Amarillo’s Top 10 Hits For The Week Ending January 14, 1984 [VIDEOS]
One of the great things about ‘Pop’ radio, aka ‘Top 40,’ is that the music chart showed such a huge diversity this week in 1984.
You can find a little bit of everything; rock, soft rock, pop and dance.
Some of Radio royalty for the year were; Lionel Richie, Billy Joel, Madonna and Duran Duran.
Songs that would enter the Billboard Hot 100 this week included:
- Van Halen – Jump (highest entry for the week at #47)
- Duran Duran – New Moon On Monday
- Huey Lewis and the News – I Want A New Drug
- Jackson Browne – For A Rocker
- U2 – I Will Follow
What group did Ray Parker Jr. sue, claiming that their song sounded too similar to ‘Ghostbusters?’ (HINT: It debuted at #68 this week in 1984)
10. Lionel Richie – Running With The Night
9. Culture Club – Karma Chameleon
8. Elton John – I Guess That’s Why They Call It The Blues
7. Mathew Wilder – Break My Stride
6. The Romantics – Talking In Your Sleep
5. Olivia Newton-John – Twist Of Fate
4. Duran Duran – Union Of The Snake
3. Hall & Oates – Say It Isn’t So
2. Yes – Owner Of A Lonely Heart
1. Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson – Say Say Say