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Soundtrack to my life (what's yours?)

Crucent

This is a little someting decided to do since I turn 35 this year.
A list of all songs that have made it to the Billboard list as a hit, going chronologically year by year, from 1979 and up until today all these songs truly have made it to be part of the Soundtrack to my life and they all hold special memories for me, so, if you want, make your own list.

1979: I Was Made For Lovin' You - Kiss
1980: Crazy Little Thing Called Love -Queen
1981: Bette Davis Eyes - Kim Carnes
1982: I Love Rock n' Roll -Joan Jett & the Blackhearts
1983: Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) - Eurythmics
1984: Let's Go Crazy - Prince & The Revolution
1985: Take On Me - A-ha (I am norwegian, it's mandatory LOL)
1986: Rock Me Amadeus -Falco
1987: Who's That Girl - Madonna
1988: Sweet Child O' Mine - Guns N' Roses
1989: Hangin' Tough - New Kids On The Block (i HATED them, but all of my friends looooooved N.K.O.T.B. so they sadly have to be here in all this greatness. I'm ashamed)
1990: Ice Ice Baby - Vanilla Ice (again; a song and man i LOATHE, but, it was a hit, it's memorable, so he's in)
1991: Everything i do (I do it for you) -Bryan Adams
1992: Right Said Fred - I'm Too Sexy
1993: UB40 - Can't Help Falling In Love
1994: Ini Kamoze - Here Comes The Hotstepper
1995: Coolio feat. L.V. -Gangsta's Paradise
1996: Los Del Rio - Macarena (my dad at the age of 58 danced to this when Norway beat Brazil in Soccer that year, hilarious and I'll never forget the sight XD )
1997: Hanson - MMMBop
1998: Will Smith -Gettin' Jiggy Wit It
1999: Cher - Believe
2000: Enrique Iglesias - Be With You
2001: Crazy Town - Butterfly
2002: Eminem - Lose Yourself
2003: Outkast - Hey Ya!
2004: Snoop Dogg feat. Pharrell -Drop It Like It's Hot
2005: Gwen Stefani -Hollaback Girl
2006: Shakira feat. Wyclef Jean -Hips Don't Lie
2007: Sean Kingston - Beautiful Girls
2008: Coldplay - Viva la Vida
2009: Lady Gaga - Poker Face
2010: Taio Cruz feat. Ludacris -Break Your Heart
2011: Maroon 5 feat. Christina Aguilera - Moves Like Jagger
2012: LMFAO - Sexy and I Know It
2013: Robin Thicke Featuring T.I. + Pharrell - Blurred Lines
2014: Ylvis - The Fox (What Does The Fox Say?) (this song is here for 3 reasons: They're norwegian, my 10-year-old hates them, and i think they are hilarious. )


G0lden

Great idea, but mine will take a bit of time to create. 52 years is a lot to go through. Plus I'm adding the top pop/rock albums for each year. The songs are as close to the date of my birth as possible.

