Is there any '80s track that gets stuck in your head faster than "Come On Eileen?" Scroll on to find out. Dexys Midnight Runners' track was just one of the catchy hits to top Billboard charts in 1983.
Another sticky track that year was Michael Jackson's "Billie Jean," which held its No. 1 spot for a whopping seven weeks, right before "Come On Eileen" knocked it off its top position for good in April. But Jackson would return to the charts twice again that year—first with the Thriller track "Beat It" and later alongside Paul McCartney in their duet "Say Say Say."
There's much more to be heard from Billboard charts in 1983, including classics from The Police, Billy Joel, David Bowie, and Irene Cara. (Hint: this was also the year Flashdance hit theaters.)
Scroll on to hear them all.
Daryl Hall & John Oates, "Maneater"
Men At Work, "Down Under"
Patti Austin With James Ingram, "Baby, Come To Me"
Michael Jackson, "Billie Jean"
Dexys Midnight Runners, "Come On Eileen"
Michael Jackson, "Beat It"
David Bowie, "Let's Dance"
Irene Cara, "Flashdance...What A Feeling"
The Police, "Every Breath You Take"
Eurythmics, "Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)"
Michael Sembello, "Maniac"
Billy Joel, "Tell Her About It"
Bonnie Tyler, "Total Eclipse Of The Heart"
Kenny Rogers with Dolly Parton, "Islands In The Stream"
Lionel Richie, "All Night Long (All Night)"
Paul McCartney And Michael Jackson, "Say Say Say"