] Get Happy!! [Album]
92 Surf Punks My Wave [1980] My Beach [Album]
93 Cheap Trick High Priest Of Rhythmic Noise [1980] All Shook Up [Album]
94 Kingbees, The My Mistake [1980] The Kingbees [Album]
95 Journey Any Way You Want It [1980] Departure [Album]
96 Davies, Dave Nothin' More To Lose [1980] Dave Davies (AFL1-3603) [Album]
97 Heart Rockin' Heaven Down [1980] Bebe le Strange [Album]
98 Queen Crazy Little Thing Called Love [1980] The Game [Album]
99 Stewart, Rod Passion [1980] Foolish Behaviour [Album]
100 Pretenders Cuban Slide [1980] Talk of the Town [b/w][Single]
101 Plimsouls, The Zero Hour [1980] Zero Hour [EP]
102 Squeeze Pulling Mussels (from the Shell) [1980] Argybargy [Album]
103 Cheap Trick Just Got Back [1980] All Shook Up [Album]
104 Babys, The Too Far Gone [1980] On the Edge [Album]
105 Petty, Tom and the Heartbreakers What Are You Doin' in My Life? [1979] Damn the Torpedoes [Album]
106 Cheap Trick Everything Works If You Let It [1980] Roadie (Original Motion Picture Sound Track) (disc 1) [Album][Soundtrack]
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