’80s Party Fourth of July Weekend
The 80's Party Fourth of July weekend gets underway today at 2 p.m. with Sarah Sullivan and with Scott Winters at 3 p.m. followed by the Night Shift tonight with Craig Allen and continues all holiday weekend.
Here's a toast to The #1 songs from the '80s that you'll be enjoying on 98.7 WFGR. Here is the first #1 song of each year of the '80s and somewhat surprising - Madonna, Michael Jackson and Prince didn't kick any year with the first #1 of the year in any of the 80's decades especially with all their number one songs.
1980: K.C. & SUNSHINE BAND - PLEASE DON'T GO
1981: BLONDIE - THE TIDE IS HIGH
1982: HALL & OATES - I CAN'T GO FOR THAT
1983: MEN AT WORK - DOWN UNDER
1984: YES - OWNER OF A LONELY HEART
1985: FOREIGNER - I WANT TO KNOW WHAT LOVE IS
1986: DIONNE & FRIENDS - THAT'S WHAT FRIENDS ARE FOR
1987: GREGORY ABBOTT - SHAKE YOU DOWN
1988: WHITNEY HOUSTON - SO EMOTIONAL
1989: BOBBY BROWN - MY PREROGATIVE
The 1980s continues to be one of the most popular decades of music ever...Here are the Top 10 overall songs from the decade: a lot of female power in the 80s with 50% of the top 10 being women performers including Olivia, Kim, Diana, Joan and Irene.
#1 OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN - PHYSICAL
#2 KIM CARNES - BETTE DAVIS EYES
#3 DIANA ROSS & LIONEL RICHIE - ENDLESS LOVE
#4 POLICE - EVERY BREATH YOU TAKE
#5 JOAN JETT & BLACKHEARTS - I LOVE ROCK AND ROLL
#6 SIR PAUL McCARTNEY & STEVIE WONDER - EBONY & IVORY
#7 MICHAEL JACKSON - BILLIE JEAN
#8 SURVIVOR - EYE OF THE TIGER
#9 IRENE CARA - FLASHDANCE
#10 KENNY ROGERS - LADY
Happy Birthday America. Be safe this weekend, practice CDC guidelines and especially be careful around home firework displays.