FM104 Icons of Rock 1980-1989

Rock tracks that made FM104 famous

AC/DC – You Shook Me All Night Long 1980

The Police – Don’t Stand So Close To Me 1980

Pink Floyd – Another Brick In The Wall (Part 2) 1980

Pink Floyd – Comfortably Numb 1980

Pink Floyd – Run Like Hell 1980

Dire Straits – Tunnel Of Love 1980

Dire Straits – Romeo & Juliet 1980

The Motels – Total Control 1980

Icehouse – Can’t Help Myself 1980

INXS – Just Keep Walking 1980

Australian Crawl – Boys Light Up 1980

Australian Crawl – Downhearted 1980

The Police – De Do Do Do De Da Da Da 1980

Fischer Z – So Long 1980

The Stray Cats – Runaway Boys 1980

U2 – I Will Follow 1980

Devo – Whip it 1980

The Pretenders – Brass In Pocket 1980

Talking Heads – Once In A lifetime 1980

Blondie – Call Me 1980

Icehouse – We Can Get Together 1980

The Angels – No Secrets 1980

AC/DC – Back In Black 1980

Ultravox – Vienna 1981

U2 – Gloria 1981

Australian Crawl – Errol 1981

The Police – Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic 1981

Roxy Music – Jealous Guy 1981

Rolling Stones – Start Me Up 1981

Rolling Stones – She’s So Cold 1981

Icehouse – Walls 1981

Icehouse – Icehouse 1981

The Stray Cats – Rock this Town 1981

The Who – You Better You Bet 1981

Hall & Oates – Private Eye’s 1981

INXS – The Loved One 1981

INXS – Stay Young 1981

The Cars – Shake It Up 1981

Greg Kihn – The Breakup Song ( They Don’t Write ‘Em) 1981

Men At Work – Down Under 1981

Pat Benatar – Hit Me With Your Best Shot 1981

Australian Crawl – Oh No Not You Again 1981

Australian Crawl – Things Don’t Seem 1981

Phil Collins – In The Air Tonight 1981

David Bowie & Queen – Under Pressure 1981

Men At Work – Be Good Johnny 1981

Men At Work – Who Can It Be Now 1981

Simple Minds – Love Song 1981

Kim Carnes – Bette Davis Eyes 1981

The Church – Almost With You 1981

Foreigner – Juke box Hero 1981

Foreigner – Waiting For A Girl Like You 1981

Human League – Don’t You Want Me 1981

Billy Idol – White Wedding 1982

Split Enz – Six Months In A Leaky Boat 1982

Psychedelic Furs – Love My Way 1982

Dire Straits – Private Investigations 1982

Dire Straits – Industrial Disease 1982

Foreigner – Urgent 1982

INXS – Don’t Change 1982

INXS – Black & White 1982

INXS – To Look At You 1982

INXS – The One Thing 1982

Simple Minds – Promised You A Miracle 1982

Simple Minds – Glittering Prize 1982

Australian Crawl – Shutdown 1982

Australian Crawl – Daughters Of The Northern Coast 1982

Hall & Oates – Maneater 1982

XTC – Senses Working Overtime 1982

Roxy Music – Avalon 1982

Roxy Music – More Than This 1982

Dexy’s Midnight Runners – Come On Eileen 1982

The Clash – Rock The Casbah 1982

Joan Jett – I Love (Rock N’ Roll) 1982

A Flock Of Seagulls – I Ran(So Far Away) 1982

The Clash – Should I Stay Or Should I Go 1982

George Thorogood – Bad To The Bone 1982

Survivor – Eye of The Tiger 1982

The Church – Unguarded Moment 1982

Cheap Trick – If You Want My Love 1982

Midnight Oil – US Forces 1982

Midnight Oil – Short Memory 1982

Midnight Oil – Read About It 1982

Midnight Oil – Power And The Passion 1982

Icehouse – Great Southern Land 1982

Icehouse – Hey Little Girl 1982

Billy Idol – Hot In The City 1982

Cold Chisel – Forever Now 1982

Cold Chisel – When The War Is Over 1982

The Pretenders – Back In The Chain Gang 1982

John Cougar Mellencamp – Jack & Diane 1982

Cold Chisel – You Got Nothing I Want 1982

Motels – Take The L 1982

Motels – Only The Lonely 1982

Goanna – Solid Rock 1982

Divinyls – Boys In Town 1982

