1984: A Year in Song

Today is my birthday!  Here are some songs from the year of my birth.


  1. The Ghost In You by The Psychedelic Furs on The Psychedelic Furs Superhits
  2. Drive by The Cars on Heartbeat City (Elektra)
  3. What Difference Does It Make? by The Smiths on The Sound of the Smiths (Warner)
  4. Dress You Up by Madonna on Celebration (Warner)
  5. Smooth Operator by Sade on The Ultimate Collection (Sony)
  6. Careless Whisper by George Michael on Make It Big (Columbia)
  7. Burning Down the House by The Talking Heads on Stop Making Sense (Sire)
  8. The Killing Moon by Echo & The Bunnymen on Live in London 2014 (Concert Live)
  9. Hold Me Now by Thompson Twins on The Best of Thompson Twins (Arista)
  10. Out of Touch by Daryl Hall & John Oates on The Essential Daryl Hall & John Oates (BMG)
  11. I Want to Know What Love Is by Foreigner on Agent Provocateur (Atlantic)
  12. My City Was Gone by Pretenders on Learning to Crawl (Rhino)
  13. It's My Life by Talk Talk on It's My Life (Rhino)
  14. Break
  15. The Glamorous Life by Sheila E. on The Glamorous Life (Warner)
  16. Careless Whisper by George Michael on Ladies and Gentlemen (Sony)
  17. Against All Odds by Phil Collins on My War (Sony)
  18. Hello by Lionel Richie on Back to Front (Motown)
  19. Smuggler's Blues by Glenn Frey on Solo Collection (Geffen)
  20. The Boys of Summer by Don Henley on Building the Perfect Beast (Geffen)
  21. Ace of Spades by Motorhead on Ace of Spades (Sanctuary)
  22. My War by Black Flag on My War (Cesstone)
  23. Fade to Black by Metallica on Ride the Lightening (Blackened Recordings)