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Top 21 of 1979 - #5

#5 – Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers – “Refugee” – (1979)

Gotta love Tom Petty. He’s been putting out good music for going on 40 years and he seems to still love doing it. 70 more words

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Top 21 of 1979 - #6

#6 – Blondie – “Atomic” – (1979)

This is one of Blondie’s best songs. It topped the charts in the U.K. but only barely cracked the top 40 in the U.S. 49 more words

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Top 21 of 1979 - #7

#7 – Little River Band – “Lonesome Loser” – (1979)

The Little River Band began as an Australian rock band, even though their current lineup is almost all American. 58 more words

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Top 21 of 1979 - #8

#8 – AC/DC – “Highway to Hell” – (1979)

Highway to Hell was AC/DC’s final album with original front man Bon Scott. The song is a classic, one of AC/DC’s most popular hits (even charting into the top 50 on the Hot 100). 29 more words

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Top 21 of 1979 - #9

#9 – Eagles – “I Can’t Tell You Why” – (1979)

This is the best song from the Eagles’ The Long Run album. It was the first Eagles track to feature lead vocals from bassist Timothy B. 32 more words

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Top 21 of 1979 - #10

#10 – Chic – “Good Times” – (1979)

Disco was a force of nature. It came in, swept everyone up, and left a hated thing. 89 more words

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Top 21 of 1979 - #11

#11 – The Knack – “My Sharona” – (1979)

Here is the song that The Knack is and always will be known for. Impressively, this was their first single and it was a smash – #1 on the Hot 100 for six weeks. 87 more words

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