80s charts | Personal year chart 1989

* = dance/semi dance (100-120 bpm)
** = funk/soul/hiphop/swingbeat/jazz/reggae/world/ska/or combinations
**** = pop or rock
# = guilty pleasures

My top 5 of favorite songs of the year 1989 (out of 73 listed here):

  1. De La Soul – Eye know **
  2. B52′s – Love shack ****
  3. De La Soul – Say no go **
  4. Tony Scott – The chief *
  5. John Lee Hooker ft. Carlos Santana – The healer ****

Other favorites:

  • Aerosmith – Love in an elevator ****
  • Alannah Myles – Black velvet ****
  • The Beatmasters – Ska train *
  • B52′s – Roam ****
  • Bizz Nizz – Don’t miss the partyline */#
  • Black Box – Ride on time *
  • Chad Jackson – Hear the drummer (get wicked) **
  • Dave Stewart ft. Candy Dulfer – Lily was here **
  • De La Soul – Can you keep a secret **
  • De La Soul – Me, myself & I **
  • De La Soul – Potholes in my lawn **
  • Double Trouble – Street tuff *
  • Double Trouble ft. Rebel MC – Just keep rockin’ *
  • Dusty Springfield – Nothing has been proved ****
  • Gladys Knight – License to kill ****
  • Jungle Brothers – What u waitin’ for **
  • Lenny Kravitz – Let love rule ****
  • Little Steven – Revolution (U.S. Extended Mix) **
  • Los Van Van – Que palo es ese **
  • Lou Rawls & Diana Reeves – Fine brown frame **
  • Madonna – Like a prayer ****
  • Mr. Lee – Get busy *
  • Neneh Cherry – Buffalo stance **
  • Neneh Cherry – Manchild **
  • Petra & Co – Just let go */#
  • Redhead Kingpin And The FBI – Do the right thing **
  • René Froger & Het Goede Doel – Alles kan een mens gelukkig maken ****/#
  • Rob Base & EZ Rock – Get on the dancefloor *
  • Rob ‘N Raz ft. Leila K – Got to get *
  • Roy Orbison – You got it ****
  • Simply Red – A new flame ****
  • Simply Red – It’s only love ****
  • Soul II Soul – Back to life **
  • Soul II Soul – Keep on movin’ **
  • The Stone Roses – Fools gold **
  • Tears For Fears – Advice for the young at heart ****
  • Tears For Fears – Sowing the seeds of love ****
  • Technotronic – Pump up the jam *
  • Ten City – That’s the way love is *
  • Tone Loc – Wild thing **
  • Tony Scott – Get into it *
  • Tony Scott – That’s how I’m living *
  • Urban Dance Squad – Deeper shade of soul **
  • Ziggy Marley & The Melody Makers – Look who’s dancing ****

Bubbling under:

  • Airto Moreira – Samba de flora **
  • Beathoven – Call the cops *
  • The Christians – Words ****
  • Dj Lejewel – Magic atto (The deep) *
  • Dr. Robert And Kym Mazelle – Wait *
  • Frankie Knuckles – Move your body *
  • Freestyle Orchestra – Don’t tell me *
  • Janet Jackson – Rhythm Nation **
  • Lisa Stansfield – All  around the world ****
  • Kaoma – Dancando lambada **
  • Kaoma – Lambada **
  • Kaoma – Melodie l’amour **
  • Kraze – Let’s play house (Radio Mix) *
  • Madonna – Cherish ****
  • Madonna – Dear Jessie ****
  • Madonna – Express yourself ****
  • Malcolm McLaren – Deep in vogue */#
  • Perez Prado – Mama a gogo **
  • PSO – Next 2u (Club) *
  • Richie Rich – Salsa house *
  • Seduction – Heartbeat */**
  • Tone Loc – Funky cold medina **
  • Young MC – Bust a move **
  • Zucchero – Diamante ****

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