WLIR/WDRE Top 100 Songs of 1988

1. Depeche Mode - Route 66

2. U2 - Desire

3. Siouxsie and the Banshees - Peek-A-Boo

4. Erasure - A Little Respect

5. Morrissey - Suedehead

6. R.E.M. - Orange Crush

7. The Sugarcubes - Birthday

8. Midnight Oil - Beds are Burning

9. New Order - Fine Time

10. Camouflage - That Smiling Face

11. U2 - Angel of Harlem

12. Erasure - Chains of Love

13. Kon Kan - I Beg Your Pardon

14. Big Audio Dynamite - Just Play Music

15. 10,000 Maniacs - Like the Weather

16. Escape Club - Wild Wild West

17. U2 - God Part II

18. Morrissey - Every Day is Like Sunday

19. The Primitives - Crash

20. Erasure - She Won't Be Home

21. The Sugarcubes - Coldsweat

22. Depeche Mode - I Want You Now

23. 10,000 Maniacs - What's the Matter Here?

24. Duran Duran - I Don't Want Your Love

25. Shona Laing - Soviet Snow

26. OMD - Dreaming

27. Fairground Attraction - Perfect

28. R.E.M. - Stand

29. The Cure - Hey You!!!

30. Sinéad O'Connor - Mandinka

31. Peter Murphy - Indigo Eyes

32. Images in Vogue - Strangers

33. Peter Schilling - The Different Story

34. Edie Brickell and the New Bohemians - What I Am

35. Bobby McFerrin - Don't Worry Be Happy

36. Morrissey - I Don't Mind If You Forget Me

37. Joan Jett and the Blackhearts - I Hate Myself for Loving You

38. Erasure - Yahoo!

39. The Church - Under the Milky Way

40. ofra Haza - Im Nin'Alu

41. Robyn Hitchcock and the Egyptians - Balloon Man

42. Robert Palmer - Simply Irresistible

43. Talking Heads - (Nothing But) Flowers

44. Information Society - What's On Your Mind?

45. Echo & the Bunnymen - Bedbugs and Ballyhoo

46. In Tua Nua - All I Wanted

47. Pet Shop Boys - Domino Dancing

48. Fishbone - One Day

49. Erasure - Ship of Fools

50. Enya - Orinoco Flow (Sail Away)

51. New Order - Touched by the Hand of God

52. Sinéad O'Connor - I Want Your (Hands on Me)

53. INXS - Need You Tonight

54. The Church - Reptile

55. Ziggy Marley - Tomorrow People

56. Duran Duran - Big Thing

57. The Sisters of Mercy - This Corrosion

58. Midnight Oil - The Dead Heart

59. They Might Be Giants - Ana Ng

60. Morrissey - Sister I'm a Poet

61. Aztec Camera - Somewhere In My Heart

62. APB - When I Feel This Way

63. Bryan Ferry - Kiss and Tell

64. Marc Almond - Tears Run Rings

65. INXS - Never Tear Us Apart

66. Julian Cope - Charlotte Anne

67. U2 - Jesus Christ

68. Jane's Addiction - Jane Says

69. Dr. Calculus - Full of Love

70. Lou Reed - Dirty Blvd.

71. Camouflage - Neighbours

72. The Timelords - Doctorin' the Tardis

73. INXS - Devil Inside

74. Maxi Priest - Wild World

75. Erasure - Phantom Bride

76. The Sugarcubes - Motorcrash

77. Midnight Oil - Dreamworld

78. Cetu Javu - Situations

79. The Psychedelic Furs - All That Money Wants

80. INXS - New Sensation

81. Pop Will Eat Itself - There is No Love Between Us Anymore

82. Sting - Be Still My Beating Heart

83. The Pixies - Gigantic

84. Pet Shop Boys - Left to My Own Devices

85. Crossfire Choir - The Canary Song

86. The House of Love - Christine

87. Deborah Harry - Liar Liar

88. Midnight Oil - Put Down that Weapon

89. Jon Astley - Put this Love to the Test

90. INXS - Different World

91. Pop Will Eat Itself - Def.Con.One

92. Moev - Crucify Me

93. Cocteau Twins - Carolyn's Fingers

94. Aswad - Don't Turn Around

95. Erasure - Sixty-Five Thousand

96. The Bangles - In Your Room

97. The Pursuit of Happiness - I'm an Adult Now

98. In Tua Nua - Don't Fear Me Now

99. Sinéad O'Connor - Jump in the River

100. Renegade Soundwave - Bitin' My Nails

Top Artists

1. Nirvana
2. Green Day
3. Red Hot Chili Peppers
4. Beastie Boys
5. Radiohead
6. The Smashing Pumpkins
7. The Ramones
8. Beck
9. The Clash
10. Nine Inch Nails
11. Sublime
12. Pearl Jam
13. Linkin Park
14. The Smiths
15. Foo Fighters
16. Rage Against the Machine
17. Stone Temple Pilots
18. The Cure
19. Weezer
20. U2
21. Depeche Mode
22. Jane's Addiction
23. White Stripes
24. Offspring
25. AFI
26. The Pixies
27. Soundgarden
28. Social Distortion
29. The Killers
30. The Strokes
31. Incubus
32. Alice in Chains
33. New Order
34. Oasis
35. Tool
36. Bad Religion
37. Bob Marley
38. Queens of the Stone Age
39. Coldplay
40. System of a Down
41. Modest Mouse
42. blink-182
43. Morrissey
44. No Doubt
45. Rancid
46. Cake
47. Death Cab For Cutie
48. 311
49. Jimmy Eat World
50. Fall Out Boy
51. The Shins
52. Blur
53. Garbage
54. Bush
55. My Chemical Romance
56. Korn
57. The Police
58. Arcade Fire
59. Papa Roach
60. Gorillaz
61. Live
62. Sonic Youth
63. Cypress Hill
64. Yeah Yeah Yeahs
65. The Sex Pistols
66. Violent Femmes
67. R.E.M
68. Staind
69. Postal Service
70. Evanesence
71. Hole
72. Iggy Pop
73. Chemical Brothers
74. Muse
75. Bloc Party
76. David Bowie
77. Interpol
78. Prodigy
79. The Breeders
80. Fatboy Slim
81. Panic! at the Disco
82. Metallica
83. Franz Ferdinand
84. INXS
85. Audioslave
86. Bjork
87. Everclear
88. Talking Heads
89. A Perfect Circle
90. Moby
91. Elvis Costello
92. Pennywise
93. PJ Harvey
94. Lenny Kravitz
95. The Verve
96. Flaming Lips
97. Faith No More
98. Echo and the Bunnymen
99. Daft Punk
100. Wolfmother
101. Stone Roses
102. Velvet Revolver
103. The Cult
104. Filter
105. Deftones
106. Silversun Pickups