1961: Runaround Sue - Dion / Camelot - Original Cast
1962: He's a Rebel - The Crystals / West Side Story Soundtrack
1963: Sugar Shack - Jimmy Gilmer and the Fireballs / West Side Story Soundtrack
1964: Baby Love - The Supremes / Hello, Dolly! Original Cast
1965: Get Off of My Cloud - The Rolling Stones / Mary Poppin Soundtrack
1966: Poor Side of Town - Johnny Rivers / Whipped Cream and Other Delights - Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass
1967: To Sir With Love - Lulu / More of The Monkees - The Monkees
1968: Hey Jude - The Beatles / Are You Experienced - The Jimi Hendrix Experience
1969: Wedding Bell Blues - The 5th Dimension / In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida - Iron Butterfly
1970: I'll Be There - The Jackson 5 / Bridge over Troubled Water - Simon & Garfunkel
1971: Gypsys, Tramps & Thieves - Cher / Jesus Christ Superstar Soundtrack
1972: I Can See Clearly Now - Johnny Nash / Harvest - Neil Young
1973: Keep on Truckin' (Part 1) - Eddie Kendricks / The World Is a Ghetto War
1974: You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet - Bachman-Turner Overdrive / Goodbye Yellow Brick Road - Elton John
1975: Island Girl - Elton John / Elton John's Greatest Hits - Elton John
1976: Rock'n Me - Steve Miller Band / Frampton Comes Alive - Peter Frampton
1977: You Light Up My Life - Debby Boone / Rumours - Fleetwood Mac
1978: MacArthur Park - Donna Summer / Saturday Night Fever Soundtrack
1979: Still - Commodores / 52nd Street - Billy Joel
1980: Lady - Kenny Rogers / The Wall - Pink Floyd
1981: Private Eyes - Daryl Hall and John Oates / Hi Infidelity - REO Speedwagon
1982: Up Where We Belong - Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes / Asia - Asia
1983: All Night Long (All Night) - Lionel Richie / Thriller - Michael Jackson
1984: Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go - Wham / Thriller - Michael Jackson
1985: We Built This City - Starship / Born in the U.S.A. - Bruce Springsteen
1986: Amanda -Boston / Whitney Houston - Whitney Houston
1987: I Think We're Alone Now - Tiffany / Slippery When Wet - Bon Jovi
1988: Wild, Wild West - The Escape Club / Faith - George Michael
1989: When I See You Smile - Bad English / Don't Be Cruel - Bobby Brown
1990: Love Takes Time -Mariah Carey / Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814 - Janet Jackson
1991:Cream - Prince and the New Power Generation / Mariah Carey - Mariah Carey
1992: How Do You Talk to an Angel - The Heights / Ropin' the Wind - Garth Brooks
1993: I'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That) - Meatloaf / The Bodyguard Soundtrack
1994: I'll Make Love to You - Boyz II Men / The Sign - Ace of Base
1995: Fantasy - Mariah Carey / Cracked Rear View - Hootie & the Blowfish
1996: Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) - Los Del Rio / Jagged Little Pill - Alanis Morissette
1997: Candle in the Wind 1997/ Something About the Way You Look Tonight - Elton John / Spice - Spice Girls
1998: Doo Wop (That Thing) - Lauryn Hill / Titanic Soundtrack
1999: Smooth - Santana featuring Rob Thomas / Millennium - Backstreet Boys
2000: With Arms Wide Open - Creed / No Strings Attached - 'N Sync
2001: Family Affair - Mary J. Blige / 1 - The Beatles
2002: Lose Yourself - Eminem / The Eminem Show - Eminem
2003: Baby Boy - Beyoncé featuring Sean Paul / Get Rich or Die Tryin' - 50 Cent
2004: My Boo - Usher and Alicia Keys / Confessions - Usher
2005: Gold Digger - Kanye West featuring Jamie Foxx / The Massacre - 50 Cent
2006: My Love - Justin Timberlake featuring T.I. / Some Hearts - Carrie Underwood
2007: Kiss Kiss - Chris Brown featuring T-Pain / Daughtry - Daughtry
2008: Live Your Life - T.I. featuring Rihanna / As I Am - Alicia Keys
2009: Whatcha Say - Jason DeRulo / Fearless - Taylor Swift
2010: We R Who We R - Kesha / I Dreamed a Dream - Susan Boyle
2011: We Found Love - Rihanna featuring Calvin Harris / 21 - Adele
2012: One More Night - Maroon 5 / 21 - Adele
2013: Royals - Lorde / The 20/20 Experience - Justin Timberlake
2014 Shake it Off - Taylor Swift /1989 - Taylor Swift

Couldn't believe the number of soundtracks for albums. Any songs or albums related to hip hop/rap and modern music I don't listen to. Taylor Swift is an exceptional talent on her own.

Geez looks like Taylor Swift more than lived up to my expectations. A number single and album. Can't wait for 2015's list.

Crucent

^^ but you have so many great songs on your list, makes me rethink mine lol

G0lden

It was rather fun to do and it brought back a lot of wonderful memories. Just think in a few months I will be adding number 53.

Night_Tanem

Funny that I found this link now. I'll be 35 in a little less than 2 months so time to start looking :)