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’80s on 8: Big 40 Countdown Oct. 11, 1988 (10/12/13)

October 21, 2013

This week the ’80s on 8 Big 40 Countdown is bringing us back to October 11, 1988.The summer Olympics has just wrapped up in Seoul, Korea, Sam Walton, founder of Wal-Mart is at the top of the Forbes list of the richest Americans, and the film Fatal Attraction is causing controversy in the box office. And what are we listening to? UB40’s Red Red Wine, Def Leppard’s Love Bites, Phil Collins’ Groovy Kind of Love and more!

40. DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince – “A Nightmare On My Street”
39. Boy Meets Girl – “Waiting For A Star To Fall”
38. Rob Base & DJ E-Z Rock – “It Takes Two”
37. Elton John – “A Word In Spanish”
36. Europe – “Superstitious”
35. Chicago – “Look Away”
34. George Michael – “Kissing A Fool”
33. Terence Trent D’Arby – “Dance Little Sister”
32. Will To Power – “Baby, I Love Your Way/Freebird Medley”
31. Brenda K. Starr – “What You See Is What You Get”
30. Robert Palmer – “Simply Irresistible”
29. Basia – “Time and Tide”
28. Breathe – “How Can I Fall?”
27. Cinderella – “Don’t Know What You Got (Till It’s Gone)”
26. Giant Steps – “Another Lover”
25. U2 – “Desire”
24. Guns N’ Roses – “Sweet Child O’ Mine”
23. New Edition – “If It Isn’t Love”
22. Bon Jovi – “Bad Medicine”
21. Poison – “Fallen Angel”
20. Erasure – “Chains Of Love”
19. New Kids On The Block – “Please Don’t Go Girl”
18. Whitney Houston – “One Moment In Time”
17. Kylie Minogue – “The Loco-Motion”
16. Beach Boys – “Kokomo (From The ‘Cocktail’ Soundtrack)”
15. Taylor Dayne – “I’ll Always Love You”
14. Inxs – “Never Tear Us Apart”
13. Glenn Frey – “True Love”
12. Rod Stewart – “Forever Young”
11. Peter Cetera – “One Good Woman”
10. Joan Jett & The Blackhearts” – “I Hate Myself For Loving You”
9. The Escape Club – “Wild, Wild West”
8. Bobby Brown – “Don’t Be Cruel”
7. Steve Winwood – “Don’t You Know What The Night Can Do”
6. Bobby McFerrin – “Don’t Worry, Be Happy (From ‘Cocktail’)”
5. Information Society – “What’s On Your Mind (Pure Energy)”
4. Cheap Trick – “Don’t Be Cruel”
3. Phil Collins – “Groovy Kind Of Love”
2. Def Leppard – “Love Bites”
1. UB40 – “Red Red Wine”