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THE ARC WEEKLY TOP 40 ARCHIVES:

TOP POP SONGS OF 1987: 1-100





1 With Or Without You

from
The Joshua Tree
ARC chart run: 32 - 22 - 12 - 8 - 4 - 2 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 4 - 8 - 19 - 34 - off
U2 U2 - "With Or Without You" (Single)
iTunes
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1(3) 13
2 Alone

from the LP
Bad Animals
ARC chart run: 36 - 26 - 17 - 11 - 6 - 3 - 2 - 1 - 1 - 3 - 6 - 15 - 23 - 36 - off
Heart Heart - "Alone" (Single)
iTunes
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1(2) 14
3 Shake You Down Gregory Abbott Gregory Abbott - "Shake You Down" (Single)
iTunes
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1(1) 15
4 C'est La Vie Robbie Nevil   2 15
5 Faith George Michael George Michael - "Faith" (Single)
iTunes
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1(2) 14
6 I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For U2 U2 - "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For" (Single)
iTunes
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1(3) 13
7 Shakedown Bob Seger   1(1) 14
8 La Bamba Los Lobos Los Lobos - "La Bamba" (Single)
iTunes
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1(2) 13
9 Open Your Heart

from the LP
True Blue
ARC chart run: 36 - 25 - 20 - 14 - 11 - 7 - 3 - 1 - 1 - 2 - 8 - 16 - 26 - off
Madonna Madonna - "Open Your Heart" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
1(2) 13
10 I Wanna Dance With Somebody
(Who Loves Me)

from the LP
Whitney
ARC chart run: 35 - 26 - 17 - 10 - 5 - 2 - 1 - 1 - 2 - 7 - 8 - 12 - 19 - 29 - off
Whitney Houston Whitney Houston - "I Wanna Dance With Somebody" (Single)
iTunes
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1(2) 14
11 Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now Starship Starship - "Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now" (Single)
iTunes
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1(2) 14
12 Livin' On A Prayer Bon Jovi Bon Jovi - "Livin' On A Prayer" (Single)
iTunes
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1(3) 13
13 Heaven Is A Place On Earth Belinda Carlisle Belinda Carlisle - "Heaven Is A Place On Earth" (Single)
iTunes
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1(2) 14
14 Here I Go Again Whitesnake   1(1) 14
15 I Want Your Sex George Michael   2 14
16 Is This Love Whitesnake Whitesnake - "Is This Love" (Single)
iTunes
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1(1) 16
17 Didn't We Almost Have It All

from the LP
Whitney
ARC chart run: 33 - 24 - 14 - 9 - 4 - 3 - 2 - 1 - 2 - 13 - 21 - 30 - off
Whitney Houston Whitney Houston - "Didn't We Almost Have It All" (Single)
iTunes
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1(1) 12
18 Always Atlantic Starr Atlantic Starr - "Always" (Single)
iTunes
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1(1) 14
19 Don't Dream It's Over Crowded House   2 14
20 Land Of Confusion Genesis   3 15
21 Looking For A New Love Jody Watley Jody Watley - "Looking For A New Love" (Single)
iTunes
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1(1) 13
22 U Got The Look

from the LP
Sign O' The Times
ARC chart run: 38 - 33 - 27 - 21 - 14 - 12 - 6 - 5 - 3 - 1 - 3 - 13 - 21 - 36 - off
Prince Prince - "U Got The Look / Housequake" (Single)
iTunes
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1(1) 14
23 Mony Mony Billy Idol   1(1) 13
24 At This Moment Billy Vera & The Beaters Billy Vera & The Beaters - "At This Moment" (Single)
iTunes
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1(1) 13
25 Keep Your Hands To Yourself Georgia Satellites   2 14
26 The Lady In Red Chris De Burgh   2 14
27 Head To Toe Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam - "Head To Toe" (Single)
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1(1) 12
28 Heart And Soul T'Pau   3 14
29 Notorious Duran Duran   2 12
30 I Think We're Alone Now Tiffany Tiffany - "I Think We're Alone Now" (Single)
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1(1) 13
31 Lost In Emotion Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam - "Lost In Emotion" (Single)
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1(1) 12
32 Lean On Me Club Nouveau Club Nouveau - "Lean On Me" (Single)
iTunes
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1(2) 11
33 (I've Had) The Time Of My Life Bill Medley &
Jennifer Warnes
Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes - "(I've Had) The Time Of My Life" (Single)
iTunes
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1(1) 11
34 Only In My Dreams Debbie Gibson   4 14
35 Who's That Girl

from the
Who's That Girl soundtrack
ARC chart run: 37 - 29 - 24 - 10 - 6 - 3 - 1 - 2 - 3 - 9 - 19 - 36 - off
Madonna Madonna - "Who's That Girl" (Single)
iTunes
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1(1) 12
36 Control Janet Jackson Janet Jackson - Control 3 13
37 I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me) Aretha Franklin &
George Michael
Aretha Franklin & George Michael - "I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
1(1) 12
38 I Just Can't Stop Loving You Michael Jackson
with Seidah Garrett
Michael Jackson - "I Just Can't Stop Loving You" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
1(2) 11
39 Change Of Heart Cyndi Lauper   2 13
40 Jacob's Ladder Huey Lewis & The News Huey Lewis & The News - "Jacob's Ladder" (Single)
iTunes
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1(1) 12
41 You Keep Me Hangin' On Kim Wilde   1(1) 12
42 Shake Your Love Debbie Gibson   4 13
43 Somewhere Out There Linda Ronstadt &
James Ingram
Linda Ronstadt & James Ingram - "Somewhere Out There" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
1(1) 12
44 I Heard A Rumour Bananarama   2 12
45 Should've Known Better Richard Marx   3 12
46 Causing A Commotion

