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’80s on 8: Big 40 Countdown June 13, 1989 (6/16/14)

June 16, 2014

It’s hard to forget the year 1989. The Grammy Awards for Record of the Year and Song of the Year both went to Bobby McFerrin’s ‘Don’t Worry Be Happy’. On SiriusXM’s ’80s on 8 Big 40 Countdown, Bette Midler certainly had nothing to worry about as her song ‘Wind Beneath My Wings’ soared her to the top of the list at number one. New Kids on the Block followed with ‘I’ll Be Loving You Forever’, while Bobby Brown’s ‘Every Little Step’ was just steps away from the very top of the list, earning the number three spot. Michael Damian rocked on at number four with ‘Rock On’ and Neneh Cherry’s ‘Buffalo Stance’ rounded out the top five. Warrant was down at the bottom of the list with ‘Down Boys’ and Real Life could have certainly used some help from the heavens since their song ‘Send Me An Angel ’89′ remained at the very bottom of the list at number 40.

40. REAL LIFE- SEND ME AN ANGEL ’89
39. WARRANT- DOWN BOYS
38. THIRTY EIGHT SPECIAL- SECOND CHANCE
37. MICHAEL MORALES- WHO DO YOU GIVE YOUR LOVE TO?
36. CHER & PETER CETERA- AFTER ALL
35. ROD STEWART- CRAZY ABOUT HER
34. BANGLES- BE WITH YOU
33. MARTIKA- TOY SOLDIERS
32. MADONNA- EXPRESS YOURSELF
31. STEVIE NICKS- ROOMS ON FIRE
30. ARETHA FRANKLIN/ ELTON JOHN- THROUGH THE STORM
29. THE DOOBIE BROTHERS- THE DOCTOR
28. BENNY MARDONES- INTO THE NIGHT
27. EXPOSE- WHAT YOU DON’T KNOW
26. BON JOVI- I’LL BE THERE FOR YOU
25. ROACHFORD- CUDDLY TOY (FEEL FOR ME)
24. ELVIS COSTELLO- VERONICA
23. SIMPLY RED- IF YOU DON’T KNOW ME BY NOW
22. CINDERELLA- COMING HOME
21. TOM PETTY- I WON’T BACK DOWN
20. CYNDI LAUPER- I DROVE ALL NIGHT
19. JODY WATLEY- REAL LOVE
18. NATALIE COLE- MISS YOU LIKE CRAZY
17. JOHN COUGAR- POP SINGER
16. HOWARD JONES- EVERLASTING LOVE
15. FINE YOUNG CANNIBALS- GOOD THING
14. DONNA SUMMER- THIS TIME I KNOW IT’S FOR REAL
13. WATERFRONT- CRY
12. MILLI VANILLI- BABY DON’T FORGET MY NUMBER
11. PAULA ABDUL- FOREVER YOUR GIRL
10. JIMMY HARNEN WITH SYNCH- WHERE ARE YOU NOW
9. LITA FORD- CLOSE MY EYES FOREVER
8. DONNY OSMOND- SOLDIER OF LOVE
7. RICHARD MARX- SATISFIED
6. GUNS N’ ROSES- PATIENCE
5. NENEH CHERRY- BUFFALO STANCE
4. MICHAEL DAMIAN- ROCK ON
3. BOBBY BROWN- EVERY LITTLE STEP
2. NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK- I’LL BE LOVING YOU FOREVER
1. BETTE MIDLER- WIND BENEATH MY WINGS