Toto – Rosanna 1982

Toto – Africa 1983

Men At Work – Dr. Heckyll And Mr. Jive 1982

Big Country – In A Big Country 1983

The Pretenders – Middle Of The Road 1983

Simple Minds – Waterfront 1983

Modern English – I Melt With You 1983

Bob Marley – Buffalo Soldier 1983

Talking Heads – Burning Down The House 1983

U2 – New Years Day 1983

U2 – Sunday Bloody Sunday (live) 1983

The Police – Every Breath You Take 1983

Divinyls – Science Fiction 1983

Icehouse – Street Cafe 1983

Dragon – Rain 1983

David Bowie – Let’s Dance 1983

David Bowie – Modern Love 1983

Eurythmics – Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) 1983

Motels – Suddenly Last Summer 1983

INXS – Original Sin 1983

Divinyls – I’ll Make You Happy 1983

Mondo Rock – Come Said The Boy 1983

Men At Work – Overkill 1983

Men At Work – It’s A Mistake 1983

Australian Crawl – Reckless 1983

Australian Crawl – Louie Louie 1983

Bryan Adams – Cuts Like A Knife 1983

ZZ Top – Gimme All Your Lovin’ 1983

ZZ Top – Sharp Dressed Man 1983

Greg Kihn – Jeopardy 1983

Nik Kershaw – I Won’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me 1983

The Call – The Walls Came Down 1983

Yes – Owner Of A Lonely Heart 1984

INXS – Burn For You 1984

INXS – I Send A Message 1984

INXS – Dancing On The Jetty 1984

INXS – The Swing 1984

David Bowie – Blue Jean 1984

The Cars – You Might Think 1984

The Cars – Drive 1984

The Cars – Magic 1984

Van Halen – Jump 1984

Jimmy Barnes – No Second Prize 1984

Icehouse – Don’t Believe Anymore 1984

Cold Chisel – Saturday Night 1984

Cold Chisel – Flame Trees 1984

Cold Chisel – No Sense 1984

Pat Benatar – Love Is A Battlefield 1984

Midnight Oil – Best Of Both Worlds 1984

Midnight Oil – When The Generals Talk 1984

Twisted Sister – We’re Not Gonna Take It 1984

Slade – Run Runaway 1984

Billy Idol – Rebel Yell 1984

Billy Idol – Flesh For Fantasy 1984

Billy Idol – Eyes Without A Face 1984

Ultravox – Dancing With Tears In My Eyes 1984

Bruce Springsteen – Born In The U.S.A 1984

Phil Collins – Against All Odds 1984

The Police – King Of Pain 1984

Queen – I Want To Break Free 1984

Machinations – No Say In It 1984

Nik Kershaw – Wouldn’t It Be Good 1984

Nik Kershaw – The Riddle 1984

Hoodoo Gurus – I Want You Back 1984

Bruce Springsteen – Dancing In The Dark 1984

ZZ Top – Legs 1984

Split Enz – Message To My Girl 1984

Foreigner – I Want To Know What Love Is 1984

Billy Idol – Eyes Without A Face 1984

Van Halen – Panama 1984

Van Halen – Hot For Teacher 1984

U2 – Pride (In The Name Of Love) 1984

Talking Heads – Girlfriend Is Better 1984

Prince – When Doves Cry 1984

The Kane Gang – Respect Yourself 1984

Lloyd Cole – Perfect Skin 1984

Philip Bailey – Walking On The Chinese Wall 1984

Band Aid – Do They Know it’s Christmas 1984

Lloyd Cole – Rattlesnakes 1984

Lloyd Cole – Lost Weekend 1985

Simple Minds – Don’t Forget About Me 1985

INXS – Listen Like Thieves 1985

INXS – Kiss The Dirt 1985

INXS – Shine Like It Does 1985

INXS – This Time 1985

David Lee Roth – California Girls 1985

Phil Collins – Don’t Lose My Number 1985

Phil Collins – Sussudio 1985

Power station – Some Like It Hot 1985

Power station – Get It On 1985

John Fogerty – The Old Man Down The Road 1985

John Fogerty – Rock And Roll Girls 1985

Kane Gang – Respect Yourself 1985

The Cure – Close To Me 1985

Jimmy Barnes – Working Class Man 1985

Jimmy Barnes – I’d Die To Be With You Tonight 1985

Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers – Don’t Come Around Here No More 1985