from the
Who's That Girl soundtrack
ARC chart run: 39 - 28 - 21 - 13 - 10 - 6 - 2 - 2 - 4 - 9 - 23 - 36 - off
Madonna Madonna - "Causing A Commotion" (Single)
iTunes
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2 12
47 (I Just) Died In Your Arms Cutting Crew Cutting Crew - "(I Just) Died In Your Arms" (Single)
iTunes
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1(1) 12
48 Little Lies Fleetwood Mac   3 13
49 Luka Suzanne Vega   2 12
50 La Isla Bonita

from the LP
True Blue
ARC chart run: 38 - 26 - 15 - 10 - 7 - 3 - 3 - 2 - 8 - 20 - 32 - 40 - off
Madonna Madonna - "La Isla Bonita" (Single)
iTunes
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2 12
51 Don't You Want Me Jody Watley   5 14
52 Touch Me (I Want Your Body) Samantha Fox   3 13
53 Don't Mean Nothing Richard Marx   3 12
54 Sign 'O' The Times

from
Sign O' The Times
ARC chart run: 32 - 20 - 12 - 9 - 5 - 3 - 1 - 5 - 7 - 18 - 31 - off
Prince Prince - "Sign 'O' The Times" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
1(1) 11
55 Bad Michael Jackson Michael Jackson - "Bad" (Single)
iTunes
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1(2) 11
56 You Got It All The Jets   3 13
57 Don't Disturb This Groove The System   4 13
58 Big Love Fleetwood Mac   4 12
59 Let's Wait Awhile Janet Jackson Janet Jackson - Let's Wait Awhile 2 11
60 Heat Of The Night Bryan Adams   2 11
61 Big Time Peter Gabriel   4 14
62 In Too Deep Genesis   3 12
63 Will You Still Love Me? Chicago   3 12
64 Someday Glass Tiger   5 13
65 Brilliant Disguise

from the LP
Tunnel Of Love
ARC chart run: 37 - 26 - 18 - 13 - 8 - 7 - 4 - 3 - 9 - 25 - 40 - off
Bruce Springsteen Bruce Springsteen - "Brilliant Disguise" (Single)
iTunes
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3 11
66 When Smokey Sings ABC   5 13
67 Carrie Europe   3 12
68 Breakout Swing Out Sister   5 11
69 Catch Me (I'm Falling) Pretty Poison   7 12
70 Rhythm Is Gonna Get You Gloria Estefan &
Miami Sound Machine
Gloria Estefan & Miami Sound Machine - "Rhythm Is Gonna Get You" (Single) 4 11
71 Is This Love Survivor   8 12
72 Mandolin Rain Bruce Hornsby
& The Range
  3 11
73 Songbird Kenny G   4 12
74 Doing It All For My Baby Huey Lewis & The News   4 12
75 Let Me Be The One Expose   6 12
76 Something So Strong Crowded House   5 11
77 We'll Be Together Sting   4 11
78 Casanova Levert   4 11
79 Point Of No Return Expose   4 11
80 The Finer Things Steve Winwood   6 12
81 Wanted Dead Or Alive Bon Jovi Bon Jovi - "Wanted Dead Or Alive" (Single)
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6 11
82 Come Go With Me Expose   4 11
83 Can't We Try Dan Hill
with Vonda Shepard
  4 11
84 Rock Steady The Whispers   6 11
85 Valerie Steve Winwood   7 13
86 Diamonds Herb Alpert   4 11
87 Victory Kool & The Gang   9 12
88 Tonight, Tonight, Tonight Genesis   3 10
89 Cross My Broken Heart The Jets   5 11
90 Paper In Fire John Cougar Mellencamp   5 11
91 I've Been In Love Before Cutting Crew   6 11
92 Who Will You Run To Heart   5 11
93 Midnight Blue Lou Gramm   5 10
94 The One I Love R.E.M.   7 11
95 Ballerina Girl

from the LP
Dancing On The Ceiling
ARC chart run: 37 - 32 - 27 - 20 - 15 - 11 - 9 - 6 - 11 - 22 - 30 - off
Lionel Richie Lionel Richie - "Ballerina Girl" (Single)
iTunes
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6 11
96 Love You Down Ready For The World   7 12
97 Let's Go Wang Chung   6 11
98 Right On Track The Breakfast Club   7 11
99 War

from the LP
Live 1975-85
ARC chart run: 38 - 28 - 19 - 13 - 11 - 9 - 7 - 6 - 13 - 31 - off
Bruce Springsteen Bruce Springsteen - "War" (Single)
iTunes
6 10
100 Where The Streets Have No Name U2 U2 - "Where The Streets Have No Name" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
6 10
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