My favorite songs, 1979


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My top 3 of favorite songs of the year 1979 (out of 41 listed here):

  1. Madness – Night boat to Cairo ****
  2. Michael Jackson – Don’t stop ’til you get enough **
  3. Michael Jackson – Off the wall **

Also top favorites:

  • Abba – Does your mother know ****
  • Madness – One step beyond ****
  • Roy Ayers – Don’t stop the feeling **
  • The Selector – On my radio **
  • The Specials – Gangsters ****
  • Telex – Moscow discow ****/#
  • Tubeway Army – Are friends electric? ****

Nearly top favorites:

  • The Clash – The guns of Brixton ****
  • Chic – Good times **
  • Clyde Alexander & Sanction – Got to get your love **
  • Fat Larry’s Band – Looking for love **
  • Herman Brood & His Wild Romance – Saturday night ****
  • Lipps Inc – Funky town **
  • Lou And The Hollywood Bananas – Kingston kingston **/#
  • The Light Of Sabe – Africa **
  • Queen – Crazy little thing called love ****
  • Sheila & The Black Devotion – Spacer **
  • Sister Sledge – We are family **
  • Sugarhill Gang – Rapper’s delight **
  • The Specials – Too much too young ****
  • Talking Heads – I zimbra **
  • Yellow Magic Orchestra – Computer game ****

Bubbling under:

  • Azoto – San salvador **
  • Chic – My forbidden lover **
  • Ferrara – Love attack **/#
  • Funky 4 + 1 – Rappin’ and rockin’ the house **
  • Gary Davis – Got to get your love **
  • Godley & Creme – An Englishman in New York ****
  • Herman Brood & His Wild Romance – Never be clever ****
  • Jon & Vangelis – I hear you now ***/****
  • Lou & The Hollywood Bananas – Kingston kingston **
  • Madness – My girl ****
  • Massara – Margherita **
  • Mcfadden & Whitehead – Ain’t no stopping us now **
  • Orlando Julius – Disco hi-life **
  • Serge Gainsbourg – Lola rastaquouere **/****
  • Sister Sledge – Thinking of you **
  • The Shirts – Laugh and walk away ****



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