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1979

Top New Wave Songs of 1979
by Alex Cosper

BLONDIE - Heart of Glass
THE POLICE - Roxanne
TALKING HEADS - Take Me To The River
B-52's - Rock Lobster
THE POLICE - Walking On the Moon
THE KNACK - My Sharona
JOE JACKSON - Is She Really Going Out With Him
THE CARS - Let's Go
THE POLICE - Message in a Bottle
THE CLASH - London Calling

1979 Top Pop Hits
1979 Top Albums
1979 Top Ballads/Adult Contemporary
1979 Top Country Hits
1979 Top Dance Hits
1979 Top Modern/Alternative Hits
1979 Top R&B Hits
1979 Top Rock Hits

More Top New Wave Songs of 1979

TALKING HEADS - Life During Wartime
ELVIS COSTELLO & THE ATTRACTIONS - What's So Funny About Peace, Love and Understanding
BLONDIE - One Way or Another
BOOMTOWN RATS - I Don't Like Mondays
PATTI SMITH GROUP - Dancing Barefoot
BUGGLES - Video Killed the Radio Star
ROXY MUSIC - Dance Away
THE CARS - It's All I Can Do
THE CLASH - Guns of Brixton
ENGLISH BEAT - Mirror In the Bathroom
JOE JACKSON - Sunday Papers
B-52's - Planet Claire
THE CURE - Fire In Cairo
FLYING LIZARDS - Money
ROXY MUSIC - Angel Eyes
THE CLASH - The Clampdown
ENGLISH BEAT - Tears of a Clown
BLONDIE - Dreaming
XTC - Making Plans For Nigel
B-52's - Dance This Mess Around
NICK LOWE - Cruel To Be Kind
ELVIS COSTELLO & THE ATTRACTIONS - Oliver's Army
ROXY MUSIC - Dance Away
JOE JACKSON - Look Sharp
THE CLASH - Lost In The Supermarket
FRANK ZAPPA - Dancin' Fool
THE CURE - Boys Don't Cry
GENERATION X - Friday's Angels
THE KNACK - Good Girls Don't
SPECIALS - Gangsters
DEVO - Secret Agent Man
ORCHESTRAL MANOEUVRES IN THE DARK - Electricity
JOE JACKSON - Fools in Love
SPARKS - The Number One Song in Heaven
B-52's - Lava
BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS - So Much Trouble in the World
GANG OF FOUR - At Home He's a Tourist
THE DAMNED - White Rabbit
IGGY POP - I'm Bored
GENERATION X - King Rocker
PUBLIC IMAGE LTD - Death Disco
XTC - Are You Receiving Me
STRANGLERS - Duchess
ADAM & THE ANTS - Zerox
FRANK ZAPPA - I Don't Wanna Get Drafted
CONTINENTALS - Fizz Pop (Modern Rock)
DEVO - Blockhead
GENERATION X - Valley of the Dolls
NINA HAGEN - African Reggae
THE JAM - Strange Town
JOE JACKSON - Got the Time
IGGY POP - Five Foot One
SPARKS - Beat The Clock
LOU REED - City Lights
THE DAMNED - Ballroom Blitz
BOOMTOWN RATS - Diamond Smiles
PETER TOSH - Mystic Man
THE JAM - When You're Young
IGGY POP - New Values
STRANGLERS - Nuclear Device
TOY DOLLS - Everybody Jitterbug
JOY DIVISION - She's Lost Control








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