The Hooters – And We Danced 1985

Hoodoo Gurus – Like Wow-Wipeout 1985

Tears For Fears – Everybody Wants To Rule The World 1985

The Cars – Tonight She Comes 1985

The Cure – In Between Days 1985

Ganggajang – Sounds Of Then 1985

Talking Heads – And She Was 1985

Eurythmics – Would I Lie To You 1985

Huey Lewis – Power Of Love 1985

Icehouse – No Promises 1985

The Hooters – All You Zombies 1985

Talking Heads – Road To Knowhere 1985

Talking Heads – The Lady Don’t Mind 1985

Hoodoo Gurus – Bittersweet 1985

Waterboys – The Whole Of The Moon 1985

Divinyls – Sleeping Beauty 1985

Divinyls – Good Die Young 1985

Tears For Fears – Shout 1985

Tears For Fears – Head Over Heels 1985

Dire Straits – Money For Nothing 1985

Simple Minds – Alive And Kicking 1985

Simple Minds – All The Things She Said 1985

Simple Minds – Sanctify Yourself 1985

Philip Bailey & Phil Collins – Easy Lover 1985

Bryan Adams – Summer Of 69′ 1985

Bryan Adams – Run To You 1985

Robert Palmer – Addicted To Love 1985

Dire Straits – Walk Of Life 1985

Dire Straits – So Far Away 1985

Midge Ure – If I Was 1985

Mr Mister – Broken Wings 1985

Mr Mister – Kyrie 1985

Mr Mister – Is This Love 1985

Dream Academy – Life In A Northern Town 1985

The Models – Out Of Mind Out Of Site 1985

The Models – Barbados 1985

Don Henley – Boys Of Summer 1985

John Cougar Mellencamp – Small Town 1985

John Couger Mellencamp – Lonely O’ Night 1985

John Couger Mellencamp – Rain On The Scarecrow 1986

Paul Kelly – Before Too Long 1986

Van Halen – Dreams 1986

ZZ Top – Rough Boy 1986

ZZ Top – Sleeping Bag 1986

ZZ Top – Stages 1986

Jimmy Barnes – Ride The Night Away 1986

The Saints – Just Like Fire Would 1986

Absolute Beginners – David Bowie 1986

Peter Gabriel – Sledgehammer 1986

INXS – What You Need 1986

Divinyls – Pleasure & Pain 1986

Talking Heads – Wild Wild Life 1986

Dragon – Dreams Of Ordinary Men 1986

Run D.M.C – Walk This Way 1986

AC/DC – Who Made Who 1986

Dragon – Speak No Evil 1986

Oingo Boingo – Stay 1986

Van Halen – Why Can’t This Be Love 1986

Steve Winwood – Higher Love 1986

Hoodoo Gurus – Death Defying 1986

Iggy Pop – Real Wild Child 1987

Pink Floyd – Learning To Fly 1987

Pink Floys – On The Turning Away 1987

Choirboys – Run To Paradise 1987

Party Boys – He’s Gonna Step On You Again 1987

Bon Jovi – Livin’ On A Prayer 1987

Whitesnake – Here I Go Again 1987

U2 – With Or Without You 1987

U2 – Where The Streets Have No Name 1987

U2 – I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For 1987

Hunters & Collectors – Do You See What I See 1987

Paul Kelly – To Her Door 1987

Paul Kelly – Dumb Things 1987

Crowded House – World Where You Live 1986

Crowded House – Mean To Me 1986

Crowded House – Don’t Dream It’s Over 1987

Crowded House – Something So Strong 1987

R.E.M. – The One I Love 1987

The Angels – We Gotta Get Out Of This Place 1987

Hoodoo Gurus – What’s My Scene 1987

Hoodoo Gurus – Good Times 1987

Midnight Oil – Beds Are Burning 1987

INXS/Jimmy Barnes – Good Times 1987

Jimmy Barnes – Too Much Ain’t Enough Love 1987

Mick Jagger – Let’s Work 1987

INXS – Need You Tonight 1987

Icehouse – Electric Blue 1987

Icehouse – Crazy 1987

Fischer Z – Perfect Day 1987

R.E.M. – Orange Crush 1988

Steve Earl – Copperhead Road 1988

Jerry Harrison – Rev It Up 1988

The Go-Betweens – Streets Of Your Town 1988

Icehouse – Nothing Too Serious 1988

Jimmy Barnes – Driving Wheels 1988

Jimmy Barnes – I’m Still On Your Side 1988

David Lee Roth – Just Like Paradise 1988

INXS – Never Tear Us Apart 1988

INXS – Devil Inside 1988

INXS – New Sensation 1988

INXS – Kick 1988

The Church – Under The Milky Way 1988

U2 – Desire 1988

Pat Benatar – All Fired Up 1988

Underworld – Underneath the Radar 1988

Hoodoo Gurus – Come Anytime 1989

U2 – All I Want Is You 1989

Paul Kelly – Sweet Guy 1989

Aerosmith – Love In An Elevator 1989

Hunters & Collectors – When The River Runs Dry 1989

Poison – Every Rose Has It’s Thorn 1989

Tom Petty – I Won’t Back Down 1989

Tom Petty – Free Falling 1989

Tom Petty – Runnin’ Down A Dream 1989

Johnny Diesel – Cry In Shame 1989

Texas – I Don’t want A Lover 1989

….I’m adding to this list so please check back!